Located in northern Belgium, Antwerp is the second largest city of Belgium. The port of Antwerp is not only the largest port in the country but the second largest in Europe and the seventh largest in the world. The city is home to Rubenshuis, the home of painter Peter Paul Rubens which was later converted into a museum. You can visit the Plantin Moretus Museum, which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Antwerp Zoo, a 19th century design that houses over 4000 animals and Saint Paul's Church, a gothic styled cathedral among many more beautiful medieval styled structures and cozy cafe's with great food.
Best Areas to Book a hotel in Antwerp
We understand the importance of finding the perfect Antwerp hotel that meets your need, style and budget, so we have listed some of the best neighborhoods to stay in Antwerp, based on the area proximity to top attractions and the selection of hotels for different budget.
Find budget hotels near the city center, to save more on your stay and get most out of what the city has to offer. Theaterplein square, with a market and several cafes, offers a lot of ways to spend time while you are here.
If you can make the splurge on your Antwerp holiday, Koningin Astridplein provides a few good options. You can visit the city's iconic Diamond District and central station.
Stay in south Antwerp if you wish to experience the vibrant night life of Antwerp. Go dancing or catch a likely conert at clubs like Petrol, Café d'Anvers and Noxx.
Tips to Save on Antwerp Hotel Deals
Antwerp experiences a steady maritime weather throughout the year. Summer attracts the highest tourist traffic, leaving the winter months of November to February (average temperature 40 degrees) quieter and less expensive. Visit during this time to save on your stay.
Advance booking is one tip, you can always rely on when you want to save on your stay.
Opt for package deals (flights+hotels) and you may find yourself some great discounts. Some deals even include sightseeing, to make your trip more worthwhile.