Sint-Truiden is the kind of city that charms you with its scenery and well-preserved medieval ambiance. Located at the center of Belgium’s fruit-producing region, the city is known for its pears, strawberries, sweet cherries, and apples. It also has an abundance of markets and breweries to complement its world-class produce.
As you walk around the city, you may notice that Baroque-style architecture, French aesthetics, and medieval buildings decorate its streets. Sint-Truiden may not be a party destination, but it’s the place to be when you’re in the mood for an old-fashioned exploration of a traditional European city. Whether you’re into casual strolls, cycling trips or romantic hot air balloon tours, Sint-Truiden will always have something sweet tucked beneath its gorgeous facade. Here are eight hotels in and around the city.
Guests say that Hotel Belle-Vie is one of the best in Europe, and it’s easy to see why. With its lovely brick facade and elegant interiors, Hotel Belle-Vie is a piece of art itself. Located in the Art Nouveau quarter of Sint-Truiden, the hotel is within the vicinity of dining establishments, supermarkets, and a train station.
The rooms have high ceilings and are soundproofed. There is also a rooftop garden perfect for people-watching, stargazing, and general contemplation. For cycling enthusiasts, bicycles are available for rent. If you’re in the mood for that Sint-Truiden hustle and bustle, the city center is only a few steps away.
Address: Stationsstraat 12, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 88 USD (75.01 EUR)
If you want to get away from the city crowds, head to this lovely boutique hotel at the rural part of Sint-Truiden. Located 1.5 kilometers (0.93 miles) from the city center, this pet-friendly hotel has many dining establishments and markets within its vicinity. It also has an on-site restaurant, perfect for those days when you don’t feel like going out.
Its interiors have a quirky vibe that art enthusiasts may enjoy. The Belrom may be a little far from the city center, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on convenience if you’re going to stay here. The hotel also offers grocery delivery and a (free!) shuttle service.
Address: Luikersteenweg 232, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 71 USD (60.51 EUR)
Sometimes your vacation needs the royal treatment, so why not stay in an actual castle? Located around 6 kilometers (3.72 miles) from the city center, this historic hotel has surroundings fit for a king. Take a stroll through the garden, walk your dog around, or soak up the sun at the terrace. Even in the hotel grounds, you can experience the best of Belgian scenery.
The hotel has its own shops, restaurant, and bar. If you feel like shaking off some extra energy, there is an indoor pool, playground, and bicycle rental. There’s also an on-site salon to help you out with those emergency beauty fix-ups. To ensure your smooth travel within the city of fruits, there is a shuttle service available for an extra charge.
Hotel L'O de Vie
Address: Halingenstraat 76, 3806 Sint-Truiden, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 77 USD (65.80 EUR)
Sint-Truiden may be a traditional European city, but that doesn’t mean sports enthusiasts don’t get to have some fun. Aside from fitness and wellness centers, the pet-friendly hotel also offers a room where you can literally witness all the action from the comfort of your bed. The “superior room” offers guests excellent views of the football stadium where you may even catch a glimpse of the local team, Sint-Truidense V.V.
The hotel’s interiors are spacious with a sleek modern aesthetic. Aside from its mini-market, restaurant and bar, there are also markets and dining establishments within the vicinity. If watching a live football match from your room isn’t enough to boost your energy, Stayen’s surroundings are perfect for walking and bicycle tours.
Address: Tiensesteenweg 168, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 81 USD (69.22 EUR)
If you’re looking for the kind of hideaway that completely rejuvenates your body and soul, check out this hotel that really knows how to make you relax. Located in a restored farmstead a few kilometers from Sint-Truiden (approximately 20 minutes by public transportation), this hotel has as a fully-equipped wellness center complete with a pool, sauna, spa bath, and steam bath. Guests can take a stroll through the grounds where remnants of the original farmstead can be seen. There is also a bicycle rental for those who want to explore the surroundings.
Guests are treated to interiors that evoke a fresh countryside charm with a hint of modern. In addition to a supermarket less than a kilometer away, there is also an on-site restaurant and bar.
Address: Roosbeekstraat 76, 3800 Zepperen, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 100 USD (85.43 EUR)
Surrounded by vast stretches of greenery, this hotel will give you a taste of prime country living. Located 8.7 kilometers (5.40 miles) from Sint-Truiden, it can be accessed via public transportation in around 35 minutes.
Simple but sweet, guests are treated to private wellness facilities including an infrared sauna, hot tub, and hammam shower. For beer connoisseurs, there is an on-site bar as well as a dining area where breakfast is served every morning. The hotel also allows pets on request, so you can enjoy the stunning scenery with your best friend.
Hotel Ri Coëme
Address: Steenweg 35, 3870 Heers, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 82 USD (70 EUR)
Sint-Truiden is a historic city, but somewhere in its neighboring areas is a hotel that showcases important pieces of the past. Located 8.4 kilometers (5.21 miles) from the city center, this hotel in the suburb of Borlo can be accessed via public transportation in 28 minutes. It is situated within a 17th-century farmhouse and has an on-site World War Two museum.
The rooms are individually decorated, and you may find quirky little additions in each of them. If you want to get a taste of trademark Belgian beer and cuisine, head to the hotel’s own restaurant and bar. There are markets and dining establishments nearby if you want to go on a culinary tour. There is also a bicycle rental for those who feel like sightseeing on two wheels.
Address: Thewitstraat 8, 3891 Borlo, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 105 USD (89.80 EUR)
Seclusion is just one of the best things about this little slice of heaven. Located in a peaceful area 10 minutes from Sint-Truiden, Vakantie Logies de Kleine Motte treats its guests with views of the picturesque Château de la Motte. Guests commend the on-site restaurant, and there are dining establishments nearby as well.
The interiors are cozy and welcoming, perfectly accentuating the surroundings. If you’re into romantic accommodations that allow pets, then look no further.
Vakantie Logies de Kleine Motte
Address: Mettekoven 4, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium (see map)
Price: from 94 USD (80.28 EUR)
Taste the sweet charm of Sint-Truiden
From fruits to accommodations, this welcoming city truly has a lot to offer. Sit back, relax, and experience it for yourself. Its hotels, with their varying unique features, are not to be missed.
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