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A unique, fun and affordable concet. Strategically situated in Brussels! Ideally connected by tram, bus and train to Brussels centre, the Brussels Expo, European institutions and main local destinations. For business, single travellers, friends, groups and families, we propose not only private and shared rooms but also 4 self-catered flats and real Train Cabins. Adjacent to TRAIN WORLD Museum, one of Europe newest train museums, and close to Brussels' historic, touristic and professional centres, Train Hostel offers ideal accommodation for tourists, railway enthusiasts or just travellers, alone, in groups or as a family, with a total of 200 beds in both rooms and railway carriages.
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Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
5Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had a good two day stay at this hostel. We'd taken a two people room. I think it could fit a lot many more though. It had the train bunks ofcourse. It's very easily accessible by train and it's right next to train world...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for one night while in Brussels. While I didn't stay in the hostel dorms, I chose to stay in one of their double private rooms and was quite let down and disappointed. Being a big fan of all things trains, I was...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank travelireland086
Response from TrainHostel, Propriétaire at Train HostelResponded 24 October 2018

Dear Sam Thank you for your detailed comment. We strive to offer, an unusual and unique accommodation in the world; without financial constraint. We invested a lot of effort, time, energy, money and, above all, soul. You definitely should not be faced with such disappointment....More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is amongst the most beautiful hostels I've been, specially as a train enthusiastic. Beds in the mix dorms are great, loads of space, good showers and large common area and bar. Hostel is decorated is various train related memerobilia and some of the rooms...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank D_Flecha
Response from TrainHostel, Propriétaire at Train HostelResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Flecha We love your rating and your encouragement. Thank you. The technical implications of placing 30T segments of authentic train carriages on top of a century old building were enormous. The human and financial strains were enormous. We love to share the results with...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

I came to hostel at 1:30 am. I had a late flight .At 1:30 I stranded in the from of hotel gate and door was closed. When I called at reception, people from nigh shift picked up and they said that even I paid, they...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Cas P
Response from TrainHostel, Propriétaire at Train HostelResponded 26 September 2018

Dear P We offer various type of accommodation at different level of comfort and price. You opted for the economical solution of a bed in a shared dorm and paid a price accordingly. It has its downsides. One of the in check-in time. There are...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A perfect hostel if you want a bed to slerp in and good communications. It is right next to Scharbeek station, 10 minutes from Brussels Centraal. The neighbourhod is not the best, bur the walk to and from the station is short. I liked the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank lisaoC2174HK
Response from TrainHostel, Propriétaire at Train HostelResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks Lisa for your great comment. The human and financial strains of our crazy concept were enormous. We love to share the results with enthusiastic gests. We have grown to love our architecturally rich neighbourhood of Brussels. Indeed it , sometimes, needs to be discovered...More

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"better avoid if come late after 23:00"
25 Sep 2018
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"Check-in is only till 11pm so if you are reaching later its better to call and confirm in advance"
16 Sep 2017
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"The suite is really great!"
31 Jan 2017
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"We slept in the train cabins and they got quite cold. Also the beds don't fit people over about..."
31 Dec 2016
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