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Dovecliff Hall Hotel

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel offers good value for money and while it is a little under cared for it, does provide a good place to stay overnight if you need to stay in the area. The staff are effecient and friendly enough but like the hotel itself, do no more or less than is necessary to offer an effective service. The room... More 

Thank PeterMWatts
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are very good spacious and with everything thing you require for your stay, the views across the country side are breathtaking especially from room 10. However the service in the breakfast room is chaotic, a simple order comes back wrong the scrambled eggs were over cooked and the general quality of the cooking was very poor however they... More 

Thank Coolberryhawk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to be too negative about this hotel as they clearly do aim deliver a pleasant experience for their guests. The building is impressive and looks very grand on the long winding drive that leads up to the car park. The Hotel is set in some very well looked after gardens and clearly benefits from some good wedding... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here after attending a course locally and was pleasantly surprised considering the price. On arrival the welcome was warm and friendly and the room was great - very clean and well appointed. The only downside was that it wasn't recommended to open the windows as there was lots of bugs flying outside due to the nearby location of... More 

Thank Aitch42
Guildford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel as in wonderful location & was dog friendly. Large ground floor room located to the side of the main house - not luxurious but perfectly acceptable. Plenty of room for dog pen & french windows leading outside garden area. Breakfast setting in conservatory overlooking gardens & fountain. Breakfast itself plentiful but unremarkable. All staff very friendly &... More 

Thank nobesfam
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking forwards to our lunch at The Dovecliff Hall which we I booked with Groupon for £30 . The setting is absolutely gorgeous and the weather perfect so all looked great. The staff were attentive and the service slick but the food left a lot to be desired. The melon was beautifully presented and the very small aubergine... More 

Thank Vegetarian990
Northampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice house in the countryside just outside Stretton, Burton. Lovely grounds, peaceful, good food breakfast and dinner. Rooms are clean and comfortable although beds would do with an upgrade towards a firmer support. I like this place and have become a regular when I am in the area.

Thank Olivier M
Derby, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for my birthday on Bank Holiday Sunday and we had a thoroughly lovely meal. The staff were friendly and courteous, even omitting olives from one of the meals after overhearing us mention that we don't like them. We sat in the conservatory, which allowed us to look out over the beautiful gardens. Quality of the food was of a... More 

Thank EmmaSimp
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last dined here about 23 years ago and it was fab - very grand and felt pampered. Today's lunch was completely underwhelming. It was a Groupon 4 course "taster menu" apparently. It was actually a cheap Table D'Hote lunch with hardly any choice, the starter of "pork terrine in pastry" was actually pork pie!!! For goodness sake! The place is... More 

Thank Diseydoos
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I attended for lunch. The venue was superb with beautiful grounds. The food was excellent with coffee served outside in the gardens on request. The service was good. Definitely value for money. I have been to similar and this was by far the best.

Thank Dawn F
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dovecliff Hall Country House Hotel is a "hidden gem" nestled in the delightful Staffordshire countryside. Dating back to 1790, this elegant Georgian House has been fully restored to provide a subtle blend of history with modern comfortable hospitality. Set within seven acres of beautiful gardens and adjacent to the River Dove, Dovecliff Hall is the perfect retreat if you are looking to experience peace and tranquility. Our guest rooms have been tastefully decorated and boast views of either the gardens or the River Dove. With emphasis on comfort, elegance and functionality, all rooms have en-suite bathrooms with bath and shower and are equipped with flat screen TVs, telephones, free WIFI access, trouser press and tea & coffee making facilities. Classic English cuisine with a modern French twist can be enjoyed in our beautiful Orangery Restaurant. Only the finest seasonal ingredients are used and wherever possible, our Head Chef uses his local suppliers. Just 10 miles from Lichfield and 13 miles from Derby, we are ideally situated if you are looking to visit Chatsworth House, Lichfield Cathedral, The Peak District, Calke Abbey, Shugborough Hall, Alton Towers or Donnington Park. We look forward to offering you a very warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dovecliff Hall Hotel

Address: Dovecliff Road | Stretton, Burton upon Trent DE13 0DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Staffordshire > Burton upon Trent
Price Range: $90 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dovecliff Hall Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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