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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Mayfield Road, Ashbourne DE6 2BJ, England
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The Lilacs
Ranked #7 of 18 Ashbourne B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a long weekend to visit Alton Towers for a couple of days. The accommodation was wonderful, we stayed in the 'Cottage'. The breakfast we brilliant too - cooked breakfast, cereal or a combination of the two. Tina also made us a packed lunch for a small fee (which was much cheaper than Alton Towers food!). I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my husband on our trip to Alton towers. I have no words to explain my pleasant, awesome experience there. To start with I've arrived late at hotel due to traffic but received a warm welcome. The room was very clean, just like my own room in our house. Had a very good night's sleep and breakfast... More

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Ashbourne for my niece's wedding at nearby Norbury Church. The Lilacs is a very short drive to the west of Ashbourne right on the A52 and has off road parking to the rear of the house. The accommodation is comfortable, clean and tidy - breakfasts were excellent too. Tina is a lovely, friendy landlady and nothing is... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Stayed in the seperate 1 bedroom cottage for an alton towers break - the cottage was excellent value for money, very nicely decorated, clean and comfortable. It felt very private, the bedroom overlooks the fields at the back and we both slept very well. Breakfast was lovely, served in the main house. Parking no problem and a good location -... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

stayed at the lilacs for one night it was very clean looked after property by its owner Tina, the bathroom was very spacious with bath products and shampoos etc.We had a very good breakfast plenty of choice. The only downside was the stairs very steep with a turn in them and no banister no good for anybody with walking difficulties.Tina... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Booked this on the strength of its trip advisor rating and reviews so expectations were high, but to our eye's this is a fairly bog standard b&b with a host doing little more than going through the motions. We'd stayed at the chained oak near alton towers the night before and the two experiences were like chalk and cheese. Lilacs... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Lilacs is a major credit to our host. We were welcomed in the car park as we arrived and shown straight up to our room, which was very clean with a spacious bedroom and bathroom. Breakfast was perfect everyday - cereal and yoghurt to start, then a cooked breakfast, with a choice of toast and eggs all the way... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

I would stay here again when going back to Alton Towers. It's a great location. The welcome was a lovely one from Tina. The room was lovely with personal extras such as mints, hot chocolate, pen,note pad and a pack of cards. The breakfast was amazing. xx

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is a lovely B&B base in the peaks. The self catering cottage is bijou, compact and well equipped. Ideal for a couple. Eventually it will be in need of a little refreshing/updating but that does not detract from it's cleverly equipped functionality making the most of a small spaces with good storage - "cute and dinky". By far the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We had only planned to stay a single night but would happily stay for longer on future visits to Staffordshire. From the moment we arrived we were made very welcome. Our room was clean comfortable & well appointed with tea/coffee making facilities & flat screen TV. The en-suite bathroom was surprisingly large, modern & supremely clean & well equipped. There... More

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Address: Mayfield Road, Ashbourne DE6 2BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Ashbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lilacs 4*
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The Lilacs Ashbourne, England

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