We spent one night at the Europahotel and it met all our requirements. The hotel is located about a 25 minute walk from the centre of Gent, a taxi back cost us about €12 which seemed quite expensive. We chose the hotel for the free parking and found it a good base for cycling on the canal. There is quite a lot of free parking but time your arrival right so other guests have checked out and left some spaces free! The hotel also offers underground parking for €10 a night.
The hotel was clean and comfortable and there was a good choice for breakfast, although watch out for cold eggs and bacon!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Trendy family-run hotel, quiet and yet centrally situated. Completely renovated, re-opened since the 5th of May 2011. At 800 m from St. Pieters’ Station (main station), 1,5 km from the city-centre. Public transport to the city centre at 400 m from the hotel. Easy access to the motorways E17 and E40. Close to Flanders Expo and the Congress centre. The hotel is overlooking the ‘Golden River’, the Leie and is located near the Watersportbaan and the Blaarmeersen and the Topsporthal. The hotel also offers you parking facilities - there’s private parking next to the hotel as well as an underground garage. 41 comfortable rooms, fully equipped with private bathrooms with bath or shower, telephone for local communication and abroad, colour television with remote control, etc…24 hour service! Free Wifi in the lobby, bar and rooms. Bistro Gorduna offers lunch and dinner with a daily menu or "a la carte." Bistro closed on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. 4 Meeting rooms with a capacity of 5 to 280 persons, perfect for seminars, congresses, business lunches, conferences, banquets and other arrangements. In a word, our hotel offers you a cocktail of hospitality, comfort and modern facilities! ... more less
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