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Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Monsal Head Hotel
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  • Location
    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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Mansfield UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Stables Bar is separate to the main hotel building. It would be, seeing as it obviously was once a stables. Very nicely converted it still has the original floor that has some amusing features - just look down when you're sat in one of the stalls. A great range of real ales are offered and it is staffed by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for one night recently: Pros: amazing location, great service, comfortable bed. Cons: Rooms are run down and carpet in the room was dirty. Shower was not cleaned and the shampoo and body wash from previous guests were still sitting on top of shower unit half empty. The shower pressure was pretty poor. Others: food was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To meet up with my sister, we chose a spot halfway between Otley and Telford. Wife's internet roving came up with this place. We got a room that had not been done up yet (according to the manager), but it was fine. Amazing views of the Wye valley, and interesting walks. But the food was wonderful. Thoughtful, careful cooking, in... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned back from another great weekend away at the Monsel Head, Hotel - located just above the monsel trail viaduct. THe hotel is well managed and employs friendly, welcoming staff. The food is second to none, we enjoyed 2 nights of 3 course meals and breakfasts the following day where the staff make sure you do not go hungry.... More 

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Derbyshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch this week having heard great things about the food. We were very warmly welcomed by the Manager and his delightful wife and shown to a table by a roaring log burner which was very welcome on a chilly afternoon. We ordered our food and a local beer and a very nice glass of wine and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little place stayed just one night felt very welcome the moment I stepped in the place my bedroom was clean and comfortable had all I could want I drank and eat in the stables bar good choice of drinks and food on offer staff very knowledgable about food and drink very friendly and welcoming all in all... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I attended the Monsal Head Hotel for a 2 day stay in November. On arrival in the evening there was no one on reception and when I finally located the bell a very unhelpful young lady arrived at the desk. I travel extensively but this young lady made me feel that I was a huge pain in the bottom. The... More 

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derbyshirew, General Manager at Monsal Head Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debbie L, Thank you for your husbands response we do not agree with any of the comments as your Husband was looked after very by all our staff including his special request for a take away steak sandwich as he was in a hurry. Our rooms do not smell have recently been repainted and decorated where needed and the... More 

Fuengirola, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

we had a lovely two hour walk and then went to the pub, we were thrusty and hungry! we were delighted to find that they were still serving food at 2pm, our dogs were very welcome, the place was superb, so warm with the fire on and the staff very lovely, specially the nice young chap behind the bar! Our... More 

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derbyshirew, General Manager at Monsal Head Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FAmiliapughcor, Thank you for your fantastic review, it nice to see that our food great, our service lovely, the place superb and all very good value for money. You have got our business completely right as this is how we like to portray ourselves. We genuinely look forward to welcoming you back soon and if not before Christmas why... More 

Sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

There are many great things to say about this place: - the views, the cosy fire, the food is served all day long so great if you want a late lunch! We had a lovely warm welcome however service after that was dreadful! The waitress came over to clear a starter that wasn't finished but instead of going away &... More 

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derbyshirew, General Manager at Monsal Head Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SheffieldButterfly Firstly I can not apologise enough for the many shortfalls that have occurred during your recent visit and I promise you now that this will be resolved and the person responsible held accountable. Negative service in this day and age is unacceptable as the guest is King and I see no reason why a member of my team... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights during half term and had a wonderful stay. The room was clean and comfy with a wonderful monsoon shower. The staff are friendly and efficient and the restaurant food was delicious. The breakfast was of a high quality too. With lovely views as well it all added up to a brilliant break. We walked to... More 

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derbyshirew, General Manager at Monsal Head Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue S, We are really pleased that not only did you enjoy your visit at our hotel but you also enjoyed the surrounding areas. Having the Monsal Trail right on your door step is a wonderful thing, and yes Hassop station is a great stop off where I visit quite frequently when I take my 2 springer spaniels for... More 

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Additional Information about Monsal Head Hotel

Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Monsal Head Bakewell

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