Cheap hotels in Minnewater & Astrid Park, Bruges
Situated southeast of Markt and Burg, this large residential area is an easy distance from the city center. Both Minnewater and Astrid parks provide space for recreation and relaxation, while Minnewater Park boasts canal-side views replete with swans. Just south of Astrid park is the "Picnic Triangle," with plenty of bakeries and vegetable markets where you can stock up on daily provisions.
The nearby Begijnhof, a serene grouping of tiny residences centered around a church and field of flowers, was founded in 1245 and is today home to the Sisters of the St Benedict Order. The Begijnhof's laid-back atmosphere is perfect for relaxing after a day scouting the city's museums and churches. Bruges’ train station is located at “Stationsplein,” at the south-western tip of the city’s ring.