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Old 06-23-2005, 05:56 AM   #1
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Guys I'll be in Brussels for one night before I leave for Pamplona. Can anyone recommend a good bar, hostel, club or restaurant. I've never been to Belgium and any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
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I've never been myself, but here is a good starting point. You can find hostel (and other accommodation) information here along with web sites and ratings from people who have stayed there. Hopefully this will get you started. Best of luck!
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I stayed at the van gogh hostel their one night and would reccomend it it was clean and plesant cant say as much for the city but I was only there a day so what do i know.
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I hated Brussels. I stayed there for 2 days and was NOT impressed. I stayed at the Sleep Well hostel which has brand new inside and was nice. It is big and has everything you need. Grand Place had some OK places to eat.

I would honestly head straight out of brussels and go to spain or anywhere else if you can. It's a couple hours to Paris if you can swing that.

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you should take the train (1 hour) to brugge; it's way better. it's a smaller town with good shopper, better bars, and fun locals who love to get to know tourist and show them where the hot spots are.
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Thanks for the advice guys I appreciate it.

An LMA I'm going to try and take your advice. Thanks for the link GoKrazy it is very helpful.
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I stayed at the Sleep Well in Brussels and didn't think that much of it. It is clean and the dorms are spacious but seems more of a hotel than a hostel and thus lacks atmosphere and intimacy.

I second LMA's comments about Bruges. If you want to go back in time and feel like your in a fairytale then this is the place!

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