Ghent River

Waaistraat 5 Ghent 9000 Belgium
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    Ghent River

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    • Ghent, 0.2 miles to City center
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Hotel Ghent River


On the banks of the River Leie, the Ghent River Hotel is a historic, tasteful place to explore the city and its famous attractions, such as the Ghent Friday Market, House of Aljin and the Kraanlei district.

Lodgings at the hotel include minibars, hairdryers, courtesy Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms, flat screen televisions, desks and climate control.

The Ghent River Hotel features free Wi-Fi, public parking (surcharge), room service, laundry, fitness centre, business services, sauna and terrace.

Guests can enjoy a hot, fresh breakfast or a pint and a snack at the bar. The hotel is situated in downtown Ghent, near numerous restaurants as well.

From the hotel, visitors are a short walk from Gravensteein Castle (five minutes), the Big Cannon (two minutes), St. Jacob’s Church (five minutes) and Patershol (five minutes).

Price range

from ‎$84 to ‎$131


Ghent River


Waaistraat 5, 9000, Ghent Belgium | 0.2 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +32(9)2661010 | Fax:+32(9)2661015 | Official Homepage


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Suitable for

  • Business People

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with bathtub,
  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Windows that open,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Central heating,
  • Electric kettle,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Mini-bar,
  • Radio,
  • Desk,
  • Telephone,
  • Room safe,
  • Cable TV,
  • Internet,
  • WiFi in the rooms,
  • Fan,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
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Hotel features

  • Business center,
  • Entrance hall/ lobby,
  • Express check-in / out,
  • Elevator,
  • Parking lot,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • PC with internet,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • Laundry service,
  • WiFi in lobby,
  • Room service,
  • Shoe cleaning service,
  • Concierge,
  • Number of floors,
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Sports Facilities

  • Bike Rental,
  • Fitness / Aerobics,
  • Golf Course,
  • Minigolf,
  • Horse riding,
  • Sailing,
  • Squash,
  • Tennis Court

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It was built between 1313 and 1380 and is 91 metres high. It has served as a bell tower to announce the time and various warnings, but also as a fortified watchtower. The upper part has been rebuilt many times, especially to accommodate the growing number of bells. The Belfry consists of 6 floors hosting art objects, historical documents such as the original plans of the building, and a clock by J.B.Richet (1670) wihich controls a 52-bell carillon. On each bell is a girl and a lion image, the symbol of Ghent. During the tour one can visit the tower, the carillon and the Bellmuseum. The Belfry has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. Visiting hours: from 15th March until 15th November 10:00-18:00. From 01st May until 01st October guided tours at 14:10, 15:10 and 16:10. Not accessible to people on wheelchairs. Entrance fee: 3 €; children until 12 years free.