Darklands: The Hotel


The official Darklands Hotel

Welcome to the first Darklands Signature Hotel, in collaboration with A-Stay Antwerp Hotel. All of the 160 rooms will be reserved for Darklands visitors. Time to upgrade your stay during Darklands with a completely new experience.

Darklands: The Hotel is conveniently located next to the central train station and minutes from the city center so Antwerp is at your feet. Take the free shuttle bus at the stop nearby for a safe and easy travel to Fusion and Rage, and back to the hotel.

We’re looking forward to help you make the most out of your stay. A breakfast tailored to our community, a play pen for the pups or a sling rental, … let’s go that extra mile.

Room rates

PRICE PER ROOM (minimum stay 3 nights)
Excl. city tax of € 2,97
PRICE€ 118,8€ 118,8

This extraordinary experience starts at stay of 3 nights which you can easily extend.

Presenting partners

The Darklands hotel is proud to have Mr-S-Leather and Underground Amsterdam as presenting partners.

Darklands package & add-ons

  • Discount on the daily rate
  • Hotel Guest Card per person
  • Goodie bag per room
  • Shuttle bus to Fusion & Rage
  • Gym access
  • 24/7 food & beverage station
  • Super fast wireless internet
  • Very high quality beds, linens and sanitary facilities
  • A safe in every room to store personal valuables.
  • Each room is equipped with separate toilet and shower (rain & hand shower)
  • Minibar that can be filled yourself
  • Large 4k flat screen TV with:
  • o Control of the room via TV (home automation)
  • o Control of the room via smartphone (app)
  • o Chromecast to stream your own content
  • o National and international TV & Radio channels
  • Rooms are cleaned on departure date or every 3rd day of the guest’s stay
  • 24/7 smooth and secure room access with hand palm recognition or NFC card

You can choose these upgrades while booking your room on the hotel website (based on availability – price per night).

  • King Stay (double bed) + €25
  • Accessible STAY (double bed + bigger bathroom) + €25
  • King Stay Sofa (double bed + sofa) + €35
  • XL Stay (XL room, double bed) + €45
  • (Fetish) Breakfast (€19 p.p. / night)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Additional cleaning is available on request and will be billed separately
  • Parking : Cars and planet don’t really go hand in hand, so we offer 10 parking spots only. If you can’t avoid traveling by car, make sure to book in advance. Alternative solution is 5min walking distance from us. Ask us to secure your spot. The hotel is located right next to the Central Train Station so perfect for travellers by train or coming from Brussels Airport which has a direct connection to Antwerp.
  • Lockers : Arriving early, leaving late, you can drop your luggage off in a locker with an extra charge ( €5 ) and on availability only.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation is free of charge until 14 days before arrival.

Book your stay

A minimum stay of 3 nights is required at this hotel.

Follow the link below to book your stay on the A-Stay hotel website. During the booking procedure you can choose to include add-ons or upgrades to your booking. Optional sling rental must be done via the form below using the special booking code: PDARKLANDS2023 .

  • Check-in starts at 3PM.
  • To check-in, you’ll need a European ID or international passport (driver’s license is not a valid ID document in Belgium) and a credit or debit card as method of payment. An amount will be reserved at check-in as guarantee.
  • We have authorized a guarantee of €30 (excl. tax) on your method of payment for your stay. This guarantee will be released when you check out. This is common practice amongst hotels.
  • Check-out is at 11AM.

Darklands welcome desk

In the hotel lobby you will find a Darklands welcome desk where you can pick-up your wristbands and purchase tokens in advance to avoid waiting at the festival. You’ll also receive your welcome gift at this desk, pick up rental slings and our hosts will gladly help you with any questions you might have.

Welcome desk opening hours:
Thursday 9 March from 8 am till 8pm
Friday 10 March from 8 am till 12 pm

Fetish breakfast

Breakfast is served between 7 and 10 am in the heated City Garden, the new covered patio. Gear is strongly recommended at our fetish breakfasts. Breakfast is not standard included but you can add it to your reservation during the booking process or at the hotel itself.

Fetish Breakfast: € 19 p.p

Dog bowls are available for handlers and masters to give their pups and slaves an appropriate breakfast.

The Fetish Breakfast is available in the hotel lobby on Friday 10, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March. Other days the hotel offers their regular breakfast.

Welcome drink

Darklands and A-Stay Hotel invite all guests to raise the glass and celebrate our wonderful community. The drink is hosted by International Mister Leather Gael. Refreshments offered by the hotel.

We’re looking forward to welcome you in the city garden of the hotel on Friday 10 March 2022 from 1 – 2 pm.

Welcome gift

Make sure to pick up your special welcome gift at the Darklands welcome desk.

Sling rental

The Darklands Hotel offers a portable sling rental service which you can put in your room.  The sling comes with a utility package including cleaning materials, condoms and lube. RENTAL COST: € 50* You will be asked to pay a deposit of € 200 which will be refunded after return.
Equipment Rental Agreement: Deposit, Payment, and Refund Policy
  • Slings can be picked up at the Darklands Welcome Desk during its opening hours on Thursday and Friday.
  • Equipment must be returned in clean condition and must include all supplied accessories (except disposables).
  • Returns: on the day of your departure at the bar  staff in the hotel lobby.
  • Upon clean return, your deposit will be refunded to your bank account. € 50 will be deducted from the deposit if sling requires cleaning.
  • Refund fee in case of cancellation is € 20.
The amount of available slings is limited.


Hotel address

Darklands: The Hotel
(A-STAY Antwerp) 

Antwerp Central Station

Pelikaanstraat 86
2018 Antwerp,

+32 (0)3 535 35 53