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Find inexpensive rates for hotels, self catering apartments and bed & breakfast in downtown Mechelen Belgium, Western Europe. Search for a place to stay that offer guest rooms with free breakfast, free parking and free WiFi access.

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Guest rooms in the old city center, with free parking, close to the main Grand Market square (Grote Markt), near by the Rumbolds Cathedral (Sint-Romboutskathedraal), at the Fishmarket (vismarkt) square, etc..

Nearest rail station : the main city railway station is Mechelen Central Station, located at Koning Alberplein, about a 15 minutes walk from the town center.

The train station of Mechelen is well connected to other major stations in Belgium like Brussels South Eurostar and Brussels Central City Centre, Bruges and Antwerpen Centraal.

Nearest airport : the closest international airport is Brussels Zaventem BRU airport.

Railway Accommodation : We can offer you a cheap hotel, b&b and hostel near by a railway station in Belgium.

By Car : the city of Mechelen Belgium lies along the E17 motorway Antwerp, Brussels, Paris. You can get to the city by taking exit 10 (Mechelen Zuid) or exit 9 (Mechelen Noord).

Mechelen Accommodations in City Centre

City Centre

Mechelen accommodation. Check availability of hotel rooms right in the heart of Mechelen Belgium. Stay in the best hotels, hostels, motels or bed and breakfasts.

Mechelen City Centre is very compact and easy to visit on foot. The heart of the city is located around the Main Market Square, site of the St. Rumbold's Cathedral. Most of the main sights and landmarks are all located nearby this main sqaure.

You can find many excellent b&b's and great value hotels right in center of Mechelen Belgium. Hotels or b&b's with a roof terrace offering unique views of the Rombouts Cathedral, located along the Dijle river or even accommodation in a former church, Martin's Patershof. All accommodations are within easy distance of all historical sights, museums, and main shopping streets.

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Mechelen Downtown or Centrum

Mechelen City Centre

Downtown Mechelen is located on the river Dyle in the center of Flanders in Belgium. The historical city centre of Mechelen is small and very picturesque, and has a rich culture with historical monuments. One of the highlights of the city is the St Rombouts Cathedral, which dominates the Grote Markt or Main Square. There are houses around the square from different times and in different styles, including Renaissance houses from the sixteenth century and rococo buildings from the eighteenth century.

Mechelen is one of Flanders' historically prominent art cities, with the city centres of Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Ghent, and Leuven.

Stay in the center of Mechelen and you can easily reach the market square, the monumental St.Rombouts Cathedral and the most important museums with a leisurely stroll. Right in the centre of Mechelen you will find also many shops (main shopping streets are Bruul and IJzerenleen) and restaurants. Discover over 300 protected monuments in this historical city.

We offer you cheap or luxury hotels, b&b's or guest houses and very cheap hostels close to the city train station, dining, and shopping in the historical city centre of Mechelen Belgium, on the fish-market, near by the St.Rombouts Cathedral, at the Main Grand Market Square (Grote Markt), close to The Klein Begijnhof and the Groot Begijnhof, beside the Lakenhal and the 14th century Belfry, The Palace of Margaret of Austria, Sint-Janskerk, The Begijnhofkerk, etc..

The city center is about 15 minutes walk from the train station. Mechelen is a very compact city, so you can reach most places on foot.

Look in our database and get the latest deals for cheap and luxury hotels right in the heart of town in Mechelen Belgium, some with private parking, restaurant, Wi-Fi, internet, etc..

Main sights in Mechelen City Centre, Belgium

St. Rumbold's Cathedral (Sint-Romboutskathedraal) -- cathedral of Mechelen with a tower of 97meters. The bell tower is visible from many miles outside of Mechelen and it is probably the most well known landmark in the city.

The Museum of Toys or Speelgoedmuseum -- toys museum at Nekkerspoel

The Market Square or Grote Markt -- main market square and site of the cathedral and the Town Hall.

Sint-Janskerk -- historic church in Mechelen, with a notable Reubens painting/triptych "Adoration of the Magi" and the painting of the crucifixion by Wauters.

Begijnhofkerk -- church known for the two statues above the door, one of Saint Catherine and one of God the Father.

Palace of Margaret of Austria -- set of buildings on Keizerstraat that was effectively the seat of government during Mechelen's time as capital of the Netherlands.

16th Century Houses -- three surviving timber houses close to the Vismarkt.

Technopolis -- Hands on science museum for kids of all ages.

Main squares located in Mechelen City Centre, Belgium

Market Square or Grote Markt -- main city square in the heart of Mechelen surrounded by hotels, cafés and restaurants. The Grote Markt is dominated by the famous St. Rumbold's Cathedral or Sint-Romboutskathedraal and his bell tower. Around the square are houses from the 16th century and 18th century, the Town Hall Palace of the Great Council, the unfinished Belfry and the Cloth Market. At the foot of the cathedral you can find several excellent hotels, perfectly located for exploring the city center.

Korenmarkt -- cosy square in central Mechelen with cafe terraces and restaurants, within an 8-minute walk of the St. Rumbold's Cathedral and the main shopping street Bruul. Located at the Korenmarkt is the great value NH Mechelen Hotel.

Vismarkt or Fish Market -- small quaint square along the Dyle river, with some fish shops and lots of cosy restaurants and cafes. Some hotels and charming bed and breakfasts are situated just around the corner.

Veemarkt -- former Cattle Market where meat was sold.

Great Value Lodging

NH Mechelen - ( City centre hotel accommodation in Mechelen )

Three (3) star First Class English style hotel located in the heart of historical Mechelen in Belgium. The highway E19 Brussels-Antwerp and the industrial parks of Mechelen are a few minutes driving from the hotel.

Express by Holiday Inn Mechelen City Centre - ( City centre accommodation )

Three (3) star hotel located in the middle of Mechelen town centre. The Express By Holiday Inn Mechelen City Centre offers a comfortable base, right in the centre of this cultural city and offers secure underground parking and Wi-Fi internet.

Novotel Mechelen Centrum - ( Hotel in city centre of Mechelen Belgium )

Budget 3 star hotel near the Fish Market and virtually on the banks of the river Dyle right in the heart of the picturesque historical city of Mechelen. Wireless internet is available and private parking is possible.