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Antwerp Backpackers Hostel (abhostel)

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Good location (3 mins from tram stop--both 10 & 24 stop right at Centraal Station), lovely hosts, free breakfast (with eggs!!!! & cookie butter!!!!), happy hour, and an amazing staff. Ended up extending my 4 night stay to 6 nights even though I was done seeing Antwerp in 3 days. If the staff is reading this...HIIII I miss you all...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Wow what a little gem! I stayed at AB for 3 nights and had such a great time. The facilities and common areas are top rate as are the staff. In particular I loved enjoying a nice Belgian beer in the garden during happy hour. Super place to meet other travellers! Great value for money , would highly recommend..... Thanks...

Thank Evan L
Reviewed 19 August 2015

the hostel was very well organized with a common breakfast and a kitchen made available, the showers were hot and bathrooms clean enough. But our room, the No. 3 was in front of the common area where the person spent talking from morning to night, the music on the radio was switched on from 9 am to 8 pm, washing...

Thank Luca P
Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The 10 beds room was large and clean, but honestly you'll probably spend most of your time in the great common room or in the patio. Great facilities, very friendly staff (mostly backpackers that loved the place and stayed for some time) and good atmosphere. What else can you ask from a hostel?

Thank Noamdub
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Lively, quirky hostel with a great atmosphere and very welcoming hosts. The room I was in was spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The facilities are good with a fully equipped kitchen (free herbs & spices, tea & coffee etc...) and the common area is a cosy place, where everyone seems to hang out, chat and play games instead of staying...

Thank Kelly V
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Thank you for a lovely stay at Abhostel! This hostel truly made my stay in Antwerp. The hosts were extremely friendly and helpful and ran an excellent hostel that was well patronised for good reason. The rooms and beds were comfortable and the place- an old converted chocolate factory- was decorated with a retro, alternative flair. Great kitchen, lounge and...

Thank edriver03
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Out of all the hostels I've tried in my life, this is the best for so many reasons. The owners are friendly, they give you a nice greeting full of info you need about your area and the city with a free map. The place is so clean and neat. It has this friendly environment that makes you feel like...

Thank SaraMezher
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This hostel felt more like a home than a hostel. Bridgett and Greg open the converted chocolate factory and invite you in to enjoy your stay . Both were extremely welcoming and friendly and their hostel is amazing . The dorms are cosy and the common areas are perfect to relax in after a day of exploring Antwerp. The showers...

Thank kerry717
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Lovely family-run hostel! One of the sons gave us an introduction to Antwerp and where to go and what to do etc. The hostel is clean and safe, with good wifi that can be reached even on the upper bunk of the dorms on the higher floor. The location is pretty good, within walking distance of the famous Antwerp Central...

Thank jesnovia11
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Spacious, clean and with very good security. Breakfast is more than decent and the beds are comfortable. Also a few good bars close by. Not very close to the centre although this is reflected in the price!

Thank Mark T

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Antwerp Backpacker Hostel, owner operated for backpackers! Abhostel is not right for everyone but may be just right for you! Do not only judge us on our high rating and low prices (everything incl.). If you come to Antwerp for shopping, clubbing and eating out in touristy/photomenu restos, we suggest you to stay in a budget hotel with 24 hour reception in the touristy part. If you come to Antwerp to be welcomed by Antwerp backpackers (between check-in hours), get a free map, tips about our arty party scene, local restos, quirky hostel... Make new friends from all over the world in our fully equipped kitchen, rooftop terrace, Belgian beer from our beer machine, swap a book, watch a movie, play our guitar... Then abhostel is just right for you ! Welcome in our old converted Chocolate Factory, Bridget & Greg check-in between 1pm and 3pm, 6pm and 8pm After check-in, 24 hours code access ! Age restriction : we accept guests under 50 years old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Antwerp Backpackers Hostel (abhostel)

Address: Kattenberg 110, Antwerp 2140, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Antwerp
Price Range: $32 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Rooms on the second floor are quiet”
jamiekao, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the rooms 2 end 3 are the worst, avoid sleeping there”
L5950ENlucap, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The towels are a tad on the small side, if you cannot live with that bring your own. They're free for the smaller rooms, but you need to rent them for €2,- (or buy for €4,-) in the dorm room.”
siebrandb, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The mixed 5 bed dorm is the closest to the common area. It was pretty quiet, but it's potentially the most noisy one if there's something going on in the common area during the night.”
KPAAA, 23 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The 10 person dorm with an ensuite is brand new and comfortable, but the showers are downstairs. The 5 person dorm is cosy and quirky. Both nice and quiet (although the 10 person dorm is next to the terrace which can be a little noisy at night)”
ElysiaS338, 19 Aug 2012 | Read review
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