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The Menin Gate B&B

Kauwekijnstraat 1, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Ranked #41 of 49 Ieper (Ypres) B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Having taken students there (as a history teacher) I have to say that this is what we expected for the money. The rooms are not the best, but the food was good and the location overlooking the Menin Gate more than makes up for it. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the students enjoyed the visit. Just don't... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This lovely property is located across the street and ancient mote from the ancient city wall a half block from the famed Menin Gate Memorial. You must see the 8 p.m. nightly WW I memorial service that has been observed nightly sine 1928 except during WW II when the Germans occupied the area. Bus loads of people come to view... More 

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

For a supposed 'school' hotel, it is not all that school friendly. To start with, the hotel looks unfinished with wallpaper falling off and a huge crack in the arch into the dining room. The rooms themselves weren't very safe or hygienic. In our room, the toilet handle had been snapped off and you had to push a lever in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Horrible! I went as part of a school visit and I along with many others thought it was horrible! In our room the single glazed window was broken letting in a mighty draft the windows were condensed at morning and the radiator barely worked we had only a blanket and nothing more on an old spung up bed I wanted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

As a battlefield tour operator specialising in good history for school groups, the three school hotels in Ieper and the new one in Albert are ideally located. Each has its own unique character with plenty of facilities for the group to relax in the evening. The key selling point is single occupancy, knowing the building is yours for the 3... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

After reading a previous negative review about the Menin Gate B&B, I felt compelled to write in with my very positive experience(s). As a history teacher, I have taken groups of students there for the past 6 years. In all that time, I have never found anything negative to say about the place. The staff are excellent- accommodating to all... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

I have taken many school trips away, and have been to ypres many times. I have been to the Poppies and the sister hotel the "Salient" many times and go back every year with years 7-13. The Hotel building give you a real feel of Belgium and are buildings that were built post WW1, they are full of atmosphere and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2009

I recently stayed at the hotel on a trip with my school and found it very enjoyable. During the overnight stop i stayed in only one room so i can judje only on that. All linen and towels were clean and fresh. The room was dark but had fabulous views over menin gate. I found the room cold and slept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2006

Really good School Hotel. BRILLIANT!! Great games room, great bedroom.

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