Travel Information: Covid19 Notice

13 October 2016

Press Release


Hotel Amigo, a Rocco Forte hotel, is just a few steps from the sparkling Grand Place in the centre of the city of Brussels. A stone’s throw from Place Sainte-Catherine and the handmade crafts waiting to be discovered at the magical Christmas market, Hotel Amigo is the place to stay for anyone looking to celebrate the festive season in the Capital of Europe.

The focus of the festive season in Brussels is the Winter Wonder Market (Plaisirs d’hiver). From the last week of November through to New Year’s Eve, a wonderful market fills Brussels' town centre. The extensive market spans 2 kilometres with all the enchanting delights of Brussels in one place, including Belgian culinary tasting sessions, ice-skating, original musical light projection shows, a funfair and a fun-filled festive Christmas parade.

Guests staying at Hotel Amigo during the festivities can opt for the exclusive “Hotel Amigo Festive Break” package and experience the city of Brussels, the most enchanting destination to enjoy a winter adventure in Belgium, the country which cerebrates Christmas twice, once on St. Nicholas’ Day, December 6, and again on Christmas Day, December 25.

The package includes a welcome winter cocktail at Bar Amigo, one night’s accommodation, Christmas welcome destination gift, breakfast and an access to the Winter Wonders Market.

 “Hotel Amigo Festive Break” package

From €257 for a Classic Room, incl. service and VAT (city tax excluded).

Available from 27th November onwards. Please quote “Hotel Amigo Festive Break” package upon booking.

Bookings: +32 2 547 47 07/

On Christmas Eve, gourmet food lovers can enjoy an elegant five-course Italian meal created by Maestro Fulvio Pierangelini, the Creative Director of Food of the renowned Ristorante BoCConi. On Christmas Day, families can treat themselves to a traditional Italian menu revisited by the Maestro with a modern and authentic touch.

Christmas Eve dinner
24th December
7.00p.m. at Ristorante BoCConi 
€ 80 per person
€ 40 per child (4-12 years)

Christmas lunch
25th December
Noon at Ristorante BoCConi
€ 55 per person
€ 27 per child (4-12 years)

Guests can celebrate New Year’s Eve with live music and a gala dinner at Ristorante BoCConi which includes a delicious five-course Italian meal with excellent wine pairings suggested by the Head Sommelier, who set out to find the best Italian wines for the occasion.

Gala dinner
at Ristorante BoCConi
31st December at 8 p.m.
€ 230 per person with wine pairings
(€ 185 per person excl. drinks)
€ 90 per child (4-12 years), incl. drinks
Bookings: +32 2 547 45 15 /

Silvia Brighenti, Sales & Marketing Director
T: +32 2 547 47 01

Lydie Caruana, Communications Manager
T: +32 2 547 47 25

Rocco Forte Hotels

Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 10 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.

Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg.

Future opening: Jeddah in 2016, Rome in 2018, Shanghai in 2018

Media Enquiries:
Rosie O’Brien, Group Communications Director
Rocco Forte Hotels