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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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Clean and tidy, with very polite and extremely helpful staff. A hot breakfast would have been a bonus but can’t fault the hotel otherwise. Exactly as described on the tin! Just outside of town- about 10 mins ride in a taxi from the station. Very easy to Travel to local
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Stayed here for 1 night on way back from Switzerland. Hotel next to large hospital . The room was spacious and comfortable. Tea/coffee facilities plus coffee machine and fridge in the room. Nice shower with ample hot water. Had a very comfortable nights sleep. Good breakfast
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I do wish Expedia had info on hotels in constructions zones... The staff are lovely but the location and the work site are appalling. If you are given a great rate for a brand hotel, there is always a reason.
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Response from HIEX_Gent_manager, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Gent
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear guest I agree with you that the information given to guests should be as rich and accurate as possible. We work with all websites selling our hotel to keep this information up-to-date, within the limitations that each site shows hotel information in a uniform way. That being said, it is correct that construction is taking place outside the existing building. The construction zone is well demarcated with fences and there are no noisy works going on that may hinder your stay. Also, let's be honest, nobody selects our hotel location because of the nice views. There's a car park on one side and a bit of lawn and trees on the other side. Sometimes a fluffy rabbit if you're lucky... Guests stay with us because we have a very central location near major motorways, good connection to the city center with public transport leaving just across the car park, very spacious rooms with free breakfast and reliable Wifi. And lovely staff as you have mentioned already. I hope you will give us another chance, and we hope to see you again, in Gent... Sincerely Laurens Roels, Hotel Manager
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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 4 weeks ago
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 9 Feb 2019
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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is there bt sports channels
Not sure. Better get info at front desk +32 9 222 58 85 Regards
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do you have bt sports on television
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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We will be coming with a car, what are the parking options? Thank you Kimo
Yes. There is a car park.
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Do you allow pets to stay with the guests?
Hi Latha. We allow guide dogs but no other pets.
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Do you have English TV channels? And what time does breakfast start on a Saturday?
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$96 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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