HOLIDAYMAKERS can rent a hotel with its very own pub – from £30pp per night.
The Temple in Matlock Bath, in the Peak District, sleeps 34 people in 15 bedrooms, has two hot tubs, a games room and two bars all with stylish furniture and décor.
The Georgian Grade II listed former hotel was refurbished in 2019 and is located in two acres of hillside in the historic spa village.
The games room/pub has its own pool table as well as table tennis, air hockey, piano and a six speaker karaoke machine with lights.
It also contains an open fire, for which a first basket of logs is provided, and a large bar with a bottle fridge, so guests can have a night at the pub without leaving the accommodation.
Upstairs, in the first-floor south wing there is a large kitchen with two gas range ovens and hobs, three dishwashers, two microwaves, two kettles, two toasters, two washing machines and two American fridge/freezers.
The kitchen is situated opposite the dining room, also known as the Byron Room, which has plenty of seating for all guests and offers views of Riber Castle, the limestone cliffs, the River Derwent and the village below.
The room is named after Lord Byron, who is one of several high profile historic guests at The Temple.
The poet who was apparently “so moved by his stay” that he etched a poem on the dining room window.
A young Queen Victoria also signed the same pane as a young princess during a visit.
Next to the Byron room is a cosy snug, with comfy seating and a Smart TV/DVD.
Adjoining the kitchen is the lounge bar, another place for guests to enjoy a drink during their stay, which also has its own bottle fridge.
That bar is linked to the main lounge, which also has seating for everyone and contains a wall of glass windows that provides panoramic views of the cliffs and river below.
It also has a large Smart TV, a bluetooth/USB/DAB/CD music system and a wood burning stove, for which the first basket of logs provided.
The 15 bedrooms all come with at least a king-size bed, although some also have super kings.
Bedroom 13 is a family room with king-size bed and two additional single beds.
All rooms come with a luxury en-suite shower or bathrooms, while some have massage jet showers installed too. All bedrooms have also have TVs.
There is also a main garden with two hot tubs set among the fantastic views. Outdoor dining is also possible during the warmer months, with two charcoal BBQs on site.
The Temple is perfect for large groups, looking for “heaps of space” and “freedom to do their own thing” before exploring the Peak District.
There is off-road parking for up to 20 cars in the car parking area opposite and in the adjoining large car park to the side.
The accommodation is situated in a great location for families, with Gulliver’s Kingdom, the Peak District Mining Museum, an aquarium and arcades all within driving distance.
Those who have stayed at the temple have rated it highly, with one recent guest saying: “An amazing property in a great location.
“It really is the perfect place for a group get together.”
Another wrote: “A fantastic place for a big family and friends get together.”
Sun Online Travel found a seven-night self catering stay at the Temple in December for £7066, including booking fee, working out at £29.60 per person, per night.
Bookings at the Temple can be made via Holiday Cottages.
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