Accommodation in Ghent

During the conference we expect accommodation in Ghent to be very tight, so we urge you to book early.

There are lots of very reasonably priced Bed and Breakfasts within walking distance of the Conference. The Bed and Breakfast in Ghent website can help you find one.

Below are hotels holding rooms at a reduced rate for Rhetoric, Politics, Ethics. If you book at one of these hotels, please be sure to mention the conference name and Ghent University.

Ghent River Hotel(4 star)

Single € 157, Double € 170

Breakfast Included

Walking Distance – about 10 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Novotel(3 star)

Approx. € 130 (final 2005 rates t.b.d.)

Without Breakfast

Walking Distance – about 5 mins

Wheelchair Access – Yes (only 3 rooms)

Ibis Gent Sint Baafs Kathedraal(3 star)

Single € 104, Double € 113

Breakfast Included

Walking Distance – about 5 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Ibis Gent Centrum Opera(3 star)

Single € 79, Double € 79

Without Breakfast

Walking Distance – about 10 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Poortackere Monasterium(3 star)

Single € 63.75, Double € 106.25

Breakfast Included

Walking Distance – about 5 mins

Wheelchair Access – Yes


Here are some links to other hotels without conference rates near the conference venue.

Sofitel Ghent Belfort(4 star)

Cost – €€€€€

Walking Distance – about 10 mins

Wheelchair Access – Yes

Hotel Gravensteen(3 star)

Cost – €€€

Walking Distance – about 5 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Cour St. Georges(3 star)

Cost – €€€

Walking Distance – about 10 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Erasmus(3 star)

Cost – €€

Walking Distance – about 5 mins

Wheelchair Access – No

Hotel Boatel(2 star)

Cost – €€

Walking Distance – about 20 mins

Wheelchair Access – No