Lier has an amazing number of sites to explore for a city of its size. It has many nicknames, from “Little Burges” to the “Town of Palieter”. The famous Zimmer clock tower can be found here, which was part of the city wall and then converted into an astronomical clock, by Louis Zimmer in 1930.
And Lier doesn’t only offer sightseeing, there are many fine places to stay in this city, as well. These are the seven best hotels, based on visitor reviews. Some are in Lier itself, and others not very far from the city but a nice option if you want to escape the crowds. Let’s take a look!
The Best Western Plus Zimmerhof Hotel combines an impressive exterior with contemporary décor, inside. It features a large courtyard, garden and nicely designed rooms with flat-screen TVs. The Zimmer Tower is right across the street and you can enjoy a free breakfast, every morning. The friendly staff will be happy to help you prepare an earlier meal if you have to go before breakfast time. Restaurants, such as the Brasserie Louis and the Elzenhof are within 100 meters (328.1 feet) from the hotel.
The gorgeous bed and breakfast Soetemin is located in the center of Lier and offers friendly service, mouthwatering food and elegant rooms. Come and enjoy the humble atmosphere inside the hotel and relax in the stylish interior. When you step in, you will feel like you are at home, with family members. Not only this, the hotel also has a garden where you can take your coffee or spend some quality time with your partner while watching your kids play in the hotel’s playground. At only 104 USD per night, you get a very friendly price for the level of service.
What is the best feature about this hotel? Well, it is only 500 meters (1640.4 feet) from the Zimmer Tower and within walking distance to the Timmermans-Opsomer Museum. This hotel offers boutique-style rooms, with black and white dominating the decor. The hotel’s Grand Cafe offers light meals and snacks during the day, in an elegant setting, which features a fireplace. In the evening, you can enjoy a wide range of a la carte fish and meat dishes, made with fresh, local produce. All this for prices starting at only 124 USD per night. You will love it!
De Basiliek is located in Antwerp, which is not so far from Lier at only 15 kilometers (9 miles). It features a terrace and views of the garden, and you also can enjoy the on-site bar. Choose a room with a private balcony, for a private, romantic night with your partner. Couples love this hotel, especially for its location. Each room includes a private bathroom, equipped with a bath and for your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
This a modern hotel with classical design. Located a little bit away from Lier, this is a perfect place to relax your body, after a full day of exploring Lier. Once you step inside, you will feel like you are in Cinderella’s castle. You’ll sleep in the sleeping loft of the house, where two windows let in the morning sunshine. If you are bored in the room, you may rent a bike from the guesthouse and explore this popular area for cycling.
Pure Hotel is situated 5 minutes from the city center of Lier. This is a modern hotel, with rooms that feature wooden furniture, a flat screen TV and a private bathroom. Relax in the hotel wellness area, which includes a sauna, spa bath, and Turkish steam bath. You will have free parking if you bring your own car and you can walk around the area and experience the humble views of the countryside. This place is quiet, so you can sleep in serenity, every night. Prices start from 105 USD.
This hotel is located in the middle of historical Lier. There is a choice between the various room types, with a variety of sizes. Whether you choose a small or a larger room, each room has its own bathroom and a modern interior. This former orphanage for girls is now a modern hotel and offers you a free breakfast every morning. If you need an early coffee, just ask the staff and they will prepare one for you, even before breakfast time. Hof van Aragon also has a restaurant, that serves a tasty menu every Sunday. Have a lovely evening dinner after a day of sightseeing in the area. Enjoy one of the rooms for only 89 USD per night, for a single bed.
Hotel Hof van Aragon
Address: Mosdijk 1-6
Price: from 105 USD
Face masks for guests available Plastic bottles for water Heating Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Safety deposit box Lift Private check-in/check-out
Whether you stay in Antwerp or other nearby cities, Lier is one historical city you must visit when you are in Belgium. From the Zimmer Tower and the museum, this city offers you a historical vacation, complete with countryside views, from where you can rent a bike and cycle around the area. Don’t miss these best accommodations, pick one and take the train!
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