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129 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I would not recommend this place. There was a bad smell coming from the cellar when I got there. The whole place smelled. Cheap plastic mattresses with beds crammed into small rooms. It has all the charm of a penitentiary. There are much better hostels in Ghent.

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Thank ProfessorCalculus
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for one night with a friend and it was a great experience. The hostel is situated in walking distance 10 minutes) of the old city center of Gent. It's easy to get here by car, and the price for parking in the street is quite cheap: €3,50/day. The street where this hostel is located, is... More 

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We arrived in Ghent on a short tour of Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg camping and hostels. We were greeted by a very friendly manager. The rooms were bright and clean and everything working. The hostel is a 5 minute stroll from the wonderful town of Ghent where there is fantastic architecture, interesting bars, and amazing squares. I will certainly return.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

pros : -The owner , who is the manager , who is the food supplier and breakfast organizer , who actually makes everything , is a very friendly guy cons : -Hostel should have a big banner with the name of the hostel on it ,,,,i kept walking for like 45 minutes in the hostel street and i wasn't even... More 

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Thank Sharkawy55
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The hostel is located in a walking distance from the railway station. Close to central district and all sightseeing places are nearby. Two days spent were very memorable. A city for students. Cycles. Buses or trams are convenient. Hostel has kitchen. Breakfast is not elaborate however is sumptuous.

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Thank Shashank D
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately our time at Hostel 47 was wholly unpleasant. A lot of this was due to other people staying in the hostel talking loudly downstairs and in the hallways, and tramping up and down the stairs until at least 3:30am. This is not generally the fault of the hostel, however since there was were no night or security staff at... More 

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Thank TravellingSpeechie
Birzebbuga, Malta
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

A great hostel indeed! Location is within walking distance to the city centre. The hostel is very clean and up to standard! The only drawback was the amount of stairs to get to the top room. Apart from that, perfect hostel!

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Thank Dannie1988
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Great hostel in Gent. Well located, but quiet street and we could park our car just outside. Nice meeting the owner, really friendly and making sure everything was OK. We are a family of 5 and stayed in a private room on the 3rd floor and from the velux Windows, we had a good view of the centre. Very clean... More 

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Thank Luciana G
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We couldn't fault this hostel. The owner was so friendly and the hostel is very clean and well located in a quiet area but near the old town and Dampoort station. We really appreciated the efforts put into accommodating both louder and quieter guests!

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Thank MaeveAndDenise
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We made an online booking at the very last moment, but when we arrived we got a warm welcome! The stairs were a bit steep, but the rooms were large and very clean. The breakfast is very simple, so don't expect to much of that.

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Additional Information about Hostel 47

Address: Blekerijstraat 47, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Price Range: £24 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel 47 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No wifi in the room but in the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles 542shashankd, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Try getting a room in the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Dannie1988, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I was staying in room 2.1, which had a door that opened onto a balcony / terrace. I imagine in the summer this must be a lovely feature!”
 of 5 bubbles FraB733, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
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