South Normanton

The Derbyshire Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • According to The AA Hotel Guide 2017, this 4-star hotel has a "relaxed informal atmosphere"
  • The spa facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a steam room and a gym
  • The Peak District, Chatsworth House and the Derbyshire Dales are within 35 minutes' drive
  • The hotel is within 60 minutes' drive of the historic towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock

94% (1680 Member Ratings)

"Service was excellent. Room was very comfortable."
Apr 24, 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom


Map & Directions

The Derbyshire Hotel is a 2-minute drive from Junction 28 of the M1. Parking is free at the hotel. The property is 30 minutes' drive from both Derby railway station and East Midlands Airport.

Rooms & Rates

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The Derbyshire Hotel is a 4-star property close to the Peak District. It's a great base from which to explore the Peaks and the Derbyshire Dales, and is also within an hour's drive of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock.

Chatsworth House -- the manor-house home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire that sits in 1800 acres of grounds and ornamental gardens -- is a 35-minute drive from the hotel. Sherwood Forest (the legendary home of Robin Hood), Bolsover Castle and Hardwick Hall are within 35 minutes' drive. 

Dinner is served in the Tempus Restaurant. You can choose two courses from the evening menu, which includes starters such as spiced lamb koftas, and main courses such as the blue plate catch of the day. The hotel has a Day Deli that serves lunch and a bar with an extensive wine list.

Guests get free use of the hotel's health-club facilities, which include an indoor heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a steam room and a gym. Wi-Fi is free in all 157 bedrooms.



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children aged 4 and under stay free of charge when sharing parent's room and using existing bedding. This is on request and only possible in some Standard rooms.
Extra beds are on request and subject to availability: £10 per night for children aged 11 and under. This includes breakfast. There is no infant's cot/crib available.
Please use the Special Request field to indicate if you are travelling with a child and if you need an extra bed.

Pets: Small dogs are allowed on request and will be charged at £30 per night on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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94% Positive
(1680 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Derbyshire Hotel (Part of Principal Hayley) over the past 15 months.
4.1 Ambiance
4.1 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Service was excellent. Room was very comfortable.
NORMAN Apr 24, 2017 Manchester, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everybody was so friendly and welcoming.
Other Comments
All the Staff were doing their very best to make sure that we were comfortable
Moira Apr 24, 2017 Naunton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
nice hotel food very good.
Other Comments
enjoyed the special offer stay would go again if offer was on
Margaret Apr 23, 2017 Llandudno, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable and friendly
Vivienne Apr 23, 2017 Epsom, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything from polite helpful staff. Lovely food and nice room.
mark Apr 23, 2017 Grimsby, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The facilities and the food were great and the Staff helpful and friendly.
Other Comments
Nice atmosphere and relaxing experience.
Julia Apr 23, 2017 West Bromwich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The superb breakfast with the variety provided was excellent
Other Comments
The bedroom provided for our stay was immaculately clean
Harry Apr 23, 2017 York, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Good value,nice food and pleasant staff
PHILIP Apr 23, 2017 Stamford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Evening meal was outstanding
Other Comments
Only negative was being woken up at 06.30 by a alarm on a phone that had been left behind by a previous occupant we eventually found the phone underneath the bed.House keeping must have missed it !!!'
Mark Apr 22, 2017 Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Exceptional service and food. Have used this Hotel several times
Jayne Apr 21, 2017 King's Lynn, United Kingdom

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