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Rijssen, Overijssel, Netherlands
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64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

the hotel has reasonable facilities, bed is from poor quality, matrasse was not good. Shower is not working very good. But compared to the price it is all ok. the breakfest is only till 9:30 in the morning and they start to clear out the breakfest at 9:20 allready. parkingplace is arranged in the neighbourhoud and for free, which is... More 

Thank JLVoortman
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night at very short notice, check in was great with the staff member being very helpful, breakfast was excellent and the price was also nice and acceptable, would recommend for a short stay.

Thank Ray L
Vordingborg, Denmark
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117 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The hotel is next to an entertaining intersection! it is the most illogical thing I've seen so far. bikes and cars gets jammed if they follow the rules :-) The hotel itself has 4 stars - which is a bit steep. the hotel bears many signs of wear and aging - the Internet is Ok but unnecessarily complicated to get... More 

Thank Claus_Krogsgaard
GuldenAnker, receptionist at BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker, responded to this review

Dear Sir thank you for your feedback. Proud to announce to you we did renovate the public spaces of our hotel and some rooms. We simplified the internet and made it free for all the guests everywhere in the building. Best regards, Liselot More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Ineffective radiator in room, unable to bleed, no maintenance staff available. Room/bathroom not very well cleaned. Wi-Fi did not work, Manager said it was Service Providers problem, and to write to them!! TV did not appear to have any English Channels (in 2015!) Mattress from another time.

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Thank cheshiredolphin
GuldenAnker, Receptionist at BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker, responded to this review

Dear, one year later and a lot has changed in our hotel. For starts: we are beginning to check and respond to reviews :) We're sorry to hear you didn't have a good time in our hotel. Fortunately we are proud to say the hotel has a new owner since may 2015. Reception and cleaning staff are a team now,... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Nothing to remark, only one small thing. Breakfast is only until 10am, if it was to 11am I would give this hotel maximum score. Rooms are very big and clean with all amenities provided. I would recommend this hotel in Mechelen.

Thank Peter L
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Our stay didn't get off to the best of starts when we didn't get the non-smoking room we'd asked for, but instead were offered something that smelt like an ashtray. The receptionist dealt with it excellently though and despite the hotel being very full came up with a solution. The beds were comfortable, the rooms clean and breakfast excellent. Wifi... More 

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Treia, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This hotel has a good breakfirst and nice but small rooms. Beware if you want to access the internet it is an extra charge, which is quite expensive. The location close to the center of the city and not far from the railway station.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My group of 40 retired businessmen and wives stayed here again this year because we enjoyed our visit so much. As last year, the staff, service, food (breakfast and dinner) and rooms were excellent. The hotel is about 10 - 15 mins from the city centre for visits, coffees etc. Mechelen is very well situated so we were able to... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We booked this room through Kayak's website which indicated this hotel was 8.2 miles from the airport. The taxi ride was $60 from and to the airport and is definitely much further out than 8.2 miles. The hotel itself was very clean and the receptionist could not have been any nicer. She even prepared our breakfast by 6 a,m. (normally... More 

Thank GeorgeIGI
Derby, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I stayed here recently on a business trip. The reception area is very dark and un-inviting, but the staff were helpful. My room had clearly been used by a smoker, as others have mentioned, it smelt of stale smoke. The room was OK, although I had 2 beds put together rather than a real double bed. The hotel was well... More 

Thank MaseKid

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 2015 our hotel has a new owner and new elan :) First renovations of hall, bar, fitness and some rooms are done! We wish you welcome in one of our 34, all different, rooms of our hotel. Share us your room preferences and we'll try to adjust reservations as such. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood, alongside the canal. At the end of our street we can find the lovely Vrijbroekpark. The city center is at walking distance, as is the train station Mechelen. Exit N° 10 of the E19 highway between Antwerp and Brussels is nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker

Address: Ridder Dessainlaan 2, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Mechelen
Price Range: $112 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Gulden Anker 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mechelen
Mechelen Best Western
Best Western Gulden Anker
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Mechelen
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“Rooms with view on the canal are very quiet, athough there is not any serious noise problem with the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianL872, 25 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors avoid the moderate traffic noise - and did I mention the smoking rooms?”
 of 5 bubbles Lord_Reith, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Part of the hotel where the lobby, bar and reception are is nicer and if you ask for a room on the other side then the road is, it is more quite.”
 of 5 bubbles Terrykn, 11 Jul 2012 | Read review
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