Come to absorb history and authenticity and hold your event in this beautifully restored Bruges mansion. Enter >
Connecting all salons, the grand main hall, with its marble floor and cascading light, proclaims the space and splendour of the building. There is approximately 550m² of floor area to do with as you wish. Walk on >
The salons have been restored with an authentic colour palette to recreate their original ambience. Fine 19th century paintings add to the overall impression.
Within this fine location, there is wireless internet access and perfect mobile reception.
The joy of an elegant, 19th century interior includes sensitively chosen period furniture. Catering and all other facilities can be provided either by you or by your host, as you wish. Continue >
Have a seminar break, a reception, or simply a walk at dinnertime, in the picturesque historic centre of Bruges. Some suggestions >
Huis Empire was built between 1822 and 1826 to the commission of Joseph and Jeanne van Zuylen Nyevelt Arents de Beertegem.
Many prominent families have lived in the house since that time, among them those of De Man, Gilliods, Macquart de Terline, Van Damme and Vander haert.
Huis Empire and its boxwood garden were restored to their original magnificence. The current owner gave up his legal practice to run the house, and is now available to facilitate any kind of event.
The mansion is frequently used for both still photography and film-making. It attracts a connoisseur audience during busy Heritage Days, and the exquisite pavilion is also famous as the setting for the Canal Festival (Reiefeesten).
Why not add your event to the roll-call of successful events and celebrations at Huis Empire?
English spoken - also French and Dutch
Catering and Logistics – supplied by client or host, as preferred
Electronics – Free wireless internet access. Perfect mobile reception. International plug converters.
Wheelchair access – Terrace, garden and tea pavilion fully accessible; indoor ground level accessible with some assistance.
Parking and public transport – No parking on the premises, nearest public parking 150 yards. Bus station 50 yards. Bruges central station less than two miles.
Short distance to the coast (16 miles), Ypres and Ghent (20 miles), Brussels (60 miles)
3 spacious salons (36+48+52 m2)
Central hall with staircase (40 m2)
3 separate lavatories
Archway and large terrace with adjacent boxwood garden (250 m2)
Tea pavillion (9 m2)
Capacity: 20 - 100 guests, depending on the nature of your event
Bookings from half a day to +1 days. Recurring bookings possible. Rarely closed.
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