Luxury in Bloom
Welcome to our church hotel in Mechelen, Belgium
Simply spellbinding. A stunning 19th-century Franciscan church converted into a four-star hotel, Martin’s Patershof offers guests a distinctive boutique experience in the heart of beautiful Mechelen, Belgium. Stay within luxurious accommodations offering modern amenities amid impressive arched ceilings, imposing pillars and brilliant stained-glass windows.
History surrounds you here and places you close to the best of the city’s sightseeing, including the 13th century Great Beguinage, The Grot Markt featuring Saint Rumbold’s Cathedral, the lovely Palace of Margaret of Austria and the charming walkways of Dijle Path along the scenic river. Explore the Schepenhuis Mechelen City Museum, National Memorial Fort Breendonk and the Dosin Barracks, all just a short walk away from our hotel. For added enjoyment during your stay with us, the charming Anker Brewery and Technopolis science centre are also nearby. From the breakfast buffet served in the choir to savouring an after-dinner drink in Martin’s Bar, every moment of your time with us will be unforgettable.
Contact & Location
Martin’s Patershof4 Karmelietenstraat, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium
Located in the heart of the city, this market square is a popular people-watching and meeting spot. Lined with historical buildings – including the famous belfry – restaurants and cafes, a market is still held in the square every Sunday.
Palace of Margaret of Austria
Home to Margaret of Austria approximately 500 years ago, today her palace still stands and is home to the city courthouse. Meander through its Renaissance garden and soak up the history of this beautiful landmark.
Locals and visitor alike enjoy a relaxing wander along this waterside path, the ideal way to explore Mechelen! Pass behind the city’s charming old houses, watch the many water birds on the Dyle River and pass by the Haverwerf and Botanical Gardens as you follow this pristine route.
Saint Rumbold’s Cathedral
Built in the thirteenth century, Saint Rumbold’s has witnessed the centuries pass by, surviving the religious wars of the sixteenth century, Calvinist rule and the Second World War. Today, the inside of the cathedral remains breathtaking and is home to Anthony van Dyck's painting 'Christ on the Cross', along with many other fascinating works.
The Schepenhuis Mechelen City Museum
- Cuisine Type: Continental