The E40 motorway (Exit 11) is about 500 m away. Best Western Hotel Orchidee has a free and safe public parking in front of the hotel.
Aalter Railway Station is less than a 15-minute walk away with direct services to Ghent and Bruges every half hour, with the car a 20-minute drive is all it takes to reach both Ghent and Bruges.
The surrounding area is well suited to hiking and cycling tours, bikes can be rented in the local bicycle shop. In summertime the town square is filled with outside seating where drinks and food can be enjoyed in an extraordinary ambiance until late in the night.