Grand Hotel Oude Burg
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Oude Burg Brugge
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Today was one of those days that make you appreciate the ease of travel around Europe compared to the distances we travel in Australia.
This morning our day started with breakfast in Germany followed by lunch in the Netherlands, afternoon tea in France and dinner in Belgium! The time it takes us to drive from Proserpine to Rockhampton we drove through 4 different countries!
... arrangement of Coldplay's "Midnight". But overall the night was a success and our Brugge hosts gracious again.
But back to the start of the day... after the traditional European breakfast of cereal, bread and cheeses, we had a charter bus take us to Ypres (also known as Ieper, both pronounced "eeper"). This town was a staging post for allied soldiers during WW1, and saw many casualties. It is also home to the Menin Gate, where the Last Post is ...
... he saw us walking up to the restaurant is look at Brian's ******. We have decided to call it the ******y pack.
Anyway, back to the evening. Brian and I would have been happy to bike over to Bruges, what's another 5 kilometers? However, the hotel had a deal for 10Euros if we went as a group. It didn't take too much convincing to go this route, Brian anticipating that he may be too drunk even to bike back to the hotel. However, Nathalie ...
... recommended it as a cheap but filling meal and he was definitely right! The first stop after lunch was the square with every type of architecture since the Middle Ages. Every building had a different design yet they were all beautiful. Within the square was the church of holy blood. It sounds like a strange name until I heard that it holds (supposedly) a vile of Jesus blood that someone collected from his body after he came off the cross. I gave my offering so I ...
... in a mine in Germany. Having recovered this masterpiece it is one only a few of Michelangelo’s works that are outside of Italy.
We got back to the ship about an hour before they pulled the gangway and set out despite the very, very strong winds that we faced pulling out of the port. The captain just came on and said that the Pilot Boat would not be getting back their pilot back tonight ...
Other places to stay in Brugge
Oude Burg 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Great location - good value for money.
- Perfect location
Boeveriestraat 2, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Nice hotel and a positive experience.
- Perfect location
Katelijnestraat 65B, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $131
- Graded this a B+, but it worked for what I needed
- Bog standard stay
- Good value for money
Handboogstraat 1, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Katelijnestraat 65A, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $104
Burg 10, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Nothing special
- Excellent Location - If You Can Find It
- The Best
Chartreuseweg 20, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $82
St-Jakobsstraat 41, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Be careful - it's not all as rosey as it may seem!
- Great, Great, Great
- It really was the best!
Hoefijzerlaan 37, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Potterierei 15, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- Nice and quite, not too far from the town
- Nice hotel
- Nice hotel Little bit like Venice
Cordoeaniersstraat 16 - 18, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $124
Schouwvegersstraat 11, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Genthof 4a, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Oude Burg 14, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Wijngaardstraat 7-9, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Great Hotel
- Well situated friendly modern hotel
- A marvellous hotel
Dijver 7, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $164
- Quaint Hotel with Great Location
- Perfect honeymoon!
- Beyond Excellence
22, Naaldenstraat, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Absolutely wonderful
- Fantastic Comfortable Hotel
- Nice Easter weekend at the Hotel Aragon
Korte Zilverstraat 3a, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- 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 $128
- Very sterile
- Must stay at the Flanders!
- Pleasant stay
Hallestraat 4, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $101
T Zand 15, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $128
Joseph Wautersstraat 61, Brugge | 1 star hotelfrom $92
Kuiperstraat 18, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- An Overrated and Unfortunate Relic
- April 2004 at the Memling
- Hans Memling, Perfect choice in Brugge
Vrijdagmarkt 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $170
Hoogstraat 20, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Wonderful hotel
- Feel like a local
- Okay but certainly not 4 Star
Katelijnestraat 40, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $128