It is recommended to all candidates and visitors to remain at HOTEL STAYEN  which is a partner of the Universal Marimba Competition. The hotel is located nearby the Competition hall in the city Sint-Truiden. For the candidates and visitors, Hotel Stayen offers special reduced prices for single and double rooms inclusive great breakfast buffet, swimming pool, restaurant, Spa & Fitness, etc. For those wishing to remain more luxury, we can recommend the second Hotel Hof van Stayen. Please notice, there are only a few hotels available in city Sint-Truiden and due to the touristic high season and highly demand of hotel rooms, we recommend to book your accommodation early in advance

All candidates, relatives, friends and visitors can make a reservation at Hotel Stayen (
Please inform to the hotel that you are a candidate of the Marimba Competition. It is required to inform the Competition your hotel reservation, in order to be reached, if needed, during the Competition.  

Hotel Stayen
Hotel Stayen is located at 20’ walk from the competition hall and 5’ walk from the train station. This beautiful hotel offers standard- and comfort rooms with or without breakfast. Rental bikes are available at the hotel. 

Location: centrally located
Address: Tiensesteenweg 168, BE 3800 Sint-Truiden
Tel +32-(0)11-681234

Opened in 2009, the Hotel Stayen Sint-Truiden is located nearby the city center at 20' walking distance from the competition hall and 5 minutes from the Railway Station. The modern hotel offers 77 guest rooms equipped with high-speed, wireless Internet access and flat-screen televisions. The hotel has an in-house restaurant and bar that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the fields of a local football club. In addition, the Hotel Hof Van Stayen opened from 2019 and is located across Hotel Stayen, surrounded by fruit fields. From April to October, It is recommended to rent bicycles for 10 Euro/ a day at the hotel or in the center, and follow the "blooming route" to experience all the colors and scents of the locally grown fruit fields. You will also reach in 5' the Competition Academic Hall! 

Comfort, standard, skybox, and family rooms a night / inc. breakfast buffet. 
Rooms are spacious, beautiful and very well cared for.

We also advise to book your hotel through this website offering the cheapest booking-rates.
In and around the city are extra located hotels. You will find extra information on
The city Hasselt, located at 20 km distance from city Cint-Truiden, also offers a varied list of hotels. 

Hotel Belrom 
Just 1.5 km from Sint-Truiden center surrounded by rural area,
Belrom offers a design hotel with free Wi-Fi. 
Location; centrally located 
Address: Luikersteenweg 232, BE-3800 Sint-Truiden

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