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BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker

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Langenselbold, Hessen, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are OK, location is good at the entrance to the old town, free parking nearby. Breakfast does not meet the standards of a 4-star-hotel: Small selection of bread cover, everything short, no refill of food (e.g. no rolls, no orange juice, and so on). Ordered fright eggs but scrampeld eggs were served, and son ....

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Kansas
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stayed here two nights on a business trip. I would be happy to stay here again if I return to Mechelen. There's nothing spectacular at all about this hotel, but it's quiet, clean and reasonably-priced. The breakfast buffet is very good. Located a mile or so from the train station, so it's a bit of a hike, but there is...

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UK
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Comfortable bed and very friendly staff are the upside. Downside is the lack of parking (its quite hard to find somewhere nearby to park even out of the busy season), little bit dated ... the bedroom was ok but the bathroom very tiny and shower not very good. Public areas downstairs fine but corridors and stairwells very in need of...

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1Thank hsmel
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Have 3 rooms for smokers end they give me one of those rooms... and I never smoke. They do not care, they do not ask. The room smells horible. Bad room, bad management. I can't give 0 rating so I rated 1.

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Skive, Denmark
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice small hotel ideally located between Antwerpen and Brussels, and close to Tomorrowland in Boom. 24 hour service and very friendly and helpful reception. Nice breakfast. Located right next to the canal.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here two nights. The main room and bathroom were very spacious. Unfortunately, the beds were not very comfortable for either of us. The air conditioning was difficult to control and the room was either too hot or too cold. The breakfast was a bit disappointing and no baguette bread was available. Parking is a problem...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 June 2016

눉When you receive your confirmation you will get a different adress then the one you have to put in the GPS. The correct adress can be found on the site of the hotel. The hotel is surely a bit dated for its 4 stars, the room is small and so is the bathroom, the bed is very soft and the...

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1Thank elisabeth_georgiadis
Neerpelt, Belgium
Reviewed 25 December 2015

After a Christmas evening with our children, we slept in the Gulden Anker last night. We know the place and the quality of service remains at a high level. The room is not specially luxurious but perfectly clean and the beds are very long and comfortable. The temperature in the bathroom was perfect. Buffet breakfast is perfect with much choice....

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1Thank Christian L
York, UK
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We stayed here for one night - a Friday. Arrival into Mechelen was by train and it took us about 20'minutes to walk to the Gulden Anker. Our room was on the ground floor - near to reception. It was tastefully decorated. However, there was some noise from reception and other guests. WiFi was free and worked well. Breakfast the...

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1Thank Skeldergate
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Not bad but not 4 star. I came by car and discovered that the parking is on street which the web site doesn't mention. Also experienced the crazy road junction outside the hotel. When sitting in the restaurant I noticed the statue of a nubile naked young lady in the middle of the junction. I'm surprised anyone gets through it...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 2015 our hotel has a new owner and new elan :) First renovations of hall, bar, fitness and some rooms are done! We wish you welcome in one of our 34, all different, rooms of our hotel. Share us your room preferences and we'll try to adjust reservations as such. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood, alongside the canal. At the end of our street we can find the lovely Vrijbroekpark. The city center is at walking distance, as is the train station Mechelen. Exit N° 10 of the E19 highway between Antwerp and Brussels is nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker

Address: Ridder Dessainlaan 2, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Mechelen
Price Range: $108 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mechelen
Mechelen Best Western
Best Western Gulden Anker
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Mechelen
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“Elevator is a bit noisy, so don't take the room right next to it is possible.”
 of 5 bubbles tomcat1956, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with view on the canal are very quiet, athough there is not any serious noise problem with the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianL872, 25 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors avoid the moderate traffic noise - and did I mention the smoking rooms?”
 of 5 bubbles Lord_Reith, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Part of the hotel where the lobby, bar and reception are is nicer and if you ask for a room on the other side then the road is, it is more quite.”
 of 5 bubbles Terrykn, 11 Jul 2012 | Read review
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