Editors Picks: Hotels near Brussels Midi Train Station

by Gareth Jones  |  Published March 1, 2022

The heart and soul of the European Union, Brussels is a vibrant city basking in diversity and multiculturalism. Naturally, with the city’s staggering amount of comings and goings, hotels are nimble and numerous.

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Contrary to the outdated opinion that the Belgian capital is “boring”, its fusion of grandeur and ghetto / conventional and quirky is really part of its allure. Its mass of city-centre bars, restos and clubs are filled to the gills with eurocrats, locals and tourists all week long. Likewise, in recent years, its art galleries, fashion boutiques and design outlets have taken on truly international clout. Here, we’ve selected the best hotels near Brussels Midi train station based on style, location and facilities. Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the station.

Pullman Brussels Hotel

This ultra-modern 4-star hotel sits afront Brussels Midi train station on Victor Horta Square. Designed with clean, sharp lines, and high-end furniture throughout, the hotel has a tranquil yet convivial atmosphere. Rooms are fresh and stylish, and optimise light coming from the Brussels sky. Each room comes with a private bathroom and rain shower. The hotel’s on-site restaurant Victor Bar & Restaurant takes guests on a culinary tour of Europe via a combo of traditional dishes. Throw in its stylish wine bar Vinoteca with ample varieties of international wine, and attentive and unintrusive waiting staff, you have the essence of conviviality. Rooms from €153.

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Urban Yard Hotel

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With exposed brickwork, raw piping and steel columns mixed with cosy vintage sofas, raw bulb lights hanging from greenery and charcoal grey walls in the downstairs area, Urban Yard subtly summons the spirit of the industrial revolution. Comprised of two towering townhouses on a leafy square, its rooms are striking, open and roomy, and have a strong contemporary style with slick furniture and patterned wallpaper. Bathrooms are highly modern and have rainfall showers. To start the day on the right foot, a continental breakfast buffet with extras such as eggs and bacon is served daily in the breakfast area. Rooms from €77.

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The Augustin Hotel

Situated on a residential street a 5-minute walk from Brussels’ Grand Palace, The Augustin Hotel is a snazzy, 4-star boutique hotel. Tasteful décor oozes from every corner. Its fusion of kitsch and voguish designs creates a rich and striking atmosphere. Rooms are light and airy and are air-conditioned. En-suite bathrooms are fresh and clean, and are decorated with slate-style tiles. Guests can relax in the spacious lounge at The Augustin Hotel, or enjoy a fancy drink in a pleasant and modern atmosphere at the cocktail bar. Breakfast is served daily where a breakfast buffet includes hot dishes and pastries. Rooms from €104.

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Louise sur Cour

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Louise sur Cour is a hotel in love with Art & Design, and is a shining example of how great attention to detail can achieve outstanding results. Located in the heart of Brussels, the hotel’s bold neo-classical design aesthetic and subtle colour schemes sweep seamlessly throughout the building. The rooms possess an eclectic style based on the proprietor’s careful consideration of artwork, furnishings and decorative stucco. The hotel is in close proximity to Avenue Louise and Place Stéphane, where the city’s vibrant cultural life abounds in its big-name art galleries, museums and bars and restaurants. Rooms from €167.

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Hotel Manos Premier

Hotel Manos Premier’s ivy-clad fascia and tall townhouse windows lend it a traditional and cosy feel which continues in its interior. It has all the character and charm of stately family home. Rooms are elegantly designed with Louis XVI-period furniture, arched dividing walls and fresh white walls. The hotel’s restaurant Kolya features a large terrace with a water fountain, and serves Belgian and French specialities. Weather permitting, the hotel’s 2000m² of lush garden and foliage provides a haven of tranquillity from the city hum-drum. And if it’s a touch of relaxation and rejuvenation you’re after, the wellness centre’s exquisite Arabic-theme spa with mosaic tiles and shadowy lanterns will have you recharged in no time. Rooms from €143.

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