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The Staff of Life

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“the pub”(18 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable​ visit, staff very friendly and attentive. The food was very good in particularly the breakfast​. The owner Kaye ensured we were satisfied with the service and had a great sense of humour, which is always appreciated when you are in...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We called here for a light bite lunch and was pleasantly surprised. This was our first visit here and the staff were very welcoming and friendly and the food was excellent. We will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Brought himself for his birthday and booked a superior room - room 6. The room was a beautifully done conversion of an old cowshed. It was incredibly comfortable with very attractive furnishings, and cosy underfloor heating. The en suite bathroom was very spacious with a...More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on a business trip. Bedroom was clean and bed comfy. Shower not great but ok. Nice selection of beers in the bar and friendly staff. Excellent breakfast with unlimited coffee. Highly recommend for a good value stay.

Thank Scottydw
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visited on a quiet saturday lunctime so I would be intrigued to see how the staff managed a busy service! They were very pleasant but not very efficient. Food was fine usual pub fayre and reasonably priced. I would suggest that the waitress with...More

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Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Hotel & Grounds (9)
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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USD 137 - USD 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 137 - USD 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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