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Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

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Pindamonhangaba, SP
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Great localization (near to the subway and to the two main train stations), great staff, very nice rooms (clean, cosy and spacious). The bar is also fantastic for drinks (belgium beers) or food. The WiFi was always in perfect condition. Very recommended!

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I spent one night with a friend at the hostel. We booked a room for 2 people, which was very clean. We arrived early to the hostel so we couldn't do the check in, but there was an amazing locker room where we could securely leave the luggage for the day -- better to bring your own padlock, although they...

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Drunen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Hostel is located quite central. I stayed with two friends and we managed to walk everywhere except the Atomium. We had a 3-person room which was quite big and which was on the top floor (4th). The room was clean and the beds were basic but did sleep just fine. For the reasonable price they charge the room and small...

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1Thank DutchJC
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Close to the Botanic Garden subway station (2 blocks away) and very close to supermarkets and bars, which makes it very practical. The hostel itself has all it needs - breakfast (good!), a bar with Belgium beer, laundry opened 24x7. The prices are fair and the rooms are good. To my surprise, I had a room facing the bar and...

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2Thank LFaro
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

Fantastic trip, already planning my trip for next year! The hostel's courtyard is lovely for sitting with a beer (the bar is cheap and great) and meeting other travellers! The bartender played great music and the karaoke was hilarious. BEST HOSTEL EVER.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Absolutely brilliant hostel. I stayed for 3 nights in a 4-bed room with my friends and we all loved it. It's in an amazing location with the metro station, resturants and cafes really nearby. It also felt really safe at nighttime when we came back from a night out quite late. The room was very clean, spacious and bright and...

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1Thank ellieaime
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The hostel is very good, nice common spaces, nice climate between guests, they have parties, nice staff BUT beware to the bartender!! He tries to approach you and when he have the possibility he tries to take your goods. To our group happened that a girl was on Internet in the public pc and he after approach her, he took...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Stayed 2 nights 24-26 May 2013 in a private room. Clean, neat, private, quiet, excellent service. My room directly opens its windows to a huge balcony and I love it. The staff even helped me with my luggage when I needed to bring to the basement to temporarily keep them until I got checked in. The night staff was a...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Stayed here two nights on a short trip to Brussels. Nice clean well run hostel. Lovely staff who answered questions in a friendly way. They have a good breakfast. Lots of hot water in the showers and pretty tight security. All in all a good place to stay - cheap. The hostel bar is no great shake. Dank and confining...

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Douai, France
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I stayed here for one night in a dorm room. It was really nice! The staff were very helpful, the facilities were nice, and the breakfast was definitely the fullest and most wide-ranging hostel breakfast I've seen. I also spent a couple hours in the evening at the bar, where the bartender played some really good music and was very...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Jacques Brel Youth Hostel is ideally located at about 10 min walking from the Brussels Main Square (Grand-Place). Nearby, you'll be able to take a picture of the Manneken-Pis. The hostel is located on the Place des Barricades, a amazing neoclassic square with typical white buildings. A really relaxing and quit place right in the centre of the capital city. From the hostel, you can easily reach the European Parliament, and if you'd rather go for food pleasures, the famous Belgian chocolate makers and local breweries are waiting for you! If you're tempted by fashion, you can easily go to the Dansaert and Saint-Géry as well as to Louise, Porte de Namur and Rue Neuve neighbourhoods. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

Address: Rue de la Sablonniere 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: $40 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jacques Brel Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Some rooms have bathrooms, others just have showers.”
87manala, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the rooms on the 4th floor ! You will be relaxed, no noise”
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SMaxime, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Third floor or 1st Floor is best”
taylenl, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There is a great balcony at the top floor.”
RicardoValerio, 12 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Haven't stayed in the shared dorms, but the private ensuite rooms are definitely real good value for money”
whatahazyday, 25 Oct 2013 | Read review
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