Standard of Accommodation
Group accommodation on our tours to the battlefields of the Western Front & Dunkirk includes 3* & 4* hotels. Ideal for Veteran & Ex-Services Associations, professional groups, historical & literary associations or similar groups. The accommodation featured below includes three of our more popular hotels. Featured hotels are convenient for the visiting following battlefields: Ypres & Passchendaele, Dunkirk, Vimy Ridge, The Somme, Cambrai & Hindenburg Line.
Ypres & Dunkirk Accommodation
4* Pax Hotel, Diksmuide: The Pax is a five-minute walk from the town centre & twenty minutes from Ypres by coach. It is a family-owned hotel which is part of the Best Western group. Evening meals are taken in the de Vrede Hotel in the Grote Markt of Diksmuide which is also owned by the same family. The Grote Markt also offers several convivial bars.
Convenient for: Ypres, Messines, Passchendaele & Dunkirk.
Further away: Vimy Ridge (80 minutes), Arras (90 minutes), The Somme (2 hours, 30 minutes).
Rooms: 37 twin & double rooms with en-suite facilities, free WiFi, TV, desk
Other facilities: Lift to all floors, breakfast room, meeting room & recreation room with pool tables & computer suite (WiFi-enabled) & coach parking
Other hotels in the area: 3* Novotel, Ypres, 3* Flanders Lodge, Ypres
Arras & Somme Accommodation
3* Holiday Inn Express, Arras: The Holiday Inn Express, Arras is located in an attractive and lively area near to the railway station and is five-to-ten minutes’ walk from the Grand’Place. There are several bars & cafés nearby.
Convenient for: Vimy Ridge (15 minutes), The Somme (30 minutes) and also Cambrai (40 minutes).
Further away: Messines (50 minutes), Ypres & Passchendaele (1 hour)
Rooms: 98 twin & double bedrooms with en-suite facilities, WiFi, TV, desk & tea/coffee-making facilities.
Other facilities: Lift to all floors, dining room, bar & lounge area, meeting rooms & coach parking.
Other hotels in the area: 3* Moderne Arras, 3* Mercure, Arras 2* Ibis, Albert
3* Ibis Hotel, Cambrai: The Ibis is situated less than two miles from the city centre & is within twenty minutes’ drive of the Louverval Memorial. Its location provides excellent access to the Cambrai battlefield.
Convenient for: Cambrai, Hindenburg Line & St Quentin Canal
Further away: Vimy Ridge (35 minutes), Arras (45 minutes), The Somme (1 hour)
Rooms: 52 twin & double rooms with en-suite facilities. There are a limited number of single rooms also available. Each room has a TV, free WiFi & a desk.
Other facilities: Restaurant, bar & lounge area, meeting rooms & coach parking.