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The Lilacs

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stayed two nights with my wife. What can I say? Spotless, warm, welcoming Even a free kit Kat each Great advice on pubs, restaurants and taxis ( well not taxis, they were too busy) Lovely room, very quiet and scrummy Brecky. Thanks Tina we will visit again.

Thank 928petehayward
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

me and my husband stayed here new years eve as we had a wedding at nearby callow hall. Tina the hostess was extremely charming such a lovely lady. she could not do enough for us and even gave us a lift to callow hall to save on taxis. we chatted to us and made us feel so welcome and at...

Thank Lisa C
Watton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed for work last night, the landlady was very friendly and explained everything in good detail. the room was very clean and tidy, with a comfortable bed. Breakfast was excellent, very good value for the nights stay. I noticed that other reviews mentioned the noisy road, i slept with the window open and didn't disturb once during the night.

Thank Paul U
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely one night stay in a beautiful well looked after B&B. A home from home! The breakfast was delicious and our stay was very reasonably priced. ! Lovely stay thank you very much! - would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Alton Towers or just seeking a relaxing short break with a lovely scenic view.

Thank Billie B
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were attending a wedding at nearby Osmaston Park so The Lilacs is very conveniently located. Our room was very clean and spacious enough for a one night stay. The owner is very welcoming and helpful on arrival. We had an ensuite room and the bathroom was a good size with a shower as well as a bath. We were...

Thank Jeff F
Winterborne Whitechurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Sat Nav takes one passed house, from Ashbourne, by about 50/70 yds small side road on left to turn in if miss. I did but called owner who came out to road to show way in. Very good room, very pretty ( our's was in back great view over fields) Good parking in rear. Beautifully fitted room and bathroom both...

Thank anthony s
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A small homely B&B that only offers two rooms. The parking was fine, the room was comfy and there was a good supply of tea, coffee, etc. There was a seated area at the bottom of the garden which looked out over the fields. The breakfast was good and I found the land lady to be friendly and helpful. I...

Thank Philip T
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We found our way to The Lilacs by way of our sat nav, or at least to the road. Yes, the noisy thundering traffic road. The speed limit is 40 mph, but I estimate that all traffic, including monster trucks were travelling at 60 mph. We daren't stop and so pulled round into a side street and went looking on...

1Thank Lindagreenacre
Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time .Tina is so helpful and friendly. We stayed there a few times now to visit family and she always makes the boys a lovely cake .and ask for it each time we go back . The cottage is lovely

Thank Marissa L
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Took my boyfriend to Alton Towers and stayed here for two nights, what a lovely place. Rooms were very clean and stocked up with water and tea/coffee. The lady was lovely, made a delicious breakfast and was happy to prepare a packed lunch for us which was very good. Definitely recommend.

Thank ChloeHax

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Additional Information about The Lilacs

Address: The Lilacs Mayfield Road, Ashbourne DE6 2BJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Ashbourne
Price Range: ₹ 5,297 - ₹ 5,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lilacs 3*
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“only two rooms get back room if poss as it is on A52 but traffic seems to stop later at night.”
277anthonys, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unless you are guaranteed a room at the rear, do NOT stay here”
Lindagreenacre, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book at room at the back as very busy road .”
chrisW2201SI, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“This was a private cottage so could not be improved ,ideal .”
Britbrat6, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“room at the rear away from busy main road”
cs766, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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