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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

All the things you don't want in a hotel. Massive building site outside that stopped work late and started work early. Noisy aircon unit that had to be turned off. The room was as small as a cupboard, and there wasn't even tea and coffee provided in the room, and no drinking water. Poor.

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Sebastian H, Front Office Manager at Ibis Gent Centrum Opera, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the ibis Gent Centrum Opera. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Ibis, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important...

Singapore
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for two nights and felt comfortable. Rooms are bright and big enough for my elderly parents. Short walk to the main shopping street and about 15mins slow walk to the castle, and in between the historical and art district. Comfy bed, everything works.

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ibis_Opera, General Manager at Ibis Gent Centrum Opera, responded to this review

Dear guest, We were thrilled to read your 4 star review about our hotel. Kind regards, Patriek Deruddere | General Manager

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We booked x5 TWIN rooms several months ago for 10 of us (all male) to stay overnight here, imagine our surprise to find that the hotel had taken it upon themselves to change that to x5 DOUBLE rooms..basically tough luck as the hotel is full and then blaming someone else when we produced the booking? Poor for a well know...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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Laren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 January 2017

In the very centre of Gent, Belgium is Ibis Opera Hotel situated. At a very good price this is a very nice point of making a trip through the old city, with medieval castle: het Steen,and very picturesque,narrow streets alongside it . From this hotel it is just a minute to the shopping area, with a variety of boutique's and...

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ibis_Opera, General Manager at Ibis Gent Centrum Opera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, All of us at ibis Gent Centrum Opera would like to offer our sincere thanks for your delightful review. Kind regards, Patriek Deruddere | General Manager

Fareham
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I, and a friend, stayed a night just before Christmas. The hotel is very close the city centre and the Christmas Market. There was parking (although it was expensive) and staff were very friendly. Our room was a good size, but the bathroom was tiny. Breakfast was great - one of the biggest choices in an Ibis...

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ibis_Opera, General Manager at Ibis Gent Centrum Opera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, All of us at ibis Gent Centrum Opera would like to offer our sincere thanks for your delightful review. Kind regards, Patriek Deruddere | General Manager

Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had booked a room for 1 night, only the day beforehand. And it was ofcourse kind of cheap (i guess? 120 euros per night...), but it was right next to the elevator and you couldn't even get the door fully open because the beds were in the way. You had to be really small to fit onto the toilet...

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ibis_Opera, General Manager at Ibis Gent Centrum Opera, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the ibis Gent Centrum Opera. I truly regret that you consider our rooms to be too small. We appreciate your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Patriek Deruddere |...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were part of a party. We got a smoking room and if, like us, you are non smokers, you really notice the difference. But we were at the back of the hotel and it was very quiet. Room was the standard IBIS compact and clean and had all you needed - inc free wifi. Because it was Xmas Market...

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Dear Guest, All of us at ibis Gent Centrum Opera would like to offer our sincere thanks for your delightful review. Kind regards, Patriek Deruddere | General Manager

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Ibis Hotel is situated in an ideal place for visiting Gent. It is just on the edge of the town centre. A short walk from all of the sights. There are some very good restaurants and plenty of shops. the Tram runs straight past the hotel for those that want to use it. The only drawback is the front...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ibis Gent Centrum Opera. We are delighted to read that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your visit at our hotel. Sincerely, Patriek Deruddere | General Manager

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ibis Gent Centrum Opera is an economy hotel located in the vibrant medieval city centre of Ghent. With close proximity to all major touristic attractions as the 'Gravensteen' Castle and in the very heart of the shopping centre. The hotel is easily accessible by tram from the station. The tram stops in front of the hotel. The hotel is an ideal point of departure to discover the local museums as well as the Saint Bavo's Cathedral with the famous altarpiece 'Adoration of the Mystic Lamb'. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a high speed Wi-Fi internet access and a trendy bar. On-site parking with possibility to store your bicycle. GLBT friendly hotel. Pets allowed. Meeting and luggage room available. There is a tram stop in front of the hotel, convenient travel connections to Bruges, Brussels and Antwerp. You can easily get to your business meeting or visit the well known landmarks in the four medieval cities of Flanders. The ibis Gent Centrum Opera hotel is located in Ghent within the entertainment and shopping district. The 134 rooms are equipped with the new Sweet Bed. The practical and inviting ibis room boasts all the features you want most including international TV channels and a bathroom with shower. Enjoy a treat or chill out with a drink in our friendly bar. All rooms are 100% non-smoking and there is complimentary Wi-Fi for all guests throughout the building. Ibis Gent Centrum Opera is ready to adjust to your schedule. Reception is open 24 hours a day to help with any of your queries. The Dawn of a Brand New Breakfast... Breakfast will never be boring again. Enjoy making your own Brussels waffles and try our different kinds of fresh baked bread, rolls and fresh squeezed orange juice. You can relax and enjoy our buffet daily from 6.30am to 10am (11am on the Weekend and Bank Holidays). Hotel with on-site parking, luggage room and place to store your bicycle. With convenient travel connections and only a 30 minutes drive to Bruges and less then one hour to Brussels and Antwerp. Hotel ibis Gent Centrum Opera is the ideal point of departure to visit the four most famous medieval cities in Flanders. The ibis Gent Centrum Opera hotel is located downtown Ghent within the entertainment and shopping district and offers the perfect base to explore the city. You can easily get to your business meeting or see the famous landmarks of nearby attractions including the Saint Bavo Cathedral with its famous Altarpiece 'Adoration of the Mustic Lamb' and the unique city centre located 'Gravensteen Castle'. ... more   less 

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Address: Nederkouter 24, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: €69 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Gent Centrum Opera 2*
Number of rooms: 134
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“Rooms on the courtyard side are quiet. Make reservation for your car”
 of 5 bubbles vanderschouw48, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“our Room 201 was a smokers room. Good view of a cleared building site and the picturesque canal so very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 717markd, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The view on the canal side would be quite nice, pity it is a construction site. Your pick, the tram or the excavators...”
 of 5 bubbles andrasz, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“118? is not the best room”
  • lots of dust
  • mold on the ceiling and other places in the bathroom
 of 5 bubbles JS88, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check size of the room if you are staying for more than a day or two.”
 of 5 bubbles Yiannaki-and-PP, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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