Individually designed double bedroom with red  cover and curtains

National B&B week

16 Mar, 2019 | Glendon

A choice of gourmet coffees and teas in a display box

Looking for a hotel or bed and breakfast?

When planning a break away there are lots of options to chose from. Over the past few years lots of hotel chains have become more visible. The choices range from luxury properties to budget chains. For the chain hotels a plus can be that you know what you are getting before you get there.

There is an alternative – a Bed and Breakfast. From the 18th to 25th March 2019 is National B&B week so it’s a good time to give a shout out to some of the delights of independent accommodation providers.

Glendon Bed and Breakfast black and white photos of terrace

What makes a bed and breakfast different from a hotel?

Bed and Breakfasts come in all shapes and sizes and this is one of their great attractions. Each one offers something unique. A common factor though is they are run by the people who own them, people who care about what they offer and want to ensure their guests have a great experience.

Why book Glendon?

Caring about our guests at Glendon is exactly what we are about – offering excellent hospitality and wanting each and every guest to enjoy their stay with us. To do this we think carefully about what we offer, and this is informed by talking to our guests.

So, what does this mean for our guests? Well a good night’s sleep and great breakfast are obviously key. For us this means careful thought on the quality of mattresses, high-quality bed linen, local ingredients for breakfast and choices to suit all tastes.

Elemis products in every room

Little touches which make all the difference

In addition, though it is often the little touches that make a difference. At Glendon this includes Elemis toiletries, silent mini-fridge, fresh milk, and ironing facilities in each room. This month we have also added a new range of quality teas and gourmet coffee in each guest room. It is perhaps a small touch, but it all adds to making the experience for our guests that little bit special.

There are also some larger touches too. Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park offer some great cycling opportunities. So this year we have added a new secure cycle store (including electric supply if anyone fancies hiring an e-cycle from one of the local suppliers. And our latest project, which is due to complete soon is the addition of an electric car charging station. These facilities, as well as being great for our guests, also help to make a positive environmental contribution.

Our reviews speak for themselves

And perhaps the most important measure of this is what our guests say about their stay at Glendon? Superb; friendly great service; the perfect stay; the best; top notch bed and breakfast; great attention to detail and; a wee gem in the heart of Derbyshire – offer a glimpse of the feedback we have received. Read further guest reviews from Google as well as those left on our website.

Mushrooms filled with roasted tomatoes and mirror reflections

Reviews from our guests

review rating 5
  It is most definitely a 'five' star rating from me. The beds are amazingly comfortable. You feel like you are sleeping on a cloud, that was my first reaction when we first visited a few years ago! The breakfasts are amazing. Absolutely finest B&B I've ever stayed in.

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Gill Hill
12/18/2018

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  This is the most beautiful B&B we have ever stayed in. From arrival to departure we loved our stay. The rooms are immaculate and have lots of lovely features - the shower room had Elemis Products to use and the bed was big and very comfy. There was also a fridge in the room with fresh milk for the tea and coffee provided and where you could buy additional snacks if you wanted. The Lemon drizzle cake in the room on arrival was delicious and a lovely welcoming touch. The Owners were nothing but amazing - so hospitable. There was so much choice for Breakfast and was the best eggs royale I have ever eaten. My partner and I got engaged during our stay and on departure Damien presented us with a card and a bottle of Prosecco, absolutely lovely and left us smiling all the way back to Birmingham - Thank you so much. If we came back to Matlock we would not want to stay anywhere else and I will be recommending this place to everyone I know. Thank you for such a lovely stay xxx

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Emma Graham
11/21/2018

review rating 5
  The best B&B we have stayed at. Period. Immaculate rooms, brilliant location for the peak district, perfect hosts, and the best full-English breakfast around. We will definitely be back!

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Michael Taylor
11/03/2018

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