Thon Stanhope Hotel is an elegant 5-star property offering upmarket accommodation near the heart of Brussels. Highlights include a modern fitness centre, fine dining, free Wi-Fi and an excellent location close to the Royal Palace of Brussels. The European Quarter is a bustling business district named for the many EU institutions located in the vicinity. Nearby places of interest include the landmark Berlaymont Building, the Parc du Cinquantenaire and Parc Leopold, the postmodern EU parliament complex. Trone metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Brussels destinations. The hotel occupies a traditional mid-rise property featuring a mansard roof and a decorative, white facade with wrought iron faux balconies and prominent stonework on the ground floor. Facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre and a range of massages are available on request. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Standard rooms are elegantly decorated in a traditional style with soft, tasteful colours, antique furniture and patterned fabrics and wallpaper. Amenities include air-conditioning, a TV with pay-per-view content, mini-bar, work desk and safe. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub or shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. The Brighton Restaurant serves classic French cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. Its walls are adorned with frescoes copied from the Brighton Pavilion in Southern England. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks and snacks at the relaxing Library Bar or in the interior garden. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.