HI De Draecke Gent
In an excellent location in a quiet street right in the centre of Gent, the renewed hostel is just 150m from the famous medieval Castle of the Counts. Retaining a period facade, it offers a high standard of accommodation with 30 rooms all with private bathrooms. Facilities include Free WiFi (in-room), bar, and self-service restaurant. A great buffet style breakfast & sheets are FREE. The hostel has WiFi internet, you can use your own laptop or the internet kiosk at the hostel. The hostel's bar with a great choice of Belgian beers may be the perfect starting point to discover this city with 55.000 students.
There is always something to do. Museums, pubs, shops, restaurants, theaters ... are all within walking distance.
Although the hostel is only open until 23:00, guests have 24h/24h acces, NO LOCKOUT NO CURFEW.
Rooms are available from 15:00. If possible, please check in between 15:00 & 22:30.
This hostel is part of the Flemish Youth Hostels Association , which is a membership organization. As of January 1st 2014 onwards, the prices quoted include a 1-day membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of VJH (Belgium) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Free Breakfast
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
The hostel is open until 23:00, but guests have 24h/24h access after check-in. No curfew.
Check-in is from 15:00 to 23:00.
This hostel is part of the Flemish Youth Hostels Association , which is a membership organization. Prices quoted include a 1-day membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of VJH (Belgium) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Coming by train from Gent Sint-Pieters station, take tram nr 1 and get off at the 'Gravensteen' castle. Than follow the tram for aprox. 100m, take the 1st street on the right (Gewad) & again 1st on the right.(St-Widostraat)
The hostel is at the end of the street just in front of the square.
Travelling by car: if you have a GPS, enter 'Molenaarsstraat' as street. From there it's a short walk to the hostel (follow 'Lievekaai', the square in front of the hostel). If you don't have a GPS, please contact the hostel for instructions. Due to the large number of one way streets, Gent is not the easiest town in Belgium to drive around.
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The city centre, behind the 'Gravensteen' Castle