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De Waterzooi

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

It's pretty simple, really. This is an exquisite accommodation, beautifully designed and with all the amenities you could want, and run by an absolutely wonderful couple (Kay & Christian) who are clearly devoted to the operation. First off, De Waterzooi is absolutely ideally located. It's right in the heart of the historic center, walkable to everything (e.g., Graslei, Gravensteen castle,...

2Thank brooklynprof
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I consider this hotel owner a very rude person. We booked this hotel last year in July but had to cancel it due to a very bad illness of my mother in law. He charged us to still pay the reservation cost but saying for next booking we didnt have to pay this cost again. He mentioned to book immediately...

1Thank asa343
Mahwah, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We loved Ghent and staying at De Waterzooi made it very special. Our apartment looking out on the castle was beautiful and spacious but our hosts, Kay and Christian, are what made this such a special place to stay. From the moment you arrive till you leave they are at your service offering advice on what to see and where...

Thank Ginny F
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 April 2013

My husband and I stayed at this amazing B&B for two nights in November 2012, and neither of us wanted to leave! Our suite was spacious, yet managed to feel cozy at the same time. Kay and Christian anticipated our every need, right down to fleece blankets to snuggle up with on the couch while taking a break from our...

Thank deblemint
Reviewed 10 April 2013

this place is amazing ,from the moment you arrive you will fall in love with this place.Your hosts are fabulous and make you feel so welcome.The rooms are more like suites than B&B rooms with so many touches that would make a five star hotel wish they could achieve.The breakfast are fabulous ,from the way the table is presented to...

Thank BrightonBasil77
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2013

A stay at this lovely B&B is like being welcomed home. Kay and Christian are super attentive and charming hosts. You immediately feel at home as they welcome you into their delightful establishment. We arrived well ahead of check in time because of an early flight from the US. Christian went out of his way to get our room ready...

1Thank JMBFortLauderdale
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We first discovered De Waterzooi and Ghent in Dec 2011 and were so impressed wewanted to spend more time there so revisited in Dec 2012. De Waterzooi is just perfect and Kay & Christian are the best hosts imaginable. The suites are outstanding and the location perfect for the city centre. With luck we shall be back again!

1Thank Dianne
Harrogate, UK
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Spent a wonderful evening in Ghent, Belgium, a beautiful medieval town with a castle in the middle of it all... not on a high hill like many castles, but right there at street level. A nice castle too... one of the better we've seen (and we've seen a LOT of castles.) We stayed the night at the wonderful De Waterzooi...

1Thank The_UK_Years
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 11 October 2012

There is no place in Ghent where you can have a more romantic stay . Kay and Christian are very charming hosts in their B&B . The atmosphere radiates the past and is the soul of the former st. Veerle Church. The oldest pavement of Ghent is excavated and can be walked on with our 21st century footwear! Lying on...

1Thank Luc V
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We just arrived back from Ghent last night and we had most amazing 2 nights and 3 days in Waterzooi. Owners are both so helpful and lovely! The rooms are beautifully decorated as well as the whole house. View from the living room and from our bedroom is just amazing. Breakfast and the whole feeling in the accommodation is hard...

1Thank Barcatko

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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 - $288 (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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