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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.
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.
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.