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Downtown Residence

Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Ranked #21 of 180 Brussels B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The owner of this guesthouse is a kind old man who will talk your ear off and charm you with his eccentricity. The rooms are decent, clean and comfortable to stay in. We had a suite and I stayed on the pull out sofa --it was horrible. Don't try to get any sleep on the pull out sofa because it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

A colleague and I stayed here for 1 night while in Brussels. I felt like I had found a long lost relative. This was great. Perhaps they had only 4 rooms and you may have to climb a steep spiral staircase to your room, but it is worth the effort. When I informed the owner that I needed to move... More

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57 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

• Location: Good Location • Check in: Fast. • Bed: Very comfortable. • Bathroom: Clean with a nice shower • Staff: Very friendly and helpful. The owner of the property is very kind, full of good stories • Breakfast: Good. • Price: 150 euros per night for 04 guests in the same room. • General opinion of the hotel: We... More

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hastings
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Well here it is. The little continental cafe / accommodation of everyone's imagination. Painted the delicious fading red that promises a warm welcome on a cold winter's day.And tucked away on a quiet little back street corner despite the busy city roads close by. Family owned and run the Downtown Residence at Place du Samedi has been in business almost... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I am sure the REAL Downtown Residence at Place du Samedi 15 is good. BUT I tried to book it using the Booking.Com button via TripAdvisor (as above) and ended up staying at ANOTHER DOWNTOWN RESIDENCE at 10 Rue de Laeken. SO I WAS CONNED. The other one is not very clean and it was very difficult to sleep at... More

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We were absolutely blown away by the hotel, restaurant and the owner!!! We couldn't have found a better place to stay. The restaurant is cozy and the food wonderful, the owner treats you like family and takes the time to get to know you. Where else can you have a breakfast of FRESH warm croissants, ham, cheese and fresh fruits.... More

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you want a delicious dinner and an interesting conversation you should try B&B Downtown Residence in Brussels. The food it’s simply a symphony of good taste and the owner is an excellent host. We were very lucky to find this restaurant but now we will be their customer every time we will come to Brussels. Everything will exceed your... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I satyed here fore 2 nights whilst in Brussels for a conference. Good location - just a few stps on the metro from centre (takes about 5 mins) Kind and caring owners and lovely friendly staff with pretty good english Nice room, I was on the top floor and it was very spacious, sofa, tv, comfy bed, lovely deep bath,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I have a very short review to write here—if you come to Brussels and stay anywhere else, you’ve missed an excellent opportunity to enjoy a small, well run hotel. The staff was extremely helpful, the room was comfortable and the location is ideal. Oh, and breakfast—simply delicious! I cannot wait for my next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Despite trying to book during Brussels' annual seafood expo, we were delighted to stay and dine at this perfect downtown B&B. The location is convenient to the de Brouckere subway stop and the Grand Palace. The Downtown Residence has three rooms located above Restaurant Sainte-Catherine. Our 2nd floor suite had a large comfortable bed, ensuite shower and toilet, and a... More

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Additional Information about Downtown Residence

Address: Place du Samedi 15, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Brussels
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 180 B&Bs / Inns in Brussels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the center of Brussels, in the center of Europe, a small and hospitable Guesthouse, Downtown Residence, is waiting for you!For businessmen who require an efficient and reliable service or just for tourism, we are the place to be if you search for a Guesthouse in Brussels.Located in the center of Brussels, Downtown Residence is about 5 minutes walking distance from the shopping area and the historical center of Brussels. At 100 meters from the nearest metro station (main lines), Dowtown Residence is ideally located in the city!Our approach is a 100 % satisfaction of our guests. Downtown Residence is always giving its best to make your stay in Brussels comfortable.Besides the ideal location and our “client” satisfaction approach, Downtown Residence offers also the best in terms of Guestrooms. We propose three luxurious guestrooms, each one equipped with double bed, its own bathroom, toilets, television, and a broadband Internet access (bring your portable and a Ethernet card). ... more   less 
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