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Antwerp - Central Hostel

Bogaardeplein 1, Antwerp, 2000, Belgium

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Overall Rating 90%

From 26 Reviews

Hostel rating (26)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 94%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 97%
Security 91%
Service 90%
Comfort 79%
Green rating 85%

This modern city hostel is the perfect match with hip and young Antwerp! It’s located in the old city centre, next to the fashion district.

  • Dorm
    From $28.43
  • Private
    From $63.55
10 or more people?

Antwerp Hostel

Hostel Antwerp

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Antwerp Central Youth Hostel is situated in the heart of the city centre. It is an ideal base for exploring the historical city with its many ancient buildings, large collection of pubs and, as you might expect from the ‘fashion capital’ of Belgium, designer shops and boutiques.

At the hostel all rooms come with en-suite facilities, there’s a free buffet-style breakfast, free Wi-Fi, Internet kiosks and the hostel bar is the perfect starting point for exploring the town's night life.

With more than 30,000 students in town, there's always something to do. You can visit the photography, modern and fine art and fashion museums, take a stroll along the harbour, visit the zoo, the opera or one of the several theatres.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 10 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +32 (0)3 234 03 14

Fax. +32 (0)3 234 10 67

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Cathedral of our Lady and surroundings (500m to 1km)
  • The MAS museum (1 to 2km)
  • Fashion District Nationalestraat (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions



The best hostel I ever stayed!


Avatar for Kris


Thu 22 Jun 2017

Breakfast was very very frugal. And the rooms are not soundproof at all. Rest of the building is great and location is perfect.


Avatar for Marloes


Mon 05 Jun 2017

nice new building, very spacious. The acoustic is not so nice, you hear every footstep in the hall even with the door room closed.


Avatar for Aleida


Wed 10 May 2017

J'aurais aimé savoir avant d'arriver, et même avant de réserver, qu'il existe une taxe pour les véhicules anciens qui entrent dans Anvers. J'ai donc payé 35€ de plus (pour mon véhicule), pour une nuit. Ce que j'estime me revenir trop cher. J'aurais aimé, arrivée sur place, que l'on me dise qu'il y avait des dépliants explicatifs sur le comptoir...Que je n'ai vus que le lendemain... A part ces (gros) soucis de communication, l'auberge est très agréable.


Avatar for gwenn


Mon 08 May 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (500m - 1km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Brussels National Airport 40km: take the airport bus or train to Antwerp Central station. Airport Antwerp 10km: Take bus nr 14 from the airport to Franklin Rooseveltplaats
Parking is possible at nearby underground parking lots. Note: some are not open 24/7
Take train to Antwerp Central station then take tram nr 3 5 9 or 15 to Groenplaats > Walk to Nationalestraat then left onto Kammenstraat
From Antwerp Central Station take tram nr 3 5 9 or 15 to Groenplaats. Walk to Nationalestraat then left onto Kammenstraat.

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