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George Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hathersage
Certificate of Excellence
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful, relaxing stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

We had a lovely 2 night stay at this hotel. The rooms were immaculate and comfortable. We chose this hotel because of the fine dining and were not disappointed, the food was beautiful and it was hard to choose from the tempting menus at diner and breakfast.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Tring
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

My husband and I, sister and brother in law have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay at this rather special hotel. We enjoyed a relaxed breakfast each morning and fine dining in the restaurant each evening followed by coffee, freshly cooked petit fours and a nightcap in the comfortable, stylish lounge area. Nothing was too much trouble for all staff in this hotel, they were genuinely friendly, professional and cheerful. When staff realised my husband has to follow a gluten free diet they discreetly ensured he received a full choice at each meal.....including the petit fours! Our rooms were a delight, spacious and spotless. Our party enjoyed both challenging and gentle local walks in the beautiful surrounding area and all agreed we would return to enjoy another quality stay at The George later in the year. We would all thoroughly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank lizTring
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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

we arrived late so they were great with getting us some nice soup without having to do the fixe menu. The rooms were cute and HUGE! The location of the town was not much but the hotel and restaurant itself was worth the stop!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jpakrado
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East Leake, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

Just returned from 3 nights at the George and my wife and I had a fabulous time. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the staff were wonderfully attentive and made us feel very welcome. This is a hotel where the staff really understand how to provide high quality service. Our room at the back of the hotel was large, warm and very comfortable. The lounge/bar area was cosy and we found it very pleasant to sit there reading the papers whilst enjoying a wonderful cup of tea. However the highlight of the George is the dining. We ate in the hotel on two nights, once from the early bird menu and once from the main menu. Both meals were superb and when the staff realised my wife has a slight nut allergy they created her own individualised menu for the second night. Breakfast was also fabulous and added to the great culinary experience of staying at the George. We would definitely recommend the hotel and would love to go back.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Andy B
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cambridge
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227 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

A really enjoyable hotel to stay in. We visited for 4 days to celebrate birthdays with a group of friends. The staff were friendly, helpful and very professional. The sitting area downstairs with a small bar is nicely decorated and warm. The later being important with low temperatures outside. Papers and wifi available. The standard bedroom was large, well decorated with shower and bath. Replacing the curtains (which looked remarkably similar to our shower curtains) across the wardrobe would have greatly improved the appearance. But rather a minor point. The room and bathroom were very clean. The dining room with the low wooden beams and subdued lighting gave a great initimate atmosphere. The hotel has two menus. The early evening menu with a fixed price for two or three courses or the a la carte . The fixed price was way above our expectations. The 4 different freshly made breads with various toppings to start followed by a good choice of delicious imaginative meals make this menu excellent value at less than the dining pubs in the area. The service at the table was exceptional. With nothing too much trouble. The à la carte menu has a greater choice with all in the party enjoying their meals. The venison was excellent. Really can't fault the establishment. The 3 nights for the price of 2 being a bonus

Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Nottingham
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Upon arrival the exterior of the hotel is beautiful with traditional features. We did get a little baffled by the barrier across the car park but we soon discovered we just needed an exit code (you could park as a non-hotel guest for a very reasonable amount however, which is very handy at peak times).
The reception was directly in front of you as you entered the main doors; with the restaurant to your left and the lounge to your right. The lady on reception was very friendly and welcomed us, asked us about our journey and asked if we would like to book in for dinner at the restaurant. We requested to see the menu first and was told that if we had any special requirements we could talk to the chef and make an alternative menu!

As it was the day after valentine's day it was very busy so we would have only been seated at 9pm. Not a problem as being in Hathersage you're near to Hope and Castleton so plenty of places to choose from.

We were shown to our ground floor room, a little bemused as we had to go up a flight of stairs, along a corridor and down another flight of stairs; this wasn't a problem for us however someone in a wheelchair or with limited mobility would struggle.

The room was recently decorated with matching wallpaper and blinds. The bed was comfy and there were two huge pillows each, usually I need at least three hotel pillows as they're too flat for me but these were the best I've experienced. A cute touch to the room was "Huggie" an adoptable teddy bear, which brought a smile to our faces.
(Although, maybe not ideal when travelling with children who will want to adopt the teddy.)

Breakfast was amazing. There was a buffet with cereals, fruit, yoghurt, milk and fruit juices. There was also a variety of teas and coffees (even filtered decaf!) brought to your table along with a selection of toast and pastries (croissant & apple Danish). Also included in the room rate was a cooked selection: my partner going for the full English and myself going for american style pancakes with a blueberry & vanilla coulée (delicious).

Checking out was very straight forward and the receptionist was just as friendly as the one we had seen the previous evening.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

We stayed over Christmas and as ever the George combined friendly service with good standards. The bedrooms are comfortable and there's a nice relaxed feeling in the lounge in the evening, just right for a quiet drink.

The food is good, but perhaps they could try some slightly simpler dishes sometimes as we were eating there for a few days and it all got a bit exhausting, leaving me longing for beans on toast. You can take the girl out of the north but you can't take the north etc etc

Good with children and although it's not cheap the staff work very hard indeed to make everyone feel at home.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Boomeranghead
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Additional Information about George Hotel

Property: George Hotel
Address: Main Road, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Hope Valley > Hathersage
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Hathersage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — George Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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