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“Formule 1 in Gent, terrible option”
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Formule 1 Ghent
Ranked #35 of 37 Hotels in Ghent
Den Haag
1 review
“Formule 1 in Gent, terrible option”
Reviewed 30 June 2011

We decided to stay in Formule 1, but we are never coming back again. The bathrooms are toilets were dirty, rooms smelled cigarettes, terrible experience. I was traveling with my grandma and another old lady, it was a difficult experience for them,

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 June 2011

It was cheap. I got exactly what I paid for. The Wi-Fi will only work in the lobby, np with that. But is was not working, tried to get the night porter to reboot the server but he won't get off his personal phone call to work on it. Was working the next day.

Building reminded me of a army bunker, all concrete.

I'd recommend spending a little more and stay somewhere else.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 June 2011

Clean and comfortable, everything you need for no fuss overnight stay. We just needed a bed for a few hours en route and it served the purpose.
The only thing I didn't like was the smell of smoke in the room, even though our room was a no smoking room. This would be the only thing why I wouldn't choose this hotel again.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 February 2011

Had read some very awful reviews but because of its location (practical not touristic) and price gave it a try. Parking in front as well as some smoking truckers. Helpful check-in desk. Indeed: no toilet and neither a shower in the room. On the corridor though. A sink, mirror, 2 plastic glasses, enough clean towels, soap dispenser. Some rumor on the corridor stopped soon (10PM). Slept in 2-persons bed in stead of single bunk bed. Was assured at no extra cost. Heating stayed on all night but needed the extra blanket from the bunk bed (freezing outside). Enough and well placed light spots. TV (used the socket for my mobile recharger though). Small desk. Skipped breakfast but just to hit the road early. - Traveling with the family we opt nowadays for a higher class (and spend much more for sometimes just a toilet in the room). F1 is a bit like in between a (good) snack bar and a cheap restaurant. For its price, if it keeps up this quality, the lonely traveler surely could give it a try.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 14 December 2010

Its on the ring road and has free parking, that is the good. When we were there someone was laying a carpet on the main stairs and glued every step before putting any carpet down so glue all over feet. Breakfast was dry bread, jam orange juice and coffee in a plastic cup from a machine. Non smoking room stunk of smoke and shared toilet is like being in a caravan. Only on a beer buying trip and had read other write ups so coped but glad the wife wasn't with me and would pay the extra and stay in the city next time.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Formule 1 Ghent

Property: Formule 1 Ghent
Address: Vliegtuiglaan 21, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > East Flanders Province > Ghent
Amenities:
Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 37 Hotels in Ghent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 64
Also Known As:
Formule 1 Hotel Ghent

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