Be sure to get a room in the old section of this hotel, which is made up of 2 (3?) historic houses right on the canal and in the center of everything you would want to see in Ghent. It's around the corner from the Castle of the Counts and 5 minutes from St. Bavo's Cathedral. The room was large, with a wooden floor. Three stairs went down to the room from the entryway/bar/bathroom area. You look right out on the canal from the small, ancient windows and I can imagine that it would be noisy if there is a celebration going on like the one they were preparing for while we were there. The bed was comfy and the amenities were good, although the shower was one of those half-door, weak water pressure ones. Front desk service was very nice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ghent Marriott Hotel sits on the Korenlei, in the historic centre of Ghent. We opened our doors March 20, 2007. Guests staying with us enjoy comfortable guest rooms and suites. There are nine meeting rooms, Poppi Coffee & Wine Bar, and Brixx Cellar Lounge at our property along with Ghent Marriott Hotel restaurant with terrace and view over the river Lys and the historical facades of the Graslei. There is free WiFi. Guests can park in the parking garage under the hotel. Ghent Marriott Hotel has long been considered at the top level of European hospitality and was rewarded in 2013 by Trip Advisor as the best hotel in Belgium. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Marriott Ghent
- Ghent Marriott