Ghent has a wealth of accommodation options, including youth hostels, Airbnb’s and (budget) hotels.

Below we listed some hotels that are located in the city centre and are easily accessible from the conference venue either by public transport or by foot (less than a 30 minute walk). You are off course free to book different accommodation if you would prefer so.

Ibis Hotel Gent Centrum Opera (€80-100/night)

Ibis Hotel Gent Sint-Baafs Kathedraal  (€80-100/night)

NH Hotel Gent Belfort (€100-120/night)

NH Hotel Gent Sint-Pieters  (€100-120/night)

If you would like to stay at a hostel, you can find more information at

Furthermore, Ghent University offers a limited amount of students dorms to the participants of the IRW (€34/night).
If you would like to book a dorm room, please contact
We kindly ask you to make reservation before March 29. After March 29, we will contact you as soon as possible to inform you about the availability of the dorms.
More information about the dorms: