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Holiday Inn Express Gent

Akkerhage 2 , Gent, 9000

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast
The real breakfast of champions? The kind that's complimentary and waiting for you every morning. We've got our free Express Start Breakfast with Grab 'n' Go options to help kick start your day.
We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Suburban Ghent hotel with excellent transport connections nearby, free WiFi and a brasserie

Holiday Inn Express® Gent hotel is close to the E17, E40 and R4 motorways. On-site parking is available for a fee, and drivers of electric vehicles can use the hotel's free charging station. For city centre connections, Gent Proeftuinstraat bus stop is just across the road, and Gent UZ tram stop is a 10-minute walk away. Gent-Sint-Pieters train station is seven minutes' drive away or five minutes by tram.

Stroll around the lively streets and river port in Ghent’s historic centre, a short tram or bus ride away. Visit the picturesque medieval Gravensteen castle and Belfry of Ghent with its panoramic views. For football fans, Ghelamco Arena stadium is a few minutes' walk from the hotel.

Host events for up to 350 people in the hotel's 9 naturally lit meeting rooms. There's free WiFi throughout the building. Tech Lane Gent, home to Ablynx, Bayer, Chevron and VIB, is just a few minutes' drive away, and you can reach Flanders Expo convention centre in 10 minutes.

Welcoming guest rooms feature two queen beds ideal for kids, and a pillow menu for comfort. Wake up to the included continental Express Start Breakfast buffet. Socialise and network in the relaxed lobby bar, and enjoy delicious Belgian cuisine in Brasserie D-LYS.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Your spacious Guest room at Holiday Inn Express Gent feels like a serene home-from-home with over 2-metre-long beds. Complimentary wireless Internet helps you keep in touch with the office, and complimentary tea and coffee will refresh you anytime.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Asthma/Allergy Sensitive Features

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • 220AC
  • Power Converter Available
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Oversized Bath Towels
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Help yourself to a mix of cereals and pastries from the complimentary breakfast buffet in the Great Room. You can relax with coffee with friends at the bar and sample authentic Belgian cuisine in the bright, traditional Brasserie D-LYS.
  • Continental Breakfast Included

Hotel Restaurants

Brasserie D-LYS

OPEN MON till THU. Brasserie D LYS is open from 5 pm till 11 pm. Dinner is served until 9.30pm. An ideal meeting point with free high speed WiFi. In the evening, the bar is the perfect spot to relax, chat and enjoy your favorite drink. The menu features creative seasonal cuisine and a wide range of beers and wines. Sports on a large screen. During weekends and on public holidays, drinks, light bites and pizza is available in the Lobby Bar.

Location: Ground Floor adjoining the Great Room

Serves: Dinner

Hours of Operation: : 5:00 pm-11:00 pm

Hotel Bars & Lounges

Lobby Bar

The Lobby bar is open every day from 8 am till 5 pm. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays and other periods when the adjoining Brasserie D-LYS is closed, the Lobby Bar is open from 8 am till 9h30 pm. It offers a variety of Belgian beers, wines, and soft drinks, as well as light bites, salads, pizza, pasta and panini. Complimentary WiFi is available.

Location: Great Room

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Business Services

  • 10 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Rower
  • Stair Stepper
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Last Renovation of Fitness Center Equipment: 2019

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Storage Space Available
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

Akkerhage 2

Gent, 9000



Check In: 2:00 pm

Check Out: 12:00 pm

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Parking: 19 EUR
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Guide Dogs Allowed
    • Pet Walking Area On-site
    • Service Animals only.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 5
    • Total Number of Rooms: 126
    • Number of Suites: 0
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 120
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 2
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2019
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2017

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  • Languages + -

    • Dutch
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • China Union Pay
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    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Gent

    • At Holiday Inn Express Gent, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 19 EUR.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Gent does not have a pool.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Gent does not offer complimentary breakfast.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Gent is available from 6:00 am to 10:00 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Gent is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Gent offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Gent has 1 restaurant. Brasserie D-LYS.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Gent.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Gent vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Gent has 126 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Gent.