Located opposite the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Hotel Frederiksborg offers simple and comfortable rooms in the heart of Brussels.
Private bathrooms accompany each of the hardwood-floored rooms, plus desks, TVs and telephones are all included. Family rooms are available, whilst all rooms are non-smoking and offer free toiletries.
Free Wi-Fi is included in all rooms and areas of the hotel, however there are no parking options. Pets are allowed but must be requested in advance and may incur an additional fee.
Guests are offered breakfast in the tavern area of the hotel, with continental or English style breakfasts available. There is an additional on-site restaurant serving French and Danish cuisine.
Simonis metro station is just ten minutes on foot from the Hotel Frederiksborg, whilst the Grand Place square is four kilometres away. Brussels Central Station is three and half kilometres from the property, easily connected via public transport.
The property is located just one kilometre from Simonis metro station, which connects visitors to Brussels' public transport network. This convenient proximity is frequently mentioned by guests who state it is a prime reason for choosing this property.
Friendly and informative staff
Guests frequently praise the staff of this hotel for their friendly and welcoming nature. Many reviews mention the excellent knowledge and advice for Brussels passed on by the staff. There are also regular reports of staff going out of their way to accommodate specific needs of guests.
Good levels of cleanliness
Cleanliness levels are consistently rated highly by the guests of this property. A multitude of reviews describe the rooms of the hotel to be very clean upon check-in. Bathrooms and communal areas also receive frequent positive comments regarding cleanliness.
Old and dated property
This hotel is in an old building and the interior is said to feel dated. Guests mention the age of the hotel in a negative manner, suggesting many of the fittings and facilities are tired and worn. The lift receives particular criticism for being aged and slow, guests feel an entire refurbishment is due.
Poor quality Wi-Fi
Many guests criticise the quality of the Wi-Fi in this hotel. Reviews mention that the Wi-Fi does not reach many of the rooms and thus guests have to go to the ground floor to get online. This is obviously an inconvenient element of the property.
No complimentary breakfast
Breakfast is offered at this hotel but is for an additional cost, which dozens of guests feel does not present good value for money. Reviews suggest that the price charged for the room is high enough to warrant a free breakfast and thus guests do not enjoy having to pay extra for this.