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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed here from 15-20th June. We arrived in last Eurostar and Mark was there to received us and helped us settle down in the room! Oswaldo, next day gave us breakfast with all maps and directions. Most of the places are easy to walk around from here. And whats going on, just ask Oswaldo! For breakfast, there are breads,...

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Wonderful guesthouse in the heart of the city. I can't imagine being in a better location. The room was spacious and as it was in the rear, very quiet. The furnishings were modern and clean. The TV really didn't have much on it, but the WIFI works great so you can stay connected. There was a shared kitchen space if...

2Thank Kobedog703
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My boyfriend and I recently stayed for a night in Downtown-BXL and it was a pretty great stay. I was impressed by the size of the room and the how nicely decorated it was. Although our room overlooked the street next to it, my boyfriend and I both commented on how quiet it was - there were two sets of...

1Thank Louise F
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic hotel run by the most friendly guys! Cheap and cheerful and the breakfast was gorgeous! The bedrooms are perfect, clean and quite modern! The cleaning staff were friendly and you can come and go as you please! We got to pick what time we had our breakfast at, which suited perfectly! Really fantastic place highly recommended!!! I felt...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I had a wonderful stay in this B&B for five nights in March. The location is perfect; right in the centre, subway right next to it, but still not noisy. Also, a few minutes walk to all the main attactions and the areas great little shops and cafés. Beeing an aesthetic, I was happy that I could walk around and...

2Thank Eva S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2015

My wife and I were a little worried when we realised we were arriving to the accommodation really late in the night. We found the B&B and after calling Theo, he greeted us with the friendliest smile. We immediately fell in love with this unique B&B. Clean, peaceful, well equipped and very charming are the best words to describe Downtown-BXL....

2Thank R_grig
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

This B&B - is in great location (very close to Mannekin Pis), has nice desined rooms (we had a room with a circle bed on the first floor) but it is a little bit noisy from lovely staircase. Staff is very helpful, give some tourist information and map of Bruxelles. You can use a kettle and cups to prepare for...

1Thank Klaudia D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed in November with another couple for 2 nights. The hotel is perfectly located next to a Metro station which is only a couple of minutes ride from Brussels main line station where we arrived on the Eurostar. You could walk from the mainline station in around 15mins if you don't fancy the Metro. The rooms are very big...

1Thank Sarah C
Hebden Bridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Before you book, please note there is NO lift and the staircase is narrow in parts- this is the only downside, but it’s an old building with great character features.   We stayed in room A, large modern room on the front with walk-in shower and separate toilet. Very clean and well maintained.  Kitchenette down the corridor for tea/coffee etc....

3Thank Nige P
emilia romagna
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Everything in this b&b was perfect!!! The rooms (which are exactly like the photo on the website, well furnished and so big!!!), the location (5 min from Grand Palace and from Rue Dansaert, which I reccomend for cool shopping!!!), and the breakfast, served by Théo, the owner....I REALLY loved the jar of speculoos patè (Which I'm kind of addicted to!!)...

1Thank debbiesimo

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Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 118, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: $139 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pick a lower floor to avoid too many stairs.”
samc51, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Foot traffic at night, at least on weekends, so if that would bother you, see about getting a back room.”
elizabethsS2321DD, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best to travel light if you're staying here due to the stairs!”
arkans_s, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you trouble with carrying suitcases(as no lift here) choose 1st floor !”
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KDKOFLONDON, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the front have big windows with views. The rooms in the back are quiet and good for sleeping in.”
Kobedog703, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
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