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“Great for a short break”
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Reading next to the fire
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8 reviews
Reading next to the fire
View of the cottage
Backyard and garden
View from the house
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The television room
The garden
Cobblestone road in front of the house
View from a bedroom
Bathroom: bath and seperate shower
Bathroom
Reading room
Veranda
Bedroom
Television room
View from the house
The garden in the winter
Television room
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Ghent, East Flanders Province

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Stephen A
Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Great for a short break”
Reviewed 1 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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We were looking for a good base for a long weekend break for four of us (two family couples), in easy reach of Ghent. What we found in La Quitapenas was one of the most relaxing places we have stayed in over a number of years. The property is just as described - full of character, but steep stairs and mind your head upstairs - but the description doesn't do justice to the attractions of the immediately surrounding area. Straight out of the front door (with a view across countryside and the town below, particularly attractive at night), and off on an hour's circular ramble through the woods and along country lanes, then back to the warmth of two log burning fires (on which we roasted chestnuts in the old-fashioned way).

The accomodation is clean, comfortable and extensive - we could only imagine how pleasant it would be in the spring or summer, to have breakfast in the conservatory, then snooze in the garden. The bedroom arrangements are 'interesting', but they worked fine for us.

This location is right on the border between Flemish speaking Flanders and French speaking Wallonia, with the influences of both cultures coming together right here - so two experiences for the price of one! The owners live next door, and could not have been more helpful. And yes, it was very handy for Ghent, but for so much more in the immediate area as well - and less than a two hour drive from the Eurotunnel.

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Liked best: Character property and wonderful location
Liked least: Nothing at all
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Dec 2013
Thank you! You were extremely kind guests! Hope to see you back :-)
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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: The unique ambience of the property and the lovely garden.
Liked least: I cannot think of any faults!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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Management Response
8 Aug 2013
We are very happy that you had a great time!
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daniel771...
Noisiel
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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Management Response
12 Jan 2018
Merci Daniel! Vous étiez de très agréables visiteurs.
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
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Management Response
26 Oct 2017
Thank you for your very nice comments! You were perfect guests. Kind regards, Helene
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josi31
Vielsalm, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
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Management Response
9 Feb 2016
Merci beaucoup!
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