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Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

Rue de la Sablonniere, 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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119 reviews 119 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Located on the outskirts of the centre of the city, the hostel is a few minutes' walk from the nearest metro station, 10 minutes from Gare du Nord and 15 minutes from the city centre. I was in an 8-bed female dorm and had no problems (except one sensational snorer). The room was large and airy with plenty of storage... More

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Madrid, Spain
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

You have to make your own bed. Room (4 female dorm) needed painting and new ceiling, they are already refurbishing the hostel. Enough breakfast, bar open in the evening. Not far from tourists attractions - public transport. The area is very quiet (maybe too much for some travellers, but you can find shops - restaurants nearby, follow Bondstraat + rue... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I am sorry but I did not like my stay at Youth Hostel Jacques Brel! The rooms were poor, beds uncomfortable, bathroom unclean, not the best located and it was way to noisy on the bottom level! The only good thing going for them is the free internet and breakfast!

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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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