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Spalding, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stayed here on a Monday night on the way back from a business trip, the fact it was in a brewery and had parking and an open restaurant were key factors. The room was ok, with one of the largest beds I have ever seen, but the bathroom was in dire need of refurbishment. Breakfast was very good. The walk... More 

Thank Christine D
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The first room we checked in to was small and the tv didn't work. It was on the ground floor and noisy as cars going over cobbles. We were checked into a different room on the first floor. Very motel like and shabby. Shower curtain too long and water ended up all over floor, which had obviously happened on many... More 

Thank JenniferBrighton
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Have stayed here many times over the years and whilst the beer cannot be faulted the accommodation has slipped down the ratings. Having stayed in a holiday inn the previous night there was no comparison with the quality of room and facilities and the holiday inn was cheaper. The restaurant prices have also risen dramatically since 2015 when i last... More 

Thank daverV4044RB
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52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms are not meeting modern standards and needing renovation. Especially the bathroom is too small and needs a complete update. There is a private parking (5€/day) but space is limited. Breakfast is served in the restaurant outside the hotel where you find a great selection and completes all your needs. However sometimes your nice breakfast can get disturbed by... More 

Thank Johan D
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The accommodation is simple, but very clean and comfortable. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the attached brewery tap and restaurant were superb. All in all an excellent stay and very much recommended especially if you like your Belgian beer.

Thank David F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Hotel is basic but clean and functional and the location is ideal. The onsite brewery and bar/restaurant are a great reason to stay here. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast included bacon and eggs which made a nice change from the usual continental fayre. Would definitely stay here again. There are ground floor rooms which might appeal to... More 

Thank wendywoos2016
St. Petersburg, Russia
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81 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The room was clean, a bit basic, good for a short stay. The hotel is easy reachable from the motorway Antwerp-Brussels. You can still hear the road through closed windows. The best thing is the brewery and it's restaurant. They brew traditional Belgian styles ales, and you can try 5 sorts for 9 euro. Also, the bottle from Het Anker... More 

Thank 144anti
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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125 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is part of the Brewery "het Anker" The brewery is literally around the corner. The beers are excellent, you can take a brewery tour, taste their beers and eat in their restaurant. The restaurant serves excellent food. Some dishes are prepared with their beers. If you want to eat at the restaurant you should make a reservation because... More 

Thank Neskimo
The Hague, The Netherlands
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112 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We booked the Horen, zien, proeven and Mechelen arrangement. This felt a bit as a rip off. We had to ask for everything and for example the beers that were served with dinner, were only 0,15 liter. Better to book just the room and pay separately for food etc We reserved a parking space in advance, but when we arrived... More 

Thank YvonneMoscow
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Stayed at this hotel for a very brief visit March 2016 whilst on business, rooms basic but functional, modern and very clean, staff pleasant and helpful, breakfast very tasty. Hotel is part of the Het Ankar Brewery/distillery and there are various beers and spirits on sale within the bar and shop, unfortunately we didn’t have the opportunity to sample any... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Mechelen lies the historical beguinage. And in the heart of the beguinage lies our 15th century brewery. From here, you can discover everything the city of Mechelen has to offer. A visit to our brewery is all about discovering and enjoying. Therefore discover our new brasserie and enjoy our variety of beers and dishes. It won’t surprise you that our beers are the key ingredient to our delicious dishes. Those who want to escape everyday life are welcome to stay in our divine brewery hotel. "Between the sheets with the brewer," is a unique way to spend your night. And from here, the city of Mechelen lies at your feet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Het Anker

Address: Guido Gezellelaan 49, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Mechelen
Price Range: €73 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Het Anker 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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