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3.5-star Ghent hotel in Ghent City Centre, walk to Gravensteen Castle

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Concierge services

With a stay at 1898 The Post, you'll be centrally located in Ghent, just a 4-minute walk from Gravensteen Castle and 6 minutes by foot from Saint Bavo Cathedral. This hotel is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from Flanders Expo and 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Korenmarkt Square.

Make yourself at home in one of the 38 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and espresso makers. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from October 18 2020 to November 18 2020 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

1898 The Post features a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Ghent hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

1898 The Post is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2017
  • Total number of rooms - 38
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Parking onsite
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

1898 The Post offers 38 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Ghent hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Espresso maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually decorated
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Bed sheets available - no

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 35.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

This property is located in a car-free zone. Guests may reserve parking by contacting the property to register their license plate and receive an access code for the property's parking facility.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Service animals not allowed

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.0 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 25 for adults and EUR 12.5 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 25.00 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • 1898 Post Hotel Ghent
  • 1898 Post Hotel
  • 1898 Post Ghent
  • 1898 Post
  • 1898 The Post Hotel
  • 1898 The Post Ghent
  • 1898 The Post Hotel Ghent

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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