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“Superbly equipped and very comfortable”
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34 reviews
Double Bedroom
Kitchen from Dining Room
Bathroom
Lounge
View from rear garden
Designer Wardrobe
Dining Room
Conservatory
Bathroom
Front of Donington Den
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Bungalow -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Melbourne, Derbyshire, England

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Sarah K
Melbourne, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superbly equipped and very comfortable”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We are local and stayed for 12 nights between moving house and found Donington Den to be excellent. It has everything you might need for cooking, cleaning and relaxing. The owners were friendly and flexible to our needs. If we have friends/family to visit us from further afield, I would definitely recommend staying here.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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350Christ...
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
“Excellent accommodation in lovely village”
Reviewed 10 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Enjoyed our 3 night stay in Donnington Den. Our stay was to visit the Battlefield Steam railway which we thoroughly enjoyed. Also within reach of the Churnet Valley, Ecclesbourne railway and the Midland Railway so for steam train enthusiasts a must. Also plenty to do in and around Melbourne including Calke Abbey and the Grand Prix Museum. Excellent walking in the area and good eating places and comfortable accommodation to return to at the end of the day.
Hope to return to the area one day and will have no hesitation at staying at Donnington Den again

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Liked best: Quiet and peaceful yet walking distance to village
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
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MarleneEl...
London, United Kingdom
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“We had such a relaxed amazing weekend”
Reviewed 19 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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We used Donington Den as a weekend reunion getaway for girl friends who lives all over the UK. Catryn and Ivan was very kind and forthcoming. The house was spotless and well equipped. The village of Melbourne is quint and clean and has sweet little shops, pubs and restaurants. We chose to stay in most of the time thought as the house was comfortable and cozy.
I would definitely recommend this house for a weekend getaway in the countryside! We wished we could stay longer than a weekend!

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Travelling group: Friends
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Russell S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great little spot”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Clean, well equipped and maintained. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again top marks

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Liked best: Location and recently decorated
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Friends
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Versailles, France
Reviewed 21 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: the kindness of the owner
Liked least: no wifi
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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