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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked at the reviews here AFTER I booked to stay... and was apprehensive as I approached the hotel. Reality was so different. Maybe I lucked out... but I found the hotel perfectly fine. Check in was smooth. Not a million laughs... but perhaps that's the culture. Stayed in room 206.... perfect. Room at end of corridor, so windows on... More 

Thank Naas-Man
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Correct hotel, very clean . the staff is friendly and correct Rooms are OK, but rather for business travellers than for families or couples. You need a taxi to go downtown and visit the center of Louvain. adjacent is the Faculty Club Restaurant and the beautiful Begijnhof

Thank Geert P
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 479 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

First of all, my requirements for a hotel room are a bed I can sleep in and a decent temperature, heat in the cold season and aircon in the warm one if it's a warm place. This one did not deliver on the heat, and as it was a cold, wet October week and everyone had the coughs and sniffles,... More 

Thank Aethelred
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I made a return visit to this hotel recently and am sorry to say compared my earlier visit about 6 years ago I was disappointed. The public areas are fine but the bed rooms need refreshing - the decoration was peeling in places, and towels and bed linens distinctly worn. Worst the heating in my room was not working. After... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

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 

Thank jacquib842
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank Wessel H
Bordeaux, France
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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!

Thank frankluyten
Vancouver, CA
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 

Thank bm93travel
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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 

Thank travelvasi
Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • 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
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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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: $99 - $179 (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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“I would not recommend the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles Aethelred, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms X07, X06 are at the end of the hall so you only have 1 neighbor”
 of 5 bubbles bm93travel, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a garden room”
 of 5 bubbles 76leslieh, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here for vacation. Average for business meetings. Leuven has much better hotel choices for business meetings and for vacation.”
 of 5 bubbles MarcH882, Jan 2, 2016 | Read review
“nothing in particular”
 of 5 bubbles stefanol286, Jul 17, 2015 | Read review
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