Boutique hotel 1898 The Post offers accommodations in an iconic, historical building in the heart of Ghent. It is located in the former post office. The hotel has 38 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. Located in between the Graslei and the Kornmarkt, during this festive period the Christmas market is only a few yards away. Antwerp International Airport is 33 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ghent, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking available


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.6
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.8
Free WiFi
9.4
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  • Manal
    Morocco Morocco
    A wonderful little gem in the middle of Gent. It's a beautifully decorated hotel that was once a former post office with lovely views. The staff was super friendly and nice, comfortable rooms, the cocktail bar was amazing and it was in a very...
  • Noreau
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff were amazing, clean rooms and excellent food. The location was stunning and unbeatable. 5 star experience. We booked this place knowing it would be a splurge due to the cost, but it was well worth it. We loved the area and loved being on the...
  • Ronald
    Germany Germany
    Amazing Historic Hotel in the Heart of Ghent! The hotel was exceptional in every way! The staff was wonderful and we truly loved the cocktail bar as well!

Hotel area info

Amenities of 1898 The Post
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • City view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs € 25 per day.
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Concierge
    • Wake-up service
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Accessibility
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Dutch

    House rules

    1898 The Post takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    Until 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 14 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    € 25 per child, per night
    3 - 13 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 50 per child, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Groups

    When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash 1898 The Post accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note, when booking 6 or more rooms, other policies and charges may apply. Please contact the property for more information.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform 1898 The Post of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about 1898 The Post

    • Check-in at 1898 The Post is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • The prices at 1898 The Post may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • 1898 The Post offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Room options at 1898 The Post include:

        • Double
        • Suite
        • Twin

      • 1898 The Post is 1,000 feet from the center of Ghent. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.