MEININGER Brussels City Center Reviews
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I was mugged inside the hotel, just at the hall. Piece of advice? Don't stay there. The neighborhood looks really dark and dodgy, not safe to come back at night. This could be a great hotel, if it wasn't in such a dangerous neighborhood and if it had a better control of their indoors security.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
I was so pleasantly surprised by how nice the hostel was! I felt like I was staying in a nice hotel but for only €14! Everything in the room was clean and updated. I would definitely recommend Meininger. It was also only a 15/20 min walk from the center and the main train station.
One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in, by far. The rooms were amazing, had some of the best bathrooms I've ever seen (the shower was better than my own at home!). Cool decor. Lockers in the rooms, beds were comfy and had good clean linens. Paid for breakfast in advance but no one was actually checking if you had paid, so that could've saved me 10 euros...but otherwise GREAT hostel. Very highly recommended. Will definitely look at other Meiningers across Europe in future travels!
I've stayed in well over 50 hostels & this was by far one of the nicest! We had an incredible stay & would definitely return/recommend in a heart beat. Only (very)small complaint we had was charging for missing (plastic card) room keys upon departure if they weren't returned. If this is the case it needs to be expressed upon check-in. We assumed that since they were plastic cards & they seemed to be shared in the room for electricity purposes it wouldn't be a problem. Overall, fantastic, thanks!
This hostel was really cool, very modern and a nice bar. Only thing I'd say is for beds I couldn't believe my eyes I was made to sure literally a double bed with seperate duvets with a random man and being a girl travelling alone u could understand why I felt uncomfortable!! Apart from this I couldn't fault the hostel but as for the bed, everyone I've met has said that's a new one on them! Great location just don't rely on google maps!!
Decent location (but seriously, fix the directions given in the email, they're useless), nice staff, good bar to meet people. They had a kitchen but I didn't use it. Close to the main attractions of brussels, but a bit far from the main bus depot (if you take the bus to nord, hop on a metro to central). There were big groups when I was there (its more like a hotel) and some of them were acting like idiots (breaking glass), but the staff seemed fairly ready to crack down. Overall worth the stay
This was a last minute booking, and was 40EU. wayyy too expensive for sharing a room with others. It was however, a very nice hostel/hotel after a stressful evening.
Brilliant place to stay while in Brussels. Friendly staff and excellent accommodation. Cheers!
Everything was great! I'd thank for the staff! :) Only the price of the city was a little bit expensive...
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Nice, it seems like a hotel room which transform into dorm room . But overall , it is a nice hotel
A great hostel with very helpful staff. The bar was nice and had good prices. The rooms were the nicest/cleanest we have ever seen at a hostel. We loved the breakfast but for the price of a night stay it should have been included.
Best hostel/hotel so far. Not much to say/complain actually. Just trust me, I'm a cool guy :)
Parking is too expensive.. The location is not that good.
Excellent place, it's as good as a hotel. In fact, it's a hotel with very good price. The staff is amazing, always ready to help you. I recommend this place.
Like every Meininger, very clean, secure and great staff. Location okay. Atmosphere lacking, seemed like mostly groups staying, difficult for solo travellers to meet new people. My swipe card stopped working every day, staff acted surprised even though other room mates had same problem, and I've had same problem in other Meiningers before too.
This place is amazing. It is so close to the centre and especially the Christmas markets. The rooms were clean, spacious, comfy and had large lockers. So the bar located there was a added benefit. I would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Brussels.
Expensive, top class hostel, more like a hotel where you get to share the room.
Great hostel. Fun vibe, helpful staff, good breakfast (though not free). Very clean. We were comfortable and very happy with our stay here!
Such a great atmosphere, staff was friendly and everything was remarkably clean!