This was the first hotel I stayed at on my 10 day trip and was probably my favourite. The staff was very pleasant when we arrived early and we were to leave out bags in a secure room until check-in at 3pm. The rooms were nice and the beds were comfortable with good sheets. Only annoying thing was that the beds were two twin beds pushed together and preferably it would have been nice to get a double. (not sure if they had double beds)
The best part about this hotel was the location. So many restaurants and shops in the area and it was about a 13 euro taxi from brussels midi. There is a taxi stand right next to the hotel if you need one early in the morning to get to a train.
Look at booking this hotel on a third party service because I was able to get a double room for $120 CDN for the night when the actual price at reception was 270 Euros for a double. For $120 it was well worth the money.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in the historic centre of Brussels, Hotel Aris is 5 minutes' walk away from the Gare Centrale and public transport (tram, bus, metro). This makes it very easy for you to get to the heart of the European quarter or to the Atomium. Just leave Hotel Aris to find your happiness, whatever it may be: a nice little café or a Michelin starred restaurant, trendy bars and old bistros, Belgian beers, exhibitions, stately homes and quarters. Even if you're on a tight schedule, you'll have time to see all the sights that can't be missed: our Grand Place, so beautiful it will take your breath away (+/- 100m away), Manneken Pis (+/- 500m), Brussels' most international "Kets" and the superb Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (+/- 50m away). Just a few steps away there is also the museum quarter and the Sablon, a square full of trendy bars, exclusive boutiques and experts in everything from chocolate to antiques. ... more less
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