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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for the 4th time as part of a walking group and received a warm and friendly welcome from the owners. Clean and comfy rooms, a well stocked bar and excellent, freshly prepared breakfasts. No hesitation in returning again in future.

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Thank you John for your review. It is always great to see your group. It is with sadness and regret that we have had to make the decision to close the bar due to it not making any profit. We do hope that we will be able to accommodate the group albeit slightly differently. More 

Seaside, California, USA
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This stunning historic property was built in the 1700s and purchased by a couple who are lovingly tending to it while also running a conscientious bed and breakfast, with a public pub downstairs. The rooms are spacious, beautiful and comfortable, with en suite baths, and the views of gorgeous Matlock Bath are breathtaking. Easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and... More 

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

So you made it home safely! I think you got the best of British weather both here and in the Isle of Man. As you saw we are painting the outside of the building and it is making a real difference to the look. This is quiet a large task but we keep chipping away at it. On rainy days,... More 

Moira, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Stayed at the Temple for a bank holiday weekend. The hotel itself is a lovely old Georgian building - definitely not some soulless chain hotel. Our room was small and comfortable and, being off the main drag of Matlock Bath, above the noise of the town. While the hotel was full, there was no sense of it being crowded, no... More 

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your nice comments. You had our smallest room in the building so to know that you were comfortable and had an enjoyable stay is great for us to hear. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast, our butcher makes all his own sausages and black-pudding and is... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My partner and I were only at the hotel for one night, but the greeting we received from the proprietor was warm and friendly. The room was comfortable and clean, with a large bathroom, two seat sofa, tea and coffee facilities, and my personal favourite, thick curtains. Our room had a great view over the river to the hills beyond,... More 

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

The view from that room is really good and it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are always working on rooms and doing maintenance to the building which we are posting on our Facebook page Temple MatlockBath. If you want to book with us again give us a call 01629 583911 and maybe try a different room. Thank... More 

Lincoln
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

My partner and i stayed here over the bank holiday weekend. We were so pleased with our room it was lovely. And the selection of tolietries brilliant. We had a warm welcome from the lady owner. Woulde definitely recommend. Great views from the window of room 2 as it sits high above the town to. Thanks Mandy and Tony.

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Really please to hear you had a great stay and liked your room. Most of our rooms have good views but if its the view that you want then give us a call to book on 01629 583911 to make sure. More 

Alfreton, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to the Temple Hotel for a drink for several years and unfortunately it does seem to have changed much in that time. The landlord was very nice and the beer was very good. If you want a nice quiet drink out the way above Matlock Bath with nice views, then this is the place for you. Nice... More 

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for you custom on Saturday evening. There does seem to be some thing that you haven't said and give the impression that you won't return. As you stated the beer was very nice and I can assure anyone that it is always in top condition, better than any in the area. We stock at... More 

York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The Temple is uniquely placed to enjoy the splendours of Matlock Bath. The hotel is most comfortable. Breakfast is superb and the host endeavours to exceed expectations. The musical evening was a delightful bonus.

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and for your custom. Hopefully we will see you again sometime soon. We have started using Facebook so check us out on our page, Temple Matlock Bath, you might find a great deal offered. More 

Ripley, Surrey
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The hotel is high up above the village and river so the views are great. Chris & Mel the owners could not have been more helpful. Chris even brought fresh milk up to our top floor room during our 3 night stay. Unlike another review our room was super, spotless, lots of traditional lighting, a clean, well appointed bathroom with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Booked in here for a 2 night stay over Valentines weekend. Hotel appears run down with peeling paint to masonry outside. Room good size but decor very dated and in desperate need of redecoration. Bathroom reasonably clean but again in desperate need of updating and modernisation with antiquated shower controls, terrible shower curtain and rusty bathroom fittings. Sealant to bath... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Stayed with a group of kit car driving friends as part of a Peak District tour. The owner was very friendly and welcoming, making sure that everyone in group was well catered for. This isn't a modern hotel, but in has character and the rooms are comfortable with en-suite , tea and coffee facilities and TVs. What more do you... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Temple

Address: Temple Walk | Matlock, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock > Matlock Bath
Price Range: $118 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Temple 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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