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Leuven - De Blauwput

Martelarenlaan 11A, Leuven, 3010, Belgium

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This modern hostel is situated behind the train station of Leuven. Explore this historical university city and Belgium’s beer capital!

  • Dorm
    From $31.09
  • Private
    From $70.54
10 or more people?

Leuven Hostel

Hostel Leuven

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

De Blauwput hostel in Leuven, situated just behind the train station, is an ideal basis for exploring the historical city with its many ancient buildings and large collection of pubs. Also the surroundings in the green belt around Brussels can be explored from this youth hostel.

The hostel offers comfortable accommodation in en suite dorms and private rooms. Facilities include: free breakfast, Internet access, café, common rooms and many more.

Leuven has a lot to offer. During your stay there you have to see Gothic City Hall and historic centre, beautiful botanical garden and Groot Begijnhof (Grand Beguinage), a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are also many flea markets and a beer factory to visit.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 10 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 07 Jan to 20 Dec

From 07:30 to 22:30
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +32-16-639062

Fax. +32-16-639064

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Great and Old Market Square (1 to 2km)
  • Great Beguinage - a UNESCO world heritage site (2 to 3km)
  • Botanical Garden Kruidtuin (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions



Très facile d'accès. Personnel très aimable.


Avatar for Arnaud


Tue 27 Aug 2019

Beds were short. I solved the problem by using a second mnatras on top, so that my feet could extend te bed.


Avatar for Edwin


Sun 19 May 2019

Short walk from train station, good breakfast and filtered water, a room to store luggage, helpful and friendly staff


Avatar for Laura


Tue 26 Mar 2019

Très bon accueil Indiquer les possibilités de parking serait un plus


Avatar for Serge


Thu 14 Feb 2019

Everything was perfect, as usual!


Avatar for Ivan


Tue 11 Jul 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (2 to 3km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

25km Brussels National airport is 10 minutes via Zaventem direct train.
50m Central bus station.
Limited free parking nearby ask at check-in.
50m Leuven (exit Kessel-Lo).

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