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Made in Louise
Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Ixelles
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 December 2013

My fiance and I stayed here for two nights. The cuteness of Made In Louise and the unexpected charms of Brussels made us wished we have scheduled for more time here. The location is great, just off a shiny, polished shopping street in a great district, while a little further away is a more bohemian district. The reception personnel, in fact all staff were extra friendly, cheerful and keen to help. The entire place was welcoming, as with all things, it's the little things that count. Complimentary tea service, a great selection of beer at very decent prices at the homey bar and the cute compact living room. Breakfast every morning was a delight!

Our room was compact, but very cute and scrupulously clean. We decided, since we have fallen hard for Belgium, Made in Louise will definitely be our default Brussels hotel the next time!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 December 2013

Me and my partner stayed here for 3 nights in November, The hotel is really beautiful. Very homely but at the same time very modern. The rooms are on the small side but nicely decorated and lovely bathrooms with powerful shower.

The staff were very friendly and happy to help and give advice. The hotel is also a 5 minute walk if that to the nearest tram stop so very easy to get around.

Cant really fault this place at all. Brilliant.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 December 2013

What a wonderful hotel- we stayed here for 2 nights and would recommend it to anyone. The service is warm and friendly, delicious breakfast included and tasteful decor of rooms, bathrooms and reception area. Most importantly the beds are extremely comfy and great rain head shower too!! Thank you to all at 'Made in Louise' for a wonderful stay.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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MDucha, Directeur général at Made in Louise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for your comment. Its really nice to hear that you liked your stay and especially the beds...as we emphasize on the sleep quality!
I would like to wish a Happy Christmas and New Year!
Martin and the Team!

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Wonderful Hotel really relaxed and Martin and team really look after you. Great rooms good pool table and lovely wood burner. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and made our anniversary visit that little bit more special. As per all of the other reviews the breakfast was amazing so much choice. Highly recommended and not far from all the shops and sites.

Room Tip: We stayed in No 59 amazing views, very comfy and great showers
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

I chose the Made in Louise over a regular business hotel because of previous reviews, and those reviews didn't let me down. The location is excellent, quiet but near to the centre of town, and with great local restaurants. Like many boutique hotels, the rooms are compact, but unlike many others, the quality of the decor and fittings is good, rather than just slapping a bit of whitewash on a tatty town house. The compactness means that occasionally the rooms can leak sound (many thanks to the couple whose er, noise, woke me up one night) but I've stayed in plenty worse modern hotels.

The staff couldn't be more friendly - the reception service was delightful. There are all sorts of lovely touches, such as the little bar in reception, the pool room or the fact that even the compact rooms have a large bath. Well done, will definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Courtyard rooms are very quiet, ask for one away from the lift.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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MDucha, Directeur général at Made in Louise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2013

Dear guest,
Thank you for this nice review. It's the perfect gist for Christmas ;-). We are happy to hear that location, the restaurants nearby, the hotel made your stay just PERFECT!
We hope to see you soon!
Martin

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Reviewed 9 December 2013

We stayed at Made in Louise over the weekend for the second time this year and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Upon arrival we were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who kindly offered us some Mulled Wine and chocolate which was delicious. Our room was spotlessly clean and stylishly furnished; the bathroom was massive with a huge shower. The bed was very comfortable also : ) the breakfast was very good with a wide selection of fresh produce to choose from including fresh bread and pastries. The hotel itself is in an ideal location to explore Brussels and within waling distance to all attractions and there are some lovely restaurants close by also one being an Italian restaurant which is only a few meters away once you leave the hotel to your left. I would highly recommend this hotel to other people looking to visit Brussels.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights over our birthday and everything was great apart from the fact that our in room telephone didn't work. We let reception know on our first day here but nothing was done. It became a little annoying when we wanted to quickly ask the front of house any questions or make reservations, that we had to come down from the fifth floor every time. This became even more tiresome as for the first two nights the lifts in the hotel didn't work.

The breakfast here is amazing and catered for all our needs with a wide range of foods and drinks available. The hotel is perfectly situated off Avenue Louise with great access to the city centre, attractions and shops.

A great place to stay nonetheless in Bruselles and I'd recommend it to anyone.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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MDucha, Directeur général at Made in Louise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you very much to take the time to review the Made in Louise. It nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I would really like to apologize for the phone in your room, your message was indeed at reception, I will check with our maintenance why it wasn't fix! Meanwhile I have just checked and its fixed, so really sorry and we hope it did not impact your general experience.

For the lift, it looks like you are not lucky ;-) it's very rare!

Thank you very much and we hope to see you soon!

Don't hesitate to contact me directly for your next booking at martin@madeinlouise.com.

Thank you,

Best regards,

Martin Duchateau

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Additional Information about Made in Louise

Address: Rue Veydt 40, Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium (Formerly Louise Hotel)
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Region: Belgium > Brussels > Ixelles
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ixelles
#1 Romantic Hotel in Ixelles
#1 Business Hotel in Ixelles
Price Range: £72 - £143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Made in Louise 3*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Made in Louise is a Brussels boutique hotel where charm is a way of life. Guests can enjoy the kind of hospitality that can only be experienced in a family-run setting. Discover this relaxing environment in a historic early 20th century building situated on a quiet street. Made In Louise offers a personalized and unique service for your every need. Each of the hotel’s 48 rooms are bright, comfortable, and full of character. ... more   less 
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