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The Dominican

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful and well located, you just have to walk a block to get to the subway and you have lots of shops and restaurants just around the corner, the rooms are really spacious and the restrooms are big and beautiful

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for leaving us with such nice comments after your recent stay at The Dominican. Your satisfaction makes our happiness! Warm regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setup is a little between a Malmaison and Soho Hotels. Vibey, elegant and relaxed. The service was attentive and friendly where nothing was too much trouble. The Location is perfect to walk anywhere in the city and quite close to most attractions. The beds are super comfortable and our room spacious. The bathroom had a spacious walk in shower...

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Many thanks for your nice feedback! Nice to know that your consider returning. 'The Dominican & the City' is a box full of surprises, including a free upgrade to an Executive room and a voucher for 2 glasses of champagne in the Lounge Bar. I hope you have enjoyed the bubbles. Warm regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at The Dominican. It is a very conveniently located hotel, within a few minutes of the spectacular Grand-Place. The room was excellent with very good, modern facilities, though having to re-check onto wifi on each day was a bit irritating, especially with multiple devices. Very good breakfast served in a lovely area. The public areas are...

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear Simon, I really appreciate your flattering comments. Big thanks for such great feedback! Hoping to welcoming you soon again... Kind greetings, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel in the centre of Brussels. Room was good, what you expect from such hotel. The lounge is beautiful and has a very nice atmosphere! People of all kinds (young and urban but also distinguished older couples) sit here and enjoy the very good cocktails.

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your kind words. Truly appreciated! We're delighted to read about your satisfaction... Best regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dominican reminds me a bit of Belgium: Not big, but they try hard. On the outside, the hotel is like your average boutique hotel in a middle sized city (sorry, Brussels!). They're modern and they all seem to have the same interior decorateur: beige, brown, cream and white are the prominent colors. So it's the staff that makes the...

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear guest, Your kind words make me very, very happy! Many thanks for reporting after such positive experience. I'll be sharing your enthusiasm with the entire team here. Good to read you'll be back... Yours sincerely, Ellen de Boer. Director of Sales - The Dominican

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great hotel right in the centre of Brussels. Although not small, it has a great boutique and personal feel to it which is a rare find in Brussels. Rooms are nicely designed with high ceilings. Breakfast area breaths a calm and relaxed start of the day, unlike most other hotels. Breakfast offering could probably improve a little.

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear Jorg, Big thanks for your honest review. Your evaluation helps us to improve quality and service. Hopefully, we'll get to see you again soon... Best regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were really nice, there was a nespresso machine, robes, slippersin the room and a gym with sauna and steam room and a really great bar too. It a good location vey close to the cathedral and the centre. Would recommend.

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear guest, A million thanks for your recommendation! Your satisfaction motivates me to do even better next time. Will there be a next time? The choice is yours... Kind regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Best thing about this hotel is the location, close to all attraction areas restaurants and shops.I like the breakfast and the dining area.We had a drink at the bar but found it very expensive and not special, serve was poor and slow.

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear guest, I notice some disillusion and I am sorry to learn that. I will discuss your comments internally, and make sure to avoid some things in the future... Many thanks for informing me. Much appreciated! Best regards, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Amsterdam
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is very well situated in the city center nearby the Gallery Saint-Hubert. The hotel entrance is outstanding. Check in was somewhat slow. Personal taste but I didn't like the music at all in the elevators (which also were quite small) and in the room when entering. The room was quite big and I like the option offered between...

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Dear Barry, Thanks a lot for leaving us with your feedback. Your honesty is truly appreciated! Tastes might differ, though quality ever has to stand out! Wishing you well, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

Minneapolis
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

While the rooms are generally on the smaller side, they're beautifully decorated with large beds and baths (your choice of shower or tub). About a block from the Grand Place - easy walking distance with literally dozens of restaurants along the way and a hundred more down the side streets. The rooms themselves are well designed with space-saving designs and...

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thedominican9, General Manager at The Dominican, responded to this review

Hello Blackstrider, Big thanks for the great review! So nice to learn about your happiness & satisfaction... Wishing to welcome you again one fine day soon, Warm greetings, Ellen de Boer. General Manager - The Dominican

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Grand Lounge at The Dominican
The Grand Lounge at The Dominican
Cuisines: French, European, Contemporary
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dominican, first member of Design Hotels™ in Brussels, is a destination for elegance in the centre of Brussels. The Dominican is a deluxe design hotel, poised to become a destination for elegance in the city centre. It's stylish rooms, private courtyard and bustling Grand Lounge combine to ensure indulgent hospitality. In the Grand Lounge, located adjacent to an intimate inner courtyard, our breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The Lounge Bar is a combination of contemporary cafe and stylish lounge, making this the perfect destination for a relaxing break. A delectable selection of food and drinks are available to enjoy at any moment throughout the day. For a relaxing experience or an energy boost you can visit our health club with gym, sauna, steambath and massage. Stay and experience one of our 150 stylishly designed deluxe rooms, executive rooms or one of The Dominican's 3 exclusive suites. All our rooms are equipped with all modern amenities. WIFI (complimentary), Airconditioning, Telephone (VOIP), Safe, Mini-bar, Flat screen TV, Room service, Ironing facilities. The bathrooms are relax areas with rain shower or bath, hairdryer and toiletries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dominican

Address: Leopoldstraat / Rue Leopold 9 | Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: $153 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dominican 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
The Dominican Hotel Brussels
Dominican Hotel Brussels
Dominican Brussels
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Brussels
#11 Luxury Hotel in Brussels
#13 Business Hotel in Brussels
#21 Family Hotel in Brussels
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“It is a really quiet hotel so you can definitely rest”
 of 5 bubbles fer0102, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't miss the experience to stay at The Dominican”
 of 5 bubbles EPeidroBCN, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles markdS1188QC, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room on the lower floor towards the patio may be a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles sotiriosc683, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sur you ask what type of double bed you are getting!! Otherwise you will leave Brussels with backpain...”
 of 5 bubbles K4181GHchrisb, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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