Situated in the heart of the capital, the Stanhope Hotel is near many main attractions, such as the Royal Palace (550m) and the Grande Place (2.2km). It is also close to Avenue Louise (2.3km) where you can buy the latest in luxury brands. The Stanhope is easy to get to for a short break as it is only 12km from Brussels airport and 1km from the closest train station. The centre of the European capital can easily be discovered in a day or two, as all the most famous attractions are concentrated within a limited area.
Start with taking in the atmosphere at the famous square, La Grand Place, then discover the Tintin shop and admire the Manneken Pis.
Stroll through the city and sample the food in one of the Belle Epoque cafés, Le Falstaff and Le Cirio, before browsing the fashion boutiques on Rue Dansaert.
Brussels has a mix of classical buildings and monuments, alongside a contemporary feel thanks to the European parliament.
Don’t forget that Belgium is home to fantastic beers
, there are several hundred local brews, so take the time to sample a few. You can also delight in some Belgian chocolate
, which tastes even more delicious on location.