SomnoSafe will take place in Brussels, Belgium, most likely at
Hilton Brussels Grand'Place" Hotel
Carrefour de l'Europe 3
Tel: +32 2 548 42 11
Tel: 0800 12246 (from Belgium)
This hotel is strategically located in the heart of Brussels.
It is just outside the
Brussels Central train station ("Bruxelles Central" or "Gare Centrale"), located a few tens of meters from the (appropriate) exit of this station. This station is just fifteen minutes away (by train) from Brussels international airport.
It is just a few minutes away (on foot) from the world-famous, iconic
Brussels Main Square ("Grand-Place de Bruxelles").
You'll find a map showing the location of the venue hotel at
You'll find below a list of nearby hotels, with their rating (in number of stars) and their approximate distance (in kilometers) to the SomnoSafe venue (above). Please, note that these hotels neither reserve blocks of rooms for attendees nor offer them special prices. Please, kindly make your own reservations, e.g. by contacting the hotels directly.
Entry to Belgium
Most attendees will not need a visa to enter Belgium, but, if you have any doubt, please look into this carefully before you travel to the event.
You can reach the venue hotel in any of the following ways:
The closest airport is
Brussels Airport (BRU), located just outside Brussels. To reach the venue hotel, the easiest is to go down to the underground train station (called Brussels National Airport or, in Dutch, "Brussel Nationaal Luchthaven") under the main airport terminal building, and to take a train to the Brussels Central train station. The train ride takes about 15 min.
The second closest airport is
Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL). To reach the venue hotel, you can use the train or a shuttle. A well-known low-cost airline serves this regional airport.
Other possible, relatively close airports are Antwerpen, Liège, Maastricht-Aachen, Eindhoven, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Paris Charles De Gaulle, and Amsterdam. To reach the venue hotel, the easiest is to take the train.
Since the venue hotel is just outside the Brussels Central train station, taking a train going through this station may be an excellent option.
If you fly into
Brussels Airport (BRU), one of the best ways to reach the venue hotel is to take the train. See "By plane".
For information about train travel in Belgium, please consult the site of the Belgian railroad company
Please, note that Brussels is exceptionally well connected to major European capitals and cities by several very-high-speed (TGV) train lines:
Paris, Liège, Amsterdam, Aachen, Cologne/Köln, and Frankfurt Thalys:
Lille, Paris and, from there, other cities in France TGV:
London and, from there, other cities in the UK Eurostar:
Cologne/Köln, Frankfurt, and, from there, other cities in Germany. ICE:
Some taxi companies in Brussels are:
Taxis Verts: +32 (0)2 349 49 49
Blue Cabs: +32 (0)2 268 00 00
Taxi Capital: +32 (0)2 427 77 77
You'll find the address of the hotel in the "Venue" section above.
Please, note that the venue is right in the center of Brussels, so that parking is either difficult or expensive, or both. Furthermore, the city has recently expanded its pedestrian-only areas, making driving a real challenge near the center.
The venue hotel (above) offers valet service (for about 25 EUR/day) and self-parking (for about 15 EUR/day), space permitting. For the exact rates, see
here. To ensure that you have a space, you should call the hotel ahead of time.
The convenient metro lines and the corresponding stops are:
Line 1 (Purple line), with stop at Gare Centrale
Line 5 (Yellow line), with stop at Gare Centrale
Map of the metro: