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The Boathouse Hotel

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   110 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3PP, England
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Ranked #32 of 39 Matlock B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We booked into the family room. First impressions were not very good as it was a small and very dingy room due to the lack of natural light (the building was next to a sheer cliff face!). On further inspection the room was dirty including hair on the kettle lid which turned my stomach. The toilet/ bathroom was ensuite but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Boathouse is small and cosy. I rang before arrival for advice on booking taxis and they were really helpful. We had a friendly greeting and a lovely, clean and airy room. It was right on the main road but noise was minimal until the bikers started arriving into Matlock...but that's Matlock and wasn't an issue. A lovely full English... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Not particularly friendly welcome. My husband asked what time breakfast was on the Sunday and we were advised between 9.00am and 10.00am. I thought this was a big strange as check out time is 10.00am so you are left with the impression that there's a hurry to get you out. This was a bit of a problem as we needed... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am a self employed builder and work commitment took me to matlock for two weeks . The boathouse is a small family run pub and b and b .The present owners and staff are very friendly ,helpfull,and generally all nice people.The pub etc is slightly dated but with a little bit of TLC would be a very popular venue... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Friendly pub accommodation, comfortable & clean, lots of parking - a good base if you're staying in the area.... there was no noise from the pub either...... nice biscuits on a decent hospitality tray too....

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed for two nights in May 2014 as single business traveller. Old pub now under recent change of ownership. Only has four rooms. All rooms en-suite with shower. My room was clean and the bed comfortable. No issues with noise from pub below as rooms over breakfast area. Breakfast was excellent, evening meal also good. Although whole building probably overdue... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife, her father and I were driving through Matlock looking for somewhere for Sunday lunch when we came upon the Boat House. There was a carvery from which my father in law and I both ordered a Sunday roast. When I mentioned to the landlady that my wife was a vegetarian she immediately offered to prepare some veggie sausages... More

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We booked this at the last minute and from the second we walked in the door we were made welcome. This is a great place that has good service and accommodation. The new owners are making a good job of making the place a top class place to stay and they have already understood that customer service is paramount.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We came in here for lunch. All three of us chose fish and chips expecting as the title of the meal describes a 'whole fish' and chips! (the price was £6.95 each excluding drinks). The meal shortly arrived but we were given an extremely small, mean, meagre portion and for one moment I actually thought we had been given the... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Found a little gem of a pub tucked away in matlock. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, the food came out nice and hot the stake was cooked to perfection. The building could do with a spruce up but a very traditional pub all in all. The staff was very warm and welcoming. A very enjoyable vist. Will defiantly return.

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Address: 110 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #32 of 39 B&Bs / Inns in Matlock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Boathouse Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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