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Mechelen - De Zandpoort

Zandpoortvest 70, Mechelen, 2800, Belgium

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Overall Rating 89%

From 6 Reviews

Hostel rating (6)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 87%
Location 90%
Security 93%
Service 87%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 87%

De Zandpoort is a modern hostel with an impressive architecture, close to the railway station and the centre of picturesque Mechelen.

  • Dorm
    From €22.50
  • Private
    From €53.00
10 or more people?
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Mechelen Hostel

Hostel Mechelen

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

De Zandpoort hostel is located in the centre of Mechelen, city known as the capital of the Burgundian Netherlands and its fame is dated from the 16th century, the reigning period of Margaret of Austria. There are many beautiful buildings in the Main Square from this splendid period. Mechelen is also famous for different carillons in St.Rombout’s Tower.

The hostels rooms have 2, 3 and 4 beds and facilities include packed lunches, evening meals and luggage store. All rooms have en suite facilities and Wi-Fi.

The Tourist Office offers the opportunity to get know Mechelen by organizing guided tours through the city and its surroundings. Also for children there is a Toy museum, two nature parks and the zoo Planckendael, Technopolis is a science centre where you can try all kinds of tricks. Cinécity is only a 15 minute walk from the youth hostel.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 17:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • A deposit is payable at 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

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 05/02/2016 to 30/12/2016

Reception:
From 08:00 to 11:00
From 16:00 to 23:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +32-15-278539

Fax. +32-15-278540

mechelen@vjh.be

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • St. Rumbold’s Tower and market square (1 to 2km)
  • Planckendael Animal Park (3 to 5km)
  • Dossin Kazerne (Jewish Museum - Word War II) (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Nur Parkplatz mit Bezahlung - minimalstes Frühstück - ungünstige Lage (Zuglärm) - Fahrradunterstand unaufgeräumt voll - Mücken im Zimmer waren großes Problem (über Nacht ca. 30 Stiche im Gesicht) - sehr Gut war das nette und freundliche Personal

80%

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Kerstin,

Sun 07 Aug 2016

Die JH ist sehr schön, vor allem sehr freundliche Mitarbeiter. Mechelen, eigentlich nur Durchgangsstation auf einer langen Fahrradtour durch vier Länder, hat uns alle sehr positiv überrascht. Diese Stadt schauen wir uns sicher noch mal ausgiebiger an. Die Gesamtwertung ist trotzdem "nur" gut weil das Frühstück zum einen zu spät beginnt (ab 7 Uhr wäre optimal) und weil das Obst lediglich aus Orangen bestand, die mit den unscharfen Messern kaum zu essen waren. (Äpfel Birnen Tomaten.... wären toll)

100%

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Michael,

Mon 01 Aug 2016

The staff were very helpful in providing information about the hostel and surrounding area. They were friendly and enthusiastic. The breakfast was most nourishing in a comfortable setting. Wi-Fi was a big plus for communicating to my home in the U.S.A. Be sure to park in the adjacent carport and pay the reasonable fee if arriving before 6:00pm. If not, you may get a parking ticket.

90%

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William,

Sun 19 Jun 2016

Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt genossen. Die Mitarbeiter sind alle sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Die Jugendherberge liegt ideal für Stadterkundungen zu Fuß. Im nebenan gelegenen Parkhaus gibt es kostenfreie Parkplätze. Die Zimmer sind geräumig und hell. Wir kommen gerne wieder!

87%

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Claudia,

Sat 21 May 2016

Gruß an den Herbergsvater: vielen Dank für die Einführung in die belgische Bierkultur. Es war fantastisch und natürlich belgisch, ein Markenzeichen. Vielen Dank für de netten Empfang und die gute Empfehlung für den A- bend von der Ostseeküste in Kühlungsborn (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) Jürgen Sattler

100%

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Jürgen,

Sun 01 Nov 2015

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

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

Getting to us

Airport
18km Brussels National Zaventem 13 min by train.
Bus
50 m stop Zandpoortvest - all buses from station FROM CHARLEROI DIRECTLY A BUS TO MECHELEN BOOK WWW.AIRPORTBUS.EU (&back)
Car
Free car park located behind the hostel. Don't forget to ask the key to park your car for free. During the weekend you can park your car free at the big parking next to the youth hostel.
Rail
500m Mechelen-Nekkerspoel 500m Mechelen

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