Hostel Uppelink Ghent
Welcome to Hostel Uppelink, a family owned hostel situated in the heart of the historical center of Ghent. We offer spacious rooms and dorms from 2 up to 14 beds. Please check our prices below for further reference.
FREE WALKING TOURS starting every day at the hostel
* In English: every day at 1 pm
* In Spanish: Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 3.15 pm
* Free city maps and wi-fi
* No curfew or lockout
* Common area and guest kitchen with a stunning view
* Free buffet style breakfast
* Guests get a €0,50 discount on all drinks at the bar
KAYAK AND BICYCLE TOURS
* Guided kayak and bicycle tours almost every day during summer
* Individual rental possible
* Best location in Belgium (according to Hostelworld.com users)
* Third oldest building in Ghent (founded in 1200)
* Visited by Erasmus of Rotterdam in 1503 and 1506
* Winner of the Hoscar Award Best Hostel in Belgium 2014 and 2015
Please note that the city of Ghent charges a tourist tax (€3.00 per person per night) to everyone who spends the night in a ho(s)tel or a B&B. You can pay this tax when you check in.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 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 Ghent tourist tax of €3,00 pp/night is not included in the price yet | Check in: 3.00 - 10.00 pm | Check out: 7.30 - 11.00 am | Free breakfast buffet: 7.30 - 10.00 am | No curfew or lockout | Payment upon arrival: cash, credit cards, debit cards | Bar open until midnight (guests get a €0,50 discount on all drinks at the bar) | From 17 until 26 July 2015 the Ghent Festival takes place in the center of our city. One of the main music stages is located not too far from Hostel Uppelink. Since the music will go on until 2.30 am, some people might find it impossible to sleep before that time.
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Hostel Uppelink is easily accessible by public transport. From both train stations it takes only 10 minutes by tram or bus to reach the Korenmarkt, which is about a stone's throw away from our hostel.
From Gent Sint-Pieters train station - take Tram 1 to Korenmarkt, Evergem or Wondelgem - get off at the Korenmarkt - walk 200 m towards the Sint-Michielsbrug.
From Gent Dampoort train station - take Bus 3 to Mariakerke Post - get off at the Korenmarkt - walk 200 m towards the Sint-Michielsbrug.
Hostel Uppelink is also accessible by car. Because we're located in a pedestrian zone it is not allowed to drive up to the entrance. Just follow the Parking Route towards the underground parking Sint-Michiels. Then walk 100 m towards the Sint-Michielsbrug.
Hostel Uppelink Ghent is located in a pedestrian zone in the center of the medieval district of Ghent, within a short walking distance to all major attractions and interesting spots of the city.
The famous Graslei and Korenlei and famous three towers of Ghent can be seen from our hostel.