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The Lilacs

Mayfield Road, Ashbourne DE6 2BJ, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Nice B and B with nice landlady although it is a little old fashioned for my liking and think it could do with an update. Very noisy fan in the bathroom and very cold room. All in all it was clean and did what I needed for one night . I would stay again.

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We've stayed here twice now, once in the B&B and once in the cottage. Both are lovely. We're always made to feel welcome and breakfast is great. We chose The Lilacs as it's so close to Alton Towers, just 15min drive away and much cheaper than the B&B in the village close to the theme park. We've already booked the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We stayed here after a family occasion and found it ideal , just on the edge of Ashbourne and far superior than the nearby T********e . National hotel franchises adjust their tariffs according to demand ( there was a big event in the area ) but privately run B & B s are far more personal , comfortable and enjoyable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Tina was very welcoming and the house is in a lovely location. The bedroom was really comfortable with the bathroom being spotless. There is a choice for breakfast, |I went with the full english and it was delicious!

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Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stayed here last night and we were very disappointed. The whole place is very dated and the room (ONE) was very small, and the en-suite smaller. The mattress was hard and my back ached all day the day after. We had to open the window as the room was warm and stuffy but then the very busy A 52... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice comfy room overlooking the very pretty garden, lovely rear patio & summer house with open aspect, pleasent room with shower & bath. Good breakfast, larger tea cups would be better. room had bottled water nice touch. very close to Leek & Ashbourne

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A pleasant homely B&B just outside Ashbourne. Well placed for the town or onward visits to the "Potteries" and outlets of Stoke on Trent. The bedroom was nicely furnished and the breakfast was very enjoyable. It was good value for money and we would happily return , the next time we are in need of some more pottery . The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The highlight of our stay was undoubtedly the warm and helpful proprietor who could not do enough to make our stay comfortable. She even printed off our boarding passes for us. The room was comfortable and clean but very small. Good supply of tea and coffee making products. The bathroom would benefit from modernising. The access stairs to the rooms... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had a lovely time. The host was very friendly and even upgraded our room for free when we arrived. We therefore ended up staying in the self-catering cottage which was ideal for us (couple and baby). Breakfast was excellent- freshly made and good choice. Cot and high chair was provided. Excellent location for outings around Ashbourne. Only slight disadvantage... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Clean and pleasant room, slept well. Breakfast was good. Enjoyable stay and value for money. Good option for a stay close to Alton Towers. Owner was friendly and welcoming, room was large enough for us. We would consider returning.

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