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Menin Gate House

5.0 of 5 Hoornwerk 1, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights on a trip to Ypres, and the location cannot be bettered, it is literally right opposite the gate, and to see it lit up in the evening from the lounge window was fabulous. We had the very top floor apartment, which was very clean and quite well equipped....however, if you have any problems with stairs... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm comfortable and welcoming -located a stones throw from New Menin Gate and Ypres old town. Benoit, the proprietor, is an excellent host The very spacious beautifully furnished Churchill apartment ( 2 bedrooms) is arranged over two floors and has the additional benefit of a good sized patio garden. We enjoyed every minute of our short stay there and would... More

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Colchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Normally we stay in B and B's on weekends away but I couldn't find any availability in Ypres for our chosen weekend so, impressed by the reviews on Trip advisor , five of us set off for Menin Gate House. Well, the reviews certainly didn't lie! The area, town, house and quite frankly , the host were all beautiful! Being... More

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Risor, Norway
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Menin Gate house is a privately apartments/hotel close to the Menin Gate in Ypres. Each night the fallen from WW I are remembered through a memorable ceremony with buglars and laying of a wreath. The gate's walls includes names of 35.000 soldiers known to have died in Flanders, but never to get their own grave - either not found or... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The physical facilities were fantastic. Nicely renovated rooms and bathrooms with great beds and linen and a large fully fitted out kitchen. Of much more importance was the feeling and experience. Our host, Benoit, explained the history of the town and the house and the previous owner who had lived in the house for nearly 80 years. Benoit is chairman... More

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I'm not going to say anything different from previous reviews. We stayed in the one bedroom flat (Plumer) for 2 nights. Our stay started with a friendly welcome from Benoit who told us the history of the house. I cannot imagine staying any closer to a major European landmark and the views from the flat were fantastic. I slept well... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you are looking for a great place to stay in Ypres this is it! We have stayed here twice, once as a couple and once with family. The house overlooks the Menin Gate and is a one minute walk to the main square. It is beautifully decorated and Benoit is a great host.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have just returned from this holiday and I never leave reviews but several things on this trip have made me feel compelled to do so, and this was one of them. The apartment/home is wonderfully decorated and the collection of WW1 items was a surprise for history lovers. The welcome and help from Benoit was much appreciated, we really... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

First time on Tripadvisor I've seen everyone give 5 out of 5 and an excellent rating. Only way to find out why is to stay there. Highly recommended for many reasons besides those above. I hope to return as many times as possible.

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Watford
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed one night in the Churchill apartment and wished it was longer. Our host Benoit was excellent and took the time to tell us the history of the apartment and also gave us some useful local information. The apartment is immaculate and full of some very interesting items from the war. It is in a great location literally across... More

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Address: Hoornwerk 1, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Ieper (Ypres)
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Menin Gate House 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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