Hotel the Boatel

Address: Voorhoutkaai 44, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ghent


A travel blog entry by scott.walker on Oct 14, 2015

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... must be used to this?” Valerie replied that from what she had heard, it has been quite warm back home the past few days. Someone said that on facebook, so must be true.

With the Sint-Niklaaskerk book in hand, we walked over to the castle. I think most castles are located out in the countryside, but this one was long ago completely surrounded by the town. It was quite an experience to be walking down the street and then wham!, there’s an ancient castle in ...

A City worth seeing

A travel blog entry by lisaajane on Apr 20, 2015

... for a bit more, went into Lush to dream of all the good skin care products I could have if I didn't have to budget so much, and made friends with the girls working there.
They gave my hands a pampering session before I went to the pub. And there is only one reason for this pub. In order for you to take a glass outside, you need to hand over one shoe.


A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 09, 2014

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... at Korenlei, with Graslei opposite, the two (river) banks which formed the first trade (cloth) port in Ghent in the 11th C. Today it has tour boats doing canal tours, cafes and people. Past St. Michaels again, still closed. St Niklaaskerk, then the Stadshal, with its architecture either gothic or renaissance, depending on which street you're standing on! The Belfry....couldn't resist the belfry. Had to go up. Its ...

Ghent is bringing some serious cuteness of its own

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch on Jun 08, 2014

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We get going a bit slowly this morning. We'll be taking the train back to Brussels, but stopping in Ghent for a few hours along the way. But first, we take a town bus to Bruges station. Our bus is driven by a very cute, hip dude of about 26. He seems like he should be working at Starbucks rather than driving a bus. Like everyone we meet, he speaks several languages, switching from one to another at will. It's so impressive. I have 3 languages in my head, but I can't pull them out ...

Atomium and Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 25, 2013

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... for a bit, then Karina realised she knew the sleeping guy! So funny! Darren made a joke about the kwak beer being called that because its a duck (dark) beer, which got him blank faces from the workers, then about a full minute or two later, the younger girl randomly burst out laughing! She got it! Then we left and went down the road to a Chilean restaurant/bar that Karina likes, called El Negocito, and talked to the owner, Jacqui, who was originally from Sydney. We got ...