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Benamocarra
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39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

This is a 3 star hotel with friendly staff. One lovely touch that we liked was having the weather forecast hand written and delivered under the door each morning so we knew what to wear. There were plenty of plug sockets in the room which was great for 2 women with phones, ipads and laptops to charge. The rooms themselves... More 

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1 Thank kesweddings
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there ladies, it was our pleasure hosting the both of you and we like to thank you for your kind words. We especially liked reading that you loved our hand written weather forecast and other little touches. Should your travel plans bring you back to Bruges anytime soon it would be our pleasure hosting you again. Best wishes from... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The hotel Karol Floris is a small boutique type hotel with a swimming pool and gym. The entrance reception is spacious and relaxing with a really nice ambience. The staff were very and friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable and being a suite was super. Although we were only stayed one night in Bruges and hence one... More 

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2 Thank FamilyW43
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, it was our pleasure hosting you and we're very excited about your kind words. Thank you too for your nice comments about our staff & breakfast. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards from the entire Floris Team. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Common zones are well decorated but if you have a bad chance your room can have 6m2, the bathroom can have broken tiles and the radiator don't works. The water from the shower is painful in the skin and the black color is between the withe tiles (perhaps mushrooms?). If your room is near the car-park zone you can will... More 

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2 Thank SUPERPAVIA
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Whilst we at the Floris Karos Hotel are always eager to receive constructive feedback we strongly object to this entire review in general. Not one of the events described is matching the reality and we do want to clarify that not one of our team members consumes alcohol during their shifts. I do not understand what might have been your... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Really well run hotel. It has the benefit of an indoor swimming pool and only a ten minute walk into central Bruges. Highly recommended. It has a certain style to it and although on a busy road is well sound insulated and we didn't notice any external noise at all. The bed was particularly comfortable. We didn't eat here choosing... More 

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1 Thank WeloveHastings
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, thank you for your excellent rating and your kind words. I'm happy to read you appreciated our certain style and found our hotel to be well run. Should your travel plans bring you back to Bruges anytime soon, please do not hesitate to contact me. I'd be happy to help you arrange your next stay. More 

leicester
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We stayed for two nights at this hotel in Bruges, there was eight of us in our party and we were given rooms next to each other. The rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good with the usual continental breakfast but with the addition of bacon and eggs, an endless... More 

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3 Thank moore_rachel
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, We're pleased to read you and your party had an excellent stay and even more happy that you will be choosing our hotel again for your next stay! When that time arrives, do not hesitate to contact us directly, we'll be happy to make sure your next stay is even more memorable. Best wishes from the entire Karos... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 days with a friend, using Bruges as our base throughout Belgium. It's conveniently located a mere 5 min walk from T'Zand square, and 10 min from the Grote Markt (central square). Very close to the ring road too. Parking is available at the hotel but requires reservation in advance. Otherwise, there's plenty of underground garage... More 

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Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Great title, seems like we've hit the 3 most important C's. Comfy Clean Convenient Thank you for having stayed with us and thank you for your excellent rating! We can't wait to welcome you back again. More 

San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We had a very pleasant stay at the hotel with our family. I had read many earlier reviewers complaining about a strong smell near the reception. I didn't notice any bad smells at all, so I guess that issue was resolved. There were never any lines at the reception area and the staff was very helpful. We were upgraded (by... More 

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1 Thank Mark C
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you ever so much for this excellent rating and great title! We're utterly pleased to read that you enjoyed every aspect of our hotel and are happy that you and your family have had an enjoyable stay! We look forward to hosting you and your lovely family back again soon. Best wishes from the entire team. More 

Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights to celebrate my 70th birthday! Luckily, we had pre booked parking & didn't need to move the car during our stay. The Hotel is about 10 minutes from the City centre & its many great sights. We stayed in the Queen suite as a treat, & it was a very nice room. Too big... More 

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2 Thank RG123088
Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, thank you for having stayed with us and congratulations again on your birthday! It was a pleasure hosting you and I like to thank you especially for bringing to my attention your constructive remark. I'll pass on your kind words to our entire team and look forward to hosting you back again soon. More 

Espoo, Finland
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74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We stayed two nights here looking for something close enough but not within the center of old town Bruges, as well as something with reasonable pricing. There is not much else immediately around the hotel (other than residential buildings), but the location was only about a 5-10 min. walk to old town and the price was right. They do not... More 

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Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear California Girl, Thank you for having stayed with us and moreover thank you for your kind words. I'm pleased to read you found our staff to be friendly, attentive and helpful - your comments will be passed on to them and are highly appreciated. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. More 

St Neots, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights early April and the hotel was very welcoming and comfortable. Breakfast was mostly continental, as you would expect, but with the addition of scrambled eggs and bacon. It was only a short walk to the centre of Bruges and it's many bars and restaurants, so a good location. We came by car and you... More 

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Stephanie C, Manager at Floris Karos Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne, I'm in love with the title of your review! That's exactly what we're trying to do on a daily base - ticking all the boxes and we are utterly happy that we were able to do so during your stay. If your travel plans bring you back to Bruges we would be delighted to host you again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Floris Karos hotel is a 3 *** star hotel centrally located in Bruges just a 15 minute walk away from the market square with its Belfry tower. 'T Zand square, where travelers can enjoy a variety of local restaurants, vivid bars and local markets on certain dates, is situated a 2 minute walk away. From 'T Zand square on guests can enter the most important shopping streets of Bruges, which are leading towards the market square. Bruges Railway Station is to be found only 1.5 Km from the hotel and easy reachable by taxi or bus. All attractions and museums of Bruges, as well as the typical charming canals where boat tours take place, are situated within walking distance from the hotel. When entering this hotel with its traditional Norman facade, you will be surprised by its modern colonial-style interior, its large entrance hall with a cozy bar and welcoming reception area where you can enjoy calm evenings around the cozy fireplace. We invite you to have a drink at our bar where various beverages are served including local Belgian beers. The Floris hotel offers also a heated indoor swimming pool where you can relax and enjoy a swim in the evening after a busy day of sightseeing in Bruges. For those even more sportive among us a fitness is available on site. Apart from several relaxing seating areas where parents can relax, there is a well an equipped kids' corner with flat screen TV, large variety of games and Xbox available. A large-screened Apple iMac with internet connection can be used free of charge and is available in the lounge area. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire building during the entire stay of our guests. Flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and a work desk are provided as standard in the rooms at Floris Hotel Bruges. The rooms offer comfortable beds, modern decoration and spacious bathrooms with bath and/or shower combination to make you feel at home. Parquet floors give the interiors a modern feel. To kick start the day guests can enjoy a delicious continental-style breakfast with pastries, bacon and warm egg dishes in the breakfast room each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Floris Karos Hotel

Address: Hoefijzerlaan 37, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Bruges
Price Range: €60 - €225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Floris Karos Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Hotel Floris Karos
Floris Karos Bruges
Karos Hotel
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