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Hotel de Tuilerieën

Hotel De Tuilerieën

A former 15th-century patrician house, Hotel De Tuilerieën combines historic charm and a convenient location along the Dijver Canal. Within walking distance of many of Bruges’s highlights, the hotel also features an indoor pool and wellness area, a rarity in the city.

A hotel with a storied past, the building hid the relic of the Holy Blood from 1578–1584, while the more modern wing formerly operated as a bank. The building was carefully refurbished to mix historic touches like original ceilings, wood floors, open fireplaces and vaulted ceilings with more modern decor like wooden four-poster beds, Murano crystal chandeliers and floral wallpaper.

The 45 rooms are comfortable and simple with minimalist furnishings and decor, and some boast views of the canal. The hotel also features a welcoming bar with a fireplace, comfortable armchairs and intricately illustrated walls.

Our rating: Medium

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Rooms

There are 45 rooms and suites split into categories based on size and views, with some featuring panoramas of the canal. The Royal Executive room features more antique decor, while the others are more minimalist. Double or twin beds are available throughout all the rooms, and the Duplex room can fit four people while the Family suite can fit five.

En suite bathrooms, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, minibar, espresso machines and luxury bath products come standard in all rooms.

Location

Located directly across from Dijver Canal, Bruges’s oldest and best-known waterway, Hotel De Tuilerieën is just one block from some of the city’s most important museums, like Arentshuis, Gruuthusemuseum and the Groeningemuseum. It’s about a five-minute walk to Market Square, a ten-minute walk to the Lake of Love and Bruges’s begijnhof and a 15-minute walk, or eight-minute tram ride, to the train station.

Food and drink

  • A buffet breakfast is served daily in the dining room or outdoor terrace with á la carte egg options.
  • The hotel’s bar offers drinks from 8am–2am with a range of beer, wine, whisky and gin cocktails.

Families

  • A Family room is available with one double bed, two twin beds and the option for an extra bed
  • The Duplex room has one double bed and a sofa bed that can sleep two children
  • Custom children’s amenities are available

Facilities and activities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sauna and infrared sauna
  • Laundry service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Parking with electric vehicle charging

Accessibility

The hotel has an elevator that accesses all floors. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available on request.

Our opinion

We love this hotel for its excellent location, inviting boutique atmosphere and the rare indoor pool and wellness facilities.

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