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4.0 out of 5

"It was conveniently located near the city center. The check-in was slower than normal. " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 14 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

4-star romantic hotel in Ghent City Centre

City center stay

With a stay at this Ghent City Centre hotel, you'll be steps from Friday Market Square and Statue of Jacob van Artevelde. Kraanlei and Big Cannon are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a gym and a sauna. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a bar/lounge on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also provided.

Free Internet, flat-screen TVs

The 77 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and minibars. Room service, rainfall showerheads, and free newspapers are also available.

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$101* Per night/room Oct 24 - Oct 25

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Ghent River Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ghent River Hotel

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4 out of 5
It was conveniently located near the city center. The check-in was slower than normal.

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 2, 2019 by Philippe Destray

Dear, Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! Greetings from Ghent! Philippe Destray Hotel Manager

4 out of 5
Pros: Location
Stayed here for about a week. Great location near the Jacob van Artevelde statue, the Gravenstein Castle, and plenty of train stops to get to the main transit station. Staff was pretty accommodating during our long stay. If possible, get a room off the river for a calming view.

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015

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About the Ghent River Hotel

Location Waaistraat 5, Ghent, 9000

Property Features

Ghent River Hotel offers its guests a sauna and a fitness center. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 753 square feet (70 square meters). The business-friendly Ghent River Hotel also features a terrace, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. This 4-star Ghent hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 77 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 753 sq ft of conference space
  • 70 sq m of conference space
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Ghent-Dampoort Station (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)

Room Amenities

Ghent River Hotel offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Ghent hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Online Penalty Collection

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 21 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Ghent River
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  • Hotel Ghent River
  • River Ghent
  • River Hotel Ghent
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  • Ghent River Hotel Ghent
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.