Gebouw 56 - eekhoorn


·         Capacity: 50 persons

·         Closest car park = car park at Poort Zuid + Onthaal

·         Accessibility label A

·         Approval label from Tourist Board Flanders: youth accommodation of type B

General info: 


Gebouw 56 - eekhoorn is a very spacious and comfortable building. The living rooms are fully separated from the bedrooms. You can walk to the bedrooms via a round hallway.

This building has a perfect location: at a 3-minute walk from the reception building, the restaurant, the pub and the sports hall, the theatre and the meeting rooms: Gebouw 54 - klaver and the meeting room at the restaurant.

Special architecture: Hans Barbier is the architect of the winning design of a contest for young architects (1990).

Green label: Green Key


Both living rooms each have a distinct character.
- A canteen/day room with tables and chairs. This private room can also be used as a study or meeting room. Access to and view of an enclosed courtyard.
- Open day room that can be used as recreation room: with access to a large outdoor terrace and garden. Furnished with tables and chairs.
Both are equipped with floor heating.

Target goups: 

- all sorts of groups
- educational purposes
- sports groups and youth camps
- groups engaging in creativity workshops (close to the theatre)
- people with disabilities


- 2

- 2 individual rooms (rooms 10 and 11)
- 5 rooms for 2 persons
= rooms 7 and 8 (2 single beds)
= rooms 9, 12 and 13 (bunk beds)
- room 6 (3p): 1 bunk bed + 1 single bed
- room 5 (4p): 1 bunk bed + 2 single beds
- room 4 (5p): 2 bunk beds + 1 single bed
- room 3 (7p): 2 bunk beds + 3 single beds
- room 2 (9p): 4 bunk beds + 1 single bed
- room 1 (10p): 5 bunk beds
- sitting area in each room
- washbasin in each room
- central heating with heating elements
- pillows are available
- it is possible to put 10 mattresses in the day room (to be brought from home). This extra capacity will be charged.
- bottom and top sheet or sleeping bag and pillowcase must be brought from home


- fully equipped, very practical kitchen
- equipped for 50 persons

Sanitary facilities: 

Sanitary room with:
- 19 washbasins
- 8 separate showers
- 3 bathrooms, 1 of which with freestanding bath and washbasin and 2 with shower, toilet and washbasin
- 3 toilets

- central heating with heating elements

Separate sanitary room adjusted to people with disabilities: bathroom with freestanding bath, shower area, 2 toilets

Click here for pictures of the recently renovated sanitary facilities