Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Hotel

, Brussels, Belgium
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Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Hotel

5 star

Rooms: 170

40 Avenue de la Toison d'Or - Brussels - 1050 - Belgium Hotel Website | | 2 5142200
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Posh but limited
Submitted by: Katey Lester in 17/12/08
  • Age Group: 31 - 40
  • From: United Kingdom
  • Traveller type: Family Traveller
I spent 3 nights at this hotel and I have mixed feelings. On the positive side, the beds are to die for, the rooms lovely to look at and the reception area is very dramatic. Conversely, I can not think of a time that I would want to spend £25 (euro the same as the pound at the time of writing) on breakfast, £5 for a cup of tea or soft drink. So dining in not an option. Our room was stuck at 23˚ which was no fun for our toddler who had a temperature of 39.1 and although we 'complained' every night it was not until night 3 that we were moved to another (smaller) room that measured 1 degree less! Additionally I was not chuffed that a lack of door staff meant that the lift at pavement level was unusable and I had to lug a push chair up an escalator to the 1st floor (reception area). This is not an ideal situation for a disabled traveller or parents with a small child. The hotel is in a great location but if I go to Brussels again I would prefer to be around the Grand Place area as this was a more dynamic location. In short, an elegant hotel in an elegant area that is a great place for childless, able people to lay their heads!
Comfortable and quiet
Submitted by: Keay in 17/05/05
  • Age Group: 60 +
  • From: United Kingdom
  • Traveller type: Mature Couple
We spent two nights in the hotel and enjoyed both. It is in a good area, accessible for Underground and Trains and within walking distance of the Town square. The rooms were comfortable and quiet and the staff all very helpful and friendly. I would be happy to stay there again.

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Research your trip Get a good guide before you go. We spent a lot of time trying to decipher the maps and guides provided locally. The maps don't seem to highlight which metro/tram/bus stop you need for a a particular attraction. Once you've mastered it the transport system itself is pretty good. The travel cards are very reasonably priced. For our four day stay we bought a one day Jump Card (4 Euros - one card is valid for for two people at weekends and holidays) and a three day metro card (9 Euros each). The one thing that did impress was the speed of the metro trains, possibly the fastest we've encountered so you have to be pretty smart when getting on and off.

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Other names for Sofitel Brussels Le Louise Hotel

  • sofitel brussels
  • brussels sofitel
  • accor brussels le louise
  • Address: 40 Avenue de la Toison d'Or - Brussels - 1050 - Belgium
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