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De Blauwput

Martelarenlaan 11A B-3010 Leuven - T: +32(0)16 63 90 62 - E-mail:

Frequently asked questions

When are we open?

The youth hostel is open from 7am to 11pm every day. The rooms are accessible from 3pm onwards on the day of arrival.

PLEASE NOTE: unpaid reservations are valid until 6pm on the day of arrival. If you are arriving later than that, let us know in advance or give us a ring on the day itself to reconfirm your booking.

Reservations with prepayment and on-line reservations are valid until 10pm in any case, even without notification. It is not possible to check in after 10pm.

Do we have to be back at a certain hour? Do we have to do chores?

No, we give you a magnetic key card that allows you to enter the building day and night. Once you are checked in, you do not have to leave the building during the day.

We expect you to feel at home and to act accordingly: after breakfast we would like you to clean up your own mess. Do leave the room in a decent manner.

Should we bring a sleeping bag or a towel?

bed linnen are included in the price. Blankets are present in the room. Towels should be brought or you can buy one for 1.5 at the reception

Why do we have to bring our passports?

The Leuven police require that every guest registers upon arrival in the hostel. They check this every night. If you do not have a passport or ID card with you, we cannot allow you to stay in the hostel.

Is there a maximum age to stay in the hostel?

No. Everybody is welcome!

Are meals available?

Breakfast is included in the price. We serve it every morning from 7.30am to 9.30am. On Saturday and Sunday morning, breakfast is served between 8am and 10am.

You can order a packed lunch or dinner beforehand or check availability upon arrival. The rates are available here. We do not have a communal kitchen, but we serve snacks in the bar every night.

Do we have to become members?

You can become a member, by asking for a membership card at the reception in the hostel. You can find the rates for a membership card here. You can also stay at our hostel without a membership card.


What do the rooms look like? What else is there available in the hostel?

Most of our rooms are 4-person rooms. We have some 2- and some 6-person rooms as well. All rooms have a toilet and a shower. Smoking, eating and drinking is not allowed in the rooms.
The youth hostel has function rooms, a bar, a lounge with TV and games, a patio and a restaurant.

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