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Located in Central Ghent, Ghent River Hotel is next to Friday Market Square and Statue of Jacob van Artevelde. This 77-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with a bar/lounge, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. It's in central Ghent and also a short walk from Big Cannon and House of Alijn.


Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Ghent River Hotel's 77 rooms are air-conditioned and provide minibars, free newspapers, and safes. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Desks are also standard.

Property features

At Ghent River Hotel, guests have access to a fitness center, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is available for EUR 10.00 per day. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include a meeting room, a business center, and express check-in.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Business center

Ghent River Hotel

Waaistraat 5 Ghent 9000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ghent River Hotel features a sauna and a fitness center. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room.

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measure 753 square feet (70 square meters). This romantic hotel also offers a terrace, dry cleaning/laundry services, and express check-in. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Ghent River Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-out 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 77 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • One meeting room 
  • Terrace 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 753 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 70 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Smoke-free property 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Ghent River Hotel offers 77 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Ghent hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 21 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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