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St Janhuismolen our local windmill
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St Janhuismolen our local windmill
Romantic master bedroom
Lounge
Lounge, kitchen and dining area
Downstairs
Kitchen
View from the kitchen
View from the terrace door
Entrance hall
Master bedroom
Twin bedded room
Twin room
Single bedroom
Monk stairs to Master Bedroom
Shower room
Shower room
The Red House
Bruges Folk Museum. 20 paces from The Red House
Dining area
Dine alfresco
Winter wonderland from master bedroom
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Bruges, West Flanders Province

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North East England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Simply fantastic!”
Reviewed November 6, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This was the 3rd stay at The Red House for my wife and I, and all visits have been brilliant. We visited with 2 of our friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. As always, the house is very clean and comfortable with all of the modern conveniences to truly make it a home from home. The location is ideal being in a quiet residential street, away from the hussle and bussle of a tourist city but within 10 minutes walk of the Markt and Berg. The house is also close to the outer ring road (thankfully you cannot hear it) which makes it ideal for those who would like to bring a vehicle, especially as there is a garage which can be rented for your stay.
The owners, Richard and Elizabeth are very helpful and accomodating with information on city festivals, shopping, tips on driving and many other bits of helpful information which makes your stay just that little bit better!

Thanks again Richard & Elizabeth, we will be back.

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Absoloutely nothing.
Travelling group: Large Group
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RosieB305
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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“A Home from home”
Reviewed October 16, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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This was our second stay at The Red House and once again we were absolutely thrilled with this lovely home.
Everything you could possibly need is catered for, from the little things like tea and coffee (making packing for a quick weekend away so much easier) to the excellent range of books and Dvds available.
The location is brilliant, just 10 minutes walk takes you into the heart of the town but you are far out enough to enjoy the peace and quiet - with the added bonus of a secure garage.
Richard the owner also deserves a mention as he is so friendly and easy to deal with and gives you so much useful information beforehand - as well as keeping loads of guide books for your use at the house.
We will definitely be back!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Louie K
Bournemouth
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Really lovely house, could not fault it.”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We had an excellent time staying at The Red House. Everything we needed was catered for, and the bikes were definitely an added bonus! The house is in a great location - within easy reach of the centre, restaurants and sights such as windmills and canals. Would recommend it wholeheartedly.

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Liked best: Bikes, Belgian feel of property.
Liked least: Stairs wouldn't suit the elderly very well.
Travelling group: Other
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richard g
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“a very pleasant stay”
Reviewed October 9, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We loved the picturesque and quiet location, within easy walking (and cycling) distance of the centre. The night-time view from the top bedroom of the floodlit windmill and church is beautiful.
The accommodation is very well appointed, clean and comfortable (2 sofas means one each for watching some excellent DVDs at night). There is a valuable option of a garage for parking a car.

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Liked best: being part of a charming city
Liked least: the top flight of stairs- rather steep
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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danesy
Guildford, England
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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“Home from Home”
Reviewed September 17, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

What a lovely little house just a few minutes walk from the centre of Bruges.

We were very impressed with the photos we saw and the reviews we read on tripadvisor. Once I spoke to the owner Richard on the phone I knew that it would be a great place to stay.

We would have liked to stay for 2 nights but as we booked last minute we could only stay for one night but we will definitely stay here again next time we are in Bruges and recommend it to family and friends.

The place was very clean and welcoming. Richard had already provided us with a lot of info via tripadvisor including all the info about the house.

We took advantage of the parking garage round the corner which was great. Next time I will drive in and leave the car in for the duration. Bikes and walking are what Bruges is about.

On arrival we had a cup of tea and let our 18 month old daughter, who had been out all day, chill in front of Shrek 2, one of the many DVDs kindly left there for visitors to enjoy.

The whole house was very nice but the downstairs was especially lovely, with a very nice open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area.

The stairs were fine to manouvre with our 18 month old daughter but I am sure if I had tucked into a few more belgian beers then they might have been a bit tricky.

I loved it here and only wished that we had booked for a few more nights and didnt have to leave. I think next time we might visit as a couple or with friends as Bruges is a very pretty, medieval city.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
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teens74
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The only place to stay in Bruges”
Reviewed July 26, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We stayed at the Red House during May when my husband and I travelled with my mum and her partner. It was our first trip abroad and I booked the house based on the reviews on trip advisor. As soon as we gained access we could see how lovely the house was - perfect size for our party, with all the amenities we could need. The garage parking was ideal - just around the corner and meant we didn't have to worry about the car once. The house was really comfortable, and the location was fantastic. About 10 - 15 mins to the central Burg and Markt. We would not consider staying anywhere else in Bruges - why would you need to? And we definitely gope to come back - I have already recommended to anyone who will listen. Thanks so much Richard for helping make such a lovely holiday.

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Liked best: location and garage parking
Liked least: open staircase which meant sound travelled to top bedroom
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Beverley
Reviewed June 7, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: Tourist info & DVDs
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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