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All reviews lovely hotel valley view fantastic views dining room sat nav beautiful location war graves friendly and helpful staff would stay again excellent food spa bath set menu junior suite bed was very comfortable a la carte one night stay return visit
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

A lovely hotel, with a distinctive style. The staff were very helpful. We booked a valley view room which had an amazing view, although the room itself was pretty small, it wasn't 'Paris apartment' small but still small. It was made worse by the table and chairs in the room, which apparently have to be in the room because of the local government star rating - each room WILL have a table and chairs. In truth, it's just wasn't practical but for the one night we worked around it. The bath room was also very small!

We had supper there and the food was of a very high standard, breakfast was fresh and simple, just what was required after our 'gut buster' supper ;-)

All in all a hotel to be recommended, but don't be expecting large rooms unless you specifically book one.

We'd stay there again given the opportunity.

Room Tip: See comments about room size above. Book the valley side rooms to get the amazing view
  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank antpix
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

excellent place in a wonderful surroundings. Staff very helpful and the place is very beautiful. Good value for money. Too many mirrors but I'm ugly so biased. Food was superb.

Requesting 200 characters would put me off reviews but not the hotel

Room Tip: try and get the balcony side for the view although it is rural all round
  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank davec1949
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Very friendly staff , good restaurant and luxurious breakfast. Very quiet hotel and a superb view on the top of the Kemmelberg. Free WiFi that worked very well.
Room is rather small and should be updated, but the bed was very good.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank RegiP62
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Situated on the top of a hill Hostellerie Kemmel is a gem of a hotel with excellent and friendly staff. We treated ourselves to a junior suite for two nights, this included; a spa bath, walk in shower, his and her sinks etc, a large comfortable modern room with views stretching across the Flanders Plain. The buffet breakfast was superb.. Do be aware that reserving a table in the restaurant for dinner is highly recommended. We enquired about reserving a table at around 6.45pm on a Tuesday but the last table had just been booked, the restaurants in the local town don't open on a Tue! and a drive out to Ypres was required... We plan to return.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Plus points:
- Very friendly waiter
- Very nice breakfast, very extensive
- We did not eat in the restaurant, but it looked very good!
- Clean room with lovely views of the valley

downsides:
- Room is outdated and should be urgently updated, is still processed an old radio that no longer plays in the nightstand.
- Because we did not know that pets are allowed, we were shocked that there are large dogs allowed inside, and this in to rooms with wall to wall carpeting.
- Very small bathroom

In short: an ideal stopover, and if they update the rooms and would no longer allow dogs, we would even want to take a week's vacation.

Room Tip: take a room with views of the valley
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ardometal
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