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Top tips for finding Ghent hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Ghent, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Ghent in April and August.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Ghent if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 48 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Ghent accommodation.
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If you would like to stay somewhere that’s well-connected to the city, we recommend Hotel The Lord, which is a 2-minute walk to the Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station. It’s also only 3 miles to Saint Bavo’s Cathedral. Another option is the Best Western Hotel Chamade, a 5-minute walk to the station and only 2 miles to the historic centre of Ghent.
Driving to Ghent? You’ll probably need to consider accommodation that offers free parking to save on costs, such as Studio 17 or the Post Apartment. The former is a renovated textile factory and features a cool speaker system you can connect your favourite holiday playlists to.
If you think you might arrive in Ghent after standard check-in times, we recommend hotels such as the Holiday Inn Gent - Expo or Hotel Harmony as they offer 24-hour receptions so you don’t need to rush.
Both the Charme Hotel Hancelot and the Ghent Marriott Hotel offer business centres that include fax machines, photocopiers and conference rooms, in case you need to do a little work during your stay.
A lot of the popular shops are in the centre of Ghent near Korenmarkt square, so if you're interested in staying somewhere near the shops, we recommend the Novotel Gent Centrum or the NH Gent Belfort as they are both within easy walking distance.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Ghent
Within the historic city centre of Ghent, you can find Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, the Gent Altarpiece, Belfort van Gent (a 91-metre-tall belfry) and The Gravensteen medieval castle, all within walking distance of each other. If you’re interested in visiting these famous locations, consider staying at the Ibis Gent Centrum St Baafs Kathedraal or the Baeten’s Bed and Breakfast as they are perfectly placed to give you easy access to the landmarks.
Ghent is famous for its mastel (bread similar to a bagel), praline chocolate and cuberdons (jelly-filled chocolates shaped like a cone). Within the city centre, you can find traditional shops where you can taste these local delicacies, such as Leonidas (for the chocolate), Mastel Bakery, and Original Cuberdons. The Maison Margo and Gepetto’s – Beautiful Stay in the Historic Centre of Ghent, are both within 1 mile of these famous food shops (it's best to walk so you can build up an appetite).
Yes, Studio 17 and the Ibis Gent Centrum St Baafs Kathedraal are both pet friendly. They ask that you make your request in advance and may charge extra for your faithful companion’s stay.
The NH Gent Belfort has a wheelchair-accessible unit with a lowered sink, shower chair, roll-in shower, and a toilet with grab-rails. The Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent also has an entire unit on the ground floor for guests with reduced mobility.
Travellers who like staying near Sint-Niklaaskerk recommend 1898 The Post, NH Gent Belfort and Ibis Gent Centrum St Baafs Kathedraal.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Ghent. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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