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Hotel Matelote

3.0 of 5 Haarstraat 11A, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location couldn't be better, rooms well appointed and exremely quiet , staff more than helpful. The stairs are certainly not an issue as our bags were taken to, and collected from our rooms. Thoroughly recommended for a short stay in the old part of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a Belgian friend who chose the hotel for the location. His favorite beer bar was around the corner! Room was small so don't bring large luggage and most rooms are not on the ground floor. Breakfast was not included in the price. Expensive but you pay for a great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great location, but in a very quiet pedestrianised street. This small boutique hotel mingles the ancient with the modern. We had room 9 up a spiral staircase, ample sized, particularly the bathroom, which had a dual shower enclosure which was a first for us! Staff very helpful with restaurant advise and confirming flights. We skipped the 12 euro breakfast in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This small hotel is ideally situated in the city. In the ancient part of Anvers and 5 min walk to the cathedral you will find all necessary shop and restaurant by walk. Matelote Hotel took place in an ancient medieval building, the lobby is height and very modern. Warm welcome in English by employee (pretty rare in that city). No... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed at this small, yet charming boutique hotel in Antwerp. the location is totally fantastic. it is located at Groenplaats, literally only few hundred meters from the Market Square, and the cathedral. my first impression of this hotel was very positive. our room could only be reached by small spiral stairs, but it didn't bother us too much as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The hotel has an excellent location, nice lobby and the rooms are modern and clean, however, we had to sleep with the windows open due to there being no air conditioning so we woke up very early from outside noise. The hotel concierge was very nice but wasn't able to answer our questions about taxi rates, popular bars/restaurant, etc, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Small and stylish, with contained outside courtyard within. Literally a couple of minutes walk from the main square in pedestrian area, so you may need to haul bags several hundred yards. Very positive first impression. Some first floor rooms reached by narrow spiral staircase, not good for folk with mobility problems or large bags. Excellent and charming service with welcome... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had one night in Antwerp, but I would actually love to go back and spend more time. The Hotel Matelote is a short ride from Antwerpen Centraal station, and only a couple blocks from the Grote Markt, so the location is the best feature of this hotel. The staff was friendly when we checked in, and let us store... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I stayed at the Matelote for one night while travelling through the Benelux. I had a small room on the third floor - number 9, I want to say. I find the hotel to be charming. Yes the rooms are bit small, but you can tell they have tried hard to update them. To be clear - this is not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a nice and well decorated small hotel located in the historical center but it has some drawbacks. It's in a pedestrian street so be ready to carry your luggage around 200-300m. There's a public parking nearby It doesn't have lifts, so you will need to take your luggage through 1 or 2 floors of spiral stairs The standard... More 

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Michaëlle E, Manager at Hotel Matelote, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We are very sorry to read that although you found our hotel nice and well decorated and our staff nice and helpful, you were not completely happy about your room in our hotel because of its small size. Our hotel is, as you have seen, situated in the old historical part of Antwerp in a 16th... More 

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Address: Haarstraat 11A, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Antwerp
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Matelote 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Matelote Hotel Antwerp
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Antwerp

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