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Combining modern and medieval architecture, the NH Gent Belfort sits in the heart of the city, opposite the Town Hall and just a short walk from Graslei Harbour. During your stay, you can relax in the hotel’s gym and sauna, or on the terrace, while the Van Artevelde bar and restaurant serve international dishes and local beers. Rooms at the NH Gent Belfort are furnished in a modern style, with tea and coffee making facilities, flat-screen TVs, minibars, safes, sofas and free wi-fi as standard.
Enjoy the historic city centre of Ghent and relax at our hotel. Novotel Gent Centrum is centrally located. It is therefore the ideal base when you want to explore the many cultural attractions, restaurants and shops the city has to offer. Staying at Novotel Gent Centrum is enjoying culture and gastronomy in a fashionable city. Wind down at our hotel and grab a drink on the terrace, take a dip in the outdoor pool, or use our steambath and sauna.
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Make yourself at home at ibis. Ibis Gent Centrum Opera is located in the city centre of Ghent. With close proximity to all major touristic attractions as the 'Gravensteen' Castle and in the very heart of the shopping centre. The hotel is easily accessible by tram from the station. Close to the local museums as well as the Saint Bavo's Cathedral with the famous altarpiece 'Adoration of the Mystic Lamb'. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a high speed WiFi and a trendy bar.
Suburban Ghent hotel beside Flanders Expo exhibition centre, with a restaurant and free WiFi A 50-minute drive from Brussels Airport and Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Holiday Inn® Gent - Expo hotel is just off the E40 motorway and offers parking for a daily fee. It's a seven minute walk to Sint-Denijs-Westrem Flanders Expo tram stop which has direct connections to Ghent city centre, 20 minutes away. Host up to 200 guests in the 11 fully equipped meeting rooms. Extensive catering options are available and there's free WiFi throughout the hotel. For trade fairs, it's a two-minute walk to the Flanders Expo exhibition centre. Among other businesses, the hotel is close to IKEA and Deloitte. In the city centre, explore the medieval Gravensteen castle, or relax in the cafés and bars lining the charming Graslei quay, beside the River Leie. Among many central museums are SMAK for contemporary art and the Museum of Fine Art for Flemish masters. The sights of Bruges and Antwerp are just 30 minutes' drive away. The hotel's smart rooms feature a work desk and a pillow menu, and kids stay and eat free. Wake up to a hot American buffet breakfast in the stylish restaurant, and enjoy international dishes for lunch and dinner. At the end of a long day, de-stress in the fitness centre or relax with a Belgian beer in the lounge bar.
Parkhotel is a fully renovated and modern hotel at walking distance from the historic city centre. Stay in a quiet neighborhood across from the Sint-Anna Park and enjoy the comfort of this accommodation. The Belfort is less than a 15-minute walk away. All rooms are nicely furnished and trendy in style. Each room has a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and internet (charges applicable). Each room offers a lovely view on the patio and terrace. Start your day with a good breakfast, served on the patio or terrace when weather is sunny. Delicious French cuisine is served in restaurant La Provence (reservation is recommended). Guests can enjoy a range of massage treatments upon request and for an additional charge. Parkhotel is less than 5 minutes away from shopping streets, major attractions and the university buildings. Public transport is available at only 20 metres from the hotel.
Hotel Cathedral A warm welcome awaits you at the small, 3 star rated Hotel Cathedral in Ghent. On site car parking is available. Guests can dine at the hotel restaurant. Rooms at the Hotel Cathedral. There is a no smoking policy throughout the hotel. Leisure Info. The Hotel Cathedral offers a range of leisure facilities.
Suburban Ghent hotel with excellent transport connections nearby, free WiFi and a brasserie Holiday Inn Express® Gent hotel is close to the E17, E40 and R4 motorways. On-site parking is available for a fee, and drivers of electric vehicles can use the hotel's free charging station. For city centre connections, Gent Proeftuinstraat bus stop is just across the road, and Gent UZ tram stop is a 10-minute walk away. Gent-Sint-Pieters train station is seven minutes' drive away or five minutes by tram. Stroll around the lively streets and river port in Ghent’s historic centre, a short tram or bus ride away. Visit the picturesque medieval Gravensteen castle and Belfry of Ghent with its panoramic views. For football fans, Ghelamco Arena stadium is a few minutes' walk from the hotel. Host events for up to 350 people in the hotel's 9 naturally lit meeting rooms. There's free WiFi throughout the building. Tech Lane Gent, home to Ablynx, Bayer, Chevron and VIB, is just a few minutes' drive away, and you can reach Flanders Expo convention centre in 10 minutes. Welcoming guest rooms feature two queen beds ideal for kids, and a pillow menu for comfort. Wake up to the included continental Express Start Breakfast buffet. Socialise and network in the relaxed lobby bar, and enjoy delicious Belgian cuisine in Brasserie D-LYS.
This charming hotel located in the art district of Ghent is one of a very few family-run hotels. The Astoria Hotel has 25 stylishly decorated rooms with all modern amenities. In the morning, you can enjoy an extensive, fresh and homemade breakfast buffet, with homemade products. Visitors are guaranteed cosiness, warmth, charm and an eye for detail. At your arrival we inform you about Ghent in order to give you a feeling of "welcome home".
Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
No imposing entrance nor red carpet. Located on "Oude Houtlei", a modest façade disguises the inner oasis of our medieval cloister: PoortAckere. Throughout history the monastery provided shelter for old and sick, nuns (1278) and orphans. The medieval cloister developed into an eclectic style of architecture, which now lodges up to 113 persons. **** The customer must pay a tourist tax per person and per night directly at the hotel. For more information, contact the hotel. **** Parking ¬ 15 per night.
A stay at ibis Gent Centrum St-Baafs Kathedraal places you in the heart of Ghent, steps from Saint Bavo Cathedral and Royal Dutch Theatre. This hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Castle of Gerald the Devil and 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Episcopal Palace.
With a stay at Best Western Hotel Chamade, you'll be centrally located in Ghent, just a 3-minute walk from Ghent University Botanical Garden and 8 minutes by foot from STAM Ghent City Museum. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Ghent ICC and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Citadel Park.
Hotel Carlton is situated 200 metres from Ghent Saint Peter's Train Station and an 8-minute walk from the ICC Convention Centre. It is provided with free WiFi access in the rooms and offers bicycle and car rental services. The hotel also features electric car charging facilities. All the rooms at the Carlton are furnished with a minibar, a seating area and a desk. A shower or a bath, a hairdryer and free toiletries are featured in the en-suite bathroom of each unit. The hotel offers a continental breakfast buffet, a bar and a salon. Other eating facilities can be found less than a 2-minute walk from the accommodation. The Citadelpark with the Museum of Fine Arts is an 11-minute walk away. Veldstraat Shopping District, the Belfry of Ghent and the Saint Bavo Cathedral are all located within approximately 2 km. The Castle of the Counts can be reached in 3 km. A tram stop 5 minutes away connects to the historical centre.
Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
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Hotels in Ghent
Ghent is in the Flemish part of Belgium. The city has a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with beautiful canal-side architecture and the fresh, modern influence of several thousand university students. You'll enjoy a very warm welcome when you check into a Ghent hotel, and wherever else you go for that matter. The generous hospitality of the city's residents is well known.
Things to do in Ghent
Do as the locals do and hop on a bicycle – you'll see them everywhere. It's easy to get around the city centre on foot, but the main train station is a half-hour walk away. If you're on a bike, steer clear of the tram lines and watch out for cobbles.
Visit the Belfort en Lakenhalle (the belfry and cloth hall). It was built in the 14th century as a monument to the city's independence. From the upper gallery, which is 66 metres above ground, there are panoramic views of Ghent.
STAM is the Ghent city museum. Housed in the 14th-century Bijloke Abbey, it tells the city's story with more than 300 historical artefacts.
Belgian food and drink
When you think of Belgium, you probably think of Belgian chocolate. In Ghent, there are so many choices that you may want to save the chocolate for last.
The city's reputation for delicious, quality food has spread considerably. There's also a strong Turkish population in Ghent, with Turkish restaurants dotted around.
The Flemish influences over the region can be seen in local speciality stoverij. It's meat (traditionally beef) simmered for three hours in dark beer. This tender, marinated meat is served with Belgian fries – better known in the UK as French fries. The name's still a matter of dispute, so stick with ‘Belgian' for as long as you stay in Ghent.
Taking a canal cruise is a popular activity, and it helps you see more of the local area. It's possible to book private tours for just you and your family. Some tour operators run themed cruises, such as the pancake cruise and the shrimp cruise where you can eat as much as you like on the way.
If you stay in Ghent during the winter, don't miss out on the Belgian Christmas Market. It's held in Saint-Bavo Square, with more than 50 stalls. Alongside locally made candles, jewellery and other crafts, you can pick up a mug of warming Gluhwein.
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