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Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hoogstraat 36, Ghent 9000, Belgium   |  
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Ranked #2 of 38 Hotels in Ghent
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“Would Go Back Anytime!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Highly recommend this Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof!!
Stayed in the beautiful original renovated historic building for three nights. As the other reviewers have said, the cocktail lounge is beautiful and cozy. Thierry, the awesome bartender in the cocktail lounge, makes excellent tasting cocktails such as a "Forbidden Fruit" and "Lady Killer".
As for giving excellent customer service, Nikolaas De Boot (Front Ofc Mgr), Gie, Laura and a few others went above and beyond during our stay. Location of the hotel is perfect.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

It was again a pleasure to be guests in this beautiful modern decorated historic hotel in the centre of this nice old city Gent. It is amazing how the staff makes you feel you are VIP's.
This time we were visiting Sandton for the weekend with our 3 teenagers and even they said this hotel was special! They liked the rooms, the beds, the beautiful decoration, the nice bathrooms etc., etc. Like we did.
This hotel tries had to make you feel you're home. And they succeed!
Our stay was splendid!

Room Tip: The rooms in the old part of the complex a very very nice!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Good hotel with somewhat odd layout and colorsettings in hallways. Good service and a magnificent breakfast buffet. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Hotel is situated in center of Ghent near the historic area.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Laarne, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I had organized a roadshow for one of my client and this hotel is just excellent!
Very nice, beautiful hotel with excellent service! Very good food, professional team. Just perfect!
Nothing to remark. i can highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oostkamp, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Amazing hotel with beautiful rooms, excellent food and great service! We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely go back. The hotel is very close to the City Centre. The bar is super trendy and cosy. Great selection of cocktails and champagnes.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Hotel is about a 5 minute walk from the historic area along the canal. It has a very nice patio/garden area with relatively quick service for an afternoon drink. The hotel itself is a combination of historic and modern. My room was very new with modern fixtures and it was quite large for a European hotel although the shape of the room was a bit odd. The hallways are very winding and the hotel elevators had mutliple levels (1A, 1B etc) which made getting to and from your room confusing. Tolietries included shampoo (no conditioner) lotion and shower gel along with an the standard cotton ball Q tip kit. Bathroom had a big walk in shower (although I do hate the half door European showers after countless trips I still flood the bathroom). Breakfast was an expensive E 20 if not in your room rate and included the standard fare eggs, bacon, sausage, cheese, granola etc.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

A great hotel with a beautifull interior.
We went for a city trip in ghent, wonderfull weather and a hotel with everything you need.
A star restaurant ! A huge bar and cosy coctailbar.
The staff is very friendly .
the rooms are very clean and very nice !
We loved this hotel and we will come back to Sandton grand reylof !

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof

Address: Hoogstraat 36, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 38 Hotels in Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This magnificent 18th-century Ghent hotel offers stylish interiors and modern amenities. It is only 750 meters from the Belfry. The Reylof features a wellness center and a garden courtyard with terraces. In restaurant LOF they serve classic French dishes and oriental cuisine. And in the Champagne bar you can enjoy a delicious glass of champagne. Rooms at the Grand Hotel Sandton Reylof have high ceilings, large windows and a beautiful French-style interior with modern details. Each room has air conditioning, a minibar and a luxurious bathroom with a spacious rain shower for 2 people or a bathtub. In the suites the minibar is included. The wellness in a former coach house situated in the garden offers a wonderful setting for relaxation. You can have several soothing massages and other treatments. For hotel guests the use the of the sauna, steam bath, fitness and wellness pool are free, except for the treatments. There is a business corner with PC available. Also, there are 9 meeting rooms available with connections for all types of equipment, the equipment is present in the hotel. The hotel has a parking garage (€21/day) with a free charging-point for electric cars. There is also a public parking 'Ramen', just around the corner. Since April 2013, Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof has besides the BREEAM certificate also the Green Key award. ... more   less 
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