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Batin

Ypres

Madame Laetitia Brouwers

Adj. Masscheleinlaan 18

8900 Ieper/Ypres

Tel. 0032 (0) 57 202723

Bed & Breakfast

(In fact, the first official B&B in Ypres)

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soilsister

people can stay at our place , , if you go to Romagne sous Montfaulcon , we have a double room , and a room with two single beds available , simple village house , , near meuse argonne cemetery , +- 10 km away from the cemetery , 30 euros a night for 2 , breakfast included ...space to put motorcycle inside ...within reasonable distance from the fort of Vaux and douaumont , half an hour drive from Verdun ....

..... kitchen can be used to prepare additional meals and we have a jacuzzi, smoking accepted ...

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Terence Munson

YPRES

Accommodation Name.........B&B De Potyze (3 km from Menen Gate)

Postal address....................Zonnebeekseweg 359, B-8900 Leper

Phone number....................+32(0)57 20 34 43

Email address.....................info@potyze.com

Website URL ......................http://www.potyze.com Click Here

Name of proprietor(s)..........Paul and Mimi

Cheers, Terry

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MACRAE

Chris

As we live in a mobile and gadget age why not ask if any of these places have free WIFI access as I know I for one like to keep up to date with my emails etc and I am sure that there are plenty of others on the forum like myself take there laptop with them and would like access I know that Varlet Farm and Avril Williams have free WIFI for sure are there others who provide this service ?.

Dan

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Deerhunter

Ladies and Gentlemen,

When visiting the Somme, I can unreservedly recommend:

Otago View,

48 Rue Principale,

80360 Flers

Tel: 0033 3 22 85 47 23

www.fieldsoffrance.com

Owners: Peter and Hilary Smith

The offer an excellent B&B Service, battlefield tours, cycle hire, and will provide evening meals if requested.

My son and I visited recently, and were immediately impressed by the warmth, and general "helpfulness" of Peter and Hilary - nothing was too much trouble. Peter is an avid collector, and is well-versed on all things Great War, my family and I will definitely be booking with them again.

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warbuff1

Somme

Trones View

Chemin de Maurepas

80360 Longueval

Somme,France

Email: thewrights@tronesview.com

Tel/Fax: (From UK)

0033 322 851 550

Just had an amazing weeks stay with Peter & Sarah. This is a real home from home and such lovely people cant do enough for you. And of course the full english breakfast is a bonus :). Directly opposite Delvile Wood perfect location for exploring the Somme and right in heart of battlefields

Wayne

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hudsonswhistle

Ipres

Accommodation Name.........B&B te lande

Postal address.................... Kasteelstraat 4, 8980 Geluveld (Zonnebeke)

Phone number....................+32(0)57 46 62 47

Email address.....................willy.taillieu@pandora.be

Website URL ......................http://www.bbtelande.be

Name of proprietor(s)..........willy and josee taillieu

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hudsonswhistle

Ipres

same owners above

Accommodation Name - poezeelhoekvallei

Address - Louwagie Poezelhoekstraat 4 8980 Geluveld (Zonnebeke)

Phone + 32 (0)57 46 62 47

E-mail willy.taillieu@pandora.be

web site www.poezelhoekvallei.be

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dfaulder

I have updated my attempt to map these locations on WF Accommodation. Please let me know via this thread (or PM) of any errors, additions or deletions.

David

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Michelle Young

Bray Sur Somme Chambre D'Hotes

La Maison Du Lavoir

2 double ensuite bedrooms , kitchen area. Evening meals on request, very good breakfast. Lovely gardens and very friendly owners. Free WiFi

LAGACHE Marie-Hélène

2, rue du 1er septembre

80340 Bray-sur-Somme

Tel : +33(03)-22-76-03-63

Port : +33(06)-09-80-73-14

mh.lagache@wanadoo.fr

http://www.lamaisondulavoir.fr/indexsecond.php?lang=eng

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burlington

There is also:

Patricia et Alain CORBIERE

9 rue Edouard Ruelle

80440 BLANGY-TRONVILLE

03 22 47 50 64

Nr Villers-B, Roye, Corbie, and a few K's SE of Amiens. Just off the Amiens-St Quentin road.

I have not stayed there myself but will be in October.

Their website is HERE

Martin

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Freeminer
Somme

Accommodation Name - Les Galets

Postal address - Route de Beaumont, Auchonvillers, 80560 Somme

Phone / fax number - 0033322 762879

Email address if known - jlrenshaw@fastmail.fm

Website URL if known - http://www.lesgalets.com/

Name of proprietor(s) if known - Julie Renshaw

Stephen

Stayed here August 2009, great price for campers great welcome, great location for walkers too.

Highly reccomended for under canvas tourers, best value site out of the three we have stayed at in the region.

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Michelle Young

Gite de l'olivier

5 rue d'Arleux

62530 Willerval

Tel 00333 21 22 53 11

emilieduquesnoy@orange.fr

brand new gite sleeps 5 persons in 2 bedrooms, well equipped and furnished, friendly owners. WiFi available.

Excellently positioned for visiting the Arras area and good for Loos and the Somme.

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532SQN
My choice accomodation in the Salient (if I really must stay behind real walls! :D )...

Kasteelhof t'Hooge

Meenseweg 481

B-8902 Ieper

Tel: 00 32 (0) 57 / 46 87 87

Fax: 00 32 (0) 57 / 46 87 58

Email:kasteelhof.thooghe@belgacom.net

http:// www.hotelkasteelhofthooghe.be/

Dave

Hi: I have stayed at the above location found everything to be great including the meals and the beer!! Big parking area and close to Ypres.

Cheer

Rick

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Deerhunter

Ypres

Gasthof 't Zweerd (300m from the Cloth Hall)

Grote Markt 2

8900 Ieper

Tel: 057 20 04 75

Fax: 057 21 78 96

zweerd@pandora.be

www.tzweerd.be

Good quality hotel accommodation, reasonably priced, with a Brasserie attached - good breakfasts.

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Michelle Young

Aisne area

Free Wifi as well.

http://gite-de-france-aisne.site.voila.fr/

Michelle

(Can I again ask that this thread be pinned in Battlefield Touring instead of Classics please?

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dfaulder

or pin a closed thread in Battlefield Touring which contains a link to this thread?

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tomstorrow

We've stayed at the Campanile on the outskirts of Peronne - simple, clean motel-style hotel with decent bistro attached - good base for Historial and touring. Not as small/personal as a B&B (we stayed at Varlet Farm on same trip) but very covenient with the bistro onsite.

Hotel Campanile, Peronne.

Route de Paris, 80200, Peronne

We checked availability and booked online via www.campanile.com

Tom

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balbeggie

correction to website address posted as it changed during the year:

Accommodation Name = Avril Williams Guest House and Tea Room

Postal address = 10 Rue Delattre 80560 Auchonvillers SOMME FRANCE

Phone number = Tel/Fax: + 33 (0)3 22 76 23 66

Email address = avwilliams@nordnet.fr

Website = www.avrilwilliams.eu

Name of proprietor(s) = Avril Williams

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Marienkäfer

Two places I would recommend that don't appear to be listed are:

Mash Valley B& B

56 Route de Bapaume

La Boisselle

Somme

TEL: 0322746719

www.mashvalley.com (I think)

Owners are Brian & Linda Gibson

All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and it is really well placed as is.....

Butterworth Farm

off the Bazentin Road on Butterworth Lane (Chemin de Butterworth)

POZIERES

Somme

TEL: 0322740447

www.butterworth-farm.com

named after the Shropshire Lad in the DLI

owned by the Mayor: Bernard Delattre and his wife Marie

very pleasant building with communal lounge & kitchen and en-suite facilities

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Fred van Woerkom

Y P R E S

My wife and I visited B&B HORTENSIA, 196 Rijselsestraat. The new owners are Véronique and Michael, a charming young couple. Their B&B is near the Lille Gate, so only five minutes walk from the Grand' Place and ten minutes from the Menin Gate.We had a very nice room, airy and light and no noises from the street outside.

Véronique does an excellent breakfast (with scrambled eggs !). Free parking round the corner.

Their garage can house up to six motorbikes and they have bicycles for hire.

The website is www.bbhortensia.be, their address os bbhortensia@hotmail.com, their mobile telephone is 00 32 47 38 48 407.

They work together with Charlotte of Varlet Farm. She also has plenty of room for motorcycles and bicycles for hire.

Varlet Farm : www.varletfarm.com , info@varletfarm.com , telephone 00 32 51 77 78 59, 43 Willemstraat, Poelkapelle.

In fact, when we contacted Charlotte for a room, she said that she was full up and she recommended Véroniqe and Michael of Hortensia.

What better recommendation can you have ?

All the best,

Fred van Woerkom

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SiegeGunner

TonyE and I went to the unveiling of the Tunnelers Memorial at Givenchy-lès-la-Bassée last weekend and stayed at a delightful farmhouse B&B that we can certainly recommend to forum pals. La Niche at Vieille Chapelle/Richebourg is ideally located for access to Fromelles/Aubers/Neuve Chapelle/Festubert in one direction and La Bassée/Lens/Loos/Arras in the other.

A warm welcome from the owner, Catherine Dronkert, beautiful surroundings, comfortable rooms and the free use of a television lounge, dining room and well-equipped kitchen, plus a barbecue and garden tables outside, made for a most enjoyable stay. The generous continental breakfast includes delicious home-made jams. For nature lovers, there is even a pond with resident water voles.

Catherine Dronkert

La Niche

2355/31 Rue Marsy

62136 Vieille Chapelle/Richebourg

www.la-niche.fr

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