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The Derbyshire Hotel

Carter Lane East, South Normanton DE55 2EH, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice rooms and pool, sauna, steam and jacuzzi all great, highly recommended. The restaurant is another story! Menu selection is limited and portions small. Evening service is good, but breakfast service is grossly understaffed. The waiters are so busy bussing tables that they dont have time to service the diners! Waiters (especially Denise) are pleasant and hard working so... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

2nd time staying at the Derbyshire hotel on a getaway deal we did not eat evening meal in the hotel but did enjoy a drink in the bar area pleasent with atmosphere. We took advantage of the swimming pool this time but it's defenetly a leisure pool as a bit to small to actually swim in a specially when a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant hotel with friendly staff and reasonably modern accommodation. I visited with two colleagues. They have these new-fangled card keys which you are meant to insert in a power slot after entering the room. As the room is pitch black, it's a struggle to find the slot, which is beside instead of underneath a red indicator sign.... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just got back from a couple of nights at the Derbyshire Hotel and I have to say, I was a bit concerned by some of the comments on Tripadvisor I'd read before we arrived. But I wasn't at all disappointed in anything about our stay at this hotel and can genuinely say, we had a good time whilst there. After... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear OoohPatsy Thank you for your most detailed review, overall we are pleased you had a good stay and you would definately return We do have many differnt offers at varying times of the year and hope we can welcome you back in the near future to enjoy another Kind Regards The Management Team More 

Rotherham
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37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An overnight stay prior to a visit to the National Tramway Museum. Good location close to the M1.Comfortable room very clean very friendly staff and an excellent meal in the restaurant. Breakfast Buffet Style but good choices available .One negative though bar prices are expensive.

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Johntony Thank you for your most pleasing review, I am pleased you found the hotel to be clean and comfortable We hope you enjoyed your day at the very popular Tramway Museum which is close by Our drinks prices are regularly checked within the local area and are competitive with other hotels I am sorry you thought they were... More 

Worcester
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26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped 2 nights, good location and free parking. Room very clean but dated stopped in 154 the bed mattress needs updating as roll 2 quite bad and TV is a 1985 throw back with only 5 channels! the hotel needs to spend money on flat screen TVs and with freeview and new beds as premier inn beds much better and... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we are sorry you found the rooms to be dated, we have had many areas of the hotel refurbished and hope our bedrooms will be next Your comments regarding the bed have been noted, we continually replace beds with an ongoing cyclicrical programme We do receive many comments about breakfast offering and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend stayed for 1 night on the 24th july, on arrival staff were very friendly and as im pregnant and we had booked a meal with wine they offered me free soft drinks witch was nice. We had a small problem with the room, ants in the bathroom, but without hestation they moved our room, and provided... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dtinsley92 Thank you for your review, it was pleasing to read the staff put their customer service training skills to good use and were considerate with your drinks offering We are sorry to hear you had issues with your first room but glad to hear it was quickly rectified and it didn't spoil your stay We do hope everything... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice well presented hotel, very modern and great value. Young enthusiastic staff demonstrate good customer service on reception and in the restaurant. Rooms are pleasant and spacious with everything you need. Breakfast and dinner were excellent. I would use this hotel again. Wifi was good and free. Little gym with a range of equipment and great air conditioning, pool also... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sangr0wn Thank you for your review, we are glad you found the hotel to be well presented. The staff do have an enthusiastic approach and embrace the great custome service programme we train to the team, they will be pleased with your lovely comments The hotel is situated close to lots of local attractions, and we hope you enjoyed... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we stayed at The Derbyshire Hotel last night 24/07/15. I was a little apprehensive after reading some of the comments that had been left on Trip Advisor. The rooms were clean and more than adequate with a large double bed free wifi coffee making facilities and the normal items you would expect.The only complaint if at all was the date.... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave & Michelle We are so pleased the staff made your stay a pleasurable one, from reading you review it seems all aspects were of a good standard. We are sorry about the dated TV's we are hoping they will be on the next stage of our refurbishment plans We hope you do return soon and look forward to... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel as a surprise birthday treat for a friend. When we arrived check in was very efficient .We upgraded our friends room and they found us two adjoining rooms. We had a nice hour in the pool and Jacuzzi, again the staff at the health suite were very friendly. We had pre booked our dinner time as... More 

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Joel F, Manager at The Derbyshire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Snappersue We are pleased you enjoyed your break for your friends surprise birthday. The Chef and his team will be pleased with your kind comments about the excellent food offering The hotel does have a lovely relaxing atmosphere and is a good choice for the local attractions in close proximity. We hope to see you again soon when you... More 

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  • Premier Inn(4)
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  • Peak district(3)
  • Air conditioning(3)
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