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Top Buxton Historic Hotels

Blossom House Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
Queen Street, Buxton, England
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5/5Exceptional! (112 reviews)

"lovely little guest house in a fantastic location Best breakfast I’ve had in a long time, nothing is too much for the host, she made us fell very welcome. Will definitely be back x"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

Blossom House Bed & Breakfast
Barn With Rustic Charm, Tideswell Village, Cathedral of the Peak. Pets Welcome !
4.9/5Exceptional! (116 reviews)
Beautiful and relaxing

"Property was clean and well laid out. Also well equipped. The fire was very welcome after wet, cold walks! Location is fantastic and Tideswell is a lovely village with great amenities. Would highly recommend The Merchant’s Yard for food. Steak night at The Star was also good. The village bakery is ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Barn With Rustic Charm, Tideswell Village, Cathedral of the Peak. Pets Welcome !
Hawthorn Farm Guest House
3 out of 5
Fairfield Road, Buxton, England
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The price is £85 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Good location. Room was decent. Good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Hawthorn Farm Guest House

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Rockingham Lodge
3 out of 5
Market Square, Buxton, England
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4.6/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"The property was just a little from the village centre so nice and quiet, it was a very nice room with queen bed and so comfy and the brekky was lovely with a choice of cereal and a full english, Tideswell is a very clean and pretty place to stay, we will visit again"…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2020

Rockingham Lodge
The Queen Anne
3 out of 5
Main Street, Buxton, England
The price is £80 per night from 5 Nov to 6 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (66 reviews)

"Lovely country pub (on a very wet and windy weekend - storm Dennis). Great breakfast, really good Sunday roast and excellent service. Room is fine - annex from the pub. If you are looking for an immaculate hotel room then this is not that - it is a nice, functional room but attached to a lovely pub ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

The Queen Anne
A First Floor Apartment Set Over Three Floors, Centrally Located In The Spa Town
4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Perfect town stay

"Perfect flat, brilliant for town and excellent location for walking. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2020

A First Floor Apartment Set Over Three Floors, Centrally Located In The Spa Town
YHA Hartington Hall - Hostel
4 out of 5
Hall Bank, Hartington, Buxton, England
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The price is £29 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)

"Very quiet and comfortable. Really friendly and helpful staff. Amazing hostel in amazing location."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

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Best Western Plus Buxton Lee Wood Hotel
4 out of 5
The Park, Buxton, England
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The price is £54 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (317 reviews)

"Staff were excellent. Such a shame business is so slow at the moment."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Best Western Plus Buxton Lee Wood Hotel
Old Hall Hotel
3 out of 5
The Square, Buxton, England
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The price is £89 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (314 reviews)

"Oldest hotel in England, lots of history on the walls. Best location too."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Old Hall Hotel
YHA Ravenstor - Hostel
3 out of 5
Millers Dale, Buxton, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Good value sand amazing views

"Was good value if we ignore the leak which I trust was linked to a dodgy plumbing job conducted the day before."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

YHA Ravenstor - Hostel
Britannia Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa
4 out of 5
Palace Road, Buxton, England
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The price is £42 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
3.3/5 (966 reviews)

"Main areas were kept in good condition while others needed some updating."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Britannia Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa
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Guide to Buxton Historic Hotels

When you take a Buxton trip out of town, it is easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. However, staying in an in a more distinguished location can elevate your getaway. A stay in a Buxton historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room that is also teeming with character. Additionally, it allows you to immerse yourself in Buxton's past.

Grab Your Place in History

As soon as you pass through the doors of your Buxton hotel, you'll be transported back in time. With their Victorian-style and locations in the exciting parts of the city, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. While these lodgings may be historic, they have many of the modern amenities that allow you to wind down during your getaway. You'll find rooms furnished with a comfy bed, loads of character, and just about anything you'll need for a wonderful stay.

Once you have spent time appreciating the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the art museums and famed landmarks. Buxton boasts the Buxton Museum & Art Gallery which can help start your journey into Buxton's past. If you want more suggestions, it is always worth asking your hotel's front desk. They may be able to point you to the city's favourite places to grab a bite or some of Buxton's best kept secrets. You can also read through our comment section. You'll find reviews which may provide ideas on some more things to do in Buxton and where your fellow visitors enjoyed a fantastic meal.

Book a Buxton Historic Hotel Today

Buxton has 13 vintage hotels that possess the feel and look of another era. Some of these lodgings are where distinguished musicians may have stayed. You are sure to land a room that has all the in-room amenities as well as the qualities you wish for. Take advantage of the great Buxton deals here at Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Buxton?
Significant historical sites in Buxton are likely at the top of your travel itinerary. You can check out the gardens and countryside during your visit. You can also discover the renowned opera in this quaint area.
What's the best accommodation in Buxton that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Britannia Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Buxton Opera House is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Best Western Plus Buxton Lee Wood Hotel and Old Hall Hotel.
How many historical hotels are there in Buxton?
In Buxton, you’ll find 504 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 12 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Buxton?
Landmarks like Buxton Opera House and The Crescent in Buxton might be worth a visit. Known for its opera, cultural venues like Buxton Museum and Art Gallery are worth a visit. In the area, you’ll also find Chatsworth House and Peak District National Park.
What is a historic hotel like in Buxton?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll enjoy a holiday in a place that has a national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of these historic hotels in Buxton, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Buxton have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Buxton, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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