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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Hollington, Derbyshire, England

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Rachel S
Stevenage, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect for much needed R&R”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We booked The Old Smithy for a 5 night break after our wedding as we couldn't face travelling abroad....we are so glad that we did.
The cottage is amazing in a lovely peaceful location with a lovely pub (serving delicious food) just a short walk away.
The owner, Phillipa, welcomed us on arrival and was very friendly (as were the pet cats and dogs) and helpful.
Perfect for a much needed break.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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janetclif...
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“SIMPLY PERFECT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

As a couple we have stayed in numerous locations throughout the UK & Ireland.
This one we would have to say was perfect in every way, one the BEST in fact.
Lovely location, very welcoming owners & pets. Everything we needed was provided and we thoroughly enjoyed the scones.
We found it great for travelling to many locations within the area and even beyond.
We would fully recommend "The old Smithy" to all.
We have had a full 10 day relaxing Holiday and have enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Lia G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Simply Perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012

The cottage is beautiful, has a brilliant host and is in a great location which allows for some good walks and is within a 5 minute stroll to the local pub.
The Old Smithy made a great relaxing break in the countryside and we wouldn't think twice about going again.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Diane H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
“It does what it says on the tin!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

On arrival Phillipa the owner greeted us, very friendly and informative about the area. The Old Smithy was tatstefully decorated, the attention to detail on every level i.e. decoration, comfort and contemporary appliances was first class.
It was full of character, as were the pets, which made the holiday special. Dopey Dogs, crazy cats, and serious sheep who studied every move made in the yard.
Nothing too much trouble for the owners, but always discreet and non intrusive.
The village pub served good food and Beer. Lovely area, plenty to see and do. Beautiful local walks, plenty of peace and quiet.. Perfick.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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bugs18
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“brilliant setting, lovely accomodation and wonderfully welcoming, A****”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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we have just spent a fantastic weekend at this lovely conversion. Very pretty and friendly village, owners could not have been more welcoming.
Accomodation spotless with lots of lovely extra touches, furnished to a very high standard.
Ate at village pub one night would highly recommend.
Ideally situated for touring peaks, also ideal to just laze around!

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
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Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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