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Martin's Patershof

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Karmelietenstraat 4, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is well known even by locals as beautiful! The exterior is a giant, Gothic European church, and inside it is a sleek, modern and elegant hotel. A part of me was secretly hoping I'd be staying in a CHURCH, but I imagine it might not have been as comfortable or clean. If you want a room with some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent Hotel with top Service. The Hotel Location is an old church rebuilt inside in a 4 Star Hotel. Only criticem is that the lightning in my room was to diffuse and the Price for breakfast € 25,-- is a bit to high.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed there only once, for two nights. Was fantastic, the rooms are so beautiful. The former church flair is really great, If I would go there again, I would take my wife and/or my girlfriend with me. It is really nice there.

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Stockholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it's a beautiful hotel and the roof top room with its church window is wonderful. But it's also like a big hotel without personality. At a second view the room is small, no room for two suitcases and the toilet separate without sink. Be where of the cost for breakfast is 20 euro pp and parking 25 euro per... More 

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear JanneJ, Thank you very much for your message through TripAdvisor. If you book you stay through our own website, you can book breakfast cheaper or even book a package including breakfast. We do offer 20 underground parkings at 25 euro per night for our guests. We have to hire these as well, so this is an extra service towards... More 

Stockholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of times, first time in a 'regular' room although it seemed larger than normal with a balcony overlooking the patio. Second time upgraded to a 'Church' room with stained glass windows. Both very nicely decorated and furnished, quality linens, slippers and robes, bathroom with tub. Service 1st class throughout the hotel, staff very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear ZNA, Thank you very much for your message through TripAdvisor and for sharing your good experiences with our future guests! Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay and the fact you stayed already several times with us. As you know, all 79 bedrooms are different, so every stay with us will be a new discovery. Hope to may welcome... More 

Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about the Patershof Hotel. It is beautiful, but not pretentious, off the beaten path but not isolated, friendly but not overbearing. The room was both stylish and historical with original columns and stained glass windows visible. Also the room and bed was comfortable, especially after a long day at a music festival. Due to travel misfortune,... More 

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear MShevlin, Thank you very much for your message through TripAdvisor and your lovely words! More and more people are finding their way to Martin's Patershof during the Werchter Festival or during the Tomorrow Land festival. Our hotel is not far away and can be a good option for people who prefer a good night sleep. Maybe we can welcome... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mechelene is a lovely Historical City to visit not usually on the British tourist map, recommended to us by our Dutch friends. Martin's Patershof was a church and has very tastefully been turned into a four star Hotel. Our room was a standard but really lovely ,complete with a beautiful stained glass window. We had a bath with shower and... More 

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear Albertmargaret53, Thank you very much for sharing your good experiences about our hotel and the city of Mechelen with our future guests. Mechelen is a hidden gem between Brussels and Antwerp and has even more Unesco heritage than Ghent or Bruges. You know that all our beds are coming from a local factory called Salus? The quality of the... More 

Wellington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 12 nights (April 15) with my son at the hotel and every one was a great experience. The rooms in the church provide all the atmosphere you need to make this a comfortable away from home experience. The rooms are not large but big enough to spread out a little bit. The bathroom is small but functional with... More 

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear FlyingK1w1, Thank you very much for your lovely words through TripAdvisor! We know the building is special, but I love to receive positive feed back about my team and the services they give to our guests. I will sent your review to them. It will certainly motivate them to continue in this way. If you are in Belgium again,... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever dreamt about sleeping in a church. This is your chance at Martin's Patershof. Each room has its share of stained-glass window and gothic pillar. What about a breakfast next to the altar? Amazing place in a charming town

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Stijn B, General Manager at Martin's Patershof, responded to this review

Dear Ferranpa, Thank you very much for sharing your good experiences with our future guests! Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay. I hope we may welcome you again in Belgium for another trip. You can discover the other Martin's Hotels on our own corporate website. There are hotels in different cities! Be welcome! Stijn Beschuyt General Manager Martin's Patershof... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights at Martin's Patershof as a VIP package for a local music festival. Everything was almost perfect, with luxuriously decorated rooms fitted with coffee machines. The beds had huge headboards, and it overlooks glass stained windows out of this old church building. Absolutely stunning. The bathrooms are clean and spacious, but again no hair conditioners (one of... More 

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