Clarion Collection Hotel Makeney Hall

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Why We Love It

  • Makeney Hall Hotel is set in 6 acres of grounds & retains many period features
  • The Victorian mansion has views across the Amber Valley & Peak District
  • The property is close to Derby & the market town of Belper, & is well placed for those looking to explore the Peak District

97% (61 Member Ratings)

Jul 06, 2016
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The hotel is just off Makeney Road near Derby Road. Duffield train station is less than a 5-minute drive away. Belper train station is less than a 10-minute drive away. Direct trains from Derby to Belper take 10 minutes. Trains from London St Pancras International to Belper or Duffield train station take 2 hours 40 minutes and go via Derby. Free parking is available.

Rooms & Rates

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Makeney Hall Hotel is a Victorian mansion with views across the Amber Valley and Peak District. The 4-star property is set in six acres of grounds and retains period features including elegant oak panelling and an oak fireplace.

The hotel is in the Derbyshire village of Milford, and there is lots to do in the area. The hotel is close to the River Derwent and less than 15 minutes' drive from Kedleston Hall, a "spectacular 18th-century mansion with [Robert] Adam interiors and parkland", according to the National Trust.

The edge of the Peak District National Park is a 30-minute drive away. Chatsworth House near Bakewell (home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire) and Haddon Hall, an English Tudor country house with Elizabethan gardens, are less than a 50-minute drive away. Or you can explore the market town of Bakewell, home of the Bakewell pudding and "ringed by famous walking trails and stately homes", according to Lonely Planet.

The conservatory restaurant serves local and seasonal ingredients and has views of the garden. Readers of the Derbyshire Telegraph voted Makeney Hall's the Best Afternoon Tea in Derbyshire in 2014.

There are 46 bedrooms in total. Guests will be guaranteed a spacious, light and airy Feature Double room.



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant

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: 2. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

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.

Additional details: Pets allowed Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 11am

Know Before You Go

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 16.5 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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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97% Positive
(61 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Makeney Hall Hotel (Suite Hospitality Ltd) over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.4 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.8 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Sandra Jul 06, 2016 West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food and acommodation was really good.
Other Comments
Sybil Jun 01, 2016 Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Great food beautifully presented with good selection for set menu, breakfasts cooked to order, good service, lovely room with a huge roll top bath (and ample supply of hot water to fill it fast), very good value for money.
Other Comments
Great deal through Travelzoo - would certainly go again if opportunity arose.
Christine Jun 01, 2016 Folkestone, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
hotel was lovely, room was fantastic staff very good, whole experience was very relaxing
Caroline Jun 01, 2016 Nottingham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The whole stay was most enjoyable. Fabulous food and excellent service.
Other Comments
A member our party got an upgrade to a suite which was a lovely offering from the hotel.
Carol May 30, 2016 South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Other Comments
We had a lovely few days at Makeney Hall only complaint was the weather was not to kind to us but didn't dampan our stay would visit again
Mrs B E May 29, 2016 Greater London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
No one thing it was all great.
Stephen May 25, 2016 Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent food, best steak I have had in a while. Friendly staff.
Jane May 15, 2016 Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The peaceful hotel and grounds
Other Comments
Staff were lovely and friendly
Julie May 15, 2016 Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The nice room, the great food and the friendly staff.
Brian May 14, 2016 Burnley, United Kingdom

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