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Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #27 of 37 hotels in Ghent
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
GRN105 Groningen, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel. Very unique and extraordinary. Everything about it is interesting, the courtyards, hallways, chapel, breakfast room. Definitely a better experience than your average normal hotel.

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Pokhara, Nepal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was amazing, and it still had the character of a former monastery. On the way to reception I passed an old chapel. My room had decor that fitted with this - basic, clean, old style. I had a peaceful sleep here, with a nice soft bed. I had good quality towels and a towelling robe. There wasn't a... More

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St. Malo, France
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay in the Monasterium, and we were not disappointed either. It is a former monastery (19th c) transformed into a hotel, and the rooms are all huge. It is just fun to walk around, stop by in the former chapel, maybe have a drink in their bar, sit in the lovely and quiet garden, and enjoy... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This hotel currently has a score of 48%, this seems a bit low. Maybe it is very depend on the room that you are allocated. Our room seemed to be in a newer section and was absolutely fine. Enough space, not very noisy, good facilities. The furtunire might be a little outdated, but it won't trouble you for a 1... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Mate the mistake of ordering this hotel for two nights, will never use it again EVER. Old, smelly and for the worst part, just got a cigarette thrown into my window!! Just pure luck that my room did not catch fire!!

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Geel, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stayed at the 'Maagdenvleugel' for one night during the week. Location is great, close to the Korenmarkt, de Oude Vismijn,... However rooms are old, and although the TLC seemed to be fine, they are desperately in need of some renovation: Unstable floors, smelly rooms (and corridors), moisture problems at the wall, uncomfortable beds/matrasses (or even just sofas in the 4p... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

On first impressions the building is impressive. The lover ground entrance is well presented with atmospheric candle lit corridors and a range do contemporary art. The chapel is an initial glance is stunning. However on closer inspection the original artwork is in a poor condition and in some cases painted over with gloss paint : ( which somewhat reflects the... More

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Georgia, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The Poortackere Monasterium is well worth what you pay for it. I had a hard time finding a remotely affordable place to stay in Ghent for a recent last minute weekend trip. I ended up staying in a "slot" at the Poortackere Monasterium. It was a lovely choice. I booked online through the website, which was easy enough. I took... More

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This guest house, in a fomer monestery, is simple, quirky, fairly central, quiet and full of character, but certainly not a choice for anyone wanitng the international luxuary hotel experience. I love the simplicity, don't mind the lack of TV or en-suite facilities. I also love the character, the chapel and the simple rooms, and have stayed several times. For... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Monasterium is old and not a luxury hotel, but is charming and clean. Excellent breakfast serve in a wonderful medieval saloon. Receptionist are kind, and gardens are beautiful. very well located near saint michel bridge and church.

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Address: Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Poortackere Monasterium Hotel 3*
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