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Ghent River Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #9 of 38 hotels in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms were adequate which were clean, serviceable and had a good UK television selection. The upper rooms were quite hot during warm days as the Air Con is only on during Summer months. Leaving windows open, was quite noisy until the next door club closed in the early evening. Breakfast was amazing and the best part of the hotel.... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this property randomly, but it was very lucky for us. The location was superb, the service exceptional, and the room was extremely comfortable. If we return to Ghent, we will definitely choose this hotel again.

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DrJHungary, I wanted to pass on my sincere thanks for taking the time and trouble to write your comment on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay at the Ghent River Hotel and was most interested to read your valuable feedback. Guests’ comments are of paramount importance to us, both in terms of measuring... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night at the Ghent river hotel , very clean and spacious room, nice comfortable bed, bathroom was clean and modern. WiFi was good (code given at reception). On the doorstep to all the sights of Ghent.

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andyn I wanted to pass on my sincere thanks for taking the time and trouble to complete your Trip Advisor comments. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your weekend trip at our hotel so much and that you enjoyed the spaciousness of your room as well as our great location. We very much look forward to welcoming... More

Leimuiden, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Very Clean modern hotel, not stuffy at all. The rooms were large, Tea n Coffee provided, nice comfortable bed. Only complaint was small thin towels, no makeup/ shaving mirror, and no extraction in bathroom. The bathroom was a room separated from the bedroom by a very thin wall, and as such was no very private There was also noise from... More

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Heemserveen
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Good tidy rooms which are decorated with authentic features of the old building as it was. Eventhough its not possible to dine at the hotel the service is very good with a very good breakfast room facility and very friendly and helpfull staff. The city it self give full possibility's for vArious outstanding cuisine.

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andre Greetings from the Ghent River Staff! So very nice of you to write such positive feedback. Hopefully my staff can welcome you again in our hotel during your next visit to our lovely city! Kind regards Philippe Destray More

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This hotel is in a good location, about 5 minutes from the old centre of Ghent, and we booked a deluxe room on the river side, which was very nicely appointed - comfy bed, big bath, etc. However, as another reviewer has recently said, this was not a 4-star experience, and not worth the high prices. The room service was... More

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judith R I am sorry to hear your stay was quite disappointing for you. Being a 4star hotel, I take a personal interest in ensuring that our Housekeeping Team maintain the highest standards. So I am sad to hear the room was not cleaned well. I understand that the problem with the bad wifi connection was annoying. Every room... More

Surrey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is a medium sized , quite modern hotel , located within easy walking distance of all the attractions of central Ghent. Considering its location , finding the hotel and the parking was relatively straightforward ( not always the case in some cities !) . Apart from Satnav , you can follow the signs to P( arking) 1 Vridjmarket. Check... More

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Albermarle Thank you for your constructive feedback. I am glad to read you enjoyed your stay in general, in spite of some shortcomings. Hopefully my staff can welcome you again in the future! Greetings Philippe Destray More

Geneva
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

For the price and the rate, we were expecting much more. Location cannot be better and we had the Deluxe rooms on the river side. But besides that the hotel doesn't offer facilities and comfort of a 4-star hotel, only its high prices! For the same cost, prefer the Rijlof.

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RIVER72, Manager at Ghent River Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deborah I was most interested to read your valuable feedback, but was sorry to hear that our hotel was not able to offer you what you expected from it. We always try to give our guests value for money and a great all-round experience. Thanks again for your feedback. Greetings Philippe Destray More

Lancs
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My first visit to this hotel in Gent, arrived late at night but receptionist was all ready for me to check in so all sorted, incl wifi code. Room was huge,but here is watch out, rooms with a 40, ie 240, 340 are right beside the stair well, and as a result it was quite noisy also it appeared to... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Very quiet..nice atmosphere... The view from my window was superb. Clean and wonderful interior of the room. The personal was exquisite, so friendly and were wonderful. . Very warm.All in all, I made a good choice. Minus: Was pricey so we stayed just one night but was totally worth the experience.

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Address: Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 38 hotels in Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ghent River Hotel 4*
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