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1898 The Post
4 stars

1898 The Post

Graslei 16, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Ghent, Belgium
See location+32 9277 0960
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₪684
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rate per night

9.2
Excellent
based on 1954 reviews
1,954 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
₪684
Superior room
₪724
Standard room
₪728

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About 1898 The Post

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Boutique hotel 1898 The Post offers accommodation in an iconic, historical building in the heart of Ghent. It is situated in the former post office. The hotel has 38 rooms and suites that are decorated elegantly with antique furniture. They also feature high ceilings or sloped roofs. All rooms & suites offer views of the city, king-size beds, free WiFi, modern technology and luxury amenities. Guests can come to The Kitchen to relax, work, or enjoy a nice cup of coffee. It is a shared area, with an open fireplace overlooking Ghent. The Kitchen offers an American buffet breakfast, a selection of fresh and seasonal light dishes for lunch and homemade pastries for afternoon tea. The hotel also features a cocktail bar: The Cobbler, named after the special type of cocktail shaker. The hotel's world-class bartenders offer a creative range of cocktails, as well as a selection of fine tapas and delicacies. The hotel also has a meeting room of 57 m2 suitable for up to 10 people in boardroom style, with the option to organize coffee breaks or light lunches. Situated in between the Graslei and the Kornmarkt, during this festive period the Christmas market is only a few metres away. Antwerp International Airport is 53 km from the property.

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Amenities at 1898 The Post

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Board games/puzzles

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available

Workspace

  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of 1898 The Post

9.2
Wonderful1,954 verified reviews
24.3Couples
4.0Solo
3.8Families
1.9Friends
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6.5Okay
Anonymous, Jun 2019

Pros. location, interior, friendliness

Cons. airco not working properly tv channels missing even after intervention of very kind staff

10Wonderful
Milagros, Feb 2019

Pros. Las camas son muy comodas, y la habitacion muy linda.

Cons. Todo espectacular!

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What are the hotel's unique offerings?

The hotel offers a charming and quirky boutique experience with a great central location, a fantastic cocktail bar, and beautifully designed rooms with high ceilings and quality materials.

Are the beds comfortable?

The hotel provides extremely comfortable beds with outstanding bedding, ensuring a great night's sleep for guests.

Is parking available at the hotel?

Yes, the hotel offers private parking for the convenience of guests.

How is the food quality at the hotel?

Guests can expect a great breakfast in lovely surroundings, delicious fresh breakfast in the mornings, and a fantastic cocktail bar with delicious offerings.

What can guests expect from the staff?

The staff are friendly, helpful, and welcoming, providing lots of information on the city, where to eat, and local attractions, ensuring a pleasant and informative stay for guests.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the canal or the main square comes highly recommended.

Consider Room Layout

Some guests found the layout of the rooms to be quirky and not entirely functional. It's advisable to review room layouts before booking, especially if accessibility or room functionality is a priority for your stay.

Enjoy the Cocktail Bar

The hotel's cocktail bar was praised for its ambiance and drinks. Consider spending an evening at the bar for a unique and enjoyable experience.

Be Mindful of Noise

As the hotel is centrally located, some guests noted that it can get a bit noisy, especially during the holiday season. Light sleepers may want to prepare accordingly.

Explore Nearby Dining Options

The hotel staff can provide recommendations for nearby restaurants. Guests were particularly impressed with a recommendation for a restaurant called "Bar Alberte," which was described as outstanding.

Take Note of Room Lighting

Some guests found the lighting in the rooms and corridors to be dim, which may not suit everyone's preferences. Consider this aspect if you prefer well-lit accommodations.

Check Accessibility

While the hotel offers increased accessibility, some guests mentioned that navigating the stairs and layout may pose challenges for individuals with mobility issues. It's advisable to inquire about accessibility features specific to your needs.

Appreciate the Historic Design

The hotel's historic building and design were widely praised. Guests appreciated the unique and charming atmosphere created by the building's character and history.

Consider Bathroom Layout

Some guests found the bathroom layout, particularly in duplex rooms, to be inconvenient due to navigation between floors. Consider this aspect when selecting a room type.

Take Advantage of the Location

The hotel's location along the canal and near the main square was highlighted as outstanding. Guests enjoyed the convenience of having attractions, restaurants, and markets within close proximity.

Location

Graslei 16, Ghent 9000

What's nearby

  • Korenmarkt Square72 m
  • Sint-Niklaaskerk168 m
  • Langemunt Shopping Center290 m
  • Gravensteen292 m
  • Stadhuis van Gent296 m
  • Belfry of Ghent302 m
  • Lakenhalle331 m
  • Het Huis van Alijn366 m
  • Friday Market Square0.4 km
  • Ons Huis0.5 km
  • Saint Bavo Cathedral0.5 km
  • Ghent University1.1 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 12:00

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at 1898 The Post

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Top tips for your stay at 1898 The Post

  • How long should you stay at 1898 The Post? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at 1898 The Post

  • Where is 1898 The Post located?

    1898 The Post is located at Graslei 16 in Binnenstad, 0.6 km from the center of Ghent. Korenmarkt Square is the closest landmark to 1898 The Post.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at 1898 The Post?

    Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at 1898 The Post.

  • Does 1898 The Post offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, 1898 The Post offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is 1898 The Post from the airport?

    1898 The Post is 53.8 km from Antwerp Deurne. 1898 The Post is 56.1 km from Brussels Bruxelles-National.

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