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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was big and cosy with an enormous bed. Two windows the let light flood in and gave us fantastic views of Matlock Bath. The owners were helpful. They run the place and live there, but we were given a key to the main door so we could come and go as we pleased. It's a big hotel, so...

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leeds
Reviewed October 31, 2016

2 night stay for walking weekend. Made to feel very welcome, lots of useful tips and advice from Chris. Breakfast was served to us an hour early so we could get early bus and there was no issue leaving our luggage and coming back to use the facilities before departure. Great location. Large clean comfortable room. Very good choice for...

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Nottingham
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Our second visit and we stayed two nights this time. We were a little sad that Chris the owner had closed the Hotel Bar but we understand the reasons however it is still a great place to stay in Matlock. The room was lovely and spacious great bathroom and the same attention to detail everything you could need is there...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights. Central to Matlock and short trip to Bakewell. Fantastic breakfast and nice room. The owners are wonderful - so welcoming and friendly. Breakfast is magnificent. Also offer Gluten Free options and non-caffine teas which was perfect. We had a front room but there is little noise from the busy road (we live near M4)....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had a lovely stay at The Temple which is right in the heart of Matlock Bath (the train station is around a 10 minute walk away, although there are some pretty steep climbs up to the accommodation, which are more than rewarded by the fantastic views). The owners were friendly and welcoming, and The Lodge itself felt peaceful and...

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Parkes, Australia
Reviewed September 24, 2016

My wife and me stayed here in September. I'll start with the good points,plenty of parking,the man at reception was very welcoming,the view was wonderful,the room was a good size except they had put a lounge in the room which took up to much space and made the room to crowded. Unfortunately there are a few negatives,because we booked thru...

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

If anyone is interested please refer to my reply I sent via Booking.com review site.

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for an anniversary weekend break, lovely comfortable stay, easy access to all Matlock bath facilities. Very nice owners. Beautiful toiletries in bathroom and biggest fluffiest towels I've ever seen but no hairdryer in room though

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2016

fantastic rooms and bed comfy and omg very warm in winter !!!i rooms clean and old world ..very quiet and close to matlock central ...bit of a walk if you a towny but thats all ..enjoy this place as a base and explore the area ...bit of a hike but views fantastic

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Cleethorpes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Hosts Chris and Mel could not have done more for our party of 10 to make our stay any better. Sadly they have had to close the bar but provided us with refreshments (Pims for the ladies and beer for the gents) to go with the picnic we had brought and enjoyed in their garden upon arrival. We had room...

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

So pleased you had a great weekend your group were a pleasure to have staying with us. Just a little note to any one reading these reviews and our comments back, this guest stayed in the same room as the previous reviewer, with the same size group and the same breakfast and the same hospitality. We shall leave you to...

Reviewed August 22, 2016

I have nothing good to say about this hotel. I have just stayed in a comparable hotel in the Isle of Man for 2 nights. The price was less than half at £80 for a double with breakfast for both nights. I have written a review before, but it was not published as the proprietor didn't like what I had...

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ChrisTemple, Owner at The Temple, responded to this review

Dear Mr Cooper, I am not sure what we actually did to you during your stay with us to make you so upset. As you say you have written a review before and yes you have but it wasn't to Trip Advisor it was to our own website. If you take the time to look you will see that your...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: $100 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Temple 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room 10 - Lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles Helen008, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“go for a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles C9510ELandys, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have superb views but those sensitive to any road noise may prefer a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Honeymooners67, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“Find another hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles W7699UFrayc, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the valley. Room 10 has.”
 of 5 bubbles Kfordp, Nov 3, 2015 | Read review
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