The Great Northern Hotel - Derby

Station Approach, Derby, United Kingdom  show map
 4 stars
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The Great Northern Hotel - Derby

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The elegant The Great Northern Hotel is a great place in a business area of Derby. Behind the original facade of The Great Northern Hotel lies Victorian interior.

The venue is 54.6 km away from Birmingham museum and art gallery. The property is set within 5 km distance from the city center.

A museum, an art gallery and a cathedral are set within walking distance.

A local bus stop lies within 450 meters away. Due to its location 20 km from East Midlands airport, fast access to the The Great Northern Hotel is provided.

Rooms

The Great Northern Hotel offers 41 rooms fitted with multi-channel television, free wireless internet, a wardrobe, individual climate control and a sofa for a comfortable stay in Derby. The luxury rooms feature bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and guest toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The award-winning bar serves a selection of ales and wines.

Services

The Great Northern Hotel also offers cars for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   41.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
Crib GBP 15
All children
2 years
Extra bed GBP 15
Children above
2 years or adults
Extra bed GBP 15
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Station Approach, Derby, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Derby
    2.8 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    41

Rooms and availability

The Great Northern photos Room
Deluxe Twin Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Features include a large flat-screen TV, a modern en suite bathroom with free toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Great Northern photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Features include a large flat-screen TV, a modern en suite bathroom with free toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Great Northern photos Room
Luxury Suite
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Beautifully decorated and spacious bridal suite. Separate dressing area and his/hers en suite wet room. Features include a flat-screen TV, an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, and free Wi-Fi.

The Great Northern photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Features include a large flat-screen TV, a modern en suite bathroom with free toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Great Northern Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Kedleston Hall2.4 mi
  • Gallery Pure2.6 mi
  • Classic Fine Arts2.6 mi
  • Tregoning Gallery2.7 mi
  • N C Prints2.7 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2.7 mi

Places of interest

Convention centers

  • QUAD2.7 mi

Amusement

  • Markeaton Park1.9 mi
  • tubby bears play den2.1 mi
  • The Venue2.4 mi
  • Mega Zone2.5 mi
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club2.7 mi
  • Shipleys Amusements2.7 mi
  • Corn Exchange Snooker Club2.7 mi

Museums

  • Pickford's House Museum2.4 mi
  • Derby Museum & Art Gallery Annexe2.5 mi
  • Derby Museum and Art Gallery2.6 mi
  • The Silk Mill - Derby Industrial Museum2.7 mi

Parks

  • Stockbrook park2.2 mi
  • Chatsworth House2.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Derby2.2 mi

Theaters

  • Déda2.6 mi
  • Guildhall Theatre2.7 mi
  • Assembly Rooms and Guildhall Theatre2.7 mi
  • Assembly Rooms2.7 mi
  • big adventures theatre company2.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin7.4 mi
    TutburyEngland
  • Conkers12.2 mi
    Rawdon Rd (B586), Ashby de la Zouch
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    41
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The Great Northern Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Great Northern

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 54 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The dinner in the evening was awesome! And would be happy to return to this hotel just for an evening meal.

    I did not like having no form of chair to sit on. Or no air conditioning, thank goodness there was a fan.

  • Single
    7.4

    Very convenient location, particularly for rail travellers. Hotel staff very friendly and helpful.

    Thanks to the spell of good weather, the room was too warm for comfort. Opening the windows introduced a lot of road noise.

  • Single
    9.6

    Excellent location, friendly staff, excellent food

    didnt bother me but i can see the lack of a lift being inconvenient to some

  • Single
    8.2

    location, parking for train station, friendliness of reception staff - personnal touch, room clean and comfortable.

    Problem using phone in room for direct outside call, however, reception staff extremely helpful and problem resolved

  • Single
    8.2

    I used it for its proximity to the station, complementary parking whilst I was in London and good price for the evening.

  • Single
    5.4

    The decor and furnishings were a good standard; the staff were very attentive; room service was prompt.

    The overall temperature in the room remained too high throughout. It was not possible toopen both windows although a desk fan had been provided. It was impossible to sleep due to the noise of the traffic through the open window or the fan. The corridor accessing the room was noticably hotter then the previous area of the hotel. This uncomfortable temperature marred the stay and comments were passed on to Reception.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Over the road from the train station so great location, good staff, good room and a big bed.

    The shower was pretty useless.

  • Single
    9.6

    Friendly staff, very good food, large bedroom

  • Single
    6.6

    Great location, good sized and clean room. Breakfast arrived in my room on time.

    Room smelled of cooking when I arrived (because the window had been left open as it was a hot day) however this went away when I closed the window. Very loud music from bar downstairs when I got back at 11 ish (although this did stop around midnight); breakfast included burnt toast and tea was overstewed and getting cold; when I tried to check out early in the morning there was no-one at reception (even though I had been promised the night before that there would be) so one of the catering staff had to run around trying to find someone. None of these things were very bad problems but not what I would expect for the price.

  • Single
    7.0

    The Selection for Breakfast service was excellent, prompt. All Staff helpful

    Having a room on the top floor is not recommended as the rooms are very very warm due to the boilers on this floor, you can open the windows, but it is very noisey.

  • Older travelers
    9.4

    being a 'morning' person, I greatly appreciate my breakfasts. the best part about GNH was the breakfast choice, being a vegetarian I could indulge in either my beloved continental type breakfast or the vege hot breakfast. most places do not offer this variation.

    I was rather disturbed by the fact that the computerised door locking system seems to have a mind of sits own and locked me out on one occasion. I complained to staff who immediately sorted things out. I experienced this again on the 3rd day of my stay but this time persevered and the system eventually decided that I should be admitted. However, this left me feeling rather insecure about gaining access each time we returned to our room. I even began to theorise about what would happen if we returned in the middle of the night and could not gain access - not a good feeling. I was even presented with an 'extra' bill for £10 upon departure! Your efficient receptionist again soon had this sorted out. It would therefore seem obvious that, if I had been booked in for a longer period I would have been worried if she was not around to sort things out.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    having a rest, not rushing, staff was very helpful.

  • Single
    7.4

    Excellent, spacious room with good sized bathroom. Location - close to station and city centre.

  • Single
    9.6

    Convenience for station

    My first room had a failed wc and I had to move

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Convenience for the airport and ease of parking

    Small room no seating, no air con

How to reach hotel

hotel The Great Northern Hotel - Derby Derby location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Station Approach, Derby, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Derby
    2.8 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    41