The Best Western Residence Cour Saint Georges Hotel is situated in the heart of beautiful and historic Ghent (Gent) and is within easy walking distance of the Town Hall, St. Baafs Cathedral, theatres and various shopping possibilities. Gravensteen (the former castle of the Dukes of Flanders), ?Belfort' (Bellfree) and St. Nicolas Church can all be found in the vicinity. The SMAK (Museum Of Modern Art) is about a 30-minute walk away. The Best Western Residence Cour Saint Georges Hotel opened in 2003 and offers 31 rooms in total spread over 3 floors. It is housed in a beautiful classical building with a rich history; it was used by crossbowmen as a place for provisions and rest, then became the seat of the State General in the 18th century. The historical building has been sympathetically updated to modern standards. Guests can admire the attractive decorative details of this historical building as they relax with a newspaper in the lobby. There is a 24-hour front desk with safe deposit box for guests' convenience. A currency exchange facility, cloakroom, lift access, a breakfast room and laundry service all feature. Parking is available for those arriving by car for a surcharge. The guest rooms have contemporary dcor and furnishings in warm colours with classical touches. All include an en suite bathroom, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, Internet access, minibar, satellite TV, individually-adjustable heating and a safety deposit box.