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Hi I will spend 2 nights in Brussels in a couple of week travelling with my girlfriend.

We will arrive after 9 pm and we would like to take a train to Gent early on the day after and then come back to Brussels in the evening. The idea is to find a place close enough to the station and close enough to places to eat and have the great Belgian beer. We were thinking about staying at NH Stephanie because it is close enough to the Gare de Midi and seems to have restaurants around but as I don't know the city I am seeking for an advice. Is a good area for my purposes? Thanks in advance

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1. Re: tips on hotel and

i wouldnt stay round gare du midi but brussels is a small place and a couple of metro or tram stops away would eb round the grand place or gare central depending on budget the ibis grand place or the amigo would be ok as would the novotel and many others in that are it is very central and has most of the decent restaurants.

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2. Re: tips on hotel and

NH Stéphanie isn't near Gare du Midi, although it is easily accessible from there by metro to Louise. It's an upmarket shopping area, there are restaurants in rue J. Stas and rue Jourdan, but nowhere particularly good for sampling the local beer - in fact the only pub I can think of is Irish (MacSweeney's in rue J. Stas).

As brusselsboy says, it would be better to stay near Gare centrale, e.g. NH Arenberg (or Ibis "Off Grand' Place", Novotel ditto, Brussels Sandton Central, or Hotel Centrale...) where you will find a number of beer places like A la Mort Subite. However, I would not recommend eating in rue des Bouchers, petite rue des Bouchers, rue Grétry etc., except at a few classic places (like Chez Léon); the restaurants in the Galeries St. Hubert are fine, as are a couple in rue Dominicain.

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