Cheap Hotels in Buxton
Opposite the Pavilion Gardens, Buckingham Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Buxton town centre. The hotel offers traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi and a bar where can enjoy cask ales, wines and six draught lagers. The bedrooms are individually decorated, and each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. All rooms feature a TV and tea/coffee facilities, and some have a luxury stand-alone bath. The Buckingham is just a 5-minute walk from Buxton Opera House. There is free on-site parking, and the popular walks of the beautiful Peak District National Park are within a 15-minute drive.
The exquisite Palace Hotel is located in breathtaking surroundings and has an equally impressive interior. Guests return here year after year to indulge in the luxury of this property and the beautiful countryside. This Victorian building overlooks the spa town of Buxton on the edge of the UK's first National Park. Chatsworth House is on your doorstep and Alton Towers Theme Park is also close by.
This family-run B&B is set in 6 acres of farm, woodland and gardens, with panoramic views across the Peak District. There is free Wi-Fi, plenty of parking, and the centre of Buxton is 1.5 miles from the building. The house features a large, comfortable lounge with a bar and spacious breakfast room. A breakfast buffet is served in the morning, with full cooked options. Rooms at Staden Grange are uniquely decorated, and come with a flat-screen TV. Each also features facilities for making tea and coffee, and a bathroom with a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy walking and exploring around the woodland, where a range of natural wildlife can be spotted, or relax in the garden. Nearby Buxton has a pleasant mixture of Georgian and Victorian architecture, and is home to Buxton Opera House.
Set in Buxton, 700 metres from Buxton Opera House, Alpine Lodge Guest House offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The guest house features family rooms. At the guest house, all rooms come with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. The units at Alpine Lodge Guest House come with a seating area. A Continental breakfast is served to guest rooms each morning. Guests at Alpine Lodge Guest House will be able to enjoy activities in and around Buxton, like cycling. The Octagon Theatre is 700 metres from the guest house. The nearest airport is Manchester Airport, 42 km from Alpine Lodge Guest House.
Portland Hotel is a traditional building in the spa town of Buxton, surrounded by the stunning Peak District. It is a leisurely 10-minute walk from Buxton Rail Station. An ideal base from which to explore the picturesque surroundings, the Peak District National Park can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive from Portland Hotel. Chatsworth House is just 17 miles away. The hotel rooms are individually decorated, with wooden floors, traditional furnishings, and TVs. Guests can enjoy free private parking on site, and free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. A full English breakfast is served in the morning. The University of Derby is a 10-minute walk from Portland Hotel. The Buxton Opera House can be reached in 5 minutes’ walk.
Near St Ann's Well
Near Buxton Opera House
Abode Accommodation Hotel
Foxlow Coach House Hotel
Near Buxton and Poole's Cavern Country Park
Braemar Bed & Breakfast Hotel
Near Pavilion Gardens
The Queens Head Hotel
Near Pavilion Gardens
Hotels in Buxton
Inhabited since the Roman period, Buxton rose to prominence in the Georgian period, when large numbers of wealthy holidaymakers travelled to the area to enjoy its warm spring waters, which were already well known for their excellent healing properties.
The town expanded significantly in the late 19th century, when the opening of the railway in 1863 encouraged the building of many new residences in the area and led to a population boom. Indeed, during the 19th century, many of Buxton's most recognisable landmarks were built, including the Natural Baths, the granite Solomon's Temple, otherwise known as Grinlow Temple, and the opulent Palace Hotel, one of the finest Buxton hotels.
What to see:
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Another attractive 19th-century landmark, the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery showcases the area's archaeological and geological past, and features a special 'Wonders of the Peak' exhibition detailing the history of the area over millions of years.
Approximately two million years old, Poole's Cavern is also known as Poole's Hole and has been a show cave since the early Victorian period. The site, which was probably inhabited as far back as the Bronze Age, is now a popular visitor attraction, although archaeologists have yet to fully explore it.
Buxton Opera House
The enchanting Buxton Opera House was built in the Edwardian period and benefited from a new Pavilion Arts Centre in 2010. The site is the venue for the popular Buxton Festival in the summer, and still holds regular operatic performances, pantomimes and musicals throughout the year.
Restaurants and hotels
For some mouthwatering British classics in a warm, traditional atmosphere, dine at the Pack Horse Inn, or choose the charismatic Carriages Pub & Italian Restaurant for delicious Continental, Italian and British dishes. For some elegant Gallic cuisine, consider Le Brasserie de la Cour, or choose the Simply Thai Restaurant for some wonderful Southeast Asian flavours.
Other popular Buxton hotels include the elegant country-themed BEST WESTERN Lee Wood Hotel, the beautiful Westminster Hotel, and the attractive and value-for-money Alison Park Hotel.
The rest of the Peak District
See the majestic country mansion of Hardwick Hall, one of Britain's most refined Elizabethan landmarks, or visit the picturesque town of Bakewell, the home of the much-loved Bakewell Tart. Other places of interest include the grand country estate of Chatsworth, the Mining Museum of Matlock Bath, and the scenic plateau of Kinder Scout.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Buxton
What are the best hotels to stay in Buxton?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Buxton are Old Hall Hotel, Portland Hotel and Best Western Plus Buxton Lee Wood Hotel.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Buxton?The lowest price for a double room in Buxton is £45.
What hotels are in the central Buxton neighborhood?If you want to stay near the center of Buxton, you can consider staying at Staden Grange, Alpine Lodge Guest House and Old Hall Hotel.
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