Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your Waterloo getaway

Come and experience Waterloo and its monuments, festivals and museums. Well known for its coffee shops, bars and local tours, this walkable city won't disappoint. Horta Museum and European Union Parliament Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Waterloo

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Waterloo a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mini-Europe (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Royal Waterloo Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • 7 Fontaines Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Walibi Leisure Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Golf du Chateau de la Bawette (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Royale Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waterloo

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Waterloo is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Genval Lake (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Jean Massart Experimental Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hallerbos (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Sonian Forest (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bois de la Cambre (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Tenbosch Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Waterloo

Fly into Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), the closest airport, located 13.4 mi (21.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Charleroi (CRL-Brussels South Charleroi), which is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Waterloo Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waterloo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 616 holiday lettings around Waterloo. From 509 flats & apartments to 527 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Waterloo?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! There's nothing as exciting as finding a home away from home where the action is at. HomeAway has 107 city centre rental properties available. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has plenty of other options to have a look at, including:

  • 82 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Waterloo?

If you want to see how the locals live, throw open the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort and convenience of an apartment. HomeAway has 611 for you to browse through here. If you get in quickly, you could be spending as little as £15 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 148 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 48 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • House: 42 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.

Can I stay in Waterloo in a large group?

There's nothing quite as exciting as exploring somewhere entirely new with extended family and friends. And the best news is HomeAway has options suitable for big groups. 171 apartment holiday rentals are available. Presently, they're the top choice here for large groups. The rental options that can cater to large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 185 rental properties ideal for that size. Book a night from just £16.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 48 rental accommodation suitable. You can book one for as little as £38 a night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals catering to 8 guests? You'll be glad to learn we have 22 that'll be ideal. You can secure one from just £117 a night.

You and all your buddies will be well catered to when you arrange your Waterloo escape through us!

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