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Top Derby Historic Hotels

 No.42 Kegworth House
5 out of 5
42 High Street, Kegworth, Derby, England
The price is £92 per night from 15 Dec to 16 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (75 reviews)
Excellent hotel.

"Hotel and room as described. They can’t do enough for you. Great personal touch. I can’t recommend this hotel enough. If your thinking about it. Just book it."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

No.42 Kegworth House
The Boot Inn
3.5 out of 5
12 Boot Hill, Repton, Derby, England
The price is £50 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (104 reviews)
Comfortble and clean

"we opted for the delux double room. The bed was huge and very comfy. The room was very modern. The only small drawback was a very tiny handwashing sink, which made it a challenge to brush teeth with a large mirror frame also encroaching over rhe sink. Breakfast service was also a little slower than ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

The Boot Inn
The Coach House
4 out of 5
69 Derby Road, Melbourne, Derby, England
The price is £79 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Very cosy and friendly B&B. We were made very welcome. Extensive breakfast, lovely biscuits to have with drinks in our room. The property is very quiet and well placed for restaurants, etc. Recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

The Coach House
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The Cottage
2.5 out of 5
12 Canal Bridge, Derby, England
The price is £50 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4.6/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)

"The property was clean the bed was extremely comfortable and a great rainfall shower"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

The Cottage
The Stables
3 out of 5
32 Main Street, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (45 reviews)
Practically perfect in every way 😁😍

"We arrived late after a long journey, but were welcomed in person and made to feel at home right away. Having both double and single rooms was perfect for us, and the kitchen, with decent ground coffee and cereals for the morning, was a lovely bonus. We had a late breakfast at the cafe next door, ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019

The Stables
Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport
4 out of 5
Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, East Midlands Airport, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (636 reviews)

".very good and very helpful given the difficult circumstances"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport
Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel
3 out of 5
Melbourne Road, Castle Donington, Derby, England
The price is £95 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
4.4/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)
Nice family run hotel

"Nice family run hotel. Newly decorated rooms and nice reception areas. The building itself is a mix of old world charm and less sensitivity done extensions. Lovely friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel
Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport
3 out of 5
Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donington, Derby, England
Free cancellation
The price is £35 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (538 reviews)
Brilliant for the price

"Simple overnight stay. Excellent staff, room was clean and very quiet... Its not the ritz but nor is the price. I would go back again 👍👍"…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport
Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club
4 out of 5
Moor Road, Morley, Derby, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (428 reviews)

"Great place to stay, but the taps in room 343 are a bit too small"…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport (on - site)
4 out of 5
Castle Donington, Derby, England
Free cancellation
The price is £44 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (552 reviews)

"Very close walking distance from terminal, Nothing to complain about"…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport (on - site)
Hilton East Midlands Airport
4 out of 5
Junction 24 M1 Derby Road, Castle Donington, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (564 reviews)
Hilton East Midlands

"Nice hotel at a good price"…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

Hilton East Midlands Airport
Harpur's of Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
2 Derby Road, Derby, England
The price is £50 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4/5Very Good! (79 reviews)
Amazing

"Superior rooms are location across the street, in a separate building which is modern."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Harpur's of Melbourne
Derby Midland Hotel, BW Signature Collection
4 out of 5
Midland Road, Derby, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (688 reviews)

"It's location next to the rail station was excellent. The hotel was clean and tidy as well. I was disappointed that I was awoken at 9am with two maintenance men wanting to repair a broken window in the room. I feel once you had let a room to a customer this was not satisfactory as that was well before ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Derby Midland Hotel, BW Signature Collection
The Priest House Hotel
4 out of 5
Park Lane Kings Mills, Castle Donington, Derby, England
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3.9/5Good! (131 reviews)

"Lovely atmosphere . Beautiful setting . Great food and service . My favourite place to be ."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

The Priest House Hotel
Best Western Premier East Midlands Airport Yew Lodge Hotel
4 out of 5
33 Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
3.9/5Good! (240 reviews)
To notch

"Good work stay what was needed"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Best Western Premier East Midlands Airport Yew Lodge Hotel
Cathedral Quarter Hotel
4 out of 5
16 St Marys Gate, Derby, England
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3.8/5Good! (398 reviews)

"Lovely people lovely food beautiful building amazing value"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Cathedral Quarter Hotel
OYO Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre
3 out of 5
Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £34 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
3.8/5Good! (362 reviews)

"Friendly staff, great service and good food. All at a reasonable price and in a convenient location for the M1."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

OYO Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre
Risley Hall Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
Derby Road, Risley, Derby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £42 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
3.7/5Good! (357 reviews)
Lovely Old Hotel

"It is a lovely old hotel if you like old historic properties, but they do come with old fixtures and fittings in keeping with the old. To be honest the first room I was given had no heating, radiator did not work, no bedside lamps and only one pillow! They did put me in a much better room, for which ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Risley Hall Hotel & Spa
Days Inn by Wyndham Donington A50
3 out of 5
A50 Westbound Shardlow, Derby, England
The price is £23 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
3.5/5Good! (241 reviews)

"Very clean and new looking. Next to a busy road but still very quiet in rooms."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Donington A50
Donington Manor Hotel
3 out of 5
High Street, Castle Donington, Derby, England
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3.3/5 (101 reviews)

"Really beautiful old building in a great location. There weren’t many people staying in the hotel, but it was really clean and nice."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2019

Donington Manor Hotel
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Guide to Derby Historic Hotels

When you go on a Derby trip out of town, it's easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your room having all the essentials. However, staying in an in a more distinguished hotel can elevate your stay. Staying in a Derby historic hotel still offers you with a fully-furnished room and one with lots of personality. Additionally, it allows you to immerse yourself in Derby's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the historic accommodations in Derby give you a feel for a past period right from the start. With unique architectures and locations in the heart of Derby, it will become apparent what makes Derby a must for travellers. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these lodgings may be older, they have modern comforts to help you wind down on your stay. You'll notice rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, lots of character, and just about anything else you'll want for a wonderful trip.

Once you have spent time admiring the historic hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the art galleries and prominent landmarks. Derby is home to three museums. With places like the Donnington Grand Prix Collection, Silk Mill, and the Pickford House Museum you will have enough to see and do during your visit. If you want more things to do in Derby, make sure to read our review section. You'll find recommendations on what to see and where to go in this region.

Book Your Derby Historic Hotel Today

If you are looking to get the most from your Derby visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historic city. With Expedia's choice of 25 one-of-a-kind lodgings to select from, you're sure to find one that is perfect for you. But, just like the past civilisations you're exploring, these rates won't last forever. Book soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Derby?
You’re already probably planning a visit to sights of historical relevance during your trip to Derby. The relaxing spas and lively bars are some of the places to visit while you’re here.
What's the best accommodation in Derby to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Donington Manor Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Kedleston Hall is a short 16-minute drive away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Risley Hall Hotel & Spa and Derby Midland Hotel, BW Signature Collection.
How many historical hotels will I find in Derby?
In Derby, you’ll find 200 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 23 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Derby?
Landmarks like Kedleston Hall and Melbourne Hall in Derby might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Derby Theatre. Donington Park Racing Circuit is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Derby?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can stay someplace that has an officially recognised historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Derby, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Derby have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the usual amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Derby, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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