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The Famous Shoulder

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hardstoft, Chesterfield S45 8AF, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014
Martin D Gillingham, United Kingdom
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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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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
2 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 via mobile

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Warm and welcoming with friendly staff and good service. Casque mark CAMRA pub so good beers. I know the 2 for £10 is obviously limited but have had better in other pubs. The steak and ale pie was tasty but to bulk it out with minced beef and potatoes is not good - should have been named meat and potato... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Thought I would try the Shoulder again as the food last time was very good, but the service a bit " lacking" ? This time they got everything right ! Was quiet so maybe that helped with the service, but it was friendly, attentive and very efficient throughout. The meal was superb, smoked partridge breast starter and the poached salmon... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

We were traveling back to London and rather than the usual service stations we decided to try a pub near Hardwick Hall, our mid-way point. We stumbled upon The Shoulder and being a Sunday asked for their roast. The staff were incredibly friendly and the service fast, but not pushy. We probably didn't need the complimentary bread and oil, but... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Very clean and well kept,fine choice of beers,evening meal was excellent with a good menu ( i can personally recommend the pork belly,very very nice ).Our room was neat and well laid out, very clean,compact but every thing you need for a short stay.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Excellent choice of ales, very good evening meal and breakfast, clean rooms. The bathroom could have been a bit better (cracking paint and only an electric shower) and curtains on the windows would have helps (overlooking car park and main road) but otherwise faultless. Would stay again.

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Address: 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*
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