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Downtown-BXL

118, rue du marche au charbon, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Ranked #14 of 183 Brussels B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had spoken to Theo before arriving in Brussels and he was very friendly and helpful and lovely to meet in person. He gave us perfect directions from the station to the B&B and we found it very easily. The B&B is in a great area of Brussels, very hip and quirky with lots of bars, cafes and shops. Sights... More

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Mauritius
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 5 nights at this cosy bed and breakfast with my partner and we had an amazing experience. We felt as if we were staying at our friend's house by the warm welcome we received everyday at breakfast time by the owner Theo who is so helpful and friendly. Breakfast really good and We got to taste local product.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We recently stayed at this BandB for one night while passing through back to Paris. What an outstanding, charming and comfortable property! The rooms are well appointed and the staff extraordinarily helpful and friendly. The breakfast in the morning was beyond filling and delicious. I highly recommend this property if you're spending any amount of time in Brussels. One word... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We loved this B&B. The location is perfect. We were able to walk anywhere we wanted. The neighborhood is very fun. The inn itself is very clean and well-kept. We had a private kitchen area for tea/coffee on our floor. We also were served great breakfasts: tea/coffee/breads/cheese/yogurt/eggs/ham/jams/etc. Everything was great. We also thought Theo was extremely kind and helpful. He... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

As a young couple, we often look for somewhere which is cost-effective but provides that little bit of chic which makes a holiday special and this place ticks all boxes. The rooms are spacious, beds are comfy and the staff are more than friendly. The breakfast definitely fills a hole and provides a wide range from boiled eggs, yoghurts, cold... More

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Limassol, Cyprus
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Brussels over NYE's and really loved this place. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and where always willing to help us out with a smile on their face. The location couldn't get any better really. Right in the centre and a stone's throw away from the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, restaurants, bars and anything... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Right next to Moeder Lambic, one of the best bars in the area. Very helpful staff, who helped direct us to the B&B when we got a bit lost on the way there (in excellent English). BEAUTIFUL rooms - really stunning, great design-aware trendy boutique style, and even champagne glasses and a corkscrew available in the room for late night... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stayed here as part of my husband's surprise 40th birthday celebrations. It was absolutely perfect - a brilliant central location, welcoming hosts, delicious breakfast, a beautiful building, spotless rooms and excellent value for money. The building is full of character and a truly awe-inspiring staircase! We had the duplex apartment on the 5th floor, which wasn't a problem for... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed two nights in Brussels and enjoyed our stay here. The hosts are fantastic; David greeted us and showed us to our room and Theo served breakfast with a smile and so much energy and chatter. We enjoyed it so much and the food was fantastic; juice,bread croissants, jam and butter, ham and cheese, yogurt and an egg; soft,... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is long over due for me to write this review. We stayed there last November. Where to begin? The location was right within walking distance to everything we wanted. The staff was very welcoming and gracious. We showed up a bit early so they allowed us to place our luggage in the back and suggested a few places to... More

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Address: 118, rue du marche au charbon, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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