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Hans Memling Hotel
Ranked #72 of 97 Hotels in Bruges
Reviewed 18 June 2014

We have just returned from a lovely holiday in Brugge but we were disappointed with our hotel experience. We had a ground floor room and it was on a main bus route with buses going past every 10 minutes from early in the morning to late at night. Also there is a lively jazz club opposite with people partying until 4 o'clock in the morning. It was difficult to sleep both in the day and at night. The room was outdated and drab with no wifi service (we had to go to other areas in the hotel to access). The bathroom had cracked floor tiles and the loo was also cracked. Everything was tired looking including us!

To summarise, a budget hotel for those wanting to party and are not bothered about sleep!

Room Tip: Rooms at the back of the hotel would be quieter
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

The hotel states that it has wi-fi, however wi-fi is only available in the breakfast room and the bar which makes it very inconvenient to use.
The location is decent - not too far of a walk from the Markt, there is also a convenience store nearby for supplies if needed. The size of the room was pretty spacious; however the customer service was pretty shoddy. we had 2 incidences - on the 1st day, our tub was not draining properly, we reported the situation, it was looked at and resolved, however after draining the tub they did not bother to clean it but left it with all the grime and soap scum.
The 2nd situation was when we were checking out - we spoke to the front desk the night before alerting them that we had a very early train to catch and wanted to call ahead for a taxi, was told we didn't need to call the night before, could simply come down to the front desk in the morning 10 mins before we needed the taxi. well, what they failed to mention was that the front desk would not be open at 6:30 am. we had to haul our luggage down the streets of Brugge looking for a cab.
Make sure you reserve a cab ahead of time because cab drivers WILL NOT stop for you if you hail them on the street. We had to walk about 10 minutes away to another hotel and have THEIR reception area call a cab on our behalf which they very kindly did. Breakfast is included in the price of the hotel and i will say they had a very good breakfast buffet.

Also, there was a club not too far away with people partying and yelling all night long. we saw people heading home from this club at about 6 a.m - didn't make for a very restful sleep

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Thank nemagem
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Travelled on a P&O mini break in time for the Christmas markets and once we found the hotel after a stroll from the train station we found the hotel to be in a good location, just off the main square in the city centre. We got a good nights sleep as the hotel was quiet and the breakfast in the morning was a typical european buffet that was pleasing enough. Good value for money and would happily stay again in this hotel if looking for a mini break.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank TynemouthSamandSam
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Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed in this hotel. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is a short walk from the Markt. There is a good, cheap car park around the corner. It is slightly dated but clean and breakfast is good and tasty. The quad room with 4 single beds is ideal as spacious and at the quite rear of the hotel. The bathroom is very clean with bath and shower.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
Thank LondonFrancophile73
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

We spent one night in this pleasant hotel conveniently located just off the main market square. The room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast very good. Bruges is a lovely city to just wander around and take in the surroundings, and it was great having it all on the doorstep of our hotel.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank saltandpepper2013
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

Loved our Bruges experience, made even greater by Delphine from reception, who even recommended us some great food places, and got free drinks at a restaurant by using her name ! The jazz/restaurant across the road was great, live music and proper Belgian drinks and atmosphere! Loved everything in Bruges! The hotel was also in a great location, it was placed perfectly and prices reasonably (£56 euros for 2 people a night in March), breakfast included, great terrace outside, great food for breakfast, can't really fault it ! Would be recommended !

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

Staff very friendly and helpful. Room small but very comfy and clean. Great location just off the main square, although being so near the centre there is some noise at night so not possible to sleep with the window open. The breakfast was very good, and there was even a kettle so you could have boiling water to make a pot of tea!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Tracy912
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Additional Information about Hans Memling Hotel

Address: Kuiperstraat 18, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Bruges
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #72 of 97 Hotels in Bruges
Price Range: £61 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hans Memling Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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