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This former monastery offers rooms in the center of Ghent, only 10 minutes’ walk from the Belfry. PoortAckere dates from 1278 and offers unique character, free Wi-Fi and a garden terrace. Guest house PoortAckere are the old nun’s cells, located in the historic building. The rooms have a shared bathroom. The restaurant serves elegant cuisine in the dining hall which features a high arched ceiling and gothic windows. There is a cozy bar in the Rector's old office Alijn House and the Design Museum are both within a 10-minute walk from the monastery. PoortAckere Guest house is 45 minutes’ drive from Brugge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 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 9.3

Breakfast Info


Private parking at the hotel

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  • Nickole
    United States of America United States of America
    Very clean room and nice staff. Really unique building and experience
  • Sergei
    Australia Australia
    This is an old monastery that's why the facilities are on the floor. The building is amazing, very beautiful, it is not far from city center on the quite street. It can be a bit noisy from the corridor though
  • Francesca
    Italy Italy
    The staff was always kind and helpful. The place was clean and cozy. I really enjoyed my staying!

Hotel area info

Amenities of Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Garden view
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs € 25 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

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From 3:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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

When booking [5] rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please inform Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent 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 Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent

  • Room options at Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent include:

    • Single

  • Guests staying at Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

  • Check-in at Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guesthouse PoortAckere Ghent is 1,950 feet from the center of Ghent. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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