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Smart Aston Court Hotel

3.0 of 5 Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toulouse, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having tried several other hotels for business trips un Derby I stayed in this hotel and was positively surprised: welcoming staff and clean rooms for cheap prices and good location. I would recommend!

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I didn't stay overnight in this hotel but as my hotel and every other pub between bus station and train station had derby on sky sports rather than Manchester City on bt sport we decided to stop here for the televised game. Staff very friendly, served us beer and sandwiches and reception area was clean.

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely comment even though you was not actually staying at the hotel, it is much appreciated. I am glad as a non-resident you found our facilities were of good standard and met your needs. I hope you enjoyed the match also on BT Sports. More 

farnborough
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Approaching the building from the station fills you with trepidation as it all looks a bit seedy. However, the reception area is smart and clean. The rooms are a bit tired, but again they are clean. My biggest issue was with noise. I couldn't see that the hotel was anywhere near full, but the room I was allocated was right... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

I am very sorry to read that you had a disturbed stay with us, unfortunately we do have some rooms on the road side of the hotel. All I can suggest is that if you choose to stay again, please request an inside/quiet room and we will do our very best to accommodate your request. More 

York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Good secure carparking, with buzzer entry system, hotel reception well presented and modern. The room we were given was on the top floor and it was at the back of the hotel. The room was tired and old, the floor was squeaky in places, the ensuite bathroom really was poor, the sink was cracked, the plug hole rusty and the... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I am sorry you did not find the room to be of a good standard, we are currently in the process of redecorating/furnishing our bedrooms so it may be that you were allocated one that has not yet been completed. I do hope this has not deterred you from returning in the future as we... More 

Derby
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have used the Smart Aston Court many times as it's convenient for work's nights out and does exactly what I need - it's clean, has a comfy bed and a shower. Sure, the single rooms are quite small but I literally only use it to get changed and later on, sleep, so with the price being incredibly competitive (usually... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, I am glad you choose to return to us each time you are in Derby and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

Lee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had read a few reviews as we always do before a trip and decided to book into the Smart Aston. Some of the reviews were not very positive but quite a few were good so we were a bit apprehensive as to what it would be like. It was surprisingly good and found the rooms were very clean and... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback, I am glad you had such a pleasant stay. More 

Quorn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

the room was very nice clean etc. However do not use this room 101 if you want to get a good nights sleep as the bedroom upstairs is very noisy. staff very friendly and helpful there was no iron in the room and I needed to iron a dress shirt and the staff went out of their way to supply... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave feedback regarding your recent stay it is very much appreciated. I am sorry your sleep was disturbed by creaking floor boards from the room above, it is a very old building but we will investigate to see if we can correct this problem. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The staff on reception were very friendly and helpful. However, the hotel is dark, dingy, and in serious need of an update. The lift is actually a time machine that transports you back 40 years. The room is old and dark, with bits of exposed pipework and a real 'run down' feel. There was also a terrifying print of a... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry you found the hotel dark and old, we are currently refurbishing our rooms so I can only assume you were allocated one of our rooms which has not been completed yet which is a shame if this has deterred you from returning. I am glad that you did find the staff to be as helpful as possible... More 

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had my first experience of staying at the Smart Aston on Monday evening and cannot fault them at all. Rooms clean, food enjoyable, free wifi is always a bonus. The place was very busy as I believe they had had some problems but it did not appear to impact on the buisness and no one seemed to have to... More 

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and your appreciation of how hard my staff work even under pressure, it is warmly welcomed. I will ensure the staff on duty with whom you have mentioned, get to see this review. Once again many thanks and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

travel a lot with work and this is good value. I have never met such excellent staff. No airs and graces , just really genuinely wanting to make your stay as good as possible. A big thanks to all the staff but special thanks to Matthew, you are a star!

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John R, General Manager at Smart Aston Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in leaving feedback for your recent stay with us, I am glad you had a pleasurable stay with us. More 

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Additional Information about Smart Aston Court Hotel

Address: Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Derby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Smart Aston Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Derby Aston
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