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Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The Ibis Budget hotel is a clean hotel at a decent price. I stayed in one of the "3-person" rooms for a week while in Leuven. The room was great for staying alone, but if 3 people actually stayed in this room it would be very close quarters. You would also want to be quite familiar with each other as...

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay in ibis Budget Leuven. We are sorry that our service and performance did not meet your expectations. Your opinion is very important for us and enables us to make improvements. Best regards, Michèle Deprez - General Manager

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 20 May 2013

This Ibis was the best of the three Ibis I stayed in my trip to Belgium: well located, friendly and helpful staff. The only thing they didn't provide me with was a hair dryer because it had been taken away by another passenger. The room (on the 7th floor) had an excellent view of Leuven. Few minutes walk from the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013

It's clean , It's great value (especially if 2 or 3 sharing) , and location next to central train station of Leuven makes the Ibis Budget a really good choice. I recently had a 4 night stay and found the staff helpful and the rooms , although quite basic , spotlessly clean. If you're looking for 4 star facilities it's...

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Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 4 May 2013

I arrived at Ibis at 00:15 on a Sunday night to be told that they had cancelled my reservation because my credit card was invalid, and also that they were fully booked and had no more rooms available. They said that they had notified the website through which I'd reserved ("the website") who should have notified me, and that they...

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

We are really sorry that our service and performance did not meet your expectations. Nevertheless, when the hotel is fully booked and in case of very late arrival, the reception is checking the credit cards in order to make sure that eventually no show charges can be charded on the given cards. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by...

Venezia
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Very good central simple place. Room basic but extremelly clean. Very nice and efficient staff. The breakfast room is a bit small for the overall capacity of the place but very well run. Internet is free and good reception. Close to the train station, about 13 min irde from the airport of Brussels. The city itself is amazing, nice student...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 April 2013

You pretty much know what you are getting when you book an Ibis so know not to expect a 5 star hotel. This hotel is fairly new (it was not to be seen on Google Street view) and is located to the back of the train station. If arriving by train and not carrying a heavy bag take the "Kessel-Lo"...

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Reviewed 29 April 2013

Obviously a new hotel, everything was very clean and bright. Reception staff were very helpful. The room was functional but at such a low cost compared to other hotels, it was great value for money. The station is alongside so a good location for anyone needing to visit Brussels or the Airport, but there was no noise from the trains....

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and compliments. I look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Michèle Deprez - General Manager

WLG, NZ
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Nice compromise between a hotel and a hostel. Very good value for money. Clean. Great location - right next to train station, therefore, just a short walk to city centre, handy for travelling to Brussels. Free wifi. I would stay again.

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards, Michèle Deprez - General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2013

I had a very pleasant stay I stayed here for 1 week, Hotel is next to train station so it was ideal for us and not noisy at all. Staff were pleasant and hotel room was clean and beds comfy so overall it was a nice hotel and not very expensive.

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and hopefully, we can welcome you again in Ibis Budget leuven centrum. Best regards, Michèle Deprez - General Manager

Gent
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We booked a room in this hotel through a website on which the hotel claimed they had soundproof rooms. This was essential to us as the hotel is located near the train station. However, these soundproof rooms turned out to be a complete joke. We heard each and every train passing by, until late at night and starting again first...

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IbisBudgetLeuven, General Manager at Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven, responded to this review

I'm really sorry that your stay wasn't up to your expectations. Nevertheless I'm surprised about your feedback concerning the noice, because I never had complaints about that matter before. Please do not hesitate to give me the roomnumber you stayed in, so I can investigate the matter accordingly. Best regards, Michèle Deprez - General Manager.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven Centrum - the smart traveller's choice! Our 139 modern, comfortable rooms can accommodate up to 3 people, with a shower, separate private toilet, and satellite TV, all for a very budget-friendly price. Start the day with our good for value breakfast buffet! Free Wifi in the entire hotel and lobby computer with free internet access for Ibis Buget hotel guests. Welcome to Ibis Budget Hotels! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven

Address: Martelarenlaan 10, Leuven 3010, Belgium (Formerly Etap Hotel)
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Flemish Brabant Province > Leuven
Price Range: $63 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Ibis Budget Hotel Leuven 1*
Number of rooms: 139
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“Ask for a room away from railway lines/station.”
 of 5 bubbles philstephenrichards, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room on the 10th floor was quiet and with a good view”
 of 5 bubbles El58Atakoy, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If staying by yourself, get a room with double bed. it is the same price as two single beds.”
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  • Room with double bed (toilet and shower to the right, out of view of photo)
 of 5 bubbles zoeyv837, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms higher up in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles gunillah80, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors have the quieter rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PaulF863, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
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