The Most Romantic Hotels And Guesthouses In Belgium

Deluxe River Side Room | Courtesy of The Royal Snail Hotel
Deluxe River Side Room | Courtesy of The Royal Snail Hotel
Whether you are looking for a memorable location to spend Valentine’s Day or are simply in the mood for a whimsical escape, Belgium is the ideal destination for romance. Here are Culture Trip’s carefully selected picks of the most charming hotels and guesthouses around the country.
Hotel Duinhof Courtesy of Hotel Duinhof

Hotel Duinhof – De Haan

Panoramic view from the terrace
Panoramic view from the terrace | Courtesy of the Hotel Julien
If a timeless classy atmosphere by the sea is your thing, you should consider staying at Hotel Duinhof. Enjoying a quiet location minutes away from the greatest natural and sporting attractions, this stylish country house contains 12 recently renovated rooms designed to offer you the best quality services. Moreover, ad hocromantic treatments – such as a chilled champagne room reception or a relaxing couple’s massage – may be arranged upon request. And don’t miss an enchanting dinner in the seaside candlelit hotel restaurant, appropriately named the Casanova.
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Hotel Julien – Antwerp

Stadhuis van Antwerpen
Stadhuis van Antwerpen | © Klaus with K/WikiCommons
As an avant-garde urban stylish retreat tucked into the historic center of Antwerp, Hotel Julien is the perfect base for a romantic weekend away. Enjoy a different point of view of the city center from its rooftop terrace while sipping a glass of quality cava. Appreciate every single detail of its recently restored environment, where the 16th-century authentic features blend with contemporary touches in a unique way. But, most of all, get spoiled by the high quality indulgent packages expressly created for couples. Try the Rose Love: it will certainly be an unforgettable experience.
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Hotel Verhaegen – Ghent

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Apartment Dijver
Apartment Dijver | Courtesy of White Rooms in Bruges
Hotel Verhaegen is a luxury bed-and-breakfast, located just five minutes’ walking distance from Ghent’s best attractions, making it a very good place to explore this alluring city. Some of the décor has retained its old charm – including the opulent 250-year-old Rococo murals signed by the painter Pierre Norbert van Reysschoot. A full renovation completed in 2006 added contemporary furnishings, resulting in an eclectic and tasteful mix. Marble fireplaces, wooden floors and a lavish Grand Salon overlooking a whimsical French garden recreate a very romantic aura.
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White Rooms – Bruges

Best of Home Suite
Best of Home Suite | Courtesy of Martin’s Patershof
Fancy a design spot where you can rest and enjoy all that Bruges has to offer? White Rooms may be your guesthouse soul mate. Curated by the multiple award-winning designer Natalie Haegeman, White Rooms comprises 4 apartments all located in the very heart of this UNESCO World Heritage city. With its philosophy to deliver the ‘luxury of home, away from home,’ expect to find a warm and welcoming environment with all the possible comforts you may need. If you are planning to surprise your sweet half by attending one of the several events taking place in the city, the skilled hospitality manager will be happy to help. Bonus: a sparkling bottle of the finest cava and a luxurious bunch of flowers may already be awaiting in one of the apartments!
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Martin’s Patershof - Mechelen

Inside one of Le Berger’s Room
Inside one of Le Berger’s Room | © Marie-Françoise Plissart, Courtesy of Hotel Le Berger
The Martin’s Patershof stands out for its peculiar location: a former Friar Minor Church in Mechelen. Flamboyant columns, archways, mosaics and polychrome glass walls create a very different backdrop within these comfortable rooms. With a four-star rating for customer care and a wide choice of special packages for couples, this boutique chic property is a great destination for a short getaway. Martin’s Patershof is located just a short walk from this Flemish town’s main attractions, which makes for an enchanting atmosphere!

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Le Berger – Brussels

Deluxe River Side Room
Deluxe River Side Room | Courtesy of The Royal Snail Hotel

Amongst a wide array of artsy choices, Hôtel Le Berger is definitely our pick for the Belgian capital. Dating back to 1933, the hotel was initially conceived as a hidden love nest for illicit couples and, still today, it maintains a certain intriguing allure. Its well-preserved 1930s charm permeates every single detail of this artsy hotel located in the lively quarter of Porte de Namur / Saint Boniface. From the vintage wallpaper to the overarching art deco style, inside this hotel you will feel like you’ve been transported to another era. Choose one (or all) of the four well-designed packages, and this hotel is likely to make your experience the most romantic in town.

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The Royal Snail – Namur

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Château d’Hassonville
Château d’Hassonville | Courtesy of Château d’Hassonville
The first Boutique Design Hotel in the Namur area, The Royal Snail sets high expectations with its façade and luxurious vertical garden. Ideally located close to la citadelleand Namur’s major attractions, this boutique hotel offers around 30 rooms and suites tastefully created by an innovative local design studio. It also boasts a stunning outdoor pool and terrace, and views from the room that overlook its lush garden or the river Meuse, by request. Let landmark restaurant L’Agathopède and the quality SPA nearby tempt you with their luxurious offers in this whimsical corner of Wallonia.

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Chateau d’Hassonville – Marche en Famenne

Known as the former hunting grounds for Louis XIV, the Château d’Hassonville today is a placid castle which captures a beautiful view of the Ardennes region; an area brimming with a number of characteristic villages just waiting to be explored. With its 55-hectare private park, this château offers both a secluded oasis and a great opportunity to experience outdoor activities, such as riding in a hot air balloon, taking a pleasant ride in a horse carriage or, for the more adventurous, a Jeep Safari tour. If you fancy having something more romantic, several designed packages, like the ‘St Valentin,’ are at your disposal to treat you and your significant other like royalty. Be prepared to be spoiled if you choose this spot.

Chateau d’Hassonville, Route d’Hassonville 105, Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium, +32 843 110 25