Hotel Amigo *****

Rue de l'Amigo 1-3 | 1000 Brussels

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From 259€

per room (2 adults and 1 kid)


Rooms & suites

Family Services





Families love

  • The babies - kids - teens programs
  • The Grand'Place, located just 50 metres away
  • The Italian gourmet restaurant Bocconi
Connecting rooms
Kid's excursions
Baby cosmetics
Games and books
Kid's menu

Your exclusive advantages by booking with us

  • Very flexible Covid special cancellation conditions
  • Lowest prices guaranteed
  • Organic suncare products and a Samsonite gift delivered to your home (value: 125€)
  • Free VIP entrance to KANAL - Centre Pompidou OR free entrance to Laurent Gerbaud's chocolate atelier OR free entrance to the chocolate museum.
  • Children's guestroom offered if parents have booked a suite (from Deluxe Suite category), including following conditions: free meals for 0 to 3 year old; 50% discount on meals and beverages for 4 to 12 years old; 2 pressing garments offered at arrival
  • 50% discount on the second room if the parents have booked a guestroom
  • Free upgrade for the kids on the booked meal plan of the parents
  • Very special kids amenities in the room upon arrival & Rocco Forte kids passport
  • Guarantee connecting rooms


A luxurious 5-star hotel combining history and modernity, the Amigo opens its doors to traveling families in the heart of historic Brussels.

Located just a few steps from the famous Grand’Place, the establishment offers splendid views of the buildings of the latter, its belfry as well as the streets of Brussels.

From Brussels-Zaventem International Airport, it will only take you 20 minutes to reach Amigo. You can take a train directly from the airport. It will drop you off at Central Station, just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. If you come by car, valet parking is available.



The Amigo is a family-owned hotel designed for families. Upon your arrival in the lobby, you will immediately feel its mixture of old prestige and contemporary comfort. Near the reception, comfortable red velvet sofas invite you to sit down. If you let your eyes wander, you can see splendid Flemish tapestries, charcoal sketches on the walls, and especially the majestic stone slabs that adorn the entrance. These stones have survived the centuries and have been part of the building since 1620.

Before being a luxury hotel, the Amigo occupied a very different function. In the 1500s, during the Spanish occupation, the building was bought by the city council to be a prison. This is where the current name of the hotel comes from. Indeed, in Flemish (one of the 3 national languages ​​of Belgium, with French and German) prison is called « vrunt » and « vrunt » rhymes surprisingly with another Flemish word, « vriend » which means « friend » … This confused the Spanish soldiers who, instead of hearing « vrunt », heard « vriend » and translated it naturally into their language as ‘amigo’! Today, the hotel’s street is called Rue d’Amigo in French, but also Vruntstraat (Street of the Prison) in Flemish! A vestige of the past, a mysterious secret passage still links the Amigo to the nearby town hall…

The Amigo became a hotel in 1957 (in anticipation of the 1958 World Fair), under the impetus of the Blaton family. Since 2000, it has belonged to the luxurious family chain Rocco Forte, a guarantee of quality and excellence, which owns the hotel. The establishment offers a wide range of rooms and suites, 1 restaurant, 1 bar, 1 gym, 1 valet parking and several conference rooms.

  • Hotel Amigo *****
  • Hotel Amigo *****

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