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Hampshire Hotel O - Ieper ★★★

D'Hondtstraat 4 - B-8900 - Ieper, België | hotelo-ieper@sk-hotels.eu |
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“A warm and charming hotel centrally located in Ieper”
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The hotel is located directly on Grote Markt

Ypres is a town in West Flanders with a rich history that goes back to the Middle Ages. Hampshire Hotel O - Ieper is located directly on Grote Markt. As many places of interest are in the neighbourhood of the hotel, such as Lakenhalle, Menenpoort and Sint-Maartenskerk, it’s the ideal location for a city trip. But the most important period in the town’s history is the First World War.

From the start to the end of the First World War, German troops besieged the town continuously. However, in spite of many battles, the Germans we not able to conquer Ypres. Many, mainly British soldiers, lost their lives in these battles. For those who would like to remember these soldiers or are interested in the First World War, Ypres is an enthralling destination. In Hampshire Hotel O - Ieper, the military theme is apparent in lots of places. In the names of the hotel rooms for instance, Luitenant, Majoor, Kapitein and Kolonel.

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Ypres, a town full of history

For the entire duration of the First World War, German troops besieged the town. This front was called the “Ypres Salient” by the British defenders. The place became historic because the Germans didn’t succeed in conquering the city, in spite of violent battles that cost the lives of more than five hundred thousand soldiers. Things to see in and around historic Ypres:

First World War
In and around the city there are no fewer than 170 military cemeteries. For many, mainly the British, Ypres is the centre of remembrance of the First World War. More information about what happened in this part of West Flanders between 1914-1918 can be found in In Flanders Fields Museum, Ramparts War Museum and Memorial Passchendaele 1917. Menenpoort is a remembrance monument on the east of the city. This city gate was built by the British in 1927 in memory of 54,896 missing British solders killed in action in the First World War. The Last Post is sounded every evening here at 8:00 p.m.

Places of interest
Ypres has a rich history that goes back to the Middle Ages. Grote Markt and the old houses still standing around it give the city a medieval feel. There are also many historic buildings in the centre that give a good impression of that time. Lakenhalle, Europe’s largest Gothic-styled civic building, is such a historic building, as is Sint-Maartenskerk. Both were completely destroyed during the First World War and were re-built afterwards.

Walking and cycling
There are beautiful areas for cycle trips to the south and east of Ypres including through Gasthuisbossen and the Verdronken Weide and Palingbeek nature reserves.

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Captain Room Twin or Queen bed | 20 Sqm | Shower | Free WiFi Check availability

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Colonel Room Queen bed | 25 Sqm | Shower/bath | Free WiFi Check availability

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Lieutenant Room Twin or bunk bed | 15 Sqm | Gratis WiFi Check availability

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Major Room Twin or queen bed | 20 Sqm | Shower/Bath | Free WiFi Check availability

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Enjoy breakfast in tranquillity and read a book

Enjoy breakfast in tranquillity and read a book

The Kantine is where the hotel serves a breakfast buffet every day from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. It is also a tranquil place you can visit throughout the day to enjoy reading a book or to work. The name “Kantine” is, just like many other details in Hampshire Hotel O - Ieper, a reference to the town’s military past. The space is designed in such a way that guests, just like on a military base, sit together to eat and drink around a number of large tables. The tables and chairs are all recycled, which gives them a characteristic look. The terrace has comfortable deck chairs and can also be used throughout the day.

Enjoy breakfast in tranquillity and read a book

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80% of the travellers recommend this hotel. Based on 89 reviews
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london
5 of 5 stars
Family
01-04-2014
“Great Location”

Stayed in Hotel O as a group of nine for two nights The staff are friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them .Great Location just down the road from Menin Gate which is not to be missed.also close to the Flanders Museum and the main square.
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London, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
Friends getaway
28-03-2014
“Bang in the centre of town”

You couldn't get much closer to the centre of things in Ieper and the welcome exceptionally friendly. The rooms are quite small but more than adequate with large bathroom, comfortable bed, TV, coffee and safe. Ideal location for seeing the Flanders Museum, cathedral or the service at the Menin Gate. Overall - excellent.
Hereford, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
Friends getaway
22-03-2014
“Excellent location, friendly staff.”

We stayed for two days, a group of ten. Hotel was easy to find and we were able to park close by down the street. On arrival we had an excellent welcome, the staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean and had good facilities including free wifi. A great location, just off the main square and close to the Menin Gate.
Wimborne Saint Giles, United Kingdom
 of 5 stars
Couples
21-02-2014
“Great position and comfortable stay.”

We stayed three nights here in February 2014 and enjoyed our time there. The staff are all great, friendly, informative and very welcoming. I have a disability and nothing was too much trouble and they thought of things that might help without me having to ask which is always a bonus and shows great care. The overall decor is lightly themed to be military and functional but very well done e.g. bedside locker is a military crate, lighting has a 1940s feel and local maps are pasted to the wall. Everything works well and it was a joy to stay there. We were the only people there so they asked if we would like to come and have breakfast in their other hotel around the corner The REGINA which was also very good by the looks of it. Breakfast was plentiful and filled you up for a day visiting the sites. Loved the place and good value.
Wisborough Green
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Couples
28-01-2014
“An excellent, modern hotel in a perfect site.”

This small hotel could not be in a more perfect spot for anyone visiting Ypres. It is just off the main square, opposite the magnificent Cloth Hall and although it does not have a restaurant, the owneres know all the good places to eat.

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Perfect location for your business visit

Perfect location for your business visit

Hampshire Hotel O - Ieper is the ideal base if you are in Ypres and environs for a business appointment. As the hotel is on Grote Markt in the centre, it’s location couldn’t be more central in the town. It’s accessibility by both car and train is also good. The hotel is less than 10 minutes walk from Ypres station and the A19 motorway is just a few minutes drive away. The 29 comfortable hotel rooms are also provided with all modern conveniences and there are extra facilities for business guests, such as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, cycle hire, the Kantine for a calm start to the day with high-quality breakfast and a sunny terrace on which to relax.

Perfect location for your business visit

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