The Grand Place is perhaps Brussels’ most famous attraction, so deciding to stay in this deluxe Secret Hotel is a wise choice for those wanting easy access to this iconic plaza. The Cathedral and Royal Palace are also located nearby, enabling you easy access to the top tourist must-sees! Should you be travelling on business, the hotel offers a fully equipped business centre with fax services, audio/visual equipment and a board room. The hotel itself is serviced by a 24 hour reception and services available include laundry, airport transfers and currency exchange. At the end of a busy day, retire to your sumptuous guest room complete with en-suite bathroom, cable television and high speed internet. We hope you enjoy your stay at this stylish hotel next to the Grand Place!
Embrace the child within with a trip to the Comic Strip Centre! Housed within the former Art Nouveau Waucquez Warehouse, designed by Victor Horta, visitors can explore the world of the Smurfs and Tintin, among many other favourites. Brussels is known as the capital of comic strips, so if you’re keen to find out more then tours through the city are also available, encompassing frescos, street art and background information on Brussels best known exports. If you’re visiting the centre with children, make sure you phone ahead to find out if there will be any activities and workshops on during your stay, where families can get involved with interactive games.
They say small things come in small packages, and that’s Belgium in a nutshell! If you’re able to visit Brussels for more than a weekend, you may wish to explore more of this diverse country with a day trip to one of the other beautiful cities and towns nearby. Ghent is just an hour away from Brussels by car, and well worth a wander round its beautiful medieval streets. Highlights include the Castle of the Count of Flanders and the Saint Bavo Cathedral. If you decide to take a coach trip to Ghent, then guides are usually included in the package to give you a whistle stop tour of all the hidden gems and must sees.
Belgian cuisine is becoming acknowledged more and more outside of it’s ties with neighbouring France, so during your trip be sure to indulge in some local favourites. Of course Belgian beer and Belgian chocolates are high on most peoples list, but the country is also famed for its bakeries including the famous Belgian waffle, and it’s seafood with mussels as one of the capitals best loved dishes. For classic Belgian fare try Maison Dandoy Tea Room for sweet bites and Noordzee Mer du Nord for fresh and affordable seafood.