In the heart of Bruges, at the famous Walplein, next to the historic brewery of Bruges, lies B&B Den Witten Leeuw. The house dates back to 1580 and still has many features from previous centuries. Our reception room contains a cosy fireplace, a sunny conservatory and a veranda with view on the garden. Fresh bean coffee and tea is available all day long, as well as beer, wine and other drinks. From May until end September guests are welcome to use the heated pool in the garden.
All rooms have private bathrooms with either shower or bath. WIFI is available throughout the whole building and in the garden. Two private parking spaces are available, that can be booked in advance and there’s a public parking lot nearby (Parking Oud Sint-Jan).
Breakfast will be served from 8.00 until 10.00 in our breakfast room. The breakfast consists of freshly baked bread, croissants, danish, cheeses, cold meats, egg specialties, as well as yoghurt, cereals and fruit. Fresh orange juice and coffee specialties like espresso or cappuccino, various teas and hot chocolate milk are available too.
TRAVELLING BY CAR
Travelling to Bruges by car, it’s best to enter the old center through Oostmeers. Then take the third on the right (Zonnekemeers). There you’ll find a public parking (Parking Oud Sint-Jan) and if you proceed driving under an stone porch and then over a small bridge, you’ll find our private parking on the right (a wooden door).
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
Our B&B is only situated 700 metres from the trainstation of Bruges. If travelling by train, take the entrance to the centre (you can see the towers already) and cross the road in front of the station. Walk straight on (Oostmeers) and take the third right, where you see an old arch (Zonnekemeers). This street it will lead you to the Walplein. Our B&B is right there on the corner.
Den Anker has a view on the medieval square. Though filled with life during the day, the square usually is peaceful in the evening and quiet at night. The room has a new AUPINGbed (1.80 x 2.00). There’s WIFI and television. The room also has an en suite bathroom with shower, toilet, two sinks and hair dryer.
De Lac is our superior room at the back of the house, overlooking the garden and an ancient gate that once gave acces to the medieval center. The room has a new AUPING-bed (1.80 x 2.10) comfortable seating for two, a desk, wifi and television. The en suite bathroom with two wash basins, bath and shower facility in the bath.
Suite / Family Room
Our Suite consists of two adjoining rooms and has views both of the medieval square) and the garden. It consists of a large sitting area with couch under age old beams and of a bedroom with a poster bed. The room has wifi and television. There’s a spacious en suite bathroom with a bath as well as a shower, two wash basins and a separate toilet.