Brussels (Bruxelles/Brussel) has many choices for visitors who are looking for comfort at a good price. When compared to Paris and London, Brussels offers all of the best hotel brands at very good prices. So for visitors who want to enjoy a luxurious weekend away Brussels offers a large choice of hotels to suit every occasion. There are also excellent selections of airport hotels, hostels, budget hotels and apartments available.
Since Brussels is a compact city, most Brussels hotels are within a good distance from the city centre and tourist attractions. Public transport and taxis also make the city easily accessible from anywhere.
Brussels city with a population of just over 1 million boasts 32,000 beds (30,000 hotel beds, 900 hostel beds and 650 guest house beds). The entire range of star hotels is available. Hotels in Brussels usually rate well with visitors, especially for the food and proximity to transportation and the main tourist sights.
Luxury hotels are very popular in Brussels, with new additions of the Radisson SAS (149 rooms), the Be Manos (55 rooms) and the Dominican Brussels (150 rooms) in the last two years. Almost all of the luxury hotels in Brussels receive scores over 8/10 in online reviews.
Brussels Airport Hotels
There is a wide selection of good airport hotels near Zaventem Airport (Brussels National). Quality and services vary based on price range. Some hotels have free shuttle buses to the airport or the city at scheduled times of the day, which is a nice extra.
There are few hostels in Brussels (only about 650 beds) but there are many budget hotels at slightly higher prices that fill the gap in the market. Youth hostels tend to give tourism information to help visitors enjoy the best parts of the city without breaking the bank.
A large number of travellers coming for work and the European Union, a large selection of quality Brussels apartments (or apart-hotels) are now available. These apartments can be used for short to long term stays. They normally include servicing, cooking facilities and wireless internet. It is perfect for travellers who want to feel the comfort of home.