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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel has clearly spent a lot of time and effort on the reception area so they can take photos and make it look like a nice hotel. Unfortunately our room was poor. Walls are paper thin, meaning we were woken up through the night and in the morning. The worst bit of the room was the bathroom which was... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in both rooms 9 and 6 for reasons not relevant to the review. Room 6 small and cold Room 9 spacious warm and lovely. Breakfast was a buffet but nice and location really central. No parking but big car park nearby. My advice- be clear you want a large room and then you should be ok.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd really love to find a nice Antwerp hotel at an affordable price, but I'm sorry to say this isn't it. The staff is fine, the central location is ideal, and I think this was trying to be a really hip place when it opened, but it hasn't been maintained well and doesn't live up to its promise. Our "deluxe... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

There's no parking at the hotel but there is nearby and so you need to walk to get there as its in a pedestrian precinct but its cool because you will be in the heart of the beautiful magical city of Antwerp. No problem for us but to reach the first floor you need to negotiate a steep spiral staircase... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was our first visit to a "boutique" hotel and, overall, could be deemed a success. On arrival we received an up-grade although this didn't altogether work to our advantage. We'd exchanged a small room overlooking the courtyard to a slightly larger one with a street view. Seemed an excellent exchange until we realised just what a party town Antwerp... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stayed 2 nights and really enjoyed out stay at Hotel Matelote. The location is excellent, just a 1 minute walk to the main square (Groenplaats?), with a huge amount of bars and restaurants in the area. The staff were excellent; very friendly and offered many details of things to see and do, and places to eat. They even offered... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Antwerp is delightful. And I don't have much to complain about this hotel. It's modern, affordable, convinenient and located in a desirable area. 2 mins to Grote Markt and about 5 to the Scheldt. Easy access from/ to the Central Station. Good bed but pillows need replacing. Large shower area which I really appreciate. The lobby is lovely. Very helpful... More 

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a renovated old house in the old center of Antwerp, near the Cathedral, but far from the central train station. The reception was very polite and helpful and the recommendations were worth trying. The room was spacious and clean. We enjoyed the stay there.

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Yorkshire
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

4 of us stayed here for 2 nights as part of a short cycle tour of Belgium. Our welcome was very friendly and the girl on reception had given us a room upgrade which was nice and unexpected. We were also given a complimentary welcome drink(beer or sparkling wine) This was in fact the only time we received this in... More 

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place, 2 min walk from the historical center and the main square, not far from the river. Only 11 rooms are and each is designed in its own style. Breakfasts are ok, the service is good and the price is fair. Most likely will stay again next year.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the peaceful Haarstraat this unique hotel has the best location in Antwerp only some footsteps away from - the famous Grand Place with its stunning town hall - the Antwerp Cathedral - the River Scheldt, ... Right in the very middle of the heart of downtown Antwerp, home of Fashion, home of Diamonds, home of Culture, Port of Antwerp City by the water A short walk to the Grand Place, the Fashion Museum, the Rubens House, the MAS, ... . Only 500 meters from the Central Station, 6 km from Antwerp Airport Please take into account we have no elevator in this historical building ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Matelote

Address: Haarstraat 11A, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Antwerp
Price Range: £79 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Matelote 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Matelote Hotel Antwerp
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#11 Business Hotel in Antwerp
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“Rooms facing the street are incredibly noisy all night long! Also, there are VERY steep stairs to the upstairs rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Malamys, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 4 overlook the street and get a lot of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 254Lesley, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are steps (no elevator) to reach the rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles itsiliAthens, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“top small room or top floor loft.”
 of 5 bubbles knikitas, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get in early as there are not many rooms. The suite has an amazing view of the Cathedral and Grote Markt”
 of 5 bubbles nathanv2013, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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