We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Continental

Place de la Constitution 18, Saint-Gilles, Brussels 1060, Belgium
Hotel amenities
Hotel Continental
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Write a Review

99 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    4
    18
    31
    17
    29
See reviews for
12
31
16
18
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (99)
  • Mar-May only
    (28)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (25)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (26)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (20)
All months
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

had to find somewhere to stay after air traffic control problems cancelled all flights to & from Belgium - one of last places available. Bathroom quite nice but room although spacious (family room) generally somewhat dilapidated, carpet could do with clean etc. Staff friendly and helpful At 140 euros for room only, not a good bargain but needs must (stayed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
276 reviews 276 reviews
41 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

this overnight stay was not planned, but after the thalys stopped in Bruxelles due to a technical problem and everybody had to start looking for a place to spend the night and I ended up in the Continental. Which was very run-down, has a very rickety elevator, large but dirty and dusty rooms and a meagre breakfast. However they still... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers are raving about these Saint-Gilles hotels

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Perfectly located, next to the Midi train station, it was an amazing spot to start exploring Brussels (we have been there for one night). If your are looking for something affordable, a normal room with bathroom, that,'s the spot. Wifi not working properly, breakfast not included.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

It would be easy to be critical of this hotel as it needs a thorough makeove, but it has charm and represents very good value in this expensive city - and I liked it. The location, near Midi Station, was ideal for me. The rooms look untouched for 50 years but they are cared for and the high ceilings make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Athens, Greece
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stayed for 1 night as a couple in January 2014 STAFF: Very friendly staff, provided me with all info we needed. They also printed our flight tickets, somehting that was very kind :) LOCATION: Central location close to the metro station (2 min walk) ROOM: NIce modern spacious room with all facilities in sound operation. PRICE: Very cheap and affordable,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tilburg, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was looking for a reasonably priced room to stay overnight near the railway station. The staff was friendly and helpful. However, lukewarm heater in the room and no heater in the bathroom did not make my stay very pleasant (middle of December). I had an impression that various austerity measures (no stopper in the bath tube, weak heating, worn... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leeds, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I needed a hotel to crash after coming over from the Eurostar quite late for a meeting in the next morning. This was one of the few affordable options left and it was quite close to the Brussels-Midi train station. So I booked it. It was easy to find, and close to the station. But I didn't know that the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
37 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stayed here, Tuesday night, this week, for one night, was having a difficult time getting a hotel near brussels centre (grand place), and this was one of a very few options available, (its just near the Brussels South Station (Du Midi) which is a short hop on a train to central station or short taxi trip. I got the bus... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
14 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The hotel is superbly located next to Brussels Midi and easy to find. The rooms are large and clean. Breakfast is very good. The staff are helpful. Although the décor is a bit dated this is reflected in the price. The amenities are good-free Wi-Fi and modern t.v. A great jumping off spot to base yourself to explore both Brussels... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I know we are not exactly talking about the luxury end of the market, but in comparison to other places around Europe, this place is pretty poor even at this price. The first room offered (booked through Hostel Bookers) was terrible (a very definite and instant yeuk factor) and it took a bit of persuasion to get to see other... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

32 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (22)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay