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Hostel 47

Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Unfortunately, this was not a good hostel. Due to the positive reviews, our expectations were high. Hostel 47 did not live up to it's good reputation. On the first night, none of the toilets would flush. This was extremely inconvenient and a problem in the whole building, but the owner didn't answer the phone. (he lives across the street) The... More

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Budapest, Hungary
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

We've spent there only one night. (There was no extra charge because of it, for example for the bed linen.) The place is modern, well equipped and clean. The staff is very kind. The town center is very close (have to mention here that Gent is one of the most amazing cities I've ever seen - totally reommended). Hostel 47... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

Just recovering from a great stay in Gent with friends. Hostel 47 was part of it. Although the automated heating system broke down in our room (which made it 25 degrees inside) the rest of the stay was good value for money. The facilities are brand new, the breakfast simple but sufficient (good coffee!) and the environment is not neglected... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

I stayed one night in this hostel. I was lucky because I stayed alone in the 6-people room. Bathrooms and toilets were really clean. The best that I've seen so far. Wi-fi did not exist in third floor. Breakfast was like what it had to be. Accomodation was quite good. 5-10 minutes walking to the central areas.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

My first time staying in a hostel. the host was very good , kind and helpful, location is just a few minutes to ghent centre, stylish and modern. the place is clean but in the morning it will get dirty as the tiles are all in white colour but they clean it up daily. always out of toilet paper in... More

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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

We stayed at this hostel with 19 women for a bachelor party. Although it has been at least 10 years ago since I stayed at a hostel, this was one of the best I've ever stayed in. Clean bathrooms, clean toilets, beautiful beds, designy interior and good breakfast. No standard hostel at all! Well done Hostel 47!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

The hostel was clean and had decent, modern rooms and facilities. The staff were really friendly and helpful too. A bit overpriced, but in line with the rest of Belgium I reckon.

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Brussels, Belgium
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79 reviews 79 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

We used the room on the ground floor. It was very basic with an uncomfortable and noisy bed. Showers were OK but shower curtains were ready for cleaning or replacement. Breakfast was very very basic: bread, some slices of ham or cheese, a bag of corn flakes lying around... Coffee is excellent. Definitely overpriced when you go for a room... More

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Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

Had a great week break in Ghent at this hostel. Spotlessly clean, funky and minimalist design. Great security set up with personal lockers. Friendly owner who speaks good English and French. Free Wifi Staircase a bit steep as in all such houses in this part of the world, no lift. Creaky metal beds, but in the process of being replaced... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

The hostel is in a great location, close to a beautiful canal and a short walk to the main attractions. The price included breakfast and free internet. Everything is new and the owner was very friendly (although he did forget to provide breakfast one morning). The only downfall was bed which was extremely uncomfortable and terrible squeaky. The walls were... More

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Address: Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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