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Dereham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is particularly well located opposite the castle with many fine bars and restaurants nearby. The hotel is spread over two separate buildings with the breakfast room being in the building behind. Parking is limited and is on a first come first served basis (only 16 spaces). The bedrooms are well appointed and are clean. The bathroom is great... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good location and easy to find right by the castle and the tourist information office. Easy walk from tram stop. We had a very quiet older room on the 2nd floor facing the back of the hotel. Very generous breakfast in pleasant room. Some people might have trouble with quirky layout of hotel involving a few steep steps up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried to stop off here for two nights on a driving tour but with the roadworks we just couldn't find the place using satnav. Eventually had to park illegally somewhere and walk to the hotel (which had no parking) over the cobbles quite a way with our cases. Next day they said they did have parking so we tried again... More 

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Turnhout, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel is in a good location in the city centre ... that is, if you are on foot or travel by public transport. I took the risk and tried reaching the hotel by car ... never ever again. This is not the hotels fault, rather the consequence of the city policy to make... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was our second visit to Ghent, and this time we chose to stay "central" as opposed to edge of town. Hotel could not be more perfectly located being just a couple of minutes' walk from the Graslei/Korenlei area in one direction and Castle of the Counts in the other.. Definitely an older property, with additional rooms added on; we... More 

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

In Europe where space is a premium, we had a lovely large hotel room with a big bathroom. It was quite hot when we were there and it was great to have air conditioning. The bed was comfortable, the breakfast was nice. The location of the hotel couldn't be better. You are right across the road from the old castle... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in the second building (room 92) and here it goes: The good: - really amazing location! Close to the squares and filled with great restaurants etc. - we had a pretty good view from our window :) The not so good: - this place is outdated. The photos on the website look pretty good (and... More 

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chelmsford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a deluxe room, No.22, there are only 2, it was on the second floor with 2 long windows overlooking the street, castle and river. The room is very spacious with some original features, cornicing, ceiling rose, an old mirror. The decor is spartan, but new and clean. Bed was large, comfy, bedding good quality, some was new and... More 

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Leuze-en-Hainaut, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was on a business meeting at the Marriott and they were full on my last night. The Marriott sent me over to the Gravensteen. Trusting the hotel not to pick a bad place I accepted the offer (132Eur +17Eur Breakfast +3 Eur City Tax) . Not cheap so I had some expectations. Entrance is classical of old mansions and... More 

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grave1, General Manager at Hotel Gravensteen, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We always happily welcome suggestions to change and improve our product and services.; these are constructive critical points. We gladly can accept this since we learn from it. Nevertheless, in this essay, I can feel the anger and frustration from a guest who wants to write off his unhappy feelings, which is a pity. Furthermore we regret you... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed two nights at this hotel on business. This hotel has two buildings which is worth noting as the second building is not as pretty as the old original building so if you book expecting the old original building this might not be the case. Saying that I stayed in the second building and the room was large, comfortable... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
49 comfortable rooms with private bathroom.Trendy lounge / Bar.Patio,Fitness and sauna.Cosy breakfast room,15 private parking places1 meeting rooms with daylight,Free wireless internet,Central location ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gravensteen

Address: Jan Breydelstraat 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: €74 - €129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gravensteen 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Rooms at the front get good views and second floor have long windows”
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  • View towards casle
 of 5 bubbles labarkley, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have a car make sure you check out the car park location, its not easy to find especially in the old streets of Ghent.”
 of 5 bubbles astconsulting, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“a high floor room at the annex building”
 of 5 bubbles Rita8363, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in newer buliding are quieter”
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“Avoid roomes facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Urrangen, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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