Bastogne played a big role during World War II, specifically during the Battle of the Bulge. This small town located in the Wallonia region in southern Belgium still has memories of this worldwide event. A statue of General McAuliffe and a Sherman tank from the US are displayed at the Place McAuliffe. In the outskirts of the town, the Mardasson Memorial is a star-shaped edifice that is a reminder of the heroic US soldiers who died during the battle. The local Bastogne War Museum has exhibits and interactive plays of the events that happened during WWII.
There are a lot of interesting tourist sites to see in Bastogne and its surrounding towns. Their extensive display of World War II memorabilia is one of the things that draws tourists to this part of Belgium. Aside from the relaxing lush country scenery, this location and its nearby towns offer the best accommodations that give travelers the most comfortable stays. Below is a list of the top hotels and accommodations selected by the travelers who have been to this awesome town.
The location of Hotel Melba is just 5 minutes away from the Bastogne Historic Center Museum. It is also just 15 to 25 minutes away from Houffalize, Wiltz, and La Ferme des Bisons.
The accommodations of the hotel are ideal for couples. Hotel Melba offers spacious rooms with comfy, large beds, free Wi-Fi, a mini bar, cable TV, coffee and tea facilities, and free breakfast. Each room has an en-suite bathroom complete with toilet, sink, tub, shower, and bathroom essentials. Some of the rooms have their own balcony. The hotel also has non-smoking rooms, family rooms, and facilities for the physically challenged. Aside from free parking, they also have storage for bicycles.
Guests will enjoy a vast selection of international dishes served at the hotel’s restaurants and drinks at their cocktail bar. There is a lovely terrace that is shaded by the trees where guests can have their snacks and drinks. Hotel Melba also has lots of seating areas, some in front of a fireplace where the guests can keep warm while engaging in friendly conversation.
Address: Avenue Mathieu, 49-51, 6600 Bastogne, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 137 USD / 118.43 EUR
The motel is located just 5 minutes away from A25 motorway. It is 15 minutes away from Houffalize and 30 minutes away from La Roche-en-Ardennes. 500 meters (546 yds) away is the iconic WWII tank and Bastogne’s Grand Place.
The motel is ideal for couples traveling. It is part of the petrol station’s property, so they have guaranteed parking. The spacious rooms have modern soundproofing and also feature large comfy beds, flat-screen cable TV, air conditioning, a work desk, mini bar, free Wi-Fi, and a little seating area with coffee and tea making facilities. Each room has its own modern bathroom complete with bathing essentials. The motel also offers non-smoking rooms and an in-house bar and restaurant.
Le Merceny Motel
Address: Chaussée d'Arlon, 4, 6600 Bastogne, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 90 USD / 77.80 EUR
Hotel Giorgi is located right in the heart of Bastogne near General Mac Auliffe Square. It is just 2 km (1.24 mi) away from Mardasson Memorial. The hotel is ideal for traveling couples and a small family of 4 with a pet. There are family rooms available as well as facilities for disabled persons.
Each room features huge comfy beds with box-springs, a work desk, a mini bar, free Wi-Fi, and a small seating corner. The bathrooms are clean and modern, complete with a bathtub and toiletries.
Guests are privileged to have a complimentary breakfast buffet in the hotel lounge. For dinner, Hotel Giorgi serves Italian pizzas and pastas. The hotel has its own in-house bar and restaurant.
Address: Place Mac Auliffe 30, 6600 Bastogne, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 82 USD / 70.88 EUR
Hotel Leo was built in 1946 and is located at Place Mac Auliffe, right in the town center. It is 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the historic center and 20 minutes away by car from the towns of Houffalize and Wiltz. La Ferme des Bisons is a10 minute drive away.
All the rooms at Hotel Leo have sound-proofing, air conditioning, a mini bar, a seating area, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a work desk. Their rooms are spacious to sleep a couple or a small family of 4. Each room has a different theme and design. It comes with its own modern bathroom complete with essentials. There are non-smoking rooms and facilities for the disabled. Guests are served a breakfast buffet (with champagne) each morning in the hotel dining room.
The hotel features a unique in-house restaurant that is set in a remodeled railway carriage. It serves international cuisine in luxurious interiors complete with a cozy fire and terrace.
Hotel Leo at Home & Hotel Leo Villa
Address: Place Mc Auliffe, 6600 Bastogne, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 165 USD / 142.63 EUR
This lovely accommodation is actually a fully renovated 18th century hotel. It has retained its Old World charm upgraded with the modern furnishings and the conveniences of today. It is located at the border of the Ourthe River and is 15.6 km (9.69 mi) away from Bastogne. It is ideal for couples and a small family with pets. The hotel also specializes in hosting corporate seminars and serves gastronomic delights on weekends.
The luxurious rooms have artistic interiors complete with huge comfy beds, a desk, small seating area, flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and free breakfast. All the rooms have their own spacious modern bathroom complete with a toilet, his and hers sink, tub with shower, and toiletries. The hotel also has its own in-house bar and restaurant where they serve fine cuisine. Their friendly staff speaks German, English, French, and Dutch.
Hotel du Commerce
Address: Rue du Pont 10, 6660 Houffalize, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 122 USD / 105.46 EUR
This hotel is located 15.6 km (9.69 mi) from Bastogne in the town of Wibrin. The Liege Airport is 59 km (36.6 mi) away and Durbuy is 30 km (18.6 mi). The property is surrounded by relaxing lush green scenery.
The units are very spacious, though very simple but with modern interiors. Rooms feature large beds which can comfortably sleep a couple or a small family of 4. The rooms have free Wi-Fi, a coffee and tea corner, and their own bathrooms. The bathrooms are very spacious, complete with a sink, toilet, and shower. You are provided linens, towels, and toiletries. Some of the rooms have a seating area. Guests have free parking and access to the in-house bar.
Address: Rue de la Copette 35, 6666 Wibrin, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 88 USD / 76.07 EUR
The property is located 34 minutes away from Bastogne if you take public transport. The hotel is surrounded by the lush Ardennes Forest. The nearest establishments like groceries, bars, dining, and wine facilities are just within walking distance. The bed and breakfast offers comfortable spacious guest rooms ideal for couples and small families. The rooms feature soft big beds, a seating area, free Wi-Fi, and heating. Each room has their own en-suite bathroom with a shower and toilet complete with toiletries. The rooms have hardwood flooring and huge picture windows that gives you a view of the garden.
Guests get free breakfast, which is freshly prepared every day and served on the terrace in the garden. You have a refreshing view of the swimming pool and lush greenery. Kids can play at the playground or with their wide selection of board games and toys. There is a TV lounge which is a common area where you can watch movies with the DVD and BluRay player. The property features an on-site bar and their own spa and sauna.
B&B Eti Garden
Address: Rue Moullin-Lemaire 12, 6660 Houffalize, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 112 USD / 96.81 EUR
This hotel is located in the woodlands of Ardennes, which is the border between Luxembourg and Belgium. From Bastogne it is just 17.1 km (10.6 mi) away or 35 minutes if you are driving a car. Luxembourg is just a 5 minute walk from its location.
All the rooms feature thick cushioned beds with their own bathrooms. You have a TV, air-conditioning, a small desk, and a seating area with a free bottle of wine. The bathrooms are complete with towels and toiletries, a toilet, sink, tub, and shower. The property has outdoor seating areas where you have a wonderful view of the forest while sipping a glass of wine. The hotel has free parking and an on-site bar and restaurant.
Hotel Brasserie N4
Address: Rue Roche Percée, 1, 6630 Martelange, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 87 USD / 75.20 EUR
The hotel is situated in the center of Ardennes, 1 km (0.62 mi) away from the N89, E25, and E411 motorways. Touristy sites like the Bastogne, Orval Abbey, Florenville, Rochefort, Durbuy, and others are just 10 to 45 minutes away.
The property features 35 posh guest rooms with their own bathrooms ideal for couples and small families with pets. The rooms have luxurious beds, a mini bar, flatscreen satellite TV, tea and coffee makers, and a secure safe. They offer amenities like laundry services, infrared sauna, wellness suite with a Jacuzzi, an in-house bar, free parking, Wi-Fi, and conference rooms. A buffet breakfast is offered each morning starting at 6:30 am. Café Louise serves brasserie-style meals until 10 pm.
The hotel is located near several footpaths and cycling lanes. They have a secure garage where you can park your bike and they also rent out bikes that you can ride through the countryside.
Address: Avenue De Bouillon, 70, 6800 Libramont, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 94 USD / 81.26 EUR
Best Western Hotel Arlux is located 190 km (118.061 mi) away from Brussels and 30 km (18.6 mi) from Luxembourg. The accommodations are perfect for a couple or a group of 4 people with pets.
The hotel features stylish rooms with unique interiors. They also offer non-smoking rooms and special facilities for the disabled. Each room has luxurious beds, a small seating area, free Wi-Fi, a complimentary bottle of wine, desk area, coffee and tea maker, and free breakfast. The en-suite bathrooms are complete with a sink, shower, tub, and toilet with free towels and toiletries.
The hotel is the perfect start off point for cycling and walking tours. It features a wide terrace with shaded seating areas where you can enjoy the green scenery. There is also an on-site bar and restaurant that serve fine cuisine. The hotel is a perfect venue to hold a conference in the relaxing outskirts of Bastogne.
Best Western Hotel Arlux
Address: Rue de Lorraine, 6700 Arlon, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 133 USD / 114.97 EUR
Historical displays, comfortable stays
Bastogne and its neighboring towns offer the most comfortable accommodations where you can come home after exploring all the historic sites of war memorabilia. It is like revisiting a page of our world history at the same time as enjoying the freedom of modern comforts.
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