Accommodation Ghent

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These are the most interesting Ghent areas: Old Town, Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai, Stationsbuurt Noord, Binnenstad, Sluizeken-Tolhuis-Ham, Stationsbuurt-Zuid, Macharius-Heirnis, Muide-Meulestede-Afrikalaan.

Ghent, Belgium
38 hotels, 26 apartments, 9 pensions and 43 another offers of accommodation
Guest rating 86% based on 75,485 ratings

Guide Ghent

The Belgian city Ghent is situated at the confluence of the Scheldt and Leia rivers, approximately 55 kilometers from Brussels. Population reaches up to 250 thousand. Gent is situated on an area of ​​approximately 156 km2. This port is the administrative center of the Flemish province of East Flanders. Medieval walls, architectural treasures, canals, all this and much more you can enjoy in Ghent.

Accommodation in Ghent

In Ghent, we offer a wide range of accommodation. In addition to the luxury hotels that belong to worldwide hotel chains such as Marriott, NH - NH Gent Sint Pieters, Best Western Residence Cour St Georges, we have many cozy and affordable hotels, guesthouses, apartments and hostels. Most accommodation is located in the center of town near landmarks and attractions such as St Bavo's Cathedral (St-Baafskathedraal), the Design Museum (Design Museum), Belfry (Belfort) and Town Hall (Stadhuis). Very popular location is also Graslei waterfront, where you can find guild houses from the 12th century. If you are traveling by train or car, we can offer you accommodation nearby the train station Gent-Sint-Pieters or Gent-Dampoort or highways E40 and E17. In our offer you can also find apartments suitable for both individual clients and also for larger groups or families with children. There are small studios, multiple bedroom apartments and lofts as well. Clients, that are seeking The most popular accommodation in the city is for example ibis Gent Centrum Opera, Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof, Ghent Marriott Hotel, Gent Centrum Novotel, Holiday Inn Gent Expo or Aparthotel Castelnou.

History of Ghent

According to historical and archaeological evidence was the area inhabited as early as in the Stone Age. The Romans conquered this place until the 5th century. An important role in the history played St. Amadeus, who was a missionary and a former nobleman, he founded two of the Abbeys in Ghent. Because of the Abbeys, Ghent has become a safe and popular place for life. Population then grew, also there increased a number of traders from abroad. Between 879 and 883, Vikings repeatedly plundered the town and also both Abbeys. Later, a fortress was built to protect the town and gradually people began to settle along the rivers Scheldt and Leia. Gent has become very important due to its production of cloth, that was exported to Germany, France and North Africa. In 1180, count Philip Alsace rebuilt the wooden fortress to stone castle. Another important personality was the English King Edward III., who became King of France on the occasion of his invitation to Ghent in 1340. Ghent is also a birthplace of Charles V, who later became Holy Roman Emperor. In 1584, there was officially declared Catholicism as the main religion. 18th and 19th centuries were years of industrial development of Ghent.

How to get to Ghent

The nearest airport is in Brussels, approx. 55 km away. The most common way how to get from European cities to Ghent is by train. There are direct train connections from Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Lille. In Ghent, you can find two train stations - Gent-Dampoort and Gent-Sint-Pieters. From Brussels, you can get to Ghent also by car, the journey takes about 40 minutes. If you go to Ghent by bus, you can use two major bus companies - Eurolines or Megabus. These companies operate buses going to London, Amsterdam, Paris and Cologne. For the transport around the city you can use trams, trolleybuses, buses or taxis. Very popular s also to travel a bicycle.

Sights, attractions and activities in Ghent

Ghent is a beautiful, historic town, offering visitors many sights and interesting places to visit. Romantic experience is a walk on an embankment Graslei along the canal, where you can admire old guild houses originating from the 12th century. Another nice place is Bridge St. Michel offering views of the three towers of Ghent - St. Bavo (St-Baafskathedraal) belfry (Belfort) and the church Nicholas (St-Niklaaskerk). In Gent, you can also find a large number of museums, for example Psychiatry Museum, the Museum of Industry and Textiles and Design Museum. Other important buildings are the Town Hall (Stadhuis), Gravensteen Castle and Church of Sv. Anny. Belgium is well known for its production of chocolate or also beers. In Ghent, you can visit many renowned restaurants, bars and pubs. We can recommend the brasserie or Bierhuis also de Trollekelder.

Sport in Ghent

Ghent is a home to two football clubs - K.A.A. Gent and KRC Gent-Zeehaven. Each year the city hosts the prestigious cycling race Six Days of Flanders. The largest sports facility in the town is Flanders Sports Arena.

Famous personalities of Ghent

Ghent is associated with various celebrities. We can for example mention painters Jan van Eyck or Caspar de Crayer, writers Frans de Potter or Jans de Franc Willems, athlete Cédric Van Branteghem, cyclist Bradley Wiggins or football player Kevin De Bruyne.

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    38 Mageleinstraat Ghent , Old Town (0.0 km from center )

    Offering free WiFi and city views, Merveilleux provides accommodation situated in Ghent, just 200 metres from St. Nicholas' Church. It is set 100 metres from Ghent Christmas Market and offers luggage storage space. The air-conditioned bed and breakfast also features a flat-screen TV with cable channels and 1 bathroom with shower. A buffet breakfast is available each morning at the bed and… more

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    Koningin Elisabethlaan 3 Ghent , Stationsbuurt Noord (1.9 km from center )

    Situated in a residential area in Ghent, this hotel benefits from a convenient location a 2-minute walk from Saint Peter's Train Station and a 15-minute walk from the historical centre. Best Western Hotel Chamade offers bicycle and car rental services, a bar and free Wi-Fi access. Each room at Best Western Hotel Chamade is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a telephone and a… more

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    Jan Palfijnstraat 26 Ghent , Old Town (0.4 km from center )

    Set in Ghent's historical centre, the Alphabed & Bike offers rooms with private bathroom, as well as a patio and a common living room with a computer. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire property. Free bikes will be at guests' disposal throughout the stay. Rooms at Alphabed & Bike are fitted with a flat-screen TV and free tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms also feature a… more

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    Vijfwindgatenstraat 19 Ghent , Binnenstad (1.1 km from center )

    Charme Hotel Hancelot is located in a former baron’s town house with elegant décor, only a 15-minute walk from the Belfort. It benefits from free Wi-Fi, a fitness centre as well as a meeting room. There is a tram stop right next to the hotel that offers a direct connection to the city centre. This hotel offers spacious rooms with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, antique furniture and original… more

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    Korenlei Ghent , Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai (0.4 km from center )

    The elegant Ghent Marriott combines historic charm with modern design. This hotel overlooks the famous Korenlei on the bank of the Lys River and boasts an unusual lobby, a fitness centre and free WiFi. The air-conditioned rooms at Ghent Marriott Hotel include a seating area and a flat-screen Satellite TV with Google Chromecast. Guests can get drinks and snacks at the property or make themselves… more

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    Ajuinlei 8 Ghent , Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai (0.3 km from center )

    Set in a townhouse in the heart of historical Ghent, a 5-minute walk from St Nicholas’ Church, the Belfry and Gravensteen’s castle, you can find Schopenhauer. Offering free WiFi, this property also comprises wellness facilities and bicycle rental services. Rooms feature a seating area and a coffee machine. Each unit comes with a private bathroom with a bath or shower, a hairdryer, free… more

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    Poel 1-2 Ghent , Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai (0.5 km from center )

    Located right in Ghent's historical city centre, Hotel de Flandre is set in a historical 18th-century townhouse and features a terrace and an on-site cocktail lounge and bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire hotel. Rooms at the hotel come with luxurious furnishings and include a work desk, a safety deposit box, a minibar and a seating area with a TV. They all comprise a private… more

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    Hoogpoort 31 Ghent , Old Town (0.3 km from center )

    Located right in Ghent's historical centre, Chambreplus is set in a traditional Belgian townhouse and features a garden and a terrace 300 metres from the Korenmarkt Square. It offers spacious accommodation with free WiFi in public areas as well as in the rooms. All rooms at Chambreplus are air conditioned and comprise a seating area with cable TV and a CD and DVD player. They also include a … more

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    Kwaadham 52 Ghent , Old Town (0.4 km from center )

    Located in Ghent's city centre above a pianoshop with small concert hall, Quatre Mains Klaviercentrum features a terrace and offers rooms with private bathroom and free WiFi. Rooms at Quatre Mains Klaviercentrum come with wooden floors, seating area, a work desk, cable TV and an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. Breakfast is prepared with regional products and served daily in the common… more

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    Hoogpoort 63 Ghent , Old Town (0.2 km from center )

    The NH Gent Belfort is located next to Ghent’s historic town hall building. It features stylish accommodation, a fine dining restaurant and an on-site gym and sauna. Free WiFi is available. All rooms at NH Gent Belfort feature design furniture and flat-screen TVs. They have a spacious bathroom that comes with free soap and shampoo products. The on-site restaurant Van Artevelde serves… more

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    Hoogstraat 36 Ghent , Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai (0.7 km from center )

    Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent renovated rooms and public areas in October 2018. The hotel is situated in Gent, only 500 metres from the historical city centre. The central space, in the heart of the hotel offers a welcome area, bar and lounge with a fireplace where guests can enjoy eating any time of the day. Reylof also includes a wellness pool and historic courtyard garden with… more

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    Kasteellaan 51 Ghent , Macharius-Heirnis (1.0 km from center )

    Set in a residential area a 10-minute walk from the historical centre of Ghent, The Aparthotel Castelnou offers spacious accommodation, an on-site à la carte restaurant and a garden terrace. WiFi is available for free and guests can rent bicycles to explore the surroundings. All air-conditioned units feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channel, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and a private… more

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    Penitentenstraat 33 Ghent , Old Town (0.6 km from center )

    Place 2 stay offers modern studios in the centre of Ghent only 200 metres from Vrijdagmarkt. They each feature a seating area with flat-screen cable TV and free wireless hotspot. These studios include an open-plan kitchen with an oven, fridge freezer and microwave as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Each Place 2 stay also has a bathroom with a heated towel rail. The Korenmarkt and St… more

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    Hoogpoort 75-77 Ghent , Old Town (0.2 km from center )

    Cour St Georges offers rooms in an 18th-century building in Gent’s historic centre, within a 3-minute walk from the Saint Bavo's Cathedral, the Belfry and Saint Nicholas' Church. It features a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. All of the rooms at Cour St Georges benefit from original features such as wooden beams. The rooms also include cable TV, a work desk and a minibar. Every morning, guests… more

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    Onderstraat 35 Ghent , Old Town (0.3 km from center )

    Snooz Ap Holiday & Business Flats has air-conditioned guest accommodation in Ghent, 700 metres from Ghent Christmas Market, 300 metres from Graffiti Street and 400 metres from Ghent City Hall. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and private parking is available on site. Featuring a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, each unit also comes with a cable flat-screen TV, ironing… more

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    Ter Platen 60 Ghent , Binnenstad (1.6 km from center )

    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Studio Edville Centre Ghent is situated in Ghent, 400 metres from Muinkpark. All units have a seating area. There is also a dining area and a kitchen fitted with a microwave and refrigerator. A stovetop and coffee machine are also available. Bed linen is featured. St. Peter's Square is 500 metres from Studio Edville Centre Ghent, while MSK Museum is… more

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    Waaistraat 5 Ghent , Old Town (0.6 km from center )

    This hotel blends an industrial history with elegant décor and modern facilities. Ghent River occupies several former factory buildings, only 600 metres from the Botermarkt. It boasts a sauna, gym free Wi-Fi and a riverside terrace. The rooms at Ghent River Hotel have a TV, minibar and a modern bathroom. Some of the rooms include original features such as high ceilings or wooden beams. The… more

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    Seminariestraat 2 Ghent , Old Town (0.4 km from center )

    Providing garden views, a garden and free WiFi, Getaway Studios Gent provides accommodation well located in Ghent, within a short distance of Ghent Christmas Market, Ghent City Hall and Graffiti Street. Featuring a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, wardrobe and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private… more

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    Sint Jacobsnieuwstraat 87 Ghent , Old Town (0.4 km from center )

    Hotel Cathedral offers spacious rooms in Ghent’s historical centre within 200 metres from Saint Bavo's Cathedral and the famous 3 towers of Ghent. This hotel features a bar and bicycle rental services. Free WiFi is available. Each room has air conditioning, a desk and a flat-screen TV with international channels. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and a toilet. Some rooms have… more

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    Oude Houtlei 110 Ghent , Elisabethbegijnhof-Papegaai (0.6 km from center )

    B&B The Verhaegen provides elegant rooms in a monument that carries the same name in and is located in the heart of historical Ghent, set in an 18th-century mansion. Each guest room is individually decorated, combining contemporary style with the more traditional features that characterise this building. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the B&B. You can start your day with a healthy and… more

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