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Jan Breydelstraat 8, Ghent, Belgium
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Brooderie
Ranked #21 of 38 hotels in Ghent
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo
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125 reviews 125 reviews
63 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Although maybe not really "alternative" - they probably bake more or less like everybody else - this small and always cramped bakery / cafe with it's wooden tables and chairs of different makes, in an old building close to everything in the old town of Ghent, is different and cozy. We were in room number one, above the cafe, a... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We felt pretty lucky to find a room at such short notice in this great location. I wouldn't normally choose apple green for a wall colour but it suited the style and the room was very spacious. Good breakfast with helpful & friendly owners. I prefer to have en suite toilette - but it was a small compromise. The location... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Located in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium right by the water, across from a museum, and next door to one of the most artistically beautiful flower shops I have ever been to! Delicious organic coffee and a nice healthy breakfast are served in the cafe below - except on Mondays. Various rooms are available... More

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Burlington, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

The Brooderie is downtown - fabulous location. The owner was hospitable and the breakfast was great. Warning! The room was smelly and there was a lot of noise all night long (being right in the centre of Ghent - you can't expect anything but!).

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University Park, Md
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

Oh, I already miss my wonderful corner room! at Brooderie! In fact, I am reluctant to tell others about this great find because suppose I come back and it's booked? I'll take the risk. My first-floor room was not only big and sun-filled, but painted with my favorite colors; deep red-and-mustard-yellow. The above-the-bakery feel, also, created an ambience of warmth... More

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Europe
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

we stayed here for one night only - luckily. Never again. This place has an excellent location and perhaps one of the best breakfast places in Ghent, but the accomodation was so disappointing. We knew we had a room with shared bathroom but we didn't know we also shared that bathroom with the clientele of the teahouse downstairs. Lots of... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

First three negative things, then some positives. I was travelling for business. Crumpled shirt and crumpled suit. Needed to look smart for conference. I asked for an Iron. They said there was No Iron. Then made promises that Sister would bring in Iron. Next morning Sister had excuses why she didnt bring Iron. Said it was too big to bring... More

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Newbury Uk
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104 reviews 104 reviews
31 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2010

This is definitely something a bit different. We had Room 1 which was a huge dual aspect room with pleasant street views. Yes you do share the toilets(there are two) with the public when the bakery is open but they are kept very clean as is the shower. The staff were all incredibly charming and helpful right through form booking... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2010

This was such a great find. I was excited to stay above a Bakery. It was odd checking in, we just walking into a bustling soup and bread joint and told the cashier we were ready to check in. She showed us to the room, and it was VERY large. We had the green room. Very bright and colorful, VERY... More

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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
52 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2008

Just showed up at the counter when the hosts for my original B&B were a no show. They had only 1 room left (their smallest room) but we needed a place to stay so we took it. Very nice people running the bakery / B&B. Great breakfast (closed on Monday, so we had to find our own that day) Bed... More

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Address: Jan Breydelstraat 8, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
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