Ibis Gent Centrum St-Baafs Kathedraal
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Gent Centrum St-Baafs Kathedraal Ghent
Breakfast was fantastic! Rooms clean, television with cable. WIFI is available. At times, the people at front desk seemed preoccupied and unwilling to accommodate.
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A long time ago JF and I figured out that there is a light festival in Ghent every 3 years and due to careful planning we are able to book a room in a hostel back in September 2014.
We meet in Liege, and I am at the correct platform (without even knowing that he arrives exactly on it) and when the train opens its doors he just walks out right in front of me. This is soooooooooo funny.
... 5ft wide, plenty of space really, but no railing. The drop to the ground would have been about 10ft I think. Me being a big scaredy cat, stuck to the wall, which had windows in it so I could glance out at the 30ft drop to the water. I don't think I like castles anymore The castle was used by the Counts of Ghent until the 1400's. Then it was converted to a prison. In a few of the rooms they had displays of the kinds of torture people endured in this place. There was ...
... local train to Antwerp Centraal, a huge station with layers of trains on top of each other. We rushed up the escalators from platform from 24 to 1 and found our last train.
We eventually found Hostel Uppelink in Ghent. I immediately liked it as it was in a huge old building near town and a canal and inside they were playing "The XX - Intro" on the speakers - one of my favourite songs.
There are plenty ...
... Veerleplein, a beautiful square with traditional buildings with Flemish facades and gables. No half-timbered houses here, its all bricks or stone. In the square they have two light poles that are only illuminated when a baby is born in Ghent. (Something different) The short stretch along the river Lys that used to be a trade port is called the Graslei and it has some very unique buildings of timeless beauty. There are a lot of restaurants and bars in that area. ...
... out for Luxembourg, after I'd completely forgotten the book again, I found it. I was looking through Sabrina's son's books for a story to read to Bryn before bedtime, and there it was: Topsy & Tim Go to Belgium. But, there was also another story, Topsy & Tim Go to Holland (hence the confusion about where they were visiting). Additionally, although the books are named for the twins Topsy and Tim, there is another ...