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Het Oud Gemeentehuis

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Processieweg 1, Damme 8340 Belgium
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Het Oud Gemeentehuis lies in the calm village of Oostkerke, 10 minutes by car from both Knokke and Bruges. It offers colourfull accommodation with extra large bedding, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Each room is decorated with bright colours, wooden flooring and a seating area. They each have private bathroom facilities with luxury toiletries and a shower. Guests can enjoy a French cuisine meat and fish specialties at the on-site brasserie. A continental breakfast is served here every morning. The Royal Zoute Golf Club and the Damme Golf and Country Club are both 7.5 km away by car. Blankenberge is 20 km away.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Game room
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Banquet room
Secured parking
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Restaurant
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Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Children's television networks
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Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
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Picnic area
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Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Complimentary toiletries
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Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French, Dutch
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dbrown781827 wrote a review Sep. 2020
Tervuren, Belgium1 contribution
What a wonderful place, tucked away in the flatlands, serene and beautiful. The accommodation is top notch, the host's Oliver and Karin are welcoming and ensure you are well looked after. The breakfast is very yummy, and the restaurant for supper is fabulous.. Highly recommended if you wish to see heartland Belgium.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Antoine V wrote a review Jun. 2020
Mandalay, Myanmar1 contribution
Staying at het Oud Gemeentehuis is the must! Olivier is always doing his very best for our comfort. It's a very nice place, children are welcome and the restaurant is just delicious,... We'll come back!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Chris S wrote a review Mar. 2020
Poole, United Kingdom943 contributions342 helpful votes
I would really give this 4.5 stars. If you want a quiet spot for walking, cycling, or as a base to visit Bruges, Ghent, Knokke, Sluis , then this is ideal, however if you are staying when the restaurant is closed, you will have to drive out at night to find somewhere to eat as there is not much else in this small village, particularly if weather not good for walking (small bar up road). We were disappointed that we did not know that the restaurant was not open on our first two nights but the benefit was, that there was no one else staying, so it was so tranquil. On the Friday when there were other guests, we had some noise disturbance in the night. On arrival could not get anyone to answer door so a bit worried initially that it was closed and drove away for a while and came back again. Still no sign of life, but this was soon resolved with a phone call. Room very comfortable, bed excellent, great shower, towels and toiletries. Kettle in room and not so great coffee and herbal tea and sometimes no sugar. Owners are very friendly. Breakfast amazing with lovely choices and lots of fresh fruit, yogurt, bread, cheese, ham and eggs. Dinner on Friday excellent, beautiful coquille st jacques and then cod with white asparagus. Delicious! Saturday night experience was not quite so good. Escargots were disappointing, Osso bucco was good but salad was disappointing with mainly very wet leaves and sloppy dressing. Excellent service reaction when this was mentioned, as charge was removed. Only very good places react so quickly when something is wrong. Food is not cheap but it was a good experience, generally beautifully presented and we did chose more expensive wine , so dearer bill! Where this lost half a star for us was the uncertain welcome, not knowing in advance no food would be on offer for dinner the first two nights, and the very poor internet connection, which cut out so many times each day and one phone never managed to access. Otherwise it was perfect and the hosts are very charming. Village is quaint and very close to Damme where there are other nice eateries.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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andrewlowson wrote a review Nov. 2019
Crawley, United Kingdom18 contributions11 helpful votes
Second time at HOG... it's everything you can want: friendly welcome, plush, comfortable accommodation, genuinely good breakfast - and other touches that make you feel that the owners really care about their property and guests. The restaurant serves a small selection of Belgian classics done with extreme skill. You can cycle or walk from the front door and enjoy a small quiet part of lovely countryside, yet still be within only 10 km or Bruges or the cost. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Anna C wrote a review Oct. 2019
Ashford, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
Delightful small hotel with good rooms and excellent food. The owners go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The area is great for cycling and Damme (within easy reach) has good restaurants as well.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Best rooms are in the main building - stairs are narrow!
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US$148 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
BelgiumFlandersWest Flanders ProvinceDamme
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Het Oud Gemeentehuis
Which popular attractions are close to Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Nearby attractions include Bizarium (7.3 km), For Freedom Museum (4.9 km), and Sint-Janshuismolen (8.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bartholomeus, De Zuidkant, and Gellius.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Het Oud Gemeentehuis?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Windmills of Bruges (7.9 km) and Hervormde Kerk In Sluis (6.3 km).
Is Het Oud Gemeentehuis accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.