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.
- Finding cheap accommodation
- Economy accommodation
- Holiday accommodation
- Holiday villages
- Vacation houses
- Luxury accommodation
Finding cheap accommodation in Belgium (max 75€/night)
Belgian Hostels, the perfect low budget accommodation:
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:
Low 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.
Economy accommodation in Belgium (75€ – 150€/night)
With a budget of 75-150€/ night you will have no troubles finding a suitable accommodation. This price range covers the cost of most standard hotel rooms, b&b’s as well as cosy holiday homes.
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?
Hotel Brands in Belgium
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 group have the following hotel brands in Belgium:
- IHG have the following hotel brands in Belgium:
- Crowne Plaza
- Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express
- Hotel Indigo
- Radisson Hotels have hotels in Antwerpen, Bruges, Brussels, Liège, Leuven and Spa.
- Hilton Hotels have 3 hotels in Brussels and 2 in Antwerp.
Holiday accommodation in Belgium
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”. A popular resource to find vacation houses / Holiday homes in Belgium is Belvilla
Belgian Holiday Parks & Villages
Vacation parks and bungalow parks are the perfect option for car travels with the whole family.
- Roompot has 7 Belgian holiday parks at the Belgian coast, the Ardennes and in Limburg.
- Center Parcs has 5 Belgian holiday parks at the Belgian coast, the Ardennes and in Limburg.
- Sun Parks has 2 Belgian holiday parks. One at the Belgian coast and one in Antwerp province.
Camping Grounds in Belgium
Belgium has a wide variety of camping grounds to offer.
Basic camping grounds cost approx 7-10€ per person when traveling with a tent. Off-season it might be cheaper. Travelers with a caravan or camper will generally have to pay about 15-30€ per night for 2 persons.
Luxury accommodation 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.
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