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  • The Ghent River Hotel is one of the historic hotels in Ghent based in a 16th century Renaissance house and a building dating from the 19th century.
  • Ghent is like walking through a historical painting, an architectural masterpiece of castles, cathedrals, churches and old merchant houses. Truly an enchanting place!
  • Don't miss the chance to visit this amazing city and visit its lovely Christmas markets

Your Destination

Belgium's fourth-largest - and most beautiful - city is home to a quarter of a million people and a flourishing flower export trade. An important port, Ghent's city center is a pedestrian area that is like a museum to early Flemish architecture and a testament to the city's medieval might. Impressive Gothic sites, such as dramatic St. Bavo's Cathedral and the Castle of the Counts, inspire awe. The works of Flemish masters are housed in the distinguished Museum voor Schone Kunst.

Your Hotel

Just for you: A complimentary river boat trip

Stay in the heart of Ghent.

The Ghent River Hotel is based in a 16th century Renaissance house and a building dating from the 19th century that was originally a sugar refinery. The Ghent River Hotel has the landing stage on the river Leie to thank for its name, making this the only hotel in Ghent that can be reached by boat. Together with the Gravensteen Hotel and Hotel de Flandre, the Ghent River Hotel is one of the Historic Hotels of Ghent.

Only 650 yards from the Botermarkt, it boasts a sauna, fitness room, cosy lounge and inside terrace.

  • Room Service
  • Lounge/Inside Terrace
  • Free WiFi
  • Free coffee & tea facilties in the room

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Executive Room

Adults Adults
2 Adults
This hotel's spacious executive rooms echo the feel of the city of Ghent by seamlessly fusing the old and the new.  Spacious and comfortable, these rooms are the perfect restbite from a day of exploration.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay.

Just for you: A welcome drink upon arrival

Your breakfast buffet is served is served in the beautiful breakfast room.

The Christmas Market

Combine Ghent's delightful shops and boutiques with the 53 atmospheric stalls selling pancakes, Gin, Gluhwein, candles,jewellery and gifts. The market is staged in Saint-Bavo Square in Ghent's historic centre located between the Sint-Baafs Cathedral and the Belfry Tower.

A visit inside the Cathedral of Sint-Baafs will reveal the famous altarpiece painting - the "Adoration of the Mystic Lamb". And a climb up the tall Belfry tower will reveal great views of Ghent. Nearby to the market is the impressive 13th-century Church of St Nicholas and Gravensteen Castle.

Your Journey

Train: Standard Class Eurostar is included as well as your onward train to Ghent.

Eurostar leaves from London St Pancras International and takes approximately 2hrs 10 minutes to Brussels. Onward trains to Ghent are every 30 minutes and take approximately 45 mins. Make your way upstairs from the Eurostar arrivals to the main concourse and follow signs for trains to Brugge - Oostende - Knokke - Blankenberge departures.  Here you can check the departure boards for the next train stopping at Ghent.

Outbound times:
06:00-13:00 arrival 10:00-16:30 local time

Inbound Times:
14:00-2100 arrival 16:00-23:00

All times are local

Your Eurostar outbound and return travel times will be allocated based on the offered price and valid for designated trains and within the time parameters detailed in this offer and we will not contact you to discuss the train times unless absolutely necessary.

Meet & Greet

If you are driving to the airport in the UK, and book our package including flights, you may wish to add our Meet and Greet service. Take the hassle out of airport parking and have an official representative take your car on arrival, and it will be waiting for you on your return.

This can be added at the next stage of booking process where available.

Your Contract

Voyage Privé is acting as agent for Shortbreaks LTD with the ABTA W5344 and your contract is with that company.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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