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Hotel du Bassin

Visserskaai 1, Ostend 8400, Belgium (Formerly Strand Hotel)
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Ranked #11 of 47 hotels in Ostend
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great location on the Visserquay just opposite the station. But it is noisy from traffic and the bridges going up to allow yachts in and out. The room was very hot. There seemed to be hot water pipes under the bathroom flooring which kept it hot. You could open the double glazing windows but then you enjoyed the noise! On... More

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8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we have stayed here before so new what to expect,the hotel is clean,efficiently and professionally run,the breakfast is adequate ,the rooms are very small and the bathrooms are hard work,they would benefit from air con and tea making facility's not cheap but everything in ostende is expensive now

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Brussels, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel offers single rooms with good space. The breakfast consists of an amazing buffet, with different sorts of bread, brioches, juice, etc, and good coffee, all this for a very good price. Free wi.fi is available.

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321 reviews 321 reviews
63 hotel reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

On the plus side : friendly people clean room good location great breakfast reasonably priced (booking.com) On the minus side: paper thin walls (hear everything) room 12 (standard room) smallish, some noise from outside, a lot from the inside... Conclusion: We would go back but if we would stay for longer than a night we would opt for another room... More

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This Hotel/restaurant was a pleasurable place to stop off for lunch, it was a lovely sunny day so we decided to eat al fresco and this place was perfect, We called into several restaurants to view the lunchtime menu prior to choosing this one but nothing really got our taste buds tingling as much as the "Tapas de luxe" (hot... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

The first thing to mention in this hotel is the warm welcome. The staff is friendly. After your arrival at the reception, the elevator and the rooms are a deception. Our room, on the 4th floor, was old and very small. The bathroom was too small, you weren't able to stand right while having a shower. Everything was very clean... More

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Hobart, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Front desk reception very good and check in easy. Receptionist advised about parking overnight, provided maps & generally was very helpful. Can get a voucher from reception for reduced fee on parking at Churchill though still not cheap. We checked in early and were given a room upstairs via the lift without any problems. Comfortable room, clean with fresh linen... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

overnight stay having visited for a shopping trip. The location is great just minutes away from the train station and main shopping area, Hotel and rooms very very clean, only minus was the beds have very soft mattresses, everything else is excellent. Continental breakfast was lovely too

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Mouans-Sartoux, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

The location is great, the staff is fantastic, the food is very good but the bed are terrible, worst sleep I ever had, the bed was so soft that I was sinking.. and my friend was biten quite badly. The room was quite small and smell, could do with refreshing. Overall if the change the beds and refresh the room,... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Emerging from the train station, we spotted the hotel just a few minutes stroll away. Booking months ahead via their website, we got a half-price deal of only 60 Euros per night for a superior room with breakfast. While we did not notice anything particularly superior about it, the room (number 23) was comfortable and very clean. We had a... More

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Address: Visserskaai 1, Ostend 8400, Belgium (Formerly Strand Hotel)
Location: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Ostend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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