HI De Draecke Gent

Sint-Widostraat 11, Gent, Belgium, Distance from city centre: 0.5km
Great Value!

Latest Review

Overall, I liked this hostel. It was in a convenient location right next to the castle and easy access from the train... more...

Read All Reviews »

Rating: 86%from 6 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 90%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 70%Facilities
In an excellent location in a quiet street right in the centre of Gent, the hostel is just 150m from the famous medieval Castle of the Counts. Retaining a period facade, it offers a high standard of accommodation with 27 rooms all with private bathrooms. Facilities include TV, internet access (Hotspot), 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.
PLEASE CLICK 'READ MORE' FOR SOME IMPORTANT INFO.

There is always something to do. Museums, pubs, shops, restaurants, theaters ... are all within walking distance.

Although the hostel is only open until 11pm, guests have 24h/24h acces, NO LOCKOUT NO CURFEW.

This hostel is part of the Flemish Youth Hostels Association , which is a membership organization. As from January 1st 2014 onvwards, 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

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

To view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Arriving:
Departing:

Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Towels Not Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

You must check-in before 23.00hrs or contact us to make alternative arrangements

This hostel is part of the Flemish Youth Hostels Association , which is a membership organization. As from January 1st 2014 onvwards, 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

Directions
Show Map
Hide Map

Comming by train from Gent Sint-Pieters station, take tram n 1 - 10 or 11 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 'Lievekaai' as street and you should have no problems finding the hostel. (Lievekaai = square in front of 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. (except for locals)

PRINT CITY MAP

Located Near

The city centre, behind the 'Gravensteen' Castle

City Guides and Information

Video guides, travel podcasts, city maps & free city guides. What to eat, where to stay and things to do and see - our travel guides have it all.

Find a guide »
Latest Blog Post

During the summer the city of Dublin becomes a different place. Gone are the endless days of wind and rain as the warm weather brings picnics in the park, drinks by the canal, b...

Read more »
Great Value and Choice

We offer the most comprehensive selection of hostels on the internet with over 33,000 great places to stay in 170 countries. The ultimate online resource for hostels everywhere.

Find great value hostels »