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Bruegel Youth Hostel

Heilige Geeststraat 2, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Chandigarh, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I did a mistake of staying here. The memories about this place still haunt me. There are so many things wrong about this place that I will list only the worst ones. 1. The staff: The lady receptionist was cordial enough to the guests, but the guy who was on the night shift was an a*******. When asked about the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Pros: -Very friendly and helpful staff who converse well in english. -Room with in-built shower room. Cons: -Small room with little walking space. -Unstable double deck beds. -Pay to use the lockers if you want to store your bags prior to check in. -Very dull complimentary breakfast.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Convenient location for Gare Centrale and Gare du Midi. Generally clean and quiet. Overnight fee includes sheets and breakfast. Missing the following : kettle, microwave, guests' kitchen. Missing thirteen characters.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Worst case of false advertising I have ever experienced. I booked this hostel online thinking it looked alright and that it would be a good location, close to the central station and the city centre but I got there and the place was awful. The room wasn't ready for me when I got there, so I had to pay to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Great location. 5-10min walk from central station. Limited reception hours. When I showed up at 2pm to checkin, reception was just re opening after their lunch break and there was a big queue of people waiting and only one girl on reception who was a bit flustered. It was ok though. Building is old. Looks old. But is relatively clean,... More 

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Rennes, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

There were two of us staying at the hostel, but for vacancy reasons had to get a single room and another bed in a shared room. After paying at the reception, we went upstairs to check out the rooms and we were surprised by a dirty single room that no one had bothered to clean after the last stay. The... More 

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Granada, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The hostel is indeed cheap and clean, but I wouldn't choose it at all if you want to enjoy your weekend in Brussels: - Very unfriendly staff, who made us feel the whole time like they were doing us a favor for answering our questions - Wierd enough, they FORCE you to leave the hostel every day between 10:00 and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

4 of us stayed at the Bruegel Youth Hostel in September 2013. It was a great stay and much cleaner and more amenities than you would expect from a Hostel with a reasonable price. The rooms are clean and private, offering a chance at your own shower which can be a relief after travelling in group and staying in dorms.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Pro: very clean, great location near town center and train station, felt safe, gave me a great take-away breakfast (four slices of bread, jam, butter, generic Nutella, orange, chocolate milk, two small cheeses) because I was leaving before breakfast began Con: pay (1.50) lockers for early check-in, showers are a pain but save water, 10-2 lock out (bit surely you're... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Avoid at all costs, unfriendly staff, horrific rules (not allowed inside your room or the hostel at all for a large portion of the day). This is not so much a hostel as a detention centre filled with incredibly unfriendly and bizzare individuals running the establishment. DO NOT STAY HERE!

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