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Hostel 47

Booking.comUS$ 78*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Great hostel in Gent. Well located, but quiet street and we could park our car just outside. Nice meeting the owner, really friendly and making sure everything was OK. We are a family of 5 and stayed in a private room on the 3rd floor and from the velux Windows, we had a good view of the centre. Very clean...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We couldn't fault this hostel. The owner was so friendly and the hostel is very clean and well located in a quiet area but near the old town and Dampoort station. We really appreciated the efforts put into accommodating both louder and quieter guests!

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Thank MaeveAndDenise
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We made an online booking at the very last moment, but when we arrived we got a warm welcome! The stairs were a bit steep, but the rooms were large and very clean. The breakfast is very simple, so don't expect to much of that.

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Hostel 47 is clean, modern and the owner is a genuinely nice guy. Easy to find and comfortable rooms. Not a terrible location, its a 15 minute walk to the old centre of Ghent. Wifi on ground floor - would be better in rooms. Would stay here again.

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Thank Joanne A
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Came with a stag do and they were very accommodating whereas other parts of the town frowns upon stag do's (we were well behaved though). Facilities were very good but basic, but service was very good, especially helping us get to know the town. Marked down on score as breakfast was really too basic and wifi didn't extend to top...

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Thank Mark G
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Simply put this hostel is clean, convenient and perfect for some one who's just looking for a roof over thier head!! Location is literally no more than a 10 minute walk (walking slowly as well) ideal for stag / hen dos and travelers alike!!

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Thank Christopher S
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 13 December 2014

We were stuck in Ghent because of the strike to/from Brussels. Immedietly started to call hostels to get a vacancy. This was the only place that would have us at 01am. The owner came from is house to open the door and receive us. They provided bed sheets and bath towels. Would definitely go back there if I ever go...

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Thank Pedro D
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The owner was very friendly and helpful, checking train timetables for us and recommending places to go out. We stayed there on a Sunday so that made our stay much more quiet. Rooms and facilities were very clean. Just a 10-15 minute walk to Daamport train station, and close to the main city attractions.

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Thank Amixtika
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This hostel is a good quality hostel, despite the fact it seems nice the service is bad. The overstressed hostelkeeper walks around with his grumpy face, telling you what to do. I think he is not capable to run a hostel and I advice him to hire friendly staff. The hostel is noisy because of the thin-walled rooms and the...

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I stayed two weeks in hostel47 and just felt like home! Everything is clean, the employees are lovely, there is a garden where you can do BBQ, the breakfast is good, the bedrooms are nice (i was lucky to get a room with only two beds :) ). Well, I strongly recommand Hostel47!

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Additional Information about Hostel 47

Address: Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: ₹ 1,798 - ₹ 7,898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel 47 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are perfect just for room 11 your close tothe 3 showers!”
iliyav2017, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No wifi in the room but in the lobby.”
542shashankd, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Try getting a room in the first floor.”
Dannie1988, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I was staying in room 2.1, which had a door that opened onto a balcony / terrace. I imagine in the summer this must be a lovely feature!”
FraB733, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
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