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Best Places to Stay in Brussels

map with best places to stay in Brussels as well as best places to see

Of course, Brussels is rich in culture and things to do. For example, a vacation here wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Atomium or Mont des Arts. In addition, you have to buy some souvenirs and eat Belgian chocolates at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Then there is the historic architecture in Grand Place and the beauty of Notre Dame du Sablon. Likewise you can take a day trip to Place du Chatelain and take in the local culture by visiting quaint bars and shops. Likewise, if you plan it right you can visit the local market on Wednesdays starting at 2pm. But where are the best places to stay in Brussels?

Here is a guide to 3 of the best places to stay in Brussels written by Kenny:

skyscrapers on a central street in Brussels
Long exposure shot of a central street at blue hour. Skyscrapers on background. Brussels, Belgium

Best Places to Stay in Brussels: Hotels and Neighborhoods

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Brussels is one of those European cities that leaves you with a lasting impression. It has beautiful buildings, amazing street art, and a rich culture. By now you already know that the city is packed with sightseeing opportunities and places to visit, so let’s lock down some hotels to
If you are looking for the best hotels and neighborhoods in Brussels to stay, you’ll notice that there isn’t one single best area to stay in Brussels: Marolles, Ixelles, Uccle, etc. all have a unique charm.

Best Hotels in Brussels Listed

To help you choose the perfect hotel, we have listed some of the most popular options in Brussels, Belgium. We’ve even made a mix between luxury hotels and budget friendly alternatives.
Don’t forget to bring a camera because Brussels is Belgium’s most popular city for tourists, making it a very instagrammable city, where it’s easy to create a unique photograph.


best places to stay in Brussels

Address: Waterloolaan 38, 1000 Brussels
The Hotel is a four-star hotel, located in the Avenue Louise/Louizalaan district of Brussels. The 94-metre-high hotel is the highest public viewpoint in Brussels. The building is one of the most widely recognized sky-high building on the skyline of Brussels. When city officials decided that for the long-term tall buildings should disappear in Brussels, they opted not to include the hotel on the list with buildings to be removed. This decision proves that the building has become a landmark, and a part of Brussels’ city center.

9 Hotel Sablon

Address: Rue De La Paille 2, 1000 Brussels
This is a four-star hotel located in a quiet street in the city center, just off the Place du Grand Sablon, and next to Mont des Arts park.
It is also very close to the Marolles district, with its junk shops, bars and daily flea market, and within easy walking distance of the Grand Place and most of the main museums. It recently hosted a photo exhibition – “The Long Drive” shot by Frederik Herregods in cooperation with Alfa Romeo – in it’s lobby.


Address: Charleroise Steenweg 132, 1060 Brussels
JAM is a hotel, bar and restaurant situated uptown Brussels.

What Should I Do After I Find the Best Places to Stay in Brussels?

Here are some sponsored activities to do while you are in Brussels:

I certainly hope this will tease you to find out more about traveling to Brussels. While many are staying local for now hopefully with vaccines on the rise European travel will soon be a viable option again. Moreover, travel writer and tour guide Rick Steves offers guide books and travel seminars to help with planning. He is planning for tours to start again in the fall of 2021.

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Donna Emperador is a travel and food blogger and copywriter. Donna believes in learning about different cultures while sharing good food and cocktails. She has lived in South Florida for over 20 years and enjoys spending time exploring the road to find unique places to share with readers. She can be found on FacebookInstagram, and Pinterest.

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1 thought on “Best Places to Stay in Brussels”

  1. I found Brussels to be an unexpectedly cool city with lots to see. I particularly liked the street art, but also the great museums. Since my daughter spent one semester at the university there, I had the opportunity to stay with her. Nevertheless, if I visit again, I’ll take your tips into consideration.

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