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Banks Hotel

Steenhouwersvest 55, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Ranked #39 of 77 hotels in Antwerp
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Banks hotel to kick off a two-week jaunt around Western Europe and were very happy with this as our start. While difficult to find when driving (perhaps a larger sign would be helpful) the location is excellent, and within walking distance to many points of interest. There is a parking garage and bike rental up the street... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are very small, and have poor basic finishing. concrete floor and concrete ceiling ! Balcony announced but you get 20cm of balcony. Wrong creation of expectations. Down lights under the bed, making every hear and dust immediately visible, so dirty look. Location: near city centrum. So ideal if you wanna be there, else not. Tram station however you need... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Location: Perfect. Located between the North and South part of Antwerp, next to the restaurants, the main street, the malls and shops, to the pier, and to the Centrum. Rooms: tiny and basic. And with some nice design touches. For me space is not a big deal, I spend most of the day at the office or the shops, room... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I don't recommend this place for this price, even though the location is great and the basic service is okay. It's the gap between expectation and experience. This is by far not a design hotel apart from the nicely furnished lobby. Pretentious place in many ways: rooms are dark, too small, cheaply furnished with way too soft beds and curtains... More

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Cirencester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed at the hotel on business, the staff were attentive and professional, the room was good, although it was a suite, but above all the location is excellent, I was driving and it is also quite easy to find.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We headed to Antwerp for a shopping&culture weekend and found Hotel Banks a nice place to stay. For business or special occasions you go elsewhere, Banks is for leisure. It’s located very centrally so that we could reach the shopping heaven walking and then bring bags back to our room and go out hunting again. At Banks they understand very... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

First of all, just to be clear, we experienced Banks as a vey nice hotel. But this was mainly due to the ideal location. The rooms are very basic and small. When you are on a city trip you will probably spend most of the time in town, however, we do think it is nice to retreat after a long... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed in one of the Suites and were rahter disapointed with the experience. The hotel itself is set in an amazing location. However, the cleaning of the rooms was not adequate. We had to ask for shower gel on four occassions with a two night stay before our request was granted. The fire in our room did not work.... More

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

very good experience !! rooms are small but well designed so you don t feel it that much, service is really nice and friendly, free drinks + tapas every evening in a very cosy loby ! all for 120€ !! in the best location for anvers !! perfect for young couple wanting to enjoy the city, with a trendy twist... More

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Miami, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I gave the Banks a second chance and was not disappointed. The key is to request an executive room. It is definitely worth the extra 20 euros a night. The hotel is centrally located. Service is OK, though the one person taking care of everything seems a little overwhelmed at times. The executive room was spacious (by Antwerp standards), modern,... More

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Address: Steenhouwersvest 55, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Antwerp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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