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Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven

#7 of 18 Hotels in Leuven
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Martelarenlaan 10, Leuven 3010, Belgium (Formerly Etap Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good basic hotel. It was clean. Nice Dove hand wash and an unknown shower gel. I was travelling on my own and had a room with two single beds. The room was of a reasonable size. The beds were hard, which is good. However, if you like a soft bed...not that great. I was fine with that.... More 

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Castricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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99 reviews 99 reviews
11 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a really basic hotel, but it is ok if you just want a decent room. The location is very central, just behind the Station, the 'Grote Markt'/'Oude Markt' is just 10 minutes walk! Cheap and a reasonable price. Clean bathroom as well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a economical option for a solo traveler to stay right near the train station. There was noise from the trains during the night. The buffet breakfast was average. The room was a bit small. Considering the price it is an option to give second thought.

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

I would like to start by thanking you for choosing our hotel as accomodation choice and for taking the time to write a review. I sincerely regret you had some inconvenience with the noise of the trains. Normally all the windows are soundproofing but when the window is not properly closed, you can hear indeed some noise from outside. We... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I read some of the previous reviews and I have to agree: it is an ok budget hotel, close to the train/bus station, with basic facilities. Some of the rooms might be noisier - those which are closer to the train station but otherwise it is a fine place to stay for a couple of nights.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple nights. Our room was bigger than what I would normally expect for a budget hotel. It is wonderfully located by the train station that you could easily hop in hop out to visit other cities. At the end of a whole day's sight seeing, the powerful warm shower gets very comforting and prepares me for... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had a very small room + bathroom. The air-conditioning machine made a lot of noise during the night because of the heating and in the morning we woke up with the delicious smell of fresh bread :) Location of the hotel is perfect towards the citycenter and in general we didn't had to complain about the noise on the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This hotel is something special, made me laugh so hard at times. You get what you pay for. The rooms are so small and so crammed. Open the door and take one step, toilet to your left. Take another step, shower to your left. Take another step, trip over the bed and hit the wall. But it's ok for business,... More 

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Stoke On Trent
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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Nicely located close to the train station and only a 15 minute walk into the centre of lovely Leuven. The room was fairly basic as you may expect but it had everything i needed including free wifi. Only downside is the lack of parking.

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