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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 14 May 2010

We found Downtown BXL through Tripadvisor and our fellow reviewers didn't let us down. Our two-night stay there was fantastic and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend Downtown BXL (or its sister property Casa BXL that is right next door). The rooms are generously sized, exceptionally clean and decorated in a modern / trendy manner. Because the inn is so small...

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Strasbourg
Reviewed 8 April 2010

We stayed 3 nigths at downtown-Bxl and we just loved it : ideal location, wonderfull decoration and big rooms, great breakfast with quality products, very nice owners. Theo was very helpfull. He gave us good tips (we loved Kokob restaurant -Ethiopian food- and Moeder Lambic -typical Belgian beers). We can only recommend Downtown-Bxl (even if we should better keep this...

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Beirut
Reviewed 24 February 2010

The B&B is very well located, walking distance to every place of interest for any tourist. I had the room in the first floor. If you hate to find yourself hollidaying in a kind of poor place (decor, helping staff, furniture, neighborhood, whatever) go to this B&B. They have taste, know how to make you feel attended without being around...

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las palmas
Reviewed 6 February 2010

this B&B was great ! It was our first trip to brussels and we were very lucky to be in this very central location ,next to all the tourist attractions and restaurants . Our room was big (very big) with comfortable bed & bedding , sofa's , flat screen tv and dvd player , great decoration . Private ensuite bathroom...

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Devon
Reviewed 3 January 2010

Stayed 3 nights for New Year. Great central location for all the sites. Rooms 2 and 3. Shower room 3 is small but servicable. Room 2 larger. Stairs may be an issue for some but staff happy to assist with cases. Breakfast on ground floor and good. Cost 228 euros for a room for 3 nights. Owner and staff very...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 17 August 2009

Great wee place overall. Right in the heart of the gay district. Had the zebra room. Good value for the price. Lots of narrow stairs but you expect this in this part of the world in the old houses. Friendly manager. One major annoyance was breakfast- must have a second b&B eat here as well as the table was full...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 22 June 2009

We stayed in room 4 on the top floor. The room was spacious and comfortable. The shower was a little small but adequate. There was a short wardrobe (no room for ballgowns here) that had a safe embedded in the wall at the back. Rather oddly, there was a separate sink behind another door in the room which they could...

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West Midlands, England
Reviewed 19 June 2009

I stayed at the Downtown BXL for 4 nights, the room was nice (room 1) with a round bed, chairs, a sofa and tv the only bad thing about the room was that the shower was very small even for me and I'm a very small person! Breakfast was OK nothing spectacular, Bread, waffles, ham, cheese, yogurt, oj, tea, cereal....

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 June 2009

Group Info: -4 adults in 2 separate rooms. Me/boyf were in Room#4 (top floor) and boyf's parents got Room#2 (Marilyn Monroe room). -Cost: price was actually really affordable for Brussels (76Euro/night/room including breakfast for 2). -Stayed here 2 nights 5/24-5/26 I booked this place after looking at numerous locations and this one had a good price and was fairly close...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2009

I stayed in a small room that had no room number that I booked as a single. The room was small but beautifully decorated and cleverly arranged for maximum space and comfort. The bed was actually a double and extremely comfy. The room was quite dark and only looked out at a wall but the dark wood floors, warm grey...

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Address: Rue du Marche au Charbon 118, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: ₹ 7,131 - ₹ 8,472 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pick a lower floor to avoid too many stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles samc51, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Foot traffic at night, at least on weekends, so if that would bother you, see about getting a back room.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethsS2321DD, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best to travel light if you're staying here due to the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles arkans_s, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you trouble with carrying suitcases(as no lift here) choose 1st floor !”
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 of 5 bubbles KDKOFLONDON, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the front have big windows with views. The rooms in the back are quiet and good for sleeping in.”
 of 5 bubbles Kobedog703, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
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