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8 quai à la Chaux, 1000 Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
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  • 92%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Sleephere was rated the best hostel in Belgium at the 2011 Hoscars and it's not hard to see why. It's within walking distance of Grand Place and European Parliament and receives consistently high ratings for all aspects of the hostel, especially for the staff. Hostelworld visitors say the 'extremely friendly and knowledgeable' staff are happy to share their personalised info on the city and 'encourage everyone to sit down and have breakfast together [so] you get to know everyone'. One guest told us 'it feels like your own little home for the weekend'. We particularly like the beautiful Art Deco design of the building, giving it a distinctly Brussels feel.

Property Information:

Sleephere Guesthouse @ Sainte-Catherine in Brussels, your home away from home.

The magnificent house in which this cozy guesthouse/hostel is based was built in 1694 and hosted the captaincy of the Brussels harbor in the 17th/18th century, before becoming the private estate of a merchant.

At the “Captain's house”, guests benefit the settings of an historic estate, a vast, relaxing and quiet place, right in the middle of the historic city center, within 5 minutes’ walk to the Grand Place, and within direct connection the European Institutions and the major business centers (5 min by underground lines 1 or 5).

We are located in the oldest part of the city, exactly where the port of the city used to be from the 12th up to the 19th century, in an area called Sainte-Catherine, often indicated as the “Fish Market”. These squares are amongst the most typical places of the city. All other places of interest in the city are next to us or within short walking distance: the main musea, the Grand Place with, of course, “Manneke Pis”, the Stock Exchange, the famous “Sablon” antiquarian’s area, the covered Saint-Gery market (now a great lounge and expo hall), the Saint-Hubertus Galleries, the Palace of Justice, etc.
Being on lines 2 and 5, you are within easy reach from the underground station Sainte-Catherine of all major business, convention and expo sites like Brussels Expo on the Heysel , Tours & Taxi’s, the “Square” on the Mont des Arts, the Brussels universities, all the European Institutions and the Cinquantenaire.

This place welcomes a maximum of 17 guests at the time. That’s why we can give you special attention!
Staying at Sleephere Guesthouse is like living in Brussels, as if you were at home.

No surprises in this place: guests staying at our place benefit the use of the whole house. All is included to make you feel at home!: free high capacity WIFI all over the house, great terraces and suspended garden with table tennis and BBQ, television, … You can use all common areas like the kitchen, a splendid sitting room, etc, and this at all times of the day. Plenty of games are available. You forgot your own towel? No problem. You are looking for something in particular? Don’t worry, we help you as much as we can. You want to drop your luggage before the rooms are ready or leave your luggage before taking a late train or plane? No problem!
You need a computer? We have a computer available especially for guests.

Our breakfast table (combined buffet and served) is composed of the best en freshest typical Belgian products: different types of special breads, many different spreads, juice, coffee, tea, chocolate, cheese , ham, eggs, fruits, cereals etc…. as many as you wish and served till 11 AM!

You are looking to share a room, or you prefer an en-suite private room and yet enjoy the company of the other guests, or you want to book a room for your group or family? All is possible. We are totally flexible.
All our rooms are deluxe or superior rooms, nice and comfortable, particularly bright and large, and for groups of 10 or more the rooms can even be converted as a private part of the house. The beds, mattresses and bed linen are of top 5 star quality. Bed linen is, of course, provided.

All the above makes this place particularly comfortable for your stay and ideal to meet informally other guests.

Thanks to our strategic position close to the main national and international train terminals, famous cities like Gent, Bruges, Antwerp are within a short train ride away (commuting within the day is perfectly possible), and we are literally within one or two hours reach of Amsterdam, London, Paris, Cologne, etc.

Just ring the bell and our hospitality will do the rest. We are proud to provide you all guidance to make your stay as interesting and productive as possible.
We will make you discover the hidden places and secrets of Brussels, not only the traditional touristy places.

**Free walking tour organized**
Pub crawl for 15 EUR only! (average normal prices can go up to 50/60 EUR)

Come over and experience the real Belgian hospitality! Come over to Sleephere Guesthouse!
Best For: Central Location, Meeting People

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  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    It's been just an amazing staying! Very clean, safe, in a really nice area of Brussels; about 20 minutes walk to the city centre. The owner is very nice and helpful and he really makes you feel at home. A great value for money. I strongly recommend this place to everyone..
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  • Latest Review

    The owner was lovely and really flexible in regards to payment and extension of check out. He also helped with a map and possible things to do while in the city. I felt really welcome and the room was warm and cosy. I would be happy to stay again if in Brussels, we had a wonderful time!
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Hostel Awards

  • 2013 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Most Popular Hostels Brussels
  • 2012 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Belgium
  • 2013 1st Most Popular Hostels Brussels
  • 2012 1st Country Winners Belgium

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  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Your stay and check-in time must be confirmed the day before arrival. Please note we are out every day between 13:00 and 18:30. Check-in is not possible between those hours. Don't buy any maps: we offer you a free quality map of Brussels, not the one you get for free everywhere! A very complete documentation is available. Check-out: 12 midnight Check-out time: at 12:00 AM at the latest; Guests can leave their luggage in the house for the day and pick it up later any time. A proper tourist visa is required at the time of booking. Bookings without a delivered visa at the time of booking (for those countries requiring such) will be cancelled. This applies particularly to most African countries, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Burma, and Pakistan. Careful with taxis: - Standard rate from the international airport: 36,50 EUR - From midi station 10/12 EUR; 12/14 EUR maximum at night. - North and Central station: should be less than from Midi station If you feel the amount is deviating significantly from these rates, ASK FOR A RECEIPT AND WRITE DOWN THE TAXI NUMBER. Show the driver you are doing this. - From Charleroi (Brussels South) airport, mainly Ryanair flights: always use bus schuttle, never taxi.

Sleephere Located at 8 quai à la Chaux, 1000 Brussels, Brussels.
Brussels Brussels Brussels/1000 8 quai à la Chaux, 1000 Brussels
93% 1551
50.8552585 4.3474014
    Rooms available     Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite     Superior 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite     Deluxe 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Deluxe 5 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom
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