Gîtes, furnished accommodation, guest rooms: which formula should you choose?

Would you like to stay in the south of Belgium or in the Ardennes, but don’t know which accommodation formula to choose?

The table below will help you find the accommodation formula best suited to your wishes and your needs!

Gîtes and furnished accommodation

Guest rooms

Type of accommodation

These are holiday rentals where warmth, friendliness and an authentic welcome blend harmoniously with independence and comfort.

This is the Walloon Bed & Breakfast. As part of the owner’s home, guest rooms offer a warm, friendly formula.


Gîtes and furnished accommodation guarantee you specific standards of comfort classified as 1,2,3,4 or 5 wheat ears or keys and compliance with a Quality Charter.

1 wheat ear - key: basic gîte or furnished accommodation
2 wheat ears - keys: comfortable gîte or furnished accommodation
3 wheat ears - keys: very comfortable gîte or furnished accommodation
4 wheat ears - keys: superior gîte or furnished accommodation
5 wheat ears - keys: luxury gîte or furnished accommodation

Guest rooms guarantee you specific standards of comfort classified as 1,2,3,4 or 5 wheat ears and compliance with a Quality Charter.

1 wheat ear: basic guest room
2 wheat ears: comfortable guest room
3 wheat ears: very comfortable guest room
4 wheat ears: superior guest room
5 wheat ears: luxury guest room

Location Gîtes and furnished accommodation may be located in the countryside or in a town or city.

Guest rooms may be located in the countryside or in a town or city.

gîtes in Belgium

Holiday cottages Belgium


Your hosts, available but discreet, will provide you with all the information you need to explore the countless riches of their region.

Talking with the owner, you will find out about the region and become immersed in the local culture.


Gîtes and furnished accommodation can welcome from two to 40 people, and sometimes more.

A house may have between one and three guest rooms.

If four or five guest rooms are located in the same building, then this is known as a guest house..

Length of stay

Make the most of a stay in a gîte or furnished accommodation for a weekend, a week or more, all year round.

Stay for a night or more in a guest room, all year round.

Meals Even if your host cannot offer you meals himself, he will nevertheless be able to call upon a caterer who will supply all the meals you wish to take in your gîte or furnished accommodation.

The Guest Room formula includes breakfast. Varied and plentiful, it often consists of local produce: home-made jam, regional cheeses or cured meats.

Certain guest rooms also offer dinner reserved exclusively for residents. The masters of the house invite you to share their evening meal and savour the delights of regional cuisines.

Ardennes accommodation

Belgium holiday homes

In addition to the rent, you will contribute towards the charges of your stay (electricity, heating, water). You will also be requested to provide a deposit.

A stay in a guest room is all inclusive.
Additional information Do not forget that you will be staying in a self-catering holiday rental, so check with your host what equipment you will need (bed linen, towels, etc.).

You stay in the home of private individuals who offer services that differ from those of a hotel. Find out about the services that are available.

Some practical information:

Confirm your arrival time with your host. If you are going to be later than planned, or in the event of any unforeseen circumstances, remember your hosts.

If you are travelling with pets, make sure in advance that they are permitted in the accommodation.

Discover our various accommodation formulas:

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