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Cavendish Hotel

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Country House Hotel, part of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire Estate since 1830. The Cavendish overlooks the Estate and is a twenty minute walk to Chatsworth House from the Hotel. 28 recently refurbished bedrooms, with two restaurants and elegant public areas: much original artwork and furniture from Chatsworth House itself. Attentive and friendly staff combine with renowned food from Chef Alan Hill, together with a superb location in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
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Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
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We booked a family event to include lunch, supper and an overnight stay. The Cavendish team could not have been more accommodating, even for unforeseen changes at the very last minute. The rooms were beautiful with real attention to detail, and the food was delightful. The
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My husband and I have just enjoyed the Escape on Sunday package and would thoroughly recommend it. We loved dinner in the Gallery Restaurant and the breakfast was delicious too. But, as many people have said, the staff are what makes the hotel so good. Poppy, Victoria and Steven
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Response from Cavendish_GM, General Manager at Cavendish Hotel
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Many thanks for your review - so glad you enjoyed the Cavendish. I hope we have an opportunity to welcome you back again. Kind regards Philip Joseph
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We stayed here overnight but wished it had been for longer and we will be back soon. The location is beautiful with wonderful views, the hotel very comfortable and the staff are a perfect combination of friendly, polite and very efficient. Thank you.
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Response from Cavendish_GM, General Manager at Cavendish Hotel
Responded today
Many thanks for your comments, the staff will be very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come back again soon! Kind regards Philip Joseph
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My sister and I took a friend for afternoon tea as a birthday treat. We were seated at a table by the window and as it was a bit of a blustery day it was quite chilly as there was a draught through the window! The waiter arrived to take our drinks order. My sister and friend
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Response from Cavendish_GM, Manager at Cavendish Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Jane Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you were disappointed with the experience at the Cavendish and I have discussed the points you made with both the Restaurant and Kitchen teams. As I understand it, the shortcomings you experienced in terms of the afternoon tea items were rectified at the time (some items being replaced with alternatives) which seems to have been omitted from your feedback. The traditional way of presenting scones is, I believe, with clotted cream and jam - there would be no problem in accommodating any request for butter - you only have to ask! Kind regards Philip Joseph
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Superb overnight accommodation, went with friends to celebrate 50th birthday. Staff helpful and attentive. Food and standard of room superb Will definitely be staying again. The surrounding countryside beautiful, walks directly from hotel to Chatsworth house
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Response from Cavendish_GM, General Manager at Cavendish Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Paul Glad to hear you were well looked after and thank you for staying with us. Hope to welcome you back in the future. Philip Joseph
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Comfy room with stunning views
Comfy room with stunning views
You can access via the pavement on the main road and then down the side road and a special gate is there for disabled access all the way to the house
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The Hotel offered to look after our bags when we arrived on the Friday. Unsure about tickets, but ours were purchased in advance. There was quite a queue when we arrived on Friday lunchtime for those without tickets.
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"Front of the hotel in the main house."
"Rooms overlooking the expansive view of the Chatsworth Estate and environs are more sought after than those fronting the road"
"aks for room with no window facing the road"
"Room 25 for handicapped, but noisy from upstairs and near door to building"
"Main house, overlooking the hills and Chatsworth"
US$129 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
cavendish hotel baslow
United KingdomEnglandPeak District National ParkBaslow
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