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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

Very helpful friendly team that made it a good break away. The evening meal included in this offer was really good. Really good location. Lovely views & local areas of beauty. Parking availability close to the room helped

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay, I have past your comment on the food to our kitchen staff More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We stayed for two nights in the family suite, the room was very clean and comfortable, with a separate bedroom for our teenage daughter. The rooms are in the grounds behind the main building so are away from the main road, car parking outside the rooms and we had a beautiful view across the countryside. The staff are friendly and... More 

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review,we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the family suite was the perfect room for you. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We have just spent two nights at the Dog & Partridge, whilst visiting Alton Towers. This is a first class establishment. Excellent accommodation, brilliant service from the friendly staff and delicious food. What more could you ask for? This is the place to stay. We will be returning soon.

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. We hope to welcome you again soon More 

Codsall, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

Wonderful stay last Thursday, room immaculate and comfortable, staff friendly and nothing too much trouble. Food amazing, pricey but large portions and very tasty. Children's park in grounds and parking outside room. Breakfast is something else, never seen so much choice for continental breakfast, numerous cereals, fresh fruit, too much to list. Will definitely stay again and recommend.

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay More 

Thornton, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We stayed for one night while visiting Alton Towers, which was a short 10 minute drive away. We arrived tired after our first day on the rides and were quickly taken to our room which was situated in a separate location along side the hotel. The rooms are well maintained, clean and each has its own car space so easy... More 

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Prestatyn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Stayed one night during visit to Alton Towers. Staff very helpful and food was very good. Wide selection for breakfast. Children's playground at back of hotel. 10 minutes drive from Alton Towers and is a good alternative to staying at the theme park hotels. Would stay at the Dog and Partridge Hotel again.

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

Pleased you enjoyed your stay and your visit to Alton towers More 

Launceston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Family room was OK, bathroom was dirty. Food was basic and over priced, dogs roaming around whilst people were eating, tables were sticky. Breakfast was a complete farce, we were shown our table and the waiter said he would be back shortly to take our order for upgrade breakfast and we should help our self to the complementary breakfast, we... More 

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry you didn't enjoy your stay, we do not have dogs in the resturant where food is served, On the morning you stayed, we were very busy, your package included continentally breakfast which is help yourself, waitress serve coffee and tea, I am sorry if you were missed when ordering full English. You were very rude on checking... More 

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London
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

We based ourselves here for a family break at Alton Towers and it was lovely to come back & relax with a drink in the pub before a delicious meal at the end of each day. The breakfast selection was outstanding and better than i have seen in many 5star business hotels. The family room was basic but perfect for... More 

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Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, More 

1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We stayed for 2 nights while visiting Alton towers..our room was ideal,clean and comfortable. All staff were very friendly and helpful..food was excellent..great choice and value..just what we needed after long days at the theme park..lovely meal..relaxing in the bar..then early night. Breakfast was even better..great service..choice was exceptional..everything you could ever want and more..even home baked cakes!!! Overall we... More 

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CAPEAFRICA, Owner at The Dog & Partridge Country Inn, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, and hope to welcome you again soon More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2014

A brilliant alternative to the alton towers hotels which are very expensive! Only a ten minute drive from alton towers! Great value for money! We stayed in room 36 and it was very spacious especially as there was 3 of us! Fantastic garden facilities for children! Very friendly and accommodating! Really enjoyed my stay and will be staying there again!

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Glad you enjoyed your stay, and the children enjoyed our garden More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dog and Partridge Country Inn is set in glorious surroundings on the edge of the Derbyshire / Staffordshire Border. This Peak District Hotel provides the perfect base for sight-seeing and walking holidays. This Derbyshire Hotel has been owned by the same family for over twenty years. And is renowned for the clean and spacious Derbyshire Accommodation located in the grounds of the inn – all on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Our location provides a great holiday base for those wanting to explore Derbyshire or Staffordshire; for businesses needing a meeting or conference venue in a small Derbyshire Hotel or for guests wanting a great night out or a party venue at a Peak District Hotel. With many notable attractions such as Alton Towers, Matlock Bath, Chatsworth House, Carsington Water, Haddon Hall and the lovely market town of Ashbourne only a short drive away, landmarks like Dovedale, Beresford Dale and the fantastic Derbyshire Villages Ilam, Hartington and Tissington – famous for the well dressings – are also within easy reach. The Dog and Partridge Country Inn has long been a popular base for walkers, ramblers and climbers in the Peak District, with a wide choice of walks, routes and climbs of varying distances and degrees of difficulty, all within easy reach of this Peak District Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dog & Partridge Country Inn

Address: Town End Lane, Swinscoe, Ashbourne DE6 2HS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Ashbourne > Swinscoe
Price Range: $137 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Dog & Partridge Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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The Dog & Partridge Country Hotel Swinscoe
The Dog And Partridge Country Inn
Country Inn Swinscoe
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“Dog friendly”
 of 5 bubbles 875davidf, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the entrance to the inn (in case it's raining at meal time).”
 of 5 bubbles Lathan1, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are outside a short distance form the restaurant, bar and reception”
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“We were in room 1 and it was just what we wanted”
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“Fabulous Hiome made Food.”
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