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De Waterzooi

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06/06/2017 07/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 26 March 2017

De Waterzooi was a comfortable B&B in a renovated wonderful 18th century building.The guest house was located just in front of the Gravensteen Castle, 20 minutes walk from the central station. I stayed in the beautifully decorated duplex Phara Suite in the top floor. Gravensteen Castle views from the suite was amazing. At the back there was a cool terrace...

Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We are generally not the type to linger in our room while on vaction (especially with the Mystic Lamb calling us), but this was different. The room captivated us and we lingered, relaxed, viewed the Castle accross the street, and lounged some more. Christian and Kay will see to your every need and we would go back just for the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed at the top floor Phara suite in November 2016 and absolutely fell in love with Ghent and the Waterzooi residence! The food was out of this world, amazing menu changing everyday. Kai, the host and owner, p cooked home made pies, made mocktails, explained local cheeses, mustard sauces and spoilt us with delicacies and choice!! Amazing beds, comfortable...

Thank Mia W
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a fabulous couple of nights here. Christian and Kay are accomplished hosts and it really shows in all the little touches, the beautiful furnishings and the gorgeous breakfast. It's so lovely when people have obviously thought of ways to make life comfortable and easy for guests, instead of ways to cut corners. The location is unbeatable, and the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Waterzooi Lodge which is literally across the square from the main B&B. Really easy to find, and the tram from the main stations stops outside. We stayed for a weekend in November, the weather was so so, but the apartment was warm and welcoming. The apartment is a sympathetic architecturally designed refurbishment of an old building...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 28 October 2016

What a wonderful experience we had at this amazing B&B! The hosts, Christian and Kay, were warm and welcoming and made us feel right at home. Kay was so gracious and helpful to us from the minute we arrived! We showed up at her door flustered and stressed from driving thru pedestrian zones and circumnavigating all the road construction in...

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Richmond, VA
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We spent several days here in September and the other reviewers are not exaggerating - this is an exquisite B&B, beautiful in design, with attention paid to every detail. The owner is an interior designer and artist, and every room is just gorgeous. It is spotlessly clean and perfectly located. The bedroom faces the garden and is cozy & quiet,...

Thank Virginiawanderer
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This lovely B&B is perfect in every respect. Christian and Kay are charming and helpful hosts and gave us lots of useful information about what to do and see during our stay in Ghent. We chose the Felix suite on the second floor which was wonderful, with a large sitting area overlooking the square and Ravensteen castle and a separate...

Thank SLS953
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in one of the suites. First impression of the owners were fantastic! Polite, smiling, helpful and VERY service minded. The suite we had was absolutely gorgeous! The room can't be described. It needs to be experienced. You can't find more comfortable and luxurious place to stay so close to the city center.

Thank olereidar
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Cannot find one fault at this place. Location is perfect, owners are amazing, decor and space is perfect. If you come to Ghent, this is the place to stay. View of the castle from our lounge and an amazing terrace. Coolest B & B I've ever stayed at, possibly best hotel I've ever stayed at. Coolest part of the trip...

Thank Sean B

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For those who want to discover the hart of medieval Ghent and stay in a luxurious top location. For them one perfect match: The Bed & Breakfast "De Waterzooi"! The Waterzooi is located at the feet of the medieval castle "Gravensteen" upon the little St Veerleplace, surrounded by charming terraces and restaurants, and next to the unique "Patershol". Our recently renovated house (anno 1737), today it contents two suites. The luxury suites each are installed with: Separate living with plasma TV, mini bar, and bedroom with Tempur beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Waterzooi

Address: Sint-Veerleplein 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: $234 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — De Waterzooi 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Duplex Phara Suite in the top floor”
ISMETCENGIC, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early to avoid disappointment, it is popular with Dutch and French visitors.”
649miaw, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Phara on top floor, lots of steps but worth it for view and the quiet!”
  • Downstairs lounge/bar area of Phara with small ladder going up to bed/sleeping area
  • Balcony of the Phara suite: B&B is within the shell of a medieval church
  • View of Ghent at dusk from balcony of Phara suite
  • Most comfortable bed ever!
luciegirl_2000, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Felix Suite is on the 2nd floor with a great view of the plein and the castle, but is very quite.”
  • Floor Plan of Felix Suite, B&B Waterzooi
  • Living Room of Felix Suite, B&B Waterzooi
  • Felix Suite, B&B Waterzooi
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HalfMaryPat, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Felix room fab bath”
608garym, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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