Accommodation in Ghent: There are many possibilities for your stay in Ghent. The conference venue is located in the historic centre of this Flemish city where accommodation is easy to find. Here are some ideas:

  • Ibis Hotel Ghent Centrum Opera (Nederkouter): is one of the hotels closest to the conference location. It offers a good quality-price ratio (breakfast is included).
    • Special ENN4 room rates apply: single room: 89,00 |double room: 107,00 € . In order to book the hotel at the reduced rate, please send an email directly to the hotel: mentioning the booking code “ENN4". There is currently a limited amount of rooms available for ENN guests, so we recommend to make the reservation as soon as possible. More information about the hotel and its location is to be found here: (Inofficial conference hotel for participants)


  • Uppelink Hostel,, Sint-Michielsplein 21, 9000 Gent. Located right in the city centre approximately 600m from the conference venue, ideal location for students. Rooms from €24 per person/night breakfast included.
  • 13 O’Clock Hostel,, Universiteitstraat 13, 9000 Gent,. Located near the city centre of Ghent and close to the University buildings, ideal location for students. About 600m from the conference venue, rooms available from €30 euro per person/night no breakfast included.
  • Backstay Youth Hostel,, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat, 9000 Gent. This is a brand new youth hostel, built into the former headquarters of the socialist newspaper "Vooruit" and conveniently located only 50m from the main conference location. It has a variety of tarifs for dorms and private rooms, so check the website.

Mid Range:

  • IBIS Hotel Centrum (St.-Baafs Kathedraal), Limburgstraat 2, 9000 Gent. A hotel located next to one of the three towers that dominate the skyline of Ghent and only 50m away from the UNESCO World Heritage Belfry. About 700m walk form the conference venue and rooms available from €70 per room/night breakfast included. IBIS Hotel Opera, Nederkouter. Second branch of the IBIS outlet, even closer to the conference location and slightly cheaper.
  • NOVOTEL Gent Centrum, Goudenleeuwplein 5, 9000 Gent. The hotel is located on one of the touristic hotspots of the city, right in the historic city centre. About 600m away from the conference venue. Rooms are available from €75 per room/night, breakfast included.
  • Hotel Flandria
  • Erasmus Hotel
  • Hotel Harmony
  • Best Western Cour Saint Georges
  • Monasterium
  • Hotel Gravensteen of
  • Ghent River Hotel
  • Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof
  • Holiday Inn (on the fringe, but good connection via public transport)

High end:

  • Novotel Gent Centrum
  • NH Gent Belfort, Hoogpoort 63, 9000 Gent. A four star hotel located in one of the historic sites of Ghent. Next to the town hall and the belfry, situated approximately 800m away from the conference venue and rooms available from €100 per room/night, breakfast included.
  • Marriott Hotel, Korenlei 10, 9000 Gent. This four star hotel is located right in the city centre and on the baks of the river Lys. Close to the most famous historic buildings of Ghent. The hotel is located 400m away from the conference venue and rooms are available from €149 per room/night breakfast included. In addition, there is a considerable amount of Bed & Breakfast opportunities, which you can explore via or

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About US

ENN4 is organised under the auspices of Narratology@UGent, the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities, and the Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University. We acknowledge the financial support of the Flemish Research Foundation (FWO-Vlaanderen) and of the Doctoral School Arts, Humanities and Law (Ghent University).