Take a citytrip to Ghent

Discover the city

Ghent is a great city for shopping, fine dining and going out to the pub!

Ghent is the destination for you if you love history paired with modern entertainment. In this medieval city, you can admire beautiful old buildings, visit museums, shop well and go wild at the Ghent Festivities in summer. Explore the city centre along the waters of the Leie and the Scheldt. This will automatically bring you to the city's three towers: St Bavo's Cathedral with the world-famous Mystic Lamb, the Belfry with the Golden Dragon and St Nicholas' Church. Stroll around the car-free city centre where you will find a mix of centuries-old churches, modern architecture, squares, fun cafés, new pop-up shops and cosy parks.

My tips for Ghent

Looking for the best highlights, museums and local hotspots to eat, drink, shop and stay? Discover my favourite tips on the map.

The nicest neighbourhoods in Ghent

The historic heart, the bustling student district, the charmingly unknown neighbourhoods: discover Ghent's nicest districts below!

Which hotel in Ghent do you choose?

Don't feel like spending hours searching for the perfect hotel and still be sure you're in the right place? We have selected only the finest from the multitude of hotels and B&Bs in Ghent.

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    ibis budget Gent Centrum Dampoort

    Clean and fresh budget hotel slightly out of the centre of Ghent, but you can walk there in 20 minutes.

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    B&B Hotel Gent Centrum

    Fresh hotel, located right in the centre, so a nice base for your city break. Rooms are compact and some have great views.

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    Beautiful hotel with pool in the mid-century Patershol district. Right among the city's terraces and good restuarants.

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    Carlton Hotel

    Elegant hotel less than a five-minute walk from the station. Comfort in the room and a delicious fresh breakfast

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    Wow! Staying in this former monastery on the edge of the city centre really has its charms. The lovely family rooms are also a plus.

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    Ghent River Hotel

    At this four-star hotel, you will sleep in a stylish room. This is the only hotel in Ghent that can also be reached by boat.

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    De Flandre Hotel

    Charming boutique hotel housed in an authentic 18th-century mansion in the heart of Ghent. You can easily walk to the Graslei, the Gravensteen and the Korenmarkt.

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    Gravensteen Hotel

    Charming hotel in a beautiful historic building. You walk straight to all the main sights. Romantic!

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    NH Gent Belfort

    Spacious rooms, a car park at the hotel and a nice location in the city centre. A good base if you want it just a bit more luxurious.

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    ibis Gent Centrum Opera

    For a short stay in the city, this simple Ibis is worth considering. Location and breakfast are good.

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    ibis Gent Centrum St Baafs Kathedraal

    Good basic option right next to St Bavo's Cathedral, it's clean, fresh and you can have breakfast. For when you don't need much more.

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    Novotel Gent Centrum

    In the heart of Ghent. With great beds and a good breakfast buffet, an interesting option. A bit business-like, though.

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