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Review of Abacus House

Cosy sunlit dining room
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73 reviews
Cosy sunlit dining room
Spacious lounge area
Your stylish home in Ypres
Spacious patio
Lounging in the sunlit patio
View from the wintergarden
Bathroom 2nd floor
View from single room 2nd floor
Twin room 2nd floor
Master bedroom 1st floor
Bathroom 1st floor
Twin room 1st floor
Reading corner master bedroom
Entry hallway
Wintergarden
Dinner is served !
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Townhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

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2387lees
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Before arrival we were contacted by Johan who gave us websites to view to make the most our stay in Ypres. On arrival at the house, which is 2 minutes walk from the Menin Gate and the market square, Johan greeted us, showed us around the house and explained how the house worked. The house is spacious, clean and very relaxing, the bathrooms are large, well set out and loads of room for clothes and bags. The garden is a bit of a sun trap and is ideal for relaxing after a day out and about. An excellent house and location, would recommend for those that wish to visit this historic town and location.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: beds had 2 single duvets rather that one double on the double beds
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Lalallama
Bedfordshire
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Lovely house in a great location”
Reviewed 21 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
2
people found this review helpful

There were just three of us staying in Abacus House so we had loads of room. Our teenage daughter took over the top floor which worked really well but this house would easily accommodate seven people with room to spare. We loved the light airy feel and the whole house was very comfortable with good quality beds and linen. The location is fantastic for exploring Ypres and further afield. Although there is not designated parking we had no trouble finding a space although sometimes not right outside the door.

With just over an hours drive from Calais this would be ideal for a short break.Ypres is lovely with plenty of shops and restaurants close by. There is a great fish shop and butchers just around the corner and a Carrefour 5 minutes walk away.
Johan was very helpful and the booking process and arrival/departure was very straight forward. We would not hesitate to recommend this house and hope to return again in the future.

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Liked best: Location and space
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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grumpydav...
Lancashire
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great place to be in 2014 not so in 1914”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
3
people found this review helpful

This has got to be one of the best locations in Ypres. 300m to Menin gate and Cloth Hall. Dozens of restaurants and plenty of good quality shops if that's what you want. Abacus house is well equipped and very comfortable. Just what we ended for our 4 day trip. The house is large and well capable of accommodating 8 adults.
Johan couldn't have been more helpful. We needed to change our arrangements because of a bereavement at the last minute.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: One bathroom was on ground floor
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Julie P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 13 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Excellent accommodation, very well equipped and beautifully decorated it was more like a home than a holiday letting. Anyone wanting to stay in Ypres would not be disappointed renting this house as it is also positioned excellently, near to the square and the Menin Gate. Johan was lovely and it seemed as though nothing was too much trouble.

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Clare J
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely experience”
Reviewed 13 February 2014 for a stay in February 2014

The house was really lovely, clean, bright and spacious and contained everything we needed. Johan the owner met us on arrival and showed us round the house and answered any questions we had. The house is brilliantly positioned with everything in walking distance. The beds are the best I have ever experienced in a rental property, it was a delight to get into them.

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Liked best: The beds
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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