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Top Ghent Family-Friendly Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Gent
Great for families
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £60 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4/5Very Good! (692 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Friendly staff, accommodating and helpful . The room was comfortable and the restaurant was affordable and great food!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Gent
Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Hoogstraat 36, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £126 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
4.8/5Exceptional! (350 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, bike rentals, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Carlton Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Koningin Astridlaan 138, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (434 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Gorgeous, family-run hotel in a great location. Close to the park and train station. Big, modern room with nice touches like plants and games for that homely feeling. Outstanding service from all staff. I emailed them before our stay and they promptly answer all my questions. Reasonably priced underground ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2020

Carlton Hotel

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1898 The Post
3.5 out of 5
Graslei 16, Ghent
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4.7/5Exceptional! (272 reviews)

"Gorgeous property and unbeatable location. But there were some really weird and uncomfortable things about the rooms. Make sure you know whether your room is on two floors. We did not realize ours was when we booked it, an the steep, dark, stairs between upstairs bedroom and downstairs sitting/dressing ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

1898 The Post
Hotel Harmony
Great for families
4 out of 5
Kraanlei 37, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £133 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (329 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"Small hotel. Staff could not have been more helpful. Location is central and easy walk to anywhere in Ghent. Get a room with a river view if you can. My only complaints were the wood floors and the noise from room above woke me up multiple times. The rooms were very spacious but mine needed an additional ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Hotel Harmony
Aparthotel Castelnou
Great for families
3 out of 5
Kasteellaan 51, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £101 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, bike rentals, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great location, spacious rooms, very clean, safe and secure parking:-)"…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Aparthotel Castelnou
Ghent Marriott Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Korenlei 10, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £138 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (985 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, bike rentals, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Hotel not fully open due to Covid restrictions. Good location and enjoyed the river view."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Ghent Marriott Hotel
All Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Dahliastraat 21, Ghent
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4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, washer and dryer
Excellent rental house for any type of stay

"I visited Ghent and stayed in this house with three of my friends from school on an undergrad post-graduation tour of Europe. It is located in a quiet residential neighborhood to the north Ghent's center; while not an overly interesting location in itself, the house was near a tram line which made ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2014

All Inn
B&B DoOr10
Great for families
3 out of 5
Provenierstersstraat 10, Ghent, East Flanders
The price is £139 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bike rentals, extra beds/cots
Quaint, Unique and Peaceful

"Although not a typical B&B (no breakfast offered), we would readily return to this accommodation. It is charmingly situated in the old town and very conveniently located to tour the beautiful city of Ghent. The proprietor was exceedingly friendly and helpful. It is small, consisting of two rooms ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr 2018

B&B DoOr10
Hotel Orion
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Krijgslaan 181, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £86 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
4.4/5Wonderful! (426 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Very nice hotel

"Very nice hotel. We had a wheelchair and had a room we could easily access. Thank you for the lovely stay and service :-)"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

Hotel Orion
NH Gent Belfort
4 out of 5
Hoogpoort 63, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £93 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
Novotel Gent Centrum
Great for families
3 out of 5
Hoogpoort 52, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £104 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (905 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, games room, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Solid hotel, would stay again! Fab location.

"Comfy room, perfect for our stay. Decent shower, handy fridge, tea & coffee, beds were ok, nice to have BBC1 & the location was fab."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Novotel Gent Centrum
Casa Blanca Ghent
Great for families
3 out of 5
Kortrijksepoortstraat 207, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £87 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Perfect location between the city center and the Gent Sint-Pieter train station. Right on the 1 tram line as well which runs between these locations. Room was great and the manager was very accommodating. Clean, safe and secure. Ghent in a wonderful place."…"

Reviewed on 5 May 2019

Casa Blanca Ghent
Astoria Hotel Gent
Great for families
3 out of 5
Achilles Musschestraat 39, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (121 reviews)
Families like: bike rentals, laundry
Would stay again

"within 10 minute walk from train station on quiet safe street. Very nice modern bedroom & bathroom. Breakfast cost 12 euros per person but was delicious and very extensive buffet. Staff was very helpful with tourist advice."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Astoria Hotel Gent
Europahotel Gent
Great for families
3 out of 5
Gordunakaai 59, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (495 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The restaurant was shut on Sundays & there was no where else nearby."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Europahotel Gent
Best Western Hotel Chamade
Great for families
3 out of 5
Koningin Elisabethlaan 3, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night from 25 Sep to 26 Sep
4/5Very Good! (381 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Handy for tram , the stop is right outside the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2019

Best Western Hotel Chamade
Holiday Inn Gent Expo
Great for families
4 out of 5
Maaltekouter 3, Ghent
Free cancellation
The price is £66 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
3.8/5Good! (589 reviews)
Families like: games room, laundry
Amazing

"The experience was amazing. But, the breakfast price should be reviewed, it is too expensive."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Holiday Inn Gent Expo
Monasterium PoortAckere
Great for families
3 out of 5
Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £86 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
3.6/5Good! (296 reviews)
Families like: bike rentals nearby, laundry
Beautiful use of Ghent Landmark

"What a neat property. The building is beautiful, and the decor is both spartan and tongue-in-cheek. Totally appropriate for a former monastery! Really friendly staff. Only issue might be that the floors are creaky and the walls are rather thin. So maybe not the best place to go if you plan on being ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Monasterium PoortAckere
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Where should we stay in Ghent?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Ghent is a good choice. The art scene, castle and famous monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), which is located 32.9 mi (52.9 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Ghent, you might want to consider one of the 31 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Astoria Hotel Gent: Offers laundry facilities and free WiFi. This hotel is rated 3 stars.

Novotel Gent Centrum – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

NH Gent Belfort – Offers a restaurant, babysitting services and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Ghent?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to Ghent.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: May, April, July and February, with an average rainfall of 1.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, November, September and October, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Ghent?

While you and your family are staying in Ghent, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Ghent Cloth Hall, Royal Dutch Theatre and University Auditorium. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Langemunt Shopping Center and Great Butchers' Hall.

Ghent is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Theatre
  • Art
  • Cultural attractions
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Cafes

Getting around Ghent

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Ghent-Dampoort Station, Ghent-Sint-Pieters Station or Gentbrugge Station. Ghent may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Ghent like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Ghent is a great choice if you’ve been considering a holiday with the children. The museums, local tours and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Take to the air and fly into Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), which is located 34.8 mi (55.9 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for families in Ghent?
Hotel Orion is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Other good choices to stay with the children include Novotel Gent Centrum and Holiday Inn Express Gent.
How many hotels that welcome families are there in Ghent?
Expedia has 28 hotels in Ghent that are great for families.
What's the weather like in Ghent?
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's there to see and do with your family in Ghent?
While you and your family are visiting Ghent, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Old Fish Market and Capitole Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Saint Bavo Cathedral and Gravensteen Castle.
What's the best way for us to get around Ghent?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Ghent-Dampoort Station, Ghent-Sint-Pieters Station or Ghent (GNE-Sint-Pieters Train Station). Ghent might not have very many public transport options, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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