Modern hostel in a major city

Antwerp Central Hostel, also known to locals as "Pulcinella", has a modern and clean look. With its large windows, airy rooms, amazing roof terrace and relaxing lounge, bar and dining room, the hostel perfectly reflects the hip and youthful vibe of the city of Antwerp. The hostel’s location in the old city centre provides the perfect base for a city trip in this metropolis.

Antwerp - Lively, vibrant city on the Schelde river

Antwerp is a fascinating mosaic of culture, architecture, fashion and shopping. The harbour is full of activity, the Zoo is fun for the young and the not-so-young, the famous Diamond District offers an element of sparkling glamour and the trendy districts such as Zuid and Het Eilandje have amazing nightlife scenes.



  • Meeting rooms
  • Lounge
  • Bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Lockers
  • Bike parking for 60 bikes
  • Terrace
  • Table tennis
  • Table football
  • Restaurant for groups (upon request)
  • Free WiFi in the rooms and in the common areas
  • 2 meeting rooms
Tweepersoonskamer hostel Pulcinella


  • 162 beds in 47 rooms
  • 21 rooms for 2 people (ensuite bathroom)
  • 18 rooms for 4 people (ensuite bathroom)
  • 8 rooms for 6 people (ensuite bathroom)

Hostel rules

  • Reception: from 07:00 to 23:00
  • Check-out: 10:00 weekend 10:30
  • Breakfast:
    Monday-Friday: from 07:30 to 09:30
    Saturday-Sunday: from 08:00 to 10:30
  • Rooms available from: 15:00
  • Hostel accessible 24/24h after check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking allowed

Opening period

  • from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022
  • For groups we are open all year upon request
zithoek in hostel Pulcinella

Family-friendly extras

  • Board games
  • Free cot (on request)
  • Free stay for children under 3 years
  • Baby chair
  • Discount for children under 16 years
  • Microwave
  • Play corner

Payment options

  • Bancontact/Mister Cash
  • Cash
  • Credit card (Visa/Mastercard)

Accessibility and sustainability

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessibility - Basic. more info

    Deze hostel behaalde het Vlaams label voor toegankelijk toerisme, niveau A. Dat betekent dat het basistoegankelijk is voor mensen met een beperkte mobiliteit. Voor sommige elementen kan een extra inspanning of helper nodig zijn. Gedetailleerde informatie vind je op de website van Toegankelijk Vlaanderen.

Assigned labels

Groene sleutel/Green key eco-label
HI-Q&S (Hostelling International Quality & Sustainability)

Pulcinella Youth Hostel Antwerp

Good to know

Upon your arrival, you will be given a set of bed linen to make your bed up. Towels are not included, you can bring your own or rent one at the hostel (1,50 euros per towel). Breakfast is always included.


Bogaardeplein 1
2000 Antwerpen
antwerpen [at]
+32 3 234 03 14

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