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Located less than 1.2 mi from the beaches of the North Sea, the Ara Dune Hotel offers a restaurant, an indoor children’s playground and an on-site shop. Free WiFi access is also available throughout the entire accommodations.

Elegantly decorated with soft colors and wooden interiors, the spacious rooms at the Ara Dune come with a flat-screen TV. They all include a mini-bar, safe and free tea/coffee facilities. The hotel has a roof terrace where guests can relax and enjoy a drink.

Guests can start their morning with a rich buffet breakfast. The restaurant and brasserie offers a selection of French and Belgian specialties, while a bar and tearoom is also available.

It is located 2.5 mi from the Theme Park Plopsaland. Guests can also take a ride around the area.

It is 9.3 mi from Dunkirk’s city center in France, and 25 mi from the Belgian beach resort of Oostende. Calais is 37 mi from this hotel. Free private parking is also provided.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Ara Dune Hotel has been welcoming guests since Feb 15, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Perroquet Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • De Panne Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Casino Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Central Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Need to check in at 1 early hrs of Saturday morning ?
    Dear Sir or Madam, could you mention your reservation date and name, please? What exactly is your concern? Thanks!
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • pets allowed?
    Dear, Pets are not allowed in the hotel rooms and the shop. In our restaurant, animals are welcome on our terrace and veranda. Kind regards - Reception Ara Dune Hotel
    Answered on 10 October 2021
  • Good afternoon, Is it possible to go directly to the beach? If so, how many kilometers is the coast? Thank you. Kind regards, Ms Eniko Kelemen-Zobor
    You can go directly from the hotel to the beach through the dunes. It is a 1.5 km walk to the water. Kind regards
    Answered on 6 May 2021
  • Hello, all your rooms (double or family) have double beds. Can you please confirm in on these double beds there are two separate, single duvets?
    Hello, All our rooms have a double bed (king size) and 1 large duvet. However, we do not have twin beds. If you would like 2x single duvets on a double bed, this is possible. Please specify in the reservation. Kind regards, Ara Dune Hotel
    Answered on 29 May 2022
Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Brasserie De Mol

    Food: Belgian

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Ara Dune Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Executive lounge access
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

Ara Dune Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Bancontact Ara Dune Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the reception closes from 19:00.

Please note that on the 31st of December the brasserie closes at 18:00 hrs. Therefore it will not be possible to dine at the brasserie of the hotel.

Please note that the Super Promo Comfort Room, Junior Suite and Comfort Room have a maximum occupancy of 2 adults. It is not possible to add extra beds to these rooms.

When booking a family room, please note that a extra charges apply for children older than 16 years old of EUR 20.

Please note the age of the children in the Special Requests box when booking.

Please inform Ara Dune Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Ara Dune Hotel

  • Check-in at Ara Dune Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Ara Dune Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Brasserie De Mol

  • Guests staying at Ara Dune Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Ara Dune Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ara Dune Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Walking tours

  • Ara Dune Hotel is 2.1 miles from the center of De Panne.

  • Room options at Ara Dune Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family