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PILLOWS GRAND HOTEL REYLOF
A sumptuous stay in a fine city TEXT: PAOLA WESTBEEK | PHOTOS: PILLOWS GRAND HOTEL REYLOF
Since its opening in October 2018, Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof has been priding itself on indulging guests with an exceptional level of hospitality. Housed in a historic 18th-century townhouse centrally located in the city of Ghent, the luxury hotel cleverly merges majestic allure with a welcoming and residential atmosphere.
Unsurpassed quality & personal attention Forget the often tiresome check-in at reception. At Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof, the special attention starts as soon as you arrive at what was once home to Baron Olivier de Reylof, affluent merchant 78 | Issue 64 | April 2019
son and poet. Waiting at the entrance to the splendid mansion dating to 1724 and decked out in exquisite Louis XIV style, are hosts ready to receive guests and ensure their stay is off to a first-class start. No need to worry about parking your car or hauling your luggage to your room either. That is the first order of business before they guide you up the majestic spiral staircase that leads to the Living, the heart and soul of the hotel and the ultimate place to relax and feel at home. “We are very focussed on creating a personal experience and believe that service and quality are very important,” says Jaap Blijleven, director of sales and marketing. “After a drink, our hosts will walk with you
to your room and provide all information necessary or answer any questions.”
The rooms The standards have been set high at the hotel’s 157 elegant rooms and suites. Bright, airy and tastefully decorated with