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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful return to Ellen House, it had been a few years since our first visit but the standards were still impeccable and the hosts as friendly and attentive as ever. Breakfast is top notch and so fresh, highlights for me were the home made jams and marmalade as well as the piping hot cooked breakfast. The B&B... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned after a night away at Ellen House. When we arrived we were greeted by John and Ann and we felt at home straight away. Room was spotless modern and had everything you need, the home made flap jacks were delicious. Breakfast choices were much more than I've seen offered in any other B&B or larger hotel chain for... More 

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Thank Debbie H
Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this glowing review, it is much appreciated! Yes, our rooms are more contemporary, coming from South Africa we have introduced some unique African touches. We take great care with our breakfasts and as you mentioned we have many dishes to choose from- some unusual (such as our South African breakfasts and the filling of some... More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Ellen house having looked at quite a few b&bs, and chose here because other reviews were very complimentary. We were not disappointed. Firstly, Anne and John were two of the loveliest people you could meet. They certainly know how to run a lovely b&b and seem to cater for your every need. They have not overlooked anything,... More 

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Thank Elaine C
Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

First of all, we are so glad that we lived up to expectations, we always try our best to offer our guests an enjoyable stay. You are not the only ones that enjoy our flapjacks (they are actually a South African cookie we call a crunchy!); I send the recipe to guests on a regular basis! Not all our rooms... More 

Enfield,UK
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The room with twin beds is large and welcoming in this fine, well maintained house.The very friendly hosts are lovely to chat with and create an atmosphere that other guests are quick to join in. Everything is spotless and serviced every day. Apart from free day time street parking being taken up by interlopers and a small shower that was... More 

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Plymtree, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were made very welcome in this well maintained house. comfy bed and small but ok en suite. Delicious breakfast, beautifully cooked and very congenial atmosphere inviting conversation with other guests. A very nice experience, We will go there again.

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Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review, it is good to know that you felt so welcome. An excellent breakfast is an important aspect of our B&B, glad you enjoyed it so much. Not all our rooms and en-suites are the same size, but we try very hard to provide all the amenities that you would need... More 

Retford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It was the second time we'd stayed at Ellen House. The room was beautiful (we've tried 2 now and both fabulous) Great location for walking into matlock. Breakfast is wonderful,its of home made extras and the hosts really go the extra mile. Can't wait to return next year

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Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you, it was great to have you back and good to hear that both rooms were to your liking. As you mentioned, we are very close to the town and its amenities but on a very quiet road. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

brighton
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2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

great two night stay at Ellen house, Anne and john are very welcoming and informative, room was great as were the Breakfasts, the home made jams and cookies in your room are a nice touch , good location no noise. would come back again when in the area

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Thank SussexSid
Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review. It will be great to have you back again, I can guarantee that John will still be making his excellent breakfast and I will keep the biscuit tin stocked up with my home made goodies! PS: my sister has just delivered another batch of homemade jams and... More 

Croydon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a great room and the breakfast is amazing. I am vegetarian and it was such a treat to have a wide choice for breakfast. I had three different breakfasts over the three days we were there and they were all excellent. My partner enjoyed his bacon and sausages too! Everywhere is spotlessly clean and you are made to... More 

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Thank LinofCroydon7895
Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

So good to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the vegetarian options. As you pointed out, we have several choices. We are planning to add some more options next year so you might have something else to look forward to if you come and stay again! More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect room with an excellent Breakfast. Even an option to eat South Africa. A great choice if you your partner eats Vegan. Wish I had time to stay longer as good location being close to shops and restaurants.

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Thank teddex
Anne A, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. As you know we have a separate menu for vegetarians and vegans as we believe there should be more on offer than just the full English without the sausage and bacon. It is satisfying to know that our options for vegan and vegetarian guests are appreciated. It will be good... More 

Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed in Ellen House for two nights. It is excellent place to stay. Anne and John are very friendly and welcoming. Lots of choice for breakfast and really tasty. Very comfortable bed, nice room with access the garden.

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funkyhippo, Owner at Ellen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much. It is good to know that you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellen House offers a special stay with the emphasis on excellent service, comfortable rooms and good food. We have a varied English breakfast as well as innovative vegatarian and vegan dishes. We are in the Peak District and close to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellen House

Address: 37 Snitterton Road, Matlock DE4 3LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock
Price Range: $137 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ellen House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for the room(s) giving onto the back garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Thoren_12, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try the South African breakfast”
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“Room 3 he direct access to the gaeden”
 of 5 bubbles Lolly1952, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room over looking the garden number 3”
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“the garden room is lovely.”
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