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South Northamptonshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

....so things may have changed in the year since I visited, but I really liked the place. We had a large attic room as there were 6 of us.Not sure if there are more than one of these types of room but ours was set up with a couple of sofas and two beds down stairs and four beds in...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you only wish to have a private room then this is fine. The bathroom was shared but never found it occupied. Location is 5 mins from the city centre so you do not need to spend too much time at the hotel. Main issue i had with my room was that the door had glass above it meaning that...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location in the centre of town. Quiet. Cheap. Not for taking the wife or a romantic weekend away but for other trips a good base. Very good breakfast available. Bar with good selection of drinks. Nice reception. Parking. Easy to find from the station with a map although will need to catch a tram first. Room is ok. Take...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The photos are of our room. This was the third room that they offered us and we were told we should be paying extra because they up graded us. My son was staying in a hostel and it looked better. We were shown photos of beautiful rooms. So to be giving this we were very disappointed. We did ask for...

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Thank Alison G
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay!! The location is ideal for the centre of Ghent and it a really beautiful place. We had a twin room and it was massive. The shower is excellent! The bar was lovely and quiet and a great place for a quick drink before exploring. Was a shame we were only here for 1 night....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

I liked the idea of this hotel as it was unusual as it's a monastery. We booked at the last minute for a nice weekday two day break and we're disappointed when we were given a room in the annexe - rector. It was very old fashioned and not very clean. We got back quite late and had to call...

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Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear the room was not to your liking... It does not really help you if I tell you that we will renovate that particular wing, as well. As for the 15£ (18€) we have taken from your card, that will probably be the tourist tax (3€ per person, per...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We stayed at this hotel for one night with a 4 year old and a baby and loved it! The location is ideal, and even provides onsite parking (though it is an extra 15 euros). The hotel is huge and despite this, we felt like it was very quiet at night and the rooms were very spacious. The hotel provided...

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Management response:

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear you had such a wonderful time in Ghent (and our hotel). As for your remarks about the renovations: indeed, a couple of months ago we have started them. Gradually we will renovate the building whilst preserving the authentic atmosphere. We wish to see you again in Gent...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 22, 2016

If all you want is a quiet, comfortable room near the centre of Ghent, then look no further. Also very good wi-fi coverage in rooms. However, if you are treating the wife then look elsewhere. Rooms and fittings are extremely tired and in need of overhaul. Additional 17.5 euros for breakfast, addit 15 euros to park a car. If money...

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Management response:

Dear Guest, thanks ever so much for your review! It is an honest opinion, which is very true. We offer a unique atmosphere yet you will not find the 'red carpet' here. The breakfast may be on the expensive side, but it is also extensive and very much liked by our guests. The cost of the parking space is competitive...

Reviewed November 21, 2016

Pleasantly surprised with this hotel. Good choice for breakfast and the breakfast room is special. Rooms are simple but this blends in with the atmosphere of the building. Marvellous location being close to the centre but not at all noisy.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again some time. Kind regards, The Reception

Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is not your average hotel, it is right in te city centre, yet it is wonderfully quiet and unlike most city hotels (this goes for me personally anyway) you can have a good night sleep here! The hotel alone is worth while exploring, it has kept it very Original, for example there is a beautiful chapel.

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Dear Guest, Thanks ever so much for your kind review! We will continue to do all we can in order to improve our guest satisfaction! Your opinion, good or bad, is helpful to us! Kind regards, The Reception

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

Address: Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: $77 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poortackere Monasterium Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Rooms in the back or with (real) garden view seem to be a lot more quiet and have their own facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles Eli67R, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are avialable from basic up till luxurious, all in Monastery style. As is was.”
 of 5 bubbles martinsiemons, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Slot kluizenaar ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles anaZaventem, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you look at the chapel, it's beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles StanDeJong, May 8, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sunny room - ours was shrouded by leylandii trees.”
 of 5 bubbles Byonybryant, Feb 20, 2016 | Read review
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