Grand Hotel Oude Burg
Travel Blogs from Brugge
... consisting of mayonnaise, ketchup and raw onion! Later in the day we sat in the market square and watched one of the concerts and had a beer! Yes I actually drank some believe it or not! Belgium beer is much more pleasant than Aussie beer. About 5pm we decided to call it a day. Rather than go back to the B&B we decided to take a drive to the coast and see the North Sea. We drove to Oostende where it was cold and raining lightly. Saw the ...
... since they were paid for anyway. Booked for 3 nights too so had a free stay :) thought it might be a good idea not to bother Lisa too much. So that was it. Tour over. Really glad I did it. Met some awesome people that I will keep in contact with but still wish I had started it from the beginning so that I got to know everyone a lot easier. Now it was time to enjoy London for a bit before Oktoberfest and then it's karate in Canada, Russia and ...
... usual cereal and bread (not that we're complaining, free is free!) we headed back to the main square (Markt) for the wednesday morning market. There was lots of beautiful fresh fruit, veg and bread for sale, as well as a huge flower stall. We have loved looking around the markets in every city we visit, nice to see all the typical local produce and to try some of course. Unfortunately Brendan started to feel a bit sick and seemed to worsen as we walked around. We decided to keep going ...
... this is only a one night stay for us.
We walked around to find a place for lunch. Stopped at Scott's pub for a beer and croquette. Great music too.
Did some browsing through the grand place - boy the buildings are massive and so old. Not too much going on as they are getting ready for a dance off in a couple days. Sean wished he could stay..not!
Walked over to Mannekin Pis....kids thought I was being innappropriate again but ...
... standing there, a gust of wind blew a couple of fries out of the container, and I got a huge blob of mayonnaise on my jeans. My black jeans. I guess you can't really tell, but I'm sure it's all I'll see now every time I wear them.
Speaking of frites, Danielle told us why we call them "French" fries even though they are a Belgian creation. Thinking of the language differences now, I'm not sure I buy it, but it's as good an explanation as any. Belgians ...
Other places to stay in Brugge
Oude Burg 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Great location - good value for money.
- Perfect location
Boeveriestraat 2, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Nice hotel and a positive experience.
- Perfect location
Katelijnestraat 65B, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $116
- Graded this a B+, but it worked for what I needed
- Bog standard stay
- Good value for money
Handboogstraat 1, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Katelijnestraat 65A, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $87
Burg 10, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Nothing special
- Excellent Location - If You Can Find It
- The Best
Chartreuseweg 20, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $72
St-Jakobsstraat 41, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Be careful - it's not all as rosey as it may seem!
- Great, Great, Great
- It really was the best!
Potterierei 15, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- Nice and quite, not too far from the town
- Nice hotel
- Nice hotel Little bit like Venice
Hoefijzerlaan 37, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Cordoeaniersstraat 16 - 18, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $116
Schouwvegersstraat 11, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $92
Genthof 4a, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $143
Oude Burg 14, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $104
Dijver 7, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Quaint Hotel with Great Location
- Perfect honeymoon!
- Beyond Excellence
Wijngaardstraat 7-9, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Great Hotel
- Well situated friendly modern hotel
- A marvellous hotel
22, Naaldenstraat, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Absolutely wonderful
- Fantastic Comfortable Hotel
- Nice Easter weekend at the Hotel Aragon
Korte Zilverstraat 3a, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- Simple but nice Hotel
- Best stay at Bestwestern Premier Acacia
- 20% discount for early booking, you can't get better
Langestraat 38, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- Very sterile
- Must stay at the Flanders!
- Pleasant stay
Hallestraat 4, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Joseph Wautersstraat 61, Brugge | 1 star hotelfrom $96
T Zand 15, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $142
Kuiperstraat 18, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- An Overrated and Unfortunate Relic
- April 2004 at the Memling
- Hans Memling, Perfect choice in Brugge
Vrijdagmarkt 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $165
Hoogstraat 20, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Wonderful hotel
- Feel like a local
- Okay but certainly not 4 Star
Katelijnestraat 40, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $123