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Menen, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The concept is very cool, all the staff members I met were so very friendly and helpful! It is not hard to find as prior to arrival you receive the best possible information to get there - and there you find yourself in a buzzing place in the middle of the lovely town of Leuven! It is a fun place...

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Hitchin Herts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brilliant hotel, room fitted to very high standard, a restaurant serving great food, a well-stocked bar, friendly and helpful staff and a relaxed atmosphere. We paid about the same as we would have paid for a budget hotel, so a real treat for us!

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: nice atmosphere good breakfeast friendly staff excellent location The bad: free wifi is a joke noisy room breakfast area is way too small when the hotel is fully booked. we enjoyed our stay!

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Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with a great location very close to the city center. Breakfast was good, with plenty of choice. The buffet was kind of inconveniently placed in a small corner though, and seating space was kind of cramped. The rooms were nice, with plenty of natural light and a nice and modern bathroom. Personally we didn't really like the bed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, good location, friendly staff and a good breakfast. The Wifi connection was not very good. Mostly no connection with the Wifi. And unfortunately we could not park our car longer than 1 day.

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Ennis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, good location, friendly staff, dreadful internet. I find it very unsatisfactory to have to pay extra for reasonable speed internet in a 4 star hotel in 2017. The free internet which is supposed to offer 256Kb/sec speed only scored 110kb/sec on speedtest.net and was so slow it was unusable for my purposes - just regular web browsing, google...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no remarks, the staff was extremely kind, the location is top as it was freezing cold weather, it was rather cool in the room, the parking is easy to excess once you follow the drectives of the concierge, the lobby is cosy and the setting is great

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pleasure to slept into Penta Hotel in Leuven. The crew were very nice, with fluent English, breakfasts very, very good. Room's big, very comfortable. Price was ok, very competitively. Hope will visit this place again.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was absolutely great. Location was terrible to locate and staff by telephone couldn't help while trying to find the hotel. While sold as an full self serve business it is not. Spent New Year's day here and in anticipation asked of there would be service and was told that "we never close" ... when ordering was told that...

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Wilsele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay with a different hotel concept! Great breakfast with real eggs and a lot of choices. Actually I have no special remarks about it... Only one remark maybe: the breakfast room is maybe a little to small, specially in weekends I think as most people have breakfast a little later then 6h30...

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Jolien V, Manager at pentahotel Leuven, responded to this review

Dear Erwin, Thank you for your nice feedback about your stay! Really appreciate it! :) In the weekends it can be a little bit crowded as most of the guests want to have breakfast as late as possible so therefor it's mostly busy between 9h-10h. Due to the special "penta"-concept, guests can choose wherever they want to have breakfast, in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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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: $79 - $195 (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 Family Hotel in Leuven
#1 Romantic Hotel in Leuven
#2 Business Hotel in Leuven
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leuven
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“Rooms on the 5th floor are amazingly large”
 of 5 bubbles S3311UFroberth, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“We were on the first floor and with the window closed it was very quiet. There is no road noise anyway, just church bell.”
 of 5 bubbles 328jeanetter, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“Try the ice-cream shop!”
 of 5 bubbles PetePhillips, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the square can be noisy, but have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles 45evanj, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“Third and fourth floor rooms are very quiet, especially ones facing the back lanes”
 of 5 bubbles amichaim, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
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