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 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.

Located in between the Graslei and the Kornmarkt, during this festive period the Christmas market is only a few feet away. Antwerp International Airport is 33 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Ghent, according to independent reviews.

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

1898 The Post has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 17, 2017

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.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Private parking available


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose 1898 The Post

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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Ghent’s old town is watched over by three belfry towers and a cathedral, home to The Adoration Of The Mystic Lamb altarpiece. Explore the medieval center that winds past the Leie River.

What's nearby
  • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent
    0 miles
  • St Michael's Bridge
    0 miles
  • St Michael's Church
    0.1 miles
  • St. Nicholas' Church
    0.1 miles
  • Great Butchers' Hall
    0.1 miles
  • Design Museum Ghent
    0.1 miles
  • Old Fish Market
    0.1 miles
  • Glass Alley
    0.2 miles
  • Belfry of Ghent
    0.2 miles
  • School van Toen
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Max
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Ghent Christmas Market
    0.2 miles
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Train Station
    1.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Antwerp International Airport
    33 miles
  • Zaventem Airport
    34.9 miles
  • Ostend - Bruges International Airport
    38.6 miles
How to get to 1898 The Post from Zaventem Airport
    Taxi
    Public transportation
    Parking available
Amenities of 1898 The Post
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
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 EUR 25 per day.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • 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
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch

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

Check-in

3:00 PM - 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 13 and above are considered 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 by request
Free
3 - 13 years
Extra bed by request
€ 35 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

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.

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

The fine print

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

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.

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.

FAQs about 1898 The Post

  • 1898 The Post is 1,000 feet from the center of Ghent.

  • Room options at 1898 The Post include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

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

    • 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.

    • Guests staying at 1898 The Post can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free
      • American
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • Check-in at 1898 The Post is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to 1898 The Post by:

      • Taxi 50min
      • Train 1h