Experience pure luxury in the best location. Located in the heart of this enchanting metropolis, just off the famous Grand Place, you’ll find this luxurious five star Secret Hotel. A perfect blend of traditional values and modern technology ensures that this establishment really does cater for everyone, whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend getaway, somewhere to stay for business or visiting with family or friends. The plush guest rooms are furnished with flat screen television, coffee and tea making facilities and a private bathroom with sumptuous bathrobes and slippers so you can relax in comfort and style. After a days sightseeing, or working in the well-equipped business centre, unwind in the fitness center and sauna or dance the night away at the hotels very own nightclub! Staff are warm and welcoming, offering an array of first class services such as dry cleaning, limousine hire and banqueting facilities so you can be sure to receive the best hospitality during your stay.
For the ultimate shopping experience head to Galeries Royales St Hubert, the first covered shopping gallery in Europe which opened its doors in 1847. Stroll through the beautifully ornate avenue of shops and pick up a few souvenirs, or simply window shop and soak up the atmosphere. Expect fine jewellers, leather shops including Longchamp, bookstores and delicatessens serving world famous Belgian chocolates amongst other tasty treats. For eating out, the Galeries have a selection of restaurants and cafes, but l’Ogenblik serves gourmet French food that is worthy of a special occasion or simply a holiday treat!
Situated in Brussels’ most famous square, the Grand Place, is the Town Hall which dates back to the 13th century. With an impressive spire reaching 315 feet and a gold statue of St Michael sat atop, it’s hard to miss and tours are highly recommended to gain further knowledge of the 15th century art works and tapestries which decorate the walls inside. Even if you don’t venture inside, this stunning gothic masterpiece can be studied from the outside with the aid of a guidebook. Discover it’s role through history and how it escaped bombardment from the French in 1695.
The Royal Palace, overlooking Brussels Park, is another must-see during your visit. Built in a Neo-classical style, it’s the official residence of the King, so look out for the Belgian flag flying which signals when he’s in! From late July to mid September, the Palace opens its doors for free to the public, so be sure to take advantage of this and step inside the capitals most famous building.