We stand by our opinion that Antwerp is the best city in Belgium (and possibly the world) but we admit that we may be a tiny bit biased. As much as we love our beautiful and eclectic city, it is nice to get away every once in a while, and Belgium has some fantastic places to visit. Here are our favourites. Mechelen (30 mins drive) Located between Antwerp and the capital city, Brussels, Mechelen is one of Belgium’s most underrated historic cities. Nicknamed ‘the city of the f...

When people think of visiting Belgium, the capital city is the first place that comes to mind. I would always advise tourists to make the short trip from Brussels to Belgium's second city in search of the real heart of Belgium. Antwerp is a small but vibrant metropolis and a virtual treasure trove of experiences, things to do and fantastic places to see. If you want to explore like a local, here are our top tips; Our Favourites One of our favourite cultural spots isn’t exac...

Pateekesweek Antwerp

In this new blog post we will inspire you with some fun events when coming to Antwerp in the next months. Read further to discover more! Pateekesweek First of all we have the famous ‘Pateekesweek’ in Antwerp from the 2nd of February until the 11th of February. In this delicious week you can discover Antwerp with a ‘Pateekespas’ which costs only €10. In exchange you can visit lots of participating tearooms, coffee houses and bakeries and try their specialties. A great re...

New Deluxe and Executive Rooms at Antwerp City Hotel

In the blog post of October we talked about our Deluxe & Executive Rooms and how we were busy renovating them. Now we are pleased to inform you that these new rooms are ready and bookable on our website! What's new? We renovated the entire room and made them more funky and modern. All new rooms offer an Nespresso machine which is free to use. There is a mini bar in the room. Ideal room type for people with allergie...

New Guestrooms Antwerp City Hotel

We have some exciting news to announce at Antwerp City Hotel! We are currently busy renovating some of our rooms and creating 2 new room types. Starting mid November we will have 8 brand new Deluxe Rooms & 2 spacious Executive Suites in our hotel. What will these new rooms look like? Well, that's an easy question. Simply take a look at the pictures above of our stunning new rooms! We are absolutely in love with the modern design with attention to lots of detail: the ...