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The Famous Shoulder

4.0 of 5 Deep Lane, Hardstoft, Chesterfield S45 8AF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I were over the moon when we found out the shoulder was under new ownership. The old owner was totally inexperienced and it showed. He ran this wonderful place into the ground. But as soon as we found out he'd gone we came and it was lovely, new owners new atmosphere and finally some great food. I... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous time, the meal was delicious the staff are excellent they really couldn't do enough for you . The rooms are lovely and cozy, breakfast was just what I needed after a long night with sambucca highly recommended 😀

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late on Friday evening although the kitchen was closed but they were more than happy to make us dinner, the beer was excellent and the staff all charming! The room was clean and comfortable a true little gem will be returning soon thank you for an enjoyable relaxing weekend

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Matlock, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stayed here last night rooms nice, staff friendly and really nice country location. Just been reopened by new owner and the restaurant was also good with a menu around British tapas. Would recommend Really enjoyed our night here will be back soon

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I, with friends, turned up here after walking, 3 times within a month to find the place closed at lunch-time. This, despite a large sign outside saying it was open every day from 12 noon. Whatever the reason for closure, they couldn't be bothered to put a sign at the entrance to the car-park to say it was closed. On... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I were booked in for a night in July by Late Rooms. Unfortunately there was no record of the booking and no accommodation available. The barman recommended the Twing Oaks near by which was very nice.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Good Food, Mattress fine, shower good and piece and quiet. However although a great location the bedroom (5) lacked any sort of a view. I was not expecting the Sydney Opera House or The Hanging Gardens of Babylon or Herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically...? however no view out of either facing window. And then we get to the breakfast. Tasted... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food is really excellent but the bedrooms could be so much better with a little excellent care and attention. Only had one bedside light, no stool for the dressing table and the carpet could do with a clean. There was no hot water from the tap (luckily the shower was electric) and no heating. Would not have been so... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We stayed here for two nights while visiting with family locally. The staff were very attentive and went out of their way to be helpful and thoughtful. The rooms are tastefully decorated, cosy, clean and quiet. Breakfast was fantastic each morning and we ate in the restaurant on one of the nights - the food was excellent, would have loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We had my mums 80th with all the family Good food Service brilliant We were looked after well No complaints whatsoever Fantastic location and lovely inside especially with the log fire j can recommend for a meal or just a drink

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Address: Deep Lane, Hardstoft, Chesterfield S45 8AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Chesterfield > Hardstoft
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Famous Shoulder 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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