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Top Derby Family-Friendly Hotels

The Cottage
2.5 out of 5
12 Canal Bridge, Derby, England
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The price is £50 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)
"Very helpful and friendly staff. Beautiful room - immaculate and cozy. Private bathroom (very high standard), TV, tea, biscuits, hairdryer. Great location."

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2021

The Cottage
Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport
Great for families
4 out of 5
Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, East Midlands Airport, Derby, England
The price is £81 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (686 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Grate rooms good breakfast"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport
Holiday Inn Express Derby Pride Park
Great for families
3 out of 5
Wheelwright Way Pride Park, Derby, England
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The price is £62 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (721 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"It's reasonable price with free parking and breakfast. No more to ask for a casual stay."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

Holiday Inn Express Derby Pride Park
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Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport
Great for families
3 out of 5
Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donington, Derby, England
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The price is £50 per night from 11 Oct to 11 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (554 reviews)
Families like: free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Good overnight stay"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2021

Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport
Jurys Inn Derby
Great for families
4 out of 5
King Street, Derby, England
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The price is £64 per night from 22 Oct to 22 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (944 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Loved the executive rooms everything you needed and loved the touches. Didn’t like the underground parking and how you had to walk a distance to the entrance, should be a staircase from the car park internally up to the foyer of the hotel, if it had been raining I’d have been soaked"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Jurys Inn Derby
Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights
4 out of 5
Morledge, Derby, England
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The price is £68 per night from 15 Oct to 15 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (306 reviews)
"Lovely hotel, clean, friendly staff and overall a nice stay thanks will definitely be back"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2021

Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights
Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Great for families
4 out of 5
Moor Road, Morley, Derby, England
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The price is £114 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (446 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cots, laundry
Three night golf break
"Golf Break, Moorland and Priory course, we loved the Priory difficult but so pretty. Clean , comfortable rooms, great additional car park location for golfers. Pool, sauna and steam room. Good dinner menu limited choice in snack menu, food very good. Service very slow. Enjoyed our stay. Great ..."

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2021

Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Hilton East Midlands Airport
Great for families
4 out of 5
Junction 24 M1 Derby Road, Castle Donington, Derby, England
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The price is £67 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (577 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"The staff was very welcoming and ensured that the stay was comfortable and that we were well taken care of. Excellent facilities."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2021

Hilton East Midlands Airport
pentahotel Derby
Great for families
4 out of 5
Locomotive Way, Pride Park, Derby, England
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The price is £69 per night from 8 Oct to 8 Oct
4/5Very Good! (617 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"We loved the style & decor. A little 'Alfred Hitchcock' feel.. fabulous & unusual furnishings, so comfortable. Loved it!"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2021

pentahotel Derby
Derby Mickleover Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Great for families
4 out of 5
Etwall Road, Mickleover, Derby, England
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The price is £62 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4/5Very Good! (610 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...
"The swimming pool is excellent. The standard rooms are a little on the tight side."

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2021

Derby Mickleover Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Derby Station Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
4/5Very Good! (817 reviews)
Nice stay
"Actually stayed across road at the hallmark hotel"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

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Derby Station Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Derby Midland Hotel, BW Signature Collection
4 out of 5
Midland Road, Derby, England
3.9/5Very Good! (690 reviews)
"A very pleasant stay, although some of the decor is in need of a refresh. Room was a decent size which you don’t often find these days without having to pay extra. Bed was really comfy and fan was welcome however couldn’t locate the hair dryer, not sure if this was me not looking in the right place ..."

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

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Derby Midland Hotel, BW Signature Collection
ibis budget Derby
3 out of 5
B5008 Etwall Road, Willington, Derby, England
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The price is £38 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (448 reviews)
"Excellent staff, comfortable bed and powerful shower."

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2021

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Aston Court Hotel
3 out of 5
Midland Road, Derby, England
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The price is £54 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
3.9/5Good! (400 reviews)
"Everything 10/10"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

Aston Court Hotel
Best Western Premier EMA Yew Lodge Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
33 Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby, England
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The price is £77 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
3.9/5Good! (254 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Felt like a real hotel with people doing things, staff who cared, a great location. I do not agree with paying for parking as a hotel guest."

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2021

Best Western Premier EMA Yew Lodge Hotel
Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre
Great for families
3 out of 5
Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby, England
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The price is £55 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
3.8/5Good! (368 reviews)
Families like: games and toys, laundry facilities
Great location, room and value
"Great sized rooms with chairs, tables friendly and professional service"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre
Days Hotel Derby
3 out of 5
Pentagon Roundabout, Nottingham Rd, Derby, England
3.8/5Good! (280 reviews)
"Staff all friendly. My only complaint was my tv was not wirking and despite several mentions to reception it was still not working which was a shame"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2015

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Days Hotel Derby
 Risley Hall Hotel
3 out of 5
Derby Road, Risley, Derby, England
3.7/5Good! (371 reviews)
"They seem so be doing some upgrades and repairs that meant that the restaurant was not open. Bar was closed but I did get a drink. Bedroom area was good but no light in the bathroom working. Generally a good stay given the renovation and post COVID conditions. I would stay again."

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2021

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Risley Hall Hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Donington A50
3 out of 5
A50 Westbound Shardlow, Derby, England
3.5/5Good! (248 reviews)
Staff made my stay
"A perfect low cost overnight stay, lacking breakfast facilities but makes up in staff friendliness, helpfulness and good overall customer service. Shall stay here again when in the area."

Reviewed on 16 Apr 2021

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Days Inn by Wyndham Donington A50
Best Western The Stuart Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
119 London Road, Derby, England
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The price is £49 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.5/5Good! (879 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Liked the location, free and secure parking,, Hotel very close to shopping centre, ease of check-in, friendly, helpful and courteous staff, condition of the room and comfortable night's sleep, excellent price and very good value for money. Only criticism is that water takes too long to drain from ..."

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2021

Best Western The Stuart Hotel
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Where should we stay in Derby?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Derby is a good choice. The kayaking spots, museums and archaeological sites are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into East Midlands (EMA), which is the closest airport, or Nottingham (NQT), which is located 16.5 mi (26.5 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Derby, you might want to consider one of the 32 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre: Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Days Inn Donington A50 – Offers free cots and a picnic area. Guests like the quiet location and helpful staff at this 3-star hotel.

When should we visit Derby?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Derby.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: June, May, March and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, January, October and April, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Derby?

While you and your family are holidaying in Derby, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Derby Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Nottingham Cathedral and Nottingham Castle.

Derby is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Archaeological sites
  • Kayaking

Getting around Derby

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Derby Midland Station, Peartree Station or Spondon Station. Derby might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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