Property Location With a stay at Hotel Montanus, you'll be centrally located in Bruges, within a 5-minute walk of Church of Our Lady
Property Location With a stay at Hotel Montanus, you'll be centrally located in Bruges, within a 5-minute walk of Church of Our Lady and Groeningemuseum. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Minnewater and 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Basilica of the Holy Blood.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 24 guestrooms featuring minibars. Conveniences include safes and irons/ironing boards.
Dining Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and an elevator (lift).
Check in/out Hotel Check-in Time is 3 PM, Check-out Time is 12 AM.
Cancellation Policy Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the Fare policy associated with your room.
Extra Bed The inclusion of extra bed with a booking is facilitated with a folding cot or a mattress as an extra bed.
Payment Mode You can pay now or you can pay at the hotel if your selected room type has this option.
User rating & reviews
Read about experiences of fellow travellers who have stayed at this hotel.
EXCELLENT 183 reviews
VERY GOOD 191 reviews
AVERAGE 51 reviews
POOR 35 reviews
TERRIBLE 9 reviews
13 May 2018
Almost a boutique hotel
Wife and I stayed here for 2 nights. Very quiet location but still only 5-10 mins walk from Bruges centre and the Astridpark very nearby which is a nice place to while away a couple of hours on a summer's day. The hotel gardens landscaped with nice sitting areas and very pleasant greenery. The room was excellent, huge bed, big bath with steaming hot water. Breakfast was very plentiful, fresh bread, cheese, ham, eggs, bacon, you name it. Homemade jam too was good. The only downer was having no tea making facilities in the rooms though there is free tea and coffee avaliable from the lounge between 11 and 6. After that I guess you either buy one from the bar or go out (supermarket round the corner did takeaway coffee for 1 euro). But only a small quibble, this is a nicely presented hotel and well worth a visit.
08 Mar 2018
Wonderful hotel with an incred....
The staff were friendly on arrival and showed us to our room which had a lovely view of the garden. The room itself was perfect, the bed was amazing, there was a big TV with lots of Belgian channels playing English movies and TV shows and the bath was huge. The location was great too, only a 5 minute walk to the market square but in a very quiet location, we barely seen any cars driving by on our walk to the square in the evening.
28 Dec 2017
Friendly welcome, smelly room....
Arrived in the early hours on a last minute business trip, headed from the U.K. to Brussels. Had been booked in to Montanus by nearby Novotel, who had overbooked and didn’t have room for us.
We received a friendly welcome. We informed the receptionist we needed to go out early for work, then return for a sleep.
My garden room was spacious but smelt of sewerage and bad drains. We left after a few hours sleep to perform a work task in Brussels and called mid morning to say we were nearly back. This was before checkout time. We were informed we had been checked out and our rooms had been cleaned.
There was no flexibility and no chance of us having a much needed sleep before continuing on our journey. I realise this isn’t a typical visit, but hotels of all shapes and sizes need to realise not everyone is a “run of the mill” tourist. They should also address foul smells in guest bedrooms.
06 Dec 2017
Fantastic, friendly hotel
We absolutely loved this hotel. The location is fantastic, about ten minutes walk to the train station and a few minutes to some lovely shops and the main attractions in Bruges. When we arrived we got such a warm welcome and found all the staff extremely friendly and helpful throughout our stay. The main building of the hotel is beautiful and was really well decorated for Christmas. There was a lovely room to chill out in, a warm inviting bar and free tea and coffee throughout the day. The restaurant looked beautiful but unfortunately we didn't get a chance to eat in it during our stay. We had a garden room which was a little like a chalet. Most importantly, it was always lovely and warm and cozy which you definitely need in Bruges in December. Our bed was extremely comfortable, there was a good selection of English TV channels and our bathroom was really spacious with a great bath and shower. I would definitely recommend this hotel for a stay in Bruges.
04 Dec 2017
We have just had three nights at this hotel and I don't think I would say it's 4 star, or at least I wouldn't consider it 4 star for disabled customers.
Firstly when we arrived I had to leave my partner outside (in the pouring rain) as there isn't an accessible entrance at the front of the hotel. I then rang the bell multiple times and waited in reception for a considerable time until someone saw me and went to get the receptionist. I explained that my partner was outside in the rain, she didn't seem to care and went about checking us in. She then came out and walked us over to where our room was through a different entrance. If it were not raining this would have been fine, what would have been better was once I said he was outside in the rain, if she had gone out and shown him the way in so he could be in the warm and dry while we checked in. (He was so wet and cold after having to wait outside he had to change and get into bed to warm up)
The room we were shown to was really nice and looked out on the garden and main house, it was a bit basic but had everything we needed.
A quick FYI for any wheelchair users who might think about staying here about the wheelchair accessible room.
The 'double' bed is twin beds pushed together but not attached so they will move apart, they are at a pretty good height for transferring though.
The bathroom is a really good size with a big wet room shower, however (and this isn't a minus for everyone but was for us) the shower seat is very high so a little precarious if you have limited or reduced trunk control, and the toilet is also very high off the ground. My partner had to use his chair to rest his feet in order to feel stable. (As an able bodied person I felt wobbly on this loo it was so high!)
Another minus for the room was the smell! There seems to be some kind of issue with the plumbing as after you use the shower or taps, there is an awful sewage smell which seems to linger in the air for a long time! It's so bad you don't want to breathe in the bathroom and it does spread into the whole room! We had to open the door and air out the room a few times, which when its 3 degrees outside isn't ideal!
The bed linen is pretty scratchy and the pillows could have been better but that could very easily come down to personal preference.
We had one evening meal at the hotel and two breakfasts. I will do a separate review on the restaurant but I will say the food was excellent but the service left a LOT to be desired. We were left on a table with empty plates and glasses for a good 30mins, we were not offered more to drink or dessert and seemed to be ignored by the staff while trying to get their attention. Once we finally asked for the bill it took another almost 10mins to be given the slip to paper to write our room number on.
Both breakfasts were really nice and the staff were lovely.
We had no issues checking out and paying, and the receptionist booked a cab to take us to the station which arrived on time and was very easy.
My overall thoughts on this hotel are that it's nice enough, but there were too many issues with the room and the service for me to say I would come back again. Where there were nice things there were pretty terrible things too. We were very underwhelmed with the hotel and would be hard pressed to call it a 4 star establishment.