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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is set at the start of the beautiful Groot Begijnhof and is set within very well cared for gardens. It was 35 degrees outside when we stayed there and there is no sir con in the reception or restaurant but the bedroom had ice cold air con which you can control with a remote control. The interior of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The location and immediate surroundings are wonderful. You feel like you're walking in an ancient little city. The outside of the hotel has that same feel, yet the inside looks like a good quality 4star hotel. On one side a shame, because the outside doesn't match the inside. Same goes for the hotel rooms. They are not authentic nor ambient... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Love the garden, breakfast and the kind staff. Nice lunch and diner possibilities, cosy bar! If you have the chance visit museum M of go for a run in the sports arena across the hotel, great sports park!

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Vancouver, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

During a recent trip to Leuven, our company stayed at this hotel. With an early flight arrival, we were not able to check in before 2pm but the hotel was able to hold our luggage until check-in time. The hotel is on a small property with a small, peaceful courtyard in the back near a waterway. Rooms at the hotel... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Begijnhof Hotel is located about a mile and a half from Leuven train station. The reception staff were friendly and the check-in process was good. My room was fairly large and clean. The bed was comfortable. There was a desk to work at and there was a coffee making machine and a mini-fridge which was reasonably stocked. The breakfast was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We've only been here a couple of hours and the beautiful location is marred by the obnoxious receptionist with absolutely no sense of customer service or, frankly, basic manners. Appears to be a common experience given other customer reviews as well.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is an excellent hotel in Leuven, just a short train trip outside of Brussels, and a short 10 minutes or so taxi ride from the central train station (taxi stand outside the station....not well marked when we were there). We arrived on an overnight flight from the US and got to the hotel around 9am, way to early to... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife had a conference at the university and we stayed here for six nights. I had a good time and heartily recommend this hotel. The location is wonderful, in a beautiful ancient section of town called the Groot Begijnhof, filled with old buildings and winding, cobblestone streets. At the same time, you're only a fifteen minute walk, give or... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The designers of the Begijnhof Hotel did a fantastic job of preserving the beautiful historic building and grounds while meeting modern expectations. The hotel is situated adjacent to the Groot Begijnhof, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is now owned by KU Leuven and used to house visitors and students. It was originally a beguinage (a community of semi-religious women)... More 

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st. louis, missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This hotel is pretty new but totally understaffed. While we were there I believe they had two employees, one at the desk and one at the bar who also served food. I would not be surprised it he also cooked and this young Iranian man was the savior for me of this hotel rating. We have been in many hotel... More 

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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
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Finding that unique location is challenging, but in the Begijnhof Hotel you enjoy the best of both worlds. Situated at the edge of the city of Leuven you are in the city centre as easily as in nature. In addition it's nice to know that we are situated in a recognised quiet area in the middle of UNESCO world heritage. Easy to say that the Begijnhof Hotel is all but average. The atmosphere exudes tradition, but with a modern feel. The hotel is very well situated and offers a car park with CCTV, but also a quiet green environment, with a view of the 13th Century Spanish Quarter. Be surprised by the unique location of the Begijnhof Hotel. A 15-minute drive from Brussels Airport and at the edge of the city centre of Leuven, the hotel is situated in the quietest and most picturesque part of town. It is one of the few little known urban quiet areas for a reason. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Begijnhof Hotel

Address: Groot Begijnhof 15, Leuven 3000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Price Range: $103 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Begijnhof Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 69
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Leuven
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