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Erasmus

Poel 25, Ghent, Belgium
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Erasmus is a really old hotel with bags of character. We had a familly room on the top floor and there is no lift. The climb is worth the effort. Best night sleep of the holiday, I don't know if this was due to the comfy bed or the fact that the climb up the stairs k.......d me! The... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I don't think you can get a better value for your money. The location was incredibly perfect (check out a map of the city and you'll see). Service is pleasant, helpful, and very accommodating. Room was spacious. clean, quiet, atmospheric, and comfortable. Breakfast - very adequate. An excellent value, in an historic building, with all the amenities needed. Bravo!

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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a great place to stay if you love beautiful old buildings, peace and quiet (and definitely not the usual chain hotel ambience). An excellent breakfast in a lovely room overlooking a small formal garden. It won't be to everyone's taste, but we loved it when we first stayed here 12 years ago, and it's just as good today.

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Alfred, New York
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The hotel is not cheap (about 100 euros on average a night) but I enjoyed the location not far from St Michael's church and bridge. The building is picturesque. The room was fairly modest (but I really like modest). No shower, just a tub with sprayer. Staff was friendly and helpful enough. Breakfast was good. The breakfast room was particularly... More 

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Paris, France
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62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you like to feel the atmosphere of an historic townhouse of medieval style this hotel is for you! The lounge, the staircase, the rooms, the furniture, the courtyard, etc...everything has character and charm, located only a few minutes away from the historic center. We had a room at the upper level, which means it had high ceilings, the problem... More 

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kent
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

An extremely ancient frontage, looks nothing like an hotel, it has a large old wooden door and you have to ring the bell to gain access, but once checked in you will get a key. The decor and furniture is very 'olde world' which is very in keeping with the building, bare creaking staircases, and even a suit of armour... More 

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Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Erasmus has true old world charm, and classic personal service. Our group stayed 4 nights and had 4 rooms, all facing the formal garden in the back. The front street is quiet and not a through street for cars. Each room we had was spacious and unique. The breakfast area featured spacious tables, an excellent breakfast. Doreen was a... More 

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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I read many of the other reviews and thought that this hotel may be a little different with a different type of feel. Let me start with something positive by saying that the staff working here are very nice and helpful. One problem is that they are rarely there. The hotel is not staffed during the day and at night.... More 

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Maynooth, Ireland
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After a couple of rough experiences on Booking.com, I gave it a last chance: I was in a hurry to book a hotel for a work meeting, and used the website again, hoping to get at least not too disappointed with the option I would get. Walking distance from the place where I had scheduled my meeting: that's all I... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Old Style building and old style service ie; genuine and excellent. Manager is fantastic.. waited until our late arrival (23:30) and still greeted us with a genuine welcoming smile....not the 'plastic' type that you get with "Have a nice day" Excellent value for money. I had room No. 2 which overlooked the rear garden...very peaceful Would have preferred it if... More 

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