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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We loved the house, the entry, room, staff, the mood and the good vibe this place offered us. We recomand this place for a city break to remember. The B&B is close to everything - we have walked from the train station; and less then 5 minutes walk you can find everything, even a local gift shop. Enjoy your stay!

Thank Denisa B
Caroline C, Propriétaire at L'Arbre de Vie, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Je vous remercie sincèrement pour votre commentaire, j'ai repris cet établissement il y a quelques mois et malheureusement les... More 

Gauteng, South Africa
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Place was clean and well kept. Was able to get a good and comfortable nights sleep. Only disadvantage is the noise as the walls are very thin. Definitely well worth it in relation to the price. Thanks to the staff. The district in getting to the bnb at first seemed to be run down but had grown on us very... More 

Thank tashiem2015
Caroline C, Gérant at L'Arbre de Vie, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Je vous remercie sincèrement pour votre commentaire, j'ai repris cet établissement il y a quelques mois et malheureusement les... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

Always helpful and sweet staff, by now it feels like coming home. However, rooms vary a bit in standard and quality, and the bnb is rarely completely quiet - however, that I find is to be expected. I find this an excellent alternative to expensive hotels in the city with a great breakfast included - but be prepared for a... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a couple of nights on a business trip. I was shown to one of the studios, which is next door to the main building and through a separate entrance. On opening the door to my studio, I was initially pleased by the charming appearance - wood floors, marble fireplace, high ceiling - but was put off... More 

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Some time ago a colleague of us booked at this b&b and when he got there they said it was full and they put him in a different b&b of a very inferior quality. I tried to book this year for 2014. I booked through the website "booking" at 95€/room when I confirmed with the owner through a private email... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Place with unique and friendly atmosphere in a part of Brussel with many different cultures. A highly welcomed alternative to sterile, hilariously overprized city hotels in Brussel (at least during weekdays). Nice staff, good breafast. Room and bath rustic, clean, spacy. Little downpoint is that rooms are poorly soundproof.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2013

General overview is terrible. The rooms were poorly decorated, totally different from what the website showed. Also, found hair on the bathroom which meant it was not cleaned before I checked-in. The Hotel recepcionist did not know a word in French or Flemish and barely spoke English. He was unpolite and acted as if he didn't care at all. Good... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I liked the place, especially the hosts are great. I also liked proximity of places where I had meetings. I also liked possibility of breakfast. I liked my apartment which was equipped with all I needed, full kitchen, living area, 3 beds. The only thing I maybe did not get used to is actually the heating as it never reaches... More 

2 Thank LMG12
Kassel, Hessen, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Very quiet, clean and close to many facilities. I easily felt home, especially that the kitchen was wide open, so we got to use the oven and the fridge just like at home ! The room was very wide, we were very welcome overthere :)

Thank Safaa N
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012 via mobile

Having good times there and after reading some comments here I've decided to spend my two cents for this renewed b&b located on the back of San Bonifacio church. First of all price is very competitive considering the apartment full accessoried they gave me (wifi free and lcd tv included) and it' s located in a neigborhood changing and representing... More 

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Additional Information about L'Arbre de Vie

Address: Rue Longue Vie 38, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium (Formerly Bed and Breakfast Longue Vie)
Region: Belgium > Brussels > Ixelles
Price Range: €63 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Bed And Breakfast Longue Vie Hotel Ixelles
b&b Longue Vie
L'Arbre De Vie Brussels/Ixelles
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“Get everything you need from the receptionist the first day. You might not see them again. Bring cash to pay for the stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Grazziana, 22 Jul 2012 | Read review
“We had the studio apt. and it was quiet and private.”
 of 5 bubbles angelic1-2, 15 Jan 2012 | Read review
“the Parking lot near Rue du Trone, is very close but doesn't open until 7am (terrible if you have any early flight!) walk to this destination, there are many roads that are one way and you will drive in loops to find it!”
 of 5 bubbles arowetravels, 17 Oct 2011 | Read review
“If stairs are a problem, tell them when you book, as the spiral stairs are a bit wobbly.”
 of 5 bubbles Kazzrip, 16 Jul 2011 | Read review
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