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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

There is plenty of games for free in the hostel, a table tennis for free, private bathrooms inside each room, nice colors, very spacious the breakfast was great. It is a little bit far from the comte de flandre metro station but a 10 minutes walk, no lundry but there is a lundry nearby,

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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Negatives :About 25 min walk to the center .facility is not very clean and beds are uncomfortable. Noisy street I could bearly sleep at night. Overpriced for this quality of service .positives: freindly staff. Nice common area.laguage storage services for free after check out

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1Thank Said K
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Stayed here during my study abroad last week of traveling. The hostel itself is okay, with bathrooms and showers in the room, but the area where it is located is not the nicest one. It is located in a more residential community and we witnessed a couple of street fights when we were there, so be careful. It is okay...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

The location is not far away from city center. Normally i went to the main attractions which are close to grand palace by walk. Maybe around 20-30mins. But it is near Arabic community as well. It was peak time for travelling, and the hostel was full house. I made two great friends from here. We are from three different continents...

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Parkdale, Oregon
Reviewed 19 November 2013

DIfficult to find unless you are using GPS. A more mixed population in this area of Brussels that might make it tough for a single woman to venture forth in the evening. Not too far from the tube, however. Friendly staff. Has parking for RV's in a very secure parking area for your car if you have one.

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1Thank wy'east
Manchester
Reviewed 1 July 2013

A basic hostel type accommodation. I had a 2 bedded room with on suite but many rooms are dormitories without bathrooms. It is clean and well maintained but not facilities to talk about. It does have a very pleasant garden area that is nice to sit in when the weather is good. They do a basic continental breakfast. If you...

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2013 via mobile

€28 we paid and it was very overpriced for what you get, awful colour scheme, plain rooms, no wifi in rooms - the staff were nice and the dinner and breakfast we lovely but the location wasn't too good, about 30 mins away from train stations and about 20 minutes walk to the main square it wasn't too bad to...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2013

This place was OK, I hadn't really planned to stop off in Brussels but decided to do so at the last minute en route from Amsterdam to Paris, so I very quickly and randomly chose this hostel. This was veeery different from some of the much more party oriented hostels I stayed at so far on this trip so not...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2012

The hostel itself is very nice. The room I was in had four beds (two bunks), an en suite bathroom and lockers. The room was very simple, but comfy. Free breakfast in the morning was very good. The TV room was broken and apart from the free wifi there wasn't much to do. In general I'd stay here again but...

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Reviewed 27 June 2012

The place itself is ok, and seems secure with 2 doors to get through with a card or to be buzzed in. The rooms are good provided your company is tidy, and quiet. The beds good enough, but I wasn't supplied with blanket cover, only 2 sheets, this time of year I wasn't complaining. The Internet was good, but if...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: ₹ 2,048 - ₹ 7,205 (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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“Choose a room with 2 beds. Large rooms can have heavy snorers if you are unlucky!”
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