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Nearest main train station : the main railway station of the city centre is Gent St Pieters, 10 minutes away by tram or 30 minutes on foot from the city center. The other train hub is Gent Dampoort.

The train station of Gent Sint Pieters is well connected to other major stations in Belgium like Brussels Midi and Brussels Central, Brugge and Antwerp Centraal. The station also offers a direct connection to Brussels National Airport.

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By Road : the city of Ghent lies nearby the E40 and E17 motorways, connecting the city with Antwerp, Brussels, Leuven, and Mechelen. Bruges historic city centre with its Grand Market Square and Belfry Tower is a 35 minutes drive away.

Ghent Cheap Accommodation in City Centre

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Ghent place to stay. Cheap last minute deals for budget and luxury hotels in the city center. Best rates and huge discounts for hotels, and b&b's or guest houses in Gent town centre.

Ghent Historic City Centre is not so big and can easily be explored on foot. The main highlights of the city can be found in the city centre such as the Saint Bavo Cathedral with the Ghent Altarpiece, the Belfry and the Gravensteen castle.

Various hotels, b&b's, hostels and self catering apartments can be found in the historic city centre of Ghent in Belgium. Guests can easily walk to all the main attractions of Gent such as St. Nicholas Church or Post Plaza Shopping Centre. Some places to stay offer free car parking, free breakfast and free WiFi access.

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Centrum Gent Main Squares

Ghent City Centre -- Stay in Ghent city centre with all major attractions only minutes away. Cheap and luxury hotels within walking distance of the pubs, restaurants, and historical locations. Accommodation beside The Graslei, one of the most scenic places in Ghent's old city centre. Other interesting highlights in the center of town are the Saint Bavo Cathedral with the Ghent Altarpiece, City Museum for Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Belfry, and the Gravensteen castle.

A good place to start your visit to Ghent is the middle of town dominated by the imposing 12th Century fortress of Gravensteen (Castle of the Counts of Flanders). The city centre of Ghent host big cultural events such as the famous Gentse Feesten (Ghent fests) in July and The International Festival van Vlaanderen.

Cheap or luxury hotels, b&b's or guest houses and short or long term self catering apartments for rent close to the city train stations, dining, shopping, theatres and the business and financial districts of Ghent in Belgium.

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Main Squares located in Ghent City Centre

Korenmarkt Square -- central city square. The plaza is located between the Sint-Niklaaskerk or St Nicholas's Church and the Leie River. Another main attraction located here is the Old Post Office.

Groentenmarkt -- square in city centre of Ghent where you can find het Groot Vleeshuis (15th century), a former medieval meat hall, market and guild hall.

Emile Braunplein -- historical square dominated by the Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle). The Belfry was completed in 1380 and was a symbol of the city's autonomy. You can go to the 66m high Belfry's upper gallery by elevator, see the bells and enjoy a panoramic view of the city center. The nearby Cloth Hall dates back from 1425 and was the gathering place of wool and cloth merchants. The square is surrounded by several hotels such as the NH Gent Belfort, located next to Ghent’s historic town hall building.

Sint-Baafsplein -- location of the St. Bavo's Cathedral or Sint Baafskathedraal. The Cathedral is known for the Ghent Altarpiece formally known as The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, a 24-panel altarpiece by Hubert and Jan van Eyck. The cathedral is also home to the work of Peter Paul Rubens ; Saint Bavo enters the Convent at Ghent. An accommodation right opposite the Cathedral is cheaper Ibis Gent St Baafs Kathedraal, offering modern guest rooms.

Sint-Veerleplein -- site of Het Gravensteen or Castle of the Counts originating from the Middle Ages. Just a few steps away from the castle is the Hotel Gravensteen, dating back from 1865 when it was an old mansion.

Vrijdagmarkt Square -- square where the greater part of public political and social life took place in previous centuries. In the middle of the square stands a statue of Jacob Van Artevelde.

Cheap hotel and b&b in downtown

NH Gent Belfort - ( City centre hotel accommodation in Ghent )

Luxury 4 star hotel located in Ghent town city centre, across from the Town Hall and next to Saint Bavo Cathedral. Benefit from free entrance to the fitness centre and sauna at this popular luxury hotel in the city centre of Gent Belgium.

Hotel Gravesteen - ( City centre accommodation in Gent Belgium )

Three (3) star hotel located in the middle of Ghent town centre, situated right opposite the prestigious Castle Gravensteen. Hotel Gravensteen dates from 1865, when it was an old mansion.

Hotel Cathedral - ( New hotel in city centre of Ghent Belgium )

Brand new accommodation in the heart of historical Ghent. The Hotel Cathedral is located in between Saint Jacob's Church and Saint Bavo Cathedral - just 250 metres from the old town and 150 metres from the university and conference centres.