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The Staff of Life

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“calke abbey”(11 reviews)
“the pub”(19 reviews)
“b b”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great nights sleep for a decent price. I’m a bit OCD so appreciated the cleanliness. WiFi in the room was good. We both enjoyed a full English in the morning. The staff were very friendly and welcoming which is the main reason I’m writing this...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally found a B&B where I can get a good nights sleep for a decent price! Really clean rooms too. Appreciated having WiFi in the room and had a beautiful full English. Real fast before an early check out. Made to feel welcome which makes...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can rely on a friendly welcome at he Staff of Life, both for you and your four legged friends. The fayre is uncomplicated: no frills traditional pub grub. The Sunday lunches are particularly welcome after a walk in he nearby National Trust's Calke Abbey.

Thank Bronwen T
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 16 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
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Price range
US$105 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$105 - US$197 (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
15 October 2014|
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Response from RayLynn2013 | Reviewed this property |
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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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