Courtyard By Marriott Brussels
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Historical Traveler Reviews Courtyard By Marriott Brussels Evere
The atmosphere of this hotel is very luxurious, it almost looks and feels like a 5-star hotel at first sight.
But with such an atmosphere my expectations were very high and I was disappointed in quite some things:
- I almost got stuck in the elevator because of the techno-stuff: you have to put in your key-card to get the elevator moving and it is not simple to get it working!
- It was very warm and humid in my room and it smelled like it was a 'smoking' -room. I assumed when not asked ' non-smoking' was standard nowadays.
- I wanted to open the window to get some fresh air: again problems: was it stuck? Did I have to use the keycard as well to open the window?? (and maybe also when going to the bathroom??). It turned out (after I called the receptiondesk) the window was broken and had not been repaired. Not good. Not even a little notice somewhere that it could not be openend.
- No minibar?? Huh? There was an empty fridge present but customers were advised to buy things themselves in the shop downstairs. It was 01.00am already - I didnt want to go downstairs! I just wanted a drink!
- Breakfast: The very friendly waiter almost spilled a can of coffee over my suit (almost - I got away with no stains - but it was kind of sloppy and he did not clean my table properly).
The thing is: I think that in a 2-star hotel I would have had less of a problem with it, but in such a setting I just expect differently.
I will be staying here again within a few weeks - I hope the hotel will prove themselves as a good 4-star hotel now.
So eine schöne Überraschung
Welch angenehme Überraschung in einem neuen Hotel mit freundlichen Angestellten, großen Zimmern, einer tollen Bar und erstklassigem Essen zu wohnen. Es liegt weniger als 10 Minuten vom Flughafen entfernt. Wirklich ein angenehmer Aufenthalt, habe mich wie im Urlaub gefühlt und keinesfalls in der Nähe eines Flughafens. Das Fitnessstudio ist mit drein Fernsehern, 2 Saunas ausgestattet, außerdem gibt es Wasser und Handtücher. Im Zimmer gab es einen Safe, ein Bügeleisen und Bügelbrett, großem Fernseher und Internetzugang (leider kostenpflichtig). Wenn ich wieder nach Brüssel muss, wohne ich wieder hier.
Fantastic rooms on 6th floor
Booked through Ebookers, just £38 per night.
Travelling with an infant.
Hotel is difficult to find as the map supplied was a bit misleading, but they offer a free shuttle from the airport [wish I had known that beforehand!] and the shuttle is just 5 euros to go back to the airport - but it doesn't run on a sunday before 3.30pm so bear in mind if you're planning a weekend trip.
But room was EXCELLENT!!!! We were on the 6th floor with a window that took up the entire wall and fantastic views. The room was extremely spacious, even with a cot and pushchair and all the other baby clutter. It was also very child safe as the furniture and fixtures were very solid and I could let the little one crawl around quite happily.
No swimming pool :( but a very nice fitness room and sauna.
Downside was the restaurant, dinner was particularly average and service was quite inattentive. The breakfast buffet was good. Also the hotel was very European in that despite having a no smoking section to the restaurant we were still subjected to heavy cigar smoke from the bar, which the waiter just shrugged off as 'the way things are in Belgium'.
All in all, an excellent value stay just outside of the city centre.
I have no complaints about this hotel
This is a very decent hotel - not the greatest location for tourists as it is a bit out of the way, but as an airport hotel it beats them all.
I got a great weekend rate (75 euros per night for an executive double and breakfast). The room was spacious, clean and in an excellent state of repair. This hotel has not been opened all that long (one year, I think?) so everything felt fresh and new. Huge choice of food at the buffet breakfast and all of it delicious. Room service choice was a bit restricted so I had a cheeseburger and chips and it was delicious too. I parked my car for free in front of the hotel, there is a also a free car park next to the hotel, and of course you can pay and park in the hotel's own underground car park.
Great location, good deal for a summer travel
Great hotel, located on the outskirts of Brussels. Half-way from the airport to the center (they operate a free shuttle-bus from the airport). NATO headquaters are not far away, and Park Evere is around the corner. Looking for the hotel, don't ask Avenue des Olympiades, cause noone knows it, search for Leopold the third. A bus stop of #66 is around the corner and it connects the hotel to a city center (De Brukere stop). The ride is about 25 minutes, and there is a bus every 10-15 minutes.
The food is great, the room is perfect. I liked their lounge bar "Zinc" the best, nice barmen :)
i can tell that there are rates from 57euro inc b/b for 2 persons
at site [-]gulliver[-]
its a site from israel but you can book from all over the world
it cost me 57 euro inc breakfast for 1 night
Such a great surprise
What a surprise to stay in a new hotel with friendly and efficient staff, large rooms, a great bar and excellent food. The location is less than 10 minute from airport but what a great place to stay in, it never felt like it was work and in the airport area, for a change.
The fitness centre has three tv's and 2 saunas, there is water and towels. In the room there is a safe and an iron board with an iron, the TV's are large and there was internet. At a cost though. I will stay there again on my future trips to Brussels.
This is a great hotel not far from the airport, I think about midway between airiport and downtown --in any event, not a bad cab ride from airport. It is just down a mile or two down the road from NATO headquarters.
I arrived early AM on an overnight flight from Africa at the end of an exhausting business trip. I had made my reservation by internet and requested early check-in at 7AM.
I arrived at the hotel as expected 7AM and was warmly greeted by the front desk clerk, who welcomed me by telling me that my room was ready as requested and that I had been upgraded.
Since it was a holiday, I spent 24 hours at the hotel, but it was quite pleasant. Quiet, super clean and I think relatively new. The hotel has a good restaurant called Zinc and a nice bar. Internet terminals in the lobby and wireless internet as well. Time on the system can be purchased in blocks in line with your needs. The hotel is in a neighborhood with a nice park behind it and one along side, so walking is nice in the area.
The hotel has a small shop by the front desk like many Courtyards and a free shuttle back to the airport. I definitely plan to stay there again.
This is definately one of the nicest hotels I ever staied in. The rooms are sooo spacious, the staff soo friendly, the food simply perfect. They have a very stilish bar (the "Zinc Brasserie") where you can enjoy a good Belgian beer after a busy day.
Right next to the hotel is a free parking which seems to belong to the public swimming pool next door (not part of the hotel), so if you wish, you don't have to pay the 13,- Euro / day for the hotel parking.
If you come by car, the hotel is ideally located on the highway from the NATO headquarters to the Old City. We even used our car to go to the city every day - but be aware: Traffic in Brussels is hell (and I say that after having driven my own car in most of the European capitals and even some cities in the Middle East)...
Good place to Stay
New property located not too far from the airport or NATO headquarters. Restaurant was very good. Rooms large and well appointed. Adequate parking and helpful staff
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