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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Matlock, Derbyshire, England

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Joanne P
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful traditional cottage with an excellent view and location”
Reviewed 24 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
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We really enjoyed our stay in imladris, the cottage has been done to a beautiful and traditional standard, really clean and amazing views. It was lovely to sit outside watching the squirrels and wild birds whilst having breakfast. We would definitely stay here again and recommend to friends and family.

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hellsbell...
Walsall, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage, didn't want to come home.”
Reviewed 11 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

From the moment you walk in this cottage all your needs have been catered for. Beautiful, clean and comfortable. The weather was not to good but we made the most of it. Wonderful walks and a very cosy fire. What more could you ask for. Great way to enjoy my birthday weekend. We will be visiting again hopefully. Thanks for letting us enjoy your beautiful cottage, so many wonderful touches. The driveway and the stairs might be an issue if your not to good on your legs and my 6foot fiancee did hit his head several times, but to be honest it was worth the bumps. Couldn't recommend Imaldris enough.

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Liked best: very clean and comfortable. Beautiful surroundings.
Liked least: steep drive, bit slippy when thevleavs got wet, car struggled a bit. We were made aware of this beforehand though.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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fruitbat4...
Northwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“GREAT”
Reviewed 13 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Fabulous place,loads 2do,even when its raining!!Good excersise climbing the 42 steps,reminded me of a film,although im sure that was only 39 steps,lol!!!

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Willandme
Loughborough, UK
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Solid roof!”
Reviewed 18 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

And a pleasant place to stay all round, with very helpful owners. It rained most of the weekend we visited, so having a nice place to retreat to was good. The location might not be for all (steep driveway + 40 steps) but the reward is an excellent view of High Tor. The house has been imaginatively and thoughtfully renovated. Handily placed by the A6 for easy access to the local area.

Travelling group: Friends
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Paul-Sara...
manchester
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68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Comfy and Cosy”
Reviewed 6 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Booked the cottage at short notice after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. Paul, the wonder was extremely accommodating of us. We weren't able to say for certain what day we would arrive owing yo work but this didn't seem to be a problem. Paul also let us check out a couple of hours late, which is always extremely helpful when you have a toddler (and we had lost an hour with the move to BST)!

Before we got there, we mailed Paul many times with questions and he always responded promptly with a comprehensive reply.

The cottage was a little difficult to find but this didn't cause us any anxiety or stress. A couple of times up and down the road and we worked out how to gain access.

As the site illustrates, there are a lot of moderately steep steps up to the cottage but this was no problem for us or the little one.

There was parking for the car.

The cottage was as expected. Very, very clean, maintained to a high standard and tastefully decorated. The cottage has bags of character, and is decorated with lots of pretty and interesting nick-nacks.

There was central heating and constant hot water. The cottage was lovely and warm with/without the heating on.

The wi-fi worked perfectly well for the duration.

The living room offers a fantastic view of the Tor and we were lucky to have great weather. There is a small television, a dvd player and some good DVDs so we watched a couple of films during one evening.

There is no dining room but we ate at the table in the kitchen for all our meals. The kitchen was very cosy, perfect for a romantic dinner for two! Everything we needed in terms of appliances, cutlery, crockery was available.

The downstairs loo was very handy especially with the toddler. The stairs to the first and second floor bathrooms are quite steep and I wouldn't have liked to have had to rush up or down them with the toddler. In this respect, a stairs gate would have been helpful and would have given us some peace of mind but we did find a way of blocking off the stairs at the top so we were able to relax upstairs without fear of our daughter injuring herself.

The beds were not too soft for us, unlike others have said, they were quite comfortable. They did creak a little although this didn't disturb us too much. We had to take a travel cot for the toddler because there wasn't one available. Given the steep steps and stairs, it would have been good to have one provided but again, not too much of a problem, once it was up in the bedroom. The bed linen was pretty and high quality. There was no noise disturbance from the road at night.

The bathroom and shower rooms were lovely. Lots of towels and nice complimentary toiletries. The view from the velux in the bathroom was great! Being quite small I was able to look out quite comfortably and appreciate the views.

Matlock to the left of the cottage has plenty of shops including a good butcher and there's a supermarket. There are also lots of restaurants which I would have tried had we been staying longer. Matlock Bath to the right has pubs and tea shops, as well as lots of Fish and Chip shops.

Both towns are within walking distance.

If I returned again, I would consider going during the week, to escape the (literally) hundreds of bikers in Matlock Bath. I have nothing at all against bikers themselves but the noise from the bikes frightened my daughter and at times, it was so noisy in the town that we weren't able to chat as we walked.

We took our daughter to Gulliver's Kingdom on Saturday and spent a good half day there. She loved it, so we were also happy. It's definitely not somewhere I'd have gone if we had not had our daughter with us but it bailed us out really, because Matlock Bath was so busy and noisy.

Overall, we had a really great experience at the cottage we will almost certainly stay again. Even though we only stayed 2 nights, we felt as if we'd had a holiday!

When we go again, we will go on the steam engine, which we saw just as we were leaving on the Sunday.

Thanks to Paul (and Karen) for a lovely stay at Imladris!

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Liked best: The romantic kitchen, the views and the bathroom at the top of the house.
Liked least: Nothing really. Would have liked a stairs gate but technically you can't dislike something that's not there!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
12 Mar 2016
Hi Paul
I appreciate your feed back , although we say it's not totally suitable for toddlers I think a safety gate is a good idea, we can put t in the cleaning cupboard for Justin ( just in case ) pardon the pun

Regards

Paul
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