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 350 feet from the accommodations. Saint Peter's Train Station is 2.4 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Gravensteen has been welcoming guests since Sept 30, 2009

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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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Old Fish Market
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  • Design Museum Ghent
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  • Glass Alley
    0.1 miles
  • Gravensteen Ghent
    0.1 miles
  • Great Butchers' Hall
    0.1 miles
  • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent
    0.1 miles
  • School van Toen
    0.1 miles
  • The House of Alijn
    0.2 miles
  • St Michael's Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • Dulle Griet
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Ghent Christmas Market
    0.3 miles
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Train Station
    1.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River De Leie
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Closest Airports
  • Antwerp International Airport
    33 miles
  • Zaventem Airport
    35 miles
  • Ostend - Bruges International Airport
    38.5 miles
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Amenities of Hotel Gravensteen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs EUR 22 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • 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
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


3:00 PM - 11:00 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Bancontact Diners Club Hotel Gravensteen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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.

Sauna is closed from Thu, Aug 19, 2021 until Thu, Sept 30, 2021

Fitness center is closed from Thu, Aug 19, 2021 until Thu, Sept 30, 2021

FAQs about Hotel Gravensteen

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Gravensteen by:

    • Train 1h 30min

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

  • Hotel Gravensteen is 1,500 feet from the center of Ghent.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Gravensteen can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • 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)

  • Room options at Hotel Gravensteen include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin/Double

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