Browse recommended Hotels & Hostels to help plan your trip in Ghent.

This year's joint annual meeting 'Ecology across Borders' was held in Ghent, Belgium from 11-14 December 2017


Accommodation is to be booked by delegates independently. We have put together a list of recommended hotels and hostels in Ghent below to help you plan your trip, we have secured reduces rates for our conference delegates at a number of hotels – these are all subject to availability. Please note there are many other options available, which you can browse using or Hostel World.

Ghent is very busy during the time leading up to Christmas, so we recommend booking your accommodation as soon as possible.

Venue Address

Gent ICC – International Convention Center
Van Rysselberghedreef 2 bus 1 – Citadelpark
B – 9000 Gent

The Ghent International Convention Center (ICC) is located a short walk from Gent St-Pieters train station. There are a few hotels in this area, however the majority of hotels and hostels are located in the city centre.

Staying in the City Centre is very accessible to the ICC. The city centre is a 25 minute walk from the ICC, or you can take Tram 1 from the city centre to a short distance from the ICC.

2/3* Hotels

Adoma Hotel

Best Western Hotel Chamade Gent
Call or email Best Western Hotel Chamade and quote ‘BES conference 2017” for delegate rates

Castelnou Aparthotel
Flandria Centrum

Hotel Campanile Ghent
Email Hotel Campanile using ‘British Ecological Society: 69.00 / 79.00 Promo’ in the subject line for Single Rooms at 69 EURO and Double Rooms at 79 EURO including breakfast:

Hotel Carlton
Hotel Cathedral
Hotel Gravensteen
Hotel Onderbergen
Ibis Gent Opera

Monasterium Poortackere
Call or email Monasterium Poortackere before 10 November and quote ‘BES conference 2017” for delegate rates with up to 35% discount.

4* Hotels

Ghent River Hotel

Use code ‘EAB2017‘ when booking for discounted rates.

Holiday Inn Gent Expo Hotel
Marriott Hotel
Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof


Hostel Uppelink
If you are booking a private room, email Hostel Uppelink and tell them you are with the conference for reduced rates.

Hostel de Draecke
13 o’clock Hostel
KaBa Hostel
Treck Hostel
Hostel 47

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