Hotel Albert II
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
Photos of Hotel Albert II
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Albert II Ostende
Travel Blogs from Ostende
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!
... we met. Monday 26th - today we didn't achieve much, we were a bit sore and tired from our bike ride. We started off by going to the laundry mat and guessing our way through the instructions. Then we headed into town to have a good look around. Bruges is so beautiful, very romantic looking place. Canals, cobblestones, chocolates, parks and so on. We treated ourselves to a hot chocolate, which was amazing! They give you a cup of hot milk and then a big chocolate cube on ...
... decided not to climb the bell tower in the Market Square because it was around 200 feet. I am due to climb Big Ben in London on Tuesday so figured I would give my legs a break. BUT the brewery tour was up and down stairs and ladders and I think we climbed almost 200 stairs in that tour. how droll. Good thing we had nixed the tower.
Hubby still loves the brewery tours but there is not much about them now that we do not already ...
... a free glass of beer. The result of which is now going viral on Facebook. After the tour we climbed the Belfry tower and had a picnic in the park before heading over to 'meet Willy'. Willy is a self proclaimed 172 year old vampire whose house was open to guests on Sundays after 8. We arrived at his house, surrounded by permanent scaffolding much to the dismay of the local council apparently, and were met by a butler who showed us ...
... places to try the same beer. After all, with all the canals, bridges and old buildings and such, well, it’s pretty much a ******* fairy tale. Oh and by the way, it’s in Belgium. Yeah, I know, we thought that was weird, too.
Our version of some of the film's best scenes:
Climbing the Belfort
366 narrow, claustrophobic steps to the top winding past old bells (the ringing kind, not the sipping iced tea and entertaining gentleman callers ...