US$65 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 29 Jul 2015 Check-out 31 Jul 2015

Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

3 stars
View map of 135, rue du Midi, Brussels, BE-1000

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
15 reviews
Good experience, overall

Access to free internet is difficult, only available in the lobby and often sporadic, you need... See full review

  • Aga52
  • 16 Mar 2015
Couples

Excellent location Comfort room Staff was good Clean hotel and room See full review

  • Hesham salem
  • 8 Aug 2014

Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels Rooms

Standard
This room offers one double bed or one twin bed with bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, hairdryer, laundry service, non-smoking rooms, radio, refrigerator, safe in room, telephone and voice mail.
Business
This room offers one double bed or one twin bed with bathroom amenities, cable/satellite TV, hairdryer, Internet access, laundry service, non-smoking rooms, radio, refrigerator, safe in room, telephone and voice mail. The business room features a large writing desk.

Amenities

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Fitness centre or spa
Dining
Free buffet breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking

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Hotel Map

50.8442 4.3477
Area served
Historic centre
Nearby airports
Zaventem International Airport.
Area description
The hotel is within walking distance from the famous Grand Place (400 m), the legendary Manneken Pis (200 m), the "Sablon" antique market (600m) and the "Palais Royal" (1300 m).

Nearby points of interest

  • Manneken Pis: 0.2 km
  • Planete Chocolat: 0.3 km
  • The Bozar: 0.4 km
  • Town Hall: 0.4 km
  • Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate: 0.4 km
  • Brewery Museum: 0.4 km
  • Boulevard Anspach: 0.4 km
  • Saint-Géry Marketplace: 0.4 km
  • Notre Dame de la Chapelle: 0.4 km
  • Grote Markt: 0.4 km
  • Flower Carpet: 0.4 km
  • Scientastic: 0.4 km
  • Grand Palace Brussels: 0.4 km
  • Maison des Ducs de Brabant: 0.4 km
  • Brussels Stock Exchange: 0.5 km
  • Manneken Pis: 0.2 km
  • Planete Chocolat: 0.3 km
  • The Bozar: 0.4 km
  • Town Hall: 0.4 km
  • Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate: 0.4 km
  • Brewery Museum: 0.4 km
  • Boulevard Anspach: 0.4 km
  • Saint-Géry Marketplace: 0.4 km
  • Notre Dame de la Chapelle: 0.4 km
  • Grote Markt: 0.4 km
  • Flower Carpet: 0.4 km
  • Scientastic: 0.4 km
  • Grand Palace Brussels: 0.4 km
  • Maison des Ducs de Brabant: 0.4 km
  • Brussels Stock Exchange: 0.5 km
  • Galerie Agora: 0.5 km
  • Beursschouwburg: 0.5 km
  • L'Albertine: 0.5 km
  • Royal Theatre Toone: 0.6 km
  • St Hubert Galleries: 0.6 km
  • Maison de la Bande Dessinée: 0.6 km
  • Rue des Bouchers: 0.6 km
  • Kunstberg: 0.6 km
  • Mont des Arts: 0.6 km
  • Rue Grétry: 0.6 km
  • Rue des Dominicains: 0.6 km
  • Rue de Bouchers: 0.6 km
  • Delirium: 0.6 km
  • Museum of Erotics and Mythology: 0.6 km
  • Place du Grand Sablon: 0.7 km
  • Jeanneke Pis: 0.7 km
  • Brussels Centrale: 0.7 km
  • Rue de la Fourche: 0.7 km
  • Rue des Minimes: 0.7 km
  • St. Catherine's Church: 0.7 km
  • Marché des Antiquites et du Livres: 0.7 km
  • Sablon: 0.7 km
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 0.8 km
  • La Monnaie: 0.8 km
  • Marolles: 0.8 km
  • Notre Dame du Sablon: 0.8 km
  • Maison du Roi: 0.8 km
  • Rue Antoine Dansaert: 0.8 km
  • Musical Instrument Museum: 0.8 km
  • The Museum of Ancient Art: 0.8 km

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
A congress centre of 1500 m divided into three meeting rooms (Armstrong - 805 m, John Glenn - 348 m and Gagarine - 348 m) is especially suited to tailor-made events. The Armstrong room, well known for its "Art Nouveau" architecture, is multifunctional and can seat up to 600 people in classroom style. The John Glenn and Gagarine rooms can be used for exhibitions, cocktails, coffee breaks, hot and cold buffets and even car presentations. Furthermore,18 fully equipped meeting rooms can have a variety of set up styles and can also be used for breakout rooms.

Dining

Restaurant
The Magellan Restaurant divided into a buffet and "a la Carte" restaurant serves in a British decor French and Belgian gastronomy and international buffets. The Cook Restaurant serves the American buffet breakfast and 1 hour business lunches. With 250 seats each, being on the same floor and area, it can be used for large groups. The Bedford Lounge piano bar is the place to be if you would like enjoying famous cocktails and tasty snacks in a cosy atmosphere. The Bedford Lounge provides also a large choice of Belgium Beers.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
12:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
15 out of 15
Amenities:
3.3
Cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
3.7
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.3
Value:
3.9

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Aga52
Business
Ottawa
16 Mar 2015

Good experience, overall

Access to free internet is difficult, only available in the lobby and often sporadic, you need patience. Otherwise a nice stay. Walk to Manneken Pis takes 5 minutes but to Gare du Midi takes about 20 minutes.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
LM54
Business
Finland
25 Nov 2014

OK

Nothing particular, just another hotel but at a good distance from the main railway station and from the historic centre

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Hesham salem
Business
Egypt
8 Aug 2014

Couples

Excellent location Comfort room Staff was good Clean hotel and room

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
spoiled
Business
spain
1 Jun 2014

high flyer

Very Happy with everything, location, staff, breakfast , and son.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mack1968
Business
Edinburgh
2 May 2014

Great location but.....

Superb location and a decent business hotel. But they have an interesting understanding of "twin" room. To them its 2 single beds shoved together. If u fancy spending your first few minutes in a room rearranging the furniture you may be ok. In our first room you couldn't even do that so, much as I love my sister, we had to change room. The a/c didn't work in tbe next "superior" room and they couldn't fix it. They offered to change us again but we couldn't be bothered. The bed/sofa bed combo was comfortable and the inclusive breakfast was impressive. Staff were efficient. Overall a mixed stay but more on the plus side.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Oztravellersydney
Business
Sydney Australia
23 Feb 2014

Great Location

Basically walking distance to most of the attractions in Brussels.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
garyeo
Business
Singapore
16 Nov 2013

Nice budget hotel

The short stay at this hotel is simply nice. Hotel location is close to most attractions in the city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

A short walk.

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Prem M
Business
Birmingham, England
10 Sep 2013

Beer festival/Brussels exploration trip (mixed group of 8).

From when I booked 4 rooms the process was smooth and easy. I emailed the hotel to request 4 twin rooms (no option to choose via website). I received a prompt email back to say it was duly done. Pleasantly surprised that they had indeed saved us 4 twin rooms although three were next to each other and one on the opposite side but that's no major gripe. Rooms are rather dated but clean. Breakfast was the usual continental affair, nothing amazing but nice to have it. Wifi is available but tediously slow and requires having to type in an 11 character code each time you want to use it. Coverage is rather sketchy too. If you were planning to use it for working it would not be sufficient. For what we wanted it fit the bill perfectly, reasonable priced, close to the centre and most importantly clean. I have worked and lived (9months) in the city several times before so know it quite well and used the opportunity to guide a group of friends and share some of Brussels hight lights. I would happily use this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

The Havana club is excellent for a trouble/hassle free night out though does get packed... open 7pm-7am on Saturday. It's about 1km from The Bedford hotel, but if you're in heels may want to take a cab. Heels and cobbled stones do not mix well...

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Just for the night
Business
Adelaide, Australia
7 Sep 2013

Surprised

I was pleasantly surprised to find the Bedford so central to the old city and it attractions. It is a 15/30 min walk from railway station - depending on your fitness level and the weight of your luggage otherwise a ten euro cab fare! Staff we friendly but that is about it. Certainly I would stay again unless I come across a hotel with a walk-in shower - showers over bathtubs are not easy forthose with wonkie knees.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bedford Hotel and Congress Centre Brussels

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
4 Jun 2010

My first stay at this hotel -

My first stay at this hotel - it was OK. Hotel WiFi was running but bad connection.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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