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Novotel Brussels Centre
Ranked #29 of 199 Hotels in Brussels
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

Our Eurostar trip to Brussels included this hotel. Nothing fancy, but is clean, modern and comfortable. Spacious rooms and separate toilet was a bonus. Huge buffet style breakfast, cannot fault. Near all the sights of brussels and 25 minute walk from Eurostar Gare de Midi - although recommend a taxi as walk does not take in the nicest parts of Brussels...
Would stay here again.

Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
2  Thank Bexley2011
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NBCTN, General Manager at Novotel Brussels Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2013

Dear Traveller,

Coming from the Eurostar "Gare du Midi", we recommend taking a taxi or the underground tramway (stop "De Brouckère") to reach our hotel in the city center.

Kind regards,

Marc Uytterhoeven
General Manager

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Reviewed March 2, 2013

Business in town on the day of a public transport strike led to me to stay the night before in this part of the centre of Brussels. Is a Novotel so nothing too fancy, but was clean, quiet, modern, comfortable, and well equipped. Breakfast was a self service canteen, but a good selection and a fair price. Easy walking distance of most things, including metro stops when not on strike, gare du nord (train to the airport), and the good restaurants on the quai aux briques, . Couldn't have asked for more and would happily go back there rather than some of its more expensive, older, showier neighbours.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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NBCTN, General Manager at Novotel Brussels Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2013

Dear Christopher,

I would like to thank you for recommending our hotel.
Hoping to welcome you again soon in Brussels!

With kind regards,

Marc Uytterhoeven
General Manager

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Only stayed two nights in this hotel but it was lovely ,warm room ,comfortable bed, able to make tea/coffee.Good English breakfast.Free wireless.This hotel is very modern ,would have liked to stay longer and without a doubt would stop here again.

Room Tip: All rooms are nice.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank tracymay28
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NBCTN, General Manager at Novotel Brussels Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2013

Dear Tracy,

Many thanks for your comments.
If you are able to book well in advance look out for our "early-breaks" promotions.

Kind regards,

Marc Uytterhoeven
General Manager

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

I stayed in Novotel Brussels Centre for 2 nights, for my visit in FOSDEM 2013.

On the way from the airport to the hotel, the taxi driver told me that if I should require a taxi,
I should order it from the hotel, since there are a few taxi drivers who like to 'travel around with you in the taxi'... Distinguished hotels such as the Novotel, work with trusted taxi drivers which will avoid such tricks.

On the first morning in Brussels I asked the hotel service to order a taxi for me, following the advice I got. When the taxi arrived, I showed the exact address I needed which I had in my phone. So I was holding my smart phone in my hands during the ride. On arrival I took my wallet out, and accidentally dropped my phone. A few minutes after I went out of the taxi, I was horrified to discover I lost my phone with lots of vital information I have on it.

I managed to get a phone call back to the hotel (luckily they have it on the room card-key). Since I ordered the taxi from the hotel service, they managed to trace the taxi driver, who was able to find my phone and returned it to the hotel!!! Guys, you saved me so many important things I cannot even start to thank you!

Some more practical information on the room;
- As a single men on a business trip I got a very comfortable room. The room is very spacious, clean and useful for me to open my laptop and start working there.
- Other room facilities (A/C, bathroom, bed, etc) were just what I needed: very clean and in a good shape.
- Breakfast: standard European one. Personally I miss vegetables and cheese, but I enjoyed the menu they served.
- Location (, location, location)- no need to add more here, simply look at the map and see what I mean.

The only cavity I had is with the wifi- the free one is quite low on bandwidth, but still workable.
But hey, they saved my phone! and this is worth every Cent I paid and much more.
Many thanks guys!

For future readers, I strongly suggest adopting the tip I got; if you need a taxi, ask the hotel service to arrange it. You may find yourself in my position and thank the tipper and the hotel ;)

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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2  Thank doron_fe
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NBCTN, General Manager at Novotel Brussels Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2013

Dear,

I would like to thank you for your positive feed-back on the service, this motivates our entire team. I'm glad your phone is returned!

WIFI is free of charge, but if you want to send large data, I recommend you to use the High Speed Internet which is povided for a cost of 9,90EUR/24hours.

Also thanks for the tips you shared with other travellers.

Kind regards,

Marc Uytterhoeven
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

From the moment we reached the Hotel I liked it. Good location and great entrance.

Was able to check in early which was a massive plus as we arrived 4 hours early. Was also given complementary drink in the bar, nice plus!

Booked an Ext Room and i am very glad i did. Massive, clean, modern and spacious room with all the bits and bobs you need plus extra. Excellent view. Very comfortable beds with lots of extra pillows and quilts. Bath room was beautiful, huge walk in shower!

The staff were very friendly and helpful.
Overall me and my other half loved it and we will be back.

Room Tip: Ask for view of church.
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

This modern, renovated hotel is only a 5-10 minute walk from Grand Place, and other attractions. There are plenty of restaurants around if you don't want to pay extra for the hotel's breakfast. The room was modern and a decent size, we had a QS bed and "2 sofa beds" which ended up being 2 singles, which still worked. The hotel was quiet at night and parking was easy as there is a large parking garage right across the street which charges 15 euros for 24 hours. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Novotel Brussels Centre

Address: Rue de la Vierge Noire 32 | Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Brussels
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Green Hotel in Brussels
#13 Family Hotel in Brussels
#20 Luxury Hotel in Brussels
#23 Romantic Hotel in Brussels
#32 Business Hotel in Brussels
Price Range: $102 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Brussels Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 217
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Novotel Brussels Centre Tour Noire is a 4 star hotel offering 217 rooms located in the lively Place Ste Catherine area, 800 m from the Grand Place. Ideal for seminars meetings and conferences, the hotel offers 11 modular function rooms with a break area. Guests on a business trip to Brussels can unwind in our fitness center, jet-stream pool, hammam and soak up the atmosphere in our bar brasserie perfect for exploring a typical Belgian meal or sampling delicious beers. ... more   less 
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