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Nice trip in a lovely setting
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A nice trip in a lovely setting
Cityhotel ECU is located in the middle of the vibrant city centre of Genk. Right around the corner you will find many shops, restaurants and bars. Using public transport? You only have to cross the street.
Everything you expect from a good city hotel is there: a comfortable bed, an extensive breakfast buffet and private parking. All rooms have free wifi, a TV and tea and coffee making facilities on request.
Our guest loving hosts are happy to welcome you between 11h00 and 22h00. Outside these hours you can use our quick and easy online check-in and check-out system. You will need to check in online and provide your credit card details in advance. If you do not have this information, colleagues at the Carbon Hotel will be happy to help you outside of opening hours. This is only 50 metres away. You can also leave your luggage here.
Nature lovers should hike in the Hoge Kempen National Park or cycle through the water in Bokrijk. If you are a foodie, enjoy the countless restaurants in Genk or Hasselt. Are you a real shopaholic? Maasmechelen Village Outlet Center is a 15-minute drive away or pay a visit to Maastricht, just across the border.
The rooms are available from 3 PM on your arrival day. Do you want to arrive earlier? We'll store your luggage and you can explore the city. This also applies to departure. Check-out is at 11 AM.
The reception is open daily from 11am to 10pm. After 10 pm there is still a night watchman / resident caretaker present.
The ECU breakfast buffet is sometimes said to be the best buffet breakfast in Limburg. Judge for yourself after you've enjoyed our assortment of homemade pastries, fruit juices, cold and hot dishes, crispy bacon, fresh eggs, fresh fruit salads and healthy cereals.
Monday - Friday: 06h30 am - 10am
Saturday: 7am - 11am
Sunday: 7am - 11am
€17 per person
Carbon Sense City Spa is located 100 meters from Hotel ECU. As a guest of Different Hotels you enjoy an exclusive discount rate. You pay € 15 per person for access to Carbon Sense, including bath linen (bathrobes, slippers & a towel).
Carbon Sense City Spa
Perfect harmony and serenity
Carbon Sense City Spa
- Monday 15u00 - 22u00
- Tuesday 15u00 - 22u00
- Wednesday 15u00 - 22u00
- Thursday 15u00 - 22u00
- Friday 15u00 - 22u00
- Saturday 10u00 - 22u00
- Sunday 10u00 - 22u00
Must see's and do's in the area
Studio Piet Stockmans
Studio Piet Stockmans is the only company in Belgium that develops hard porcelain. The material and its production are identical to that of the best porcelain manufacturers in Bavaria and Limoges. This year, Pieter Stockmans will celebrate his 50-year anniversary of working with porcelain.
Since setting up his studio in 1987, Pieter Stockmans has been exhibiting all over the world. Besides selling his work to the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, he was also made cultural Ambassador of Flanders and has been awarded numerous prizes, including The Red Dot Award.
One of the studio’s milestones was the development and production of the plate for Albert of Monaco’s wedding to Charlene Wittstock in 2011. Additionally the studio has developed tableware for a large number of Michelin star chefs such as Alain Ducasse (Louis XV - Monaco), Simon Taxacher (Rosengarten – AU), Peter Goossens (Hof van Cleve – B) and Sergio Herman (Pure C - NL).
Terhills Cablepark is famous for waterskiing and wakeboarding, which is suitable for young and old. You are connected to an electrically driven cable, where you can be pulled over the water along with other people. Cable water skiing is similar to snow skiing in the way that you glide over the surface. Wakeboarding is very popular with younger people because of all the tricks and stunts they can do thanks to the obstacles in the water. Additionally, Terhills Cablepark has three cables, one is suitable for beginners.
Barefoot pathYou don't need shoes on the first barefoot path of Flanders in Zutendaal. The surface of wood, stones, tree chips, grass, clay and water gives you a special feeling. For two kilometers a barefoot stimulation of senses, a special experience.
Opening hours: from Easter to All Saints: every day from 10 AM to 7 PM. From All Saints to Easter: every day from 10 AM to 5 PM.
The renovated mine buildings today are home to designers and artists such as ceramic artist Piet Stockmans, the design and fashion academy, but also trendy eateries and the Euroscoop. You can also visit the C-mine expedition. A unique (interactive) experience course in the Winterslag mine buildings through underground corridors and ending on the 60-meter-high shaft with a phenomenal view of the region.
Connecterra, panorama gate of Hoge Kempen National Park
From the hotel you walk in the nearby National Park Hoge Kempen by entering throug your favourite and nearest entrance gate. There are plenty of activities and you can enjoy a surprising landscape of 'mountains and lakes' with high peaks and spectacular panoramas.
Experience a sensational day at Karting Genk, where sport, fun and adrenaline complement each other perfectly! Whether you come with family, friends or colleagues. From a length of 1m25, you can fully enjoy the beautiful outdoor circuit of 550m. Dangerous? No! Karting Genk stands for "Safety first".
When it rains you get a rain suit and often it is even more fun! After or between karting you can catch your breath in our brasserie" A La Kart ". Enjoy a well-deserved refreshing drink and a tasty snack with a view over the famous circuit.
‘Kattevennen’ is the gateway of the MACROKOSMOS with the Cosmodrome as the most striking landmark. Besides stargazing, you can also indulge in hiking, cycling, mountain biking, horse-riding, playing mini-golf and letting off steam in the playground.
Kickcity is a brand-new initiative with one goal... to have fun! With your friends, with colleagues for team building, or for an unforgettable bachelor(ette) party... Kickcity is the place for you!
Be surprised by the latest VR Games and play against or with each other, or even against teams all over the world. Do you prefer the real world? Then you play indoors or outdoors, the choice is yours.
Clay pigeon shooting, ax throwing, bubble foot and even human table football, it's all possible at Kickcity.
Kickcity is new, but the team has years of experience with both indoor and outdoor activities at home and abroad. Let's play the game!
Take a stadium tour through Goalmine or visit a match of KRC Genk.
At a stadium tour you get a look behind the scenes of this new stadium and a guide answers all your questions. You can see the dugouts, the press room, the lounges, the lodges, the visitors' field, the youth grounds and much more! Discover the Luminus Arena soon!
Maastricht: a multifaceted city that has elevated Burgundian life to culture. The many restaurants, cafés and terraces (mostly heated) create a cozy atmosphere. And whether you like shopping or want to enjoy the rich history of the city, welcome to Maastricht. Be sure to skip the old Maas bridge to the cozy Wyck.
Open Air Museum Bokrijk & the Sixties
The Bokrijk Open Air Museum takes you back to the past. For example to the square where the church bells are ringing, the pastor practices his thunder speech, the mushroom patrols and the farmer and peasant woman work on the farm. You are introduced to long-forgotten Flemish crafts. Did you experience the 60's and do you miss them? Or did you miss this period and would you like to experience it? In Bokrijk, 'the Sixties' comes back to life in a brand new museum area!
It is possible to park in the vicinity of the hotel (paid parking).
Parking is available in our private car park for €9 per night/per car. Parking space cannot be reserved.
Europalaan 46, B-3600 Genk
T. +32 (0)89 36 42 44
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