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“Terrific 4 stays holiday.”
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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Matlock, Derbyshire, England

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Very good - based on 53 reviews
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tess717
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Terrific 4 stays holiday.”
Reviewed 2 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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person found this review helpful

A charming host, beautiful scenery and plenty to do around the area made for a memorable stay.

The let was spotless and we were welcomed with tea and cakes by Sharon. Really, nothing was too much trouble as she made our holiday as comfortable as possible.

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Liked best: The warm welcome
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Anita B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Romantic Oasis”
Reviewed 15 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

If you are looking for a tranquil setting then look no further.... This is a lovers paradise with views that can only be seen by the very few. On arrival we were welcomed with a warm smile and 'cream tea' and made to feel at home straight away. For those who love walking.... just put your boots on and set out from the door. With the owner living next door you can take advantage of local knowledge and invaluable advice which is seldom available with self catering facilities. Excellent stay. We will be back !!

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Liked best: Complete self catering facilities for 2
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Chris H
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“A little piece of heaven, perfectly located in the peak district.”
Reviewed 2 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. I had seen some good reviews about The Hay Den and from the moment we arrived it very quickly felt like home. Sharon the owner is a great baker and leaves treats for you upon arrival and always made herself available. The Den is a very good base camp for those looking to explore the peaks and even to those who just fancy a couple of quiet days to themselves. Fabulous views, very reasonably priced and a few home touches made the long weekend perfect.

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Liked best: The view from the Hay Den is incredible and Sharon was always on hand for guidance of the local area.
Liked least: The WIFI was patchy but I could receive 4G on the mobile.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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weiqitan2...
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A humble home with a big welcome”
Reviewed 8 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

A perfect getaway for couples from the hustle and bustle of life.
Location is a bit out of way from the bigger towns, but we got to see and stay close to the quiet yet lovely smaller town of Bonsall. And not to forget our host Sharon who is super-friendly and helpful, helping us with to get to beautiful out of the world places. We didnt have a car, yet it was still manageable, if not more pleasant with the long walks and picturesque views all around.

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Tom P
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Great cosy set up tucked away in the beautiful Dales, perfect base for a few days of exploring”
Reviewed 8 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Lovely studio tucked away in the hills, a perfect base for your stay in the Peak District. Lots of great touches, under floor heating keeps the place at a good temperature and Sharon is a brilliant and warm host.

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