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pentahotel Leuven

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Alfons Smetsplein 7, Leuven 3000, Belgium (Formerly Mercure Leuven Center)
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Leuven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014
Sleightym Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bruges, Belgium
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I remember this hotel being built in the late eighties when I was studying at the law faculty accross the stree. I guess nothing has changed ever since. The room was worn out, the carpet dirty, the decoration outdated. I slept on the second floor and it seemed the first four rooms on this floor have been renovated already and... More

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Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Centre of Leuven, lots of nice restaurants, bars and cafés nearby. The hotel does not serve food in the evening. Rooms ok, free wifi only available in the bar. Breakfast very expensive, if bought at the hotel, use cafés nearby instead. Fitness suite is quite poor.

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stayed here for New Year's Eve. We had a little trouble finding the hotel since it is inside the pedestrian area. We were able to park on the street and then walk in. The hotel was clean and the rooms are a good size. It was nice and quiet and you are able to walk to most of the spots... More

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This was my first time in Belgium for business and was very satisfied with the hotel. The location was perfect to walk about too restaurants and shops and hotel staff friendly. I slept well despite some noise of students having a good time as walking through the courtyard in the evening, but not enough to be completely disruptive. The daily... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Stayed here for two nights in one of their executive level rooms on the top floor. The room was very spacious and comfortable, but oddly the bathroom by comparison was very small. Nevertheless all was functional- nice coffee machine in the corner. Internet access was by cable rather than WiFi and was payable at around €20 for 24 hours of... More

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L'Isle-Jourdain, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

A very convenient location, but a typical business hotel for during the week so it seemed pretty characterless. It was a warm October week, but i found it too warm in the room to sleep well. The window did open but it would close itself (due to the close proximity of the curtain) and opened directly over a noisy courtyard... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stopped Monday night and found it very noisy with drinkers outside and a nearby night club. Got quiet about 5:30am then the beer delivery came 6:00 and woke me up again. Room 216 Windows wouldn't close properly, dirty carpet, free wifi in bar and reception only. Didn't stay for the second night, checked out early as did lot of people... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Booked the most expensive room for my business travel as the website states it has super fast internet...but that was a very expensive service, and the free wifi was not available on the top floor...the world upside down. The website is really dodgy in the way it describes the room amenities: the payable hi-speed internet is embedded within the "free... More

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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

A good centrally located hotel but extremely hard to locate. We travelled here by car and followed directions on the hotel website which were useless as they failed to tell you that access to the hotel is via a pedestrianised street which has a bollard that has to be encoded if your vehicle does not activate it. We didn't have... More

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Also Known As:
Mercure Leuven Hotel Leuven
Mercure Leuven Hotel
Holiday Inn Leuven
Leuven Holiday Inn
Address: Alfons Smetsplein 7, Leuven 3000, Belgium (Formerly Mercure Leuven Center)
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 17 hotels in Leuven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — pentahotel Leuven 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Staying in Leuven? The shiny new pentahotel is the cleverest decision you could make. Right now we're transforming the former Mercure Hotel into something exciting and different, with a very special penta flavour. In the meantime this culturally beautiful location, with friendly staff waiting to help you settle in, is a brilliant choice for leisure or business trips. The wonderful neighbours include one of the world's most prestigious universities and several of the world's most prestigious beers. Not forgetting you! At penta you become the world's most prestigious VIP. ... more   less 
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