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The Staff of Life

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“calke abbey”(11 reviews)
“the pub”(19 reviews)
“b b”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Kaye the owner was lovely and friendly during our stay. She showed us to our room. We had the superior country room which was gorgeously decorated and spotlessly clean. Kaye told us that this was the piggery! The room had lovely high ceiling and was...More

Thank skye1234
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

4 adults, 4 boys & 3 labradors - been to Foremark Resevoir & decided to stop somewhere for lunch. This was our first stop, couldn't fit us all inside but decided to stay & sit outside and we're glad we did. Various meals tried including...More

Thank moira88win68
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Rooms are good size and well fitted out. Food is excellent and service was first rate. Only small problem is complete lack of mobile signal. Some might see this as an advantage but can be a problem if you need to make urgent contact

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable​ visit, staff very friendly and attentive. The food was very good in particularly the breakfast​. The owner Kaye ensured we were satisfied with the service and had a great sense of humour, which is always appreciated when you are in...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We called here for a light bite lunch and was pleasantly surprised. This was our first visit here and the staff were very welcoming and friendly and the food was excellent. We will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Karen R
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Price range
US$105 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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RosieT2
15 October 2014|
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Response from RayLynn2013 | Reviewed this property |
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"There are two larger rooms, a liitle more expensive but certainly worth the extra"
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"There are deluxe rooms for those wanting a little more comfort."
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"Superior rooms are all ground based, and have their own private entrances."
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"All rooms are quiet and comfortable"
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