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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Firstly the good , nice bar and gardens and an excellent evening meal , Now the bad , very poor breakfasts both in quality and service plus our room was small and quite noisy despite being at the back. The Inn is in a very good location to visit tourist attractions in the area which is why we stayed.

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Thank Warries
Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our Innkeepers Lodge. Your feedback is most appreciated and will be noted by everyone at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2014

A wonderful well managed and well staffed hotel, the room was excellent, very comfortable and considering the location very quiet. The food was the winner both for an excellent boozy lunch and a romantic evening meal. on both occasions the food excelled and the staff were personable, and what a pleasure the breakfast was with all the staff being very... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. On behalf of all the team we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we have replied to you personally asking for a little more information.... More 

matmat69
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46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here to attend a wedding in Macclesfield and for that end it is a great location, easy to find and navigate around the area from. Check in was at the bar which is a well maintained area and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The general problem with the accommodation is the noise that can be heard... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that the visit you made to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge was not as perfect as you would have liked. We want all our guests to be satisfied so we always welcome your feedback and we have replied to you personally about your review. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We have had another fab evening at the Merlin in Alderley Edge. The food is consistently good (we have never had a bad meal there). The staff are always helpful and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. You are always guaranteed a good evening. We have stayed in the hotel previously, but not tonight, and have booked for a... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is great to read that you enjoyed your visit to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge and I have shared your comments with all the team. We have replied to you personally and look forward to taking care of you again soon. More 

Wilmslow, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2014

I went out for a meal in the restaurant with some ex work colleagues. We have been coming to The Merlin every few months for several years. The last time we came we went home extremely disappointed, but decided to give it one last try. Wow, am I glad we did. The menu has been improved, the old atmosphere restored,... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is great to read that you enjoyed your meal at The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge, Alderley Edge and I have shared your comments with all the team. We have replied to you personally and look forward to taking care of you again soon. More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

The Merlin is an above average restaurant with accommodation and serves an excellent salt beef sandwich. Our room was huge over looking the car park. Noise from the restaurant was not intrusive, the bathroom well appointed and spotless. Breakfast was excellent, a continental breakfast that included cold meats, fruit and Danish Pastries. The only downside was a lumpy mattress which... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Your review is very helpful to us, and we will take note of the points you have made following your visit to The Merlin, Innkeeper's Lodge, Alderley Edge. More 

Stoke, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I booked here for my wife's 30th Birthday and would highly recommend this hotel. We stayed two nights and dined in the Merlin. We both had the 28 day dry-aged rib-eye steak which was the best steak I've ever eaten. We felt very relaxed in both the bar area and dining room with great decor. The rooms were brilliant, spacious... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at The Merlin, Innkeepers Lodge Alderley Edge.. Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review. More 

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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I had some trouble finding the hotel as its badly signposted. I would suggest improving this. On arrival at the Innkeepers Alderley Edge I must admit, that from the outside, the hotel looked a bit run down. I wondered if I had made the right decision to stay there. The welcome from reception was very warm although had to pay... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased to read that you had a positive time here with us at Innkeepers Lodge Alderley Edge . Our teams love to hear when they have done a good job and we have replied to you personally about your review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

I booked this one as it was in a perfect location although I was slightly worried that it may not live up to its 4* rating as the Inn Keepers Lodge hotels are usually 2*/3*. The room was very large, well decorated and offered a very nice bathroom. The bedroom feels a little sparse and could do with some brightening... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

Many thanks for giving us your thoughts following your visit to The Merlin, Innkeepers Lodge Alderley Edge . We really do appreciate that you have taken the time to share your comments. More 

Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Stayed 2 nights for a short break and were impressed from the first phone contact (thanks Rebecca) and all the time we were there. Welcome was great, the room was large, comfortable and quiet. The staff were all lovely, friendly and helpful, Gary and Julian especially. We ate in the restaurant both nights, again very welcoming, good atmosphere and great... More 

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Innkeepers_Lodge_01, Public Relations Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you found The Merlin a good place to stay, and we really appreciate you leaving positive feedback on Trip Advisor. We have replied to you personally as it is our aim to give every customer the very best experience possible. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between Wilmslow and picturesque Alderley Edge, this elegant lodge gives you all the charm of a country hotel only 12 miles from Manchester.Dating back to the 1880s and dripping with original features and luxurious touches, it's amongst some of the most characterful accommodation in Cheshire. In fact, it was once one of the grandest private residences in wealthy Alderley Edge. Today it offers 10 comfy, modern rooms and a cosy pub and restaurant, where you can savour fresh, seasonal food in the warmth of a crackling open fire.Alderley Edge may boast the highest number of millionaires per square mile in the country, but there's much more to this pretty village than star watching. It's built upon a sandstone escarpment that overlooks the Cheshire Plain, where walkers will find many picturesque routes criss-crossing its beautiful scenery. The National Trust's Quarry Bank Mill and stylish Knutsford are also well worth a visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge

Address: The Merlin | 5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Alderley Edge
Price Range: $129 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Innkeeper's Lodge Alderley Edge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“ask for a room away from the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles Barnsey22, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try and book a room at the front of the property facing the garden. It is a lot quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Dawn19661102, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are only a few rooms and they're all in the same floor, was perfectly fine and no noise from outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 788lizzym, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at the front !”
 of 5 bubbles BrightonGrandpa, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“probably rooms at the front may have better views, but it's a woodland area with a nice garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles Dave69Glasgow, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
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