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Hotel Monasterium Poortackere (Ghent, Belgium)


Hotel Monasterium Poortackere (Ghent, Belgium)

About Monasterium Poortackere

Monasterium Poortackere is a peaceful Ghent hotel housed in a converted neogothic monastery, which has history dating back to the year 1278. The 3-star hotel is within a ten-minute walk of the city’s old town attractions, including Korenmarkt and the Korenlei/Graslei canal promenades, St. Nicholas’ Church, St. Bavo’s Cathedral and the Ghent Belfry. Rooms are spread out across four buildings, and come with a minimum standard of private or shared bathrooms, TV, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee supplies and a telephone. Guests can make use of complimentary luggage storage, paid parking is available, and the monastery has 13 meeting rooms throughout the complex, including ballrooms for events. Monasterium Poortackere has a restaurant for group bookings of more than 16 people, and breakfasts are available. Ghent Sint-Pieters central station can be reached in 15 minutes by tram and Brussels Airport is 67.4 kilometres away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  8.6 / 10
  • Rooms
    Okay  6.1 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.7 / 10

Positive Reviews


Ghent centrality, quiet area.

Although guests found Monasterium Poortackere to be well-placed to explore the gorgeous city of Ghent by foot, the area itself proved to be nice and quiet, and conveniently, had some provision for parking.


Large, clean and peaceful quarters.

Those who stayed found their rooms to be simple, but very large, clean and peaceful, and unexpectedly, with a good standard of Wi-Fi.


Nice continental breakfast, kind staff.

The continental breakfasts on offer were found to be of a good quality by those who dined in, while the kind and friendly staff members were found to be lovely by one and all.

Negative Reviews


Decor tired in places.

As you may expect from such an establishment as Monasterium Poortackere, the decor shows signs of wear and tear in parts, and the furniture was also found to be dated bý some, with a few guests not finding the beds and linen to be in good shape. Despite this, most people considered everything to be kept in good condition considering the age and thought it was perfectly fine as long as you do not expect modern luxury.


Breakfast and parking prices.

A small number of those who stayed found both the parking charge and the cost of breakfasts too expensive for their liking, and for the latter, mentioned they were able to eat out for cheaper.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Lift
  3. Parking
  4. Hotel bar
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

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


Oude Houtlei 56 , 9000 , Ghent , Belgium
Telephone: +32 92692210 | Fax: +32 92692230 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Monasterium Poortackere

  • Is there a pool area at Monasterium Poortackere?

    No, Monasterium Poortackere doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Monasterium Poortackere?

    No, Monasterium Poortackere doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Monasterium Poortackere?

    Yes, Monasterium Poortackere provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Monasterium Poortackere?

    Check-in at Monasterium Poortackere is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Monasterium Poortackere located?

    Monasterium Poortackere is located in Oude Houtlei 56, 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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