Diksmuide, Belgium Hotel| Best Western Hotel Pax | Diksmuide, BE

  

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Best Western Hotel Pax

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Heilig Hart Plein 2
Diksmuide, 8600
Belgium

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Hotel Overview

Diksmuide, situated in the middle of Flanders Fields, is a destination filled with sheer wonder. The cloth industry and dairy production once made this town rich. Hence you can still discover surprisingly picturesque corners while walking through the old town. Many monuments, cemeteries and trenches remind us of the horror of the First World War 1914-1918.

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The endless views invite you to walk or take a boat trip on the Yser. You will pass through enchanting villages, experience the openness of the region and admire the protected nature areas.

At a 5 minute walk from the Market Place you’ll find the Pax-tower, the Crypt and the Yser-tower (Ijsertoren). All together they form the European Peace domain. In this museum of 22 floors you get an idea how life was during the First World War. Smell the chloral and mustard gas, feel the fear of soldiers in the Trenches of Death. At a height of 84 meters you have a magnificent view over Diksmuide and the entire Westhoek region.

25,638 soldiers found their resting-place at the German Military Cemetery of Vladslo-Praetbos. The Mourning Parent is a moving sculpture by Käthe Kollwitz, an important German expressionistic artist. She created it out of sorrow and love for her 18 year old son Peter who was killed in the Great War.

Diksmuide is the ideal accommodation place to discover the Battle Fields.

You can reach Leper in 20 km, Brugge in 35 km. You can drive to Calais in 1 hour and 30 minutes, Zeebrugge in 1 hour. The seacoast in Newport is only 20 minutes away.

We hope you will be interested in our town and us. If you are nearby don’t hesitate to come and have a look. You’re welcome! Enjoy your stay.

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No pets allowed
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Traveler Reviews

“School WW1 Battlefields Visit”
By mbarrrytoffee2
Stockport, United Kingdom on 16-Jul-17

I have been using this hotel for at least 15 years as a base for my school's students to study the battlefields of World War One and it has never disappointed, either under the previous owner, the...

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“Battlefield tour”
By Q128HAadamg
Halifax, United Kingdom on 09-Jun-17

Stayed here with a group of 19 people on a battlefield tour visiting Waterloo and Ypres. Check out and check in was very easy and you can tell they are used to dealing with large groups. The rooms...

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“A good stay”
By Jonathan C
on 02-Jun-17

My son and I stayed here for one night and were not disappointed. We had no reservation but the young manager made us so welcome. The hotel will lose its Best Western Flag soon and I suspect will go...

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“Great hotel”
By neviscarr
Liverpool, United Kingdom on 20-Apr-17

This hotel is a real gem, ideally located in the town, it is spotless inside, the rooms are clean and very comfortable, dinning and the bar area great. The owner managed to feed breakfast to our...

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“Battlefields visit group”
By GlasgowScotty
glasgow on 18-Apr-17

We stayed here for two nights as part of a School visit programme to the WW1 battlefields. The staff were very helpful towards both the young people and teachers in our group, and handled the large...

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel

  • Complimentary full breakfast - buffet
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff (English, French, German, Dutch)
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guest laundry
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Doctor on-call
  • Elevator
  • Free parking
  • Banquet facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference services
  • Secretarial services
  • Fax services
  • Catering

Room

  • Cable satellite television
  • Room service
  • Dataports
  • Desk/work area
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Cribs, available
  • Rollaway beds, available

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