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Hotel the Boatel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Belgium for the Tour of Flanders but also wanted to make the most of the Easter weekend in beautiful Ghent. We chose Le Boatel for its fabulous central location and to stay somewhere with more character than a chain hotel. In terms...More

Thank sanedmondson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mini Hotel (5 rooms) generated by changing the "intended use" of a former boat now permanently berthed at an embankment of the hundreds canals of Ghent. When you get it you'll be something like "Oh my God, where am I supposed to sleep tonight?". However,...More

Thank Pietro L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Boathotel on Sunday night with some friends and it was absolutely amazing. The rooms were very comfortable and beautifully clean. Captain Sven was a great host and the breakfast was lovely would highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We found this place by Googling 'quirky places to stay in Ghent'! It was converted into a hotel by Captain Sven himself, over a period of two years and he did almost all the work himself. Consequently it is immaculate and every detail appears to...More

Thank HamptonKex
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This is a cool spot I stumbled across on a hotel booking site and I'm glad I did. The Boatel is comfortable B&B style lodging establishment located on a canal in Ghent. The room we had on the boat was fairly large and comfortable. The...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$152 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#7 Romantic Hotel in Ghent
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Also Known As
Boatel Hotel Ghent
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"Get a room on the top deck for better views of the canal"
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"There are only 5 rooms, can't go wrong."
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"Book room 5 if you want a little extra space."
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"I think all rooms are equally great."
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