Everybody has a different travel style and finding the right accommodation in Belgium can sometimes be a bit challenging. Whether you are looking for an all-in hotel with plenty of nightlife around, or prefer relaxing on the countryside; whether you are single, a couple, a family or a large group there will be always an accommodation in Belgium that will suit perfectly with you and your travel style. So read on for my tips on where to stay in Belgium.
Finding cheap Accommodation in Belgium
Backpackers on a budget can find several hostels in Belgians major travel destinations. Prices for a bed in a dorm room start around 16€. You can find cheap hostels in Belgium on Hostelworld.com, Flemish Youth Hostels and Hosteling International
The Ibis Budget Hotels are probably the cheapest hotels in Belgium you will find. They have a reputation of being basic, but modern and clean. Prices will start from around 45€ for a room per night. Other Ibis and Ibis Styles hotels are slightly more expensive but have more luxury and offer rooms around 75€ / night depending on the location of the hotel.
With a budget of 50-100 euro’s per night you can not only find a nice hotel in most cities, but also find one of the many romantic B&B’s at most travel destinations; or maybe a romantic guesthouse on the countryside is more of your taste?
Holiday Villages in Belgium
Vacation parks and bungalow parks are the perfect option for car travels with the whole family. Sunparks, Centerparcs and Roompot all have holiday villages at the Belgian Coast and across the country.
Vacation Houses in Belgium
Renting a Vacation house or holiday home in Belgium is quite popular at the Belgian Coast or in the Ardennes. It’s the perfect accommodation for mid-term stays in Belgium with family or a large group of friends. In french they are called “Gïtes”, in dutch “Vakantiehuis”. A popular resource to find vacation houses / Holiday homes in Belgium is Belvilla
Camping Grounds in Belgium
Belgium has a wide variety of camping grounds to offer.
Basic camping grounds cost approx 7-10€ per person when traveling with a tent. Off-season it might be cheaper. Travelers with a caravan or camper will generally have to pay about 15-30€ per night for 2 persons.
Luxury Accommodations in Belgium
According to Tripadvisor the best rated luxury hotel in Belgium is Hotel Dukes’ Palace in Bruges. Runner-up is Hotel Casselbergh, also located in Bruges. Pillows Grand Hotel Reylhof in Ghent holds the 3rd place. You can view the full list of Belgians Best Rated Luxury hotels on Tripadvisor
Hilton Hotels has 5 hotels in Belgium; 3 in Brussels and 2 in Antwerp.
Renting an Apartment in Belgium
Renting an Apartment is an excellent choice for a mid-term to long-term stay in larger cities. It’s also a popular solution for visiting the Belgian coast, since it’s much cheaper to rent an apartment for 1-2 weeks then staying in a hotel. You can find apartments to rent for a short-mid long stay on Booking.com