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St Janhuismolen our local windmill
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144 reviews
St Janhuismolen our local windmill
Romantic master bedroom
Lounge
Lounge, kitchen and dining area
Downstairs
Kitchen
View from the kitchen
View from the terrace door
Entrance hall
Master bedroom
Twin bedded room
Twin room
Single bedroom
Monk stairs to Master Bedroom
Shower room
Shower room
The Red House
Bruges Folk Museum. 20 paces from The Red House
Dining area
Dine alfresco
Winter wonderland from master bedroom
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Bruges, West Flanders Province

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Edna B
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely home ideal location”
Reviewed March 10, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Great typical Belgian house within walking distance to centre of Bruges. Also a few doors away are some excellent bars that serve great food.

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squares80
Corsham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“4th stay here- home from home”
Reviewed March 6, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed here in the February half term with our 3 daughters. As all the other reviews will tell you, lively house, clean and well stocked. Great location to city centre by foot bit also the other way for a stroll up to the windmills.
What makes it for us are the owners, again as other people have said, they really are here to help and are genuinely wanting to.

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Lucy M
Melksham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A real gem”
Reviewed February 6, 2015 for a stay in October 2014

What a discovery! The Red House is brilliantly located (within easy walking distance of the centre of Bruges yet off the beaten track so very peaceful and safe setting), very tastefully decorated, and extremely well equipped. It's also very good value for money. We had a few days there during October half term with our 4 year old and 8 year old, and it was fantastic. Guidebooks and maps were provided as were recommendations of things to do etc. For people like us who like to do a bit of exercise, there were bikes available at the house, and you're just a couple of minutes' jog from the canal so great for running. Our son accidentally left his library book there (without us knowing) and the owners went to the trouble of posting it back to us. Gives you an idea of how special this place is...

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Stevvvvvv...
Kings Beach, Australia
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1 review
“Brilliant in Bruges”
Reviewed January 20, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

The Red House was brilliant. We have been to Bruges about 6 times and staying in a wide range of accommodation from hotels to houses. This by far was the best yet. Affordable cuteness is what the Red House is. The ground level has a good kitchen that looks out onto the street with a nice lounge and eating area attached. The next level has 2 bedrooms (twin and single) and a bathroom. The top level has a super special double with great views out towards the churches and windmills. Loved the exposed beams and the bed was great.

Situated very close to town 5 minutes walk. The owners helped us in regards to traveling with small children. Parking was around the corner and great to have if driving.

2 pubs around the corner. 1 dodgy local (my favourite, nice staff) and another more classy joint 20m further up the road. One of the neighbours had his drum and base music pumping till the weeee hours one night but I had a chat the next day and that was not an issue again.

Basically their visitor book says it all. So many returning people year after year and such glowing reports. I think I however forgot to write in it.... Ahhhh!

Thanks for making our holiday within a holiday a wonderful experience. We really appreciate you sharing your place with us at an affordable rate. I wish there were more people like you about in regards to house and apartment sharing/renting.

Will see you in 3 years!

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Liked best: The house was great
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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midganj
midganj
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Just perfect....”
Reviewed December 9, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Have just returned from a 2 night stay at The Red House, couldn't be happier. My friends & I were bowled over by this charming little place, spotlessy clean, fantastic location & a real gem, so cosy. There was the added bonus of a garage too which made life so easy.
Big thank you to the owner Richard who was a pleasure to deal with, we shall definitely be returning next year & will be recommending this place to all our friends.
We've been to Brugge many times, just wish we'd found this place sooner, superb value for money, couldn't fault it.

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Liked best: Character & location
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Demetrius...
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The IncREDible House”
Reviewed October 22, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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I can't say enough good things about The Red House! From it's fantastic location, just minutes walk to anywhere you would want to visit in Bruges but on a quiet enough street that there is no noise at night... to it's beautiful decor, modernisation, cleanliness and homely feel.

The owner had kindly thought of everything we could need to make our stay more enjoyable, including an endless supply of DVDs, free use of bicycles of various sizes, lots of books to read, great information about Bruges, things to do and things we needed to know about the house, and cupboards stocked with basic items like coffee and sugar.

It was so lovely to stay in a house, rather than a hotel, and after a day of walking around the stunning little city that is Bruges, to be able to come back to a place that started to feel like home!

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Jacktim
Kent
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38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Another great stay!!”
Reviewed October 21, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

This is the third time staying at the Red House and this time I was with my lovely friends. The house is perfectly located, just outside the centre but within easy walking distance. The use of the garage this year was great and once the car was parked we could enjoy the sights of Bruges without worrying. The house is perfect for couples, families or friends and is really home from home including cleaning materials, cupboard items such as tea and coffee etc. dvds, books, games and bikes. Richard also has a good supply of maps and books on Bruges. No need to take your own. There are lots of bars, restaurants and shops within walking distance, although if you are staying for a long period, i would suggest supermarket shop before you arrive. I would recommend the Bistro Den Huzar for a authentic flemish meal, but reserve a table in advance and for breakfast there is a fantastic patisserie a few doors away from the Den Huzar which serves the best hot chocolate you have tasted!

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