All you need to know about Mechelen

Although not one of Belgium’s most famous towns, this should not deter visitors from exploring the vibrant destination; filled with lots of historical buildings such as St Rumbold’s Cathedral and Refugie van de Abdij van Sint-Truiden and accompanying Belgian culture. A quintessentially Belgian city populated by our fantastic furnished apartments, dive into the beer at Het Anker and chocolate paradise on your next business trip with a stay in a comfortable serviced apartment in Mechelen, what more could you want?

Tips for staying in Mechelen

If travelling on business, we would strongly recommend adding an extra day or two to your trip. There is ample activities and sights to explore and the town is considered still quite undiscovered by large groups of tourists which allows a slower pace of life to take everything in. We have long and short stay serviced apartments in Mechelen available to accommodate you no matter the length of your trip, so get in touch today to discover your ideal corporate housing.

Transport in Mechelen

With two train stations within walking distance of the city centre, Mechelen Central and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel, you can reach the Grote Markt in less than fifteen minutes from both. If you are travelling to the city by train from practically any Belgian or European city, its central location is a characteristic that many visitors are grateful for, as a journey from Brussels, Leuven and Antwerp only lasts twenty minutes. For bus serviced, De Lijn operates the regional and city buses where short bus rides are in constant supply and great value for money.

Shopping in Mechelen

One of the benefits of shopping in Mechelen is that you are surrounded by beautiful architecture to elevate your experience, rather than noisy cars and congestion. With traditional specialist shops and high street chains all within walking distance from one another, there is something for everyone, all in one place. For an in-store shopping experience, visit Mechelen Zemst Shopping Centre and discover a plethora of shops and eateries.

Things to do in Mechelen

Mechelen is nestled between Antwerp and Brussels, and its convenient location allows easy access to both cities within twenty minutes. This means you can enjoy a day trip to one of these iconic Belgium locations, before returning to the beautiful haven. To catch a glimpse of all three cities from one place, climb up Mechelen’s centerpiece, St. Rumbold’s Tower, and discover the magnificent panoramic views of Belgium. Alternatively, for beautiful sights which you can view with your feet on the ground, St. John’s Church features art from Peter Paul Rubens, whom is considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time. Another option is Zotte Kunstkabinet, home to artistic madness from the likes of Pieter Bruegel and Hieronymus Bosch.

Facts about Mechelen

Don’t worry about not being able to share the scenic surroundings you are experiencing each day during your visit with your friends and family, as Mechelen has free WiFi access for everyone across the city. Not only can you bombard relatives with pictures and Facetime calls whilst you are out exploring, but you can also work from any part of the destination without worrying about your internet running out. The location is rife with picture-postcard views, notably the famous trio of colourful 16th and 17th-century houses at Haverwerf; so get snapping!

What is a serviced apartment?

The corporate serviced apartments in Mechelen available in our portfolio are perfectly tailored and suited to the business traveller. Decorated to meet a range of different tastes, we are certain our serviced apartments will provide you with a comfortable and relaxing stay, as they all supply a private and flexible space for you to enjoy. Our furnished apartments remove the cramped corridors and busy receptions which a hotel is known for, and instead reside in a dedicated apartment block. However, if the hotel atmosphere is something you prefer, we also have apart-hotels available in our portfolio specifically for you.

Why choose a serviced apartment in Mechelen with SilverDoor?

After twenty years in the serviced apartment sector, the industry knowledge which we have built up is invaluable and ensures we can find the best serviced apartments in Mechelen for our clients. We are here to answer any query you may have, whether that’s regarding information about the serviced apartment itself, or even recommendations for places to eat or visit in the location you are travelling to. Don’t hesitate to ask us for advice on anything related to your trip, especially the corporate accommodation which we specialise in. With many of our serviced apartments in Mechelen tried and tested by our staff, we are able to give you first hand, trusted advice on where to stay in the area.


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