Hotel Ascona

Address: Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000 , Belgium | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, is near St. Michael's Bridge, Bijlokemuseum, Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), and City Hall (Stadhuis).
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Travel Blogs from Ghent

Catherine escapes her conference!

A travel blog entry by david_oz on Sep 18, 2015

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... without gap, & driver's accent quite strong, so he'd be halfway through the spiel before you realised he was in the English bit!

Wandered a bit more, then finished the day at the Castle of the Counts. Largely rebuilt, but still impressive. One of the 'highlights' was a room of torture equipment - starting from simple thumb screws, to 'Catherine wheels' (big wheels ...

Travel & good fortune

A travel blog entry by kcsinasia on Apr 21, 2015

3 comments, 16 photos

... tour, there are four levels or classes of rooms, and by the luck of the draw we ended up in the swankiest! The hotel is right on a canal, too...reviving fond memories of our time in Haarlem last year.

The hotel has a time of free appetizers--which, of course, encourages you to purchase a drink to accompany them! While there, we met eight of our future traveling companions. When that group broke up, we spoke with two women who had been ...

The Ghent Altarpiece

A travel blog entry by frankandcarolyn on May 21, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... with the help of several kind people, we found the tram (and bought tickets) that took us close to the cathedral. With the help of an audio guide, we had a great interpretation of the panels (also called "retable").

After about 90 minutes of listening and exploring this fabulous cathedral, it was time to make our way back to the train station. . . and find Starbucks for coffee before heading back to Brugge to ...

Last Night on the Town

A travel blog entry by kgratz on May 12, 2014

7 photos

... dancing and talking, and all of a sudden Wild Rover started playing. I was so excited to finally hear that song outside of a renaissance fair. I had to explain to Sylwia what all the excitement in the pub was about. We met some other students from the University of Ghent at that bar, all of whom where wearing sashes with their region or hometown on it for some celebration. I spoke with ...

All Things Belgian

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 29, 2013

6 photos

... my smokey gross jumper that I was wearing in with her stuff, so it would be nice and clean tomorrow, then we chilled in the living room, having a cuppa and a chat, and transferring photos from Karina's camera to my iPad, then we said goodbye to Karina, who would be gone before we got up tomorrow, and not home again til after we left! We were pretty sad to say goodbye to her, as we had had such an amazing time there. When we'd said our thankyou's and goodbyes we all headed up to ...