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Holiday Inn Gent Expo

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Maaltekouter 3, Ghent 9051, Belgium
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Ranked #15 of 37 hotels in Ghent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Except for being close to motorway, a really bad choice. I was enveloped in nicotine as I entered the room. They said it was a non smoking room when I phoned down to check. Service was one of disinterest. Cleanliness was not a focus. Worst holiday inn I have ever stayed in. My wife asked if a pillow could be... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear KPS1955, Thank you for your recent correspondence regarding Holiday Inn Gent Expo. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to bring this matters to our attention and apologise for any inconvenience you may have experienced. I am very disappointed to read about the negative points which has made your stay uncomfortable such as the cigarette smell in your room.... More

Bexley, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
39 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Quite simply I stayed her as a mid way point to travels into Northern Germany from the UK. I arrived at 2115pm on Sunday 1st June with only 45 mins to get something to eat. The staff were helpful, polite and did not make me feel rushed which was appreciated, I had sea bass and fries for dinner with two... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Garryturner, Thank you for your positive review regarding your stay. It’s always enjoyable to read that a guest felt comfortable straight away upon arriving in our hotel, as comfort is an important, if not, the most important aspect of your stay. Our hotel is indeed well located, either as stopover or to visit the city centre of Ghent. Thank... More

Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This frinedly and well presented hotel has good rooms, pleasant staff and a restaurant with good dinner and breakfast options. A little way outside Ghent the nearby trolley bus service provides quick and wellp riced acces to the city centre

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Phinthyme, Let me thank you for your stay with us and taking the time to provide us with your opinion. I am delighted to hear about your positive experience with our staff and dining facilities. If you want to discover the beautiful historic town of Ghent we recommend using tramline number 1. The tram gets into Ghent very frequent... More

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

After a nightmare journey from auto route to hotel due to roadworks we eventually arrived to a friendly welcome at reception. We were allowed to park directly outside reception and we had a large room on 3rd floor. The room was spotless and very comfotable. We enjoyed an aperitif in the bar and had a leisurely buffet meal in the... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Geoff C, It is a please to find out about your last stay at our hotel. I would like to thank you for sharing your opinion on Tripadvisor. To find our hotel we strongly advise our guests to follow the signs ‘Expo’ or ‘Holiday Inn Gent Expo’ instead of following the GPS since it is a new area. Thank... More

Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Upon late arrival, I encountered a concert (party) in the restaurant (at the same time hotel lobby). This was loud to such an extent that it was unable to hear the receptionist while checking in. The room I got (last available one in the hotel) was looking at the restaurant lobby, and i could "enjoy" the concert free of charge... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Ivan M, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We informed all of our guests about the private party in the hotel. We would like to apologize that the hotel was completely full at the moment of your stay. This is very exceptionally that we had a performance and only for 1 hour. We... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Me and my brother stayed here for the Tour of Flanders Sportive. Its in an odd location in a sort of massive motorway roundabout next to a Ikea. The hotel check-in was friendly and prompt although the they appeared to confuse the booking - we were in a double room and I had booked one with a double bed and... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Dunnoh, Thank you for your stay at our hotel during the Tour of Flanders. It is satisfying to read about your experiences especially regarding the evening buffet being tasty and the easy connection to our WIFI network. Our staff is indeed very committed and do their utmost best to provide our guests with a good service. I am pleased... More

Stonehaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The hotel was bright and clean, the rooms were well laid out and an excellent shower. The bar was well stocked and I enjoyed a beer from there with my evening meal. The meals were a little like any self service, though a distinct lack of beef. We did get beef olives which were mostly just a very thin wrapping... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear 404Mij404, Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. I am happy to read your stay was enjoyable because of our rooms with comfortable shower, the staff’s language skills and a comfortable shower. Being in Belgium you should definitely try out some of our beers which you clearly did and enjoyed during your evening meal. I hope Holiday Inn Gent... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stayed here for first night of a trip down through France. Room was clean and spacious, was a bit concerned as was an inner room overlooking the restuarant and bar area but could not hear a thing even when the restuarant was busy, didn't eat in the evening as arrived late but did have a drink in the bar. Breakfast... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Ollie2870, Thank you for taking the time to write down a review about Holiday Inn Gent Expo. I am delighted to read your doubts about a room overlooking the restaurant turned into a positive experience. Our breakfast can daily be used in an American style buffet with various types of bread, cereals, boiled eggs and scrambled egg, cheese, yoghurt,... More

Drammen, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The hotel is centrally located in the EXPO/business area of Ghent which makes the hotel attractive for business travelers. The rooms are OK, service is excellent, it's clean and in general I am happy with the experience. I am seldom unhappy, but I feel that I should share my disappointment with the hotel experience since it is tailored for business... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear Brasoygard, I would like to thank you for your review on Tripadvisor about your last stay with us in April this year. Sharing your experience with us and others gives us the opportunity to improve some imperfections. These notes will definitely be discussed with the departments involved such as the error on your television. We do indeed have all... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last week as part of a tour to brugge and dutch gardens. The rooms are spacious we had an outer room overlooking the expo center,it was nice and clean with tea and coffee tray so that you can make a drink when you want to. We stayed on a bed and breakfast and evening meal... More

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genthotelier, General Manager at Holiday Inn Gent Expo, responded to this review

Dear 43j, Thank you and your group members for staying at our hotel and writing this lovely review about us. Your satisfaction both about the rooms and dining facilities pleases me because we want you to feel like you’re at home. Knowing that we succeeded gives me and my team a good feeling. I hope you had an amazing time... More

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Address: Maaltekouter 3, Ghent 9051, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Gent Expo 4*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Ghent #6 Luxury Hotel in Ghent
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FREE USE OF BROADBAND INTERNET IN THE ENTIRE HOTEL!Holiday Inn Gent Expo is a 4-star hotel with an entirely refurbished Atrium which is ideally situated at the crossing of the major European motorway junction (E40-E17-A17) at exit 14 - Expo and next to Flanders Expo and IKEA Gent. Furthermore hotel Holiday Inn Ghent Expo is connected with the historic city centre of Ghent: the tram stop is located at 100 metres from the hotel with a link of every 10 minutes to the city centre. This Holiday Inn hotel in Ghent is centrally located for business as well as for tourists exploring Flanders. All 169 comfortable spacious hotel rooms have double glazed windows and are air-conditioned, equipped with minibar, LCD flatscreen TV and coffee & tea making facilities. The eye-catching Atrium, under a huge glass roof and glazed elevators, is the heart of the hotel. Here you will find our trendy Atrium Restaurant with a unique design. The cuisine is contemporary, associating light and refined meals with inventive Belgian flavours. The Lounge Wine Bar is the meeting point in the surroundings. The atrium, bar, lobby and meeting rooms offer free wireless high speed Internet (WIFI)! Looking for a meeting place in Gent? Holiday Inn hotel Ghent offers 9 meeting rooms with natural daylight. ... more   less 
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