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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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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
+32 (0)3 500 8950

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

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 236 reviews
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Ghent
4 of 5 stars
Business
20-11-2016
“Fantastic staff, original rooms, very central”

I visited this hotel on a business trip (seminar in town) and enjoyed every aspect. Very friendly welcoming staff. The room is of good size. The bed is of really good quality. I slept fantastic. The bath in the room seems akward at first but fits in the boutique hotel feeling. The room is decorated with an enlarged artwork (I guess Ruebens) from ceiling to wall. The breakfast buffet is very complete. I loved the direct view on the square and the cathedral in the morning. It was a quite period (a real autumnday) but I can imagine the square to be more lively (and loud) during the summer. The only minus was the smell of cigarette in the toilet (that luckily did not spread further in the room). Probably someone on a lower floor smoking. The staff promised to look into it.
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 of 5 stars
Business
09-11-2016
“Located in the city center. ”

Great location and very nice and friendly staff. Beautiful and clean rooms which have interesting design. We spend there only two days but thanks to good location it was easy to reach on foot the Central Station, ZOO, Meir shopping Street and other beautiful pleaces.
Brussels, Belgium
 of 5 stars
Couples
03-11-2016
“Very nice but not for light sleepers”

Trendy atmosphere & decoration. Clean room. Very friendly & helpful staff. Excellent location. Breakfast buffet was simple, yet very complete and tasty: 14,50€ is an honest price. The only negatives were the noisy hallways (and another couple making love ... very thouroughly...) ;-) , probably due to too thin walls. There also was no separate nightlight.
 of 5 stars
Business
22-10-2016
“Nice little boutique hotel and friendly reception!!”

Stayed for four nights and the location of the hotel is perfect and convenient! Day time receptionist is very helpful and friendly! Alot nice restaurant nearby and DeBomma restaurant introduce by the receptionist is the best belgium food i ever had in Belgium The not so perfect part is the room can be abit noisy and small.however this is not a problem to me. Breakfast selection is not much to shout about. Do take note that the bathroom is kind of transparent type with blind, so it might be awkward for some travellers and perfect for couple.
Nottingham, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
Couples
09-09-2016
“Interesting hotel in a great location”

Location is brilliant right by the cathedral and surrounded by great restaurants. The room itself was small (although to be expected for the location/city) but interesting. Open plan bathroom was something different (toilet is in a little room/cupboard with door and there is a blind to cover the shower if you wish), bath was nice and deep. Paintings on the ceiling were beautiful. If arriving outside of the check in times there is a system to get the key and it is easy (lockbox next to lift) and the hotel communicate well. Only disadvantage was the lack of AC as we visited during a heatwave but for the rest of the year this would be no problem at all. Will stay again.

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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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