Business & leisure hostel

De Blauwput Hostel is within walking distance of the station and is the ideal base for exploring Leuven on a budget. Bring your partner, friends, family or colleagues. If you have time left over after exploring the city, you can relax on the terrace or in the lounge. 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 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 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 07:30 to 22:00
    Saturday-Sunday: from 08:00 to 22:00
  • 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 10 January 2022 to 18 December 2022
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

Upon your arrival, you will be given a set of bed linen to make your bed up. Towels are not included, you can bring your own or rent one at the hostel (1,50 euros per towel). Breakfast is always included.


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

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