If you like to be in the centre of things, this Secret Hotel is a 4 star nice boutique hotel in the heart of Brussels. Situated in the centre of the city, found close to Avenue Louise within easy reach of the airport and the heart of Brussels. Inside your air conditioned room, you’ll find cable TV, internet, telephone, a safe and mini bar. While the hotel also has gardens, a fitness centre, gym and sauna on offer. If that isn’t enough pampering, a limousine service as well as room service to make your retreat complete. For those on business, the hotel can provide conference rooms to make your trip run smoothly.
Once you’ve settled, follow Avenue Louise toward the city, as one of the city’s major roads, it’s loaded with upmarket shops and restaurants. Straying from this road, you may find yourself in any number of squares; Stéphanie Square or Sély Longchamps Square – history buffs also look out for Baron Sély Longchamps statue on the avenue by the Gestapo headquarters. Follow the stunning architecture, you’ll come to the King’s Garden full of classical statuary and exotic trees. For romantic walks or children orientated runs find time for the Gardens of the Van Buuren Museum and the Botanical Gardens.
Brussels has a large number of museums to suit all tastes, ranging from the Autoworld museum of motorcars and the Comic Strip Museum (for younger and older readers alike) to the Royal Museum of Army and Military History and the Art and History Museum. If you want to see more of the city, use guided walks and tours to take you around monuments and archaeological sites. As the Capital of Europe, you won’t be short on culture, try to fit in the Palace of Justice and the European Parliament for your visitor’s check-list.
The Grand Place buzzes both night and day, overshadowed by the Town Hall and filled with some beautiful architecture, at night, it is lit up with restaurants spilling out onto the plaza for late night dining. There’s a number of techno clubs around the city and Nostalgia blasting out the hits of the 1960s and 1970s. For a tamer but not quieter night, attend one of the city’s live jazz clubs. For a romantic dinner date, you couldn’t be more spoiled for choice and some restaurants stay open late. But don’t forget to visit some of the famous Belgium chocolate shops dotted around the city before you leave!