Starwood has opened the first Aloft hotel in
Europe, the Aloft Brussels Schuman.
Owned by Thornsett Group, the Aloft Brussels
Schuman is located in the heart of the buzzing European
Union district, and features 147 loft-like guest rooms, including
three Breezy Lofts (Aloft's re-interpretation of a suite), a bar
in the open lobby and a grab-and-go café.
With more than 40 hotels open since its June
2008 debut, Aloft currently
operates hotels in five countries - the USA, Canada, China, the
United Arab Emirates and India, with Belgium marking its sixth
destination. Further openings are already planned in India and the USA as well as
brand introductions in Thailand and the UK.
Aloft Brussels Schuman features public spaces where guests can mix
and mingle, read the paper, work on laptops, play a game of pool
or grab a drink with friends at the re:mix lounge and w xyz
bar, a destination bar for hotel guests and local
residents alike. The w xyz bar is an ideal place to have a
cocktail with friends or dance the night away at one of the many
The guest rooms (minimum of 28m2)
will feature the brand's signature ceilings of nearly three meters
high, oversized windows and a comfortable bed as well as
roomy walk-in showers and bath amenities created by Bliss Spa.
Each Aloft room will also be equipped with complimentary wireless
Internet access and a plug-and-play connectivity solution
which connects most electronic devices to the 42" flat-screen TV,
turning the room into a high-tech office as well as an
Travellers will be able to de-stress
and re-energize in the re:charge fitness centre whilst the
24-hour grab & go food and beverage area re:fuel by Aloft offers sweet, savory and healthy food, snacks and
For work meetings, training courses and
presentations, the hotel's Tactic meeting rooms, which are
equipped with the latest generation of audiovisual hardware,
provide a creative space for groups of up to 50 people.
Aloft Brussels Schuman is the fifth Starwood Hotel in Belgium,
joining Le Méridien Brussels, Sheraton Brussels Hotel, Sheraton
Brussels Airport Hotel and Four Points by Sheraton Brussels.
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