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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Family rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de France Saint-Gilles
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After taking a packed out coach from Bremen at midnight, I arrived in Brussels at 7am and took my suitcases across the city to my hotel in the south. Already by half past 7, it was reaching 25˚C, and although the hotel was just 5 minutes from the station, the cobbled streets on the way there made dragging 55kg strenuous work. Luckily the hotel …
... that could be considered interesting by non-archivists. Work is challenging, but good, and I attended an amazing conference over a weekend. Even as I write that, I feel like I’m slipping back into my archival nerdiness, so I’ll let it drop. I promise I’ll write something more entertaining about my most recent adventures in the wilds of this strange little country, but I’ve had cause to think about ...
... at the playground. My favorite part was when Sage instigated a game of chase with Daddy and Bryn. After running all over the park, Bryn appeared at my side shouting, "Mommy, there's an evil guy coming! His name is Daddy!"
Overall, I wasn’t completely satisfied with the “kid friendly” aspect of the things we did today, but as far as Bryn and Sage were concerned they beat the Grand Place and Manneken Pis. ...
... and Wouter had an Augistiner.we then took at ram back to the train and came back to Brussels. We had some nice rose and snacks at the apt. And then went to a Pizzaria near Claire's but unfortunately it was closed. So then we went to really cute restaurant on Rue Haut called La Folie and had Steak and frites and pasta at 11:00 pm. Wouter and I walked home which took only 20 minutes and felt good after the late dinner. All in all a great ...
... Belgium was not necessarily on my travel radar, but since I was only 90 minutes by train from Paris, I thought I'd give it a go. The only thing I knew about Belgium was their beer, chocolates, and apparently where fried potatoes were invented - not French Fries, but Belgian Fries. I also knew that Brussels was the de facto capital of the European Union.
I didn't have much planned in ...