Best Party Hostels in Brussels

If you are looking for the best hostels to party in Brussels, meet other fellow travellers, with sociable staff and organised events, these are the Party Hostels for you.

Brussels is a city famous for beautiful architecture and numerous parks, but the city also offers a thriving party scene for those looking to have a good time between sight-seeing sessions. The city has plenty of beer shops where you can find the most unusual tastes like cookies and chocolate beer. Pubs are the most popular party places, spread in every single corner of the city. Travelling solo or in a group, the hostels we recommend here are the perfect place for those looking to meet like-minded people, with a fun atmosphere and plenty of organised activities to encourage guest socialising. Book now and prepare to unleash the fun in charming Brussels.

What are the Party Hostels in Brussels like?

  • Best Party Hostels in Brussels: Hostel Bruegel; Brussels Hello Hostel; Meininger Hostel Bruxelles
  • Party hostel style: fun hostel
  • Craziness level: fairly crazy
  • Parties on-site: Bruegel bar; Bruxelles bar
  • Pub Crawls: Yes

The chilled and relaxed atmosphere of the charming Brussels reflects the style of the party hostels. Even though the hostels are more of a social and fun than party places, they occasionally throw on-site parties and other events.

Nightlife in Brussels

The party scene in Brussels isn’t as wild as in other European cities, but it definitely has its own charms. The most popular are lounges with a laid-back atmosphere and pubs with craft and famous Belgian beers. The clubbing scene is on fire during the weekends, with the latest hits and planetary popular DJs.

Basic information about nightlife in Brussels:

  • Pubs and clubs closing times:
    • Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 03 am – Weekends until 04 am
    • Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Wednesday closed – Thursday to Saturday until 06am
  • Average cover charge for clubs: free - 10 €
  • Average price of a pint of beer: 4 €
  • Famous neighbourhoods for partying: City Centre, Cimetierre d'Ixelles, Toison d'Or/Louise neighbourhood
  • Famous events or parties: Brussels Electronic Marathon – mid of October

Best Party Areas in Brussels

Party districts are located next to each other and very easy to explore. The most crowded and visited area is definitely the City Centre. Traditional bars and pubs are on the menu on every corner. For more urban and eclectic experience, there is a Toison d'Or/Louise district, just a short ride from the downtown.

Party in City Centre

It is all about the great beers and chilled vibes. The City Centre is the home of many fantastic bars and traditional pubs with indoor and outdoor seating.

Start from the famous Delirium pub, and choose among 2000 different types of beer. Nearby, there are fantastic Celtica and Nua bars, with live music events and a huge selection of drinks.

Party in Cimetierre d'Ixelles

Brussels’s student’s area, with more buzzing bars and pubs. The selection of beers as almost as good as in the City Centre, with lower prices though.

Bar du Marché is a typical Belgian bar, crowded with locals during the whole week. If you prefer to have some tasty food along with your beer, check out the Belga restaurant and bar.

Party in Toison d'Or/Louise

Located right next to the City Centre, Toison d'Or/Louise is the epicentre of the clubbing scene in Brussels. Modern nightclubs with spacious dancefloors, crazy lightning and sound systems are on fire from midnight until the early morning hours.

If you are a first time in Brussels, don’t miss to visit the weirdest club in the city – Spirito. Located in the former church, the club is perfect for dancing and meeting other party people.

Dress codes & age restrictions

The dress code for going out in Brussel is trendy and stylish. Don’t wear sports clothes and sneakers. Ladies, high heels can give you some troubles if you are planning to party in the City Centre. The Old Town area and side streets are paved with bricks, so better keep up with flat shoes.

Brussels is quite easy-going when it comes to the drinking age. By the law, you have to be at least 16 to drink alcohol with less than 22%. For spirits with higher alcohol volume, 18 is the minimum age.