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 11pm, guests have 24h/24h acces, NO LOCKOUT NO CURFEW.
Rooms are available from 3pm. If possible, please check in between 3pm & 10:30pm.
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 Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Towels Not Included
- Vending Machines
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.
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. From 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
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Comming by train from Gent Sint-Pieters station, take tram nr 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)
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The city centre, behind the 'Gravensteen' Castle