Antwerp Backpackers Hostel
abhostel = the first and only handmade hostel in Antwerp since 2006.
Indepent from travellers for travellers
Authentic historic building from 1885, used as a chocolate factory
Safer lockers, doorcodes, cameras and most important : we are here for you in our family home
Social boardgames, Fußball, guitar, garden with hammocks BBQ and campfire, beer and chocolate tasting with new friends from all over the world
Experience we are not a party hostel but we like to have fun with happy hours, BBQ's, sing alongs,...
Local best tips for new hip coffee bars, beer pubs, restaurants, party's in our hotspot neighborhood, even two of the best bars in town are in our hood !
Clean We clean everything daily. Your fresh made up bed with crispy linen is waiting for you
Intimate hammocks, TV room, book swap, games in our family home
Location convenient (2 min by metro, 12 min walk) in a hip, local, arty, party hood
Affordable free breakfast, coffee, tea, water, fresh herbs, oil,... all day in our professional kitchen, laundry facilities, Free luggage storage, Free ticket printing service, Free WiFi
If you love all this, we're sure you'l love our homemade hostel. We would love to welcome you !
Love, Bridget & Greg
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Ceiling Fan
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Express check-in / out
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Not Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation Policy: 48hrs
NOTE: can you PLEASE let us know your ARRIVALTIME, because we are not always in the hostel!
++Check in from 1pm until 8pm
Strictly No checkin after 8pm!
If you really need to check in after 8pm please contact us ( BEFORE making a booking ! )we will try to arrange a late check-in with you and there will be a late checkin fee.
!!! After check in, 24 hour acces !!!
Cash payment upon arrival please
Age restriction: we accept guests under 50 years old.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Train Station Antwerpen-Centraal :
-take tram 10 or 24 (only two stops)
get off at bus-tramstop 'DRINK',....
From Train Station Antwerpen-Berchem :
-take bus 34
get off at busstop 'DRINK' on the turnhoutsebaan.
take street Drink, the first on the right is our street Kattenberg(110)on the turnhoutsebaan.
From Brussels Airport :
Take the elevator down to the train station, take the train to Antwerp (30 min) and get out in Antwerpen-Centraal, follow directions above
From Antwerp Airport : www.antwerp-airport.be
Bus 51, 52 or 53 brings you from Antwerp Airport to Antwerpen-Berchem railway station in 10 minutes, there you take bus 32 and get off at bus-tramstop ‘DRINK', follow directions above
TIP : Buy your transport ticket in a newspaper store or in the supermarket
By Foot ;
-cross the 'Koningin Astridplaats'-go to the right on 'Carnotstraat' name changes into 'Turnhoutsebaan'- take 9th street on the left 'Drinkstraat'-first on the right is our street 'Kattenberg(110)-
this walk normally takes you less then 15 min! (1.2 km)
looking forward to see you, Bridget & Greg
We are located in an upcoming artistic young neighbourhood! Central station, the Zoo, China town,Comics Station, public transport, Trix, De Roma, Lotto Arena, Sportpaleis are easy to reach, shopping streets, , .... and lots of new pubs and restaurants by young locals!