$71 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 9, 2014 Check-out: Aug 12, 2014

Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

3 stars
6 Rue des Croisades, 1210 BRUSSELS, Brussels, 1210
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
26 reviews
Can't go wrong

Very nice stay! Had no problems at all, great rooms at great prices in a good location. Friendly... See full review

  • Globetrotteruk
  • Feb 20, 2013
Friend's birthday

My experience was very positive. Very helpful staff, a good choice of breakfast and free safety... See full review

  • Stiffy
  • Apr 2, 2014
3-star hotel in the center of Brussels offers comfort and convenience

Hotel des Colonies, built in its City Center location in 1906, offers 97 non-smoking renovated rooms featuring fine furniture and modern amenities. Guests of this landmark property enjoy spacious guest rooms, personal service, access to full conference and meeting facilities, and close proximity to Brussels' shopping, museums, entertainment, business and financial districts, and public transportation.

Highlights
  • Internet center
  • Breakfast room
  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Multilingual staff
Rooms

The 97 stylishly furnished guestrooms, renovated in 2006, include a queen bed or two twin beds, an overstuffed armchair, a large working desk, satellite television with 40 free channels and a number of pay channels, and two direct-dial telephones. The rooms comfortably accommodate one or two guests and feature state-of-the-art soundproofing.

Features

The lobby features modern, comfortable seating a grand, historical setting, with free Wi-Fi service. Several vending machines off the lobby offer a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, and sandwiches. Continental and buffet breakfast is served in a designated breakfast room.

Transportation
  • Rogier travel interchange (131 yards/120 meters)
  • Gare du Midi Eurostar station (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Brussels Airport (7.4 mi/11.9 km)
Nearby attractions
  • Botanic Gardens (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • National Theater (0.2 mi/ 0.4 km)
  • Royal Palace (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Royal Palace (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Museum of Natural Sciences (2.4 mi/3.8 km)
Business
  • Four meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Teleconferencing equipment
  • AV equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Full-service catering
  • Support staff
  • Tea- and coffee-making facilities
Policies and fees
  • Hotel des Colonies is a no-smoking hotel.
  • No pets are allowed.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Des Colonies Hotel Brussels Rooms

Standard Room
The Standard Rooms offering comfort and quietness, have been thoroughly redesinged and equipped with fine furniture and expandend amenities.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness Center
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

50.8564 4.3584
Area served
Brussels.
Nearby airports
Brussels National Airport just 15 km.
Area description
Hotel Des Colonies is in the middle of everything. By staying in center of the City, you will experience is Brussels and surroundings in the most convenient and comfortble way. Please browse map to find your point of interests and their proximity to Hotel Des Colonies. 1. EU District - 10 minute taxi ride from the Hotel 2. Grand Place / Grote Markt is the central market square of Old Brussels. It is surrounded by guild houses, and the city's spectacular Town Hall. A leasurely 5 minute walk from the Hotel.

Nearby points of interest

  • National Theater of the French Community of Belgium: 0.2 mi
  • Galeria Inno: 0.2 mi
  • Rue Neuve: 0.2 mi
  • Botanical Garden: 0.2 mi
  • Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis: 0.3 mi
  • Brussels Nord: 0.3 mi
  • Brussels North train station: 0.3 mi
  • The Botanique: 0.3 mi
  • Place des Martyrs: 0.3 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.4 mi
  • Sint-Joost-ten-Node: 0.4 mi
  • Comic Museum: 0.4 mi
  • St. Jean Baptiste au Beguinage: 0.4 mi
  • Library of the National Bank of Belgium: 0.5 mi
  • Palais 12: 0.5 mi
  • National Theater of the French Community of Belgium: 0.2 mi
  • Galeria Inno: 0.2 mi
  • Rue Neuve: 0.2 mi
  • Botanical Garden: 0.2 mi
  • Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis: 0.3 mi
  • Brussels Nord: 0.3 mi
  • Brussels North train station: 0.3 mi
  • The Botanique: 0.3 mi
  • Place des Martyrs: 0.3 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.4 mi
  • Sint-Joost-ten-Node: 0.4 mi
  • Comic Museum: 0.4 mi
  • St. Jean Baptiste au Beguinage: 0.4 mi
  • Library of the National Bank of Belgium: 0.5 mi
  • Palais 12: 0.5 mi
  • Toy Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Schaarbeek: 0.5 mi
  • Maison du Roi: 0.5 mi
  • Column of Congress: 0.5 mi
  • La Monnaie: 0.5 mi
  • Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel: 0.5 mi
  • Halles de Schaerbeek: 0.5 mi
  • Rue Grétry: 0.6 mi
  • Rue de la Fourche: 0.6 mi
  • Delirium: 0.6 mi
  • Jeanneke Pis: 0.6 mi
  • St Michael Cathedral: 0.6 mi
  • Cirque Royal: 0.6 mi
  • Rue des Bouchers: 0.6 mi
  • Rue des Dominicains: 0.6 mi
  • Rue de Bouchers: 0.6 mi
  • Marché des Antiquites et du Livres: 0.6 mi
  • St. Catherine's Church: 0.6 mi
  • Maison de la Bellone: 0.6 mi
  • Royal Theatre Toone: 0.6 mi
  • St Hubert Galleries: 0.6 mi
  • Brussels Stock Exchange: 0.7 mi
  • Rue Antoine Dansaert: 0.7 mi
  • Beursschouwburg: 0.7 mi
  • Scientastic: 0.7 mi
  • Grand Palace Brussels: 0.7 mi
  • Grote Markt: 0.7 mi
  • Boulevard Anspach: 0.7 mi
  • Galerie Agora: 0.7 mi
  • Flower Carpet: 0.7 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Our five meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 120 participants are designed for comfort and benefit from natural sunlight. Technological efficiency is the hallmark of our Meeting Rooms, boasting state-of-the-art equipment such as the latest audiovisual and technological resources, sophisticated projection and sound systems.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (26)

Ratings and reviews for Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
5 out of 26
Amenities:
3.4
Room cleanliness:
3.2
Hotel staff:
3.4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.2

80% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anna KH
Moscow, Russia
Nov 6, 2013

5 days in Brussels

Honestly I'm thinking i'll never go back to this hotel... I just wanted to save money... but never again... but as a tourist I was in that hotel only for sleeping.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Review of Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ditto2
Boston, MA, USA
Sep 20, 2011

Solo Backpacking

For a backpacking location to stay, this place is pretty decent and has a reasonable price. Location is very good as its 10 mins away from the Grand Place or city center and right next to the shopping area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Good restuarants are around the Katherine Cathedral which is about a 10 min walk form the hotel.

Review of Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ditto2
Boston, MA, USA
Sep 20, 2011

Solo Backpacking

For a backpacking location to stay, this place is pretty decent and has a reasonable price. Location is very good as its 10 mins away from the Grand Place or city center and right next to the shopping area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Good restuarants are around the Katherine Cathedral which is about a 10 min walk form the hotel.

Review of Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
elizabeth,nj
Aug 9, 2011

brussels hotel review

.its room was clean ,well ventilated,confortable. .it has good ventilation,telephone and tv with a good reception. .at the lobby you can use free internet services. .the breackfast was excellent and free. .the cuality and manners of emploies was excellent.they were very cooperative and helpful. .the location was close to the attraction places and public transportation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Des Colonies Hotel Brussels

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
elizabeth,nj
Aug 9, 2011

brussels hotel review

.its room was clean ,well ventilated,confortable. .it has good ventilation,telephone and tv with a good reception. .at the lobby you can use free internet services. .the breackfast was excellent and free. .the cuality and manners of emploies was excellent.they were very cooperative and helpful. .the location was close to the attraction places and public transportation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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