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Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge

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The Merlin | 5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

The Merlin [now you get the title?] is a period property with contemporary style on the outskirts of Alderley Edge. The room we had was spacious and could easily have accomodated a family - although thankfully we had escaped the kids this time. The en-suite shower room was very stylish in its design. The bed was comfortable and the room... More 

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May we thank you for your review, as we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Merlin, Alderley Edge. We have replied to you personally and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on two occasions recently for business trip. The rooms are as good or better than the more famous Alderley Edge hotel. Make sure you get a room that faces away from the main road, otherwise you'll hear the traffic. The restaurant is decent. Inconveniences are (i) no wifi or wired internet availability in the room. If you have... More 

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Many thanks for giving us your thoughts following your visit to Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge . We really do appreciate that you have taken the time to share your comments. More 

Berkshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed to stay for just one night to visit an elderly relative in the area. The rooms were clean and and very comfortable. The shower was exceptional. All the staff we met were just great, keen and very helpful. We will certainly go back !!

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Your kind recommendation means a lot to us here at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge , and we are so glad to hear that your visit was a positive one. We have replied to you personally about your review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Set in a fantastic setting. Nice to be welcomed in by a very friendly and in control host who promptly and politely introduced our waiter who showed us to our table. The menu was fantastic with a wide selection of enticing options accompanied with a buzzing atmosphere. Our waiter seluck was very friendly and accommodating! Food was fantastic and was... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge. Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review. . More 

Helsinki
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a charming, small hotel with beautiful and comfortable rooms. As the building is quite old, I was expecting something more or less outdated, but luckily this wasn't the case: room was nice, rather modern and generally pleasant. Also the bathroom was functional and clean. There was a free wifi in the room, and it worked well after you... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge. Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Lost count how many times we have stayed here. Good value for money for a two night stay or even three when they have offer on Sometime you have to wait a while to be checked in, Bedrooms are clean and relaxing, if your in to your cars you can sit at the window and watch the AMG's Bentley's and... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visits to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. On behalf of all the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we have replied to you personally asking for a little more information.... More 

Caterham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It's a nice pub but the hotel is run as a separate entity. This means that even at the weekend it is impossible to get a drink there after 11.00 pm. The room was large and airy and everything worked. The breakfast buffet was a little disappointing. If you just want a room I'd recommend it. If you want a... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a good stay but I suggest the staff need a bit more training in terms of hotel customer service. The attention seemed to be on the the dining guests not the hotel guests - don't be put off though, we stayed two nights and overall enjoyed our stay. It just didn't feel hotel like! We had a delicious... More 

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Shropshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Firstly the good , nice bar and gardens and an excellent evening meal , Now the bad , very poor breakfasts both in quality and service plus our room was small and quite noisy despite being at the back. The Inn is in a very good location to visit tourist attractions in the area which is why we stayed.

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Thank you for reviewing our Innkeepers Lodge. Your feedback is most appreciated and will be noted by everyone at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A wonderful well managed and well staffed hotel, the room was excellent, very comfortable and considering the location very quiet. The food was the winner both for an excellent boozy lunch and a romantic evening meal. on both occasions the food excelled and the staff were personable, and what a pleasure the breakfast was with all the staff being very... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. On behalf of all the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we have replied to you personally asking for a little more information.... More 

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Address: The Merlin | 5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Alderley Edge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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