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Hotel-Brasserie Castel

Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Ranked #22 of 37 hotels in Ghent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
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Huissen
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed only one night in this hotel. The location was fine for travelling into the city by tram, although the parking was troublesome. The room was clean and comfortable, but not memorable. The safe didn't work. Breakfast was nice.

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Basel, Switzerland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The location is perfect if you want to use the train to travel around since the station is 1 minute way (but there is no noise). To go to the city you can take the tram (the stop is 2 minutes away from the hotel) which takes 10 minutes. The breakfast was very good with several options. The staff was... More

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South Coast
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Great size family room, with kids having separate room which was a huge bonus! Friendly staff, good breakfast. Located a little way out from the centre of Ghent, but opposite station and trams so no problem for us.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Location - Directly opposite to Ghent Railway station across square. We were on fourth floor so no noise issues. To get to town centre turn left out of hotel and follow road to left. You can either get on a Tram or follow the tram lines in to town - about a 20 minute walk. Hotel facilities - Reception with... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Great room, courteous and helpful owners and fantastic breakfast. The bar had a good selection of beers and was a nice place to relax in. The room was fresh and clean and nicely decorated - and had tea and cofee making facilities and plenty of shampoo, showergel etc. The only improvement would be to provide internet in the rooms which... More

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Bath
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Rooms are nice, modern and clean. Wish we knew they do not heat the rooms before arrival. We were already cold when we arrived but the rooms were like ice. After an hour of heating on full we were still in coats, beanies and gloves. Would have stayed somewhere else if we knew because this was not a nice way... More

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Leysin, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Went a few days to Ghent for a conference. Hotel Castel was in a great location right in front of the train station. There is a Starbucks next to the station and a few places to have a quick meal. Breakfast was included and good. The one thing that really annoyed me about the hotel was that wifi was included... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We made the booking on-line and obviously we paid by credit card during booking. However, when we leave the hotel, the female owner demanded for payment. We told her payment has been made during booking. However, she said all customers have to pay to them even though bookings are made on-line. She was really rude and picked up the phone... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
48 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We stayed just the one nght in September and recommend this hotel for a short stay. It is right opposite the station and about a 20 minute walk to the centre.We arrived early and were able to leave our bags without trouble. The owners were friendly and helpful and provided a map and a great little book about Ghent to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
60 hotel reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Our reservation at a different place was canceled due to the incompetency of the B&B and their websites. We booked this place last minute via booking.com We were expecting quality way lower than what we actually received, for that it was a good surprise. Although we found all the Ibis chains in the city cheaper after we made the reservation... More

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Address: Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 9, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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