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Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral Antwerp ★★★

Handschoenmarkt 3 - 2000 - Antwerpen, België | | +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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Square room Queensize bed | 22 Sqm | Bath and shower | Flatscreen TV | Little desk | 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
+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:

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.

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.

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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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Enjoy drinks

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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50% of the travellers recommend this hotel. Based on 244 reviews
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4 of 5 stars
Friends getaway
“Great Location”

Great location Hotel is in the center of Antwerp. Surrounded by cafes and restaurants. The design is modern. Room is an average size. My room was on the last floor (5th), had a skylight window with a beautiful view of the cathedral. Clean room and comfortable bed. Bathroom is also nicely designed separated from the room by a glass wall. I stayed one night during the weekend and it was a bit noisy at night. But all in all it was a nice stay and I would definitely stay there again.
Owner Response of Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral Antwerp
Dear Randa Z, Thank you your feedback and we are happy to read Hotel O Kathedral has met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again in Hotel O Kathedral during your next trip to Antwerp. With kind regards, The Hotel O Kathedral team!
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Ashford, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
“Great for Christmas Markets”

Great Hotel very friendly staff. Clean rooms, though WC room is small but functional. Good breakfast sets you up for the day. A little street night revelers noise but that's the price you pay for a lively central location.Ear plugs are provided. Modern rooms, Bar limited choice but plenty outside. Overall will go there again.
Owner Response of Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral Antwerp
Dear Keith, Thank you your feedback and we are happy to read Hotel O Kathedral and the city of Antwerp has met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again in Hotel O Kathedral during your next trip to Antwerp. With kind regards
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Friends getaway
“Nice hotel in a good central location ”

The hotel is situated in the shadow of the imposing cathedral in the old town. It is a really good base for a visit to Antwerp and you can find a good selection of bars and restaurants on your doorstep. The hotel is clean and modern and we had a 5th floor room with a view through the skylight of the cathedral. Would recommend this hotel to anyone thinking of visiting Antwerp.
Owner Response of Hampshire Hotel O - Kathedral Antwerp
Dear John, We are so happy with your feedback. We are glad you liked your tower room with an unique view of the cathedral of our lady. We hope to accommodate you on your next trip to Antwerp! Kind regards
 of 5 stars
“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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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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