Nottinghamshire

De Vere Orchard Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • This environmentally friendly hotel has rooftop gardens & an outdoor terrace
  • Bramleys Brasserie serves modern British cuisine -- using locally sourced produce
  • It's 15 minutes' walk from 2 museums & a botanical garden

98% (444 Member Ratings)

"The Food & Wine along with prace and tranquility. "
Philip
May 02, 2017
Bridlington, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

Junction 25 of the M1 is 10 minutes away by car. Beeston and Nottingham railway stations are around 10 minutes' drive from the hotel. The journey to the hotel will cost around £10 in a taxi, each way. Both stations have services to London St Pancras, Leicester, Sheffield and Birmingham. Parking at the hotel is free.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

De Vere Orchard Hotel is set in landscaped parkland within the grounds of The University of Nottingham and opposite East Midlands Conference Centre. The hotel uses state-of-the-art emission-reducing technology and is highly energy efficient.

It's 15 minutes' walk from Wollaton Hall -- a "fabulous" (Lonely Planet) Elizabethan mansion that houses the city's Natural History Museum. It also featured in the final instalment of Christopher Nolan's "Batman" films. Admission to this Grade I-listed country house is free. There is a walled botanical garden, which is open Sundays, and a deer park and Industrial Museum in the grounds. Highfields Park, a 20-minute walk from the hotel, has a boating lake, and bowling and croquet facilities.

The centre of Nottingham -- "a dynamic county capital with big-city aspirations, atmospheric historical sights, and a buzzing music and club scene", according to Lonely Planet -- is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. Here you can visit Nottingham Castle or the City of Caves -- a subterranean network of over 500 caves dating back to the Dark Ages. There is also the Galleries of Justice, a crime museum that occupies Nottingham's old courthouse and gaol.

De Vere Orchard Hotel has 202 bedrooms, all with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Bramleys Brasserie restaurant -- named after the Nottinghamshire Bramley apple -- serves modern British cuisine. There is also a bar, an outside terrace, two biodiverse roof gardens and a gym.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

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.

Policies

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

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request, in Executive Room only: free of charge, for children aged 11 and under. There is no extra bed available for older children or adults.

Pets: No pets allowed.

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

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

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98% Positive
(444 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Orchard Hotel (Part of De Vere Venues) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The Food & Wine along with prace and tranquility.
Other Comments
Always as good as expected. Visit every year
Philip May 02, 2017 Bridlington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very pleasant and efficient staff on check in, lovely modern hotel, bedroom and gardens. The evening meal was excellent ( especially the soup ) and the house wine was a very "gluggable" Chilean cabernet sauvignon. Definitely one for another visit.
Other Comments
We visited the Orchard courtesy of a Travelzoo offer, which for £89 per couple was unbelievable value.
Geoffrey May 02, 2017 Bacup, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Accommodation was to a very good standard and the shower had a good pressure. Especially enjoyed the breakfast where there was plenty of choice.
Other Comments
The only negative point was at Dinner, where the service was slow and dis-organised. It resulted in our main order going missing and having to wait an hour for it to appear after speaking to the manager. The food when it did finally arrive was very good. It also appeared that other tables were suffering other issues such as wrong food being delivered to the wrong tables. Did notice it was very busy on Friday Night when the singer was performing (who was very good) so this may have caused the issue.
Colin Apr 30, 2017 Ashtead, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very relaxing ambience. Large comfortable lounge area to sit and chat. Great location for university reunion.
Other Comments
Super bath towels, great facilities, fantastic value deal, friendly staff, free tea, coffee, fruit and biscuits. Possibility of using sports centre swimming pool.
Michele Apr 27, 2017 Scarborough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Upgrade room on 4th floor had great views also came with bathrobes and slippers
Other Comments
Excellent sandwiches at lunchtime
Susan Apr 26, 2017 Sheffield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel & staff were all friendly.
Other Comments
Had a great evening meal.
Naomi Apr 25, 2017 Blackpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
room and bathroom were great and bed comfortable. Staff friendly and efficient.
Jean Apr 14, 2017 Norwich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The whole experience of the stay was very good value. However, the decline in the quality of the food is dramatic. The food was lukewarm and over all poorly executed. There was not a single Brandy glass in the whole hotel (very surprising)
STEVE Apr 11, 2017 Carlton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Great evening meal
David Apr 05, 2017 North Walsham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything.
Other Comments
What a superb hotel! Lovely setting, great food with ample choice and modern rooms with large shower room and good furnishings/ fittings. Couldn't have asked for more.
Eileen Apr 05, 2017 Ross on Wye, United Kingdom

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