frederiek van pamel bruges

The magic world of flowers of Frederiek van Pamel in Bruges.

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If you like flowers and interior design then you should go to the Ezelstraat for nothing but extravagant, handmade, design-led floristry

Frederiek van Pamel is a genius, he decorates fabulous parties for the rich & famous, but anyone who can not or does not want to spend thousands of euros is welcome in the particularly stylish universe by Frederiek Van Pamel. More than a flower shop, this is a perfect world filled with beautiful objects, furniture, plants, and flowers.

frederiek van paemel bruges

Ezelstraat 33 – 8000 Brugge

T +32 50 34 44 80

Monday 14:00 – 18:00
Tue-Sat 10:00 – 12:30 13:30 – 18:00
Sunday Closed

Bruges goes classic

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Canals and cobblestones make medieval Bruges the Venice of the North. Here you can find great cuisine, nice architecture and contemporary and medieval art. The medieval splendour of Bruges makes it a popular destination for many a culture vulture as well as those just looking for a great city break in a fascinating town.

Coming months Bruges becomes even more colourfull because many shops took the challenge to do a transformation into “Classic shop”.

Visit the shops who will attend.

Leeloo (St-jakobsstraat 19, 8000 Brugge)
Meire (Geldmuntstraat 6, 8000 Brugge)
In Fine (Hoogstraat 38, 8000 Brugge)
Lingerie Anais (Langestraat 10, 8000 Brugge)
De Kobbe Tweedehands kledij (Langestraat 12, 8000 Brugge)
Shoerecrafting (Langestraat 13, 8000 Brugge)
Living Stone Shop (Langestraat 22, 8000 Brugge)
De Leeuwenbrug (Langestraat 63, 8000 Brugge)
Den Elder Collectior Shop (Langestraat 84, 8000 Brugge)
No nonsens Foodbar (Langestraat 81, 8000 Brugge)
Sue Ryder Tweedehands kedij/boeken (Langestraat 181/185, 8000 Brugge)
Original Shoes (Noordzandstraat 15, 8000 Brugge)
Shoenen Danneels (Gistelsesteenweg 12, 8200 Brugge)
Boekhandel De Reyghere bvba (Markt 12, 8000 Brugge)
IB Lichtateljee (Torhoutse Steenweg 45, 8200 Brugge)
Diamanthuis (Katelijnestraat 43, 8000 Brugge)
De Schacht (Katelijnestraat 49, 8000 Brugge)

From luxury apartments to designer guesthouses in Bruges

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If you’re looking for where to stay in Bruges on your vacation or business trip, we’d like to suggest something different.

We’d like to offer you a bespoke experience, full of the very best that Bruges has to offer. We’d like you to be able to live on your own schedule, rather than the timetable of someone else, and we’d like you to feel at home right away (albeit a luxury version of home). Our White Rooms guesthouse apartments are ideally suited to the international traveller, whatever your reason for joining us in our beautiful city.

Our luxury self contained apartments allow you to live like a local, putting you in the center of Bruges, and within easy reach of everything from UNESCO heritage sites to conference facilities.

Bruges is ideally situated as a base from which to explore Europe. Trains from Brussels whisk travellers to London, Amsterdam and Paris, all in under two hours. With three trains an hour doing the 50 minute train journey between Bruges and Brussels, it’s a great opportunity to absorb some medieval history on your European adventure.

We can cater for a weekend city break, or a longer let of up to five months. All costs include utility and internet costs – something that can result in a 50% saving compared to a stay in a hotel in Bruges.

Where to stay in Bruges has never been clearer.

Here you’ll find a range of our favourite self-catered accommodations and serviced apartments:

Apartment Dijver (2 bedroom) – this is luxury loft living, Bruges style. It’s located only a few steps from Groenerei canal, which is lined with several 17th century houses.

Apartment Groeninghe (2 bedroom) – artfully combining contemporary and antique furnishings, the enormous open fireplace is the star attraction.

Apartment Odevaere (1 bedroom) – a building boasting a façade from 1800, and within 300 meters of Bruges’ famous market square.

Loft Katelijne (2 bedroom) – our newest conversion, guests love its proximity to all the best sites, and its superb styling.

Imagine being within reach of…

  • Basilica of the Holy Blood (200 m)
  • Belfry of Bruges (Belfort) and Market Halls (Hallen) (200 m)
  • Market Square(300 m)
  • Beguinage  (Begijnhof) (600 m)
  • Minnewater  Lake (800 m)
  • Town Hall (Stadhuis)
  • Engels Klooster (1 km)
  • Sint-Janshuismolen (1.2 km)
  • Bruges Concert Hall  (700m)
  • Bruges City Theatre  (500 m)
  • Groeningemuseum (200 m)
  • Arentshuis (200 m)
  • Gruuthuse Museum(200 m)
  • Dali Xpo Gallery (200 m)
  • Historium Bruges(200 m)
  • St John’s Hospital  with Memling (400 m)
  • Lumina Domestica (400 m)

From luxury apartments to designer guesthouses, there are plenty of self-catering options in Bruges or Ghent.

Choosing to stay in a Self-catered accommodation may be a great option if you are traveling in a group, since a single flat can host 3 to 4 people at a lower price than 3 to 4 hotel rooms. Self-catering options in Bruges usually includes a private kitchen  where you can make your own meals and  Self-catering is a good option for those on a budget.

Holiday apartments in Bruges or Ghent can be found for one  week or several weeks or months. Whether you are looking for short stay apartments, extended stay apartments or long stay apartments, you are sure to find something that fits your needs.

From cheap apartments  to luxury serviced apartments in Bruges.


This is a list of Airbnb style apartments in Bruges

In Bruges … Private room 1 589
2 Bruges Center Entire Place 2 468
3 Brugge’s House of Friends Private room 1 391
4 Bruges center, room with en suite private bathroom Private room 1 369
5 Brugge center, room with en suite private bathroom Private room 1 346
6 Lovely house of the lock, Private room 1 338
7 Bruges city center apartment Entire Place 2 278
8 Room in authentic step-gabled house Private room 1 272
9 Jacuzzi Room@ULYSSES next to BRUGES Private room 1 269
10 18th century Flemish townhouse Private room 1 256
11 Guesthouse Freren Fontein (1st fl.) Entire Place 2 251
12 B&B De Vijf Zuilen Private room 1 246
13 Cosy room for short term visit Private room 1 245
14 City center stay Bruges Ampersand Entire Place 2 238
15 Bamboo room + 2 bicycles : +200 positive reviews Private room 1 238
16 Penthouse with a view Private room 1 232
17 Maison Zen Entire Place 1 230


18 Lovely house in the center Entire Place 1 230
19 Full-equiped apt in heart of Bruges Entire Place 1 228
20 Lucia: Italian hospitality abroad Private room 1 225
21 Cozy room in beautiful Bruges Private room 1 224
22 sleeping in bruges Entire Place 2 222
23 Guesthouse Freren Fontein (2nd fl.) Entire Place 2 221
24 Medieval house in center of Bruges Entire Place 2 221
26 Prive room for friends with a view Private room 1 211
27 Golden hand, charming canal view Entire Place 2 210
28 A small room in Bruges Private room 1 209
29 In Bruges B&B Private room 1 205
30 Guesthouse along the canals! Entire Place 2 202
31 Apartment Bruno in centre of Bruges Entire Place 2 198
32 Cozy two floor flat near city park Private room 1 187
33 B&B waiting for perrault (room 1) Private room 1 179
34 Your Breakfast is Our Passion! Private room 1 177
35 Large Room @ULYSSES next to Bruges Private room 1 177
36 a house full of art and books Private room 1 174
37 Luxurious mansion, historic Bruges Private room 1 172
38 Charming B&B in Bruges Private room 1 171
39 Expect the unexpected ! Private room 1 169
40 Charming&Romantic guest-house & room for 4 persons Entire Place 2 163
41 Large room in the heart of Bruges Private room 1 161
42 Romantic studio in the city center! Entire Place 1 160
43 Welcome Bruges International Room Private room 1 154
44 Spacious room near center of Bruges Private room 1 151
45 Charming, practical Holiday House Entire Place 2 149
46 A basic room in Bruges Private room 1 148
47 16th Century House Entire Place 2 147
48 Top floor studio Entire Place 2 140
49 Ons huis in hartje Brugge – NEW !!! Entire Place 4 140

Looking for Guesthouses and B&B…in Bruges

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 ” A luxury alternative to hotels in Bruges”

Visit Bruges, and you enter a medieval world full of cobbled streets packed with history.

In such a fairytale setting, your accommodation should be similarly unique. Whilst hotels in Bruges are plentiful, if you delight in more personal experience, we’d like to welcome you to Odevaere Rooms. Looking for boutique style luxury in Bruges Guesthouses and B&B…

Whether you’re visiting our world famous Bruges Christmas markets or indulging in a romantic weekend break, our city center self catering apartments offer a unique alternative to B&Bs and hotels in Bruges. Each apartment has been sympathetically restored by our award-winning interior decorating team, in keeping with Bruges’ UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

Our Exclusive selection of Guesthouses is a nice alternative for Boutique Hotels and Small Luxury Hotels in Bruges.

We also offer the perfect respite for corporate clients. Whether you’re staying for one night, one week or one month, you’ll appreciate the difference it makes when you can call a space your own. Each of our apartments has a fully equipped kitchen and fast wifi, so you’re not subject to the extra dining and internet charges you’ll find at many hotels. We can also arrange a full maid service if requested.

We invite you to explore our apartments and discover for yourself what makes the White Rooms guesthouse experience so special.

We renovate historical buildings to create a luxury guesthouse experience so that you can relax and set your own schedule.

If you are interested in boutique-style luxury, vacation rental or rental apartment with a reasonable price tag…Bruges and Ghent make the perfect combination for a weekend or week trip to Belgium.  Our apartments and vacation rentals in Bruges are also available via and

The glorious medieval city of Bruges defines picturesque and inviting market squares, charming boutique hotels, elegant towers, chocolate shops, picture postcard sleepy canals, and cobbled lanes. All create a nice sense of place that has captured imaginations for centuries. The best places to stay in Bruges are located around the medieval center, so it’s a very accessible city and perfect for a short break. Some of the best places to stay in Bruges are guesthouses or hotels right on the canal like Hotel de Tuilerieen, Hotel de Orangerie or Die Swaene.

Excellent hotels nearby are  Hotel de Peellaert or the Kempinski Hotel Dukes’ Palace. This hotel is the result of thorough renovation and restoration and a magnificent tribute to Bruges as UNESCO World Heritage City.

Offer yourself the luxury of living like a local in Bruges or Ghent or Brussels for a few days or weeks.

Prefer renting a “home away from home”, with all the added comfort of a private apartment.

Discover original and charming places instead of overpriced impersonal hotels.
Choose a  loft, guesthouse or apartment in Bruges and get inspired.  Book online or call us for accommodation or Luxury rentals in selected charming places like Bruges or Ghent.

We offer luxury apartments, guesthouses, and accommodations in Bruges.  Our personally selected properties are for those who love staying in Bruges, or close to Ghent, Antwerp or Brussels to experience local culture, fine food, and wine. We also add our own personal recommendations, as well as a calendar of cultural events to plan your trip.

We hope to welcome you soon.

Bruges opens the world’s first beer pipeline

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It sounds like Beer lover’s wildest dream.

Brewery De Halve Maan (The Half Moon), one of the oldest breweries in the center of Bruges, faced having to shut down  because of the increasingly high cost of transporting its beer in trucks through the medieval city’s narrow cobblestone streets from its bottling plant two miles away on the outskirts of town. So they came up with a clever solution.


A two-mile pipe connects the Halve Maan brewery in the city’s medieval center with the bottling factory in the suburbs. Instead of having trucks thundering daily through the cobbled streets of a medieval town, the brewery invented a practical solution to the logistical nightmare. The pipeline means the brewery Half Moon can stay in its current location within the town center, where it has been brewing for the past 5 centuries. The pipeline passes under the town’s historic canals so almost 4,000 liters of beer, enough to fill 12,000 bottles, flows through the pipeline in an hour.

Smart technology is used with a cleaning and flushing system to keep the pipe clean to ensure the quality of the beer is maintained throughout its journey. The whole project was financed with crowdfunding and the more than 500 crowdinvestors will now be getting “free beer for life in proportion to their contribution” .




Belgique : la ville de Bruges inaugure un pipeline à bière (video)

De la bire pour tout le monde: inauguration d’un pipeline bire ce vendredi

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