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Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

Rue de la Sablonniere, 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My fiancé and I will never forget the days we spent in Bruxelles and this hostel helped to create those great memories! Great location, front desk team very helpfull+kind+polite+friendly, breakfast was THE best EVER! And the doubleroom was HUGE and clean!!! The Babel Bar was great too! Great and cheap Belgian Beer!!! The bartender Sekoul (dont know how to write... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

This hostel was not bad at all. Walkable to Grand Place in about 10/15 mins. Close to Metro. Full of german people when I was there, not that, that was a bad thing but from what I experienced I was the only english guy, anyway, decent spot.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It's a good hostel to stay. In general, i liked it: breakfast in ok, rooms are clean and spacy, location is good and close to city center, to Subway station and other transport ,and the area itself is nice. Did not like that they don't have hairdriers in rooms and you need to pay extra for a towel. But it's... More 

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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They are renovating, wires hanging from the ceiling. Very unsafe. Rooms smell like sewer, thanks to the bathroom. Beds are a plastic matras, uncomfortable. Definitely not recommended, for these prices you can get a decent hotel.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It was quite an uphill walk from the centre of town: not ideal with luggage. The room was fine if a bit pokey. There weren't enough power sockets for the number of beds and the wifi didn't work in the room. This would have been ok if there was a nice communal area but the bar was only open from... More 

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Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
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27 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The place is ok. The staff of hostel is friendly, but the staff of bar is very unfriendly. The location is nice! The bathroom don't have toilet and for my surprise doesn't toilet in my floor. Exactly, I have to go to other stair to found a toilet. The bedroom don't have lockers.

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Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were a large group of friends and this hostel was definitely one of the best in Brussels, clean, nice, well located, friendly staff, wi fi, computers, good breakfast, nice bars, ping pong table etc. second stay in Jacques brel, second time happy about the services!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. Rooms clean & functional and the place is close to a metro stop. 15 minute walk to centre and all the bars & restaurants. The bar is okay and entertainment was provided every night we were there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I hated this hostel, I stayed as part of a school trip and it was a nice room and very big but I found that it was very unclean and messy plus I got bitten multiple times while I was there. I don't know if it was bed bugs, fleas or mites or all of them but I've been bitten... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've traveled rather extensively throughout Europe and have stayed in hostels in various countries, ranging in quality, but this is the worst hostel I've stayed in. I'm not quite sure where my money went because there was no internet connection in my room, no hot water, no towels and my room was not clean. I waited three hours for the... More 

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Address: Rue de la Sablonniere, 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 51
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