If you are planning your summer holiday or just a weekend away, we round up the 10 of the best rated hotels you can stay in. The hotels are in no particular order.
1. Pack Horse Inn – Mellor – 9.6/10
Starting off is a beautiful 4-star Inn located in Mellor. It is perfect for anyone who wants to kick back and relax with their in house restaurant and free buffet breakfast. For those that want a more active adventure, you’ll find hiking and cycling routes nearby. Rooms will set you back around £90-£100 for a double room with breakfast for two. View more details or Book.
2. Little Mill Inn – Mellor – 9.5/10
A traditional country pub in the hills of Rowarth. The dog-friendly hotel is and ideal for a couples weekend. A room for two will cost around £100 with breakfast included. You will find an outside seating area with a playground where you can relax in the sun and for those colder days, you can head inside with an ale by the log fire. View more details or Book.
3. The Portland Hotel Wetherspoon – Chesterfield – 9.1/10
Topping the list for value is the Portland Hotel Wetherspoon. All rooms have a TV, kettle, bath and shower, private bathroom and air conditioning. The hotel is located in Chesterfield and is one of the best-rated hotels in the market town. Downstairs you will find a bar and a restaurant. Rooms start at £40. View more details or Book.
4. Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel & Spa – Sheffield – 8.9/10
Coming in at number 4 is our top rated 4 star Peak District Spa hotel. It is a little further away from the Peak District in Sheffield town center, however, I thought it was important to represent those that want to spend a weekend being pampered. Rooms will set you back just under £150 – treatments are extra. For the room price, you do get access to the sauna, steam room, pool, and gym. You’ll also find a modern British restaurant downstairs with 24 hour room service. View more details or Book.
5. Hodgkinsons Hotel & Restaurant – Matlock – 9.5/10
This 3 star hotel is within a stunning Grade-II-listed building featuring a roof top garden, individually decorated rooms and even boasts of its own cave, because, well why not? Hodgkinsons hotel is situated next to the River Derwent less than 2 miles from Matlock, a former spa resort. To go alongside its own cave it is within walking distance to the Peak District Mining Museum. Rooms will set you back just under £100 a night. View more details or Book.
6. Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion – Chesterfield – 9.3/10
Park Edge Hotel is a gorgeous 16th century boutique pub and hotel on the edge of the Peak District in beautiful grounds. This 4 star hotel and restaurant has been awarded 2 AA rosettes and serves the most wonderful breakfast and a seasonal menu that changes daily. Many walking and cycling routes are less than a 10 minute drive away. This hotel is rated the best for value is Chesterfield and will cost you between £90 and £100 a night for 2. View more details or Book.
7. H Boutique hotel – Bakewell – 9.5/10
Continuing with the boutique theme we have H Boutique hotel. The hotel is between two of the major landmarks in the Peak District. It is less than 2 miles from Haddon Hall and 3 miles to Chatsworth House. H Boutique hotel comes in between £170 and £200 a night. View more details or Book.
8. The White House Manor – Prestbury – 9.3/10
Last boutique hotel from me, the White House Manor is situated in the west of the Peak District in the wonderful Prestbury. All rooms come with all the mod cons you’d expect, White Company toiletries and free WIFI but the real reason you’ll return is the homemade shortbread. Rooms cost between £125 and £150 a night. View more details or Book.
9. Fischers Baslow Hall – Baslow – 9.1/10
A 4 star hotel within beautifully landscaped gardens. The hotel has a 3 AA rosettes restaurant with a Michelin star to top it off. If you are looking for a top-notch dining experience in a gorgeous hotel, this is the place for you. Fischers Baslow Hall is a close enough to Chatsworth house to walk to (if you can walk 5km!). Rooms are around the £200 mark. View more details or Book.
10. ibis Sheffield Centre – Sheffield – 8.7/10
I’m ending the top 10 with a hotel that is ideal for those wanting to visit the Peak District on a budget, or for a walking party of 10 looking for somewhere to stay. The ibis is located in Sheffield city centre and has excellent transport links to all parts of the Peak District. It is a no thrills hotel but does have a 24-hour snack bar for any late night returns. Rooms start at £45 a night. View more details or Book.
Prices correct as of 01/05/19 for 2 people staying in a standard room for 1 night on the 10th September.