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    The Staff of Life

    7 High Street, Ticknall DE73 7JH, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “calke abbey” (10 reviews)
    “the pub” (18 reviews)
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 133 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago 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 3 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

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    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

    1  Thank GeeMBee
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    This Country Inn is in a lovely location and we received a friendly welcome from the owners and staff for our one night stay. Room 5 with the 4-poster bed was amazing, very clean and the free WIFI, bed linen, towels and toiletries plus the...More

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    15 October 2014|
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    Response from RayLynn2013 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do. Room Number 2
    Room Tips
    "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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