A Guide to Brussels: Best Hostels you can Stay In

You really can’t beat a bit of Brussels. A city absolutely loaded with history, the capital of Belgium has been one of the most popular destinations for travellers for years now. With numbers of people visiting each year ever increasing, it’s becoming harder and harder to find good accommodation. If you want to visit Saint-Gilles or take a stroll to the Schaerbeek, you’ll have to make sure you get a good place to stay- and that’s where hostels come into the equation. 

A lot of people opt to stay in hotels or luxurious apartments when they visit Brussels, but for us this takes away a bit of the magic of travelling. Hostels are a great place to stay all year round, and we believe they could be the best option for you. Why, you ask? Don’t worry, we’re going to give you our quick guide on the best hostels you can stay in when you go to Brussels. 


The best hostels in Brussels should offer you a variety of different things. First of all, you should be looking for good prices. Belgium can be an expensive place to stay, and you want to make sure you don’t blow all your money on your accommodation and leave yourself with nothing during the day. Check out how the prices range from hostel to hostel, and read lots of online reviews on these hostels. This will allow you to gain a decent bit of knowledge about what you’ll be getting for your money (will breakfast be supplied, for example) and you will therefore feel more comfortable spending it. You don’t want to over-pay and then be disappointed in your hostel anyway. The best hostels will offer competitive prices, supply some kind of meal in the mornings and be comfortable to stay in. 


Speaking of comfort, you should look out for this aspect of hostels too. The best hostels Brussels has to offer will not only offer you good prices, but they’ll also offer you unrivalled comfort. We know you’ll probably spend most of your time out exploring the city, but you’ll still want to be able to come home at night to a comfortable bed and a relaxed nights sleep. Again, online reviews will help you determine what hostels offer the comfiest beds. Remember, the people writing these reviews have been through it all before. 


The hostels you’ll want to stay in will also be ideally placed in Brussels. They’ll be just the right distance away from all the attractions; they won’t be too close so that you can never get any peace and quiet, but they won’t be so far away that you won’t be able to walk anywhere. The best places will, in truth, be determined by you and what kind of trip you want to have. If you want to be right in with all the nightlife, look for a hostel close to the main bars and clubs. It’s all about what you are looking for yourself. 

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