Hotel Metropole is a traditional 5-star property offering luxury accommodation in the heart of Brussels. It boasts sumptuous decor, fine dining, free Wi-Fi, a modern fitness centre and a unique place in history as the birthplace of the Black Russian cocktail. Grand Place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by beautiful buildings, elegant parks, stunning museums and lively markets. Nearby places of interest include the Gothic St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral, the Royal Palace, Manneken Pis, the 15th-century Town Hall, the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. De Brouckere metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Brussels destinations. The hotel occupies an elegant 19th-century mid-rise property featuring a mansard roof and a decorative facade. The interiors boast sumptuous, Italian-Baroque influenced decor with hardwood panelling, prominent use of marble, gilded bronze, wrought iron and stained glass throughout. Facilities include a modern fitness centre and a luxury boutique. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior rooms are approximately 26sqm and decorated in a sumptuous, traditional style with various colour schemes, patterned fabrics, classic furniture and feature chandeliers. Amenities include air-conditioning, satellite TV with pay-per-view content, a mini-bar, work desk and safe. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub with integrated shower. Brasserie Metropole serves fine cuisine and boasts a terrace for al-fresco dining. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and meals at the elegant Bar Metropole. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.