Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel

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Overview of Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel

3.0 star property
Eco-friendly hotel with restaurant, connected to the convention center, near Ghelamco Arena

8,0/10 Very good

771 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Akkerhage 2, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Self parking
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

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About this area

Getting around

  • Brussels Airport (BRU) - 40 min drive
  • Gentbrugge Station - 4 min drive
  • Merelbeke Station - 7 min drive
  • Drongen Station - 10 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel

3-star eco-friendly hotel connected to the convention center, rejuvenated in 2017
Consider a stay at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel and take advantage of a free breakfast buffet, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a terrace. The onsite brasserie, Brasserie D-LYS (Mon-Thu), features Belgian cuisine and light fare. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as shopping on site and a coffee shop/cafe.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Self parking (surcharge), an electric car charging station, and a ballroom
  • A reception hall, luggage storage, and 10 meeting rooms
  • A banquet hall, a water dispenser, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel include perks such as pillow menus and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and air conditioning. Guests reviews speak well of the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Children's books and free infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with hydromassage showers and free toiletries
  • 32-inch HDTVs with satellite channels
  • Mini fridges, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 120 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (EUR 19 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Offsite parking within 0.3 mi (EUR 40 per day)

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast on weekday mornings 6 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Shared microwave
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's games
  • Toys
  • Children's books

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Conference center (6997 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness center

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

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.

Awards and 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.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 125 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 8)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Parking

  • Self parking costs EUR 19 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking is available offsite and costs EUR 40 per day (0.3 mi away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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

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.

Also known as

Gent Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express Gent
Holiday Inn Express Gent Ghent
Holiday Inn Express Gent Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Gent Hotel Ghent
Express Hotel Ghent
Ghent Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Ghent

Frequently asked questions

Does Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
As of 03 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel on 09 October 2022 start from R1 631, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
Yes. Self parking costs EUR 19 per night. Electric vehicle charging is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 125 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center, a picnic area, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, Brasserie D-LYS (Mon-Thu) offers Belgian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Horseele (8-min walk), THOOFtgerecht (2.1 mi), and Mayom Thai (2.1 mi).
What's the area around Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel like?
Holiday Inn Express Gent, an IHG Hotel is a short 11-minute walk from Ghent University Hospital and 8 minutes' walk from Ghelamco Arena.

Overall score and ratings

8,0

Very good

8,6/10

Cleanliness

8,3/10

Staff & service

7,9/10

Amenities

8,0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Marie-José, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Comfortable and close to motorway network to be a useful break in a journey.
David, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

J R, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

PM, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

VISHAL, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

All went as planned.
Karolina, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly Staff
The Hotel is a good size room and service, the staff (Kevin) helped us when I forget bring our adaptor of phone charger (on site purchase would be 25 euro!!). Overall is good except the 19 euro/night parking charge is too much.
Qing, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff in all areas were friendly and welcoming. Excellent
Chris, 2-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Comfortable Stay
The hotel staff was always available if needed. The room was comfortable, and clean. Room included black out curtains which was great. There is also public transport available within walking distance which was great.
Alexis, 2-night family trip
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