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Guesthouse PoortAckere

Guesthouse | Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, Belgium 9000

84.7% Overall Rating

197 out of 205 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/02/2014)

Niki Jamieson thinks…

"Nice room, good surroundings for tramping. The very nice couple running items us maps of the area and (with their sin translating) suggested good places for us to visit nearby"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Newspapers
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 19.01

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Price of parking = €15 a day

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Visitors Tax EUR 3.00

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Ghent?

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Overview

A little corner of paradise here on earth. A feeling of peace, freedom and unconcern comes over you in this neogothic guesthouse. Read more

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About Guesthouse PoortAckere

No imposing entrance or red carpet awaits you here. No clue on the outside that behind the centuries-old frontage on Oude Houtlei is an ancient cloister: PoortAckere. An oasis of peace, hidden away from the bustle of the city. Once inside you find yourself in a former nunnery whose history goes back to 1278. The building that turned its back on the world for so many centuries now reveals its secrets to a few favoured guests. The atmosphere is serene and restful, as befits an age-old neogothic building. And yet PoortAckere retains its unique character, as a medieval cloister with its own history.
It is its domesticity that gives the building its charm.
A feeling of peace, freedom and unconcern comes over you in the more austere neogothic part of the cloister, the guesthouse. Perhaps you will sleep in the St Cecilia room or the monastery cell where sister Philomena stayed for so many years.

Accommodation Information

Price of parking = €15 a day

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