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Featured Hostels in Ghent

Hostel 47
1 out of 5
Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent
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Located in Heilig Kerst, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ghent Museum of Industrial Archeology and Textiles, Gravensteen Castle and Saint Bavo Cathedral. ...

4.1/5Very Good! (27 reviews)
A little dated

"The pictures are a little old, and the building could do with a bit of a refresh. The area is good and the staff are super helpful. Overall you get what you pay for but I felt a private room could have been nicer."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Hostel 47
Hostel Uppelink
2 out of 5
Sint-Michielsplein 21, Ghent
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Located in Ghent City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Michael's Bridge, Gravensteen Castle and Saint Bavo Cathedral. St. Michael's Church ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (93 reviews)
Beautiful place to stay

"Amazing location, clean, great staff"…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2019

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Treck Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Groendreef 51, Ghent, Oost Vlaanderen
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The price is £55 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct

Located in Brugse Poort, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dr. Guislain Museum and Gravensteen Castle. Saint Bavo Cathedral is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"Fantastic experience, super helpful staff, fun, happy vibe. I would recommend To anyone and stay again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2019

Treck Hostel

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KaBa Hostel
2 out of 5
Filips van Arteveldestraat 35, Ghent
The price is £62 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct

Situated in Ghent, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Protestant Church - Gent Centrum and Saint Bavo Cathedral. Gravensteen Castle is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) ...

4.2/5Very Good! (41 reviews)
Bug bites

"The room and other common areas didn't seem to be very messy, but the bed slept in had ticks and got lots of bites all over my body during the night."…"

Reviewed on 5 May 2019

KaBa Hostel
Sparrows Nest
3 out of 5
CITADELLAAN, 11, Ghent, Flemish Region
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Situated in Ghent, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Citadel Park and Saint Bavo Cathedral. Gravensteen Castle and Flanders Expo are also within 3 miles ...

Sparrows Nest
13 O'clock Hostel
2 out of 5
Universiteitstraat 13, Ghent
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Located in Ghent City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Flemish Opera Ghent and Saint Bavo Cathedral. Gravensteen Castle and Flanders Expo are ...

3.4/5Good! (123 reviews)

"Excellent location. Loved there was a kitchenette but it wasn't well equipped-no knives for example. Staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2019

13 O'clock Hostel
The Cover Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Vrijdagmarkt 26, Ghent
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Located in Ghent City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Kraanlei and Gravensteen Castle. Saint Bavo Cathedral is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) away. Ghent-Dampoort ...

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Getaway Studios Gent

Getaway Studios Gent

2 Seminariestraat, Ghent
The price is £45 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Nearly perfect

"Everything was great, clean, peaceful and comfortable. The only negative thing is that there is no airconditioning"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2020

Getaway Studios Gent
Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent

Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent

4.5 out of 5
Hoogstraat 36, Ghent
The price is £124 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (353 reviews)

"Have stayed here several times this year. The hotel more opened up than other hotels in area. Rooms are small unless you opt for a larger size room. Well located but sometimes staffing levels seem to effect service in hotel at busy times"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2020

Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent
NH Gent Belfort

NH Gent Belfort

4 out of 5
Hoogpoort 63, Ghent
The price is £104 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (963 reviews)

"This property was so close to the centrum which made it possible to walk to all of the beautiful churches, restaurants, the castle, and the main canal. It is the perfect location! The front desk staff was amazing, especially Natalia who was very helpful and kind. Any time we travel to Gent, we will ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

NH Gent Belfort
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Ghent?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for fun things to do. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and historic sites.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but they have a few things in common, including budget prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Ghent?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start looking: Hostel 47 - Located within a 20-minute walk of Gravensteen Castle and Saint Bavo Cathedral. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and barbecues. Rooms come with showers. Hostel Uppelink - Located within a 10-minute walk of Gravensteen Castle and Saint Bavo Cathedral. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Treck Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Gravensteen Castle. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and lockers in all rooms. KaBa Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Saint Bavo Cathedral and Gravensteen Castle. You can take advantage of free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance, as well as a computer station. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Ghent?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Ghent, one of Expedia’s 7 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Ghent?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Ghent is 752 inches.
What is there to see and do in Ghent?
In general, Ghent is known for its museums, historical sites and theatres. Top attractions include Saint Bavo Cathedral and Gravensteen Castle. Get out into nature with places such as Citadel Park, Blaarmeersen Recreation Area and King Albert Park. Cultural attractions include Capitole Theatre, Bijloke Music Center and STAM Ghent City Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Ghent while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Ghent in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), located 34.8 mi (55.9 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Charleroi (CRL-Brussels South Charleroi), which is 52.1 mi (83.8 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to make use of public transport. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Ghent-Dampoort Station, Ghent-Sint-Pieters Station or Ghent (GNE-Sint-Pieters Train Station).

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