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Youth Hostel Van Gogh (Chab)

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hi all,
Welcome in Brussels, capital of europe, chocolates and waffles!
Welcome to our place where painter Vincent van gogh had his workshop!
We are located in the the city centre (Botanique station) and we provide clean, safe & cheap accommodation (with no hidden extras)
Facilities: no curfew, free wi-fi , linen included, laundry and kitchen; free showers,groovy bar with more than 20 different Belgian beers (small scale productions!), friendly multilingual staff, free locker-room, lockers in room (padlock needed), centrally located, guided tours (Brussels, Brugge, Antwerp, hop on hop off);lock-out from rooms from 11am until 3pm, daily cleaning. No membership card needed.
Recommended in every good backpackers guides and websites; in a nutshell: the best place to stay!
See you soon in the heart of europe!
Accommodation: dorm or quad, triple, twin rooms & single
Lockers are free to use during your stay but you need to use your own padlock or buy one from us (9 euros)
Chab's team
To read before booking:
Check-in time: the room is available from 3 pm the day of arrival during the week and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. You can lock your luggage here before
Check-out: 11.00 am
*at some special occasions, minimum stay is 2 nights (Friday+Saturday or Saturday+Sunday), cancellation of one day; a Friday or a Saturday will not be accepted
*read carefully the conditions regarding cancellations.
We of course guarantee you will be accommodated in the kind of rooms you have reserved. Nevertheless, if you stay more than one night,you may have to change rooms during your stay and if you have booked for several people,you might not be all accommodated in the same room. However we do our best to put you all together in the same room.
When you make a reservation, please print out and bring the confirmation you received by e-mail. We need it at the check-in, thanks.
** female dorms are for females only and male dorms are for males only, please be careful when making your reservation, as we will not accept a male booking a female dorm and vice versa!**
To our female travellers: it's sometimes possible to change rooms to stay in single-sex dorms (female rooms) even if there weren't any left the day you sent your booking. There are sometimes cancellations which allow that:)
Also, same thing for the lovers, if you travel as a couple, we'll try to put you together in a mixed room if it's possible.
Print out the small one in the pics here on the right and you'll get here very easily!)
Only written cancellations at least 48h hours prior arrival, will be accepted. View House Rules

Overview

The artist himself had his studio at our beloved Van Gogh Hostel – and we've made it friendly and hospitable whether you're a budding painter or not. We're an ideal base for exploring Brussels, with a fun bar where you can sample over 20 local craft beers. Afterwards, test out your skills at a game of pool. To keep the budget under control, we have a roomy kitchen for preparing hot meals and packed lunches, and breakfast's free!

Location

In just over 10 minutes you can walk to the hostel from Bruxelles-Nord train station, one of the city's main transport hubs with links to the airport. An easy way to zoom around is on the Metro, and the hostel's only a 4-minute stroll from Botanique, the nearest stop. If you're not in a rush and fancy taking the scenic route into town you can reach the Grote Plaze (Grand Place), in the heart of the Old Town, on foot in 20 minutes.

Rooms and Dorms

Bunk up with other travellers in a mixed or single-sex dorm, or go private if you prefer. We have single, double and triple rooms. Bed linen is included and as you relax after an eventful day you can message your family and friends using the free Wi-Fi. Lockers for stashing all your stuff are provided in the rooms – just remember to bring your own padlock.

Extras and activities

There’s no curfew at Youth Hostel Van Gogh so you can stay out as late as you want (after all, there are a lot of different beers to try!). We have 24-hour security on hand to welcome you home. If you’re stuck for what to do the morning after, chat to our multilingual staff – they’ll be happy to show you the unmissable bits on a free city map. To discover Brussels' famous sights, try one of our guided tours.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 7.9

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    A lovely hostel near the center of Bruxelles. The busses, trams and metro stop also walking distance. The room is so clean also the bathroom. There is also a kitchen where we can cook our meals and washing machine to wash our clothes. We have a good wifi connection and the breakfast is included. Excellent quality for a low price that I paid. The personnels are very helpful when you ask information. Vlog https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUtgqt42JeWQ6jgS-L4 8GladysWorld8
    Italy, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    16 Aug 2019
    Very central locatiom closed to all transport links and stations
    Spain, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    07 Aug 2019
    Love to stay here and location was so close for me when i travel from paris to brussel by flix bus. Very friendly staff and helpful .
    Nepal, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Aug 2019
    Please oil the hinges on the bedroom doors
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Aug 2019
    Friendly staff. Perfect location
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Aug 2019
    Main note - I stayed during construction which often lasted until 23:30 :( saws buzzing and guys ripping out ceilings late into the evening made for a weird, loud atmosphere but less socializing in the hostel. Decently located, pleasant staff, standard European breakfast. Okay amenities, cool history. Be aware, many stairs! 7.5/10 Crazy squeaky/loud doors - when the family at the other end of the floor went in/out 16 times at 5am I couldn't get back to sleep. Grease your door hinges please! :)
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    04 Aug 2019
    The private room we stayed in had lockers for storage and was in a nice area. There was poor ventilation, only a window next to the door. We tried to keep them open as much as we could, but the shower water and humidity made the room smell bad even if they were closed for only a few minutes. The staff was friendly and it was nice to have access to a kitchen even if it didn’t have the finest utensils. Overall a good place to stay! Know what you’re getting into, it is a cheap bed and room!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    17 Aug 2019
    We were in a 6-people dorm where it stank like old socks. In general, the hostel is worn-out and the athmosphere was unpleasant. However, staff was friendly.
    Germany, Couple, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    09 Aug 2019
    Place is chill. Highly recommend a private if you can afford it as its drastically better than a shared room. Staff wasn't friendly and the environment was meh. Its not a party hostel which I liked. Location is really solid though.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 4.6

    Rating

    08 Aug 2019
    I stayed for one night as i had an overnight layover in Brussels. I had a full sized, 50lb suitcase with me, as well as a carryon duffel and backpack. The building where my room would be was down the road from the check in office & i was on the 3rd floor - no elevator. The storage lockers were not big enough for the suitcase, had to lug it up to top floor at 10:30pm. The pillow was a lumpy mess and the shower was gross. Breakfast was included but didn’t start until 8 so i didn’t get to try it.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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