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Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral Antwerp ★★★

Handschoenmarkt 3 - 2000 - Antwerpen, België | kathedral@hotelhotelo.com | +32 (0)3 500 8950
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Cathedral Room Queensize bed | 22 Sqm | Bath and shower | Flatscreen TV | Little desk | View at the cathedral | Free WiFi Check availability

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Comfort Room Queen bed | 16 sqm | Big shower | Flatscreen TV | Telephone | Free WiFi Check availability

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Family room 2 adjoining rooms | Queensize bed | 38 sqm | Bath and shower | Flatscreen TV | Free WiFi Check availability

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Tower room Queen bed | 18 sqm | Bath and shower | Little desk | Flatscreen TV | Top floor | Free WiFi Check availability

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Hotel in the historic heart of Antwerp

All 37 rooms at Hotel O – Kathedral have been designed by one of the best-known architects in Antwerp: Jo Peeters. The result is a unique, contemporary look with special colours and details. The hotel is in an ideal location for a weekend in Antwerp: on Handschoenmarkt in the heart of the historic centre. It is also directly opposite the majestic Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, where old art treasures can be seen.

There are various places of interest, great shopping streets, cosy cafés and hip restaurants all within walking distance of Hampshire Hotel O – Kathedral. The well-known Grote Markt is practically around the corner. After a day of walking, shopping and visiting museums, it’s great to come home to your modern hotel room, provided as standard with free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV and a queen-sized bed with down duvets and luxurious bedding. And then there’s the trendy BAR O, where you can enjoy drinks at the end of the day.

Handschoenmarkt 3 - 2000 - Antwerpen, België | Show on map kathedral@hotelhotelo.com
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Discover the history of Antwerp

Many interesting places of interest and bustling areas in the historic city centre of Antwerp, are around the corner or opposite Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral. These include Grote Markt, the 16th Century Antwerp town hall and Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal. And there are also many beautiful museums, and great things to do with the children. A few tips:

Museums
ModeMuseum, or MoMu, is located (how fitting) in the heart of Antwerp’s shopping district. This dynamic museum has a collection of more than 25,000 items of clothing, shoes and accessories. Changing and themed exhibitions are composed here regularly. What story does a photograph tell with its images? You’ll learn about this in FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen, or FoMu. MAS | Museum aan de Stroom is located in an impressive building in the old port of Antwerp. With permanent and changing exhibitions, this museum tells the story of the city, the river, the port and the world. Famous baroque painter Rubens purchased a building in 1610 which he converted entirely into a home. This building is now a museum, Rubenshuis, that tells the story of his life and work.

Children
One of Europe’s oldest zoos is located in the heart of the city: Antwerpen Zoo. A beautiful, historic place where around five thousand animals live and where there’s lots to see and experience. If the weather turns, you can let the children blow off steam in the indoor playground Pirateneiland. This indoor playground has a pirate ship, climbing and clambering places, slides and games. Aquatopia is also indoors, and is a top attraction with seven wonder water worlds: rain forest, swamp, mangrove, coral reefs, ocean, lab and diving boat. Ecohuis is to the east of Antwerp. In this interactive house you can learn with the whole family how to live in the most environmentally-friendly way possible. You can really take advantage of this.

Special places
Het Steen is a beautiful castle built around 1200. The monument is on the Schelde and is the oldest building in Antwerp. Begijnhof is certainly worth a visit, an oasis of peace in the city with historic small houses, the Sint-Catharinakerkje and a beautiful enclosed garden. The streets around Antwerp central station together form the diamond district, the heart of Antwerp’s diamond industry. You can find precious stones, gold and silver here.

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Facilities

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Lift
  • Family Room
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room safe
  • Room service breakfast
  • Non smoking hotel
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Heating

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Enjoy drinks

BAR O
The perfect hotspot to enjoy delicious drinks after a long day’s walk in the city. Or to mark the start of an evening out. Just like the rest of the hotel, BAR O has a modern, contemporary look with unique details. This is also the place where you can enjoy an extensive breakfast in the morning including croissants, fresh fruit juices, coffee and tea. For a delicious lunch or romantic dinner there are countless possibilities in the immediate vicinity. Hampshire Hotel O – Kathedral doesn’t have its own restaurant.

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Reviews

Reviews

50% of the travellers recommend this hotel. Based on 213 reviews
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4 of 5 stars
Couples
17-07-2016
“Perfect hotel for travels that want to be in the midle of the city center!”

As we were staying for one night only in Antwerp, we wanted to be in the midle of everything. Hotel O offers just that; great location (close to sights, restaurants and good shopping) at an afforable price. Still small, with its unique personality. Not too homogenous. We chose the standard room - and that is what it was. Two small rooms - the open bathroom and then a small bedroom. Quiet as it was not weekend (no parties), and our windows were towards a backyard shaft. Clean and safe. The hotel offers a simple, yet good and affordable breakfast (14€). And parking is available close by (public parking house/ garage). Standard room = no view. Upgrade to get view of the square. But "be aware" that if you get a room towards the square it might be a bit noisy (hotel offers free earplugs :) ).
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
Couples
16-07-2016
“Fantastic location, lovely people”

The room was very basic, as expected, however the location was fantastic. No coffee or tea making facilities which was disappointing. The staff all friendly and welcoming Beautiful city, lots of restaurants and eateries just on your doorstep. We used the hop on hop off tour service, but stayed on due to poor weather. The castle was very small but worth spending the 15 mins it takes to explore. The cathedral was stunning as well as St Pauls. Beautiful architecture.
 of 5 stars
Couples
28-06-2016
“Romantic weekend ”

Lovely and friendly staff and a rather small but nicely decorated room overlooking the square. Having the bath in the middle of the room was a lot of fun, and great views out of the window. It can get a bit noisy though at night or early in the morning but that's the only down point
Le Tholonet, France
 of 5 stars
Couples
21-06-2016
“Nice but really tiny rooms!!!”

Very friendly team, great location but our room #54 really tiny for 2 people and shows signs of old deco in black to hide many little defects! It is comfort to its minimum... But the location makes it very attractive as you are on the Cathedral's square!
The Hague, The Netherlands
 of 5 stars
Business
22-05-2016
“For those who like to stay in the centre of the entertainment area”

Small from the outside but the staff were very polite and helpful. My room was well equipped clean and tidy. Very dark room and you need to like the idea of having a bath tube almost in the middle of your room. And yes, you have the cathedral view, but that's it. It's in the middle of the entertainment area and hence lots of noise until early hours. For me not a problem, but if you sleep light you could have a problem. There must be a reason the hotel provides ear plugs. Great position for all the amenities in the centre of Antwerp. Close to the metro (4 stops away from Central Station)

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Peaceful location for your business visit to Antwerp

Peaceful location for your business visit to Antwerp

Hampshire Hotel O – Kathedral is in a car-free part of the historic centre, which makes it an truly tranquil place to stay. And yet the hotel is easy to reach by car. There are two large multi-storey car parks just 100 metres from the hotel: Groenplaats and Grote Markt. The hotel is also well-served by public transport. Tram lines 2, 3, 5 and 15 stop just in front of the door. The hotel also has a number of extra services for business guests, such as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, express check-in and check-out and the possibility to print documents. For special questions and requests please contact the concierge desk.

Peaceful location for your business visit to Antwerp

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