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Hotels / Antwerp
Located in Flanders, Antwerp
is a historically and culturally important city in Belgium. It's Belgium's
second largest city and Antwerp's port is the country's chief commercial
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a place where you can just sit and wonder at the many architectural marvels
that surround you, ranging from those designed and built in the sixteenth
and seventeenth century to the modern day buildings. Some of the important
places to visit in Antwerp are "The Town Square", "The Town Hall", "The
Steen", "The Meat Hall", "Groenplaats", "Meir", "The House of Rubens" and
the "Central Station".
Antwerp is also world famous
for its diamonds and it is also known as the diamond centre of the world.
Diamonds being a girl's best friend, tourists often seen to visit the diamond
district around the Railway Station. This area is in the Jewish part of
the city and it's place with it's Jewish inhabitants, give the city a unique
flair not to be found in other cities of Belgium. Important streets where
the Jewish 'Hassidic' community is settled are Pelikaanstraat (Diamond
District), the City Park, Belgiëlei and Charlottelei.
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|Antwerp owes its popularity
to the existence of the Scheldt river, which enabled Antwerp to become
the second-largest harbor in Europe (after Rotterdam), and the fourth largest
harbor in the world. Antwerp port was enlarged in the 19th century with
an artificial dock, the so-called Napoleon Dock and it is now the eight
largest container port in the world.
A favorite spot for tourist
in Antwerp is the "Antwerp Zoo". It's is one of the oldest and, most famous
zoos in the world and houses more than 4,000 animals. The Royal Society
for Zoology has helped to ensure that numerous animals in the zoo are well
taken care of and has been actively involved in protecting threatened species
for more than 100 years.
Antwerp is also a place for
fashion. It's been in the spotlight of international fashion because of
the glamorous works done by Flemish fashion designers like Walter Van Beirendonck,
Nadine Wynants, Ann De Meulemeester, Dirk Bikkembergs, Kaat Tilley and
others. A visit to the Meir shopping street is a must for fashion lovers
at Antwerp, Belgium
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HOTELS IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM
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new built Agora Hotel is located on the K.Astridplein in the centre of
Antwerp. This square across the Central Station is, after seven years of
intense renovation, about to become the most beautiful square of Antwerp.
Parking is available in the proximity of the hotel. From our hotel, you
can discover all the fascinating aspects of Antwerp on foot or by means
of public transport. There has been an Agora hotel for several decades
on the K. Astridplein. But along with the new square the old hotel has
been completely demolished and a brand new hotel with 79 trendy rooms has
Western Hotel Docklands Antwerp
This Antwerp hotel is close
to University of Antwerp and AMVC. Also nearby are Vleeshuis and Antwerp
Market Square. Best Western Hotel Docklands has a bar/lounge. Business
amenities at this 3.0-star property include a business center and wireless
Internet access (surcharge). The staff can arrange dry cleaning/laundry
services. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, air conditioning
in public areas, and an elevator (lift). Televisions are equipped with
cable television channels.
This city-center hotel is
located in Antwerp, close to Antwerp Zoo, Diamond District, and Diamond
Museum Province of Antwerp. Also nearby are Antwerp Market Square and Plantin
Moretus Museum. Century Hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Business
amenities at this 3.0-star property consist of conference rooms and banquet
facilities. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. A total renovation of
this property was completed in 2009. Guestrooms have flat-panel televisions
with cable/satellite television channels . Guestrooms provide wireless
Internet access (surcharge).
in Antwerp, this boutique hotel is conveniently close to the airport, near
Diamond Museum Province of Antwerp, City Park, and Diamond District. Also
nearby are Plantin Moretus Museum and Antwerp Market Square. Leopold Hotel
Antwerp has a bar/lounge. Business amenities at this 4.0-star property
include a business center, complimentary wireless Internet access, and
meeting rooms for small groups. This property provides an airport shuttle
(surcharge). The staff can arrange dry cleaning/laundry services and currency
exchange. Additional amenities include laundry facilities, complimentary
newspapers in the lobby, and air conditioning in public areas.
Hotel Florida, the most
centrally located hotel of Antwerp (opposite central station and zoo) offers
you a comfortable and pleasant stay. There are 105 attractive rooms with
bath/shower, toilet, cable television, telephone, fridge and airconditioning.
A buffet breakfast awaits you every morning in the restaurant or on the
terrace. Whether you stay a day, a week, a month or a year... we will surround
you with the same care.
Blu Astrid Hotel, Antwerp Antwerp
4-star contemporary hotel is centrally located in the heart of the world
famous diamond area, opposite the monumental Antwerp Central train station
and zoo. The hotel is completely designed and decorated by the renowned,
US born architect Michael Graves, and this 4-star modern property offers
228 fully air-conditioned contemporary guestrooms, including executive
rooms and suites. The hotel has 2 restaurants, a brasserie with terrace,
a bar & lounge and the Diamond Club. The hotel provides excellent
meeting facilities such as the Scala ballroom for parties up to 600 delegates,
eighteen flexible conference rooms with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment
and a business centre.
Blu Park Lane Antwerp
The Radisson Blu Park Lane,
Antwerp is a modern, glass- fronted hotel set opposite City Park, one kilometer
from central station, the city centre and Antwerp's shopping district.
The hotel's 174 guestrooms are color co- coordinated and feature plush
fabrics and cherry wood furniture. Modern amenities include wireless Internet
connections, satellite and interactive television, direct-dial phones with
voicemail, air conditioning, safes, clock radios, trouser presses, and
minibars. The hotel has a leisure club where guests can enjoy amenities
such as an indoor swimming pool, jetted tub, fitness equipment, Turkish
bath, sauna, solarium and health bar.
Reside in spacious, luxurious
and unpredictably complete rooms - even your car is lodged in style.
The guests of the Residence Hotel are mainly people who appreciate truly
high-quality service. That quiet extra step which we gladly take and which
makes the Residence Hotel a household word in Antwerp. Our guests
can also count on the "additional attention" during breakfast in the stylish
"La Taverna" and during a busy meeting in the seminar room. Their morning
meal is prepared à la carte and it is served at the table, of course.