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The Moth & Lantern

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The best cheap accommodation I have stayed in. Clean comfortable room and hearty breakfast. £31 b&b. Only negative is I couldn't watch tv whilst in bed. Lynn is really friendly and the pub has good beer and a roaring fire.

Thank Scragsummers
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A lovely clean and warm room with a friendly welcome. I didn't have breakfast which was a shame. The pub had a lovely village feel to it with a log fire. The rooms are in a separate coachouse a few steps away from the pub. The only thing that some may miss is a mirror by the dressing table for...

Thank Dot Z
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A large group of us spent the weekend here, some of us camping and some of us in B&B. All of us were very impressed at how accommodating the Landlord and Landlady are, along with everybody else. We had a rock band booked for us, which were amazing. The food was fantastic, well cooked and very good value for money....

1Thank Malc M
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Arrived around 9pm and the welcoming hosts cooked us a meal. The room was very spacious though basic, and the bed very comfortable, offering a great night's sleep. Would definitely recommend the cooked breakfast!

1Thank Val_back_in_the_UK
Rushden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Normally this accommodation would not attract a rating of 4 from me, however we were specifically looking for a very low cost room for a last minute stay in the area. At £40 for a Double room for the night (not including breakfast) the cost met our requirements and was considerably less expensive than anything else available in the area,...

1Thank icysea
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Stayed at the Moth again this year between Christmas and New Year. As usual the hosts Jay and Lynn were extremely welcoming. I was on my own this time but I was still given a double room which was fresh and clean with new furnishings. The bar was warm and welcoming and the locals made me feel at home. Had...

1Thank morag5
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Now then we're do I start. The moth is brilliant I've had many many amazing stays and heavy nights lol here, owners, staff - food and entertainment super dooper. Always very welcoming and happy to see you. And as others on here have said the portions are fantastic, as being a big biker thats just perfect or just greedy he...

1Thank steven s
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We returned to the Moth for the weekend, great food (make sure you're hungry !!) and friendly staff. Especially pro bike so if you're out on a ride out or you belong to a club, pop by and arrange a bike night - out side stage & BBQ pit will make the evening a good one ! Well worth the...

Thank Neil S
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The accommodation is basic, but not lacking. The food is excellent and the service quick and responsive. The owners were pleasant, and happy to check me in despite arriving earlier than expected. The rooms and bar are clean and pleasant spaces. A nice trip to celebrate an anniversary. The menu is mostly typical pub grub, with a few unusual additions....

2Thank Rob J
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Well on arrival we checked in and the lady at the bar up graded us and gave us a special code so we went to our room after a hard days work well what a dump the room smells of damp and and had 4 way power leads plagged in allover and the bath room looked like something off a...

4Thank Andyshee1979
mothandlantern, Owner at The Moth & Lantern, responded to this review

We have now completely refurbished this room, extending the ensuite, installing new floor/wall tiles, a new shower, a new basin and a new toilet, redecorated throughout, replaced the carpet, re-wired and installed power points at all strategic points, replaced the single bed and all bedding. Please see photographs titled "room 2".

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Moth and Lantern is a quiet country pub and restaurant with a detached 8 bedroom guest house. All bedrooms are en-suite. Just 15 minutes east of Retford and 5 minutes from Sundown Childrens Adventure Land.Free parking, free Wi-FI in the pub/restaurant.Sky Sports available in the pub. Freeview (70+channels) available in guest house bedrooms. All food is homemade and represents excellent value for money. Accommodation costs are quoted without breakfast and start from £20.00 per person per night. Breakfast is £6.00 extra per night per person. We are a family run establishment and always make sure our guests are made and feel welcome. We pride ourselves on good quality services at value prices. We regret that pets are not allowed to stay in our Guesthouse ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Moth & Lantern

Address: Town Street, Retford DN22 0EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Retford
Price Range: $59 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“They have rooms with double beds and rooms with two single beds, if travelling with a partner make sure to let them know you want a double.”
941robj, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“room five is lovely, basic but very comfortable”
240normap, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“This is not a luxury hotel it's a basic clean homely B & B also very quiet and peaceful.”
Mariandann20, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“thay are all good”
iankemp2015, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Most rooms are good , 6/7/8/2/4 .2 is a fantastic family room”
309soniad, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
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