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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Vijfwindgatenstraat 19, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #13 of 111 Ghent B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth S Bourne, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Marvellous building housing an extremely well run hotel within 15 minutes walk of historical Ghent town centre. Would certainly recommend for couples wishing to explore the town. Owners on hand which makes the environment very friendly. Large comfortable bed and well appointed large en-suite shower room. Room safe provided which saves having to carry everything with you.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How happy was I to have found this beautiful, peaceful, stylish and classic hotel in Ghent. They had private parking (needs booking) and as long as you do not have a big car as it is a bit tight. The service is outstanding, the room was out of this world with the most wonderful bath EVER! The hotel is 15... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is fantastic. It is tucked away off the main road so really quiet. If you feel a bit lazy you can get the tram right into town or it is nice 10 minute walk to the main part. The building was so beautiful with original features. Our room had curtains around the bed and a chandelier. We had... More

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charleston, sc
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84 reviews 84 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This b&b/hotel is great. The service is wonderful, the location is awesome (on a quiet street steps from the bus to/from central station and also just 10minute walk to the old town center). The building inside is gorgeous - mosaic tile floors, parquet and inlay floors on upper floors, period furnishings (with very modern bathrooms - at least in room... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A delightful and charming hotel, beautifully decorated, 10 minutes walk from the centre of town. I was shown my parking space which was booked prior arrival, a bit tight but wow it is in an old building and secure. A drink was offered and a comfortable seat while booking in. I felt that I arrived in a friends house. Spacious,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Checked in and we knew already "this is gonna be fabulous!". Here is why, short, crisp and to the point: + fabulous decor + love to detail all over the building + all you young hotel managment school trainees: go to Hancelot and see how to check in a guest. Perfect + personal service. Both owners take time for a... More

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Ledbury
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Off a small cobbled street, walking through magnificent wooden doors is this wonderful find. Helpful staff, soothing music, a small indoor garden create a sense of peace and tranquility. Our room was spacious, spotless, with well appointed bathroom. The hotel offers bicycles which have to be paid for and is nearby to all interesting places to visit as well as... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I've spent 4 nights in a deluxe room. The room is very generous, and includes a lovely shower, very comfort bad, a sitting area and all the facilities one may need (I've got an iron and an ironing table immediately when I asked). The room is very clean and is cleaned and refreshed every day. The hotel in general is... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

When you arrive in the lobby , it s quiet , nice decoration , good music. So charming ! The room are ok , not exceptional but you have space and large beds. Very good breakfast . They welcome you with very useful explanation on the city. They have good restaurant addresses. Book the bike in advance : it s... More

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Mons, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Fantastic on a par with any boutique hotel I have stayed in. Lovely people lovely food and a fantastic location just 5 mins walk from the main attactions. My wife and I stayed last Saturday and had a meal at "The Twilight Zone" Bistro just up from the theatre. Make sure you go to both, as we had an amazing... More

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Address: Vijfwindgatenstraat 19, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hancelot 4*
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