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The Izaak Walton Hotel

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The Izaak Walton Hotel is a family owned Country House Hotel. Set in beautiful Dovedale just a short walk from the River Dove and the famous 'Stepping Stones.' The Haddon restaurant with spectacular views of 'Thorpe Cloud' serves a daily A La Carte menu. The bar is open daily from 9am to 11pm for lunches, afternoon tea and evening bar menu. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Great View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
East Midlands Airport40 km
Manchester Intl Airport47 km
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All reviews thorpe cloud dovedale bar haddon restaurant bar area afternoon tea lovely hotel bar food peak district superior room stepping stones excellent food following morning sandwiches main course hotel is situated fish and chips spa bath
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to the Peaks , but a fine dining restaurant that charges £40 for a three course menu of a standard you don't get in London. Nicely formal and quality food. Hotel is a little old, but clean and with a nice barMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank john b
Response from James K, Owner at The Izaak Walton HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, thank you for taking the time to review The Izaak Walton Hotel. It is good to hear you enjoyed your time with us and especially your meal in The Haddon Restaurant. It is also good to hear that you found the hotel to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to Ilam Hall Youth Hotel was when I was university student many years ago. This recent visit was the second of two occasions when I wished to introduce my wife to the walks and scenery of Dovedale and the Manifold Valley. On...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Dr H
Response from James K, Owner at The Izaak Walton HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following your return visit to Dovedale. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at The Izaak Walton hotel and that you enjoyed the views and surrounding scenery from the hotel....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying with our dog at nearby Blore Hall and as we had arrived early stopped here for a drink and snack. At this time we had only a local beer and a snack in the bar where our dog was suitable "fussed over"....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 627EileenS
Response from James K, Owner at The Izaak Walton HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Izaak Walton Hotel. It is good to hear of your visit and I am pleased you found the staff to be friendly and that you were well accommodated. It is also good to hear that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These comments are based on dinner in the hotel's restaurant, not on the Bar menu as we didn't try that - we heard it was very good, though. We were staying at a local B & B and decided to treat ourselves to dinner in...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank elizabethallison
Response from James K, Owner at The Izaak Walton HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Izaak Walton Hotel. It is lovely to hear of your visit and especially that you enjoyed such a special experience whilst dining in The Haddon Restaurant. I am pleased you found the staff friendly and that...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a warm friendly visit, staff are very helpful and welcoming with the family dog. Stayed in a room in the courtyard. Food (only ate in the bar) was always most welcome and filling after walking all day. Oh did I say 2mins from Dovedale...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank familyrits
Response from James K, Owner at The Izaak Walton HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Izaak Walton Hotel. It is lovely to hear of your short break in one of our dog friendly courtyard rooms and I am especially pleased to hear that you received such a warm and friendly welcome....More

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Shropshirelass56
17 July 2018|
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Response from Katey K | Reviewed this property |
There was a hair dryer but it was tiny and not very powerful so you may want to take your own. We don't remember seeing an ironing board in the room but I'm sure the staff would sort it out if you requested one.
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Emma H
15 February 2018|
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Response from smokey40 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but it's worth a call. I did talk to them about the tariff and I think even if you have to get to rooms I'll give him a call because I sure they will offer a deal. hopefully you do get there because it's just... More
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joy a
31 January 2018|
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Response from Jane D | Reviewed this property |
there were dogs in the main bar when we went
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"There are good views all round the hotel but I prefer the view of Thorp Cloud"
977drh
2 weeks ago
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"Had dog and only 4 rooms available so be quick"
familyrits
5 weeks ago
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"Some parts of the hotel have lovely views and there are also dog friendly rooms out in the courtyard."
886gillianl
29 Oct 2018
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"?try newer rooms"
PeterR93
9 Oct 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$98 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandPeak District National ParkIlam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
37
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