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Condo/Apartment -
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Matlock, Derbyshire, England

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sandsieh
Wolfenbuttel, Germany
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely little gem!”
Reviewed 2 January 2017 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

Writing a review for this special place has been on my list for too long now...Although it's been a while since we visited, we often remember this beautiful place. It's a little gem surrounded by beautiful countryside. Sharons warm welcome and amazing banana cake made our stay very special. We loved it and the little house got everything we needed! Many thanks again!

Date of stay: March 2015
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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garry h
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Special place 💕”
Reviewed 29 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Absolute peace and tranquility ! Amazing little place with a massive heart. Panoramic view with a chorus of birds for a wake up call. Sharon our host was fantastic and very welcoming. She made us very welcome and gave us lots of homemade baking.
We will definatley re visit this little gem again. Thankyou for your warm welcome x

Date of stay: September 2016
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Mandy M
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5 reviews
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“5***little gem”
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Beautiful little hide away, with stunning views, 5* home comforts, and 5* hospitality from our hosts, lovely welcome tray with home made cake, warm homemade apple pie we felt totally spoilt, super attention to detail with our names welcoming us on a blackboard on the hay den wall. We stayed for 2 x nights but would not hesitate to stay for longer next time..
Thankyou Sharon x

Date of stay: September 2016
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Christine...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Stunning views”
Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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person found this review helpful

Even though the Hay Den is small, it has everything you need. Sharon made us very welcome and the banana cake was delicious!

Date of stay: August 2016
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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SirGrant
1 review
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“Perfect little cottage.”
Reviewed 25 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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person found this review helpful

For long or short stays the hay den is perfect. Sharon goes above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The hay den itself is lovely, great views and has everything you would need for a long or short stay. It is in a lovely area. My only complaint is it's slightly hard to find.

Date of stay: July 2016
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guyhth
Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Small but perfectly formed.”
Reviewed 18 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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person found this review helpful

We spent two nights in the Hay Den, and what lovely nights they were.

Sharon was wonderfully welcoming, and the homemade cakes she provided were a very nice (and delicious) touch. The setting is very tranquil, and yet is well placed to explore the local area. There's a great pub (The Barlow Mow) within walking distance which is similarly welcoming and does good food.

Yes, it's small. Yes, brushing your teeth can be an exercise in contortion. Does it matter? Not one bit. It provided us with a cosy place to sleep and have breakfast, and that's all we needed. We wouldn't hesitate to come back if we were visiting the area again.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Kerry A
Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“The perfect getaway! ”
Reviewed 12 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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The Hay Den is a charming and cosy studio apartment surrounded by stunning views! Sharon is the perfect host who made us feel very welcome - nothing is too much trouble! The bed was so comfy, I didn't want to get up! We will definitely be back!

Date of stay: July 2016
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