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Ellen House

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37 Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 3LZ, England
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Cropwell Bishop, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

What can I say that hasn't been said before? Great location, very comfortable, spotlessly clean and a delicious breakfast. All the positive things that have already been said on here are absolutely true but what really makes Ellen House so special is Anne and John. Such a lovely, warm and friendly couple who will make you feel very welcome. We... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, it is most appreciated! It is great when we read that we have achieved our goal to make your stay as enjoyable and welcoming as possible. We are looking forward to your return visit! Anne More 

Skegness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Very warm & friendly b&b, room was lovely, lots of nice little touches. Lovely location it was a wonderful holiday,would def go back & reccomend it. A lovely friendly couple make you feel like one of the family. Brill!!!!!

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Thank Ruth N
EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thanks a lot! It was a pleasure to have you stay and it will be great to see you again. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We knew we were in for a good time from reading previous reviews, but in reality it's even better! Ellen House is in the perfect location, 2 minutes walk from Matlock town, train station and Sainsburys. We were greeted on arrival and shown to bedroom 2, which was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Modern yet homely decor, TV with DVD... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

What a lovely, comprehensive review, thank you very much! It is so good to know that guests appreciate our services and facilities, our aim is to make our rooms as comfortable as possible with good beds, wardrobes, ample shelves for toiletries etc. and as many hooks as possible. John's mushrooms are a firm favourite and I have given my family... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We stayed in Ellen House for 2 nights, a little break for my husbands retirement. Our room was lovely, clean and comfortable, tea, coffee etc. but homemade flapjack too! Our room looked out onto a beautiful terraced garden. The owner's Anne and John are two of the nicest people we have met. We had some really good little chats with... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you so much! We do appreciate you praise of our breakfasts and our home made jams and marmalades. I am lucky to have a sister that makes such yummy jams and marmalades! So glad you enjoyed our vegetarian choices on the menu, our vegetarian guests can look forward to specially prepared dishes to replace the sausages... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The B+B is set off the main roads with easy short walking distance to the town centre. As it is off the main road it is very peaceful. The B+ B was clean and the South African owners very pleasant and welcoming with good attention to detail and lots of little South African influences, and despite my mentioning that they... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this lovely review, so glad that you enjoyed our South African influences. The artwork and items such as our biscuit tins and little spoons we use for our jams and marmalades were all bought in South Africa from local artists. We are pleased that you enjoyed our Full English, we do cook it with little... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A friendly and welcoming place. Accomodation and breakfast was great. The position is just far enough out of the town centre and close enough to access all you would need. The hosts were friendly and provided excellent service.

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this very positive review, we really appreciate the feedback. As you now, Matlock is a market town with great amenities and very central to tourists attractions such as Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Ellen House is also very conveniently located, close to town but situated in a quiet cul de sac. Anne More 

Preston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

What a gem we have found in Ellen House! The cleanliness of the room, and the hospitality that John and Anne provide is second to none. The breakfasts were superb with a great choice and variety each morning - and beautifully presented too! Situated in an ideal location for travelling to surrounding areas. We would definitely recommend this B &... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, nice to be called a gem! It is always good to hear that we have achieved our goal to provide our guests with an enjoyable stay with us here in the Peak District. We really enjoy presenting tasty, freshly cooked to order breakfasts, we are both very aware that you eat with your eyes... More 

manchester
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ellen House , has to be without a shadow of doubt,one of the nicest places we have ever stayed ..location excellent, Anne & John the most wonderful hosts , with a vast knowledge of Matlock and the surrounding areas of the Peak Distrct.. The breakfasts out of this world .. It puts the so called 5* star hotels round the... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this glowing review and the complimentary comments, we put a lot of though and effort into our breakfast dishes and are always pleased to hear that our efforts are being appreciated! It is also good to know that we were able to offer valuable advice on the Peak District and Derbyshire, it is a area of outstanding... More 

Portishead Bristol
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Ellen House nestles up a quiet cul-de-sac, with a beautiful garden behind and trees filling the view from the front. Yet it is in fact only minutes from restaurants, the town centre, a large Sainsbury's, and Matlock Station! But what I remember is the peace and quiet. My wife and I stayed there four nights, and found it efficiently run,... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to put such thought into this review. We pride ourselves on the quality of our breakfast, our customer service and the cleanliness of our rooms, so it is good to know that we succeed in making the stay of our guests as comfortable as possible. We also believe that it is possible... More 

West Vancouver, Canada
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345 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, Ellen House is a very nice B&B. The hosts are pleasant people and they are very welcoming. The halls and bathrooms are very narrow and small, But the place was quiet and we had a good night's sleep. The breakfast was one of the best we've had on this trip, though the breakfast room was so... More 

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, a pity to hear that we did not live up to your expectations. Ellen House is an Edwardian house built about 1901, and like most houses of that era, it is not as spacious as more modern houses might be. Glad though to hear though that you found us welcoming and pleasant, we believe customer... More 

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