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4.0 out of 5

"The staff here was excellent and made our stay great. Luc and his team were great! Luc was especially very helpful and accommodated two of our request ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 26 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

3-star eco-friendly hotel near Ghelamco Arena, connected to the convention center

Convention convenience

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Ghelamco Arena and 2 miles (3 km) of Citadel Park with a stay here. Museum of Fine Arts and STAM Ghent City Museum are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 10 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and airport shuttle. Guests will appreciate free perks like buffet breakfast and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and pillow menus, the 120 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include minibars, hydromassage showerheads, and hair dryers.

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$86* Per night/room Jun 24 - Jun 25

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Business Studio, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Holiday Inn Express Gent ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Gent

Couples (1)
4 out of 5

Great Staff

Pros: Staff
Cons: Facilities could be better
Location: The Castle, the market street, views of an old city are great!
The staff here was excellent and made our stay great. Luc and his team were great! Luc was especially very helpful and accommodated two of our requests promptly. He even gave us some great suggestions.

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018

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About the Holiday Inn Express Gent

Location Akkerhage 2, Ghent, East Flanders 9000

Property Features

Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 6997 square feet (650 square meters) and includes a conference center. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly Holiday Inn Express Gent. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This 3-star Ghent hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 120 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 6997 sq ft of conference space
  • 650 sq m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Brussels Airport (BRU)
  • Train station: Gentbrugge Station (3.7 km / 2.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Gent offers 120 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in February 2017.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 6:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Brasserie D-LYS (Mon-Thu) - This brasserie specializes in Belgian cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Lobby Bar - This lobby lounge serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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

  • Hiking/biking trails 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
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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 noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. 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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are 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
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Security system
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

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. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.
  • Administrative fee: 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.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 125 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 8)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 19 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 40 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

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  • Holiday Inn Express Gent Ghent
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  • Express Hotel Ghent
  • Ghent Holiday Inn
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  • Holiday Inn Express Gent an IHG Hotel

You should know

  • Holiday Inn Express Gent offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Belgium. This property is rated 3 stars.

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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.