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Holiday Inn Express Gent

Akkerhage 2 , Gent, 9000

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Newly renovated hotel, refurbished rooms since June 2021. Suburban Ghent hotel with excellent transport connections nearby, free WiFi and a Brasserie

Holiday Inn Express® Gent hotel is close to the E17, E40 and R4 motorways. On-site parking is available for a fee, and drivers of electric vehicles can use the hotel's free charging station. For city centre connections, Gent Proeftuinstraat bus stop is just across the road, and Gent UZ tram stop is a 10-minute walk away. Gent-Sint-Pieters train station is seven minutes' drive away or five minutes by tram.

Stroll around the lively streets and river port in Ghent’s historic centre, a short tram or bus ride away. Visit the picturesque medieval Gravensteen castle and Belfry of Ghent with its panoramic views.

Host events for up to 350 people in the hotel's 9 naturally lit meeting rooms. There's free WiFi throughout the building. Tech Lane Gent, home to Ablynx, Bayer, Chevron and VIB, is just a few minutes' drive away, and you can reach Flanders Expo convention centre in 10 minutes.

Welcoming guest rooms feature two queen beds ideal for kids, and a pillow menu for comfort. Wake up to the included continental Express Start Breakfast buffet. Socialise and network in the relaxed lobby bar, and enjoy delicious Belgian cuisine in Brasserie D-LYS

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Your spacious Guest room at Holiday Inn Express Gent feels like a serene home-from-home with over 2-metre-long beds. Complimentary wireless Internet helps you keep in touch with the office, and complimentary tea and coffee will refresh you anytime.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Asthma/Allergy Sensitive Features

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • 220AC
  • Power Converter Available
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Oversized Bath Towels
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Help yourself to a mix of cereals and pastries from the complimentary breakfast buffet in the Great Room. You can relax with coffee with friends at the bar and sample authentic Belgian cuisine in the bright, traditional Brasserie D-LYS.
  • Continental Breakfast Included

Hotel Restaurants

Brasserie D-LYS

Our restaurant is opened from Mondays until Thursdays, we offer a variable menu with a daily suggestion

Location: Ground Floor adjoining the Great Room

Serves: Dinner

Hours of Operation: : 5:00 PM-11:00 PM

Hotel Bars & Lounges

Lobby Bar

The Lobby bar is open every day from 8 am till 5 pm. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday, public holidays and other periods when the adjoining Brasserie D-LYS is closed, the Lobby Bar is open from 8 am till 9h30 pm. It offers a variety of Belgian beers, wines, and soft drinks, as well as light bites, salads, pizza, pasta and panini. Complimentary WiFi is available.

Location: Great Room

Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM

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Business Services

  • 10 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Last Renovation of Fitness Center Equipment: 2019

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Storage Space Available

Hotel Details

Akkerhage 2

Gent, 9000



Check In: 2:00 PM

Check Out: 12:00 PM

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 19 EUR
    • -Secured car park with barrier access. -120 spaces. (at a charge: EUR 19 / night) -Additional public parking GHELAMCO at walking distance 7min. -This hotel is GREEN KEY CERTIFIED and offers a CHARGING STATION for all other electric vehicles
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Pet Walking Area On-site
    • Service Animals only.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 5
    • Total Number of Rooms: 120
    • Number of Suites: 0
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 120
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 2
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Public Spaces Renovated in: 2019
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2021

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  • Languages + -

    Languages Spoken by Staff

    • Dutch
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • China Union Pay
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    IHG Clean promise
    Meeting Facilities
    Brasserie D-Lys
    Renovated rooms
    Our 120 rooms offers several possibilities for all guests. Connecting rooms for families and kids, twin rooms, disabled rooms and for business purposes we dispose 6 business studio's
    IHG Clean promise
    IHG Way of Clean includes deep cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants, and guests can expect to see enhanced procedures, which may include: face covering requirements, various ways to reduce contact throughout the hotel, social distancing measures within public spaces and procedures based on local authorities’ guidance and/or advice.
    Meeting Facilities
    Extensive meeting facilities with several catering options and natural daylight.
    Brasserie D-Lys
    At our Brasserie D-Lys you can enjoy Belgian food and drinks specialities. Be inspired by our local and vibrant atmosphere.
    Renovated rooms
    Since June 2021 our 120 rooms are fully renovated and meets all IHG brand standards. Convenient for you as smart business traveller or leisure guest.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Gent

    • At Holiday Inn Express Gent, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 19 EUR.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Gent direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Gent does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Gent is available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Gent is from 2:00 PM, and check-out time is 12:00 PM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Gent offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Gent has 1 restaurant. Brasserie D-LYS.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Gent.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Gent vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Gent has 120 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Gent.