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General Introduction

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Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** is a magnificent hotel / restaurant with meeting rooms and party rooms, with an impressive panorama situated in a quiet natural park and protected landscape on the top of the Kemmelberg (Kemmel/Dranouter, Heuvelland near Ypres). This authentic country house was built in 1954 by Baron Jacques Bruneel de la Warande and is run as a family mountain hotel. It is situated only 10 minutes from the centre of the historical city of Ypres ("In Flanders Fields" Museum, Menin Gate, Vauban fortifications, Bellewaerde, ...) and about 25 km from Lille (France). It is a well known stop-over place for those who drive to the South of France or via "EuroTunnel" - "The Chunnel" to the United Kingdom.

If you are an international traveller, tourist or business person you can also visit this page with general information for you.

Hotel/Restaurant Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** is located in 1) a protected nature reserve, 2) a protected landscape, 3) a protected archaeological area and 4) in a Birds Directive area.
Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** is situated in 1) a nature protection area, 2) a protected landscape, 3) a protected archaeological area and 4) a habitat directive area.

The hotel has a gourmet restaurant (listed in the Gault & Millau and Michelin guides) and serves fine, seasonal French cuisine with contemporary touches. Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** organises your banquets (wedding, communion, ...), club meetings, company meetings (seminars, product presentations, ...), and so on. There are various party rooms and meeting rooms.

Guests can visit the informelere barEnjoy a cocktail or other drinks in the lounge or on the sheltered terraces. All these spaces have an unforgettable view on the French-Flemish plain.

Approximately 2/3 of the hotel/restaurant Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** guests are Belgian, the remaining guests are almost equally spread over France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
Approximately 2/3 of the hotel/restaurant Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** guests are Belgian, the remaining guests are almost equally distributed over France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

It generous breakfast buffet with bubbles is served in the lounge with fireplace

The hotel has 23 rooms, each with its own bath and/or shower, minibar, WiFi, bathrobes/slippers, etc. . There are both ECO(logical) rooms of 15 m² available as large luxury junior suites with separate rain showers and modern jacuzzis up to more than 50m².

Hostellerie Mont Kemmel  **** regularly receives private limited companies, heads of state or government, members of the royal family, ambassadors, etc. but also "John Doe". Everyone is pampered in the same way. As host Philippe Vercoutter says: "Whether you come for a "pot of coffee" or a "pot of caviar": it doesn't matter". ;-)
Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** regularly receives private limited companies, heads of state or government, members of the royal family, ambassadors, etc. but also "John Doe". Everyone is pampered in the same way. As host Philippe Vercoutter says: "Whether you come for a "pot of coffee" or a "pot of caviar": it doesn't matter." 😉
Many of the hotel guests come to enjoy the peace and quiet and follow the well signposted walks.
Many of the hotel guests come to enjoy the peace and quiet and follow the well signposted walks.
The Kemmelberg and the Heuvelland are a true paradise for people who like mountain bikes or just bicycles. Bicycles can be reserved at the reception of Hostellerie Mont Kemmel .
The Kemmelberg and the Heuvelland are a true paradise for people who like mountain bikes or just bicycles. Bicycles can be reserved at the reception of Hostellerie Mont Kemmel .

The hotel has been awarded the international eco-label "The Green Key".

Logo of The Green Key

Our hotel, restaurant, meeting rooms and party rooms have already received several awards thanks to its dynamic team: an "Award of Excellence 2020" from Booking.com (8.7/10) and a "2020 Travellers' Choice" from Trip Advisor (HMK is in the top 25 of small hotels in Belgium). Hostellerie Mont Kemmel **** complies with the four-star standard (HOTREC standard).

On 28 April 2015 she also received the international quality mark "The Green Key"and on 22 June 2015 the quality label Q-label ("Quality Service" label) from Westtoer. The latter was renewed at the beginning of June 2018 for another 3 years: 2018-2019-2020.