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Ghent River Hotel

4.0 of 5
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for the Ghent Special Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses. The Staff were the Friendliest. They catered to our American Needs such as "ICE". We had a issue with being overcharged by a taxi service that picked us up at the hotel. They said no problem, they personally contacted the taxi service and got our refund. I can only say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reasonably easy to find, just 3 minute walk from the bus stop. All of the staff (receptionists, chambermaids and breakfast waiters) were corteous and friendly and willing to help with any queries we had. Our room overlooked the river offering fantastic views. The room itself was spotless and spacious as was the bathroon. The hotel offered a fantastic buffet breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read all the positive reviews of this hotel I booked it for a weekend and was a bit disappointed. I fell victim to their website which shows mostly brickwall rooms. I got a rather sober room: White walls and that was that. For a so called luxurious hotel they were very economical: One shower gel for two people for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we only stayed briefly, arriving late and leaving early not much to say. Very quick check in and tidy rooms. Parking involves using a local underground NCP unless you get lucky in the side streets. Very central.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ghent River Hotel while on a motorbike touring break in Europe. The hotel was very clean, spacious rooms, very modern and clean bathroom. The wifi had a good strong signal in our room. My only criticism would be that the beds were so hard. This made for an uncomfortable night's sleep. The hotel is in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and very much enjoyed our stay. It's a good location - easy to walk to most attractions and not far from the tram stop for the station and art galleries. Breakfast was good - nice selection. We were very happy with the room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ghent River Hotel for two nights in the heart of the tourist season (early Aug). I emailed the hotel prior to my arrival to request a room with a view of the river, and was delighted when they granted this. Location is excellent; the hotel is situated by the Vrijdagmarkt and it is about a 5-10... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in a great location on the river. Hotel room was for three adults and had a third proper bed. Lovely river view. Good choice of drinks in mini bar. Bottle opener in room which was ideal for sampling the local bottled beers. Towelling robes and slippers supplied. Nice patio area, nice bar. Breakfast was really good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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