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Holiday Inn Express Gent

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Find your gateway to Flanders with convenient transport connections close to the Holiday Inn Express Gent hotel.Just a couple of minutes from the convenient E17 motorway and 4km from medieval Gent city centre, make the contemporary Holiday Inn Express Gent your base for exploring the Flanders region. Major business centres such as Brussels and Brugge are within 35 minutes' drive of your welcoming Gent hotel.You can reach Holiday Inn Express Gent via regular rail services from Brussels Airport, which arrive into Gent St-Pieters station, 3km from the hotel. We have an ample car park, which adds good value to your stay. Your spacious Guest room is the ideal environment for catching up on work with free WiFi. The hotel is close to popular sights in the city, notably the atmospheric charm of the medieval Old Town including St Bavo's Cathedral, with its mystical paintings. Tram 4 and Bus 8 stop at walking distance and will bring you anywhere in the city at regular intervals. For the great outdoors, try Belgium's northern coastal resorts, within a 40-minute drive from us. Kids under 18 stay for free with their parents in one of our spacious Guest rooms. This Green Key eco-label certified hotel offers a free charging point for electrical vehicles, and a Tesla Supercharger station. Help yourself to a hot drink and the complimentary continental breakfast options at Holiday Inn Express Gent. Our helpful staff can advise you on which city-centre attractions to visit.
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Stayed here last weekend and found that it was a great central location to visit Brussels, Ghent and Bruges. Not far from any of the three and the hotel was clean, staff was friendly and beds were comfortable. They have a typical European breakfast, onsite restaurant and a
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Response from HIEX_Gent_manager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent
Responded today
Dear stacman7 Thank you so much for your positive comments. With the E40, E17 and R4 motorways very nearby, we are indeed very well located if you want to explore the bigger Flanders region. Even Paris or Amsterdam would be easy to reach in 2.5h from Gent.. We hope to see you again next time, and until then a big thank you from me and the team for staying with us. Sincerely Laurens Roels, Hotel Manager
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I was 1 night in this hotel. It’s close to the highway so the location is ok as long as you are not looking for a nice environment with cozy restaurants and shops. The hotel should really have a major update. It looks old fashioned and has a lack of maintenance. Even the smell
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Response from HIEX_Gent_manager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Marthijn, thank you very much for having taken some time to inform us about your experience. Most of our guest select our hotel because it's easy to reach, close to nearby motorways and business parks, and outside of the pedestrianized zone in Gent. If you like beautiful city center views, do try the Ghent Marriott hotel with our compliments. In terms of your other comments, I am disappointed that you did not reach out to our staff for more feedback. The smell in the corridor is actually fresh paint as we are renovating all our guest floors (did you see the big poster in the elevator?) It's all water based and should not affect your room in the evening. The bar is open till 11 pm but will remain open later if enough guests are consuming enough to make up for the cost of the waiter (the cost of staff is unfortunately very high in Belgium). After 11 pm you are welcome in the Lobby, we have a wide range of beers in our mini-shop to last all night. With regards to the room, the minibar is actually just a fridge to keep your own purchased items cool. We are a 3-star select service hotel, stocked minibars are not part of this type of hotel. Toilet paper is a very personal thing. We stock 2-ply quality toilet paper, 100% from recycled sources and Green Key Certified. With 10-thousands of students marching in Belgian streets every week demanding more from politicians to save our climate, it's really not acceptable anymore to have bleached white toilet paper in our rooms, don't you agree? Next time, do contact me, i'll be happy to have a coffee with you, share our renovation plans and the other efforts we do to be kind for nature in this hotel. Sincerely yours, Laurens Roels, Hotel Manager
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Only positive remark: well situated at crosspoint of high roads near University Hospital, expensive parking rate, expensive for what you get, humid and cold room( I had to put on the heater myself) out of date furniture, and a would be green hotel: a shower with almost no water
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent
Responded 15 Jan 2019
Hi ludo001, Thanks for choosing to stay with us and leaving a feedback. We appreciate receiving comments like yours, as we aim to ensure a memorable experience for every guest. I am happy our hotel location worked so well for your travel needs. We have always wanted to create a superb hotel experience for all of our guests, it seems that our hotel was not able to accomplish this during your stay. I am sorry you found the room amenities and breakfast items to be a disappointment. Further enhancements are forthcoming and the hotel upper management will deal with the involved department to have this matter resolved quickly. As for the parking rates, we will definitely review this in planning or pricing structure. Again, I appreciate your time posting your review and I hope that you'll give us another chance of making your next visit better. Your business with IHG is valued. We hope to see you soon! Best, Zel N. Case Manager IHGService
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We stopped off at this hotel on our way back to the UK from centre parcs in Holland. We wanted to visit Ghent for the day and this was the best value hotel. We weren’t disappointed. The rooms were very spacious and lovely and clean. The breakfast was lovely and there was a lot
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Response from HIEX_Gent_manager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Thank you for the positieve words. Next time why not stop for more than 1 night? There is so much to do and to see in Gent... Sincerely, Laurens
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This brand is home for us. We venture to upper level properties, or dip into serious budget lines, but we are most familiar with this chain and use our Priority Club membership for free nights. First, the staff: The reception was universally great, and the gentleman from
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is there bt sports channels
Not sure. Better get info at front desk +32 9 222 58 85 Regards
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Sorry..no bt sports in Belgium. We have Eurosport on the tv's in the room, and there's big european sports games in Brasserie D-LYS in the evening via Telenet PlaySports.. Sincerely The reception team
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Yes. There is a car park.
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Hi Latha. We allow guide dogs but no other pets.
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there is english channels as i remember, i think the breakfast start 630 until 11 am
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"Check that your room has a long enough shower curtain."
"demand a room with new aircon only 1 of our 4 was adequate or do not go in summer"
"No room has an attractive view as situated in an ”urbanisation” area near the football stadium"
"as far as possible from lift, then you will be further from highway. It might become noisy if you leave window open"
"Opposite to the highway"
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PRICE RANGE
US$94 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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holiday inn express gent hotel ghentholiday inn ghentexpress hotel ghentghent holiday inn
LOCATION
BelgiumFlandersEast Flanders ProvinceGhent
NUMBER OF ROOMS
120
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