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Ghent River Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location close to the main shopping and tourist areas but also verging on some good neighbourhood spots. We were lucky enough to get a riverside room which was extra special. Breakfast in the morning was a total treat, up amongst the rooftops. Fab selection to set you up for the day. Yes, walls are thin, but that's what you...

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I visit Ghent and I stay in this hotel. The location is perfect: right in the centre; little walk and you are everywhere. The hotel lobby is sweet and simple, but the room are very nice and confortable. ONLY REMARK: some signs of age that I think they should tackle not to make it worse....

Thank Nitavant
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This hotel is absolute fantastic. Upon check-in we met Elizabeth, a very attentive and professional young lady. Our room was beautiful, comfortable and very clean. It was a charming suite with a king size bed and an extra room with two twin beds. The breakfast was exquisite with fresh pastries, juices and lots of options. The hotel is centrally located...

Thank MiamiBcn1976
LaPorte, Indiana
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We stayed two nights in a deluxe room with canal view. Hotel is about a 15 minute cab ride (10 euros or so) from the train station. The hotel location is excellent, just a short stroll to the main square (which fills with vendors and food stalls every morning into the early afternoon) and other sites. Check in was prompt...

Thank Terrence T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I really liked this hotel. If you can, book one of the superior rooms overlooking the canal, which is well worth it. And I just loved the breakfast room (one of the best I have stayed at), with a great selection of breakfast food to choose from. Now having said all this, I must comment on something that other guests...

Thank PimkieEssex
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the hotel. We had a nice room with one big double bed. The only comment is that they didn't refill any day the shower gel so we had to go to the reception and ask for more on the last day, but that was it. We didn't take the breakfast there as we thought...

Thank MartaMonCa
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ghent in general is one of my favorite spots. The Ghent River Hotel, is in a great location, with parking available across from the main entrance. The rooms are excellent and affordable yet but also clean and modern. The best experience is the breakfast lounge in the morning with the sun rising - the hotel has refurbished an old roof...

Thank John D
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in a good location and a lovely old building. Reception is friendly and we were able to check in early. The big disappointment was the bed. We'd booked a double but had two twins joined together which also had individual duvets. The duvets were also quite small. Having said this we did sleep quite well. The wifi...

Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I expected more of the 4 star Ghent River Hotel. It is only one part of the building that is really historic, the rest looks like a mediocre boring smalltown hotel. We were lucky - we booked a 'luxe kamer' which are all situated in the old building. There was nothing wrong with the room: we had a fantastic view...

Thank DavidHoyer
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Ok Hotel. Good location. Good price. Friendly but, shy service. They won't let you check in before 3. Rooms are clean. Beds are ok. But, really it's the location that is good. They seem to be more competitive in price than comparable hotels. Parking costs 25 EUR under the Vrijdagmarkt. They don't have their own parking as many hotel websites...

Thank TheReviewGuy77

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • 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: ₹ 7,009 - ₹ 12,933 (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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