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1898 The Post

City-center Ghent hotel with bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi

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Graslei 16, Ghent, 9000, Belgium
  • Gorgeous property and unbeatable location. But there were some really weird and…

    Aug 5, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Dining options
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 38 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • Terrace

For families

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate sitting area
  • Premium TV channels
  • Television
  • Free toiletries

What’s around

  • In Ghent City Centre
  • Korenmarkt Square - 1 min walk
  • St. Michael's Bridge - 2 min walk
  • St. Nicholas' Church - 2 min walk
  • Great Butchers' Hall - 2 min walk
  • Design Museum Ghent - 2 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Letter
  • Stamp
  • Postcard
  • Envelope
  • Carriage
  • Carriage with Private Terrace
  • Suite 19
  • Suite 23
  • Suite 2
  • Junior Suite 39
  • Tower Suite
  • Loft
  • Suite 18

What’s around


  • In Ghent City Centre
  • Korenmarkt Square - 1 min walk
  • St. Michael's Bridge - 2 min walk
  • St. Nicholas' Church - 2 min walk
  • Great Butchers' Hall - 2 min walk
  • Design Museum Ghent - 2 min walk
  • Kraanlei - 3 min walk
  • Masons' Guild Hall - 3 min walk
  • St. Michael's Church - 3 min walk
  • Gravensteen Castle - 4 min walk
  • Langemunt Shopping Center - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Brussels Airport (BRU) - 35 miles/56.3 km
  • Ghent-Dampoort Station - 22 min walk
  • Wondelgem Station - 8 min drive
  • Drongen Station - 9 min drive
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Graslei 16, Ghent, 9000, Belgium

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 38 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Onsite self parking (EUR 25.00 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

About the property

Located near a train station, 1898 The Post is a great choice for a stay in Ghent. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and buffet breakfast is available daily. A snack bar/deli and a terrace are other highlights, and rooms offer up nice touches like premium bedding and espresso makers. Fellow travelers say great things about the helpful staff and location.
*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Ecotours on site

Working away

  • One meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Year Built - 2017
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.0 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 25 for adults and EUR 12.5 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children and extra bedsPay at property

  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 35.0 per day

ParkingPay at property

  • Self parking costs EUR 25.00 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Hygiene and cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Cash is not accepted.

This property is located in a car-free zone. Guests may reserve parking by contacting the property to register their license plate and receive an access code for the property's parking facility.

Also known as

  • 1898 Post Hotel Ghent
  • 1898 Post Hotel
  • 1898 Post Ghent
  • 1898 Post
  • 1898 The Post Hotel
  • 1898 The Post Ghent
  • 1898 The Post Hotel Ghent

*See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges


  • Yes, 1898 The Post does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs EUR 25.00 per day.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tasty World (3-min walk), Maison Elza (3-min walk), and Il Folletto (3-min walk).
  • Onsite recreation at 1898 The Post includes ecotours. 1898 The Post also has a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Every detail in the hotel and in the room was really cool. We enjoyed our stay immensely. The staff was really helpful too!

    MichelleM, 1 night romance trip, Feb 13, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    The handrail which goes up the stair to the bathroom was broken (pulled out of wall) almost fell down the stairs as I went up. All the power in the room kept going off after the second time and they couldn’t fix it they moved us to another room.

    2 night romance trip, Feb 11, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel was absolutely lovely - well decorated, perfect location right in the middle of the historic center, next to great shopping and restaurants and easily accessible from tram to St Pieter’s Station. I busted at Christmas so we were right in the middle of the Christmas market, which I loved - but would just caution that it is rather bustling outside til late in the evening, if you are looking for a quiet location. Will definitely be staying here again!

    Jillian, 2 night trip, Dec 10, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Location, staff, the infrastructure, design, I did not liked the room size

    1 night romance trip, Dec 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    An ancient jewel !

    Amazing is a little bit weak for this hotel. Unique, outstanding, rare, exceptional are closer to reality. Beautifully restored ancient building in the heart of Gand. Beautiful rooms. great breakfast and outstanding service. The kind of hotel you only see once or twice in your life.

    Alain, 1 night trip, Nov 23, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I just stayed for the second time this year. It’s an incredibly beautiful property, with handsome design details. Initially, I only visited Ghent for this hotel; both the hotel and the town exceeded my expectations. We plan to return again and again. Rooms are cozy and have really elevated touches like coffee and tea makers in the room, bar essentials for cocktails and even little cutting boards with lemons etc for a twist. Everything feels very special and cozy. The hotel is chic and cozy.

    Lainy, 3 night romance trip, Nov 11, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful hotel in perfect location. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful, the only downside was the bed was a bit to soft for me which made it difficult to sleep.

    Lori, 1 night trip, Oct 27, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This was the finest hotel at which I've ever stayed. It was unique, beautiful, the staff was fantastic, the bar was amazing, it even smelled so good. If you go to Ghent, STAY HERE!

    1 night romance trip, Oct 23, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Great hotel and worth the stay

    Great small, unique hotel; very confusing for guests to find due to poor signage. The hotel needs to put it name on the building.

    John, 2 night trip, Oct 13, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    great building, lovely architecture, great location. Wonderful staff. Cons: Could not find entrance, not well signed. Need more hooks in bathroom for personal items. Bar so crowded we could not go there. Seems it is a hotspot for outsiders!

    2 night romance trip, Oct 13, 2019

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