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Guesthouse Begijnhof

Schapenstraat 97, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Ranked #1 of 26 Leuven B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two years ago, I visited Leuven for the first time. I became fascinated with the Begijnhof. When I decided to return to Leuven again, the location of this guesthouse was the deciding factor. It was right across form the entrance to the Begijnhof. It was a very nice surprise, when my daughter and I arrived, to meet the innkeeper, Michel.... More

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Lancashire, England
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful B&B oozing with character. Very tasteful decor, the blend of old and new works perfectly.The linen is of the highest quality and the breakfast excellent. Michel, the owner, is attentive and charming. This is a special place you will always remember. A short walk takes you to the centre of town. Cannot recommend highly enough. 

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Boise Idaho
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I loved this b&b! It was my last night after a long journey through three countries. I was met at the door by Michel, the owner, who has lovingly restored this 400 year old building. My daughter was with me and he asked us to sit and enjoy a refreshment while he gave us wonderful information about events in Leuven!... More

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Very hospitable and helpful owner who runs a small B&B in the prettiest part of town. Loved everything about our stay - simple, tastefully decorated seventeenth century house and rooms, delicious breakfast (including home made jams and eggs from his chickens). Perfect!

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Anderlues
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Working in faculty club for a customer - i booked a night in this B&B. Even though i am not a big fan of the B&B formula ( " obliged socializing" etc..) i would really like to recommend the Gueshouse Begijnhof. SWOT : Strengths : Price versus quality, environment ( lovely ), close to city center ( 10' walk), internet... More

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

What a little gem this B&B is. It is tucked away down a wonderful cobbled street directly opposite the Begijnhof but ideally situated for a short walk into the main town. We stayed on the top floor and the room was very spacious, warm and modern with flat screen TV, very comfortable with a luxury bed and sofa. The owner,... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This B&B is really exceptional. The house is four hundred years old but has been lovingly restored by Michel, the owner, and is now very comfortable indeed with a great bed. The location is amazing - directly opposite the extensive, exquisite and peaceful 13th century Begijnhof (a sort of village within a town), but just a 10 minute walk right... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Beautiful building, even more wonderful view and such a peaceful place - hearing the bells from the Begijnhof softly giving the time... Modern and comfortable room, wonderful home-made jams (from berries and fruits of the garden) for breakfast and the most attentive, friendly and professional service one could hope for. Five star standard at a guesthouse, what a treat!

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Toowoomba
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This lovely B&B is right near the quiet, peaceful streets of the Begijnhof. Michael is your charming and attentive host and we really enjoyed chatting with him during our stay. He even drove us to the station through the icy streets on the morning of our leaving. The room we had faced the Begijnhof and was cosy and well appointed.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We enjoyed our stay in this hostel very much, since everything was just right. First of all, the location is magical, and we were lucky enough to have a room overlooking the Begijnhof. Waking up with the bells of the church in the Begijnhof is wonderful. As I understood from other reviews, the B&B has been open for just a... More

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Address: Schapenstraat 97, Leuven 3000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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