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Monsal Head Hotel

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Monsal Head Hotel
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Bakewell
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Rating summary
  • 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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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Extremely good food & service. Booked a table for 6 in the restaurant on Friday night. The location is wonderful & the premises are really comfortable. After a very warm welcome when we arrived, I started to prepare for the catch!! I’m delighted to say there wasn’t one! The food was to a very high standard & well presented. The... More

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Cambridge
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having had a brief 1 night stay last year, we thought we would head back to the Monsal Head Hotel for a longer stay to better enjoy some local hostelry and scenic beauty. We elected to stayed for 3 nights this time. Located directly on the Monsal Trail the hotel is ideally positioned for walking; idyllic surroundings and a number... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my girlfriend and our night included a three course meal and breakfast. The food was incredible. Perfection. I felt like I was in Australia, the quality was so good. The room was pleasant enough. Newly decorated, tastefully designed and very clean. Awesome converted stables bar with great real ales. As for the view; the hotel sits right above... More

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

Dear castino Thank you for your excellent feedback regarding your stay with us. Our head chef does make it a priority to use the best local suppliers for our menus. We do look forward to seeing you again, in the coming months Kindest regards Andrew Heron Duty manager More

sheffield uk
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
30 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

NB, this place is effectively a pub at Monsal Head. We popped in for a late lunch (4.15 pm on 29.3.14), and found a table by the bar. The dogs were welcome, and the beer was good - so a great start. There were 5 of us and we had two beef pies, one lasagne, one jacket potato with cheese... More

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

Dear tim99 Thank you for providing us with such wonderful feedback regarding you visit to us on the afternoon of 29.3.14. We do enjoy it when we are visited by dogs and their well behaved owners, I do hope that they received some of the treats from the bar we look forward to you and your canine companions visiting us... More

Burt
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from my son's wedding reception and evening party on 4th April held at The Monsal Head Hotel. We had the most amazing time at the hotel, the service and food were fantastic. Keith and his staff were superb all the way through the day and evening and nothing was too much bother. Definitely be back on... More

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

Dear Linda R Thank you for posting your brilliant feed back. I would like to again congratulate your son on his wedding and wish him and his new wife all the best in the coming years. I would also like to thank you for your kind words, and myself and the team are looking forward to you next stay with... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just come back after a weekend at the Monsal Head hotel, helping my husband celebrate his 60th birthday....with 46 friends and family. Keith and Hannah were brilliant in helping me organise the event and come the evening itself, they and their staff could not have been more helpful, friendly or efficient. The food was excellent - served hot... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night recently for a surprise birthday party for a friend we had a really great time, wonderful food, really helpful staff especially Keith I would really recommend this hotel and we cant wait to visit again

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

Dear indiemos Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us on Saturday night. Myself and the team are delighted that we could make your stay with us a wonderful experience and we hope that we see you in the near future Kindest Regards Andrew Heron Duty Manager More

yorkshire
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned after a surprise birthday treat. From the moment we stepped through the front door it was amazing very friendly, although our rooms were not ready (which we did expect as it was early) we were able to leave our bags and set off walking. We arrived back t find our bags in our rooms which were very comfortable... More

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

Dear Wicker10 Thank you for your brilliant feedback. We strive to make every guests stay with us as memorable as possible. I have passed your compliments onto our kitchen team and they have assured me that the sticky toffee will be waiting for your return. Kindest regards Andrew Heron Duty Manager More

la lannta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for 1 night with friends for a surprise Birthday treat, from the moment we booked the service and attention to detail was amazing, the rooms was excellent and even had a welcome drink waiting in our rooms, the food did not disappoint either I can say hand on heart we cannot wait until we return thank you so... More

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

Dear Carl and Chris Thank you for your feedback regarding your Birthday surprise, myself and the team at the Monsal Head are delighted that we could be a part of a memorable journey for you. Looking forward to your return to us in the coming months Kindest regards Andrew Heron Duty Manager More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

we been before last year to eat in the stable bar it was lovely so when my parents come up for day we took them to the restaurant side we was seated on a table with half the culturally missing.The manager was serving us no one else working there was messing around the back of bar didnt come to take... More

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

Dear Susiesd, Firstly on behalf of my partner Hannah and myself I would like to pass on our sincere and personal apologies for the many shortfalls that occured during your resent visit. I believe it was one of our Duty Managers that was looking after you on this occasion whilst Hannah and myself were taking a few well deserved days... More

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Additional Information about Monsal Head Hotel

Also Known As:
Monsal Head Bakewell
Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Bakewell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Monsal Head Hotel is situated at the peak of the Monsal dale. The hotel itself is steeped in history whilst the Stables bar which has stood the test of time for over 200 years still holds the quirky values today as it did then. Offering a fine selection of beers supplied by local micro breweries. Food is of the highest offering with everything from light bites to hearty meals with an enphasis on good quality local produce all made on the premises. ... more   less 

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