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11 Amazing Best & Unique Hotels in Brussels, Belgium

11 Amazing and Unique Hotels in Brussels, Belgium
11 Amazing and Unique Hotels in Brussels, Belgium
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Find your next unusual place to stay in Brussels! 

Looking for unique hotels? Jump into the capital of Belgium, Brussels, to discover some of the most amazing places to stay in Belgium. Brussels is packed with boutique hotels, hidden gems, hostels, and unique places to stay. 

Check out our Brussels city guide for cool things to do around the city. Now let’s get trip planning! 

Brussels is one of our top picks when you’re exploring Belgium. The capital has amazing transport links, so any trip is easy. But where are the best places to stay? Brussels has some vibrant neighbourhoods, so it can be difficult to find the best place for you. But we’ve put together the top list of the best hotels in Brussels. Get ready to book your next room…


1. Jardin Secret

📍 Ixelles

  • 20 minute bus ride from Grand-Place
  • Quirky atmosphere 
  • Swimming pool 

You’ll find this garden themed hotel tucked away in a little alleyway in the Ixelles neighborhood. Cozy up in the quirky Jardin Secret. The hotel is full of plants and minimalist rooms in a refreshing and clean vibe. The hotel also has a swimming pool and breakfast buffet. Whatever trip you’re planning, you’ll find that Jardin Secret has everything you need. The hotel is only a quick walk away from a metro station, bus stop, and the shopping centre of Brussels. 

Book a room at Jardin Secret here:

2. Louise Sur Cour 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 10
  • 4 star hotel
  • Restored guest house 

Wander just outside Brussels Grand-Place and you’ll soon stumble on this amazingly restored guest house. A gem of the centre Bruxelles district, this hotel has boutique rooms, a convenient location, and a local touch. Owned by a former artist of the city, the hotel brings you in with a unique Brussels flair. The bed and breakfast is right across the street from all the transport links you need to get your trip started. 

Stay the night at Louise Sur Cour here:

3. Les Lofts d'Artistes

📍 Anderlecht 

  • 13 minute tram ride from Grand-Place 
  • Self-catering apartment 
  • Hidden gem 

Looking for a secret place to stay in Brussels? There aren’t many places you can go to escape the crowds, but these self-catering apartments are unknown to most travel guides. It’s only a quick tram ride away from the Royal Palace of Brussels! Find more hidden gems in Brussels in our guide. 

Get in the shared kitchen and start cooking, enjoy a meal outside on the balcony, or relax in bed and watch TV after exploring the city. The kitchen might be shared, but you’ve got a private bathroom. If you’re going solo and want to meet other travellers, this apartment is the best place to stay in Brussels. 

Book your apartment stay at Les Lofts d’Artistes here:


4. Yadoya Hotel 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 9 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 3 star hotel 
  • Inspired by Japan 

Brussels is a multicultural city and nothing shows that better than the Japan-inspired Yadoya Hotel. Channel those peaceful vibes in the Zen interior in this hotel of modern luxury. Located in the heart of Brussels, Yadoya Hotel is only a quick ride away from the Grand-Place and major attractions of the city. Fun fact: all the rooms are inspired by Japanese dojos. 

Stay at Yadoya Hotel here:

5. Zoom Hotel

  • 20 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 4 star hotel 
  • Industrial vibes 

📍 Elsene / Ixelles

We dig the industrial design look. If that’s your style, head over to Zoom Hotel. Located on the borders of the Elsene and Ixelles neighbourhoods, the hotel is in the perfect location to start exploring each part of Brussels and its city centre. Location isn’t everything, though! Zoom Hotel also has modern designed rooms and a bar full of authentic Belgian beers.  

Book your stay at Zoom Hotel here:

6. 2GO4

📍 Bruxelles

  • 10 minute tram ride from Grand-Place 
  • 2 star hotel 
  • Budget friendly 

Looking for a unique place to stay in Brussels? 3GO4 might just be what you’re after. Welcome to the only hostel in downtown Brussels. Close to the city centre of Brussels, 2GO4 is one of the best located hostels in the city. Each room in the hostel has a private bathroom, plus there’s a shared kitchenette. Most travellers staying here are doing a walking tour of Brussels. 

Book a room at hostel 2GO4 here:

7. Train Hostel 

📍 Schaerbeek

  • 19 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 1 star hotel 
  • Budget friendly 

Maybe the most unique place to stay in Brussels is the Train Hostel. Tucked away in the Schaerbeek neighbourhood, here you can stay inside a train cabin, room, or dorm. The most unusual room choice is definitely the train cabin, which is worth a try if you want to stay somewhere different. Bring along a sleeping bag and settle in for those vintage vibes. Plus, the unique hostel is close to all the major sights of Brussels. 

Book your stay at the Train Hostel here:

8. Le Quinze

📍 Bruxelles

  • 1 minute walk from the Grand-Place 
  • 1 star hotel 

Where’s the best place to go in Brussels? You shouldn’t miss the busy Grand-Place. If you’re in the city to explore its centre, Le Quinze is right in the middle of it all. Also known as No. 15 Grand-Place, Le Quinze is one of the pretty buildings that make up Brussels' beauty. Here’s our top tip: this hotel is the best place to stay around Christmas when you get the best view of the markets and lights. 

Book your room at Le Quinze here:

9. Hotel Mozart 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 2 minute walk from Grand-Place 
  • 3 star hotel 

Relax in luxury at Hotel Mozart! Set next to the iconic Manneken Pis statue, the hotel is a gem of Brussels. The hotel is grandly decorated and is known for being one of the prettiest hotels in Brussels. Hotel Mozart is close to the train station and some of the best things to do in the city. But what we love most about it is its quirky and original vibe. Leave behind the corporate hotels and step inside the historic 17th century building. 

Find a room at Hotel Mozart here:

10. Le Dixseptieme

📍 Bruxelles

  • 3 minute walk from Grand-Place 
  • 4 star hotel 

Want to explore the history of Brussels? Le Dixseptieme is unique for being one of the protected buildings in Brussels that you can actually enter - and sleep in! It’s said that back in the 17th century the ambassador to Spain stayed here. Stay in style at the 4 star hotel. The hotel is split into three sections but basically we recommend choosing either a Classic room or a Garden room. The Classic rooms have a touch of this beautiful place’s history, whereas the Garden rooms are more modern, quiet, and have a good view of the garden. 

Stay the night in Le Dixseptieme here:


11. Vintage Hotel

📍 Bruxelles

  • 16 minute tram ride from Grand-Place
  • 3 star hotel 

Travel to Brussels and stay in vintage style at this retro hotel. Book a room and you’ll relax in a 70s style bedroom. The bar here is good too! But the most unique part is the 2-person caravan out on the terrace. The caravan actually dates back to the 1950s, but has all the modern features you need inside. Vintage Hotel is super close to Avenue Louise, one of the best streets in Brussels. 

Book your room at the Vintage Hotel here:

Other popular hotels in Brussels

Here are a few firm favourites amongst visitors that may not be so unique, but they provide a perfect place to stay.

1. The Hotel Brussels

You know a hotel is going to be good when it’s called THE Hotel. The Hotel Brussels offers up chic suites and rooms with panoramic views over the capital.

2. Qbic Hotel Brussels

Qbic Hotel rooms are sustainably built with a dab of character, giving you a bright, comfortable place to stay with a hint of luxury close to the city centre.

3. NH Collection Brussels Centre

The NH Collection hotel in Brussels Centre is in the heart of the city, mere minutes from some of the famous sights. Enjoy a rooftop breakfast with skyline views before heading out to explore.

4. Safestay Brussels

Safestay Hostel is perfect for both adventurers and business travellers, with desks in every private room and heaps of chances to meet likeminded travellers with their dorm options and events.

5. Hotel Indigo Brussels

The boutique rooms of Hotel Indigo are inspired by the nearby Botanical Garden of Brussels through herbal, floral and tropical themes. The hotel offers up a trendy place to stay celebrating the fusion of horticulture and urban life.


So what are you waiting for? Check out our Brussels city guide and 2 day itinerary to start planning your city trip right now. Brussels has so many unique places to stay and hidden gems to find - you’ll never get bored! 

                                     Explore more hotels in Brussels


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Find your next unusual place to stay in Brussels! 

Looking for unique hotels? Jump into the capital of Belgium, Brussels, to discover some of the most amazing places to stay in Belgium. Brussels is packed with boutique hotels, hidden gems, hostels, and unique places to stay. 

Check out our Brussels city guide for cool things to do around the city. Now let’s get trip planning! 

Brussels is one of our top picks when you’re exploring Belgium. The capital has amazing transport links, so any trip is easy. But where are the best places to stay? Brussels has some vibrant neighbourhoods, so it can be difficult to find the best place for you. But we’ve put together the top list of the best hotels in Brussels. Get ready to book your next room…


1. Jardin Secret

📍 Ixelles

  • 20 minute bus ride from Grand-Place
  • Quirky atmosphere 
  • Swimming pool 

You’ll find this garden themed hotel tucked away in a little alleyway in the Ixelles neighborhood. Cozy up in the quirky Jardin Secret. The hotel is full of plants and minimalist rooms in a refreshing and clean vibe. The hotel also has a swimming pool and breakfast buffet. Whatever trip you’re planning, you’ll find that Jardin Secret has everything you need. The hotel is only a quick walk away from a metro station, bus stop, and the shopping centre of Brussels. 

Book a room at Jardin Secret here:

2. Louise Sur Cour 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 10
  • 4 star hotel
  • Restored guest house 

Wander just outside Brussels Grand-Place and you’ll soon stumble on this amazingly restored guest house. A gem of the centre Bruxelles district, this hotel has boutique rooms, a convenient location, and a local touch. Owned by a former artist of the city, the hotel brings you in with a unique Brussels flair. The bed and breakfast is right across the street from all the transport links you need to get your trip started. 

Stay the night at Louise Sur Cour here:

3. Les Lofts d'Artistes

📍 Anderlecht 

  • 13 minute tram ride from Grand-Place 
  • Self-catering apartment 
  • Hidden gem 

Looking for a secret place to stay in Brussels? There aren’t many places you can go to escape the crowds, but these self-catering apartments are unknown to most travel guides. It’s only a quick tram ride away from the Royal Palace of Brussels! Find more hidden gems in Brussels in our guide. 

Get in the shared kitchen and start cooking, enjoy a meal outside on the balcony, or relax in bed and watch TV after exploring the city. The kitchen might be shared, but you’ve got a private bathroom. If you’re going solo and want to meet other travellers, this apartment is the best place to stay in Brussels. 

Book your apartment stay at Les Lofts d’Artistes here:


4. Yadoya Hotel 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 9 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 3 star hotel 
  • Inspired by Japan 

Brussels is a multicultural city and nothing shows that better than the Japan-inspired Yadoya Hotel. Channel those peaceful vibes in the Zen interior in this hotel of modern luxury. Located in the heart of Brussels, Yadoya Hotel is only a quick ride away from the Grand-Place and major attractions of the city. Fun fact: all the rooms are inspired by Japanese dojos. 

Stay at Yadoya Hotel here:

5. Zoom Hotel

  • 20 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 4 star hotel 
  • Industrial vibes 

📍 Elsene / Ixelles

We dig the industrial design look. If that’s your style, head over to Zoom Hotel. Located on the borders of the Elsene and Ixelles neighbourhoods, the hotel is in the perfect location to start exploring each part of Brussels and its city centre. Location isn’t everything, though! Zoom Hotel also has modern designed rooms and a bar full of authentic Belgian beers.  

Book your stay at Zoom Hotel here:

6. 2GO4

📍 Bruxelles

  • 10 minute tram ride from Grand-Place 
  • 2 star hotel 
  • Budget friendly 

Looking for a unique place to stay in Brussels? 3GO4 might just be what you’re after. Welcome to the only hostel in downtown Brussels. Close to the city centre of Brussels, 2GO4 is one of the best located hostels in the city. Each room in the hostel has a private bathroom, plus there’s a shared kitchenette. Most travellers staying here are doing a walking tour of Brussels. 

Book a room at hostel 2GO4 here:

7. Train Hostel 

📍 Schaerbeek

  • 19 minute bus ride from Grand-Place 
  • 1 star hotel 
  • Budget friendly 

Maybe the most unique place to stay in Brussels is the Train Hostel. Tucked away in the Schaerbeek neighbourhood, here you can stay inside a train cabin, room, or dorm. The most unusual room choice is definitely the train cabin, which is worth a try if you want to stay somewhere different. Bring along a sleeping bag and settle in for those vintage vibes. Plus, the unique hostel is close to all the major sights of Brussels. 

Book your stay at the Train Hostel here:

8. Le Quinze

📍 Bruxelles

  • 1 minute walk from the Grand-Place 
  • 1 star hotel 

Where’s the best place to go in Brussels? You shouldn’t miss the busy Grand-Place. If you’re in the city to explore its centre, Le Quinze is right in the middle of it all. Also known as No. 15 Grand-Place, Le Quinze is one of the pretty buildings that make up Brussels' beauty. Here’s our top tip: this hotel is the best place to stay around Christmas when you get the best view of the markets and lights. 

Book your room at Le Quinze here:

9. Hotel Mozart 

📍 Bruxelles

  • 2 minute walk from Grand-Place 
  • 3 star hotel 

Relax in luxury at Hotel Mozart! Set next to the iconic Manneken Pis statue, the hotel is a gem of Brussels. The hotel is grandly decorated and is known for being one of the prettiest hotels in Brussels. Hotel Mozart is close to the train station and some of the best things to do in the city. But what we love most about it is its quirky and original vibe. Leave behind the corporate hotels and step inside the historic 17th century building. 

Find a room at Hotel Mozart here:

10. Le Dixseptieme

📍 Bruxelles

  • 3 minute walk from Grand-Place 
  • 4 star hotel 

Want to explore the history of Brussels? Le Dixseptieme is unique for being one of the protected buildings in Brussels that you can actually enter - and sleep in! It’s said that back in the 17th century the ambassador to Spain stayed here. Stay in style at the 4 star hotel. The hotel is split into three sections but basically we recommend choosing either a Classic room or a Garden room. The Classic rooms have a touch of this beautiful place’s history, whereas the Garden rooms are more modern, quiet, and have a good view of the garden. 

Stay the night in Le Dixseptieme here:


11. Vintage Hotel

📍 Bruxelles

  • 16 minute tram ride from Grand-Place
  • 3 star hotel 

Travel to Brussels and stay in vintage style at this retro hotel. Book a room and you’ll relax in a 70s style bedroom. The bar here is good too! But the most unique part is the 2-person caravan out on the terrace. The caravan actually dates back to the 1950s, but has all the modern features you need inside. Vintage Hotel is super close to Avenue Louise, one of the best streets in Brussels. 

Book your room at the Vintage Hotel here:

Other popular hotels in Brussels

Here are a few firm favourites amongst visitors that may not be so unique, but they provide a perfect place to stay.

1. The Hotel Brussels

You know a hotel is going to be good when it’s called THE Hotel. The Hotel Brussels offers up chic suites and rooms with panoramic views over the capital.

2. Qbic Hotel Brussels

Qbic Hotel rooms are sustainably built with a dab of character, giving you a bright, comfortable place to stay with a hint of luxury close to the city centre.

3. NH Collection Brussels Centre

The NH Collection hotel in Brussels Centre is in the heart of the city, mere minutes from some of the famous sights. Enjoy a rooftop breakfast with skyline views before heading out to explore.

4. Safestay Brussels

Safestay Hostel is perfect for both adventurers and business travellers, with desks in every private room and heaps of chances to meet likeminded travellers with their dorm options and events.

5. Hotel Indigo Brussels

The boutique rooms of Hotel Indigo are inspired by the nearby Botanical Garden of Brussels through herbal, floral and tropical themes. The hotel offers up a trendy place to stay celebrating the fusion of horticulture and urban life.


So what are you waiting for? Check out our Brussels city guide and 2 day itinerary to start planning your city trip right now. Brussels has so many unique places to stay and hidden gems to find - you’ll never get bored! 

                                     Explore more hotels in Brussels


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