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Ghent River Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved staying here on our trip to Europe last year. They are just above the main square, but on a quiet backstreet which made very a very enjoyable stay. The mass transit from the train station will get you somewhat close, but those with a lot of luggage be mindful it's a few more minutes walk than other hotels....

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great hotel situated in a quiet area behind the Vridsdakmarkt and across a bridge from the Patershol district, so well placed for many good restaurants all within 5 or so mins walk. Room was excellent with Nespresso type coffe machine and kettle. Comfy bed with good pillows. Plent of hanging space and good sized bathroom with robes, good quality shower...

Thank Chris085
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a standard room that would fit 2 persons. Maybe two little persons with one suitcase would be ok for this size of room. Everything felt very cramped and stuffed in our basement room, however we were straight at the canal and in the middle of the city. The breakfast was good (bad coffee though, I would recommend "het...

Thank Enrique M
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel only a half block from market square. It had a modern exterior and a small modern lobby/ bar area. But the rooms are very quaint with exposed beams , brick walls and many facing the canal. Breakfast was lovely and served in an area on the 3rd floor with lots of windows and light and...

Thank Allijam
Melksham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in March this year and it can't be faulted. We had a deluxe room in the older part of the hotel and the room was huge. Location is fantastic and right on the "Vrijdagmarkt" where there are plentiful bars and restaurants etc.We had breakfast one morning in the hotel and there was nothing wring with...

Thank UkAwayfromhome
Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here several days while traveling with a group. Nice room. Everything OK. No issues. Our room overlooked a canal so had a nice view. Staff very nice and helpful with a personal issue which arose. Breakfast good but not exceptional. Lots of choice.

Thank Ldwdaw
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because we were on a short break and wanted to be able to explore the city on foot. So from that point of view it was perfect.Set just off one of the many squares with lots of bars and restaurants to choose from.Easy walking distance to the Castle- which I believe was worth the 10 Euros...

Thank JoseyJo25
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

As we'd booked this through Lastminute, we weren't quite sure what to expect at first, but we were pleasantly surprised once we opened the door to our hotel room. A lovely room, with old wooden beams, big windows and a large bed. The room itself was fairly small, but had all the required facilities.The bathroom was larger and done up...

Thank J D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Very comfortable rooms kept very clean Perfect location for historic Ghent. Many people have commented on the very thin walls and I would add to that. Despite a handy little bar there is no catering except of course room service but breakfast which although very nice is very expensive.

Thank Deepwater2
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stayed two nights at the Ghent River Hotel and could not have been happier. We had an incredibly charming room with exposed beams and bricks overlooking the river. The room and bathroom were a nice size, clean, and comfortable. The staff at the hotel was very friendly and we even received a voucher for two drinks at the bar...

Thank chloesmomNJ

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Ghent River Hotel

Address: Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: $146 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ghent River Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Ghent
#8 Family Hotel in Ghent
#9 Business Hotel in Ghent
#10 Romantic Hotel in Ghent
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“One with a river view”
UkAwayfromhome, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Worth upgrading to deluxe.”
347sharonw, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very close to the the rail. Make sure to wake up early to see the fresh market. Everything is within walking distance.”
MiamiBcn1976, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The 'luxe kamers' (deluxe rooms) are the most authentic. Ask for one with a view on the river!”
DavidHoyer, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“River view was good but not a deal breaker.”
Sitrucnai, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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