Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Hostel Uppelink, a family owned hostel situated in the historical center of Ghent.
Please have a look below to see what we have to offer.

* All taxes are included in the price
* Luggage storage lockers at the front door
* Free city maps and wi-fi
* No curfew or lockout
* Common area and guest kitchen with a stunning view
* Continental breakfast buffet (€6)
* Laundry facilities

* Starting from our hostel every day
* In English: at 10:00, at 13:00 and at 18:30
* In Spanish: at 10:00, at 13:00 and at 18:30

* Explore our city with one of our single or twin kayaks!
* Safety vests, waterproof bag and paddles included
* 10% hostel guest discount

* Check-in between 15:00 and 22:00
* Arrivals after 22:00 will be charged extra
* Check-out between 8:00 and 11:00
* In some cases, the staff will ask for a deposit
* Your credit card will be charged before arrival, once the free cancellation period is over View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    31 Aug 2021
    Amazing experience, amazing view!!
    Turkey, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.7


    07 Sep 2021
    Awesome stay. This is my third time staying at uppelink.. my room was spotless the view over the river was amazing, The staff is incredibly nice and helpful, it’s cozy clean safe and literally the best location you can possibly imagine. The storage lockers for when you checkout are awesomely hide and store you belongings. The only kind of downside is that the shower room is coed and it’s not real convenient the way it’s set up but that’s just the lagistics s of how the building is.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    29 Aug 2021
    Great view and has good staffs
    Turkey, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    22 Aug 2021
    One of the better hostels I've been at. Friendly staff, great location in the middle of the city and very clean. Only the breakfast options weren't great imo. The bread was fairly dry and the honey for example was crystallized. But that's just a minor gripe during a very enjoyable stay.
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    20 Aug 2021
    Unbeatable location and the best views in ghent. Daily free walking tours leave three times a day from the hostel, and the offer paid beer tours and kayak rentals. Has a nice lounge area where they serve local beers. The showers are pretty basic but there are lots of them, and good water pressure and hot water.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 Jul 2021
    Friendly and helpful staff, perfect location, safe and a great value for money.
    Slovenia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    06 Aug 2021
    nice place to stay ! recommended.
    Netherlands, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    25 Aug 2021
    Amazing location right next to the city centre. Nice old building with a lot of charme. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Good breakfast. Each bed had a reading light and power socket. Shower stalls could be a bit more clean.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    11 Aug 2021
    Very cool place in the heart of Gent. The rooms are nice and the common areas are super chill. The only thing I would improve is the breakfast area, not the best.
    Spain, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    15 Aug 2021
    Really cool location directly overlooking the river and the old city. There is a Kayakrental next to the hostel which is super nice.
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Belgium

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Belgium

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Belgium

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Belgium

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Belgium

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