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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall: Excellent hotel, best possible location within city center of Leuven, unbeatable price/quality. In detail: While the bar/reception is quite hip, the room itself is a bit more traditionally designed but very comfortable anyhow. Coffee/tea facilities and empty fridge to chill your own drinks are always a plus, just as the superb enormous bed. On the downside: a door to... More 

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Vlijveen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly and casual reception located right in the heart of ancient Leuven. A typical hotel garni. This is what I am looking for on a city trip. A bit complicated to reach by car but the guidelines given prior to the visit were excellent. We will book this hotel on out next stay.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I walked into the 'reception' and walked out again. It thought I had walked into a neighbouring bar but on having a quick look around decided that no this must be the place. The reception really is the far right hand end of the bar. After that everything went well. I had a lovely large room on the top floor... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Penta is a very nice hotel in the heart of Leuven, a lovely city with lots of cafes bars and restaurants close by and some interesting architecture. The room was spacious and spotlessly clean with a very large bed of 2 mattresses . Decor was modern and crisp. Nice shower room with toiletries. We didn't eat or drink at... More 

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High Wycombe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good hotel, centrally-located; I have stayed here before. Breakfast service could be better - the tables were full of dirty crockery/cutlery - basically, more staff needed at breakfast time. Car parking is over-priced.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great hotel in the centre of the city about 1 min walk away from restaurants and 3 min from university colleges and the various city squares. The hotel is comfortable with a 24/7 bar serving a range of great Belgium beers and other refreshments. There is a cool lounge space and open air seating area. Just around the corner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is ideal. Plenty of restaurants nearby within walking distance. Don't be put off by having to check-in at the bar. This hotel is based on a unique concept that all employees must be able to perform all the duties necessary to maintain the business. That means that bar tender can serve you drinks, check you... More 

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JolienVDH, Manager at pentahotel Leuven, responded to this review

Dear Rami, Thank you for your positive feedback about our hotel. We really appreciate your honest opinion about your stay here. Really happy that you like our penta-style & noticed our receptionists are Guest Serving Agents; especially to create a better band with our guests. We will communicate your nice words to everyone of our team. Looking forward welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Leuven for 9 days, for a conference and to visit friends. I stayed in other hotels in Leuven in the past. This hotel is by far the best in terms of staff-availability, location, convenience, facilities adn SERVICE!

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JolienVDH, Manager at pentahotel Leuven, responded to this review

Dear An, Thank you for your nice feedback about our hotel. Really thankful for your nice words & flattered with your great review. Looking forward welcoming you back with us. Have a lovely day, Jolien Vandenhove//Sales Manager More 

Dordrecht
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, very nice service, beautiful room with a good bed and everything you need in your room is present. Price en quallity are perfect. The hotel is in the centre of Leuven so a very good start to explore the city.

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JolienVDH, Manager at pentahotel Leuven, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the nice feedback. Come back any time and we will try to give you an even better stay than last one. Enjoy your summer holidays. Jolien Vandenhove//Sales Manager More 

Valencia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In pentahotel, we liked everything. Great hotel, reasonable prices, very close to all activities especially to universities, clean and modern rooms. Very friendly staff. The breakfast is wonderful. There is everything: salty, sweet ... And lots of variety.

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JolienVDH, Manager at pentahotel Leuven, responded to this review

Dear Leila, Thanks a million for your nice words! We really appreciate your honest review about your stay in our hotel. We will certainly pass your comments to the other departments. Hope to welcome you soon! Have a lovely summer, Jolien Vandenhove//Sales Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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.Free WLAN in rooms and public areas available. Rooms at pentahotel Leuven are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV and free movies. The private bathrooms all include a shower and a hairdryer, as well as free bath amenities. Guests can enjoy daily buffet breakfast in the onsite restaurant and the pentalounge invites to relax or have a drink at the bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about pentahotel Leuven

Address: Alfons Smetsplein 7 | 3000 Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium (Formerly Mercure Leuven Center)
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Price Range: $88 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Leuven 4*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Mercure Leuven Hotel Leuven
Holiday Inn Leuven
Leuven Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Leuven
#1 Family Hotel in Leuven
#2 Business Hotel in Leuven
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leuven
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