Wondering where to stay in Bruges? This Bruges accommodation guide is here to help! With a curated roundup of highly rated Bruges hotels and B&Bs, this list has a little something for every price range.
Whenever I think of Bruges, I swear a dreamy sigh is inevitable.
I mean, it’s Bruges. Quite possibly one of the most romantic cities in the world! Between the colourful medieval buildings, the canals filled with swans, and of course, the never-ending supply of chocolate and waffles, this Belgian gem is a wonder for the senses, and a delightful terror for the waistline.
But where should you stay in Bruges? That’s a tough question. While the city itself is compact and walkable, its popularity as a destination has increasingly meant soaring prices and the best being booked out months advance. If you’re worried about finding the best Bruges hotel for your stay though, don’t worry – I’ve created this guide to help you out, based on extensive research from my own trips!
In this post, I’ll give you a rundown of some of the best Bruges hotels and B&Bs for every price range and occasion. Enjoy!
The best bang for your buck in Bruges…
Recommendation: B&B Eleven
Located in the historical city centre, B&B Eleven is probably one of the best hotels to stay at in Bruges if you want excellent value for money. Located in a quiet area only 10 minutes away by foot from Bruges’ main sights, all rooms at this bed and breakfast have a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and of course free WiFi.
And the breakfast? Naturally it’s included with your stay, and guest reviews unanimously rate it as exceptional. There’s even a peaceful garden on-site for you to unwind after a long day of sightseeing! If it’s amazing quality at a fair price you’re looking for, then this B&B is an excellent choice.
The best Bruges hotel for a luxurious getaway…
Recommendation: Hotel Dukes’ Palace Brugge
If you’re looking to get pampered, then check out Hotel Dukes’ Palace Brugge, one of the best luxury hotels in Bruges, with a luxe vibe fit for royalty.
After all, this hotel is housed in the former residence of the Duke of Burgundy, a beautiful castle dating back to the 15th century. Situated in the historic center, this gorgeous hotel has 93 rooms, including 22 palatial suites, along with a decadent spa complete with a sauna, hammam, and fitness center.
For the cheapest place to crash in Bruges…
Recommendation: St Christopher’s Inn Hostel
As I mentioned earlier, good affordable options aren’t that easy to come by in Bruges, but those on a budget will be happy to know that there’s a decently rated hostel you can stay at if other options are out of your price range.
If you’re traveling on a budget, St Christopher’s Inn Hostel offers dorms and private rooms within walking distance of the city center. Here, each room is equipped with free WiFi and lockers, plus (most importantly) a common space with a bar and kitchen for you to mix and mingle with your fellow travelers. Definitely a great budget-friendly place to stay in Bruges, and the decor is pretty cool too…!
For a Bruges hotel that’s cheap and central…
Recommendation: Monsieur Maurice
Are your eyeballs bleeding from looking at prices yet? Here’s some good news: nice hotels in the Bruges city centre don’t need to be expensive. For instance, the centrally located Monsieur Maurice is perfect if you’re looking for a cheap place to crash in a nice location.
At Monsieur Maurice, all the rooms come with free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom, plus a hairdryer and free toiletries. Combined with an in-house restaurant and bar, this hotel has all the amenities you need for a quality stay, all without breaking the bank.
Oh, and did we mention the canalside views? As far as cheap hotels in Bruges go, this is one of the best deals in town, with single rooms going for under 100 euros a night.
For Bruges accommodation that’s quirky and unique…
Recommendation: Monsieur Maurice
And if it’s a quirkier offering you’re looking for, don’t miss Martin’s Relais, a charming hotel housed in a set of 17th century Bruges canal houses.
What can you expect at this quirky boutique hotel? Antique furnishings, a peaceful rose garden, and uniquely decorated rooms (each with their own special design). Besides that, the hotel also has its own bar serving up Belgian beers, all along the banks of a scenic Bruges canal. Adding on all the standard amenities you’d want in a hotel, including AC and a flat-screen TV, this is a perfect place to stay in Bruges if you’re looking for something a little different.
For a romantic escape in Bruges…
Recommendation: B&B La Maison Bruges.
Headed to Bruges for a cozy romantic getaway? Then B&B La Maison Bruges might be the perfect choice! This cute bed and breakfast is frequently praised for its delicious breakfast and keen attention to detail, so much that it has a near-perfect rating on Booking.com.
With a nice, quiet location and a friendly set of staff, this charming B&B provides everything you need for that perfect romantic escape….. so you can just sit backm relax, and enjoy the city.
For a family-friendly hotel in Bruges…
Recommendation: Hotel Boterhuis
If you’re going to Bruges with family in tow, an excellent family-friendly option is Hotel Boterhuis.
Located in the historical center of Bruges (only 3 minutes away from the Market Square and the Belfry), this property offers all the amenities you could need in a hotel, including AC, a flat-screen TV, and free WiFi, plus a lot of unique perks like car and bike rentals and even packed lunches.
Best of all? Yes, breakfast is included!
For Bruges accommodation that’s cute and homey…
Recommendation: B&B les invités
Last but not least, if you want a cozy, home-style stay, head straight to B&B les invités, a tiny bed and breakfast with only 3 rooms, and friendly staff to give you individualized attention.
Besides a nice continental breakfast every morning, this B&B goes the extra mile in providing a sauna and outdoor swimming pool, along with lovely thoughtful touches like surprise snacks and goodie bags filled with treats. It’s no wonder this place has a near-perfect score on Booking.com!
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