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HI De Draecke Gent Reviews

Sint-Widostraat 11, Gent, Belgium

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686 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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great location in the city centre, just behind the castle. Friendly and helpful staff, I really appreciated the option to get a breakfast packed box for those who needed to leave the hostel before the breakfast time. Free wi-fi (good)working only in the lunge and not in the rooms (bad). two minor drawbacks: the door of the en-suit toilet didn't close at all and the door of the room didn't close or open automatically,you needed always the key. In case of fire that door could be a serious problem.


This hostel was fine although wasn't very much happening in the social areas. Perhaps it was because it was a weekday in September. Hostel could do with installing more power sockets in the rooms.


Nice place to stay for one or two nights.


It was great that I could leave my bike just in the hall! When I had Problems getting WLAN on my Smartphone the members of staff were very helpful. Breakfast was excellent. Indeed I enjoyed my stay very much! Ulrike

  • 23rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


This is a huge fairly automated hostel - standard hostel fare - little of the cozy, personal atmosphere but cheap and convenient.

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