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Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

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melbourne
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a solo traveller on a budget I opted for a small room in the old part of the monastery that had previously housed the nuns. The room was tiny (as advised) with a comfortable bed, wash basin, desk and chair. 2 tall Windows provided light and fresh air. Through the open window I could hear a pianist giving a... More 

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Dear guest, Thanks ever so much for your time to share this review. Indeed, if you are looking for a 'quiet' Ghent, please avoid the 'Gentse Feesten' ;-) Kind regards, Jordi Blanchard More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old nunnery saved from ruin and turned into a hotel. The new repurposed building was graced with minimalistic interior design that kept the base elements of its initial purpose: the rooms are small, have flat screen TVs and new bath appliances, but also exposed old wooded structural bars, low doors and old hinges. It has a nice, quite yard.... More 

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Dear guest, Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear that you had a great time. We are always at your service and hope to see you again! Kind regards, Jordi Blanchard Reception More 

zaventem
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This place has it all. A location in the city center, peace and quiet, history and comfort. Rooms are modern, the place is ancient. You could get lost just walking to your room. Behind every corner a new surprise. Breakfast is amazing, i would call it brunch. All staff are friendly and helpfull. I really do like this hotel. A... More 

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Dear Ana, Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted to hear those charming words about our hotel! We are very pleased to hear you would visit us again, and we are looking forward to it. Do not hesitate to mention that it is not your first visit. Thanks ever so much. Kind regards, Jordi Blanchard Reception More 

Belgium
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94 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We had an amazing movie night after watching the masterpiece The Revenant by Alejandro González Iñárritu with Leonardo diCaprio. Marvelous! We got home: burglary! Cops came, we didn't feel safe and wanted a good night sleep before the lab would show up the next day. We checked in at around 3.30 AM and left 11 AM. There was nothing to... More 

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Dear Helena, Thanks for your review. However, we are sorry to hear all these complaints. I understand the grief: jokes should not be made in these circumstances, that's unheard of. On the other hand, discounts will never be granted on a personal basis, we hope you understand this. I thank you for your contribution, and hope all is fine by... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

For those who intend to hunt for a ghost I'm sorry to tell you that though the atmosphere of rainy night was idealistic for that kind of thing, we hadn't seen one. It's the sort of place that you tone down your voice automatically and went to sleep early.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I was traveling solo to Ghent and knew that I didn't need anything fancy when it came to hotels. I found this on Booking.com and was intrigued by the thought of staying at an old monastery. I'm so glad I chose to book here. The location was great. It was a five minute walk to the center city and easy... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We had a two person room, which was clean (and included vegan soap and shampoo), but a bit basic perhaps. There's free wifi and in walking distance of the city centre. Staff was very helpful and multilingual.

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Thank StanDeJong
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102 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has an unique atmosphere of an old monastery just a few minutes walk from the impressive historical sites of Gent. Rooms are simple but comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel has a convenient paid parking space that is very convenient if you come by automobile. The prices are reasonable and the breakfast that is included... More 

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Thank Ronald Jean D
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Especially the ambiance is very nice. The rooms are clean but a little bit 'aged' and could use an upgrade to the 2000+ standard. However, the personnel is firendly and nice and it's near the city (walking distance less than 10 minutes).

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

Address: Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: $66 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poortackere Monasterium Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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