Are you looking for a nice and lively hostel in Antwerp, Belgium? Pulcinella Hostel is the right place for you. This hostel, conveniently located close to the centre of Antwerp, offers comfortable yet affordable accommodation. You get the feel of a real hotel, combined with the price of a budget hotel and a social aspect you don’t get in a normal hotel. Your trip to Antwerp will be an unforgettable experience if you pick this accommodation!

A modern hostel in a major city, Antwerp

Antwerp Central Hostel, also known to locals as "Pulcinella", has a modern and clean look. Contrary to an ordinary budget hotel, this accommodation in Belgium has a very luxurious feel to it, despite its low price. 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. Thanks to the location in the old city centre, this hostel is the perfect accommodation for a city trip in this vibrant city.

Antwerp, a 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. All of these places are easily accessible from this budget hotel in Antwerp.



  • 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 2024 to 31 December 2024
  • 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 at this hostel in Belgium, 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 in this budget hotel. If you have an annual youth hostel membership, you get a 10% discount on your booking.

Stay in this budget hotel in Antwerp

Would you like to stay in this lovely hostel in Antwerp? You can easily check the availability using the tool on this page. Book while there’s still places left because this is a popular accommodation! If you have any questions regarding this specific hostel, you can call +3232340314 or send an email to antwerpen [at] vjh [dot] be. If you want to contact Vlaamse Jeugdherbergen, the umbrella organisation, you can do so by calling +3232327218 or sending an email to info [at] vjh [dot] be. Make sure to check out our other hostels in Flanders as well. How about a stay in our colourful hostel in Ghent? Or are you looking for affordable accommodation in Leuven? We know the perfect budget hotel for you.


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