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La Balade des Gnomes

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20, Rue de Romeleu, | Heyd, Durbuy, Belgium
La Balade des Gnomes

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we walked into the room I was absolutely amazed, we had never seen such a room ever. Our bed was in a boat which was in the water and moving, how cool is that?!? (Ile du maquarie) However, after the first charm had worn off we realized that even though it was amazing it was also amazingly uncomfortable. The... More 

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Warwickshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We have just spent the most magical amazing night here in the trojan horse and the chamber of the trolls. This whole hotel is really special and so imaginative....we were given a tour of some of the other rooms the following morning and were awed by them all. You have to accept that from the outset this is an experience,... More 

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Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

In my view this is a great location to stay 1 night with a couple. U will not have seen anything like this before, and probably never will! We stayed in the boat chamber, and what an experience that was! An old closet from a seamstress/tailor, an old bar to sit at on the top floor, and below that a... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stayed for a night after finding it on the internet. Totally recommend it. Well priced for what it is. Only downside was it was further from town of Durbuy than we thought. Def stay here again but this time book at the restaurant next door.

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Rees, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place is really breathtaking! We're still impressed by this awesome suite. We love the whole architecture - both inside and outside. This is an amazing design concept! Chapeau!! The suite is clean and you've got everything that you need for a great stay: Big, warm beds, a cozy stove, a bath en suite (with a great bath tub and... More 

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Calgary
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed one night in the legend of trolls room and one night in the Trojan horse room. Both rooms were so unique and we really enjoyed taking a bit of a travel break to relax in the rooms for the evening. The legend of trolls room was my favorite, it was very cosy and charming. It is on the... More 

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Cedarville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

La Balade des Gnomes is absolutely marvelous. This is the second time we have stayed there. The pictures just do not do this place justice. We stayed in the Forest room last year and this year stayed in the Space ship room. The Bathroom actually has hydraulics to open and close the door like a space ship! Even the bed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Difficult to get to if you don't have a car (like me) but well worth it! The room was great. I stayed in the Legend of the Trolls room and felt like in an enchanted forest. It is annoying that there are set times when you can check in, so you have to go out of your way to get... More 

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Opole, Poland
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed in the Trojan Horse. First impressions weren't great as reception is only open for limited times and, although we arrived during the time it should have been opened, no-one was there. Others were also waiting. We were then shown round and received the complimentary drinks and food in the fridge. The girl who showed us round was very... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It seems unbelievable that someone has clearly put passion and creativity together to build a trojan horse style suite. Apparently a local artist built this horse and decorated the other rooms in the main building (which you can visit if you check out late enough), and it is spectacular. From the motorised drawbridge out the back to the head that... More 

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