Reputed to be the oldest hotel in England!

Dating back to 1573, Old Hall Hotel in the heart of Buxton is reputed to be the oldest hotel in England. Its quintessential features from that era complement its historic grandeur today, providing the most beautiful hotel to stay, dine or simply call in for drinks.

With the Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Gardens just steps away, and a year-round programme of events within the spa town of Buxton, Old Hall Hotel is the perfect base to embrace the wealth of entertainment that Buxton affords. Here you can enjoy comfortable, pet-friendly accommodation, delicious meals in their elegant restaurant and pre-theatre drinks in their hotel bar, in a hotel like no other!

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36 Unique Bedrooms

Old Hall Hotel is renowned for its originality of accommodation, with over thirty unique bedrooms, some of which are pet friendly too. Each bedroom has been sympathetically furnished in keeping with the age of the hotel, with all the modern comforts you would expect.

Twin – These intimate rooms incorporate twin beds, en suite bathroom, flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities.

Double – These classic bedrooms all have a double bed or twin beds, en suite bathroom, flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and beautifully furnishings.

Family Room – These elegant and spacious bedrooms all have a king-sized bed, en suite bathroom, flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Each has a seating area to relax in.

Four Poster Room – A Majestic room with a four-poster bed, en suite bathroom, flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

With a delicious full English breakfast included with every stay, and first-class hospitality, you can be sure that you’ll have a wonderful experience at Old Hall Hotel. Why not take advantage of one of Old Hall Hotel’s special offers and book with dinner included too?

Elegant Restaurant & Contemporary Wine Bar

Old Hall Hotel is a popular dining venue for those staying at the hotel, those wishing to book a delicious evening meal, popping in for lunch or just visiting for coffee. Guests can choose between the warmth and charm of the hotel bar or the elegant restaurant.

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The hotel bar has a relaxed, contemporary feel and is a great place to enjoy morning coffee, afternoon tea or a relaxed meal with friends. A locally inspired menu is available daily and remains open for a night cap for residents too! There’s a great selection of drinks to choose from including local cask beers and fabulous wine list.

Why not visit Old Hall Hotel for a Royal Afternoon Tea, served in the stunning Piano Lounge daily from 2.00 to 4.00pm? Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, or just fancy an indulgent treat, you’ll feel truly spoilt with a selection of homemade, freshly-cut finger sandwiches, warm scones with jam and clotted cream with an array of sweet treats. Of course, you can also add a glass or a bottle of bubbles to mark the occasion too.

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Pre and post dinner menus are available daily in the restaurant from 5.00pm – 10.15pm, where you can choose from a variety of delicious dishes from the seasonal menu ranging from divine weekly specials to homely pub classics.

Of course, the Sunday Roast is always incredibly popular, including meat of the day served with seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and as much gravy as you like! Vegetarian and vegan options are always available too.

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Meetings and Special Occaisions

If you’re arranging to bring your employees together to do something special to increase morale, enhance team building or simply reward employees with fun and relaxation, Old Hall Hotel has got you covered! With a wide selection of diverse programs, your event will be unforgettable. Whether it’s sporting activities, culinary delights or relaxation, the team will ensure that your event runs completely to plan.

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There’s a choice of rooms available for smaller conferences and larger rooms for meetings of up to 40 people, which can be set up as boardrooms, classrooms, cabarets or theatre style, depending on your requirements. Each of the rooms also have free Wi-Fi, natural daylight, air conditioning and the latest IT and AV equipment. For refreshments, Old Hall Hotel can also arrange sole use of their lounges and restaurant too, working in conjunction with their executive chef to arrange flexible menus to suit your groups preferences and dietary needs.

As you can imagine, a wedding or special celebration at Old Hall Hotel is something really special, with its beautiful period features, creating a feeling of grandeur and elegance. There’s a choice of packages available with a range of canapés, lighter lunches and traditional wedding breakfasts available to enjoy in Old Hall Hotel’s regal restaurant. The team at Old Hall Hotel will be delighted to provide more information on request, and help you plan your dream day.

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Fabulous Location

Whether you want to explore beautiful countryside, magnificent architecture, landscaped parks or enjoy shows and theatre, Buxton has it all. Here you’ll also find numerous boutique shops, cafés, bars and restaurants, as well as being able to enjoy a game of golf or a relaxing spa.

The Buxton Crescent is another magnificent historic landmark which today is a 4-star deluxe boutique hotel, with a luxurious spa and another contemporary restaurant. The three exquisite pools, state of the art gym and luxury spa facilities can all be enjoyed by those booking spa packages. 

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Buxton Opera House is a beautiful Edwardian theatre which presents around 450 shows per year including comedy, children’s shows, concerts, pantomime and opera, as well as hosting the Buxton International Festival each year.

Enjoy the many ornamental parks such as the Pavilion Gardens with landscaped borders, lawns for picnicking and a boating lake. The children will love Pooles Cavern too, where you can explore the underworld venturing through illuminated limestone chambers. There really are just so many amazing places to enjoy in this fabulous town!

Travelling slightly out of town, in just half an hour you can be exploring the beautiful stately homes of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, both of which have impressive grounds and gardens to relax in. Or in just 15-30 minutes you could be walking in some of the most wonderful areas of the Peak District, such as Tideswell and Tideswell Dale with an abundance of wildlife, Monyash with its picturesque village pond, or Edale where you could start your hike up Kinder Scout.

Whatever you decide to do during your stay at Old Hall Hotel, you’re sure to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay!

Contact Old Hall Hotel

For more information, or to book a room or table, please contact the team at Old Hall Hotel, who will be delighted to welcome you.