This hotel is within easy walking distance of the railway and bus station and very close to the centre of this beautiful and interesting town. The staff are efficient, friendly, helpful and speak good English. I forgot my hairdryer and there wasn't one in the room but they are available free of charge. The breakfast is very good. If you are a light sleeper ask for a room at the back then you wont hear the night revellers going home or the road sweeper early in the morning. Traffic noise is not a problem. The hotel is above The Leffe Cafe which has stairs and a door directly into Reception. The food in the cafe is good and staff excellent.
Denise from Beaconsfield, Bucks.
Close to the airport, this property is also near Ladeuzeplein and St. Peter's Church. Another nearby point of interest is …More
I stayed at this IBIS on business and enjoyed my stay. Clean room, although very small. Location is excellent, just a few minute walk from the square full of restaurants and pubs. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. It was interesting that you could get beer at the front desk on tap 24 hours/day.
My party of four travelled to Belgium from Aberdeen and stayed in two rooms at the Boardhouse in Leuven as our base for the 2014 Rock Werchter festival.
The hotel location is in a pleasant suburb called Heverlee, which has numerous shops, cafes and pubs close by and is a five minute walk from its own railway platform, just one stop away from Leuven Central. There are also frequent buses into the town centre, which is alternatively a 30 minute walk through suburban Heverlee and the lovely university quarters into the splendid centre.
We got back to Leuven most nights from the festival around midnight and either took taxis back to the residence or walked through the streets which were always quite busy and felt very safe.
The lodgings themselves (which are more centrally located in Heverlee, five minutes’ walk from the hotel reception & main building) were a delight to get back to, especially on the days that were rainy. Our rooms were spacious and clean, and although we didn’t use the cooking facilities in the rooms, I did use the free washing machine and dryer in the basement – very convenient once the festival site became muddy.
The hotel management and staff were really welcoming, friendly and helpful, and our entire experience in Leuven was really pleasant. The Festival was a huge success, and having the Boardhouse and Heverlee as our home from home really added to the whole experience.
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