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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2013

John and Anne gave a fantastic welcome to our all male party, it was my Stag weekend, but due to the average age being late 30's we were more interested in the cycling than the drinking ( we were all in bed by 11.30 at the latest) The guest house was spotless, faultless and no where had any signs of...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we know that your time is precious with your big day fast approaching! It was a pleasure to have your all male party, and we are delighted that you like our filter coffee and my crunchies, it is always popular and I have given the recipe to countless guests. Thank...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We had another wonderful Easter break at Ellen House. Thank you Anne and John for making our return trip as good as the first. Wonderful breakfasts, which set us up for the day. Look forward to coming back again soon.

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. It was lovely to have you back again and good to know that you enjoyed your stay once again! Looking forward to your next visit. Anne & John

Reviewed 25 February 2013

We have just spent a lovely weekend here at Ellen House Matlock. And we just want to say what a fantastic place this has been from its execelent hosts Ann and John who make and serve a fantastic breakfast from a refreshing fruit platter served with natural yoghurt fresh fruit juice to a lovely hot cooked breakfast made to our...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this glowing review. It is good to know that you loved our breakfasts, we get our sausages and bacon from a local butcher, (they won a award for their produce last year!) so we can vouch for the quality. You will have to come back to try some more of our homemade jam and marmalade, still made...

Leicester
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I stayed here with my Father and my adult Son and we had a really lovely warm welcome and the place was spotlessly clean. All the rooms were different and decorated in there own individual way with is nice. The breakfast was really, really very good. I had the 'special' eggs benedict with smoked salmon - WOW, how lovely to...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Good to know you enjoyed your stay. John's Egg Benedict is always a favourite and his mushrooms are also very popular. Looking forward to a return visit.

Boston, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2012

This was from the 23rd November 2012 We was greeted very warmly and friendly, rooms were excellent, with fantastic homemade flapjack in our rooms which was very spacious and comfortable. It felt like you had just gone to stay over at your friends, the staff couldnt do more to more to accomodate, As my girlfriend was vegetarian they did a...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. We do try to offer something different for vegans and vegetarians and have just added some more choices to our vegetarian menu. Do come and see for yourself! Another visit would be lovely.

South Wales
Reviewed 9 December 2012

We were welcomed on arrival and immediately felt " at home". Our room was nicely decorated, cosy and spotlessly clean. We settled in with a cup of coffee and home made muffins that had been left for us - a lovely touch. It's all the little thoughtful extras provided that make Ellen House special ..... nice toiletries, a torch, bottled...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you! It is good to know that the care we put into our B&B results in satisfied guests, we do try to provide everything that you could possibly need during your stay and know that this is much appreciated by our guests. We will keep on providing homemade jams, freshly prepared breakfasts and scrummy omelettes!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is by far the best B&B I have ever stayed in. My mom and I were made so welcome. Or hotel come to that. Anne and John are perfect hosts in every way. It's spotlessly clean,the food is amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Not a home from home. Much better than that.Gorgeous rooms, comfortable beds. Love extra touches....

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for a fantastic review, such glowing words of praise! it is very rewarding when guests enjoy their stay so thoroughly. So glad you appreciated our seasonal mince pies, it is close to Christmas after all. I will keep the the home made muffins coming and can assure you that John will keep on producing amazing breakfasts. Looking forward...

Chipping Campden
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This is our 5th time I believe to Ellen House and it is still as fantastic as ever, it really is the best B&B I have ever stopped in, its like a home from home. Thank you Anne, John & Duke, we will see you again soon

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EllenHouse, Manager at Ellen House, responded to this review

It was good to have you back again! It is always our pleasure when guests return again and again, and also reassuring to know that we are consistent in maintaining our high standards. Looking forward to your next visit here with us in the Peak District.

Reviewed 8 October 2012

Myself and my wife have recently spent a very enjoyable couple of days at Ellen House whilst staying in Matlock for a wedding nearby. As the other reviewers have said we could not fault anything at all,John and Anne are the perfect hosts.Anne even mentioned that John would be able to give us a lift to the venue of the...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

We really appreciate the fact that you took the time to write such a lovely review! Glad you had a relaxing stay and that our files in the rooms are informative. The little touches (as well as our home made crunchies -a South African recipe very similar to flap jacks) are our way of making sure you feel welcome and...

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2012

Yet again another wonderful stay at Ellen House! Anne & John couldn't be more friendly and welcoming to their wonderful, comfortable b and b. Perfect breakfast kept us going all day! Lovely little touches and hospitality tray in the bedroom - flapjacks to die for!! Ideally located in a very peaceful location. Very highly recommended and can't wait until we...

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EllenHouse, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

It was good to have you back again and glad that we are still your preferred choice in Matlock. We have also added muffins on certain days to our hospitality tray to tempt you even more!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellen House offers a special stay with the emphasis on excellent service, comfortable rooms and good food. We have a varied English breakfast as well as innovative vegatarian and vegan dishes. We are in the Peak District and close to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellen House

Address: 37 Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 3LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock
Price Range: $126 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ellen House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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