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Earlier today, 17 December, my wife, a family friend, and I went for lunch at Alison House.
From the moment we walked in we were made very welcome, drinks were ordered and menus provided. The whole feel of the hotel was very homely.
Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Nigel D
Response from alisonhouse, Manager at Alison House HotelResponded yesterday
Thank you Nigel for your Lovely review and we glad you all enjoyed your Lunch, we look forward to seeing you again in 2019,
Merry Christmas to you all
Visited here today for a family 50th birthday..we had a carvery..food was of excellent qulity..best we have had in a long time..really pleasent staff who couldnt do enough for you..we shall be calling here again..Great day 👍
Date of stay: November 2018
Response from AlisonHouse, Manager at Alison House HotelResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review, and we hope to see you in the future,
Sorry to say the rooms were nice but bathroom was grubby and we have stayed in better accomodation at cheaper prices was very outdated and tired looking
Our evening meal was very ordinary and quite bland and our breakfast was shocking undercooked eggs and bacon...More
We stayed in one of the annex rooms , and was bitterly disappointed to say the least
Upon checking in we was taken to what we can only describe as a poorly decorated 1970s unclean box of a room
We had a quick look at...More
My husband and I just stayed at Alison hotel last night and I wish we had been able to stay longer. What a lovely hotel in beautiful grounds. We had a great dinner, chatted to other guests over a lovel glass of wine. Breakfast the...More
Nestled within 7 acres of peaceful grounds and gardens, just a short walk from Cromford and Matlock Bath, this elegant Georgian-style House offers locally sourced food, free Wi-Fi and parking.Originally built …Moreby the Arkwright family and set in the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, this recently renovated 18th Century Country House is the ideal base for those wishing to explore the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. With its tranquil surroundings and relaxing atmosphere, it evokes an elegant charm that is almost impossible to resist. All of the 16 en-suite rooms are tastefully decorated and serviced to the highest of standards. As one would expect from a property of this calibre, all rooms include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from, including Single, Small Double, Classic Double or Twin and Deluxe Room types as well as delightful self-catering cottage located just across the courtyard. Alison House is pet friendly and they accept well-behaved dogs in their Ground Floor rooms at a small charge.Overlooking the gardens, the elegant restaurant has earned a well-deserved reputation amongst locals for the quality of its cuisine. With the emphasis on using fresh locally sourced produce wherever possible, they offer a classic British menu and an extensive wine list.With such wonderful surroundings and great facilities, the Hotel is the ideal venue for special occasions particularly weddings where they have three rooms licensed for the ceremony. The self-contained Garden Suite is also perfect for a variety of business events and is fully equipped to cater to all kinds of meetings, seminars and training courses.The Hotel is situated in the heart of Derbyshire in the village of Cromford just a 7 minute drive from Matlock. They also ample on-site parking for all guests. The city of Derby is just under a 30 minute drive away and offers excellent public transport links. There is also a local train station at Cromford just a 20 minute walk from the Hotel. For those flying in, East Midlands International Airport is a 45 minute drive away.The surrounding Derbyshire countryside is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the country and nowhere is this more evident than the nearby Peak District National Park. Outdoor enthusiasts will certainly be in their element and there are plenty of footpaths and walks in the immediate area, rock-climbing, potholing and caving in the many limestone dales as well as canoeing and sailing on the River Derwent or Carsington Water. Other nearby attractions include the Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath, a fantastic hill-top park with its own cable car system, the Blue John Cavern in Castleton, a fascinating series of underground caves, and the family-fun of Gulliver’s Kingdom theme park. There are also several stately homes and gardens just a short drive from the Hotel including the magnificent Chatsworth House and the enchanting Haddon Hall. Less
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