Shopping on Sunday in Ghent until January 4th.

You didn’t have time to find that special pair of socks for you cousin, a unique neckless for your sister or that exiting book for your neighbour? No problem, the shops in Ghent are open on Sunday 21th, 28th December and Sunday 4th January. During all that shopping, you can enjoy pancakes, delicious hot wine or sweet chocolat milk on our Christmas market.

Happy about your gifts? Than it is time to return back home (or to Astoria Hotel Ghent)!

Winter drink on the shortest day of the year

This Sunday, December 21st is the shortest day of the year. You can enjoy a hot chocolate, a bowl of soup or a glass mulled wine in the House of Alijn (Kraanlei 65) between 11h30 and 13h on this special day.  And it is free of charge!

Come and toast together with your family and friends to a happy, healthy, creative and inspiring 2015! Do you want to combine this with a warm bed on Saturday December 20th, choose a comfortable room at Astoria Hotel Ghent through this link!


Exhibition Lightopia, a magnificent exhibition of international level

Lightopia is an exhibition of the Vitra Design Museum in collaboration with EDP Fundaçào.
“Lightopia not only examines partial aspects of lighting design – such as light art or the design of luminaires. It is the first exhibition that also considers the many different facets of designing with light and establishes a connection with contemporary issues” - Jolanthe Kugler, curator of the exhibition.

15 November 2014 > 15 March 2015

TripAdvisor reward: Certificat of Excellence 2014

We are proud to announce that again this year our hotel is in the top 10 of all Ghent Hotels on TripAdvisor!
This morning we received our "Certificat of Excellence 2014".
Thank you to all TripAdvisor users that reviewed us!

New date for the Light Festival in Ghent known!

The following Light Festival in Ghent will take place from January 29th to February 1st 2015 and will become a triennial festival.
The Light Festivals of 2011 and 2012 were a huge success. Each edition nearly half a million visitors come to see the Light Festival of Ghent. The third edition will certainly be worthwhile.

Famous Ghent actors trick tourists in Ghent

The tourist office in Ghent launched a new campagn to promote Ghent as a superb city trip.

In eight short movies, a few famous actors make jokes with a group of tourists that visit Ghent. Below you can find some examples !

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