Welcome to the heart of Europe! A busy, metropolitan city, where every street has 2 names! This city is bursting with life and culture just waiting to be explored! Stroll along gorgeous, cobbled streets, look in awe at the amazing architecture or sample some of the gastronomy that Belgium is famous for! Dig into some world-famous Belgian chocolate or try the again, world-famous Belgian beer! They’re not world famous for no reason! With so much to see and do in Brussels, we thought we’d start you off here with our picks of the top hotels in Brussels to help you get your bearings in the Belgian capital and give you some inspiration for your next event!
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Top Hotels in Brussels
This hotel is a truly luxurious one! Decadence comes as standard at the Steigenberger. Located on the exclusive shopping promenade of Avenue Louise, right in the heart of Brussels, it’s safe to say that this hotel has an enviable location!
The architecture and décor of this hotel are simply to die for, a clean mix of modern elegance and old-world luxury create spaces that are upmarket, trendy and feel fresh! The gorgeous ballroom is a perfect example of this, filled with glitter chandeliers and beautiful paintings, the perfect place to hold a gala or a sparkling drinks reception!
Choosing the Steigneberger for business, not pleasure? That should never be the case – mix both! The Royal Suites here are complete luxury with features such as the hot tub, steam shower and an open fireplace. We think the stand-out feature of the Royal Suite though is the 12-person meeting room and the office it holds, making this the perfect base of operations for a busy corporate conference!
The Nhow hotel is a brilliantly unique venue in the heart of Brussels! Branding itself as a “creative hub”, this funky-designed and art-centred hotel has a fresh and unique feel to it that you won’t find just anywhere! The hotel itself is designed as an art gallery, with public spaces furnished with exhibitions from artists that change periodically, an amazing concept! Bring the arty feel of Brussels to your event here, with bathrooms that look like photographers’ darkrooms and kitchenettes that look like art installations! Nhow is also setting up shop in other famously art-centred cities such as Berlin, Milan and Rotterdam – so you know you’re in good hands!
We really recommend the food at the Nhow, they serve funky street food-inspired eats with a contemporary spin, dine here to experience the hotel’s take on Brussels street food classics! A must for this hotel’s gastronomy is its famous “cheat day station”, the perfect place to try the waffles Belgium is so famous for!
The Nhow has one of the most dynamic and striking meeting spaces in Brussels, at 350 capacity – this is the perfect place to host a design-centred or creative event! The Nhow boasts the largest projection screen in the whole of Brussels making sure that whatever the idea you want to present is, it is at the front and centre of your event on this breath-taking screen. Another idea perhaps is using this space available to put a creative spin on your own event, host your party here and we can make use of the available technology to turn this room into a dynamic, otherworldly, and completely unique events space!
The Dominican Hotel is very simply put – super cool. Sleek, dark, urban and modern – this hotel is a gorgeous venue and not one to be missed! The Dominican makes it home in a former abbey for the prestigious order of Dominican Friars that can trace its roots all the way back to 1465! The hotel also incorporates the home of the famous French painter Jacques-Louis David into its venue, making it the site of the creation of some serious pieces of art history. If you want a venue with an air of importance about it – this might be it.
The hotel cleverly incorporates the former monastery into its architecture and design, preserving the history of the venue rather than going for a clean slate – sit out in the gorgeous courtyard with a freshly prepared cocktail from the hotel’s trendy Lounge Bar and gaze onto the arches – it’s easy to see how this used to be a monastery from here!
Dine in the luxurious Grand Lounge with the freshly designed menu every week you’re guaranteed to always find a culinary delight here! Another absolute about the restraint here at the Dominican is that you’ll always find the perfect wine pairing to go with whatever dish you choose, as the hotel boasts an extensive selection of gorgeous, handpicked wine – so there’s always the perfect glass to go with your meal!
The Radisson is a household name synonymous with luxury and their Grand Palace hotel in Brussels is no deviation from this! A gorgeously outfitted hotel in the heart of the city, this hotel is perfect for all of your event needs!
Designed by famous architect Michel Jaspers in 1989 and with freshly remodeled interiors, the hotel features a sleek and trendy design! The stand out feature of course being the gorgeous, glass crowned, 7 story atrium which floods the lobby with light! We think this bright and airy lobby is a perfect place for a drinks reception.
The hotel features 18 different event spaces, most distributed across the first floor and thus, benefiting from the amazing well of light provided by the unique atrium! With such a versatile design to the hotel with the fusion of 80’s funk and modern style this hotel is perfect to host anything from a cocktail party to a corporate conference.
Looking to host an event with a special type of grandeur and elegance? Hotel Amigo is for you! With chandeliers and Aubusson tapestries in the ballroom of this hotel – this space is perfect for those black tie affairs. Enjoy catering from the luxurious Ristorante BoCConi, situated inside the hotel Ristorante BoCConi is a fine-dining restaurant that creates an amazing fusion of belgian and italian cuisine! With such amazing gastronomy located on site you’re guaranteed beautifully fresh catering!
If you’re looking for something slightly more laid back, don’t rule out Hotel Amigo! They also have a number of other events spaces to cater to every need. Our favourite space though is the gorgeous roof terrace under strings of glittering fairy lights. Imagine hosting an event here on a summer night with an amazing view of Brussels!
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