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Kingston, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Hostel 47 is clean, modern and the owner is a genuinely nice guy. Easy to find and comfortable rooms. Not a terrible location, its a 15 minute walk to the old centre of Ghent. Wifi on ground floor - would be better in rooms. Would stay here again.

Thank Joanne A
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Came with a stag do and they were very accommodating whereas other parts of the town frowns upon stag do's (we were well behaved though). Facilities were very good but basic, but service was very good, especially helping us get to know the town. Marked down on score as breakfast was really too basic and wifi didn't extend to top... More 

Thank Mark G
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Simply put this hostel is clean, convenient and perfect for some one who's just looking for a roof over thier head!! Location is literally no more than a 10 minute walk (walking slowly as well) ideal for stag / hen dos and travelers alike!!

Thank Christopher S
Lisbon, Portugal
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126 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2014

We were stuck in Ghent because of the strike to/from Brussels. Immedietly started to call hostels to get a vacancy. This was the only place that would have us at 01am. The owner came from is house to open the door and receive us. They provided bed sheets and bath towels. Would definitely go back there if I ever go... More 

Thank Pedro D
Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The owner was very friendly and helpful, checking train timetables for us and recommending places to go out. We stayed there on a Sunday so that made our stay much more quiet. Rooms and facilities were very clean. Just a 10-15 minute walk to Daamport train station, and close to the main city attractions.

Thank Amixtika
Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This hostel is a good quality hostel, despite the fact it seems nice the service is bad. The overstressed hostelkeeper walks around with his grumpy face, telling you what to do. I think he is not capable to run a hostel and I advice him to hire friendly staff. The hostel is noisy because of the thin-walled rooms and the... More 

Thank Niels_695
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I stayed two weeks in hostel47 and just felt like home! Everything is clean, the employees are lovely, there is a garden where you can do BBQ, the breakfast is good, the bedrooms are nice (i was lucky to get a room with only two beds :) ). Well, I strongly recommand Hostel47!

Thank JulieJamis
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

I feel there is nothing I can fault with Hostel 47! The location of the hostel was on the edge of town, but a short walking distance to the main sites and museums. The rooms and faculties and clean, spacious and unlike many of the run down hostel amenities available elsewhere. Most of all, the owners are not only down... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

This is a very good choice if you want to stay in Ghent for a few days. Hostel feels very new and the rooms and showers are very spacious and clean. Beds are good and owner is very friendly and helpful.

1 Thank MilanKooijman
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

I had an amazing stay here!! Youri (owner) was great and helped us figure out the next part of our trip! The beds were good and the hostel was clean! The showers were great!! I would go back to Ghent only if I were staying here. The hostel made the time in Ghent memorable!!

1 Thank Lrichies

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Additional Information about Hostel 47

Address: Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: $43 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel 47 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No wifi in the room but in the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles 542shashankd, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Try getting a room in the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Dannie1988, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I was staying in room 2.1, which had a door that opened onto a balcony / terrace. I imagine in the summer this must be a lovely feature!”
 of 5 bubbles FraB733, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
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