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Ghent River Hotel (Ghent, Belgium)

Ghent River Hotel (Ghent, Belgium)

About Ghent River Hotel

On the banks of the River Leie, the Ghent River Hotel 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 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).

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 3872  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(8.2/10)
  • LocationExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.6 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.5 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Boat to and from your hotel.

All other hotels in Ghent, Belgium are unable to boast one fun little feature—boat access. From the banks of the River Leie, you can walk out the hotel’s front door and will able to enjoy the river and the city, rather than having to find access to the wa


Freshly renovated, yet historic.

The merger of a Renaissance-era house and a 19th century sugar refinery, the Ghent River Hotel is the culmination of antiquated charm and modern design and décor. It also provides you access to the city centre and the river, as well as providing delightfu


A view of the city with your breakfast.

For a small fee, not only can you enjoy a savoury morning meal, but you’ll also feast on lovely vistas of the city. Breakfast—consisting of cereals, fruits, sausages, smoked salmon, pancakes and other hot and cold delights—is served from the rooftop dinin

Negative Reviews


No onsite parking available.

Although the hotel does have parking available for guests, it isn’t located onsite. There is a nearby underground parking ramp, which although private and secure, does cost an extra fee to use. If you’re looking to avoid parking fees, you may wish to trav


A couple of minor quibbles.

All in all, travellers felt the hotel was a pleasant place to stay and loved the convenience to downtown. On the other hand, there have been a few small concerns with the accommodations, including some trouble with the heater, lack of a bathroom fan, limi


Thin walls mean poor soundproofing.

While many guests of the Ghent River Hotel haven’t had any real problems with the hotel or grounds, some have noted that the walls were very thin. As such, it was a little too easy for noises from the adjacent rooms, the hallways or the pub to seep into t

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Lift
  5. Gym
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. PC with internet
  10. 24-hour reception
  11. Laundry service
  12. WiFi in public areas
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
Wellness / Spa
  1. Sauna
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Central heating
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Air conditioning
  9. Minibar
  10. Satellite TV
  11. Desk
  12. Telephone
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Waaistraat 5,  9000,  Ghent,  Belgium
Telephone: +32(9)2661010 | Fax: +32(9)2661015 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Ghent River Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Ghent River Hotel?

    No, Ghent River Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Ghent River Hotel?

    No, Ghent River Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Ghent River Hotel?

    No, Ghent River Hotel doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Ghent River Hotel?

    Check-in at Ghent River Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Ghent River Hotel located?

    Ghent River Hotel is located in Waaistraat 5, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.