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Boardhouse Hotel

Jules Vandenbemptlaan 6, Heverlee, Leuven 3001 Belgium
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Heverlee
Boardhouse offers a sophisticated, minimalistic design and created a new hotel concept with a personal touch. The hotel and the well organized meeting rooms are bathed in an atmosphere of luxury and coziness that contribute to the success of your stay. The comfortable, relaxed atmosphere in this great accommodation is ideal for business travelers, tourists and hedonists. Boardhouse also serves every morning a breakfast buffet for the hotel guests and other visitors. Please always feel welcome!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Sun terrace
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 2 more
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Liz R wrote a review Nov. 2018
Stafford, United Kingdom20 contributions3 helpful votes
We have stayed at the hotel before but in the annex - which is also good. But the stay at the hotel, which has a restaurant attached, is better as the breakfast is served there. The breakfast is very good and plenty of it. We are vegetarians but there was still a good choice for us. The reason I have given 4 rather than 5, is the lack of coffee and tea in the rooms and the bath towels being small and rough. We were in the delux room - and everything else was good so the lack of tea etc I think is an annoying oversight. We walked into Leuven centre every day ( about 25 mins) but there is a bus also. A taxi from the train station to the hotel cost 20 euros.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
Emmy T wrote a review Dec. 2017
4 contributions2 helpful votes
price for this hotel was excellent.....a first class service with excellent breakfast for a very economical rate.... we were very pleasent surprised that places like this excist and we are certainly going here back as this is close to the city.....
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Date of stay: October 2017
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: WE GOT a suite in the week end for price of normal room due to weekend promotion so we were very...
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Wilmar186 wrote a review Jul. 2017
Bogota, Colombia162 contributions31 helpful votes
Close to KU leuven, Spacious rooms with air conditioner. Nice common areas, good breakfast. No frontdesk at night, however they can leave your card in the door for you. 5 minutes from the main station by car and 3 from the closest st by foot.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Trip type: Travelled on business
rostisIav wrote a review Jun. 2017
Bucharest, Romania17 contributions9 helpful votes
The following is a review of the Boardhousing Aparthotel which is in a separate building, a short walk away form the main Boardhouse Hotel. Although the building is old, the interior is up to date and properly insulated even if you might hear some street noise especially on market weekends. The room had a strange polygonal shape and a completely useless sanded glass bathroom door while the bathtub would leak and the A/C did not seem to be working except for just circulating air. That's what you get for the lower(ish) prices. To get a discounted nightly price for staying for 7 nights, I booked the room directly with them although they initially did not make any reservation as they considered that a room with a kitchenette would have been more suitable for a family with tho infants and they did not have one available. I insisted on having a basic room and got it but was also informed that there would be "no daily cleaning of the room" which was basically no cleaning at all during the entire stay (including taking out the trash). Almost every time I went by the reception there was nobody there (I just wanted to know what to do with the trash) but on the upside I did get to use the parking next to the restaurant. All in all, I would go back there again but not if I can find something better as even after a couple of months, I'm still in a love-hate relationship with the place.
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Date of stay: April 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Book directly with them for lower rates than on booking sites for longer periods
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Brian B wrote a review May 2017
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg20 contributions17 helpful votes
What's not to like? A quaint hotel nestled in a quiet bedroom community just a short bike ride away from Leuven's historic downtown. The annex (Boardhousing*) exits onto the Sunday market square, so during the spring and summer you can self-cater literally from your doorstep. Saturday evening / early Sunday morning can be a bit noisy, however. Fantastic breakfast buffet at a very reasonable price (you can even negotiate this if you call directly). The owners are super friendly and accommodating. The rooms are large and the entire space is clean and fresh. The free rental bikes make a trip to the city center a breeze. Just bring your own bicycle lights or pay €5 if you plan to ride after dark. If you wish to stay at the main hotel, make certain you have a room at Boardhouse...not the annex which is a 3 minute walk toward the market square. Again this place is a great value and highly recommended!
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Trip type: Travelled on business
US$77 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BelgiumFlandersFlemish Brabant ProvinceLeuvenHeverlee
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boardhouse Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Boardhouse Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Groot Begijnhof (1.1 km), Arenberg Castle (0.5 km), and Sint-Kwintenskerk (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boardhouse Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Boardhouse Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Boardhouse Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Boardhouse Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boardhouse Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Zorba Restaurant Leuven, Cum Laude, and Voltaire.
Is Boardhouse Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Heverlee.
Does Boardhouse Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Boardhouse Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Boardhouse Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Town Hall (Stadhuis) (1.9 km), Groot Begijnhof (1.1 km), and Abdij van Park (1.8 km).
Does Boardhouse Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.