Are you interested in booking a romantic getaway in Ghent in Belgium? These boutique hotels are among the very best in Ghent and by staying there you’ll make your holiday even more unforgettable.
Think romantic walks through the historic cobblestoned streets, a boat ride on the Leies and gourmet experiences that Belgium is truly known for.
All of these boutique hotels have their own unique style and will guarantee to make your holiday one you’ll never forget!
I always prefer staying at a boutique hotel instead of a big resort. It has a more personal feel and staff have more time to attend to your wishes and needs. Hence you get more value for what you’ve paid!
All of these boutique hotels in Ghent have been handpicked by myself, are aesthetically pleasing and have an excellent location!
So without further ado, here are the very best boutique hotels in Ghent!
The 12 Very Best Boutique Hotels In Ghent
The Very Best Boutique Hotels In Ghent – Comparison Table
|Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent||9.1 Superb||From €163|
|1898 The Post||9.2 Superb||From €222|
|Ganda Rooms & Suites||9.3 Superb||From €160|
|Shelter7||9.4 Superb||From €265|
|Nonam Boutique Hotel||8.1 Very Good||From €197|
|Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent||8.9 Fabulous||From €181|
|Ghent Marriott Hotel||8.5 Very Good||From €215|
|Hotel Harmony||8.9 Fabulous||From €190|
|Hotel Monasterium PoortAckere||8.1 Very Good||From €170|
|Hotel Nenuphar||8.7 Fabulous||From €157|
|Verne Dreams||9.2 Superb||From €200|
|B&B Achilles||9.3 Superb||From €215|
The 12 Very Best Boutique Hotels In Ghent
1. Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof Ghent
As soon as you enter the grand mansion of 4-star Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Reylof in Ghent, where modern design is embedded in an elegant Louis XIV interior, it feels like coming home.
Whether you are traveling the world or on a city trip, on business or for pleasure, you can enjoy the peace and quiet or, if you prefer, the hustle and bustle of Ghent’s historic city centre, located a mere stone’s throw away.
Each of the rooms and suites pay homage to Baron Reylof’s unique sense of style.
Enjoy a vastly comfortable bed made up with the best linens, soft carpeting and beautiful works of art selected specially for each room.
2. 1898 The Post
Lying at the confluence of the Lys and the Escaut, Ghent unveils itself over time. Seductive and welcoming, it has been described as one of the best-kept secrets of Europe. Indeed, Ghent can best be discovered slowly and is worth the wait.
The ‘1898 The Post’ is without a doubt the reincarnation of all the hotels that have come before it in this city, showing the same spirit, the same intimate beauty, revealing itself in each and every room. An ode to origins, each of the 38 rooms exude warmth, geniality and personality but each is unique and has its own story to tell.
The high ceilings and the dark green walls give a special elegance to the warmth exuded by each room. Large windows, the wood that is everywhere and an indirect light fill each room with a comfort such that you feel at home before you have even unpacked.
3. Ganda Rooms & Suites
Staying in Ganda Rooms & Suites is perhaps the desire of those who wish to discover the enchanting city of Ghent in a special way. Walking out from the 18th century town house in a quiet street, you plunge yourself into the historic centre of this wonderful city.
Ganda Rooms & Suites will guarantee an unforgettable stay for both business and pleasure.
Each of the 8 rooms and suites is unique and is distinguished in its colors, size and comfort. With much attention for detail, they have transformed this house into an alluring hotel safeguarding its authenticity: spacious rooms with high original ceilings, some rooms with an original chimney, others with an antique wooden truss, different terraces or a lovely patio to relax or to take breakfast, a charming salon, decoration and works of art telling each their own story.
They chose to work with as many local products as possible: our rooms contain a Belgian tailor made box spring bed, paintings, objects and furniture from our region. With all of this we aim to offer you a pleasant and comfortable stay.
4. Shelter 7 – A luxury boutique appartement in Ghent
Shelter7 is little island of sophisticated cosiness in the city centre of Ghent. Here you can take refuge while overlooking a creative city in motion.
Experience a signature apartment with an eye-catching mix of design elements. A project of a young entrepreneur loving all things beautiful and minimalistic. An enlivening combination of three levels put together to nourish one’s well being, both in heart and mind.
A boutique hotel situated in the historic center of Ghent, Nonam is your perfect hideaway in the bustling and picturesque ‘Patershol’ neighborhood. After an exciting day of exploring the city, you’ll love relaxing in Nonam’s unique setting: a historic building originally constructed in 1739 and carefully transformed into a breathtaking boutique hotel with a restaurant and wine bar.
Their 10 rooms exude authenticity, luxury and charm. Each room has its own unique vibe and offers a ‘casual chic experience’.
Nonam’s concept is one that adapts according to the moment of the day. There’s something for everyone at any given time. From Wednesday through to Saturday, their wine bar is the place to be for a selection of delicious and tasteful wines and sharing plates. In the restaurant, chef Karel Van Oyen serves a creative lunch and dinner menu from Wednesday through to Saturday.
6. Yalo Urban Boutique Hotel Gent
Yalo is a boutique hotel in the city centre of Ghent with a 24/7 vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere. It boasts 92 design rooms, a luxurious cocktail and wine bar, a restaurant fit for foodies, original meeting rooms, a fitness room and a stunning rooftop with city view.
Yalo is your hip hotspot in the heart of Ghent and your connection to the good life.
Every room in Yalo is a mix of comfort and design, but with an extra touch of rock-‘n-roll. Even though they are different in size, with or without terrace, standard, suite, or penthouse, each room is precisely furnished in Uptown or Downtown vibes.
Yalo not only surprises you with a stunning urban location, but also spoils you with some tasty creations. An extensive and delightful breakfast buffet, live cooking, and à la carte lunches and dinner with apero in between, Yalo treats you 7/7 and all day long with the best food and drinks. Their restaurant team, led by Ghentian chef Sam d’Huyvetter, will take care of your delicious dish to the last detail.
7. Ghent Marriott Hotel
Thanks to its central location, Ghent Marriott Hotel offers the ideal base for discovering vibrant Ghent. The hotel is surrounded by numerous shopping streets, bars and historical sites such as Gravensteen Castle and St Bavo’s Cathedral, perfect for both business and leisure escapades.
Taste a piece of Belgium on your plate in one of their restaurants. You’ll find seasonal dishes on the menu at the Midtown Grill and at Poppi Coffee & Wine bar they balance refreshing wines and heartwarming espressos.
8. Hotel Harmony
Thanks to its favorable location on the river Leie and in the heart of Ghent, adjacent to the oldest district of the city, the Patershol, a stay in the cozy Hotel Harmony always offers you a special experience.
Within a 5-minute walk you can reach the medieval Gravensteen Castle and St. Bavo’s Cathedral.
In their tastefully decorated lounge, bar and courtyard or on their terrace on the water you can enjoy a prestigious wine, local beer and bar bites.
In addition to room service, Harmony offers you many extras and attentions such as romantic room decoration, minibar packages and more.
Their heated outdoor pool, open from April to September, is also a permanent fixture in the hotel.
The receptionists are available 24 hours a day to fulfill your every need and ensure that your stay with us will be a lasting positive memory.
9. Hotel Monasterium PoortAckere
Here your discovery of Ghent begins at the hotel, which is housed in a former 19th century monastery. The hotel is a meeting between the past and the present and breathes rest.
They challenge you to discover all the nooks and crannies of the hotel, because there are a lot. Follow your senses and let yourself be guided through the secrets of the hotel and fascinating Ghent.
The striking architecture with lots of wood and high ceilings creates a unique atmosphere. The cosy courtyard garden is an oasis of peace and quiet and an extra asset.
The 112 rooms are spread over four buildings. The Comfort Rooms are located in the Retraite, the Slot, the Sint-Antonius and the Sint-Obrechtshof wing. The Large rooms are located in the Slot, the Retraite and the Sint-Obrechtshof wing. The Standard rooms are located on the street side in the Breedhuis, House of the Rector and the Slot wing.
10. Hotel Nenuphar
Hotel & restaurant Nenuphar is idyllically located along The Lys. The restaurant is an established value in Ghent. From now on you can also spend the night in the boutique hotel.
The combination of mooring, lodging and dining near the water, ensures a carefree and luxurious stay 10 minutes away from the city center of Ghent.
There is no front office desk. Hotel Nenuphar operates completely virtually: from booking to entering the room with pre-received PIN codes.
11. Verne Dreams
Forget the dime a dozen suites. You deserve more. At Verne Dreams, a new world opens up for you full of aha experiences and goosebumps moments. Discover their worldly suites. Where does the journey go?
They offer several suites all dedicated to a certain location. The Shanghai Suite is a playful mix between a Chinese opium room and a 1920s Parisian boudoir. No shortage of wellness luxury. In addition to a separate bath and spacious shower, this suite also has a private terrace with jacuzzi.
Due to the racing green, the dark parquet and the gentleman atmosphere, you immediately imagine yourself in the city of dreamy strikers: Oxford City. This suite looks classy, but not heavy.
Or choose for the Tokyo Suite. A Ryokan is a sober form of a B&B from Japan. Sober because of the subdued luxury, rich because of the exuberant hospitality. The room also contains few elements, but each one of the highest quality. A tatami mat turned into a low box spring, the Togo serves as an extra comfortable seat hanger and the sound system takes you to higher atmospheres. Minimalism will pamper you.
12. B&B Achilles
B&B Achilles, named after its famous Ghent architect Achilles Van Hoecke-Dessel, is housed in a beautiful art nouveau house from the beginning of the 20th century in the city centre of Ghent.
The house was completely renovated combining authentic elements with contemporary design.
They offer 6 luxury rooms, a charming patio and a lounge with honesty bar to sit back and relax after a busy day of sightseeing, shopping or business.
B&B Achilles is situated in the Arts Quarter of the City of Ghent, where the artistic highlights are within walking distance.