Are you looking for accommodation in Leuven, Belgium? De Blauwput Hostel, near the train station of Leuven, offers you a comfortable stay for a low price. Whether you’re travelling all on your own or in a big group, with your school, family, or friends, we will welcome you with open arms.

Business & leisure hostel

De Blauwput Hostel is within walking distance of the station and is the ideal accommodation for exploring Leuven on a budget. Bring your partner, friends, family, or colleagues. If you have time left after exploring the city, you can relax on the terrace or in the lounge of the accommodation. Play a game of table football or try a local beer in the hostel’s bar, The Rusty Elbow. The accessibility, central location and spacious conference rooms make this hostel in Flanders a popular site for team building activities and meetings.

Leuven, the home of students, beer, and culture

In Leuven, old and new live side-by-side. The centuries-old university is filled with young students, the traditional breweries and cafés neighbour trendy shops and bars and the historic beguinage has been joined by the new M-Museum. The city’s rich past combined with its youthful atmosphere provide the perfect ingredients for an unforgettable city trip.


  • Meeting rooms
  • Lounge
  • Bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Lockers
  • Bike parking for 40 bikes
  • Terrace
  • Table football
  • Restaurant upon request
  • Free WiFi in the rooms and in the common areas
  • 3 meeting rooms
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  • 116 beds in 28 rooms
  • 4 rooms for 2 people (ensuite bathroom)
  • 6 rooms for 6 people (ensuite bathroom)
  • 18 rooms for 4 people (ensuite bathroom)

Hostel rules

  • Reception:
    Monday-Friday: from 07:00 to 23:00
    Saturday-Sunday: from 07:30 to 23:00
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Breakfast:
    Monday-Friday: from 07:30 to 09:30
    Saturday-Sunday: from 08:00 to 10:00
  • Supper: from 18:30 to 21:00
  • Rooms available from: 15:00
  • Hostel accessible 24/24h after check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking allowed

Opening period

  • from 8 January 2024 to 15 December 2024
Familie en studentengroep zit samen in de lounge

Family-friendly extras

  • Board games
  • Free cot (on request)
  • Free stay for children under 3 years
  • Baby chair
  • Discount for children under 16 years

Payment options

  • Bancontact/Mister Cash
  • Cash
  • Credit card (Visa/Mastercard)

Accessibility and sustainability

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessibility - Basic. more info

    Deze hostel behaalde het Vlaams label voor toegankelijk toerisme, niveau A. Dat betekent dat het basistoegankelijk is voor mensen met een beperkte mobiliteit. Voor sommige elementen kan een extra inspanning of helper nodig zijn. Gedetailleerde informatie vind je op de website van Toegankelijk Vlaanderen.

Assigned labels

Groene sleutel/Green key eco-label
HI-Q&S (Hostelling International Quality & Sustainability)

Good to know

The hostel in Leuven will give you a set of bed linen to make your bed up when you check in. You can either bring your own towels or rent towels at the hostel (1,50 euros per towel). Breakfast is always included in your accommodation in Belgium. For more information, check the frequently asked questions.

Book your bed now

Do you think this hostel would be the perfect accommodation in Leuven? Book your bed now by using the booking tool on this page. If you have any questions or requests, we will be happy to receive them via leuven [at] vjh [dot] be or +3216639062. For questions regarding hostels in Belgium in general, you can contact our main organisation, Vlaamse Jeugdherbergen. Call us on +3232327218 or send an email to info [at] vjh [dot] be. Would you like to visit another vibrant Flemish city? Check out our impressive hostel in Antwerp or our atmospheric hostel in Ghent.


Martelarenlaan 11A
3010 Leuven
leuven [at]
+32 16 63 90 62

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