B&B The Verhaegen provides elegant rooms in a monument that carries the same name in and is located in the heart of historical Ghent, set in an 18th-century mansion.

Each guest room is individually decorated, combining contemporary style with the more traditional features that characterize this building.

Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the B&B. You can start your day with a healthy and nourishing breakfast served in the dining room, and admire paintings by P.N. van Reysschoot.

Weather permitting, the beautiful garden offers a green oasis of peace in which you can unwind completely. The warm, personal service of this intimate guest house will add extra charm to your stay.

Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges are easy to reach by public transport and car.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

B&B The Verhaegen has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 28, 2007

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Ghent, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private Parking Available On Site


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The B&B is a well-known monument that dates back to the 18th century and was owned by the same family for over a 150 years. Now it's owned by two interior designers and is one of the most beautiful B&B's in Europe.
Discovering Hôtel Verhaegen in 2004 we immediately decided to restore it to a new life. The original architecture of the house was exceptionally well preserved, and all the beautiful artwork ( panelling, Chinese wallpaper, canvases by P.N. van Reysschoot, elaborate ceilings) was in very good condition. During the renovation we took special care not to loose all the charming authentic details, and considered the entire house as a precious antique, just a much as for a period cabinet or a master painting. It is our firm conviction that most renovations are much too forceful and destroy more than restore. We pride ourselves on the fact that the only footprint we left is that the house is loved and be taken care of for a few decades more. All our alterations can be removed without any damage, and all the architectural antiques have remained untouched. No dismantling and repairing here. If it is not broken do not fix it. Even for repairs, most often it is more wise to respect the age of a patina, a wooden floor, a broken blue stone sill. Thus we did not redo the original gold of the ceilings and panelling, they are just fabulous.
Hôtel Verhaegen is situated in a residential area, just next to the "Quartier Latin" of Ghent. The surroundings of the LUCA Art school and the numerous antique and specialty shops, give a special flair to this part of town. Furthermore we are only a few steps away from the canals and the historic old town. For business people there is an easy access and get away, avoiding you to loose time in the traffic. Although we are in the historic city center, at walking distance from the old town with its university buildings, we are lucky to have easy access to the city orbital, allowing us to leave the town in a few minutes. Finally for those enjoying shopping, we have all the nicest boutiques at walking distance. Ghent is renowned for its numerous multi brand boutiques, combining fashion, elegance and affordability. In summer our garden is a quiet haven away from the crowd and heat of the city centre.
Languages spoken: English,French,Dutch
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • St Michael's Church
    0.2 miles
  • St Michael's Bridge
    0.2 miles
  • School van Toen
    0.2 miles
  • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent
    0.3 miles
  • Flanders Opera Ghent
    0.3 miles
  • Design Museum Ghent
    0.3 miles
  • St. Nicholas' Church
    0.3 miles
  • Great Butchers' Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Old Fish Market
    0.4 miles
  • Belfry of Ghent
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Fatima
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Labath (Barista)
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Hotsy Totsy
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Het Lepelblad
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Naturell
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant De Revue
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Ghent Christmas Market
    0.4 miles
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Train Station
    1.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Leie
    0.2 miles
  • River Schelde
    0.2 miles
  • River Lieve
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Antwerp International Airport
    33.2 miles
  • Zaventem Airport
    35 miles
  • Ostend - Bruges International Airport
    38.5 miles
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Amenities of B&B The Verhaegen
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 30 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
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Sustainability initiatives
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House rules B&B The Verhaegen takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 AM - 11:30 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
€ 35 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that check-in after 21:00 is not possible.

Please note American Express credit cards are not accepted.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform B&B The Verhaegen 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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about B&B The Verhaegen

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

  • B&B The Verhaegen is 1,950 feet from the center of Ghent.

  • Check-in at B&B The Verhaegen is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at B&B The Verhaegen can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to B&B The Verhaegen by:

    • Train 35min
    • Taxi 50min

  • B&B The Verhaegen offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Fitness

  • Room options at B&B The Verhaegen include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Family