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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few hostels I stayed in Europe with all amenities that a hostel should have. They even have a fully functional self service kitchen. However the hostel is more frequented by school kids but if you're just looking for a place to crash, it's ideal. It's a little far from the city centre so one might... More 

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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was my first stay in a hostel in Europe. It was nothing like I imagined it to be (in a good way). I expected a claustrophobic atmosphere but this was everything opposite. I had booked the place a week in advance for one night for an extremely reasonable price. The breakfast at this place is amazing, you have to... More 

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

I spent 3 days in Brussel with a group of Erasmus students at "Generation Europe" and I was really surprised about the quality of the food. Sabine is a great chef and she prepared a great Lasagna friday night. I felt like I was back in Italy. I really raccomand the restaurant service in the hostel, you won't be disappointed... More 

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HostelBelgium, Responsable relations clients at Generation Europe Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mina, thanks so much for your amazing and super cool review. It is always cool to recieve such a beautiful comments. I told immediately to Sabine your satisfation about her cuisine and she was so happy and proud about it! Thanks again for the review, hope to see you again in our hostel!!! :-D Mattia More 

Varese, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We have booked a double room for 58 €, with "towels for rent" as clearly stated everywhere in their web pages. Beside the very small room, there were no towels available for rent when we arrived, and they didn't offer us any alternative or solution to this problem. We decided to leave and to look for another accomodation at our... More 

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HostelBelgium, Responsable relations clients at Generation Europe Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for your feedback, it is really important and useful for us. We have just found your e-mails, they were unfortunately labelled as spams. We are terribly sorry for the inconvenience you had with our service and can completely understand your displeasure. Our staff should have given you a solution to your issue. For this reason... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Good hostel for a budget traveler,you cant beat its price :)There is a free wi fi in lounge,but not in room. Breakfast is ok,rooms are more or less clean. Its around 2km from center and in quite area.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We were relocated to this hostel following a problem with our original location due to burst pipes. The hostel didn't provide towels which we were not informed of when moved but thankfully staff from the hostel we were moved from brought some round. The location is not central but within walking distance of the centre, I also felt a little... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

The staff were very laid back and friendly and extremely helpful and accommodating. The rooms were comfortable enough and very clean. There's food and drink available in the evening and there's a nice selection of food available for the free breakfast. Overall, it has a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

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79 reviews
62 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

A high quality 'down with the kids' kind of hostel that has been recently renovated. It's quite large as a typical metropolitan hostel always is and benefits from free parking. The rooms are of a good standard and the only fault I can really identify is that it's a bit of a mission from the city centre and placed right... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I booked this hostel because it got good ratings and was cheap. It was clean. There was nothing including in the bathrooms, such as towels and soap, but it was also expensive to buy it from the hostel. The Wifi worked only in the common area; I was on the first floor and my roommates and I had to go... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have stayed at the hostel for 2 nights, and the hostel has definitely exceeded all my expectations. I am from Lithuania, and I must tell you, I have stayed at faaar worse hostels back in my home country for the same price, even though it is a cheaper country. The hostel is VERY clean, the rooms are all newly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 2015 the hostel was completely renovated (rooms and common areas)... it is a brand new hostel with modern fully-featured equipment. It is located at about 15 min away from the historical centre (Grand-Place, Manneken Pis, etc.) of the capital city and 10 minutes walking from the trendy districts of Sainte-Catherine, Dansaert and St-Géry. You can reach the South Train Station (Midi/Zuid) with a direct tramway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generation Europe Youth Hostel

Address: Rue de l'Elephant 4, Brussels 1080, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: ₹ 2,690 - ₹ 6,326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generation Europe Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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