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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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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Derby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a night here unexpectedly due to a change of plans. Booked in to a single room which only cost as much as dinner at a decent restaurant! The hotel is right outside the train station and close to the city centre so location could not be better. The staff were friendly and had no hassle getting the room sorted.... More 

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Thank you for taking time to leave feedback of your experience at the hotel after your unexpected stay, it is much appreciated and I am glad you had a pleasant time with us. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel is clean, smart and the staff are great. However the hotel room was a bit 'querky.' Floor boards in the bedroom sqeaked a lot, the cold water started hot, but after running for a while it went cold. The showing for, I presume similar reason, took a little while to setting down. Tea and coffee making facilities in... More 

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

Thank you for such lovely title and comments, we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Booked for a one night stay and choose the hotel because it was a good rate and close to the station which was ideal for what I wanted. I arrived early and found the staff very helpful and kept my bag until I was ready to check-in later on in the afternoon which is why this kind of hotel always... 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 glad you found the hotel staff pleasant and the location convenient. I do agree that some of the bathrooms are on the smaller side, this is purely down to the hotel originally being one of the units and as the other units became available over the years they were purchased by the original... 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
Aston Derby

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