The Botanic. A fascinating place where imagination has space. A destination for connoisseurs and foodies, business travellers and design devotees, spa aficionados and affluent shoppers. Antwerp’s first 5-star superior hotel, the city’s first member of Leading Hotels of the World. The first 5-star superior hotel in Belgium with 4 Michelin stars.
A combination of historic buildings, each with its own story to tell: Sint-Joris, Monasterium, Sint-Elisabeth, Alnetum and Filips Van Marnix Huis. Each building plays host to an array of elegant rooms, suites and spa suites. The buildings have been sensitively restored to reflect all that has been before.
Every room is different and skilfully integrated into the monastic complex of buildings. Some of the spacious rooms offer saunas, whirlpools, and technology that clears the air of environmental toxins. Luxurious furnishings combine with awe-inspiring views from every window. All spaces are expertly designed and beautifully modernised.
Antwerp is a port city in the Flemish region of Belgium and a historic pearl where Flemish Renaissance architecture, a centuries-old diamond district and avant-garde fashion coexist in happy harmony.
Located 45km from Brussels Airport (BRU) and 5km from Antwerp Airport (ANR).
Based in the heart of Antwerp, this 20,000sqm site is situated in the almost 200-year-old Botanical Garden.
Lange Gasthuisstraat 45,
It may be Belgium’s second city, but when it comes to fashion, entertainment and architectural contrasts, we place Antwerp firmly on the number one spot! Known worldwide for its diamond district and baroque superstar painter Pieter Paul Rubens, this vibrant, authentic and super-chic city is rich in culture and history.
Discover art galleries and diamonds, high end boutiques and cool markets, fine dining restaurants and buzzing cocktail bars during your stay at the 5-star superior Leading Hotels of the World Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp!
• Port House:
Designed by Zaha Hadid, the building’s diamond-shaped extension has a glass-covered façade to ‘reflect the complex interaction of shades and colours in the air’. A must for lovers of contemporary architecture.
• Exotic Market:
Beloved by the locals, this outdoor market on Theaterplein is a great place for browsing. Graze on the vast array of international foods and flavours. Every Saturday, 8am–4pm – you won’t be disappointed!
• The Left Bank of Antwerp:
Take the historic pedestrian underpass to the other side of the Scheldt and enjoy a stunning view of Antwerp’s skyline. Foodie tip: head for Sint-Anneke beach for the famous mussels.
• Diamond Museum:
DIVA allows you a peek inside various rooms where the most precious treasures are kept. Discover the world of jewellers and silversmiths
One of Europe’s most prestigious museums of photography. Explore a collection of unique and inspirational work from young talents to established photographers.
• Rubens House:
The house where Rubens lived and created many of his famous paintings is now a museum with a fascinating collection. Step into his world and discover how the baroque genius lived.