With a fab little bar covered in traditional wooden décor and truly excellent food (thanks to the excellent resident chef), the Hotel Bruxelles is a small but very charming find. You'll soon find out that the owners, Manu and Regis, take lots of pride in their hotel.
The Bruxelles sits right in the centre of the village itself and is just a couple of minutes' walk from the gondola and equipment hire shops. There's an amazing sun terrace which overlooks the slopes to which is perfect for après drinks. This really is a great choice for your holiday.
From the hotel to…
Nearest lift: 200m
Tuition meeting point: 200m (top of lift)
Resort centre: You're in the centre
About the resort
Soldeu is home to one of the best native English speaking ski schools in Europe. They’ll transform nervous beginners into confident skiers and boarders in no time. The speedy and advanced can also choose from a range of classes and clinics, all set in the fantastic, 210km Grandvalira area.
The wonderful range of blues and reds, as well as some world-class black slopes are all expertly maintained and the safe terrain makes this perfect for exploring on your own or with a guide.
Off the mountain, Soldeu is an enchanting village that combines modern development with traditional mountain style, and being quite small, everything is ultra-convenient. The après scene is fun and laid back with a handful of excellent restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine and live music in many of the small and friendly bars each evening.
Area size: 210km
Linked resorts: Pas de la Casa, Grau Roig and Canillo
Resort altitude: 1800m
Skiing altitude: 1710m to 2640m
Number of runs: 128
Range of runs: 11% green, 40% blue, 33% red and 16% black
The Hotel Bruxelles serves an extensive continental breakfast each morning to set you up for the day. In the evening you'll sit down to a three-course waiter-served dinner with a range of international dishes. It's perfect for refuelling after a day carving up the slopes!
The hotel only has 19 rooms so the atmosphere has a real family feel. The rooms are simple, perfectly comfortable and a good size. Mountain view rooms are also available as an upgrade, so be sure to ask.
Official rating: **
International menus in the restaurant
Free ski/board equipment storage next to the gondola station
Departure airports: Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham