Luxury hotel description
Exclusive luxury hotel in the heart of central Brussels
It is the kind of place you know you want to come back to, the kind of place that makes you feel nostalgic for it as soon as you’ve left. The Dominican is an unforgettable place. Its interior is unique, its comfort exquisite and its location perfect.
Set in central Brussels, the hotel stands on what was a Dominican abbey in the 15th century, and after 1800 the famous neo-classicist painter Jacques-Louis David had his home here. Now, nestled among the golden gables in the heart of Brussels, it has become a luxurious 21st-century luxury hotel, offering a unique combination of historical elegance and modern design.
The interior is a contemporary interpretation of the old cloister, featuring the designs of the prize-winning Amsterdam agency, FGStijl. Take a stroll through the abbey corridor in the late afternoon sun, have a casual drink in the cosmopolitan Lounge Bar and experience an ever-changing range of moods in unforgettable surroundings.
A stay at The Dominican stirs the senses and sparks the imagination. The past is present everywhere, palpable in the tasteful modern design. Enter one of our Deluxe hotel rooms and experience the salutary, calming influence of its interior. Relax and pamper yourself as our guest at inthis 4-star hotel luxury in Brussels, where you’ll find and the ultimate in luxury and of comfort. The decoration is restful and warm: luxurious fabrics and rich colours have a relaxing effect. Make yourself a cup of Nespresso and find the most comfy pillow... after a wonderful night’s sleep, the batteries are charged again.
Feeling sleepy? A heavenly bed with soft white eiderdown and thick white pillow awaits you. Dream away in an Executive room, surrounded by tasteful design and luxurious comfort, complete peace and most of all: space. From some of these stylish, serene rooms, you have a view of The Dominican’s beautiful abbey courtyard. Enjoy provincial luxury hotel accommodation in the heart of central Brussels. Enjoy a refreshing rain shower and have something to drink. All your daily worries fade away. There is only serenity and complete relaxation within our spacious accommodation. When you awake, you keep on dreaming you might stay here a little longer...
A unique experience awaits when you stay in a Loft room, a magnificent space that feels like a complete home. You will sleep and dream here like nowhere else. The splendid facilities of our boutique hotel make your stay even more pleasant, as the perfect complement to the comfort and space you’ll find in the loft. Enjoy the feeling of ultimate luxury at our hotel in central Brussels. The Loft rooms are situated at the front of The Dominican, providing a view of the old historical centre of Brussels and the 19th-century neoclassic façade of the opera house and theatre.
Peace and quiet, luxury and space – it’s truly the best combination that will give you a wonderful sense of well-being.
The Dominican Loft
The Dominican Loft is located at the front side of the hotel and offer you a luxurious feeling in a stylishly designed atmosphere. The Dominican Loft is equipped with all modern amenities. WIFI & HSIA (complimentary), Airconditioning, IP Telephony, Safe, Mini-bar (complimentary).
Junior Suite: The Dominican boasts a number of different suites. Your environment consists of several rooms and offers optimal comfort. In the Junior Courtyard Suite, you experience a serene, almost spiritual kind of calm at our hotel in Brussels city centre – as if you went on a retreat to an especially pleasant and luxurious place.
The serene atmosphere of this hotel suite is reinforced by the beautiful view of The Dominican’s private courtyard. As soon as you enter the suite, you enter another world, far away from the turmoil of the busy city.
Executive Suite: You are privileged indeed when you stay in an Executive suite at The Dominican, surrounded by ultimate luxury, space and exquisite comfort.
The Jacques-Louis David Suite: named after the painter who used to live and work on this precise spot, takes you back to the old elegance and grandeur of 19th-century Brussels. Behind the original façade of David’s home, integrated surprisingly in a new design, you will lack nothing in this split-level apartment of a spacious 66 square meters. Welcome your guests in privacy: the suite has separate sections for living and dining.
Opera Suite: Covers 66 square meters and is characterized by a ‘lofty’ sense of space. Classical high ceilings and huge windows bathe everything in a sea of light, and both living room and dining section offer a splendid view of old Brussels and the national opera theatre. Needless to say, in this hotel suite, too, the utmost attention has been paid to comfort and luxury.
Grand Place Suite: Grand is the operative word for the 77 square meters of the Grand Palace Suite. Living room, dining room and luxury walk-in dressing room offer a splendid view of the Grote Markt square and the tower of the town hall. This elegant hotel suite is complete with bedroom and kitchenette.
Each and every detail of the interior was designed with your comfort and well being in mind. Sink back in your chair, put your favourite music on the Bose Sound system and completely surrender to the luxury of this room, which has an almost decadent feel. The suite does offer a great deal of space, but you may wish more of it, and that’s easy: we can add extra rooms, while guaranteeing optimal privacy and safety.
The Dominican manages five studios located next to the hotel that offer guests the option of a longer stay in the historical, dynamic centre of Brussels. As spaciously appointed serviced apartments – particularly ideal for extended stays – the studios all have their own entrance and consist of a bedroom and a living room with a fully equipped kitchen area. The Duplex studio on the top floor also boasts a separate living room and an outside terrace.
The comfortable lounge furniture, the unique view and the luxurious amenities help make your stay in one of the studios an unforgettable experience.
It goes without saying that all The Dominican’s facilities are at the disposal of guests staying in the studios. They can be rented for longer periods (for a minimum of one month).
The splendid Grand Lounge is located in the heart of The Dominican and serves as a marvellous meeting place for guests and visitors. This stylish room has high windows overlooking the courtyard, inviting in a sea of daylight, and features the unique metal work reminiscent of the past that can be found all over The Dominican. It is the ideal fine-dining setting in Brussels, beckoning you to experience the hotel’s excellent cuisine.
At twilight, the light softens within this intimate restaurant, and the glamour of the evening comes alive. No better moment to sink back in one of the comfortable couches and enjoy a trendy cocktail. Or have a look at our Food Book, which will surprise you any moment of the day with its innovative selection of beverages and dishes.
Versatile venue rooms for meetings, conferences, and events
The centrally located The Dominican is an ideal location for conferences and seminars in Brussels. Three elegant Salons with multi-functional facilities offer meeting room space for groups of up to 300 people. But for smaller, more intimate meetings – such as a dinner or a lecture – they also provide a perfect, tastefully decorated and excellently equipped setting.
After you have discussed all your individual wishes with our M&E staff, your meeting will be prepared and organized meticulously – with the ideal conference venue to suit your needs. In 2008, The Dominican was nominated among the top 25 business hotels by CNBC European Business magazine – and for a very good reason!
Tranquility by design at this luxury hotel near La Monnaie
The Dominican offers the ultimate in escapism, a haven of tranquility among the hustle and bustle of the modern urban city of Brussels – just moments from the Théâtre de la Monnaie.
In life, it should be a priority to take a step back from busy schedules and indulge yourself. As a contemporary-style design hotel, The Dominican recognises that your environment is an essential element to aid the relaxation process. The health and fitness facilities help you to relax within the peaceful environment of The Dominican.
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