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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 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.9
Location
8.4
Free Wifi
9.4
High score for De Panne
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Keith
    United States of America United States of America
    It is a very nice place. The room was great, restaurant was good. The staff was great.
  • Kiril
    Belgium Belgium
    Nice and cosy little hotel. Ideal for a vacation around the dunes. Very welcoming staff.
  • Tracey
    Australia Australia
    Absolutely spotless. A small supermarket, coffee shop, and restaurant close by. There is plenty of parking right at the front of the hotel.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Brasserie De Mol
    • Cuisine
      Belgian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian

Amenities of Ara Dune Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Bowling
    Off-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • 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
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible 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
  • 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
General
  • 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
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules
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Check-in
From 15:00 to 19:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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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
Pets are not allowed.
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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

  • 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: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

  • 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.

  • Yes, Ara Dune Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

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

  • Room options at Ara Dune Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Ara Dune Hotel is 2.1 miles from the center of De Panne. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.