Antwerp. Europe’s second biggest port, and the diamond capital of the world. And with its close proximity to other popular city destinations like Rotterdam or Brussels, Antwerp is an ideal candidate for a quick city break. But it has a lot more to offer than that. Its architectural treasures, amazing (street) art scene, or the famous Antwerp Six, are only some of the many reasons why you might want to stay in this great city for a little longer. So if you’ve made the right decision and want to discover a bit more of Antwerp, here’s a list of our favorite hotels to stay at.
Hotels in Antwerp listed
We’ve put together a list of our favorite hotels in Antwerp, so make sure to check them out if you’re looking for a cozy place to stay.
Address: Leopold de Waelplaats 34, 2000 Antwerp
Located right in front of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, this design hotel features a mixture of vintage and designer furnishing, which makes it into a very relaxing place to stay. This hotel is best known for its fantastic location, and it offers spacious rooms with modern bathrooms and rain showers.
Hotel De Witte Lelie
Address: Keizerstraat 16, 2000 Antwerp
Located right in the city centre, Hotel De Witte Lelie is one of the most luxurious boutique hotels in Antwerp.
Besides its great location – a 5 minute walk from the Grote Markt, this hotel also scores highly on Booking.com for its comfy beds!
De Witte Nijl Bed & Breakfast
Address: Tolstraat 35, 2000 Antwerp
Set in one of Antwerp’s most trendy neighborhoods, this Bed & Breakfast is only a short walk from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts. The fashion district along with the Cathedral of Our Lady and the City Hall, are all within walking distance as well.
De Witte Nijl combines its elegant 19th century building with antique furnishing and African details (hence its dutch name for “The White Nile”) .
Address: Koningin Astridplein 43, 2018 Antwerp
This 4-star hotel is located in the very heart of the city, making it a convenient choice no matter what your interests are. It’s close to numerous tourist attractions, the main shopping streets (“De Meir”), the diamond district, the Antwerp ZOO, as well as Antwerpen-Centraal, the city’s main railway station.
Bonus points: Hotel Indigo has been awarded a Green Key Certificate. This ecolabel is a standard of excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry.
Address: Jules Bordetstraat 5, 2018 Antwerp
The last hotel on our list might as well be the one with the most history behind it!
Consisting of five buildings, this hotel has been converted from an old Augustinian cloister into the beautiful building it is now. Redesigned by Vincent Van Duysen, the former Augustinian convent, which also served as a military hospital in the 1800s and during WW2, is now a modern looking space that managed to maintain the original building’s history and atmosphere. The hotel also has a beautiful walled-in garden where guests can relax and unwind.