We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


2.0 of 5
Poel 25, Ghent, Belgium
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Write a Review

84 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
East Molesey, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alfred, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Paris, France
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
58 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Maynooth, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Warsaw, Poland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beijing, China
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We enjoyed staying at this hotel. There is lots of history at this hotel, going back to the philosopher Erasmus after which the hotel was named. Rooms were fine, aged but that is the theme of the hotel. The internet was fast, additional charge of 5 euro. Location was excellent - in the city centre and a few minutes walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Emmen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

66 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (58)
Room/suite (9)
Bathroom (4)
View from room (2)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Dining (2)
Other (39)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (8)
Room/suite (3)
Dining (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay


Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question