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Holiday Inn Express Gent

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Akkerhage 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #13 of 38 hotels in Ghent
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A basic hotel on the outskirts of Ghent .Staff very helpful and friendly .Well positioned for forward journey .Super buffet breakfast .Satallite tv had some English chanels.Don't go here expecting views or quaintness just good value easy stay. Recommend the restuarant which gave 10% discount for guests and children ate free.We had the buffet at 22.5 euros each there was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed here on a Saturday night in late January. The hotel is very close to the motorway, so is very good choice to use as a stopover when traveling. The hotel has a very large car park spanning the front and side of the hotel, which has plenty of parking spaces. I wasn't charged for parking, which I'm not sure... More

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Brampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Second stay and front desk personnel continue to impress...during last overnight, Laurence(sp?) went out of his way to provide outstanding service. Pull out bed was perfect for the kids. Perfect location to visit sites in Belgium. Breakfast was good, room was clean and comfortable - would definitely stay here again.

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EXHI_Gent_manager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent, responded to this review

Dear 98Joe10 It was my pleasure to be able to help you with all your questions. I'm delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay. That's what we are here for. See you again next time, in the beautiful medieval city of Gent! Sincerely Laurens Roels Hotel Manager More

Mellieha, Malta
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

nice hotel, comfortable rooms ideal for family with kids bit cut off from center so car rental is necessary but very well located if you want to visit other parts of Belgium very good access to high ways, hotel restaurant expensive but do not try the campanile hotel restaurant next door menu no choice and disappointing. the bar of hotel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Very nice hotel, soft beds the pullout not as much. For a American family living abroad it was comfortable. The breakfast was very good a typical European style but plenty of items. At the desk during check in we even got a free ticket for a drink at the bar on site, I mentioned we were going into Ghent to... More

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Drybrook, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We were travelling back to UK from germany and stopped here as it was just of the motorway. The Guy at Reception, Brett (?) was too good to be true. Very kind, super helpful... Our 5 year old had a mouth infection and couldnt eat no solids. We arrived on 1.1., nothing open, late at night.. He got her joghurts... More

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newport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We stayed four nights altogether as the hotel is in a perfect location for traveling around Belgium. 30-40 mins from Antwerp and Brussels. It is a long walk into Ghent centre (35mins) but a bus stop is opposite. €8 each way for 4 adults so we took the car the next day, much easier. Hotel beds were very soft and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We stayed at this hotel on our way to Austria. It was conveniently located just off the motorway. Room was good size and clean. Breakfast was good and included in the price. There were extra charges for parking and local tax which i was not aware off. But reasonable hotel and I would recommend it for short stay.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for two nights in December. The hotel is extremely easy to find and perfect for the car driver. There is very little close by but a short taxi ride will see you in the city centre Approx cost 15 euro. The hotel is acceptable for the business traveller,towels may need replacing but level of cleanliness is not in question.... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I have stayed here previously, and was pleased, but much had changed. My reservation had not been recorded and I had to go on-line to 'prove' that it had been made, the rates quoted were not honoured, the only clerk there was rude, obstreperous, negative, and arrogant. Personnel represent the company and in this case it was most unacceptable! In... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent, responded to this review

Dear Jason C, We would like to thank you for your review and apologize that your experience with our hotel did not meet your expectations. We have sent you a private message to obtain additional details about your experience. Regards, Brenda J. Case Manager IHGCare More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Gent

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Gent Hotel Ghent
Holiday Inn Express Gent Hotel
Holiday Inn Ghent
Express Hotel Ghent
Ghent Holiday Inn
Address: Akkerhage 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Gent 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Find your gateway to Flanders with convenient transport connections close to the Holiday Inn Express Gent hotel.Just a couple of minutes from the convenient E17 motorway and 4km from medieval Gent city centre, make the contemporary Holiday Inn Express Gent your base for exploring the Flanders region. Major business centres such as Brussels and Brugge are within 35 minutes' drive of your welcoming Gent hotel.You can reach Holiday Inn Express Gent via regular rail services from Brussels Airport, which arrive into Gent St Pieters station, 3km from the hotel. We have an ample car park, which adds good value to your stay. Your spacious Guest room is the ideal environment for catching up on work with complimentary wireless Internet.The hotel is close to popular sights in the city, notably the atmospheric charm of the medieval Old Town including St Bavo's Cathedral, with its mystical paintings. For the great outdoors, try Belgium's northern coastal resorts, within a 40-minute drive from us. Kids under 18 stay for free with their parents in one of our spacious Guest rooms.This Green Key eco-label certified hotel uses 100% renewable electricity to lessen its impact on the environment. Help yourself to a hot drink and the complimentary continental breakfast options at Holiday Inn Express Gent. Our helpful staff can advise you on which city-centre attractions to visit. ... more   less 
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