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Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2012

Unfortunately we stayed at Brussels only for one night, between 04 to 05 oct 2012. We would have loved to stay more at this youth hostel. Its in an amazing location, close to Botanique metro from where you can zip across the city to all major attractions. Belgian people are very friendly and this reflects in the service provided by...

Thank Bhakti P
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 November 2012

The location is not really close from the center but at least it is in a safe zone. The receptionist in that time didn´t speak English (I think he didn´t really want it) and he was forcing us to speak French, language none of us spoke! I mean, come on...it is an INTERNATIONAL HOSTEL, why the heck you have people...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I stayed there with my boyfriend and was great. We just stayed for one night and the bedroom was ok. Clean, with lockers, shower but not toilet. The staff was very gentile and the food also was great. Is close from many attractions and I think the price was reasonable, very cheap and the bedroom was perfect. I really will...

Thank armanims
Vence, France
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Very easy to find not too far from the center of the city, this very big youth hostel is pretty quiet, very clean and ok priced if you want to stay in Brussels on a budget. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The inner courtyard is really nice and is the perfect place to chat to other travellers or/and...

1Thank Monique L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 August 2012

We arrived very early to this hostel as we had an early train from Paris. The staff here were very nice and helpful. Even though we couldn't get into our room until 3pm, they offer luggage storage that has CCTV. They have a beautiful courtyard to sit in with a fountain and comfortable reclining chairs. The hostel also has their...

Thank lcltrain
Reviewed 24 July 2012

My friend and I stayed in 6 bed dorm in this hostel for three nights and even though we had some crazy people in our room, we still enjoyed our stay. The staff at the front desk is super nice and helpful, and so is the bartender. The rooms are comfortable and clean enough. There was a shower in the...

1Thank Vroumzi
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2012

tayed here for one night after a concert at the Botanics. It did the job but the walls in the dorm seemed to have old blood on them and there were some very questionable white stains on the curtains. Despite that, the rest of the place was clean enough. The breakfast was tasty with a wide variety, the Staff were...

Thank smoothedoutdrummer
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Had a great time at this hotel, and the bartender was great. Good room, nice view, nice employees.

Thank matthewkz
Reviewed 17 May 2012

Stayed there for five nights -didn't book ahead so changed rooms every day-ask for a room on the side with the elevator. The locations pretty good 5-10 minute walk downhill into the city with good metro links. The breakfast -which is free- was nice also. Be warned can't check in till 3 PM but check out by noon. Friendly staff,...

Thank perthgirl93
Amherst Ns
Reviewed 23 January 2012

I lived here for 3 months as a volunteer intern and loved it. Internet access often crapped out, but wifi was still available if you had a laptop( ground floor, best spots for connection are beside the computers, in the bar, and if you go to the back lounge area, the far far corner gives you another wifi access that...

Thank Shannon B

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: €28 - €111 (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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