Do you want to get away for a few days and visit the city of Ghent? Then Van der Valk Hotel Gent is the perfect base for a relaxing mini holiday. This is because the luxury hotel is located a stone's throw from the Ghent city centre, on the outskirts of Ghent, close to both the E17 and E40 motorways. So you can be in Ghent city centre within 15 minutes by car and within 19 minutes by bike. Prefer public transport? You can also get to Van der Valk Gent hotel directly from Gent Sint Pieters station on bus line 19. From the Van der Valk Gent hotel, you can easily and quickly get to Ghent centre using our means of transport we offer.

Please note that Ghent has a low-emission zone. Check your vehicle online and avoid a fine. Registration is mandatory for all foreign license plates except Dutch license plates. Check here for more info and registration

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Thanks to our ideal location, you can spend your free time in and around Ghent admiring various sights. Around Ghent you can enjoy various nature reserves. Discover the Hospice forests and the Flemish Ardennes on foot or by bike. Furthermore, you can enjoy Ghent as a city with the Korenmarkt, Graslei, St. Michiel bridge and the City Hall. Did you know that Ghent is home to several cathedrals and castles? One of them is St Baafs Cathedral. These are definitely worth a visit.

Explore Ghent and its surroundings by bicycle? You can hire an e-bike from us. You can find more information here. Would you like to reserve your e-bike in advance? You can do so via

Click here for an overview of all outdoor activities you can do near our hotel.