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Molenmeers 11, Bruges 8000 Belgium
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#1 of 98 hotels in Bruges
2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
A grand Italianate mansion with an incredible sense of history, The Van Cleef can be considered a stately home on one of Bruges' most beautiful canals. Today the house is transformed to a small, luxury boutique hotel where style comes with substance, where classical is mixed with contemporary and where cutting edge facilities are combined with good old-fashioned service standards.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
VIP room facilities
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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River View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 2 more
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David wrote a review Feb 2021
Knokke-Heist, Belgium1 contribution
Unique setting in the historic centre of Bruges. But the thing that makes this such a memorable place to stay is the very warm welcome by the owners, the Vanhaecke family, & their dedicated staff, they are incredibly helpful during the entire stay !
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Will A wrote a review Jan 2020
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Hotel's Favourite
This was a fabulous stay. The hotel is very beautiful with every public room being lavish but not overdone. It is bang on the canal which makes the place special The staff were extraordinarily kind and thoughtful, anticipating our needs rather than just answering questions. It wasnt cheap, but given how wonderful it was, it was good value. It is in a great location. A five minute walk from the very centre of the city but blissfully quiet. There are very good restaurants nearby, which they will be happy to advise on and book for you in advance if you give them a call.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Escape725607 wrote a review Feb 2021
Nandrin, Belgium2 contributions
Excellent and friendly service in several languages, very good location with parking, cosy and extremely beautiful interior, amazing breakfast, fantastic diner in the room with high quality products and outstanding sauces!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Scenic03488309266 wrote a review Jan 2021
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We had a magnificent stay at Hotel van Cleef with a family of five right after Christmas. With the current Covid restrictions we could not travel far and therefore decided to spend a festive weekend in Brugge benefitting from the beauty of the city with fewer tourists at this moment in time. Hotel Van Cleef was recommended to us as a cosy luxury hotel at the canal with an exceptional dining solution as the dinner served to the guests is being cooked by a Michelin chef. Our stay was even more memorable than expected. We were received by our very friendly hosts with a glass of champagne. The suites were very nice and spacious, we also benefitted of an upgrade. A delicious five course dinner was served in an extra room with a nice restaurant ambiance. Breakfast was exceptional with everyone taking the recommended Eggs Benedict. And the city itself was a delight being not so crowded as usual. It was indeed a very pleasant highlight in these sometimes challenging times.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Gareth J wrote a review Nov 2020
45 contributions4 helpful votes
Very few 5 star hotels live up to the expected standard i find and the rating has become a little diluted across the global industry. Hotel van Cleef is a ray of sunshine in this regard and left our family with a very memorable stay, with a service level and care that few can come close to. With the current COVID restrictions and the lack of travel now for several months we decided to book a weekend escape closer to home. We settled on Brugge because its such a beautiful city and in my opinion the atmosphere improves the more deserted it is. With the current measures we had some concerns around meals and looked at hotel options that would be able to provide us something to bridge this gap with all external restaurants closed. The result is dinner cooked by a Michelin chef and served in your room in a very professional way. The hosts are extremely gracious and friendly and will look to cater to any request. The breakfast was exceptional and the eggs were to die for. I has scrambled whereas my wife had the recommended Bendict. We stayed in a suite with a canal view, already equipped with its own Christmas. tree and it was a duplex so that our daughter had her own bed and space on the mezzanine above us. It was hard to leave and our young daughter was disappointed when it became time to depart. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and the room is very quiet at night. At all times we felt safe with the measures that were being taken to deal with the virus situation and would gladly return. The walk into Brugges main square is very short and again I would recommend a visit since this Medieval city shines brightest when there are fewer tourists on the street.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
US$211 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BelgiumFlandersWest Flanders ProvinceBrugesSt-anna
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel van Cleef
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel van Cleef?
Nearby attractions include Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai (0.5 km), Cafe Rose Red (0.4 km), and Cuvee Winebar/Wineshop (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel van Cleef?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel van Cleef?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel van Cleef?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel van Cleef?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel van Cleef?
Conveniently located restaurants include Park Restaurant, In't Nieuw Museum, and Je Restaurant.
Is Hotel van Cleef located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Bruges.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel van Cleef?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel van Cleef?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel van Cleef?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Historic Centre of Brugge (0.6 km), Basilica of the Holy Blood (0.4 km), and The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde (1.2 km).
Does Hotel van Cleef have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.