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Ghent River Hotel

Ghent River Hotel

Waainstraat, 5
Ghent, BE 9000 Map It
Ghent Area

Ghent River Hotel is situated on the right bank of the Leie, which has beaconed the Ghent boarder between the 11th and 15th century . Thanks to the ancient pier, Ghent River Hotel is the only hotel that can be reached by boat . The site encompasses 2 buildings: a renaissance house, dated 1518 and a rice-mill built on a burnt down sugar refinery, dated 1857 . The building also served as a cotton spinning-mill (1873), a warehouse (1879) and a steam actuated bakery (1892) . The latter expanded several times until 1909 . In front of the hotel you will come across a small square which is served as thread (yarn) market in the Middle Ages and the 19th century . Next to the hotel you can observe one of the typical medieval "waterstraatjes" . After a few minutes walk, you meet the 'vrijdagsmarkt' with the statue of Jacob van Artevelde (The 'vrijdagsmarkt', one of the biggest squares in Ghent, lies only a couple of meters away and is the home of the famous statue of Jacob Van Artevelde . Breakfast is excluded from the rate and 20,00 euros per person per day .

Ghent River Hotel Features

  • Conference Facilities

Ghent River Hotel Reservation Policies:

  • Check-In: 1600
  • Check-Out: 1130
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