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Ecohostel Andromeda

Bargiekaai 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #11 of 24 Specialty Lodging in Ghent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A buddy and I traveled to Ghent and had only planned on staying a day. Lisa's Ecohostel Andromeda provided such a perfect overnight, we decided to stay for two more days. The barge is a bit of a hostel miracle. Decor's charming, honesty fridge is well-stocked with beer, snacks, and juices, everything is quite safe and secure, the rooms are... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stayed here 1 night in the 8 bed dorm. Was a very friendly stay, the owners happy to help you with recommendations and what to see. The facilities were good, roomy dorm, and nice shower and toilet facilities. Also great ecological ethos. It is a little walk from town but nothing too arduous and definitely worth it for the opportunity... More 

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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We first chose this hostel because it was eco friendly and we were not disappointed! The owners explained us everything they managed to do to respect the environment with pleasure and they even grew plants on the roof! Rooms were clean and colorful which is really nice. The bathrooms were amazing but the kitchen (also used as common room) was... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This may be the best hostel I have stayed in. It is just fun to be right on the river, woken up by birds and water splashing (although the occasional motor boat will also wake you up). It is memorable to be on a barge in a canal! The rooms are spacious. That said, I would think twice about staying... More 

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andromeda595, Owner at Ecohostel Andromeda, responded to this review

Sunny weather is not included in the price, sorry! But if it rains you have a tram going to the city centre (which is located 1,2 km from here), nice and dry!! It's too sad to let your stay be ruined by the rain... Happy travelling! More 

Milan, Italy
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111 reviews 111 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Such a great experience to be in this hostel...the common areas easily let you meet other guests or have a talk with the owners... big showers, always clean...and don't forget to sign the wall of the toilet ;-)

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England
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36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

The two owners put into practice what they believe: sustainable living. I stayed here for four nights and almost had the place to myself. Very nice dorms, each bed with own light. Great kitchen/communal room for chilling out. Good breakfast. It was freezing outside, but the dorm and kitchen/communal room area were really warm. I had the chance to speak... More 

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Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Best hostel I have ever stayed! The most welcoming and friendly owners of the hostel! With good knowledge about the city! Ecofriendly! Great breakfast, simple but good, even with fresh fruit! The fact that it is on a boat makes it even cooler, room very clean. Ideal located for the gentse feesten! I will be back next year!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Amazing hostel! It is located on a houseboat, it has a very cozy feel, with colourful rooms and nicely decorated surroundings.The couple makes you feel welcome and will gladly point out great places to eat and let you know about the main events happening there in Ghent. The showers are amazing, beds really solid and comfortable. There is a fridge... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Recently stayed at the ecohostel for 3 nights. When you arrive you realise the beautiful location of this hostel on a boat and walking around they have all these notes showing how the whole place is environmentally friendly. The only thing I could fault was that I had to leave! The whole place was clean and well maintained, the whe... More 

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WLG, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Loved everything about it. Rooms were bigger than expected - we often forgot we were on a boat. Best showers ever been in a hostel. Although push button operation was a little annoying, I liked the commitment to conserving water and it was made up for by great pressure and heat. I liked the honesty box and recycled toilet water.... More 

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Address: Bargiekaai 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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