This former monastery offers rooms in the center of Ghent, only a 10 minute walk from the Belfry. PoortAckere dates from 1278 and offers unique character, free Wi-Fi and a terrace on the grounds.

Guesthouse PoortAckere has a range of rooms, including the old nun’s quarters, situated throughout the historic building. Some of 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 also a drinks menu featuring a range of beers to compliment the dishes offered.

Alijn House and the Design Museum are both within a 10-minute walk from the monastery. PoortAckere Guesthouse is a 45 minute drive from Bruges.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Your stay will include:
Free WiFi Terrace

Guesthouse PoortAckere has been welcoming guests since Nov 13, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ghent, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Continental, American, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • St Michael's Church
    0.1 miles
  • St Michael's Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • School van Toen
    0.2 miles
  • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent
    0.2 miles
  • Design Museum Ghent
    0.3 miles
  • St. Nicholas' Church
    0.3 miles
  • Flanders Opera Ghent
    0.3 miles
  • Great Butchers' Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Old Fish Market
    0.3 miles
  • Glass Alley
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant du progres
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Dragon
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Ghent Christmas Market
    0.4 miles
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Train Station
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Antwerp International Airport
    33.2 miles
  • Zaventem Airport
    35 miles
  • Ostend - Bruges International Airport
    38.4 miles
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Amenities of Guesthouse PoortAckere
  • Terrace
  • Garden
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 EUR 15 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
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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From 2:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Guesthouse PoortAckere 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.