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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my partner for the night, rooms are lovely and clean and come with all the little luxuries you'd expect. The staff are incredible and look after your every need. Me and my partner both dined in the evening and head breakfast and could not fault anything (I'm quite fussy). Overall brilliant place to stay and I would...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Excellent service and friendly helpfuI staff, I had the home cooked steak and ale pie and i must say it is one of the best i have had in a long time, the pie was filled to the brim with meat that was so tender it just melted in the mouth, hand cooked chips, veg and a lovely meaty gravy,...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Met some friends here for lunch. One had fish & chips for £6.99 - what a plateful ! Ham egg & chips mmmmm..... Real home roasted ham, hand carved & delicious. Proper hand cut chips as well. Friendly welcome and very efficient service. Would certainly eat here again.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous rooms Service and food Definitely a place to re visit time after time Would recommend to everyone Lots of choice on menu and specials are brilliant Decor in rooms is fantastic and well planned out Ambience is brilliant.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Staff of life catered for 220 guests at my son's wedding with a great selection of foods. The staff were extremely attentive and professional. All of the guests commented on how good the food was. Roll on next year for the anniversary celebration! Awesome quality of food and service was 100% top rate.

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Staff of Life after a great day at Donnington Circuit which is only a few miles away. The bedroom was high quality and was very comfortable. It is a great pub with rooms with lots of character and friendly and accommodating staff

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Kaye N, Owner at The Staff of Life, responded to this review

This review is from someone intent on causing harm to our business. The review is dishonest and defamatory.

Reviewed 22 June 2016

Real Review - Got there, found bed was grubby had hairs in it and was dusty, my asthma was really bad twitching nose. The food was well below average and had hairs in it as well, the mayonnaise was watery, even the eggs on my plate smelt bad, like they had gone off. Unwiped table, floating poo in the toilet...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for dinner with friends while staying in the area. Booked via phone nothing was too much trouble. Prices very reasonable. Tried the interesting rhubarb amd strawberry cider. Not for me but the free taster was a nice touch. Food served quickly and efficiently. Wide range of specials. Great meal for all of us. Would go again

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Another great stay at the staff of life our base for the download festival. Always feel welcome and nothing is to much trouble. Breakfast very good, great room spotlessly clean, bed really big and comfortable. Would recommend.

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Kaye N, Owner at The Staff of Life, responded to this review

It was great to see you again and Chris enjoyed meeting your husband for the first time! Real shame about the weather and lets hope its much better next year. Take care and thank you for taking the trouble to post a review. Kaye

Reviewed 6 June 2016

My husband and I stayed 2 nights in this lovely place... the room was big and very cozy with tea and coffee at our disposal, nice and clean bathroom the shower was so big we could have invited friends.... no way!!!! The food was great and the Enhlish breakfast just as it should be. The owner,a very nice lady,did all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Ticknall, next door to Calke Abbey & Park. About 10 mins from Donnington Race Circuit, 10 miles from both Derby & Burton on Trent. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Staff of Life

Address: 7 High Street, Ticknall DE73 7JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Ticknall
Price Range: $121 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Staff of Life 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“There are deluxe rooms for those wanting a little more comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles Liz_Simpson_4455, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms are quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles fullofcold, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, but the units at ground level are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles nancylewisdann, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Carol8181, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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