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Hotel Gravensteen is located in the heart of Ghent's old town, just a few steps from the Castle of the Counts. Housed in a building from 1865, this hotel features an on-site sauna and a fitness center, free access to WiFi and bicycle rental services. At the Gravensteen, each room is equipped with a mini-bar, a flat-screen TV and a desk. The bathroom is fitted with a bath or a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Every morning, a breakfast buffet is served at De Morgenstond, the hotel's breakfast room. The Donjon Bar at Hotel Gravensteen offers a selection of drinks, including Belgian beers. Wine and dine facilities are reachable in the immediate surroundings of the hotel. The accommodations also offers private parking with charging stations for electric cars. Guests can contact the accommodations for more information on parking. From the Gravensteen, it is less than a 5-minute walk to Ghent's shopping district, Korenmarkt Square and the Belfry. The nearest tram stop is 328 feet from the accommodations. Saint Peter's Train Station is 2.4 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 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 9.6

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
or
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
7.9
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.3
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.1
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  • Anna
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff was incredibly helpful! Shout out for their hospitality and kind service to all our needs.
  • Anna
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location. Very helpful and friendly staff. Attention to detail and cute decor.
  • Rhonda
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location! Across the street from the castle and walking distance to all the sites we wanted to visit. Loved that there was an elevator and the rooms were spacious and smelled lovely!

Hotel area info

Amenities of Hotel Gravensteen

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • 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 on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 25 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

Hotel Gravensteen takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

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 18 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 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Bancontact Diners Club Cash Hotel Gravensteen 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 that some rooms can only be reached by going outside.

How to drive to accommodations by car:

On the highway E17/E40 direction “Gent” take the exit “Gent Centrum” (B401).

Follow “Alle Richtingen”, then turn left under the bridge and follow direction “Eeklo”.

This is the “Sint Lievenslaan”. Continue down this street “Charles de Kerkhovelaan, Godshuizenlaa, Marterlaarslaan, Einde Were” (1.6 mi).

At intersection “Einde Were - Nieuwewandeling” turn right, at the traffic lights (direction Centrum-Gevangenis).

You are now in the “Nieuwewandeling (N430)”, continue down this road to intersection “Brugsepoortstraat”. Turn right here.

Follow the road “Hoogstraat” until the end.

You will then arrive at “Poel”. Turn left, into the Drabstraat”

(!) Attention, you are now entering the car-free zone (!)

It is important to call the reception of the hotel to ask for an available parking space or pass along the license plate of the car.

Turn left, onto the “Jan Breydelstraat. Halfway down the street you will find the parking lot, on the left side.

Guests 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 – 10:30 during the weekend

Please note that for reservations of 5 or more rooms, different group conditions (policies) can apply.

FAQs about Hotel Gravensteen

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

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

  • Room options at Hotel Gravensteen include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Quad

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Hotel Gravensteen is 1,500 feet from the center of Ghent. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours
    • Fitness
    • Live sports events (broadcast)