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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As part of a longer trip to revisit the old RAF bases around the Dutch/German border, myself, my two sisters and my parents wanted to call by the Tyne Cot memorial where we have family named. We were lucky enough to find this gem of a bed and breakfast for a night, and I have to admit I was sorry... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival our welcome from Barbara was excellent with coffee accompanied by a wonderful slice of home made apple pie. (Excellently baked by Dirk) The triple berthed bedroom and en-suite bathroom were well appointed, clean and comfortable. Tea and coffee making facilities, fridge, microwave, communal sitting area all added to the wonderful facilities available A selection of cold drinks were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

As always an excellent welcome from Dirk and Barbara. Excellent rooms, spotlessly clean. I Can highly recommend Varlet Farm. As usual breakfast also provided the makings of a pack up for lunch. This is without doubt the place to stay in the Salient.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at Varlet Farm again over the weekend of the 30th September till the 2nd October 2016. As before I was warmly welcomed by my host, Dirk with a slice of warm home made apple pie and a cup of tea. Checking into my room it was up to the usual excellent standard of cleanliness... More 

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Thank PeterZieminski
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Welcomed by Dirk and Barbara, we found the table laid out ready for us with a spread of wholesome homemade food food on large platters. It look simple but by the time we had left we were full and happy, ready for the next stage of our tour of the area. The homemade bread and Dirk's own homemade jam were... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is the forth time I have stayed there, The family of Dirk and one of his daughters Barbara are so welcoming with their Apple Tart on arrival. The accommodation is first class, and nothing is too much trouble. Such a relaxing place to stay whilst visiting the Battlefield cemeteries and memorials. WE will certainly return again, also ideal venue... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I have been to this bed and breakfast a number of times, first with my wife and very young daughter, when there were only a couple of rooms in the family house. I have returned a number of times with friends to do the WWI stuff, and have just visited with wife and two, now teenage, children. There is now,... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stayed with Dirk and Barbara for the first time in coming on 10 years. The great thing is nothing has changed. The same great greeting, lovely cosy clean rooms and same great hearty breakfast. Always a fantastic B&B to stay at if you in in the Ypres area. Fantastic area if you are visiting the battlefields.

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Thank Shane B
Ashford, Kent
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Cracking BnB a little to the east of Ypres, that I have stayed at before and would not hesitate to stay at again. In fact, I wouldn't even bother looking elsewhere if Varlet farm wasn't available; I'd rather change my holiday dates instead. Clean, welcoming, relaxed and perfectly located, Dirk and Barbara make everyone feel at home, including speaking excellent... More 

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Thank Richard P
Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Dirk and Barbara as always don't disappoint, clean beds, cosy rooms, epic breakfast and welcomed as friends. A truly fantastic place to stay for visits to Ypres and the surrounding areas. A pleasure to visit as ever, i'll be back again without a doubt. If you're on motorcycles they even have a place to stay in overnight.. Not sure how... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
B&B with warm family atmosphere where much attention is paid to the guests. Situated in the heart of the battlefields. Enjoy from a relaxed stay with in the countryside having all info on the WW I battlefields around you. Guidebooks and books on WWI, as well as maps at the disposal of our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varlet Farm

Address: Wallemolenstraat 43, Poelkapelle 8920, Belgium
Location: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Poelkapelle
Price Range: $58 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Varlet Farm Hotel Ieper (Ypres)
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“All rooms have equally good facilities”
 of 5 bubbles PeterZieminski, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are first class.”
 of 5 bubbles SCLI, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“The family room is actually 2 rooms with a sitting room and separate bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 483shaneb, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“It doesn't matter which room you have, all are clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles scooterpervy, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Bit of a drive from Ypres but well worth a stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 457willd, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
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