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Hancelot

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Vijfwindgatenstraat 19, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #16 of 115 Ghent B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I moved away from Belgium about 10 years ago, I do visit it on a regular base. On this occasion we had a voucher for a 1 night stay, which we extended with an extra night and an upgrade to a Charme De Luxe Room. The hotel is situated in a beautiful historical building in a nice quiet street.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, historic building with such a feeling of peace and calm in the lobby area, which is really nice to return to. The greeting at reception was very welcoming and informative. Our room was lovely. Yes there were some noises from the old plumbing etc but it didn't disturb us. The breakfast was spectacular and such a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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33 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Even before I arrived I was welcomed by the e-mail of the owners confirming my parking space and informing me about the amenities of the hotel and possibilities of my stay. I was not disappointed at all. The building is beautifully restored and all the key-elements have been kept in place. The antique collection of the owners is dazzling because... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

A Romantic Valentine's at Charme Hotel Hancelot This hotel was a fabulous Belgic gem of a venue to celebrate a romantic break in Ghent. On arrival to the hotel which is situated in a quiet street approx 20 minute walk from the historic old town, you are greeted with a unexpected decadant foyer. Once through to wooden door you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I travel regularly for work and I try to find something different rather than staying in the chains, if I can. And so I found this online near my appointment, and I am glad I did. Upon arrival you may have some hesitation at the street it is in, but don't be. When you enter the hotel it looks wonderful,... More 

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45 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Everything is very good from the welcome to leaving. It is a wonderful old building that has been decorated and furnished very tastefully and authentically. Our room was huge and we also had a dressing room (not used) and large bathroom, it really did feel like being a guest in a grand house of the 19th century. Good breakfast too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Loved it! The exterior belies the beautiful interior! Absolutely beautiful. Spacious bedrooms. Lovely staff. Very close to public transport to historical Centre. For the price...far much better than staying in a "named" establishment

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great service, you're well looked after from start to finish. Excellent spacious rooms that have been furnished to a high standard allowing them to feel cosy with a modern touch. Fantastic location to the city, direct trams and buses to the centre.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I only spent one night in Ghent at this hotel. It definitely is an aged building, but rather than looking dingy or dated, it just was appealingly historical. Our room was on the top floor, which had an angled ceiling due to being a former attic space. So, be careful if you're tall. It was simply decorated,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Hancelot is an absolutely beautiful hotel, and I simply can't recommend it highly enough. From the outside, the building is pleasant enough, but it is when you step inside to the grand reception area that you realise you have chosen a real hidden gem. It is hard not to be impressed by the gand, high celilings, marble finishes and... More 

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