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    Hotel the Boatel

    Voorhoutkaai 44, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
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    1 - 5 of 29 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We, a group of 7, stayed here in October. We booked based on reviews from Tripadvisor. The main theme is Sven, the owner. He has run and lived on this boat for 19 years. The rooms were very spacious. The 2 person rooms have port...More

    Thank staceyvols
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First off, let's talk about the owner, Sven. Sven is all about making your stay enjoyable. Very nice gentleman. He is responsible for all of the remodeling to make the boat a hotel. The rooms are comfortably sized, not outrageous. We were in rooms 1,...More

    Thank RoamingJohn
    Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here the night before a wedding in Ghent. Nice welcome from owner Sven. The rooms are very clean and bathrooms small (as you'd expect on a boat!), but impressively fit everything in! Great location and very unique stay which we'd recommend to anyone...More

    Thank Jill C
    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    Great way to stay when visiting Ghent. Sven, the captain showed us around the boat in an easy going way and gave us insider tips for our city visit. The cosy comfortable rooms (we slept like babies in the snuggy beds), the freshly prepared breakfast...More

    Thank Justine D
    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    I was not so sure about staying on a boat as a hotel, but was pleasantly surprised. It was very stable, spacious and comfortable. Captain Sven has a ton of personality and makes the experience extra delightful. The location is perfect for walking the town....More

    Thank Dan T
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    • US$145 - US$165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Ghent
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Belgium >
    • Flanders >
    • East Flanders Province >
    • Ghent
    • Also Known As
    • Boatel Hotel Ghent
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "Small hotel ( 5 rooms) quiet, Center of Ghent, nice views on the water, owner traeths guests like he would..."
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