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Formule 1 Ghent
Ranked #35 of 37 Hotels in Ghent
Edinburgh
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

Really grimy, toilets filthy, old decor really tricky location far from town centre. Everything you touched in room felt greasy. Would not use this hotel again - was surprised as other Formula Ones's have been very nicely presented.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Firstly, for value for money, it is good. The room is a little small for three people but for the money, what more do you want! The problem was the people. I stayed in my room with two friends and frankly, really didn't want to venture outside it and into the hotel. The corridor smelt of marijuana smoke all the time and the bedding stank of cigarette smoke. The window frame in our room was broken so there was a constant draft. The shared toilet and shower facilities were ok but not cleaned enough. There was a sign stating that they had a "self cleaning" system but this was clearly not enough in the case of the toilets. Enough said about that area! There were also prostitutes living at the hotel who would often hang around in the communal/reception area and the corridors. This was quite intimidating and unpleasant for us as guests. The location is quite a distance from the city centre, not walking distance so driving everywhere was a necessity and the wifi is only available in the reception area and even then it is not reliable. The breakfast at 5euros each is not worth it. Mainly pastries and bread, no hot food available. Decided not to go with this and get something much cheaper in town, even if I did have to drive to get to it!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

50€ a night for 3 or 48€ a night for 1 or 2.
My experience in two F1 hotels in France was 33€ a night and they were better than this one.

- Noisy guests + noisy cleaning lady.
- Room was clean, bed comfortable.
- Poor location, if you don't have a car I wouldn't recommend it.
- WiFi >only< at reception, and didn't work the night we arrived.
- Receptionist was friendly: gave us a map and indications where to park.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2013

The price for night was 40 euro at a time and you can imagine my surprise when I arrived and realised there is no toilet or shower in the room.
The ones on the corridor were dirty and I decided not to use them at the end.

Not very cheap price, but the cheapest quality I've seen in my life.

I am never coming there back again. I am travelling a lot and that was the worst hotel I've seen in my life.

The only positive aspect: WiFi Internet was free and worked very well.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
1 review
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Place is far off from the city . No good commuting facility. May be a tour bus can be arranged for hotel guest .Still if you want to spend a night with a low budget it's a nice and safe option. Menu can have few more options. It would be good if you can provide more TV channels and a free wifi connectivity.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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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
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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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