Antwerp Cheap Accommodation in City Centre
Antwerp accommodations. The cheapest b&b's or guest houses, hotels, and apartments to rent in central city center of Antwerp Belgium. Cheaper deals, also last minute offers !
Antwerp City Centre or Antwerpen Centrum is located on the right (eastern) bank of the river Scheldt or Schelde. The main historical center of town is the area around the City Hall, Old Market Square and the Cathedral.
Various hotels, b&b's, hostels and apartments can be found in the heart of Old Antwerp nearby the city's most well-known landmarks. Hotels are surrounded by numerous restaurants, shops, cafés and bars. De Meir, Grand Market and Groenplaats Square, are all within walking distance of these accommodations.
City Centre - Centrum Stad Antwerpen
Antwerp city centre is called "Het Stad". The main center of town goes all the way from the main central train station to the "Kaaien" on the banks of the river Scheldt. Many hotels can be found in this area. If you want to stay right on the banks of the Scheldt River, check rates for Hotel Antigone offering bright, simple guest rooms and studios with a great view.
The Old Town historical center of Antwerp can be found around the Grand Market Place and the Cathedral. The Cathedral is one of the most impressive and largest Gothic cathedrals in Northern Europe and houses some of Rubens' most famous paintings. Antwerp historical city center boasts numerous architectural highlights, most of which date from the 16th (the golden era of Antwerp) and the 17th century. The house of painter Peter Paul Rubens, which is now a museum, is situated between the Old Town and the Central Train Station on Wapperplein. Rubens lived in Antwerp in early 17th century.
Main Squares located in Antwerp City Centre
Grand Market or Grote Markt -- this is the historical centre of the city. The square is dominated by the 16th century City Hall and is surrounded by typical medieval guild houses. Standing in the middle of Grand Market is the Brabo Fountain, built in 1887 by the architect Jef Lambaux. Each season the Grand Market is transformed into a christmas market with an ice skating rink. Less than a 1-minute walk from the bustling Grand Place with bars and restaurants, as well as The Cathedral is the 4 star Hotel Rubens-Grote Markt.
Handschoenmarkt -- is connected with the Grand Market and hosts the Cathedral of Our Lady or Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal. It's one of the finest gothic buildings in Europe
Groenplaats or Green Place -- a square near the Cathedral of Antwerp. In the center of the square stands a statue of the painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Groenplaats is surrounded by café terraces, several trees with benches. Located right on the square is the Hilton Antwerp hotel, featuring a tranquil roof terrace with views of the Cathedral of Our Lady.
Koningin Astrid Plein -- square in front of the central train station beside the Zoo. The square is surrounded by many hotels such as very popular Radisson BLU Astrid Hotel.
Wapperplein or Wapper Square -- famous Rubenshuis Museum can be found here. Wapperplein is a side street of the Meir shopping street. A great value accommodation nearby is the Theater Hotel.
Cheap Antwerp hotel and b&b in city or town centre
Hotel Rubens - Grote Markt - ( Hotel located in Antwerp city centre )
In less than a minute walk of the famous big market and it's intense activities, on a quiet spot with completely renovated rooms and Suites, of which some with a private terrace, you will find Hotel...
Miauw Suites - ( Hotel situated in Antwerp downtown city centre )
NEW: Miauw Suites by Analik 3 luxury hotel apartments & bar in Antwerp zuid Bedroom, livingroom, kitchen, bath, TV, & ADSL
Residentie de Strael - ( Downtown City center of Antwerp Hotel )
Ideally located in the heart of Antwerp, the hotel is close to the city's cultural centre, whilst enjoying a tranquil position in a side street within easy walking distance of the main sights.