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Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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zaventem
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

The hotel fulfills the promised experience of an old monastery The hotel spans a series of unconnected but charming buildings. The room I got was not on newest hotel standard but lofty and fully working. Having a real table to work on was great. The doors to the room were authentic (quite simple make and thin) The hotel offers more... More 

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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: $68 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poortackere Monasterium Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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