Ghent River Hotel

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Terrace/patio
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Ghent River Hotel

Ghent River Hotel

4.0 star property
Upscale hotel in Ghent City Centre with bar/lounge

8,2/10 Very good

678 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Bar
Map
Waaistraat 5, Ghent, 9000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Elevator
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Ghent City Centre

Getting around

  • Brussels Airport (BRU) - 46 min drive
  • Wondelgem Station - 8 min drive
  • Merelbeke Station - 11 min drive
  • Ghent-Dampoort Station - 16 min walk

About this property

Ghent River Hotel

4-star hotel in the heart of Ghent City Centre
At Ghent River Hotel, you can look forward to a terrace, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a gym and a business center.
Other perks include:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), express check-in, and motorized watercraft on site
  • Luggage storage, an elevator, and a TV in the lobby
  • A front desk safe, a 24-hour front desk, and a reception hall
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All guestrooms at Ghent River Hotel include thoughtful touches such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews speak well of the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and shower/tub combinations
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Daily housekeeping and desks

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 77 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

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

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Personal watercraft (motorized)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Conference space (753 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

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

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

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: EUR 3 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge
  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 21 per person (approximately)

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.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

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 and cash.

Also known as

Ghent River
Ghent River Hotel
Hotel Ghent River
River Ghent
River Hotel Ghent
Ghent River Hotel Hotel
Ghent River Hotel Ghent
Ghent River Hotel Hotel Ghent

Frequently asked questions

Does Ghent River Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ghent River 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ghent River 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 Ghent River Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ghent River Hotel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Ghent River Hotel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ghent River Hotel?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Ghent River Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, water skiing, and windsurfing. Enjoy amenities like a sauna and a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Ghent River Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Resto Gok (3-min walk), 't Klokhuys (3-min walk), and Simon Says (3-min walk).
What's the area around Ghent River Hotel like?
Ghent River Hotel is located by the river in Ghent City Centre, a short 5-minute walk from Gravensteen Castle and 7 minutes' walk from Ghent Town Hall. Travelers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

8,2

Very good

8,5/10

Cleanliness

8,0/10

Staff & service

8,0/10

Amenities

8,1/10

Property conditions & facilities

7,9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Deborah, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bruce, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Colin, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

quaint historic area with room over canal
Robert, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Enjoyed our stay by the river
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Perfect
Lovely hotel, well positioned to walk into town. Canal view room, cosy, not to big not too small. Staff friendly and helpful. Very clean hotel, wonderful few days. We walked from Dampoort station, but returned using number 4 Tram to St Pieters station.
Mark, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great place and great location but service not friendly or welcoming
Martha, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Neil, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everythung was great staff very helpful and professional
Angela, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

PAOTING, 1-night trip
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