We stayed here near the end of our travels round Europe for the past month. Unfortunately the Hotel Mirabeau ranks as our worst hotel visited. On arrival you notice insulation where the ceiling is missing, Is it just falling down or being repaired? but over riding this was the strong smell of cat pee. The decor was old and tatty and chairs were on top of the tables so it looked a bit of a jumble. Not a good first impression.
The guy on reception wins the award for being the most helpful and informative. He really wanted us to enjoy our stay in Brussels , gave us a map and proceeded to point out the best places to go and how to get there. Genuinely helpful.
Now venturing upstairs via a small lift complete with graffetti to floor 4. At this stage I was wondering whether to leave and try and find somewhere else to stay. Open the door and it's new and freshly painted and no cat pee smell. We were in room 42 , all newly painted, 3 large windows overlooking the square. It was a bright airy room with on suite bathroom. The bed seemed clean and was comfortable but the room was not quite clean , looked like it had been cleaned but not properly. The bathroom had half a loo roll holder and the brackets of a shelf but no shelf and In the bedroom the wardrobe had a shelf but the brackets were missing so it sloped at about 45 degrees.
As the room was bearable we decided to stay, venturing down the stairs which were very narrow and looked like they were in the process of being decorated although no work occured while we were there.
Next morning breakfast was very limited and basic with the night reception guy asleep at his desk until the maid came in.
The hotel is located near to the old town, it is buget value but not good enough. The reception , breakfast area, lift and stairs needs completely refurbishing to bring it up to standard. The room needs finishing off and the catering and cleaning need to improve and of course the cat pee needs to go! You can get better hotels for the same or similar price I'd suggest going elswhere until this is upgraded.
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travel Republic (UK), Booking.com and Hotels.com so you can book your Hotel Mirabeau reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Mirabeau Hotel Brussels