The Best Hotels in Ghent

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Ghent for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent renovated rooms and public areas in October 2018. The hotel is situated in… See more

Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent renovated rooms and public areas in October 2018. The hotel is situated in Gent, only 500 metres from the historical city centre. The central space, in the heart of the hotel offers a welcome area, bar and lounge with a fireplace where guests can enjoy eating any time of the day. Reylof also includes a wellness pool and historic courtyard garden with terrace.

Rooms at Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent include high ceilings, large windows, original artworks and has a contemporary touch. The air conditioned rooms and suites feature a Nespresso coffee machine, a smart flat-screen TV and a wireless sound system. The bathroom comes with a rain shower, a separate toilet, a bathrobe and slippers.

In the former coach house, the wellness centre of Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent offers a place to retreat. It includes a spa pool, Finnish sauna, treatment rooms and a fitness center. A range of massages and other treatments are also available for a surcharge.

The garden harmoniously blends in with gastronomic restaurant LOF and its terrace where guests can enjoy the contemporary and honest flavours. serving international food with Flemish influences. Grand Hotel Reylof also offers The Living Bistro & Bar where food is served.

Ancient castles, local markets and jazzy bars can be found in the near area of the hotel.

Public transport stop Korenmarkt is a 5-minute walk. Grand Hotel Reylof is a 10-minute walk from both the House of Alijn and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Hotel guests can make use of the paid on-site parking facilities. Valet parking is available for a surcharge.

Rooms from $162

1898 The Post

Rated 9.2 in 1504 reviews

Boutique hotel 1898 The Post offers accommodation in an iconic, historical building in the heart of Ghent. It is… See more

Boutique hotel 1898 The Post offers accommodation in an iconic, historical building in the heart of Ghent. It is situated in the former post office.

The hotel has 37 rooms and suites that are decorated elegantly with antique furniture. They also feature high ceilings or sloped roofs. All rooms & suites offer views of the city, king-size beds, free WiFi, modern technology and luxury amenities.

Guests can come to The Kitchen to relax, work, or enjoy a nice cup of coffee. It is a shared area, with an open fireplace overlooking Ghent. The Kitchen offers an American buffet breakfast, a selection of fresh and seasonal light dishes for lunch and homemade pastries for afternoon tea.

The hotel also features a cocktail bar: The Cobbler, named after the special type of cocktail shaker. The hotel's world-class bartenders offer a creative range of cocktails, as well as a selection of fine tapas and delicacies.

The hotel also has a meeting room of 57 m2 suitable for up to 10 people in boardroom style, with the option to organize coffee breaks or light lunches.

Situated in between the Graslei and the Kornmarkt, during this festive period the Christmas market is only a few metres away. Antwerp International Airport is 53 km from the property.

Rooms from $176

B&B The Verhaegen

Bed & breakfast

Rated 9.1 in 115 reviews

B&B The Verhaegen provides elegant rooms in a monument that carries the same name in and is located in the heart of… See more

B&B The Verhaegen provides elegant rooms in a monument that carries the same name in and is located in the heart of historical Ghent, set in an 18th-century mansion.

Each guest room is individually decorated, combining contemporary style with the more traditional features that characterise this building.

Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the B&B. You can start your day with a healthy and nourishing breakfast served in the dining room, and admire paintings by P.N. van Reysschoot.

Weather permitting, the beautiful garden offers a green oasis of peace in which you can unwind completely. The warm, personal service of this intimate guesthouse will add extra charm to your stay.

Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges are easy to reach by public transport and car.

Rooms from $215

Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent

Rated 8.9 in 1771 reviews

Situated in Ghent and with Sint-Pietersstation Gent reachable within 3.9 km, Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent features… See more

Situated in Ghent and with Sint-Pietersstation Gent reachable within 3.9 km, Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent features express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service and luggage storage for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent rooms come with bed linen and towels.

The accommodation offers a buffet or American breakfast.

Guests at Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent will be able to enjoy activities in and around Ghent, like cycling.

Boudewijn Seapark is 48 km from the hotel, while Damme Golf is 48 km from the property. The nearest airport is Antwerp International Airport, 62 km from Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent.

Rooms from $134

Hotel Harmony

Rated 8.9 in 1199 reviews

This luxurious family-run hotel in the Patershol District of Ghent offers rooms in 2 historic buildings and benefits… See more

This luxurious family-run hotel in the Patershol District of Ghent offers rooms in 2 historic buildings and benefits from a free heated swimming pool. It is located 100 metres from the Gravensteen Castle and a 10-minute walk from Saint Bavo’s Cathedral.

Each of the rooms at Hotel Harmony features warm décor, a Nespresso machine and modern bathrooms. Some rooms come with views of the oldest parts of the city. The air-conditioned rooms also boast satellite TV, a work desk and a minibar.

The elegant lounge features dark-wood décor and serves drinks including wines and cocktails. Guests can also enjoy a selection of meals both inside and out on the garden terrace. The daily buffet breakfast includes croissants, smoked salmon, boiled eggs and much more.

Saint Peter's Train Station is 5 km from Harmony Hotel, and can be reached by tram line number 1, which passes 100 metres from the hotel next to the Gravensteen Castle.

The historical town of Bruges is a 35-minute drive. Brussels is 40 minutes away by car. The hotel offers car rental and an airport shuttle service on request.

Rooms from $142

Van der Valk Hotel Gent

Rated 8.7 in 2192 reviews

Situated in Ghent, 4 km from Ghent Christmas Market, Van der Valk Hotel Gent features a restaurant, private parking, a… See more

Situated in Ghent, 4 km from Ghent Christmas Market, Van der Valk Hotel Gent features a restaurant, private parking, a fitness and wellness center and a bar. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Van der Valk Hotel Gent the rooms have bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Van der Valk Hotel Gent offers a terrace. Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Ghent, like cycling.

The nearest airport is Antwerp International Airport, 53 km from the accommodation and Brussels Airport (Zaventem) is 54.1KM.

Rooms from $108

Ganda Rooms & Suites

Rated 9.3 in 260 reviews

Located on a quiet street in the heart of Ghent, Ganda Rooms & Suites is housed in a 18th century style townhouse with a… See more

Located on a quiet street in the heart of Ghent, Ganda Rooms & Suites is housed in a 18th century style townhouse with a patio and terraces. Free WiFi access is available. Korenmarkt is 700 metres away.

Offering elegant decor, the rooms feature a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer.

At Ganda Rooms & Suites you will find a terrace on the 2nd floor with a view of Sint-Baafs Cathedral and a bar. A rich breakfast is served daily.

The hotel is 400 metres from the Vrijdagmarkt, 2.5 km from Sint-Pietersstation Gent and 300 metres from Toreken. Brussels Airport is 56 km away.

Rooms from $147

Hotel Carlton

Rated 9.0 in 1254 reviews

Hotel Carlton is situated 200 metres from Ghent Saint Peter's Train Station and an 8-minute walk from the ICC Convention… See more

Hotel Carlton is situated 200 metres from Ghent Saint Peter's Train Station and an 8-minute walk from the ICC Convention Centre. It is provided with free WiFi access in the rooms and offers bicycle and car rental services. The hotel also features electric car charging facilities.

All the rooms at the Carlton are furnished with a minibar, a seating area and a desk. A shower or a bath, a hairdryer and free toiletries are featured in the en-suite bathroom of each unit.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast buffet, a bar and a salon. Other eating facilities can be found less than a 2-minute walk from the accommodation.

The Citadelpark with the Museum of Fine Arts is an 11-minute walk away. Veldstraat Shopping District, the Belfry of Ghent and the Saint Bavo Cathedral are all located within approximately 2 km. The Castle of the Counts can be reached in 3 km. A tram stop 5 minutes away connects to the historical centre.

Rooms from $99

B&B Koeketiene

Bed & breakfast

Rated 9.3 in 149 reviews

Situated 400 metres from Sint-Pietersstation Gent, B&B Koeketiene features accommodation with a restaurant, a garden and… See more

Situated 400 metres from Sint-Pietersstation Gent, B&B Koeketiene features accommodation with a restaurant, a garden and room service for your convenience. Free WiFi is offered.

There is a private bathroom with shower in every unit, along with bathrobes, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast.

Boudewijn Seapark is 43 km from B&B Koeketiene, while Damme Golf is 44 km from the property. The nearest airport is Antwerp International Airport, 62 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $99

Ghent River Hotel

Rated 7.7 in 2592 reviews

This hotel blends an industrial history with elegant décor and modern facilities. Ghent River occupies several former… See more

This hotel blends an industrial history with elegant décor and modern facilities. Ghent River occupies several former factory buildings, only 600 metres from the Botermarkt. It boasts a sauna, gym free Wi-Fi and a riverside terrace.

The rooms at Ghent River Hotel have a TV, minibar and a modern bathroom. Some of the rooms include original features such as high ceilings or wooden beams.

The House of Alijn is less than 300 metres from River Hotel. Gent-Dampoort Railway Station is 15 minutes’ walk away. The centre of Brussels is 40 minutes away by car.

Each morning a buffet breakfast is served in the breakfast room which features panoramic views of Gent. The buffet includes croissants and pancakes as well as bacon and scrambled eggs.

Rooms from $106

Getaway Studios Gent

Apartments

Rated 8.5 in 9365 reviews

Providing garden views, a garden and free WiFi, Getaway Studios Gent is located in Ghent, 4.3 km from… See more

Providing garden views, a garden and free WiFi, Getaway Studios Gent is located in Ghent, 4.3 km from Sint-Pietersstation Gent and 48 km from Boudewijn Seapark.

Featuring a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, wardrobe and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private bathroom with shower in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Damme Golf is 49 km from the apartment, while Minnewater Lake is 49 km away. The nearest airport is Antwerp International Airport, 60 km from Getaway Studios Gent.

Rooms from $103

Ghent Marriott Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 1920 reviews

The elegant Ghent Marriott combines historic charm with modern design. This hotel overlooks the famous Korenlei on the… See more

The elegant Ghent Marriott combines historic charm with modern design. This hotel overlooks the famous Korenlei on the bank of the Lys River and boasts an unusual lobby, a fitness centre and free WiFi.

The air-conditioned rooms at Ghent Marriott Hotel include a seating area and a flat-screen Satellite TV. Guests can get drinks and snacks at the property or make themselves a tea or coffee.

Saint Bavo Square, which features the Belfry, is less than a 10-minute walk from the hotel. The Design Museum is 100 metres away. Marriott Hotel is only 5 minutes’ walk from Gravensteen Castle. Guests can also rent bicycles at the hotel to explore the area.

Poppi Coffee & Wine Bar serves classic dishes throughout the day and cocktails in the evening. Midtown Grill is serving up the finest USDA certified steaks. The emphasis is on pureness, fresh ingredients and quality with a local touch. The restaurant has a warm ambiance from the 30s with an amazing view over the river Lys. In the summer they offer outdoor seating on the riverside terrace.

Rooms from $139

Edgar Guesthouse

Rated 8.7 in 97 reviews

Located in Ghent, 5.4 km from Sint-Pietersstation Gent, Edgar Guesthouse provides air-conditioned rooms and a… See more

Located in Ghent, 5.4 km from Sint-Pietersstation Gent, Edgar Guesthouse provides air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant. Well set in the Binnenstad district, this hotel is set 50 km from Damme Golf. The property is allergy-free and is situated 49 km from Boudewijn Seapark.

At the hotel, every room is equipped with a desk. Edgar Guesthouse features certain rooms with city views, and the rooms include a kettle. All units include a private bathroom, a hairdryer and bed linen.

A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.

The nearest airport is Antwerp International Airport, 62 km from Edgar Guesthouse.

Rooms from $109

Residence Inn Ghent by Marriott

Rated 8.6 in 1000 reviews

Residence Inn Ghent by Marriott has fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Ghent. Featuring a garden, the property… See more

Residence Inn Ghent by Marriott has fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge in Ghent. Featuring a garden, the property is located within 3.2 km of Sint-Pietersstation Gent. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

Certain rooms come with a kitchenette with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge.

The hotel offers a continental or buffet breakfast.

With staff speaking English, Spanish, French and Dutch, round-the-clock advice is available at the reception.

Boudewijn Seapark is 45 km from Residence Inn Ghent by Marriott, while Damme Golf is 46 km from the property. The nearest airport is Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport, 51 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $112

NH Gent Belfort

Rated 8.1 in 4989 reviews

The NH Gent Belfort is located next to Ghent’s historic town hall building. It features stylish accommodation, a fine… See more

The NH Gent Belfort is located next to Ghent’s historic town hall building. It features stylish accommodation, a fine dining restaurant and an on-site gym and sauna. Free WiFi is available.

All rooms at NH Gent Belfort feature design furniture and flat-screen TVs. They have a spacious bathroom that comes with free soap and shampoo products.

The on-site restaurant Van Artevelde serves traditional local cuisine in a warm atmosphere. The bar is a great place to meet for a traditional Belgian beer and delicious cocktails.

When weather permits, the hotel’s outside terrace is a perfect place to enjoy the sun. The garden lounge bar is also an attractive environment for unwinding after a long day.

From this excellent location, guests can easily walk to all the main attractions such as St. Nicholas Church or Post Plaza Shopping Centre.

Rooms from $117