After 30 years as a music journalist, Bart Steenhaut set up a relaxed B&B in a grand town house in Antwerp’s Zurenborg district.
The five spacious guest rooms are decorated with vintage furniture, books and fresh flowers. Each room is dedicated to a different music genre, from Glam Rock to Icelandic.
You can admire the music memorabilia Bart has gathered over the years and browse through a stack of his favourite vinyl records.
Bart occasionally organises intimate concerts for about 40 guests packed into his living room. His concerts, the Rock Lobster Sessions, get you up close to some of Bart’s favourite musicians. And he is still writing about music in the Flemish press.
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