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Featured Ghent Family-Friendly Hotels

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3.5 out of 5
Krijgslaan 181, Ghent
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£93
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (374 reviews)

"The location is good with its spacious lot where we can park our car for free and walk to the nearby tourists attractions."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Hotel Orion
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3 out of 5
Hoogpoort 52, Ghent
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£93
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (830 reviews)

"Centrally located near all major sites in Ghent, this property was in a perfect location. Close to restaurants, bars, canals, cathedrals and castle, couldn’t ask for a better location. Clean and comfortable, staff was quite friendly. The only issue was that our room was above the alley and there ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

Novotel Gent Centrum
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£89
per night
11 Oct-12 Oct
4/5Very Good! (574 reviews)

"Friendly staff always happy to help with a smile in their faces"…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2019

Holiday Inn Express Gent
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4 out of 5
Hoogpoort 63, Ghent
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£106
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,081 reviews)

"Our 3 nights stay was met with very comfy beds and very clean rooms. We stayed in the newer renovated rooms so we really appreciated no carpets and the updated closets and room decor. Would highly recommend this property. Walking distance to most main attractions, restaurants and shops."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

NH Gent Belfort
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3 out of 5
Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent
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£72
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
3.6/5Good! (264 reviews)

"Our room was newly renovated and was very comfortable and had wonderful amenities (kettle, tea, coffee, etc.) The decor was a wonderful mix of modern comfort and historic charm, with high ceiling and fireplace mantel."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2019

Monasterium PoortAckere
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3 out of 5
Koningin Astridlaan 138, Ghent
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£108
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (400 reviews)

"We were really comfortable here. The room was very spacious. Staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel is a quick tram ride away from the center of the city. We even managed to stay cool in our non air conditioned room during some of the hottest days of July."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2019

Carlton Hotel
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3 out of 5
Achilles Musschestraat 39, Ghent
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£90
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (106 reviews)

"nice to have a tea kettle and a mini fridge, they keep you hydrated"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2019

Astoria Hotel Gent
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4 out of 5
Kraanlei 37, Ghent
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£128
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (288 reviews)

"Such a unique property in an absolutely amazing and quaint town."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

Hotel Harmony
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4 out of 5
Korenlei 10, Ghent
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£117
per night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,086 reviews)

"Lovely hotel which is close to all of the main landmarks/attactions of Ghent. The hotel was generally very clean throughout."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Ghent Marriott Hotel
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4 out of 5
Maaltekouter 3, Ghent
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£71
per night
6 Oct-7 Oct
3.8/5Good! (545 reviews)

"I like the stuff were very helpful and always eager to help out !"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019

Holiday Inn Gent Expo
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4 out of 5
Hoogstraat 36, Ghent
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£128
per night
1 Oct-2 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (174 reviews)

"I think this is the nicest place to stay in Ghent. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof
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3 out of 5
Kasteellaan 51, Ghent
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£97
per night
29 Sep-30 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (235 reviews)

"The hotel was renovated in 2011 but it looks great it looks like it was renovated a couple of months ago everything still looks new the bar and the restaurant is beautiful and the food was delicious I recommend this hotel and give it the highest rating."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2019

Aparthotel Castelnou
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3.5 out of 5
Graslei 16, Ghent
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£140
per night
10 Oct-11 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (199 reviews)

"Room a bit dark, Bar used by non-guests and no room for us. Staff excellent and hotel has a very nice atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

1898 The Post
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3.5 out of 5
Dahliastraat 21, Ghent
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4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
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
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3 out of 5
Provenierstersstraat 10, Ghent, East Flanders
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4.4/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
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
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3 out of 5
Koningin Elisabethlaan 3, Ghent
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£75
per night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4/5Very Good! (354 reviews)

"A really nice and well-maintained hotel that's located close to Gent train station and the centre of town. The comfortable bed, superb shower & delicious breakfast make this hotel easy to recommend - I'll definitely be going back."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2019

Best Western Hotel Chamade
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3 out of 5
Kortrijksepoortstraat 207, Ghent
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£89
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (8 reviews)

"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
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3 out of 5
Gordunakaai 59, Ghent
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£68
per night
6 Oct-7 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (397 reviews)

"Good downtown hotel with nice amenities. Checkin time is 2pm which is late, but was able to get a room 3 hours earlier. Not many shopping options in close proximity such as grocery stores etc"…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2019

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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.

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