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Hotel Galia

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pisa, Italy
Reviewed 8 February 2009

Galia hotel best quality is the position: if you get a front room at high floors you'll have a wonderful viwe of the daily Flea Market, which starts at dawn. It it also near the Gare du Midi (Eurostars south station) and not far from the Grand Place ( fifteen/twenty minutes walking easy). Rooms are quite large and originals, all...

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Liverpool, UK
Reviewed 1 February 2009

Friendly staff, comfortable (though not sophisticated rooms). The shower was small and a bit brutal, but the breakfast spread in the curio-filled cafe downstairs was fantastic and more than made up for it. In a good location near some nice restaurants and shops and close to the main tourist sites.

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Boston
Reviewed 15 August 2008

We had a wonderful stay at Galia. The English speaking staff let me practice my French. The cafe has a wonderful shabby chic decor and large buffet. The porch was a great people watching location. I liked the neighborhood, which felt like we were in a real neighborhood, not a tourist area. The square, with its kooky flea market, is...

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amsterdam
Reviewed 24 September 2007

We booked this hotel directly one month before our trip and got an email confirmation. However, 2 days before arrival, they sent us an email informing us that they made a mistake and they did not have a room for us. We called the hotel twice and talked to two different people. They both claimed they had no clue and...

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London
Reviewed 7 February 2007

The room was a standard, small room. Don't expect anything fancy. The bathroom positively closet like. Winding maze-like corridors to get to the rooms. All fine if you don't plan on spending much time in the hotel, but the breakfast was terrible. I didn't expect to face processed cheese slices early in the morning. Nor the container of Nesquick hot...

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Grimsby UK
Reviewed 12 December 2005

We found this hotel to be very friendly, choosing it because of the review Feb 2003. It provides all we need for a short stay in Brussells. Great view of the square and 5 minutes from Metro Halle Port ( n.b. use the day card for your transport - easy to get from the automatic machines ) Relaxed comfortable welcome,...

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 29 October 2005

Nice little hotel but as woman traveller, I did not care much for the actual location of the hotel. The surrounding areas are nice but I did not like walking from the hotel to those areas. Breakfast was filling, rooms clean although they do not change your towels daily. A bit noisy in the early mornings because of the flea...

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Birmingham, England
Reviewed 13 August 2005

We stayed 5 nights at the Hotel Galia in June 2005 and enjoyed our stay there. The hotel is cheap by Brussels standards and although basic, provided a very nice base for our trip to the city with very friendly and helpful staff. The location was very good and not as scary as we initially thought it would be, although...

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ireland
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Reviewed 20 February 2003

We stayed at the Galia for two nights in February 2003. The hotel is a 2 star standard European City hotel, small but clean rooms. It was a really cold weekend but the rooms were warm. Brilliant flea market outside the door, best saturday and sunday but it is on everyday. Breakfast served 8.00 to 10 great selection of bread...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Galia

Address: Place du Jeu de Balle 15-16 | Vossenplein, Brussels, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: RM242 - RM480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Galia 1*
Number of rooms: 30
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Galia Hotel Brussels
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Brussels
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“The rooms were larger then I expected for Europe on a budget. They had great decor, incorporating the cartoons that the area is known for. ”
mhTraveler2013, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms are quieter than front ones but have view on a wall of another building...”
IzaU2013, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the market can be noisy on a morning.”
Kat9787, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Brilliant place to stay.”
peterbB8221OX, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose the "good view" rooms because they're the noisiest.”
PhilippeModolo, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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