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De Waterzooi

Sint-Veerleplein 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #11 of 112 Ghent B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the suite/loft for three nights and really came to love staying at this lovely B&B. The owners are very nice people and fun to chat with in the mornings. They do a marvelous breakfast presentation. I would certainly recommend to anyone. It makes for a great location in exploring Ghent as well as Bruges, Brussels, or even Antwerp.

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Dover, Delaware
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

De Waterzooi is in the perfect location; right on Sint Verleplein square, across from Gravensteen Castle, a tram stop out front and within a 10 minute walk to all of the historic district. It also has the perfect accommodations; spacious 2 rooms, including coffee/tea service, refrigerator, deck, robes, super comfortable bed, nice toiletries, sound system and even an elevator if... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have visited Ghent before, but after our experience at De Waterzooi we wouldn't stay anywhere else. The spacious apartment and ideal location were perfect for a relaxing few days after the chaos of getting married. Kay and Christian were both lovely, offering anything they could to make our stay a happy one (even supplying us with plenty of English... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

If you go to Ghent and you don't stay here, you're missing out on one of the best experiences you'll ever have. De Waterzooi is so special that it's impossible to adequately praise or describe it. What makes it so special? First of all, Kay & Christian, the gracious and charming owners. I travelled with a friend; we had two... More

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Freeland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

In a city filled with beauty, Kay and Christian (the owners) create for their guests the most exceptional experience in their B & B. The architectural beauty of the property, combined with the superb breakfasts served each morning by this caring couple make for a very memorable experience. We travel extensively throughout the world, and can honestly say that you... More

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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is marvelous ! The house is absolute exceptionel and the couple that runs the place, seems to do it for pleasure and not for duty! With so many bad and terrible experiences in B&B I was not expecting anything of this caliber regardless the high score in ratings! If you want to experience Ghent this is the place to... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I do extensive research before we book our rooms and after reading glowing reviews about De Waterzooi and Ghent, I added this stop to our recent Low Countries vacation. From the beginning with booking and further important information, Kay and Christian, the amiable hosts, provided us with easy information about booking, gettining into Ghent, and offloading our luggage. With GPS... More

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Conway, MA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were very happy to meet Kay and Christian, who were so helpful and gracious, and to share their lovely home. We stayed in the Felix suite, which was very comfortable, and luxurious. The view of the Castle of the Counts from the living room window was a wonderful treat. Kay and Christian have put a great deal of thought... More

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Hobart, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is THE place to stay in Ghent. My wife and I stayed here for only one night but were delighted with the hospitality, the room (with its wonderful view of the castle), the breakfast and the general warm and welcoming atmosphere. Ghent is a beautiful city and our stay was made even better by choosing De Waterzooi. Enjoy!

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37 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We took the train to Ghent, and then a tram from the station which dropped us at the castle directly in front of De Waterzooi. The square where the property is located is a very busy one with traffic, trams, restaurants and the local "information" office for Ghent. An excellent location and within walking distance of almost everything. Ours was... More

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Address: Sint-Veerleplein 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
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For those who want to discover the hart of medieval Ghent and stay in a luxurious top location. For them one perfect match: The Bed & Breakfast “De Waterzooi”! The Waterzooi is located at the feet of the medieval castle “Gravensteen” upon the little St Veerleplace, surrounded by charming terraces and restaurants, and next to the unique “Patershol”. Our recently renovated house (anno 1737), today it contents two suites. The luxury suites each are installed with: Separate living with plasma TV, mini bar, and bedroom with Tempur beds. ... more   less 
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