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Skindles Holiday Home (24/26 people) and British Officers Club during WWI
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Skindles Holiday Home (24/26 people) and British Officers Club during WWI
Located in the center of Poperinge next to Talbot House Big garden
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20 reviews
Skindles Holiday Home (24/26 people) and British Officers Club during WWI
Located in the center of Poperinge next to Talbot House
Big garden
Garden view, camp fire
cosy salon in  Louis XVI style
Dinning Room
Skindles private bar
Big good equipped kitchen
12 comfortable bedrooms
picture of the bedroom on the second floor
Back packers room : 5 sleeping places. Kids love it !
In total : 7 bathrooms , all furnished in the same style
A group of friends celebrating new years eve 2017 at Skindles
Conveniently located for visits to all the nearby WW I(and WW II) sites of interest
Skindles Hotel used to be the Officers Club during WW I. We are  at 300 meters from Talbot house
Visiting the trenches
at 15 minutes drive from Last Post Ypres. Every evening blowing of the   Last Post at 20 PM
Tasting the world famous : Trappist West Vleteren (only 8 minutes drive from Skindles Guesthouse)
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Manor House -
6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 26
Poperinge, West Flanders Province

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1 review
“Wonderful accommodation for a large group”
Reviewed 14 May 2018 for a stay in May 2018

Amazing property and grounds, with an interesting and significant history. Very friendly and helpful owners who made sure that we were warmly welcomed and settled upon our arrival. The house is excellent for large groups, including stag and hen parties. There is plenty of room to spread out, and the large BBQ and fire pit were very welcome. There is lots of space outside in the garden and you are not overlooked. You are also not far from many of the local attractions, whilst there are shops close by within easy walking distance. There is also more than sufficient parking. Our group of 13 had a great stay and were sad to leave. Many thanks to Chantal for making our stay very enjoyable. Top marks.

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Michael W
1 review
“Great place to stay for a WW1 battlefield tour”
Reviewed 23 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Skindles is a great place to stay for a WW1 battlefield tour, not least as it was an officers club in WW1. The facilities are good, the rooms comfortable and the owners very helpful.

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Sue C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect for Group Travel”
Reviewed 21 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

Chantelle and Peter could not have been more accommodating for our stay. A group of 23 on a battlefield study. Ideally located within the historic town of Poperinge. The accommodation has been recently upgraded and the rooms are of a high quality. The historic former officer's-mess is great value for money.

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markh593
Honiton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed 19 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

What a fabulous location, rooms accommodation extremely flexible. We were a party of 24 on a Battlefield Study, of Flanders.

The hosts were simply fantastic, making us all feel so welcome. Breakfast was fantastic, Hommel Beer delicious... but don't have too many!

Fire pit in the garden for late night chats... and more beer

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Bill R
Nanaimo, Canada
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Perfect accommodation for a family reunion.”
Reviewed 21 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The Canadian, Scottish and English members of my family, twenty of us making up three generations, met up for five days in August to honour the sacrifice of my Great Uncle Tom, at Passchendaele. Skindles was perfect. Like a home from home with great bedroom accommodation, dining room, bar room, lounge and large kitchen. We spent all the evenings outdoors in the back garden sitting round a fire until late, and we barbecued one evening.
Peter and Chantal were truly marvellous hosts. Friendly and very helpful. Chantal helped each morning with the terrific breakfasts.
Skindles is perfectly situated in Poperinge to visit the great WW1 Memorials. One evening we chartered a bus to take us to the evening ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. We also visited Tyne Cot, Vimy Ridge and many other Memorials.
Another evening we booked a room in an excellent restaurant, just walking distance away, for the whole family to enjoy our last night together.
Chantal had numerous excellent suggestions for activities including hiring a pianist for an evening.
The local swimming pool was excellent for the children.
This was a truly memorable visit and we would love to go back to Skindles.

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