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This hotel blends an industrial history with elegant décor and modern facilities. Ghent River occupies several former factory buildings, less than half a mile from the Botermarkt. It features a sauna, gym free Wi-Fi and a riverside terrace.

The rooms at Ghent River Hotel have a TV, minibar and a modern bathroom. Some of the rooms include original features such as high ceilings or wood- beam ceilings.

The House of Alijn is only 900 feet from River Hotel. Gent-Dampoort Train Station is a 15-minute walk away. The center of Brussels is 40 minutes away by car.

Each morning a buffet breakfast is served in the breakfast room which features panoramic views of Ghent. The buffet includes croissants and pancakes as well as bacon and scrambled eggs.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Ghent River Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jan 5, 2004

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

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Welcoming guests since Jan 5, 2004

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  • Hello, do you have overnight storage for 2 bicycles?

    Yes, we have.

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    Answered on November 3, 2021
  • Are there tea/coffee making facilities in the bedrooms?

    Yes, we have tea and coffee making facilities on all rooms

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    Answered on November 3, 2021
  • Do you have car park facilities

    Ghent River Hotel unfortunately doesn’t offer parking facilities at the hotel, but there are a lot of public parkings close by. The underground parking Vrijdagmarkt is just around the corner of the hotel.

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    Answered on November 19, 2021
  • Hi, I notice you have no parking. Where is the nearest safe car park please? Regards

    underground parking: -Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market) This parking is 50m from the hotel. Price: €23.50/24h. (When you enter Ghent, follow the signs Parking P1 towards Vrijdagmarkt)

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Hotel surroundings *
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
  • Friday Market
    0.1 miles
  • Dulle Griet
    0.1 miles
  • Toreken
    0.1 miles
  • The House of Alijn
    0.1 miles
  • Graffiti Street
    0.2 miles
  • MIAT Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Gravensteen Ghent
    0.2 miles
  • Glass Alley
    0.2 miles
  • Great Butchers' Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Old Fish Market
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Ghent Christmas Market
    0.3 miles
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Train Station
    1.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Antwerp International Airport
    32.8 miles
  • Zaventem Airport
    34.8 miles
  • Ostend - Bruges International Airport
    38.7 miles
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Amenities of Ghent River Hotel
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
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Until 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 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 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 20 per child, per night
2 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
€ 20 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 50 per person, 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 are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Bancontact Diners Club American Express Ghent River Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guest are kindly requested to contact (or leave a comment in the Special Requests box) the hotel if they require an extra bed in their room.

Breakfast is served during the following hours:

06:30 – 10:00 during the week
07:00 – 11:00 during the weekend.

Please be noted that for reservations of more then 5 rooms different group conditions can 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.

FAQs about Ghent River Hotel

  • Room options at Ghent River Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

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

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

  • Ghent River Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna

  • Guests staying at Ghent River Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Ghent River Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of Ghent.