Travel Journal







The city of Brussels offers plenty of activities and events to entertain you. Whether you're passionate about art, history, or gastronomy, you'll find something to delight you in the Sainte-Catherine neighborhood

Metro, bus, tram, bike, or walking, the ways to discover Brussels are countless, and it's up to you to choose the one that suits you best.

For public transport, make sure you have a valid STIB ticket. Pay contactless on board or at the station, buy online, at ticket machines, or at sales points. The nearest stop to the hotel is Sainte-Catherine, served by metro lines 1 and 5.

For a bike ride, the nearest rental is Bike-Packer, and in the city center, there are Villo! bike-sharing stations.

Let yourself be enchanted by the charms of Brussels and choose the mode of transport that suits you to discover all its wonders.

For art enthusiasts and discovery seekers, let yourself be enchanted by these exhibition spaces:

Halles Saint-Géry:  A 9-minute walk from the hotel, these halls offer free temporary exhibitions, a true cultural treasure in the heart of the city.

MIMA Museum: A 12-minute walk away, this museum opens the doors to contemporary art with its eclectic and inspiring exhibitions.

Centrale for Contemporary Art: Just 4 minutes from the hotel, discover another jewel dedicated to contemporary art, a must-visit for art lovers.

For even more museums and discoveries, explore Visit Brussels website. Let yourself be guided by Brussels' cultural magic. 

In Brussels, the culinary possibilities are varied; to help you make your choice, here are our recommendations:

Noordzee: This restaurant is the undisputed reference for seafood, where every bite transports you to the heart of the ocean.

Nona: Enjoy delicious pasta or pizzas, accompanied by organic wine or craft beer, for a gourmet and authentic experience.

Chez Jacques: Immerse yourself in the richness of Belgian cuisine with traditional dishes that will awaken your taste buds.

Toukoul: Let yourself be seduced by the exotic flavors of this Ethiopian restaurant, where each dish is an invitation to travel.

Gaston: For a well-deserved sweet break, indulge in Belgian ice cream or waffles, true local delights.

These addresses promise you an adventure where every meal is a discovery.

For a shopping getaway in Brussels, let yourself be seduced by these places:

Anspach Shopping Center: Located about 300 meters from the Grand-Place, this shopping center invites you to explore popular and unique shops, where each storefront tells a story.

The Mint Brussels: More contemporary, this shopping center offers you a journey through international brands in a modern and dynamic setting.

Galeries Royales Saint Hubert: Elegant and luxurious, this covered passage enchants you with its refined shops, cozy cafes, exquisite chocolate shops, and chic theaters, creating an unforgettable shopping experience.

Immerse yourself in the excitement of Brussels and let your desires guide you through these shopping havens.

Here are some shops where you can find Belgian treasures to take home:

Dandoy: Indulge in the delights of Belgian waffles, gingerbread, and speculoos, true symbols of local indulgence.

Elisabeth: Let yourself be seduced by Belgian chocolate, an irresistible sweetness that will delight all cocoa lovers.

BEL-icious: Take home a selection of the best Belgian beers, an essential souvenir for hop enthusiasts.

These addresses, nestled in the heart of Brussels, promise you authentic finds.

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