Monasterium Poortackere - Ghent

Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, Belgium, 9000  show map
 3 stars
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Monasterium Poortackere - Ghent

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Overview

Monasterium Poortackere Hotel is positioned 600 meters from Ghent Town Hall, in a shopping area of Ghent. Monasterium Poortackere Hotel welcomes guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1860.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. A monastery, a tower and a church lie a short distance away.

Monasterium Poortackere Hotel is within a 60-minute drive to Deurne airport.

Rooms

This superior hotel comprises of rooms like standard flat, twin room for single use and king room with modern decor and such comforts as complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen television, an iron with ironing board, a work desk and high ceiling. Monasterium Poortackere Hotel offers rooms with the river view. Guests can also use coffee/tea makers and a kettle.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the courtyard. Beers and refreshments are offered in the café bar. A 5-minute walk takes guests to the wine bar Vintage.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 17.50 per person per night. 

Services

There are bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

Monasterium Poortackere Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering babysitting, cots and a playroom.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 15 per day.

Number of rooms:   47.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Gay friendly

Sports & Fitness

  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, Belgium, 9000

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City Centre
  • Ghent
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Overberg (FAOB) (OVG)
    21.9 mi
  • Kortrijk (KJK)
    27.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Trainstation Ghent-Dampoort
    1.1 mi
  • Train Station Sint-Pieters Ghent
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • 't Oud Clooster (cuisine: French, Belgian)
    600 ft
  • de kastart (cuisine: Italian, European)
    700 ft
Parks
  • Kouter
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

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Best Family Hotels in Belgium

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Rooms and availability

Monasterium Poortackere photos Exterior Hotel information
Budget Shared Bathroom Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Monasterium Poortackere photos Room
Twin Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    110 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Heating
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|DOUBLE (TWIN/DOUBLE) GARDEN VIEW

Twin Room for Single Use
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Monasterium Poortackere photos Exterior Hotel information
Shared Bathroom Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Monasterium Poortackere photos Room
Superior Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Single room

Monasterium Poortackere photos Room
Comfort Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    250 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service

Monasterium Poortackere Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Graslei and Korenlei Ghent1000 ft
  • City Center1700 ft
  • Fridays Market2700 ft

Places of interest

  • St Michael's Church700 ft
  • Cathédrale Saint Bavon1000 ft
  • Flanders Opera Ghent1400 ft
  • Saint Nicholas' Church1400 ft
  • St. Nicholas' Church1400 ft
  • Great Butchers' Hall1700 ft
  • St. Bavo's Cathedral2300 ft
  • Saint Bavo's Cathedral2300 ft

Shopping areas

  • Post Plaza Shopping Center1000 ft
  • Ghent Christmas Market2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Old Fish Market1700 ft
  • Belfry of Ghent1700 ft
  • Graffiti Street2000 ft
  • Small Beguinage Ghent2000 ft
  • Ghent City Hall2000 ft
  • Gravensteen Ghent2000 ft
  • Toreken2300 ft
  • Achtersikkel & Grote Sikkel2300 ft
  • Dulle Griet2300 ft

Museums

  • School van Toen1000 ft
  • Design Museum Ghent1400 ft
  • The House of Alijn2300 ft

Theaters

  • Vlaamse Opera House2000 ft
  • NTGent2000 ft

Marina

  • Viadagio Ecological Boat Trips2700 ft

Local attractions

  • Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (SMAK)1.0 mi
    Jan Hoetplein 1
  • Municipal Museum for Contemporary Art 1.1 mi
    Citadelpark, Ghent
  • Museum Dr. Guislain 1.2 mi
    Jozef Guislainstraat 43
  • Museum of Fine Arts Ghent (Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent)1.0 mi
    F. Scribedreef 1 Citadelpark
  • Gent-Sint-Pieters Railway Station1.1 mi
    Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein

Near the hotel

  • St Michael s Church800 ft
    Sint-Michielsplein Open from 14.00 to 17.00 only
  • St Michael\'s Bridge1100 ft
    Damaststraat 87 9030 Gent
  • Ghent City Center1400 ft
  • Design museum Gent 1600 ft
    Jan Breydelstraat 5
  • Graslei and Korenlei1300 ft
    Graslei en Korenleih
  • Hotel d Hane-Steenhuyse 1100 ft
    Veldstraat 55
  • Gravensteen Castle2000 ft
    Sint-Veerleplein 11

Restaurants nearby

  • 't Oud Clooster600 ft

    Address: Zwartezusterstraat 5
    Phone: 092337802

    61% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Belgian
    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 24

  • Coeur d'Artichaut700 ft

    Address: Onderbergen 6
    Phone: +32(0)9 2253318

    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 145

  • Domestica700 ft

    Address: Onderbergen 27
    Phone: 32 (0) 9 223 53 00

    61% likes this, based on 57 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 147

  • de kastart700 ft

    Address: onderbergen 42
    Phone: 09/224.36.27

    54% likes this, based on 88 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, European
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 22

  • Lepelblad700 ft

    Address: Onderbergen 40
    Phone: +32 9 324 02 44

    62% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Price Range: USD 25 - USD 64

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

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  • Deurle hotels - 10 km
  • Sint-Martens-Latem hotels - 7 km
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  • Nazareth hotels - 12 km
  • Semmerzake hotels - 13 km
  • Lochristi hotels - 10 km
  • Tielt hotels - 16 km

Monasterium Poortackere Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Monasterium Poortackere

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 425 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Spacious rooms, unique experience sleeping in a former monastery, cool building designed to maintain the aura yet also very comfortable.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Beautiful building right in the centre of town. Friendly and efficient staff, huge room (actually, a three-room suite) for just €115 a night.

    A bit cold - but we culd turn the heating up.

  • Single
    3.8

    The staff at the reception was polite.

    Was given a twin room (instead of a double) outside the monastery, right on the outside corridor leading to the main building, with people coming in or talking in front of my door all night, plus noise traffic & feeling the cold from outside.Furniture was basic, I wouldnt rate this hotel with more than one star.Poor value for money, plus dont mention the monastery & quiet atmosphere when you send your guests outside of it for a bargain.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    From the web site I expected it to be much nicer than it was.

    Beds weren't very good. Hotel not well kept up.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Beautiful building, well converted into hotel. Very friendly staff. Helpful with special needs of wheelchair user.

    Breakfast option very expensive.

  • Couple
    5.4

    The location was convenient to the major sights.

    The room was old and threadbare. The wifi worked intermittently. There was no shower curtain, just a tub with hand held nozzle. We booked here as it was the cheapest place in town left and it was not worth the 100 Euro. The concept of the monastery as hotel is neat, but the execution was very poor. I don't recommend it if you want value for money.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The hotel was very peaceful and we very much enjoyed the tranquil atmosphere and also the excellent location close to the old part of Ghent. We were delighted in every respect with the hotel.

    We were totally delighted with the hotel and have no negative comments to report.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    good location near the historic cetre, helpful staff

    bed bugs

  • Single
    4.6

    Free wireless internett

    - Very noisy, no sound insulation whatsoever - 10€ for parking

  • Single
    7.8

    Amazing ambience! Very friendly and helful staff. Helped me to print my boarding pass. I forgot my wallet in the internet room and it was still there! So a very safe place. Very clean showers. Nice to have free tea & coffee on each floor. Very close to the old city.

    Luckily I always travel with earplugs and an eye mask. Think the hotel should offer people that upon check in as the walls and ceilings are very thin. People staying in rooms above are very noisy when walking on the wooden floors. I could hear the person in the next room talking on Skype. Perhaps there should also be a time when everyone should be as quiet as possible and close their doors as quiet as possible, E.G. after 10pm. People staying above my room (slot 2.7) were partying until 1am and I could hear them even with my earplugs in. I also think the price of eur46 is a bit too high for the hostel rooms, should be around eur30. Pity the breakfast is so expensive (eur17).

  • Single
    6.6

    Easy walk into Ghent's historic centre; car parking on site (plus car can be left for the rest of the day after check out); free and reliable WiFi; free tea/coffee available 24/7.

    Room and facilities were fairly described, but one toilet cubicle between many just isn't enough in practice. No hot water in room sink (and no sinks in the shower rooms) is a real practical difficulty for wet shavers. Rubbish bin not emptied from previous guest. In short, "austere" accommodation - as described - but probably priced too high. Breakfast @17.50 euros extra simply avoided.

  • Single
    8.2

    Convenient location, best price, good for those who plan to spend most of the time out.

    The room was a bit dark and quite small. Breakfast way too expensive.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    The size of the room, the architecture, the polite people at the reception.

    I thought breakfast should have been included for the price we paid.

  • Single
    8.2

    The calm and contemplative location.

    Everything was good.

  • Single
    8.8

    Excellent location, beautiful monastery building, inviting atmosphere (staff light-up candles throughout hallways and play suitable music),very good breakfast (15 euros though).

    Room was very simple, which I expected. It would have been nice to have more than 1 towel and more ample supply of toiletries.

How to reach hotel

hotel Monasterium Poortackere - Ghent Ghent location
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Hotel Address:

Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, Belgium, 9000

Get directions
City Centre
  • Ghent
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Overberg (FAOB) (OVG)
    21.9 mi
  • Kortrijk (KJK)
    27.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Trainstation Ghent-Dampoort
    1.1 mi
  • Train Station Sint-Pieters Ghent
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • 't Oud Clooster (cuisine: French, Belgian)
    600 ft
  • de kastart (cuisine: Italian, European)
    700 ft
Parks
  • Kouter
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    47

Hotel Awards

BelgianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGhentMonasterium Poortackere

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Belgium

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