1898 The Post

Top choice hotel in Ghent

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9.3 out of 10

This beautiful boutique offering is housed in Ghent's spectacular twin-turreted former post office. The property's common areas, guestrooms and suites are dark and moody in a wonderful way, with elements of great design at every turn (though note the standard rooms are compact for the price). The hotel also offers fine dining and an ultra-atmospheric bar.

The property is located in a vehicle-free zone.

Quick description via booking.com

Boutique hotel 1898 The Post offers accommodation in an iconic, historical building in the heart of Ghent. It is situated in the former post office. The hotel has 37 rooms and suites that are decorated elegantly with antique furniture. They also feature high ceilings or sloped roofs. All rooms & suites offer views of the city, king-size beds, free WiFi, modern technology and luxury amenities. Guests can come to The Kitchen to relax, work, or enjoy a nice cup of coffee. It is a shared area, with an open fireplace overlooking Ghent. The Kitchen offers an American buffet breakfast, a selection of fresh and seasonal light dishes for lunch and homemade pastries for afternoon tea. The hotel also features a cocktail bar: The Cobbler, named after the special type of cocktail shaker. The hotel's world-class bartenders offer a creative range of cocktails, as well as a selection of fine tapas and delicacies. The hotel also has a meeting room of 57 m2 suitable for up to 10 people in boardroom style, with the option to organize coffee breaks or light lunches. Situated in between the Graslei and the Kornmarkt, during this festive period the Christmas market is only a few metres away. Antwerp International Airport is 53 km from the property. This accommodation is managed by Zannier Hotels, who also manage Phum Baitang and Le Chalet Zannier.

Important information

Please inform 1898 The Post in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Please note, when booking 6 or more rooms, other policies and charges may apply. Please contact the property for more information.

Features of 1898 The Post


  • Parking
  • Terrace
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Internet services
  • Gift shop
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Wifi
  • Snack bar
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Concierge service
  • Daily maid service

Food and drink

  • Bar


  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Lift
  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking