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The Staff of Life

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“calke abbey”(10 reviews)
“the pub”(19 reviews)
“b b”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pets Allowed
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Stayed for two nights on business, great room overlooking main road, traffic didn't disturb me at all. Room full of character, old beams etc but very comfortable with top-of-the-range en-suite bathroom. There was a range of drinks in room, and plenty of each, and a...More

Thank VictoriaBath
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I booked 2 rooms for 2 family members. A little apprehensive at first but ended up having a very pleasant stay. The rooms close together(as requested) were perfect, nicely decorated, very clean and all facilities needed. Breakfast they told me was what they wanted. Staff...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Booked this room to stay at download for the weekend with a couple of my colleagues. Wasn't really expecting much, was just looking for somewhere to lay my head after a heavy evening. Check in time wasn't until in the afternoon however the incredibly hospitable...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We visited the nearby Calke Abbey with friends and our dogs today. It was wonderful to find this perfect little pub, dogs were welcome inside which was a relief as the heavens were just about to open 😊 lovely food and the landlady couldn't have...More

1  Thank Emmie D
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed here (2 couples) on a Saturday night as we had been visiting the area. We arrived in the afternoon and the pub was closed but soon rectified and we were met and shown our rooms. Rooms were spacious and very clean and looked...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$102 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$102 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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RosieT2
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"There are two larger rooms, a liitle more expensive but certainly worth the extra"
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"There are deluxe rooms for those wanting a little more comfort."
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"Superior rooms are all ground based, and have their own private entrances."
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"All rooms are quiet and comfortable"
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