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Ghent River Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Waaistraat 5, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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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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Leiden, Nederland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just (a minute walk) behind one of the main squares of the beautiful and historic centre of Ghent. All the nice restaurants, shops and sights are in walking distance. Tip: just across the street (a 20 second walk, if you walk slowly) is a small and casual Italian restaurant with an evenly small menu, but really delicious dishes. If you... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the executive room and requested the one with the old features (bricks and beam) with river view. That was a tip I read on trip advisor! + Spacious and comfortable room, river view, cosy bed. + Just a few mins walk to the square, the location was great. + Coffee/tea available in room - check in is... More

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Dunkirk,kent.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely and it's very central. It is very clean and quiet too. We had a room overlooking the river on the ground floor (20). Breakfast is also very good with plenty of choice, buffet style. The only suggestion I would make is for tea/coffee facilities in rooms.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good sized clean and comfortable room, very helpful staff, a terrific breakfast choice with a great central location. We would stay there again and would recommend this great value unpretentious Hotel to anyone visiting Ghent. Hope to see you again soon

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Durham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a trip to Gent literally at the last moment so were a little concerned that we'd arrive and find there was no room (which did once happen to us in Paris!) . Fortunately after an 11hr journey there was a nice, clean and comfortable room awaiting us and friendly staff who provided maps and leaflets on where to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you picked a hotel purely on location then this would be the one. Right by the main area, but tucked in a quiet street with some rooms overlooking the river is perfect. Easy parking as well – Underground car park 30 seconds away (11 Euros a day). We had a ‘deluxe’ room which was a great size – one... More

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Ruse, Bulgaria
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated within 5 mins walk to the historical city center. Our room was on the first floor with a river view which made our stay even more spectacular. It is great to have the canal just outside the window and watch the tourist boats passing by. The room itself was very beautifully designed, with a wooden ceiling... More

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York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start?...The standards of this hotel are nowhere near 4* We had a twin room on the ground floor. Expecting a tea/coffee tray in a 4 star hotel? You won't get one here. Small dull room clean but full of old furniture which has seen better days. Only 4 coat hangers. Headboard loose, mattress obviously old but was comfy.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Ghent river hotel is located in a former sugar refinery at the river Leie which is the main water way in town. All historic sites are within walking distance. The hotel has nice rooms and clean bathrooms and serves a sumptuous breakfast in a room overlooking the river. Very friendly and helpful staff and daily happy hour with extensive... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

All in all we had a very pleasant stay at the hotel and our room overlooking the river was very nice. However, we got a bit annoyed about some of the service. First of all, when we got into the room, the bathroom waste basket was not emptied from the previous guests, that is really gross. The receptionists came up... 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*
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