Gravensteen Hotel - Ghent

Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium, 9000  show map
 3 stars
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Gravensteen Hotel - Ghent

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Wind surfing

Water skiing

Fishing

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

Situated near a castle, a cathedral and a fortress the 3-star Gravensteen Hotel boasts non-smoking rooms overlooking the city. Opened in 1985, the sophisticated hotel attracts visitors with its original architecture.

The property is notable for the privileged location a 15-minute walk from TrainGhent-Dampoort train station and offers an access to S.M.A.K Gent, Museum Dr. Guislain and Blaarmeersen. A 10-minute walk to the center of Ghent.

This hotel is ideally based near a river.

Gravensteen Hotel can be reached in 55 minutes by car from Deurne airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 49 rooms featuring Executive Twin Room, Standard Twin Room and Superior Double Room with ironing facilities, an in-room safe, individual climate control, free Wi-Fi and a dressing area. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Offering a sumptuous varied buffet breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the breakfast lounge. Donjon bar offers various types of coffee and beers. Guests will enjoy south american, french and eclectic cuisine of Pampas Rodizio, which is about 50 meters away.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 17 per person per night. 

Services

Newspaper service, 24-hour room service and 24-hour security as well as a hairdresser, allergy-free rooms and an elevator are available for guests' use.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and a gym. Gravensteen Hotel offers sports activities including skiing, windsurfing and water skiing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water skiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Skiing
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Paid porterage
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Gravensteen Hotel - Ghent Ghent location
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Hotel Address:

Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium, 9000

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City Center
  • Ghent
    400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Trainstation Ghent-Dampoort
    5000 ft
  • Train Station Sint-Pieters Ghent
    1.4 mi
Restaurants
  • The House of Eliott (cuisine: French, Eclectic)
    100 ft
  • De Gekroonde Hoofden
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    49

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Rooms and availability

Gravensteen photos Room
Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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full size bed (1 big bed)

Room facilities
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    Executive Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Gravensteen Hotel - Ghent Ghent location
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      Hotel Address:

      Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium, 9000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Ghent
        400 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Trainstation Ghent-Dampoort
        5000 ft
      • Train Station Sint-Pieters Ghent
        1.4 mi
      Restaurants
      • The House of Eliott (cuisine: French, Eclectic)
        100 ft
      • De Gekroonde Hoofden
        100 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        49

      Hotel Awards

      BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGhentGravensteen

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Belgium

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      Gravensteen Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • NTGent - 1700 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 400 ft

      Places of interest

      • Old Fish Market - 400 ft
      • Great Butchers' Hall - 400 ft
      • St. Nicholas' Church - 1000 ft
      • Cathédrale Saint Bavon - 1000 ft
      • St Michael's Church - 1000 ft
      • Saint Nicholas' Church - 1000 ft
      • Rabot - 2000 ft
      • Saint Bavo's Cathedral - 2000 ft
      • Flanders Opera Ghent - 2300 ft

      Convention centers

      • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent - 700 ft
      • Fridays Market - 1400 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Design Museum Ghent - 400 ft
      • Post Plaza Shopping Center - 700 ft
      • School van Toen - 700 ft
      • The House of Alijn - 700 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Gravensteen Ghent - 400 ft
      • Toreken - 1000 ft
      • Graffiti Street - 1000 ft
      • Dulle Griet - 1000 ft
      • Ghent City Hall - 1400 ft
      • Belfry of Ghent - 1400 ft
      • Small Beguinage Ghent - 1700 ft
      • Achtersikkel & Grote Sikkel - 1700 ft

      Business areas

      • Ghent Christmas Market - 1700 ft

      Public parking

      • St. Lucas General Hospital Ghent - 1700 ft

      Marina

      • Viadagio Ecological Boat Trips - 1000 ft

      Local attractions

      • STAM Ghent City Museum - 5000 ft
        Godshuizenlaan 2, Ghent
      • Saint Peter's Abbey - 1.0 mi
        Sint-Pietersplein 9, Ghent
      • Blaarmeersen, Sports and Recreation Park - 1.3 mi
        Zuiderlaan, 5, Ghent
      • Museum Dr. Guislain - 1.0 mi
        Jozef Guislainstraat 43, Ghent
      • Our Lady Ter Hoyen Beguinage - 1.0 mi
        Lange Violettestraat 235, Ghent

      Near the hotel

      • Gravensteen Castle - 400 ft
        Sint-Veerleplein 11, Ghent
      • Design Museum Gent - 400 ft
        Jan Breydelstraat 5, Ghent
      • The House of Alijn - 1000 ft
        Kraanlei 65, Ghent
      • Saint Nicholas Church - 1300 ft
        Cataloniestraat, Ghent
      • Graslei and Korenlei - 600 ft
        Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent
      • Post Plaza - 900 ft
        Korenmarkt, Ghent
      • St Michael s Church - 1100 ft
        Sint-Michielsplein, Ghent

      Restaurants nearby

      • The House of Eliott - 100 ft

        Address: Jan Breydelstraat 36

        83% likes this, based on 151 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Eclectic
        Price Range: USD 39 - USD 148

      • Pampas Rodizio - 100 ft

        Address: Burgstraat 1
        Phone: 32 (0)9 233 68 66

        68% likes this, based on 73 reviews
        Cuisine: South American

      • Uit steppe & oase theeten - 200 ft

        Address: Jan Breydelstraat 21

        83% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: Belgian

      • De Gekroonde Hoofden - 100 ft

        Address: Burgstraat 4
        Phone: 09/ 233.37.74

        75% likes this, based on 103 reviews

      • 't Gents Fonduehuisje - 100 ft

        Address: Jan Breydelstraat 30
        Phone: 09 2343405

        Cuisine: Belgian, Dutch

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        49

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      Gravensteen Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gravensteen

      Average guest rating

      7.4out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 681 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Close proximity to city center and has parking (at a cost).

        We were offered a suite - although it was fine, it looked like an older Hilton room. We would have had breakfast there if it wasn't for the 17 Euro cost per person - a bit on the high side.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Very good service, clean room, nice location.

        Above my room (21st) there was a condition system, which made a lot of noise.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Easy of access to the rest of Ghent. Friendly reception staff.

        Once booking online I asumed that breakfast was included, it was not.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Location.

        Staff's knowledge lack of area and simple things like weather forecast.They were mostly pleasant and cordial.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Splendid Location, comfort and breakfast. We fully can recommend this hotel for a city trip. The gratis Internet was a surprise for us. No complains.

      • Single
        7.4

        Peaceful. Large, spacious and comfortable room. Excellent location. Pleasant staff.

        Bathroom a little out-of-date; a few small things looked a bit old (e.g. some cracked bathroom tiles, a bit of damage to the sink).

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Exelent position near all the interesting sites of Gent. Wonderfull view from the window directly on the castle of the Counts of Flanders.

        On the 3-d floor the room is small with small window and roof constructions just between the end of the bed and the begining of the table. It is not very easy to get to your place for sleep... However it is still larger then a room of the same class in Paris on Monmartr. I think there is no such problems for the rooms on 2-nd floor, which have big windows, however possible that it is not as cheap. But the castle one would see from the 3-d floor - it is compensaton for the room size...

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The rooms were clean, very lovely and comfortable, well stocked. The staff were well trained, the in house breakfast was well presented and abundant.

      • Couple
        5.8

        Location

        Rooms are not that good. When you are on toilet or bathroom, you can see the light trough the ceiling.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        Great location - just past the Castle. Easy access to the major sites.

        Breakfast is not included and is expensive. There are few locations close by for breakfast.I'm not sure what is served but 17E is a bit much.

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        Winter blankets in middle of summer in a room filled with mosquito's where the airco doesn't work. Entire hotel was empty, but we got the room furthest away from reception all the way in the attic, just above a street open for construction. At 7 in the morning the drilling started.

      • Couple
        7.4

        The hotel is very well situated, clean, and the staff was very helpful

        toilet separate from the bathroom but without washbasin. There was no view (firewall next to our window). Difficult to get fresh air.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Very central and convenient to the historical city centre. Clean rooms in the new part of the hotel.

      • Single
        6.2

        Good location for centre of Gent. good comfertable bed.

        The room wasn't resently renovated (if it was then very poor workmanship) as was stated when booking the hotel, as the renovated part was in another building. Also parking is a problem. the hotel says it has parking but only for about 10 cars max, this can be a problem as you cant per book car park, which I think they should do as this will prevent customers from turning up and having to park the carf 200-300 meter away from the hotel in a public car park. Also if you have a big car don't bother trying. Also bike in gym was away for repair.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Its location

        The beds were terrible. Soft and caving in the middle. One get up in the morning with a backache. The radiattor that was suppose to provide heat did not work. No heat in the room.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Gravensteen Hotel - Ghent Ghent location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium, 9000

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Ghent
        400 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Trainstation Ghent-Dampoort
        5000 ft
      • Train Station Sint-Pieters Ghent
        1.4 mi
      Restaurants
      • The House of Eliott (cuisine: French, Eclectic)
        100 ft
      • De Gekroonde Hoofden
        100 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        49

      Hotel Awards

      BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGhentGravensteen

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in Belgium

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