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Ghent River Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #11 of 38 Hotels in Ghent
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dangui the receptionist is fantastic and so helpful. A very warm welcome to a lovely hotel. Breakfast is lovely and the rooms on the waterfront are nice with brick walls and yet so modern. It is a short walk into the city and interesting shops and restaurants close by. Castle is worth a visit Thank you

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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set near the centre this hotel is ideally situated for sightseeing and the restaurants and bars. Staff are polite and efficient, room was spacious and there is a good choice at breakfast. Bar area is quite small and leisure facilities are minimal. Having said that prices are very reasonable and will be staying here again on my next trip to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed at the Ghent River Hotel. Really fresh and excellent staff. Enjoyed the old historical room layout with old rafters still in place. A little gem and great value. Perfect location and well worth a visit. Barry

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel if you want top sleep in the centre. The gym was very small but there was possibility to run, cross-train, row and take a sauna. The breakfast was ok. The reception were serviceminded and helped with averything we needed.

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

I took this holiday as a Eurostar package, the journey was easy from Brusselles Midi station and we were given an upgrade to a river view room. The hotel is small but perfectly placed for touring and we found some excellent places to eat and drink. The only downside was there was some noise from outside the room, perhaps they... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled as a group of four the hotel is very basic, small lobby bar and nice breakfast room. The breakfast is excellent nice selection and the scrambled egg was delicious. The location is excellent and all the major sites are all within walking distance. The reception were very helpful providing maps and ringing to book restaurants. If in ghent... More 

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were moved to this hotel from the Hotel Gravensteen, part of the same group. The reason we were given was a lack of bookings. However this hotel 'made an exception' to take our dog (which we'd originally booked in with Gravensteen who take pets) and then placed us in a smoking room. They said we were unable to move... More 

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here 3 nights leading up to Christmas 2014. We booked the hotel through a 2 night deal which included drinks on arrival, breakfast and a river cruise. We were able to add another night for the same price as our deal which was nice. Our room was quite nice with high ceilings and contemporay design... More 

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Tunbridge Wells
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights between Christmas and New Year. The hotel is yards from Vrijdagmarkt and within easy walking distance of all the major sites. Stayed in Room 104, which was an Executive room which had two double beds. A big room which maybe the reason why is was a bit on the chilly side. Also right beside the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is perfect, very city centre. The hotel was clean and the staff were friendly. We had requested a double room with a Riverside view, however the room we received was on the ground floor across from the bar, with an 'alleyway/brickwall view', this was a disappointment but wasn't a major issue, as perhaps all the... More 

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Address: Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ghent River Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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