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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2011

outside Ypres town but very near Hill 60 and many other war sites. Also walking distance to a theme park!! Host was very helpful and drew us a map of war sites in the area. Room was spacious and clean , breakfast buffet included fresh strawberries, sliced meats & cheese , cereals, breads and filter coffee and a huge range...

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Marlow, UK
Reviewed 2 June 2011

Just got back from a visit to Ypres and stayed at the Protea, great hotel, great location and Allain and Annie the perfect hosts. If you are planning a trip to Ypres the best place to stay.

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Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2011

I found The Protea B&B via www search. My purpose was to visit the battlefields of WW1 to trace the footsteps of family members who served in AIF in Flanders. Alain and Annie were ideal hosts. it has been my first visit to continental Europe. Alain's tour in association with his preparatory research re my battalions of interest allowed me...

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monchengladbach, Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2011

The Protea B&B is just on the outskirts of Ypres and located in a prime position for visiting the Ypres Salient. Alain and Annie were fantastic hosts, providing a warm and inviting atmosphere from the off. I'm not one for clichés but we really were made to feel apart of their family. The B&B decor is vibrant and bright, with...

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yarmouth,isle of wight. england
Reviewed 21 November 2010

Very good value for money.Warm and comfortable with an excellent breakfast.Free and easy carparking and the b&b easy to find.Situated in the heart of the leper salient.The host is a knowledgeable local historian and willing to help the visitor find his way around.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2010

The Protea is several kilometres outside Ypres and is accessible by a frequent bus service and reasonably priced taxis. The accommodation is extremely well ordered; comfortable beds in very clean rooms and serviced devotedly on a daily basis. The breakfast was varied, more than ample and thoughtfully provided. While Annie quietly cultivates dignified care of guests, Alain is a very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2010

The purpose of our visit was to take my 80 year old father to visit Ypres and see where his uncle fought and died in WW1. We found the Protea B&B ideal for our purposes. It was clean and very central and owners Alain and his wife really pulled out all the stops for us. If you are looking for...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2010

This family run B & B with Alan as the host and his hard working wife behind the scenes gives a warm and friendly place to stay during your stay in Belgium it is just out side Ypres and so gives freedom in all directions whether you are going to the Menin Gate or to the far too many Grave...

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Global Wanderer
Reviewed 19 June 2010

I booked on the basis that the proprietor provided conducted tours of the local WW1 sites and was not disappointed by the trip around some of the sites in the area. I decided not to hire a car whilst in Belgium so Alain, the proprietor, picked me up from Lille Europe station and I used the bicycles provided at the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At THE PROTEA you are realy staying in the middle of FLANDERS FIELDS, YPRES, where the battles of the Great War really took place. Your host Alain will share his passion for World War One with you and guide you towards the most interesting silent witness of the GREAT WAR. Or, even better, let Alain take you for a private Battlefield tour. Three modern guest rooms. FREE WIFI, Parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Protea Bed & Breakfast

Address: Menenstraat 47, Geluveld 8980, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Flanders > West Flanders Province > Geluveld
Price Range: $88 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Protea Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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