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Erasmus

Poel 25, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #14 of 38 hotels in Ghent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
Erik B Emmen, The Netherlands
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Rating summary
  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Emmen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Former rich people's house, in nice old style and furniture. Walk out of the hotel and you are smack in the center of town near the Gravensteen castle. Friendly reception. Clean and hygienical hotel and rooms, and ample bath and shower. Parking garages at a hundred meters walking distance for eleven euro per 24 hours. Breakfast is somewhat simple, but... More

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Gokarna, India
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8 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We had the pleasure to stay here last week via WeekendjeWeg. Booked last-minute at 69.00 euro for a double room. The hotel is very centrally located, but still tucked away from the busy city center. We felt very welcome by the friendly and highly professional staff. This hotel oozes charm, warmth and character with it's high ceilings, old floors and... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This is a nice old-fashioned hotel, different from most other hotels. Charm and character, and it has got everything you really need. I would like to highlight the very helpful service. I arrive *really* late at 1am: no problem. I lost my e-ticket and asked them to please print a replacement: no problem. I left really early, and asked for... More

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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

First as others said it is not as in their picture on the canal but up the street two blocks from the canal and bridge into the old town and is across from another hotel. The first night we were put up in the attic room with two beds it was chilly when we arrived and turned the registers up... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This hotel is not your typical glass and chrome hotel. If you fancy something a little different then you should try this hotel. Think wood floors, wooden stairs and big pieces of wooden furniture. This hotel is actually a very old house. The bedroom I stayed in (room 2) was very large, very comfortable and contained a wardrobe that resembled... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We were not happy with this hotel. It is a two star hotel and that should have warned us. The room was large but the furnishings were not comfortable, especially the bed. The bath was also only fair. We would not return here. The block it is located on is creepy at night and the noise level was higher that... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

It's an old atmosphere hotel, with small staff, no elevator... simple and very charming. The breakfast is very good and the staff is more than ready to help with taxis and wait for you for the check in.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

When you are busy then a standard room in a chain hotel is reliable but sterile. The Erasmus is different, when you are travelling at leisure then an historic hotel in a trendy district close to the action but quiet with a good breakfast is what you need – and the Erasmus delivers this. We stayed in a superior room,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Having read the reviews here I was definitely expecting old and quirky, which we were looking forward to. Unfortunately, when we found the hotel, the first thing we noticed was that it did not resemble the picture on Tripadvisor, which indicates that it overlooks water - it actually is on quite a shabby street and looks derelict from the outside.... More

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Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Writing a hotel review is normally straightforward but the Erasmus is anything but typical. It is like an eccentric aunt whose numerous faults are overshadowed by her charm. The place screams out for refurbishment yet you don't want to change a thing. It has a delightful rear garden yet it is inaccessible. The advert picture suggest a bordering river yet... More

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Also Known As:
Erasmus Hotel Ghent
Address: Poel 25, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Ghent
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