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Hostel De Draecke

Sint-Widostraat 11, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a tidy and neat place to stay when you are on a low budget. The rooms are really nice, just try to have a room on the street, the view is better, breakfast is good and the beds are soft enough. The bar is small but quite cosy to sit. It is also situated in a fun neighborhood... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Been coming here for a few years and the recent renovation has improved it yet further. This place is excellent value for the price. Rooms are clean, functional and just what we needed as a group of 9 cyclists. A simple breakfast set us up for the day. The hostel has added a bar, but I can't see why you'd... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Stayed here as part of a large group of teachers. The room was very comfortable and well equipped, and the meals that were provided were great. It's in a brilliant location to explore Ghent from, with local shops and bars around the corner. Would highly recommend!

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Clean and secure . Nice big common area. Great location close to all the sights. Matresses made of plastic . No soap or handtowels in rooms . No real character. Probably overall a good option for the price but dont expect anything other than a bed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a four nights stay in De Draecke. It was a really nice stay. We had a room for 6 and everything was fine. Clean and decent for the money, but it's obvious that youngsters use to stay here. It was a little bit noisy, but we cannot fault the Hostel for this. Breakfast was lovely, and the staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

On our way to Paris we stopped over at this hostel, from the start you could see it was a very clean very friendly place to stay over, staff were all very friendly and accomodating where they could be. Breakfast served in the mornings were okay, i thought they could have done a little bit better but wasn't the worst... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Good localisation. Very basic place but clean althought cheap. Breakfast included was not so good. If you are travelling by car you will be missing a parking. We parked on the street 500m down the street (3,5 € per day). We stayed in Youth Hostel Europa in Bruges (same group) and it was much much better, In Gent rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I took 30 people to this hostel.. it was lovely. Reasonably priced, clean and spacious rooms. The location was brilliant, although hard to find and had a job with the coach; Once we found the hotel we had a Great weekend.The Hostel was close to ammenities, lovely town Ghent well worth the visit.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Considering how close this hostel is to the centre, it's great value for money. It's clean, and offers what it claims. However, don't expect much else. The breakfast is basic, the staff is helpful but not very friendly and the rooms are clean, but feel like prison cells. The lockers are not in the rooms but in the hall downstairs,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The location was great, in the center of Ghent and right behind the beautiful castle. The staff was very friendly and helpful and I really appreciated the option to get a breakfast packed box for those (like me) who needed to leave the hostel before the breakfast time (included in the price). Rooms and toilets were clean. There was free... More 

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