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Glendon Guest House
Ranked #2 of 53 Matlock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I have just spent a night at Glendon Guest House with a group of friends to celebrate a special birthday. It really is the most wonderful place having been sympathetically decorated - simply but exquisitely and with a real homely feel. Attention to detail is exceptional - lovely bedding, towels toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities with lovely biscuits, and chocolates in the bedrooms. Our hosts were wonderful - nothing was too much trouble for them - and breakfast has to be tried to be believed! Certainly somewhere worth making a special trip for !

Room Tip: Ask for the four poster - pure luxury !
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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Jane H
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Glendon is a lovely building and it is good to know you like the decor. Our aim was to create a welcoming place to stay, whilst respecting the Victorian style. We hope you may be able to visit again.

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Reviewed 4 February 2013

I have just spent a birthday weekend with a group of friends at Glendon. From the moment we arrived to the time we departed nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. I enjoyed the splendour and comfort of the four poster room, definately to be recommended. Huge shower with well chosen toiletries, fluffy towels, top quality linen, complimentary chocolates and tea and coffee making facilities all contibuted to make our stay a real treat.

We also enjoyed a home cooked dinner and time spent exploring the many small antique and vintage shops in Matlock itself, only a short walk from Glendon. We are already plotting a return visit.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Linda B
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

Thank you very much for your commnets. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and birthday celebration. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to Glendon.

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Reviewed 27 January 2013

Having read previous reviews I had to check this B&B out. I travel a lot and stay in many hotels and this place surpassed almost all of them. The hosts have thought of every detail, fresh milk in the bedrooms and home baking, beautiful bed linen I could go on.... Treat yourself and you will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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Thank arbWales
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2013

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and found the previous reviews helpful. The extra touches make all the difference and it is good to know these contributed to making your stay enjoyable. We hope you are able to return again.

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Reviewed 24 January 2013

I write this from my bed, very comfy, having had delicious breakfast and great home baking. Nice guys running then place, great service. The linen stands out and shows the attention to detail that makes a difference.
Lush.

Room Tip: Room one every time
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Simon M
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Thank you for your review. We aim to offer a very good service and focus on the personal touch and creating a stylish but individual interior. This is one of the things that makes us a little bit different to most hotels and it is good to know you appreciated this.

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Reviewed 18 January 2013

This is definitely a great place to stay, everything is perfect, from the friendly welcome, with tea and cake, to the rooms, to the breakfasts, to everything in fact, you feel cosseted and welcomed at all times by Adrian and Damian. We booked a romantic stay in the four poster room just before christmas, and it was lovely, lots of nice touches including providing us with proper glasses to enjoy the champagne we brought with us, the ensuite was very stylish, and just what I wish my own bathroom looked like. The fridge is a silent running one, and its the little touches like this that set Glendon House apart. Our room was at the front of the house and looked out onto a nice little park and the local church, the view was lovely. We went out into Matlock and the surrounding villages for drinks and meals, and again would thoroughly recommend this area as a place for a great rejuvenating break, and dont think of staying anywhere else. Book yourself a holiday here and sit back and luxuriate in an exceptional b and b, well done to Adrian and Damian for greating such a lovely place to stay. We will be back....

Room Tip: the four poster room is very romantic and has great views out to the front of the house
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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank 254johnry
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Thakn you for your review. The four-poster room is a lovely place to stay and we are glad you enjoyed it. It is also great to hear that we were good hosts. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 10 December 2012

Where do I begin to tell you what a fabulous place to stay Gendon is?
Damien and Adrian are wonderful welcoming hosts, knowledgeable about the area and helpful. As if by magic we were greeted at the door, our luggage taken care of and within minutes we were enjoying fresh coffee, tea and delicious home made cake in the elegant, comfortable guest lounge.
Our tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean room was beautiful and as we stayed with a large group of friends, taking over the whole house, we were able to check out the other rooms and see they were all equally fabulous including the 4 poster and the family rooms. The bed with its top quality linen was so comfortable and after sleeping really well I refused to get out of it on the first morning, enjoying my coffee and listening to the radio on the flat screen T.V. all snug and warm. The jug of fresh milk in the totally silent fridge was a really welcome touch. There is also a selection of goodies and bottled water in there too which are priced to enjoy not shock.
Whilst I lounged in bed my husband tried out the huge shower with its endless supply of hot water and luxury toiletries and eventually got out but certainly didn't rush! When it was my turn I was not disappointed. The bathroom had lovely soft, fluffy towels and even a lit mirror so you could actually see to put on your make up (for those of us who do not wake up naturally beautiful) and the hair dryer provided in the room was a good quality one with the socket next to the mirror over the desk/dressing table, all very well thought out, as was the provision of sufficient hangers in the wardrobe.
We slipped downstairs into the lovely dining room to join our friends for breakfast and what a breakfast. The choice would rival any 5 star hotel, cereals, fruit, yoghurt, compote, fresh fruit salad, full English made with the finest local produce, smoked salmon, scrambled eggs, English muffins, Eggs Benedict and real porridge served with a little bowl of brown sugar and jugs of fresh cream and maple syrup. Mmmmm! I can recommend that and the full English. Fruit juice was served on arrival and the fresh leaf tea, good coffee and toast were replaced as often as needed whilst we chatted and laughed with our friends,enjoying the papers whilst planning our stroll to the Christmas markets.
We all lead busy lives and sometimes staying somewhere for the first time you don't know what to expect but I totally relaxed at Glendon. It was perfect in every way.
We didn't want to leave and cannot wait to go back, as a couple or with a group of friends or family.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

Wow! We were really pleased we were able to contribute to making your weekend enjoyable. Thank you for your lovely comments they really are very appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 10 December 2012

my friend and i have just stayed here for the weekend and loved every minute. our room was so comfortable with crisp white bedding and fluffy pillows. We loved the attention to detail in our room, from the wine glasses to the chocolate in the fridge. We were made to feel very welcome by both Adrian and Damien. Breakfast was delicious and I hope to return again in the summer for another weekend.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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Adrian C, Owner at Glendon Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2013

I am so pleased your enjoyed your stay. We are always happy to assist and glad your found us welcoming. It would be lovely to see you again later this year.

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Additional Information about Glendon Guest House

Address: Knowleston Place, Matlock DE4 3BU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Matlock
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Matlock
Price Range: £75 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Glendon, a fine Victorian house, offers a genuine welcome. An ideal base for leisure and business visitors. Located on the edge of the Peak District we offer individually designed bedrooms with a range of amenities including a silent fridge and Wi-Fi. The sitting room, overlooking Knowleston Gardens, is an ideal place to relax at the end of the day. Breakfast is served in the dining room and offers a full choice. Ample parking is available. ... more   less 

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