Hotel Reservations in Gent
Gent is a hip city with great food, luxury hotels and both cosmopolitan and historical vibes. Whichever luxury hotel in Gent you choose you will be within walking distance of centuries-old masterpieces, thriving commerce and panoramic sight seeing.
Because of the diverse population of students, artists and foreigners Gent is very welcoming, open-minded. You will enjoy meeting and socalizing with these helpful locals and they will be sure to direct you to all the best attractions, eats and hidden gems of their city. The first thing they will recommend is a canal cruise through the downtown. From the peaceful boat you will be treated to views of all the major landmarks, St. Bavo Cathedral, the old belfry and cloth hall, Gravensteen Castle and St. Nicholas' Church.
The city comes alive for ten days in summer for the Gent Festival, a kaleidoscope of food, music, dancing and merriment but if you miss that there is a bustling market that has been a hub for eating, drinking, fresh food and shopping since the thirteenth century.
Try one of Gent's many quality eateries, a few specialties include spare ribs, Stoverij, (Flemish beef stew), Waterzooi, (traditionally fish but nowadays chicken stew), and the bagel-like Mastel bread. If you are feeling adventurous there is a whole district of popular Turkish restaurants as well.
Book 3, 4 and 5 Star Hotel Reservations in Gent
History combined with friendly folks, Belgian beer and great music makes Gent an unforgettable destination. Booking luxury hotel reservations in Gent is easy with ExcellentHotels.com.