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A week-end at the Hotel Amigo, facing the famous Grand Place of Brussels

A week-end at the Hotel Amigo, facing the famous Grand Place of Brussels

Facing the Winter Pleasures of the Grand-Place of Brussels, the balcony of Hotel Amigo will enable you to spend a very special weekend at the heart of Europe.

Ready, set, go... the Winter festivities on the Grand-Place of Brussels are launched ! A sound and light show set up by Philippe Close, mayor of the Belgian capital, escorted by his municipal counselors and Australian singer Sia. A spectacle that was enjoyed, direct live, by the clients of the most famous 5 stars of the capital, Hotel Amigo, flagship of the Rocco Forte Group.

The Grand-Place of Brussels, live from the Hotel Amigo

Behind its brick walls, this former prison, located in the historical district of the l’Îlot Sacré, has been transformed into a deluxe setting. Only member of The Leading Hotels of the World chain, in Belgium, the establishment, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1958, features an artistic patrimony comprising 18th century tapestries from Flanders and Aubusson. In its contemporary interior, it comprises 173 rooms of which 19 suites that include the Magritte Presidential of 110 m², and the Royale Blaton of 180 m², with a private dining room and terrace offering a stunning view of the City Hall tower. This Winter, the hotel Amigo will allow you to discover the hidden treasures of BRAFA (Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair) and to enjoy the joyful atmosphere that will reign during the two Brussels jazz festivals.

Hôtel Amigo Brussels lobby groom
In keeping with tradition, the team of grooms will help you take possession of your suite. © DR
Hôtel Amigo Brussels Blaton suite
In a neo-romantic ambiance, the rooms look out onto the streets of the Brussels historical district. © DR

Gastronomy in the spotlight...

At l'Amigo, gastronomy is also in the spotlight with the brigade of Igor Rosi, a Florentine chef, who sprinkles Tuscan savours on the plates of the Bocconi restaurant, a cosy venue where all the foodies of Brussels like to come. Here, you will live an unforgettable experience, at only 1h30 from Paris !

Hotel Amigo Brussels chef
Refined and generous, the Sunday brunch of l'Amigo has an excellent reputation. © DR

Going to Bruxelles

With the high-speed Thalys train that links up to 33 times per day, the Paris-Nord train station to Bruxelles Midi, in 1h30. For first class passengers, VIP lounge, newspapers, 4 people meeting room on board, WIFI and lunch are included. Reservations : www.thalys.com

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A stay in the Belgian capital

Forte Experiences Package, starting from € 1,038, including a minimum stay of 2 nights in a room of the category of your choice, the daily breakfast and one of these 3 carefully selected discovery options: the private tour of the Center of Contemporary Art WIELS, a Workshop Chocolate at the workshop of Laurent Gerbaud, one of the most famous names of Belgian chocolate, or a private shopping with Linda Van Waesberge, the influential stylist who will lead you through the chic streets Brussels, before a complimentary cocktail at the hotel bar.

Hôtel Amigo Bruxelles suite terrasse
If you are lucky enough to stay in the Blaton Suite, you can take advantage of a very coveted panoramic terrace in town. © DR

Amigo, the hotel reference when in Brussels.