The capital of the East Flanders region and the third largest city in Belgium, Ghent is a beautiful city worth visiting, with an incredibly well-preserved medieval architecture as well as a strong cultural scene, from museums to festivals, including the World Soundtrack Awards. A port and a university town, it also has a dynamic population. Planning a trip? Remotely Serious has you covered with this list of the top coworking spaces in Ghent!
Aimed at people working in the digital sector, the Hive is a unique space offering a wide array of options to suit your needs. You can sit at one of its hives, which are 1-person cubicles open on the space but giving you privacy and focus, or you can choose the more classical lounge option. An office pod is also available – a 1-person glass box in the garden from which to have phone calls and privacy. 5 phone booths are also featured and anyone can also use the printer, the kitchen, dining tables, the garden, the terrace and the ping-pong table freely. Almost all facilities can be booked using credits, which you can buy in bulk (100 minimum, at 1500€ for 100) and which never expire. A 5-days-per-week subscription costs 400€ and comes with 10 monthly credits, but you can also opt for 2, 2 ½ or 3-day-per-week subscriptions.
Spaces - Ghent, Spaces Zuiderpoort
Close to the center of Ghent and to big intersections and offering a free shuttle service to Ghent- Sint-Pieters train station, Spaces’ Zuiderpoort location is a reliable option from the coworking industry giant. In addition to the usual facilities, it also offers a gym, showers, a terrace, on-site dry cleaning and bike storage. Hot desking memberships can be for 5 (99€) or 10 (149€) days a month, or unlimited (235€) and give you access during working hours; they can also be used in other locations. A dedicated desk accessible 24/7 starts at 329€ and comes with a locker, and private offices are also available. Meeting rooms start at 59€/hour, and you can also have your virtual office at that location for 79€/month to have your mail and phone calls handled from there and get on-demand access to the open space and to offices.
The green coworking space Kohezie offers particularly flexible options to do coworking your way. There are two kinds of day passes – the Flex Day Pass at 25€ gives you access to an open space full of plants and ergonomic chairs, any day between 8:30am and 5pm, while the Flex Plus Day Pass at 30€ lets you sit in a shared office space at height-adjustable desk, accessible anytime. You can also buy 10 Flex sessions at once for 200€, or choose a membership between 1 (75€) to 5 (275€) days a week of open space usage. A Flex Plus 24/7 membership costs 350€. Closed offices, 6 meeting rooms, 3 call booths, 2 courtyard gardens and a seminar room are also available, and a play area can be used casually or for team building events.
Perez Coworking Hub Ghent
In the very heart of Ghent, the Perez Coworking Hub offers desk space either on an island (screens can be added for privacy), or on separate tables. You can choose a day pass, or 4, 8, or 12 days a month of workspace use, starting at 125€/month and giving you 24/7 access. You also get to use the meeting room, the kitchen, the reading corner and participate in community events. You can test the place for free.
LikeBirds coworking Ghent
LikeBirds offers a large, bright coworking space in a renovated industrial building, accessible with a day pass at 45€ but better enjoyed with a membership. The Flex Q formulas start at 1 day a week at 25€/day (so 350€/quarter) with the flexibility of choosing your days, and go up to 3 days per week, while the Fix formulas give you your own fixed desk in the open space accessible 24/7 as well as a locker, and offer better prices the longer your commitment (3, 6 or 12 months). A year formula is also available, and different kinds of meeting rooms of various capacities can be booked by the half day or the day. The rooftop and the whole coworking space can be rented for events.
Located in central Ghent, BOLDHOUSE focuses on creativity and flexibility. The space has a peaceful style, with wood floors and touches of modernity, and can be accessed through a day pass at 29€, as well as memberships. A one-day-a-week hot desking membership is 115€/month and comes with 15 credits for meeting room use, while a full-time hot desking subscription is 239€/month. A full-time fixed desk in a shared office costs 325€, with 35 meeting room credits. Private offices can be rented too. Members and non-members can also book a creator space for podcasting (with gear provided), photo shoots or camera recordings, as well as two meeting rooms for up to 6 people, by the hour or the day.