Everybody has a different travel style and finding the right accommodation in Belgium can sometimes be a bit challenging. Whether you are looking for an all-in hotel with plenty of nightlife around, or prefer relaxing on the countryside; whether you are single, a couple, a family or a large group there will be always an accommodation in Belgium that will suit perfectly with you and your travel style. So read on for my tips on where to stay in Belgium.
Hotels in Belgium
Hotels in Belgium offer a wide range of accommodation options to suit different budgets and preferences.
Budget Hotels in Belgium
The Ibis Budget Hotels are among the cheapest hotels in Belgium you will find. They have a good reputation of being basic, but modern and clean. Prices will start from around 45€ for a room per night. Other Ibis and Ibis Styles hotels are slightly more expensive but have more luxury and offer rooms around 75€ / night depending on the location of the hotel.
Boutique hotels are a great option for travelers who are looking for a unique and personalized experience. These hotels are typically smaller and more intimate than chain hotels, and they often have a distinctive style or theme. Boutique hotels often offer personalized service and amenities that are not found at chain hotels, such as gourmet breakfasts, in-room spa treatments, and exclusive access to local attractions.
Belgium has a wide variety of boutique hotels to choose from, located in all major cities and towns. There are also many boutique hotels in rural areas, perfect for a relaxing getaway.
International Hotel Chains
No matter if you’re on a business trip or on holiday, choosing for a well respected hotel brand is always a good choice. Not only does it guarantees you the quality of service and comfort you’re familiar with, these Hotel brands often have interesting loyalty programs for frequent travelers as well. Below is an overview of the different trusted hotel brands you can find in Belgium.
|Accor||Ibis Hotels, Ibis Budget, Ibis Styles, Mercure Hotels, Novotel||Belgium-wide|
|IHG||Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo||Belgium-wide|
|Radisson Hotels||Radisson, Radisson Blu, Radisson Red, Radisson Collection, Park Inn by Radisson, Prizeotel,||Antwerpen, Bruges, Brussels, Liège, Leuven, Spa|
|Hilton Worldwide||Hilton Hotels & Resorts||3 hotels in Brussels, 2 hotels in Antwerp|
Luxury Hotels in Belgium
According to Tripadvisor the best rated luxury hotel in Belgium is Hotel Dukes’ Palace in Bruges. Runner-up is Hotel Casselbergh, also located in Bruges. Pillows Grand Hotel Reylhof in Ghent holds the 3rd place. You can view the full list of Belgians Best Rated Luxury hotels on Tripadvisor
Hilton Hotels has 5 hotels in Belgium; 3 in Brussels and 2 in Antwerp.
Hostels in Belgium
Backpackers and travelers on a budget can find suitable cheap accommodation in a hostel. They can be found at Belgium’s major travel destinations as well as on the countryside. Prices for a bed in a dorm room range from 17€ up to 30€ depending on the location. Private rooms to share with your travel partner are also available starting from that price range.
The best 2 resources for finding cheap hostels in Belgium are:
B&B’s in Belgium
With a budget of 50-100 euro’s per night you can not only find a nice hotel in most cities, but also find one of the many romantic B&B’s at most travel destinations; or maybe a romantic guesthouse on the countryside is more of your taste?
Holiday Homes in Belgium
Renting a Vacation house or holiday home in Belgium is quite popular at the Belgian Coast or in the Ardennes. It’s the perfect accommodation for mid-term stays in Belgium with family or a large group of friends. In french they are called “Gïtes”, in dutch “Vakantiehuis”. Belvilla and Vrbo are two popular resources to find vacation houses or Holiday homes in Belgium.
Renting an apartment in Belgium
Renting an Apartment is an excellent choice for a mid-term to long-term stay in larger cities. It’s also a popular solution for visiting the Belgian coast, since it’s much cheaper to rent an apartment for 1-2 weeks then staying in a hotel. You can find apartments to rent for a short-mid long stay on Booking.com
Belgian Holiday Parks & Villages
Vacation parks and bungalow parks are the perfect option for car travels with the whole family.