Ibis Arras Centre Les Places
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Arras Centre Les Places
I have on numerous occassions stayed in this hotel, en route to Eastern Europe, or returning to the UK. This is just a convenience hotel, surrounded with typical french culture and resturants/ bars around its traditional square.
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We had completed 279 miles from home to Arras, in France. Sixty nine miles from Calais to Arras was the most enjoyable, with spacious motorways cutting through farming fields during the harvest season.
I had always dreaded the challenges of riding on the M1, and in particular M25 back in the UK, but that was behind us when we rolled out of the Eurotunnel with such ease!
... had a very fine opinion of herself, as is demonstrated by the initials that are on every side on the New Hall, as well as her crest in both the Old Hall and the New Hall.
From here, we headed down to Tring where we used a Caravan Club Certificated Location for a few nights and spend a day catching with Rob & Linda Van Geene. Whilst waiting for Rob & Lin to arrive, we went for a walk and discovered some of the grounds that used to by ...
... and "hefty lefty" (thanks Tim) to keep us on the correct side of the road in moments of crisis..........our relationship with our Sat Nav improved greatly when we got used to her accent and we became confident in her abilities. Our run back to Paris was flawless with not a misake, and following her directions got us in on time with no frayed tempers! We liked her so much we are going to meet ...
... truely great museum had heaps of fun.
Then a quick change in the bus for the Menin Gate Ceremony. We had dinner in Berlin and then cake for Alex feng's birthday.
The Menin Gate Ceremony was really good. Stood with a couple from Canada who were really nice and talkative. As Kings, we lay a wreath. It was pretty much an ANZAC service, with the last post, ode, minute silence etc. Then the local choir sang during the wreath ...
... of Arras by the allies on 7th September 1944. There was a large fair and a firework display in the squares..
At just after midnight and there being no obvious signs of any taxi's being available, we managed to 'blag' the chef at the restaurant we had been eating and drinking at, for a lift back to the hotel as walking back wasn't fancied by any of us.
Mileage - 94 (including the unscheduled tour of Calais)
Total mileage - 302