Comfortable place with enchanting views A review of Floris Arlequin Grand'Place
I stayed in Arlequin for 3 nights, from June 2nd to June 5th, and was dazzled by its beauty.
The premises, however, weren't very good: the online reservation system of the hotel website didn't work, therefore I had to make a phone call to Belgium, to complete the booking process of the room. Once I was there, the reception was more detached and colder than in other hotels.
However, that's the end of complaints. Once I was in the room, I was positively surprised at its cleanness, at how big the TV is and at the view it offers, from the window: I could see both the gothic town hall and Notre Dame, incredible!
What already seemed outstanding in my room, turned out to be dazzling when, on the next morning, I went up to the upper floor to have breakfast. If Di Caprio had met Winslet in Brussels, he probably would have taken her up to Arlequin's breakfast room, so spectacular is the view you benefit from: you can see all of Brussels' roofs just below you and, rising above the roofs, you can clearly distinguish the flemish guilds and the gothic palaces that make up the central square.
The hotel location is ideal, both for going to the city square (less than 5 mins of walk) and for walking to the Central railway station (less than 10 mins). In spite of the streets bustling with activity and restaurants, I also found the room exceptionally quiet, so in the end I had a pleasant stay in Arlequin, both at day and at night.