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“Wonderful Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Le Dixseptieme
Ranked #81 of 200 Hotels in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
Watertown, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wonderful Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Le Dixseptieme on two separate occasions in November, The hotel is very elegant; and the common area most pleasant. The rooms are spacious, the beds comfortable, and the bathrooms commodious. It is centrally located, very close to the Grand Place and to the central railway station. The staff are courteous and pleasant, We found the breakfast too highly priced; so chose to have our morning coffee elsewhere.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Yokohama
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

It is only 5 mins away from the central station. The reasons of we determined to stay this hotel is location since we wanted to take train to visit other cities as well. The hotel has great decor and warm atmosphere. Our room has lovely wooden floor and free wifi connection in the room. Also, there are plenty of electric power source in the room. So, if you have many mobile items, it wont be a problem. The staff were really friendly and gave us great advise where to eat and we enjoyed the suggested restaurant.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in December as an Anniversary trip and to visit the Christmas markets. Arriving by Eurostar, we walked from the Gare du Midi which is only about 25 minutes once you work out the directions. Later found that you can go for free to the Gare Central, which is right next to the hotel, on the train. The hotel is located in a quiet side street by a church and you would hardly know that you were in the centre of a capital city. Check in was quick and efficient and the receptionist showed us to our room which was in the new part of the hotel across a small courtyard. Our room was a junior suite which was large and comfortable with a separate seating area. This is not a chain hotel so don't expect everything to be the same as each room has its own character, it is also fairly old so floors creak but not enough to be a problem. The bar was closed for refurbishment so we didn't use that but the breakfast the next morning was good quality continental style with different bread, croissants, meat and cheese etc with plenty of choice. It is located in a cosy room just off reception which was tastefully decorated for Christmas.
The huge plus for this hotel is its location. On leaving the hotel turning left takes you to a small square. passing good class shops (EXK does very nice food for lunch). There were a few Christmas stall there but if you continue for no more than 50 yards a left turn takes you straight into Grand Place, the medieval heart of the city, which is lit up at night for Christmas. The nearby Bourse has a small Christmas market and 10 minutes walk takes you to St Catherines where the main market (240+ stalls) is located. To explore further, a right turn from the hotel entrance takes you to the Gare Central where you can go the the Metro station and buy various passes giving use of the metro, tram and bus systems. once you work out where these run you can get anywhere quickly and efficiently.
On our last day we had a late afternoon Eurostar so the hotel were happy for us to leave our bags with them for us to collect later.

All in all a great stay in a great hotel.

Room Tip: Rooms in the new part are very quiet.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank JAC157_12
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Washington, DC
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

We stayed at Le Dixseptieme for just one night in November 2013 and wish our stay had been longer. After arriving early following an overnight flight from the U.S. We expected to have to wait all day to check in. We were happily surprised that they were able to check us into our room mid-morning. Our room, the Rubens in the old part of the hotel, was billed as a junior suite but was substantially larger than many apartments I've lived in in NY and DC. It was beautifully appointed, had a great soaking tub, and was - most importantly - quiet. We got good restaurant recommendations from the staff, who while rather reserved by American standards were happy to assist when asked, and found the location extremely convenient to center city sights. We will stay there again when we find ourselves in Brussels.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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San Luis Obispo
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26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at this nice little hotel. We had a jr. suite in the older section, which was quiet. One disappointment was that the sitting room was down a steep flight of steps from the bed area, and the one TV was in the sitting area which had seating only on one uncomfortable love seat. I love watching TV from bed, so could not. My other disappointment was that the room was a bit worn around the edges, with no architectural interest except some bare roof supports that my husband hit his head on while getting in bed. i would go back, but I would talk with the front desk in advance to find out the particular layout of my room.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank The_Paper_Lady
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

I travelled to Brussels with my senior mother as a surprise visit to explore the christmas markets.

I booked Le Dixseptieme after reading the reviews and based on location, and I am delighted I did. I wrote ahead and explained that if possible we would like a quiet room with minimal stairs.

We were greeted by name on arrival, (always a nice touch I think,) we had been upgraded from a junior suite to an executive suite in order to accomodate my requests and the room was just exquisite.

Warm, beautifully restored and furnished, very comfortable, extremely clean and everything you could need. The sitting lounge was great for break to catch up on the news on the flat screen TV or use stereo system, there was even a light wool throw for the chilly nights. The bedroom area had a 'hidden' wardrobe with safe, iron and board, and another TV screen. A very spacious bathroom, plush towels and robes.

The staff have been over accommodating, very friendly and the public areas are beautifully sympathetic to the age of the building. Location wise we couldn't be happier.

You will see from my other reviews, I do my homework and choose wisely. I will stay in this hotel again, without a doubt, it has made our mini break just perfect. It is a true class of a hotel, in a world of faceless chain hotels with no style or substance.

Room Tip: Write ahead and tell them what you need. We stayed in suite Knopff, with wooden floors and gorgeous...
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank kesny
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Athens, Ohio
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96 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2013

What a great stay! Our "room" was like an apartment -- long wood-floored hallway, separate WC and bath room, closet space, large living space with sofa and seating, gorgeous desk and big 4-poster bed with curtains all around, plus high ceilings, hardwood floors and large windows. Details like mini-fridge, corkscrew, all types of wine & bar glassware, cozy robe and slippers made all the difference. Breakfast was a good French-style hotel breakfast: sliced meats and cheeses, yogurts, fruit, bread and baked goods, jam, etc., and the gentle combination of lights and table candles eased us into the day. Also, while we were "sans enfants" on this trip, we noted the patience and helpful attitude of staff assisting a family with a toddler. The location was really convenient - just a short dash to the central station. I would absolutely stay here again, especially since the service was so great and the price was quite reasonable.

Room Tip: I think we stayed in the "Jordeans" suite - loved it.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank R M
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Property: Le Dixseptieme
Address: Rue de la Madeleine 25 | Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Brussels
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Brussels
#48 Luxury Hotel in Brussels
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Dixseptieme 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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