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Jan Breydelstraat 8, Ghent, Belgium
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming place, cosy atmosphere, familial kitchen, delicious food! I can only recommend you to stop here, if there is a spot free (however you can try Club Reserva a few meters away), for a coffee, snacks, brunch...family (+ stroller) welcomed!!

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Rome, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok, but nothing special. Single glazed windows, it was a cold day outside, and it was uncomfortably cold inside as well... A bit pricy for what you get... But you are in the centre of Ghent, so what can you expect...

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Brussels, Belgium
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409 reviews 409 reviews
90 hotel reviews
726 helpful votes 726 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here and thought that overall it was just ok. My husband had the breakfast ( pastry, bread, butter, jam, ham and cheese, 1 egg, orange juice, and coffee €12.20). I had mint tea, a croissant, and an egg. Liked: - Location - The menu is sufficient, with combinations such as mini breakfast, breakfast, and two breakfast types with... More 

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132 reviews 132 reviews
63 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Address: Jan Breydelstraat 8, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ghent

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