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Reading, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My boyfriend and I recently stayed for a night in Downtown-BXL and it was a pretty great stay. I was impressed by the size of the room and the how nicely decorated it was. Although our room overlooked the street next to it, my boyfriend and I both commented on how quiet it was - there were two sets of... More 

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1 Thank Louise F
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic hotel run by the most friendly guys! Cheap and cheerful and the breakfast was gorgeous! The bedrooms are perfect, clean and quite modern! The cleaning staff were friendly and you can come and go as you please! We got to pick what time we had our breakfast at, which suited perfectly! Really fantastic place highly recommended!!! I felt... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I had a wonderful stay in this B&B for five nights in March. The location is perfect; right in the centre, subway right next to it, but still not noisy. Also, a few minutes walk to all the main attactions and the areas great little shops and cafés. Beeing an aesthetic, I was happy that I could walk around and... More 

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2 Thank Eva S
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

My wife and I were a little worried when we realised we were arriving to the accommodation really late in the night. We found the B&B and after calling Theo, he greeted us with the friendliest smile. We immediately fell in love with this unique B&B. Clean, peaceful, well equipped and very charming are the best words to describe Downtown-BXL.... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

This B&B - is in great location (very close to Mannekin Pis), has nice desined rooms (we had a room with a circle bed on the first floor) but it is a little bit noisy from lovely staircase. Staff is very helpful, give some tourist information and map of Bruxelles. You can use a kettle and cups to prepare for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed in November with another couple for 2 nights. The hotel is perfectly located next to a Metro station which is only a couple of minutes ride from Brussels main line station where we arrived on the Eurostar. You could walk from the mainline station in around 15mins if you don't fancy the Metro. The rooms are very big... More 

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Hebden Bridge, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

Before you book, please note there is NO lift and the staircase is narrow in parts- this is the only downside, but it’s an old building with great character features.   We stayed in room A, large modern room on the front with walk-in shower and separate toilet. Very clean and well maintained.  Kitchenette down the corridor for tea/coffee etc.... More 

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emilia romagna
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136 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Everything in this b&b was perfect!!! The rooms (which are exactly like the photo on the website, well furnished and so big!!!), the location (5 min from Grand Palace and from Rue Dansaert, which I reccomend for cool shopping!!!), and the breakfast, served by Théo, the owner....I REALLY loved the jar of speculoos patè (Which I'm kind of addicted to!!)... More 

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1 Thank debbiesimo
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Fantastic location, the metro station is extremely close to the B&B. The staff is very helpful. The room is spacious and beautiful. There is enough storage space. It is very centrally located and close to all attractions.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

Great place to stay in brussels. Room was huge and had a ton of european charm for a great price. Theo was extremely helpful, & the B&B is right off the metro stop, extremely easy to find & only 8-10 minutes from the Grand Place (tons of shopping on the way). Would stay here again!

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Additional Information about Downtown-BXL

Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 118, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: $170 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pick a lower floor to avoid too many stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles samc51, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Foot traffic at night, at least on weekends, so if that would bother you, see about getting a back room.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethsS2321DD, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best to travel light if you're staying here due to the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles arkans_s, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you trouble with carrying suitcases(as no lift here) choose 1st floor !”
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 of 5 bubbles KDKOFLONDON, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the front have big windows with views. The rooms in the back are quiet and good for sleeping in.”
 of 5 bubbles Kobedog703, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
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