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Hotel Dukes' Palace

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Prinsenhof 8, Bruges 8000 Belgium
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#23 of 99 hotels in Bruges
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UNIQUE Superior HOTEL IN BRUGES Hotel Dukes’ Palace, former residence of the Burgundian aristocracy and a unique five-star superior hotel in Flanders, is ideally located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bruges. The 110 rooms, including elegant suites, luxury rooms and spacious family rooms, are all unique and combine contemporary comfort with authentic elegance of the 15th century. The 3000 m² garden, the restaurant, the terrace, the spa and the bar are the perfect places to enjoy. The hotel also features a congress center of 632 m² as well as a spacious garage. Hotel Dukes’ Palace is part of The Swan Hotel Collection, a Bruges hotel group of charming, boutique and luxury hotels.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Parking garage
Wifi
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Bicycle tours
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Hammam
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Luxury
Business
Languages Spoken
English, French, Dutch, German
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Thomas F wrote a review Dec 2021
Athens, Greece84 contributions8 helpful votes
Lovely atmospheric hotel with spacious rooms in the center of Bruzze (everything is near by as far as the touristic sights) , with very friendly staff always willing to answer any question you may have or anything else. Definitely a recommendation!!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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JusticiaMat wrote a review Dec 2021
Vilnius, Lithuania315 contributions151 helpful votes
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Amazing hotel- inside and outside. You feel like you live in Dukes Palace. Rooms big, modern, have coffee mashine and mini bar. Breakfast-perfect, wirh champagne and Belgian chocolate. I loved this place, i felt like i found ky secoblnd home! Surely come back! Good luck!
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Stefano E wrote a review Dec 2021
Lugano, Switzerland702 contributions345 helpful votes
A stunning hotel, sneed a palace, a bit from old times. Rather a 4 stars though. Littlest details in the rooms, like missing bathrobes and aged carpets, a poor spa (weird odors in the steam bath) , the restaurant is partly excellent (meat and entrees) .. their cheese choice is though very poor and low quality, the breakfast buffet is very good. All was m all a 4 stars but not 5, reason for my poor rating.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Wonderful And Wise wrote a review Dec 2021
28 contributions8 helpful votes
Well after debating to travel to Bruges during the covid crisis we are so happy that we did. This hotel is simply stunning and made our stay so much better and out our minds to rest. We want to thank the Scottish member of staff (we didn’t get your name sorry) in the bar was was amazing. Also a big thanks to Wouter on the front desk, a pure gentleman and we wish you all the best for the future. The only one problem we had was on our final night we visited the bar and was asked to produce proof that we were staying at the hotel. We did, we then noticed about 10 other guests come in and not once did they get asked to produce proof. We were casually dressed so this may have played a factor but to the waiter who asked us for proof, a little advice…. Take a leaf out of our Scottish friends book, he will teach you a lot. He noticed the Rolex Daytona on my wrist and looked after us ;)
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Brussels-Chris wrote a review Nov 2021
Brussels140 contributions110 helpful votes
I needed to go the town of Brugge for a business appointment and I decided to stay a night. I looked on the internet and found quickly the Duke’s Palace and booked a suite, because they had a private underground parking, which is very convenient in a town like Brugge and is situated really in the centre, on a walking distance from the most sightseeing’s places. On arrival, I parked my car and went to the reception. There is a direct access from the parking to the hotel. There is no elevator, but you can ask for help for your luggage if necessary. The hotel is a former palace used by the rulers of Brugge and the Low Countries. So, it is an historical building. At the reception, I was welcomed by a very professional and extremely friendly staff. Before checking in, my covid safe ticket was controlled, so I didn’t need to wear a face mask on the premises. I got my room and was guided to it by a member of staff. It was a large room, with a seating area all in ancient style with very high ceilings. There was a huge closet build in the 19th or even the 18th century and reaching nearly to the ceiling, containing a safe and all necessary paraphernalia. There was also a superb modern bathroom: large bath, large walk in shower… The room had a fantastic view on the large garden. The room was very clean and treated due the COVID19 rules. I had dinner in the restaurant of the hotel. I choose the set menu consisting of scallops and belly bacon, followed by Nordic lobster and pheasant as main course. Very fine dining, with a very friendly and helpful staff. This five stars hotel (the only one in Flanders) is a really good place to stay if you want luxury, quietness and an extremely friendly, multilingual and professional staff.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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PRICE RANGE
$162 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kempinski hotel dukes palace, kempinski hotel bruges
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace
LOCATION
BelgiumFlandersWest Flanders ProvinceBruges
NUMBER OF ROOMS
110
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Dukes' Palace
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Nearby attractions include Historic Centre of Brugge (0.2 miles), Chocolates & Happiness (0.3 miles), and Volkscafé Sint-Jakobs (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Conveniently located restaurants include Brazi's, That's Toast!, and Little Siam.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Is Hotel Dukes' Palace located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Bruges.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Dukes' Palace offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Dukes' Palace?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Dutch.