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Van der Valk hotel Mechelen is located on the edge of the centre of Mechelen. The city's main market is at a 15-minute walk. The hotel opened in November 2019 and is located in a monumental building. From 1924 to 2001, the building was used for the swimming pool of Mechelen called den Ouwen Dok. Original features have been preserved in the hotel and the large swimming pool has been transformed into a beautiful pond.

The city centre of Mechelen is one large cycling zone, highly recommended for cycling travellers. In this way you can safely explore the city centre by bike. There are also plenty of cycling routes if you prefer to discover nature and the river landscape. Get out and about from Mechelen to Lier with the Netevalleiroute and enjoy nature and tranquillity. It is possible to rent bicycles at the hotel.


Mechelen, the surprising and authentic city. This city offers both urban charm and cosiness. Take a walk and follow the Dijlepad. This is a floating footpath that will take you along the banks of the Dijle. Start at the Haverwerf and end at the Fontein Bridge. From here you can walk to the Kruidtuin park to unwind. Several attractions in Mechelen are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. This also includes the Sint-Rumbold's Tower, which you can climb for an impressive view of the city. The Groot Begrijnhof is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A begrijnhof is a small town within a city. The Groot Begrijnhof is characterized by its asymmetrical street pattern. 

The hotel offers various food and drink options. Extensive dining is possible in restaurant Ouwen Dok. The menu includes various regional dishes prepared with local products. Enjoy a drink with some small snacks or a light lunch in Bar Bernard. This is an attractive, pleasant and cosy bar where you can also enjoy a nice cocktail or aperitif. On Sundays you can join the Sunday brunch from 13:00 to 15:00. Enjoy all the dishes that the chefs have prepared for you.

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Van der Valk Hotel Mechelen

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