Hotel Dukes' Palace - Bruges

ex. Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace

Prinsenhof 8, Bruges, Belgium, 8000  show map
 5 stars
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Hotel Dukes' Palace - Bruges

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Turkish bath

Spa & wellness center

Editorial review:

This business is a relatively new hotel in the historic old town quarter. However, the building itself was originally a 15th-century palace. It has been completely refurbished with all the modern facilities that you would want in a place to stay – spa, plasma TVs, WiFi, and pillow-top mattresses. There is also a restaurant and bar on site.

Overview

Situated near a market, fairgrounds and shops, this welcoming 5-story hotel offers 110 rooms close to Boudewijn Theme Park and Dolfinarium, Saint Peter Church and Kasteel van Loppem. The hotel opened its doors in 1429 and was remodeled in 2008.

In the heart of Historical Centre of Brugge district with a stunning view of Bruges. The property is set a 10-minute stroll from Bruges center.

The hotel is situated near a castle, a cathedral and a theater.

25 minutes' drive from Ostend/Bruges International airport and 15 minutes' walk to Bruges train station.

Rooms

Standard family duplex room, duplex twin room and deluxe twin room have sophisticated décor along with a personal safe, Wi-Fi, a wardrobe, climate control and cable television. Some of the contemporary rooms enjoy a view of the garden. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the restaurant. The seasonal restaurant serves authentic dishes. The Terrace And The bar welcomes guests from 08:00 to 21:00 to enjoy a selection of aperitifs, cocktails and coffee. Offering various dining options, De Vlaamsche Pot and Merveilleux are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

The property offers a souvenir shop, a safe deposit box and a cloakroom along with a meeting room, computers and a business center.

Relax

Guests will enjoy steam baths, Turkish bath and beauty therapy and other on-site treatments. There are a gym and fitness classes provided at Hotel Dukes' Palace.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at EUR 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   110.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Paid porterage

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Prinsenhof 8, Bruges, Belgium, 8000

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City Center
  • Bruges
    700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Train station Bruges
    4300 ft
  • Bruges Train Station
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • Roi Baudouin
    52.7 mi
  • Heysel
    53.0 mi
Restaurants
  • De Vlaamsche Pot (cuisine: Belgian)
    400 ft
  • Manuscript (cuisine: French, Belgian)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    110

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    Size: 725 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double bed
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      Family Duplex Room
      Bed type: 4 Single beds
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        Family Duplex Room
        Bed type: 4 Single beds
        Size: 650 sq. feet
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        Family Suite
        Size: 1025 sq. feet
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          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 360 sq. feet
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            Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 400 sq. feet
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              Bed type: Double bed
              Size: 560 sq. feet
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                Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
                Size: 380 sq. feet
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                  Bed type: 4 Single beds or Twin beds
                  Size: 650 sq. feet
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                  Size: 380 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Dukes' Palace - Bruges Bruges location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    Prinsenhof 8, Bruges, Belgium, 8000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Bruges
                      700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Train station Bruges
                      4300 ft
                    • Bruges Train Station
                      4300 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • Roi Baudouin
                      52.7 mi
                    • Heysel
                      53.0 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • De Vlaamsche Pot (cuisine: Belgian)
                      400 ft
                    • Manuscript (cuisine: French, Belgian)
                      100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      110

                    Hotel Awards

                    BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBrugesHotel Dukes' Palace

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Belgium

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Balade en bateau sur les canaux - 1400 ft

                    Popular areas

                    • City Center - 400 ft
                    • Burg Square - 1400 ft

                    Places of interest

                    • Belfried - 700 ft
                    • Grand Market - 700 ft
                    • Liebfrauenkirche - 1400 ft
                    • Choco-Story - 1700 ft
                    • St John's Hospital - 1700 ft

                    Shopping areas

                    • Bruges Christmas Market - 700 ft

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Market Square - 700 ft
                    • Provinciaal Hof - 1000 ft
                    • Belfry and Halles - 1000 ft
                    • St Salvator Cathedral - 1000 ft
                    • Belfry of Bruges - 1000 ft
                    • Basilica of the Holy Blood - 1400 ft
                    • City Hall - 1400 ft

                    Museums

                    • Frietmuseum - 1000 ft
                    • Bladelin Court - 1000 ft
                    • Dali Xpo Gallery - 1000 ft
                    • Historium Bruges - 1000 ft
                    • Lumina Domestica - 1400 ft
                    • Brugse Vrije - 1400 ft
                    • The Gruuthusemuseum - 1400 ft
                    • Arentshuis - 1400 ft
                    • The Groeninge museum - 1400 ft
                    • Archeology Museum - 1700 ft

                    Parks

                    • Parc a Bruges - 1000 ft

                    Theaters

                    • Bruges City Theatre - 1000 ft
                    • Bruges Concert Hall - 1700 ft
                    • Bruges Concert Hall - 1700 ft

                    Local attractions

                    • Boudewijn Theme Park and Dolfinarium - 1.8 mi
                      southern suburbs at De Baeckestraat 12, Bruges
                    • Belle Epoque Centrum - 8.3 mi
                      Elisabethstraat 24, Blankenberge
                    • Stoomcentrum - 9.9 mi
                      Stationsplein 8, Maldegem
                    • Sea Life Blankenberge - 8.1 mi
                      Koning Albert-I-laan 116, Blankenberge
                    • La Potiniere - 9.4 mi
                      Leopoldlaan 13, De Haan

                    Near the hotel

                    • Belfry - 1000 ft
                      Markt 7, Bruges
                    • Bruges Waterways - 1100 ft
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                    • Salvador Dali Exhibition - 1100 ft
                      Belfort, Bruges
                    • Basilica of the Holy Blood - 1500 ft
                      Burg 13, Bruges
                    • St. James's Church - 800 ft
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                    • Historium Brugge - 1100 ft
                      Markt 1, Bruges
                    • Holy Savior Cathedral - 1100 ft
                      Sint-Salvatorskoorstraat 8, Bruges

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • De Vlaamsche Pot - 400 ft

                      Address: Helmstraat 3-5
                      Phone: 050340086

                      51% likes this, based on 440 reviews
                      Cuisine: Belgian

                    • Bittersweet - 500 ft

                      Address: Sint-Amandsstraat 27
                      Phone: 050 34 87 69

                      79% likes this, based on 249 reviews
                      Cuisine: European
                      Price Range: USD 14 - USD 41

                    • Cafe Au Lait - 300 ft

                      Address: Noordzandstraat 28
                      Phone: 050 344534

                      76% likes this, based on 87 reviews

                    • Manuscript - 100 ft

                      Address: Prinsenhof 8
                      Phone: +32 50 44 78 88

                      56% likes this, based on 46 reviews
                      Cuisine: French, Belgian
                      Price Range: USD 32 - USD 166

                    • Gelateria Da Vinci - 300 ft

                      Address: Geldmuntstraat 34

                      74% likes this, based on 75 reviews

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      110

                    Hotel Awards

                    BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBrugesHotel Dukes' Palace

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Belgium

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                    Hotel Dukes' Palace Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Dukes' Palace

                    Average guest rating

                    8.8out of 10
                    Superb
                    Based on 638 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      The bed was very comfortable. The gardens were very nice and nicely integrated with the bar. Everything was peaceful and inviting to relaxation. The location was very good (close to the city center but at the same time in a quiet street).

                      With one exception (the bartender, who was very nice) the rest of the staff was too serious, not too friendly. I have a feeling they wanted to look very professional (and they were) but the practical result was that they also looked cold and impersonal. Some more "human warmth" would have been nice.

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      Good hotel, big spacious rooms.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.2

                      Its relaxed atmosphere combined with 5 star luxury.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      We booked the deluxe room and it was really good and quaet. Nice and helpfull receptoon.

                    • Couple
                      9.2

                      Great staff. The hotel was pricey but certainly worth it!

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      The hotel is well located and the spa very good. The breakfast was just awesome. I do recommand this place for a week end.

                      The swimming pool was slightly too cold...

                    • Couple
                      8.2

                      the staff is very friendly. The building is amazing as it was an old castle.

                      The a/c sucks. They even told me that they don't have a good a/c system. If you open the window you might have mosqitous attack

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Very relaxing ideal winter break on the build up to Christmas. The hotel was very accommodating and of a relaxed atmosphere.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Location, silence.

                      Very long service at the Breakfast. The Breakfast practically no choice - for expensive hotel very poor.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      Lovely room, comfortable bed, had great nights sleep

                      Tea and coffee facility would have been good. Had trouble getting a chocolate and wine package for our anniversary, eventually had to take our own.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Everything especially the heavenly bed.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Character building with good public spaces and very well appointed and comfortable bedrooms.

                      When we reserved our room we booked for dinner on the Monday night ...but it seems the restaurant is actually closed on Mondays despite all the literature saying it is open daily as per Kempinski's standards. The hotel did try to send an email to advise that the resto was closed but omitted one character from the e-address so it never arrived (and probably would have bounced back to them so they should have known). We ended up in the bar (excruciatingly slow service) with a hamburger rather than a 5 star menu - very disappointing. Such a shame - if we had known in advance we could have reworked our arrangements and gone out that night with dinner in the hotel on the second night but it all got too late.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Great location, 5 star in every way. Very comfortable rooms. Make sure you take your swimwear for the spa ! Staff very polite, friendly and helpful.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      First impressions were amazing and I continued to be impressed throughout the duration of my stay. Staff were professional and very accommodating. The rooms were spacious and clean. I enjoyed the gym and spa facilities which were first class. Overall - excellent value for money.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Our room in the castle was totally brilliant

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Dukes' Palace - Bruges Bruges location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Prinsenhof 8, Bruges, Belgium, 8000

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Bruges
                      700 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Train station Bruges
                      4300 ft
                    • Bruges Train Station
                      4300 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • Roi Baudouin
                      52.7 mi
                    • Heysel
                      53.0 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • De Vlaamsche Pot (cuisine: Belgian)
                      400 ft
                    • Manuscript (cuisine: French, Belgian)
                      100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      110

                    Hotel Awards

                    BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBrugesHotel Dukes' Palace

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Spa Hotels in Belgium

                    Use Badge