Must see hotels in Ghent

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    1898 The Post

    This beautiful boutique offering is housed in Ghent's spectacular twin-turreted former post office. The property's common areas, guestrooms and suites are…

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    Simon Says

    Get in quick to snap up one of Simon and Christopher's two fashionably styled guest rooms located above their well-patronised, chilled-out coffee shop in…

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    Treck Hostel

    Treck earns bonus points for creativity and originality: indoor camping! Choose from nine seriously cool vintage vans, a large or small dorm, or pitch…

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    Hotel Harmony

    Luxuriously heaped pillows, fine linen, Miró-esque art and swish modern colours lie beneath the 18th-century beams of this old-meets-new beauty. Even the…

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    Within a classic step-gabled canal-side house, the showstopping attraction at this super-central hostel is the unbeatable view of Ghent’s main towers as…

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    Hotel Verhaegen

    This sumptuous 1770s urban palace retains original sections of 18th-century Chinese wallpaper, a dining room with romantic Austrian-era murals, a dazzling…

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    Ghent Marriott

    On the inside, Ghent's Marriott is a standard international business/tourist hotel with stylish (if somewhat generic), comfortable, modern rooms and a…

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    Hotel Carlton

    Popular with both business and leisure travellers, this friendly family-run hotel in a prime position just east of Sint-Pieters station offers excellent…

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    Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof

    Formerly under the Sandton chain, this luxurious hotel occupies a stunning 18th-century manor house. At the time of writing, it was set to reopen under…

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    ApartGent Apartments

    Book in advance for these wildly popular fully self-contained apartments. They're spacious, stylish, central and aimed at the business or long-stay…

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    Hotel Erasmus

    A suit of armour guards the breakfast in this creaky 16th-century building. Its 12 guest rooms have a mixture of old and antique furniture, giving it an…

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    A Place To Be

    A rare chance to sleep within the walls of a begijnhof. The nicest of three homely rooms has its own kitchenette. St-Amandsberg begijnhof is around 500m…

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    Big Sleep

    The three guestrooms of this friendly B&B in an attractive 1890s townhouse have high ceilings and private showers but shared toilets. The house is…

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    Ecohostel Andromeda

    Sleep on a reed-sprouting ‘recycled’ barge with a small open-top conversation deck. The boat's canal-side moorings are 600m northwest of Oude Begijnhof…

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    Camping Blaarmeersen

    This simple campground is in a recreational park with a pretty pond that's perfect for swimming and aquatic sports. It's located about 4km west of Ghent's…

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    Hostel 47

    Unusually calm yet pretty central, this inviting hostel is in a revamped a high-ceilinged historical house with virginal white walls, spacious bunk rooms…

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    De Draecke

    Behind a pseudo-medieval facade facing a picturesque willow-lined central canal lies this recently thoroughly renovated and spotless (though slightly…

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    Atlas B&B

    This 1863 townhouse has attractive belle époque, art deco and art nouveau touches, a comfortable communal lounge area featuring maps, globes and an…

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    Engelen aan de Waterkant

    Owned by an interior designer, this B&B – set in a 1900 townhouse overlooking a tree-lined canal – has a special atmosphere and two 'angel' rooms.