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Guido Gezellelaan 49, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Hotel Carolus
Ranked #6 of 12 hotels in Mechelen
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kitchener, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was our first stop on our recent European vacation. Having flown from Canada for many hours, we were pretty tired when we arrived at the hotel. The lovely check in lady and cleaning staff moved things around so that we could get into our room early. We were very grateful. Given that this is an old hotel, the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We spent one night at the hotel, which is situated next door to the brewery – the brewery which makes some of the best beers in the world. We took the opportunity to visit Mechelen and took the recommended beer walk. Mechelen is by the way a beautiful town. The rooms are pretty standard.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Sat by the bar, did not stay in the hotel. They make some excellent beers and I believe they are made right there, on site. All their different styles were very good. Food looked good there, too. They also have a small store where you can buy their beers and some other related stuff. Very cool space inside, nice and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Most men's idea of heaven, and the beer is one of Belgian's best (Golden Carolus). Our room was clean and spacious with a fine view of stacked beer canisters and mysterious old brewing machines from the outside passage way. We paid a bit extra for overnight parking in the brewery car park. Breakfast is in the restaurant, where we also... More

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

This hotel is a one off set in the heart of the only working brewery in town. You have to pass the barrels from reception to the rooms. I thought it gave it real atmosphere. The room was spacious and modern, not all that well sound proved from those above but clean and comfortable. The reception area is in the... More

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West Linton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The Hotel is part of a brewery and has an excellent gift shop and if you're a beer fan you will love it. The hotel rooms however are basic and in urgent need of modernisation as does the bathroom with the shower being a simple affair with an antiquated shower curtain over base arrangement. An awkward nights sleep in a... More

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This was our second stay here and it was more enjoyable than the first time. This time we had a lovely meal in the restaurant. The meals are very individual, well presented and good value for money. The beer on draught comes directly from the brewery on site. You can also do brewery tours there with a taste of 2... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This hotel is also a working brewery, so my husband (who loves Belgian beer was really jealous as he was not with me). I stayed here before while on business, so was quite happy to stay here again. The reception was friendly and efficient, and the check in smooth and very easy The rooms are large and comfortable, although there... More

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202 reviews 202 reviews
60 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This is a brewery hotel. The rooms are big and comfortable and there are tea/coffee making facilities,a big plus. We ate here in the evening which was robust cooking . The beers are superb and we bought some from the brewery shop next morning to bring home. This would be a great weekend destination! Mechelen is a lovely town.

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24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The room we stayed in was a good size but a bit dark and dreary and could do with a refurbish as well as the bathroom. Bed very comfortable. Had a good nights sleep. Breakfast was served in the Bar/ restaurant seperate from the hotel and was a typical help yourself continental breakfast. Did not think it was good value... More

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Address: Guido Gezellelaan 49, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Mechelen
Also Known As:
Carolus Hotel Mechelen

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