Great Hotels of the World announces new hotel opening in Brussels

Great Hotels of the World has announced the opening of a brand new hotel, Thon Hotel EU, which opened following a 24-month development.

Thon Hotel EU is a member of Great Hotels of the World’s Premium Collection.

The four-star property has benefitted from the creative input of Altiplan Architects, which created what was described as “modern yet fully functional building with open, bright and airy spaces”. The interior of the property was designed by Norwegian designer Trond Ramsokar, whose concept for the hotel was based around light, serenity and modern comforts.

The establishment will boast 405 guestrooms and 37 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments spread over eight floors. Thon Hotel EU will also offer meeting facilities with its 10 multipurpose conference rooms, catering for up to 300 delegates in theatre-style. The largest conference room can be divided into three smaller rooms. All meeting and conference rooms have access to natural daylight and are equipped with audio and technical equipment. One meeting room will be specifically designated for video conferences.


Available for dining are The Twelve restaurant, inspired by the European flag and its twelve stars, boasting 220 seats with the possibility of adding a further 130 places in an adjacent room; and a terrace garden, cocooned in the heart of the main building, with design elements of a Moroccan riad to offer a further 60 seats for The Twelve restaurant.

Thon Hotel EU will also contain a shopping gallery, the Thon Passage, with a surface area of 900 square meters (9,687 square feet). Other facilities of the hotel include a lounge bar, a fitness center, and an underground car park.

Thon Hotel EU will invest €72,500 to create solar panels as well as an additional €18,000 reserved towards green contribution, including mixing valves for eco-friendly showers. Further investment has been made to ensure that the property can create its own green energy on site. The property will also educate its staff and clients alike with regards to the protection of the environment. Moreover, the hotel will promote recycling, and will request that suppliers group their orders into as few deliveries as possible, choose green products and offer guests a special green package.


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