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Guesthouse PoortAckere

Oude Houtlei 56, 9000, Gent, Belgium

84%Rating

  • 70%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

Property Information:

No imposing entrance or red carpet awaits you here. No clue on the outside that behind the centuries-old frontage on Oude Houtlei is an ancient cloister: PoortAckere. We are an oasis of peace, hidden away from the bustle of the city. Once inside you find yourself in a former nunnery whose history goes back to 1278. The building that turned its back on the world for so many centuries now reveals its secrets to a few favoured guests.

The atmosphere is serene and restful, as befits an age-old neo-gothic building. And yet PoortAckere retains its unique character, as a medieval cloister with its own history.

It is its domesticity that gives the building its charm.

In the 'Kapittelzaal', chapter house, looking on to the garden culinary delights await you. You can enjoy your breakfast buffet or a relaxed dinner served under the tracery of neo-gothic arches.

In the guest-house a feeling of peace, freedom and unconcern comes over you in the more austere neo-gothic part of the guesthouse.

There are simple, authentic convent cells with a washbasin and communal showers and toilets in the hall and there is a television in the double rooms.

Perhaps you will sleep in the St Cecilia room or the monastery cell where sister Philomena stayed for so many years.

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  • Latest Review

    I was in the cheapest accommodation. The crew was very handsome, but the rooms were very nosy. I know the guests, were due to this, but some more controlling would be handsome. anyway I liked my stay there. In the future I select more silent locations in the same hotel. One thing at that: the room was very cheap, the breakfast cost me € 17,50 and the parking € 10 a day, In my opinian was the room not that cheap for the noisy environment they put me in a cloister cell without bathroom or toilet.
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      Anonymous, Netherlands, Male, 41+

Facilities

  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge


Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted


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.




Guesthouse PoortAckere Located at Oude Houtlei 56, 9000, Gent.
Guesthouse PoortAckere
Belgium
Gent Oude Houtlei 56, 9000
84% 167
51.0520376 3.7168765
Guesthouse PoortAckere
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom
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