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Ghent River Hotel

4.0 of 5
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Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #10 of 39 Hotels in Ghent
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Andy C Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here with friends for the Ghent Fest, ideal location for the town centre and far away from the noise of the festival (if you do not want to hear it!). Our room overlooked the river, very picturesque. We would stay here again without doubt however because we wanted to sample the food around the various bars and restuarants we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for three nights. It was a nice hotel in the center near everything we wanted to see, and the staff was very helpful. Our bathroom, however, in room number 16, smelled terribly of urine. I didn't complain because maybe the city was having a plumbing problem at the time? It was during Ghent Fest.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as part of a romantic weekend away! Stayed in the executive room and couldn't ask for anything more! Really nice hotel in the heart of Ghent which is by far the best city in Belgium. Definitely will return!

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean , central and good staff but not as nice as I d hoped ,rooms did nt match the pictures and you would nt know the hotel is on the river as you can t see it , maybe we were just unlucky with our allocated rooms , having said that its a good hotel and was ok.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel but for the money i paid i would probably stay elsewhere, the room displayed on booking.com was nothing like the one i stayed in. The underground car park is 2 mins away and cost €8.50 from 6 at night til 10 am

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23 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at this hotel and the room we had was very average for the star rating it has. The bed was comfortable which is always good. The shower was ok but we had no bath, although the friends we went with, did have one. We booked at the same time so couldn't understand why they had... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night only and my only regret is that we didn't book for longer. The hotel was beautiful, perfectly located, immaculately clean, fantastic breakfast and choice and very friendly staff. Parking was in square outside hotel and was not any problem for us to find a space and even better that Sunday was free parking. Well worth a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, close to centre and with good facilities, we didn t had a room with a view so can t say nothing about that. Like everywhere in the west, all the staff is professional and to the point. There is a restaurant (but not open all the time) and elevators. Room had a safe and a fridge with minibar,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been in this hotel two times. The hotel is located no more than 5 minuts of main sightseeing places in Ghent. Helpful staff and in my opinion clean and nice room To enjoy really this hotel ask for a room with views to the kanaal.

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a good starting point for a city trip. The location is in the city centre, and you can easliy park your car in the nearby carpark at the fridaysquare. The staff is friendly and servie minded, the room is very clean and has all accomodation required for a comfortable stay. The breakfast is served at the the... More 

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