Hallmark Hotel Derby
A Historic 4* Hotel
This landmark building opposite Derby Railway Station, houses a magnificent 4 star contemporary hotel combining Victorian features with contemporary décor. The hotel benefits from an enviable location within walking distance of the city centre, yet on the edge of the Peak District.
Take it easy in one of 102 beautifully designed bedrooms then treat yourself to fine food and wine in the lounge bar or Brasserie.
Meetings & Events
Hallmark Derby has the perfect location for meetings and events – directly opposite the Train Station close to the city centre. 9 contemporary function rooms, all with natural daylight, can comfortably cater for up to 150 guests for a drinks reception. Plentiful car parking, spacious public areas and the professional team of staff are certain to make your meeting or event a real success.
" Really lovely time, room was stunning, atmosphere was brilliant, DJ was good. Staff were great! The food was brilliant. Wine list was brilliant. The singer was great and it was the best New Year’s eve function we have ever been to! ..."
" I just want to say I had an amazing time last Friday at the Hallmark Hotel. All my guests have agreed & had nothing but praise for the hotel, the staff, food & the event itself. It was my hen party & I had the best time ever, from start to finish. The facilities in the spa were..."
" Situated in the Heart of the City... The recently refurbished Hallmark Hotel with its spacious bedrooms, brasserie-style restaurant serving lunch and dinner and stunning ballroom is the perfect venue for any occasion, whether it’s a Christmas party, Wedding, Christening, family or fund..."
" I found the staff extremely helpful and willing to help, even when I made some last minute changes to the organisation. The meeting rooms were spacious and airy and well laid out so this was conducive to a successful meeting. The food provided was excellent at both dinner and lunch time. ..."
" Hi Chloe, I would just like to reiterate what my mum and dad have said in their email. Everyone at the Hallmark was extremely accommodating and friendly and our wedding day was all the more wonderful for it. Special thanks to Angus on the day, he could not have done more for us, and I believe..."
" A Wedding to Treasure Forever We had our wedding here and some fantastic staff (Annette) was introduced in helping to prepare our special day we couldn't wait to begin our absolutely fantastic journey! We have so much to thank her for! A fantastic wedding organiser! Another member of..."
" Excellent Hotel for Charity Event We decided to hold a very last minute Charity Dinner; after looking at a few locations in the Manchester area and meeting people from the venues I decided upon the Hallmark Hotel. On my first meeting with Sara, she was not only helpful but friendly as well,..."
" December 2013 I have been meaning to email you to say a massive thank you to you (for putting up with all the last minute requests) and to your staff for hosting such a good evening. I have had great feedback from my colleagues who all thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you for organising it all. ..."
" Just wanted to say again thank you so much to you and all the staff at the Hallmark. Another superbly run event, where nothing is too much trouble. Great help for an amateur organiser like myself. Food looked lovely in the Merlot Suite and the food in the Wine Cellar was excellent. All my..."
" Morning Charlotte Hope you had a good Easter – All Feedback received has been very positive The rooms went down very well & we are very grateful for the bar being re opened for them . It all ran very smoothly which is always a relief for me ! Feedback I ve had on the meeting room..."
" Dear Charlotte Please pass on my thanks and appreciation to everyone involved in making my mum’s 90th birthday celebration such a success on Saturday night. It was absolutely wonderful and the staff were so kind and attentive. The food was delicious and beautifully presented; so..."
" We had a lovely evening, the staff are really friendly. One really nice waiter let me borrow a Santa's hat! The food was tasty and perfectly cooked especially nice to eat vegetables that taste fresh and not over cooked! The disco was pitched at the right audible level not too..."
" November 2013 - Event Just wanted to drop you a line to say thanks for all of your help in making Saturday night a success. As you know we switched our event from Shrigley Hall this year to the Hallmark and I’m so glad we did, the staff were amazing and even when we had to switch rooms..."
" I think the fact that we are reserving again speaks volumes! I was so impressed with the layout of the function room, as I had grave misgivings about the number of tables looking like an empty Car Park, but I was badly wrong – the room looked attractive and well set out and comfortable...."
" My wife and I have travelled the USA extensively and spent time in some of the best hotels...and must tell you that your establishment is up there with the very best of them. Your highly efficient, friendly and helpful staff, together with tastefully executed decor contributed to our enjoyable..."
" December 2013 May I take this opportunity no thank you and the entire Hallmark team for a great evening on Saturday, the feedback has been 100% positive. Your team were extremely pleasant and helpful throughout the night and the quality of the food was exceptional. We all had a great evening..."
" Best Event Ever I would like to thank you and the team for making our event run so smoothly yesterday. The guys especially Katie were extremely accommodating and so efficient. It was so important to have the Merlot room split and joined back again on time as we had such a tight agenda to..."
" December 2013 First of all I would like to say a big thank you to you and your staff, they were absolutely marvellous, and could not have done anything any better in helping us in making this a wonderful evening, and I would be grateful if you would pass our thanks onto them. ..."
" Delighted Guests I would like to congratulate you and your team on the delivery of a superb function last Saturday! No doubt you will have been told how demanding, exacting and fastidious the planning was for our Vow Renewal on the 11th June Our minds were swiftly put at ease and we looked..."
" Thank you all so much for the exceptional service we received with this booking in respect of our client Teacher to Teacher UK, for the event they held at your hotel. We work very closely with this particular client, and the feedback we received for exemplary. Your service delivery in every..."
" Saving Mothers’ Lives, Bournemouth I am writing to formally thank you and the team for making the above workshop such a success. We received many positive comments from the delegates about the venue and the catering. Please forward our thanks to all the staff; everyone was extremely..."
" Review via the Classic Britain website: Bedrooms: 9/10 Service: 10/10 Food: 10/10 Comments: Thank you for a wonderful weekend break. All the staff were splendid, especially the young restaurant head waiter and his young assistant. Excellent food - my..."
" I just wanted to thank you and all the staff who were involved in the Mothers Day carvery event. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day. My little girl had a great time on the bouncy castle, which was supervised very well, and the entertainer was an extra treat (us mums were even talked into having our..."
" Just a short note to thank you and your great staff for a first rate Christmas party on the 20th December. The meal and service was excellent and I hope my Team were not too rowdy for your other hotel guests! I can only speak for myself for actually getting into bed (not sure the rest made it)..."
" Dear Chloe Thank you and your staff for an excellent dinner and night out on Saturday night. The food was superb and everybody commented on the attentiveness of the staff. The service was second to none and you should be very proud of the young people you employ. Nothing was too much trouble..."
" April 2013 My daughter used the Hallmark Hotel in Cheadle for her wedding and from the day we first went for a look round to the Sunday after the wedding, the staff were excellent and could not do any more for us. The food was superb and the facilitie sbrilliant... all-in-all an amazing..."
" The best conference venue in the world Hallmark Hotel Manchester "Best in the world???" I hear you say - a bold statement indeed and who is this person to state such a thing. Well as a Training Consultant and event organiser for over 15 years I have been lucky enough to host such events..."
" The Highest of Standards Service We have been using the Hallmark Hotel for a number of years now, and I think our recurring booking speaks volumes about the Hotel and Staff. The service our company receives from the Hallmark is always to the highest of standards, everything is catered for and..."
" Sorry not to have responded sooner, but I am trying to get the ‘package’ together for next years Ladies Weekend that we discussed last time. I think the fact that we are reserving again speaks volumes! I was so impressed with the layout of the function room, as I had grave..."
" Dear Victoria, I'm so sorry I'm only just getting round to emailing you. We're doing proper thank you cards for everyone and I thought we'd have done them by now (seeing as we've been married a month today!). You were thanked in my speech, along with Stacey and all of the hotel staff...."
" An official thank you from Portsmouth Diocese for what was really a remarkable weekend at the Hallmark Hotel. The staff really looked after us (the team) and our attendees very well. They had the attitude that nothing was too much trouble – and always had a smile. The three colleagues,..."
" Nothing is too much trouble I would like to say huge thank you to Stef, Colin, Chris, Lucy, Katie and the rest of the team. You all did an exceptional job and it was a refreshing change to hold an event at a venue where nothing was too much trouble, everyone was very accommodating, the..."
" As a member’s fitness club we decided that we wanted to put on a Christmas Ball so that members could get into the Christmas spirit and so our members could reward themselves after all the training they’ve done through the year at DW Sports in Carlisle. From the moment we walked..."
" June 2013 Thank you so much for all your support in helping to make our party a great success. Everything from start to finish was fantastic. The staff, band, DJ, food and obviously your support. I thought the room looked great and everyone seemed to have a great time. I will not hesitate to..."
" Dear Claire, I would like to thank you again, on behalf of Harold Davenport, our Chairman, and all our delegates, for the courtesy and care displayed by you and your staff during our stay last week; the meeting room, accommodation and meal arrangements were appreciated by the delegates. For..."
" We all had an excellent time at the Ladies Night and we will definitely be booking another event in the future! The ladies that stayed overnight at the hotel, were very impressed by the room and the service they received. ..."
" Professional Conference Team A very big thank you to you and all the conference team for looking after us so well. Such professional service certainly makes my job as conference organiser so much easier and I know Lesley was also very appreciative of all you did for us. I have just posted a..."
" The Best Wedding Venue I'd like to say on behalf of Sam and I that we could not have had a better day. You, your staff and the hotel made it better than we ever could have hoped for. If there is some kind of register at your hotel, or testimonial page on your website, we would love to put into..."
" June 2013 I just wanted to say on behalf of myself, the staff and students at Cheadle Hulme High School that we had a fabulous time last night at The Prom. I realise what we asked for must have been difficult to manage at the start but it was executed seamlessly and very professionally. The..."
" Hope you had a fabulous Christmas. Just a quick note to ask you to pass on our thanks to everyone who looked after us on Christmas day! The whole day was just perfect and lunch was far superior to last year, in fact everything was more organised and just lovely!...the film idea..."
" Perfect Hotel I would like to thank you on behalf of Sunderland AFC. The management team were extremely happy with the service you provided and said going forward we shall use your hotel should we be in the area, everything was perfect. Once again thank you for making our stay a pleasant..."
" An Amazing Spa Day I just wanted to write a short note to let you know that me, my sister and all our fellow guests thoroughly enjoyed our spa day and stay over at the hotel on Saturday evening. The food was fantastic and it was great that we had our own area for dining in the evening –..."
" Everyone really enjoyed it. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for the staff. Mulled wine, lovely start to the evening. A couple of plates were a bit sparse on vegetables, but the minute we asked, they had added extra vegetables to the table (so turned what could have been a..."
" June 2013 We were really pleased with our Ladies Circle night at The Hallmark. The staff on the night were fantastic, nothing was too much trouble and they were all very attentive. The food was lovely and there were plenty of compliments from our guests. All in all it was a successful night. ..."
" Following the success of a Carlisle Fayre in the Ballroom of the Hallmark Hotel, Carlisle I want to give you my feedback on how impressed I was working with Sue Tudhope, Sales Manager for the overall organising and co-ordination of the event. I was very impressed with Sue for a number of..."
" October 2013 Greg and I would like to say a massive thank you for all your help and hard work for our special day. Sorry we couldn't thank you at the time but just got back from honeymoon. The day went smoothly despite the rain and was enjoyed by all. You and the staff were truly amazing and..."
" Hi Lauren, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all of your help with our wedding on the 4th August. Everything was amazing and both myself and Brian couldn’t have wished for anything else. Nothing was too much trouble for you and all of your members of staff and we were truly..."
" Hi Chloe, If you would be so kind as to pass the following message on to Sue, Angus and the rest of the hotel staff for me I would be grateful. I would just like to say what a fantastic night everyone had on Friday for our Charity launch night. We have had some fantastic..."
" Better than Ever Envisaged Just back from honeymooning in Edinburgh, fantastic weather and had an amazing time, a few more days off and then back to reality on Monday! Thank you so much to both you and Steve for ensuring we had such an amazing day...we couldn't have wanted..."
" Folks - I'm the dad of Wendy who celebrated her 40th with you on Saturday 12 March. I also stayed with you that evening. I've spent a lifetime (almost!!) travelling and staying in hotels across the whole of the Northern hemisphere. I have rarely met such a fantastic facility, peopled by such..."
" Thank you On behalf of all these who attended the Trafford Deaf Ball at your hotel last Saturday 24th November I would like to say a very big thanks you to all the staff for a very brilliant job. The service throughout the hotel was great and ever the staffs in the back ground were great. Your..."
" Hi Victoria Thank you so much for helping to make my 40th Birthday Celebrations so memorable. The Sauvignon Suite looked lovely when we arrived and my cake and table decorations really complimented the colour scheme. The venue was perfect and food and service both faultless. Everybody..."
" Thank you for a wonderful weekend break. All the staff were splendid, especially the young restaurant head waiter and his young assistant. Excellent food - my congratulations to the chef! The bedroom itself was lovely but the access was difficult (up and down two sets of stairs to get to the..."
" September 2013 - AGM Just a quick email to say thank you so much for all your help with our AGM last week. Everything went really well and we couldn't have done it without you and the team. We’ve had some excellent feedback about the day which is great to hear. I would like to add that in..."
" The Real Red Carpet Treatment We decided to get married and visited the Hallmark as a possible destination for our wedding breakfast and evening function, we were pleasantly surprised how the Hallmark had changed as a result of a complete renovation, it now looks upper class and is a relaxing..."
" We chose the Hallmark Manchester for a number of reasons. Firstly, it had the ability to accommodate a group as large as ours, particularly when it came to rotating syndicate groups into break out rooms but also for its good transport connections, primarily its close proximity to Manchester..."
" Stayed at The Hallmark a couple of weeks ago as part of the IED meeting. The refurbishments are really successful & we will be coming back again, having being staying elsewhere in Derby for the last year or so. Keeping local bottle beer in the bar is a really good move & supports local..."
" Congratulations Jenny, on a highly successful and well supported event yesterday. My lead director and many of our senior staff were very pleased and complimentary about the hotel’s services. The support from the staff on duty was excellent and we were well looked after in the Garden..."
" Happy New Year. Slightly belated I know but I wanted to make contact to say thank you to you and all the team that made Christmas day so nice for us. The atmosphere was ideal, everybody was most helpful, the setting, service and food all lovely, the day was thoroughly enjoyed..."
" December 2013 We would like to thank you all so much for a wonderful evening; to the reception staff, didn't catch his name but we booked in about 16.30, the lovely waitress (blonde hair, nothing was too much trouble and she worked so hard) and the bar staff. Please pass on our thanks at..."
" I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your help with our group booking at the weekend. It was a pleasure to work with yourself and Juanita throughout the booking process which started back in January, this event was an important part of the Calendar and you all made the..."
" Thank you to all your staff at the hotel who worked hard to make our wedding party such a success. The room looked fabulous and the food was gorgeous. A special thank you for setting up the tables and cake. All your staff were helpful and efficient and made our party and stay a great success. ..."
" Great Atmosphere Thank you so much for all your hard work in making Jemma and Ricky’s wedding day so special. We all really enjoyed the day and everything went really smoothly. Lots of people commented on the day, how it all flowed superbly, the efficiency of the staff and the great..."
" August 2013 Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend the evening however our Chief Executive asked me to pass the below feedback to you. “Very pleased, well organised and service delivery was excellent and timely – first class evening, we'll use them again!” Thanks again for..."
" Just to thank you for the arrangements you made for our Golden Wedding anniversary meal on Saturday. Everything was fantastic the service was excellent and moving us to the garden room was inspirational. Everyone commented on how good the food was and also how the room was set out. It really made..."
" Amazing Easter Weekend I'd just like to say a big "THANK YOU" to you and all your staff for providing us with a very pleasant stay over the Easter weekend. There was 37 of us in 19 rooms for 3 nights. Everything was really good. The rooms were well equipped and very clean. The bar was well..."
" August 2013 I take this opportunity to formally thank you and the team at The Aerodrome Hotel for playing an important part in making our Diamond Wedding Anniversary an outstanding success! It is a milestone for my wife and I and the plans that we made for this special occasion were totally..."
" Our thanks to you and your staff at the Hallmark for ensuring the success of our AGM yesterday. Everything ran very smoothly and your staff were as always attentive, pleasant and helpful. In particular, Katie was always around to help and did a splendid job looking after my colleagues and me over..."
" Dear Charlotte, Please pass on my thanks and appreciation to everyone involved in making my mum’s 90th birthday celebration such a success on Saturday night. It was absolutely wonderful and the staff were so kind and attentive. The food was delicious and beautifully presented; so..."
" July 2013 I just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to both of you and Justine and the team for Tuesday night. Since day one everyone has been so accommodating and helpful, always trying to meet our needs. The night itself was a great success and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and I received..."
" Me and my partner had a meal at the Carlisle Brasserie on Friday and it truly was amazing. In fact the best meal I have had in a very long time. The staff where friendly and helpful and the setting was beautiful. Can you please pass on my thanks to the chef for what has to be the best duck salad..."
" September 2013 - All Inclusive Wedding Stuart and I just want to say thank you for making our wedding day the most amazing day ever we both agree it is level par with having our children. Where do I start from the first time I met you I knew you had the ability to make our wedding day amazing..."
" Extremely Helpful Team Just a note to say a proper and big thank you to you and everyone involved with our event last week. It was a fab night, and I was very impressed with how well we were looked after, particularly as I asked to change the whole room around when I arrived! This was done with..."
" A Very Enjoyable Experience Our recent stay at your hotel was an incredibly enjoyable one. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, and all of our needs were accommodated, regardless of what they were. The kitchen also did extremely well catering for the specific dietary needs of our..."
" I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of The National Association of Councillors, to thank you and your team for the excellent service you gave us all. From the moment we arrived until our departure nothing was too much trouble for any of your staff. Could you please pass on our..."
" June 2013 Been meaning to email you all week to thank you for last Friday! We had a fab evening and the tapas was delicious! I even went back for lunch yesterday with my Mum and have started sending customers there!! Anyway thanks again – really appreciate it. Cara ..."
" We are sending this e-mail to say a big 'THANK YOU' to all your staff for making our daughter's wedding day such a huge success. Your attention to detail was greatly appreciated. The room was beautifully decorated, your staff/team are courteous, kind, pleasant and very professional. Our stay with..."
" A Perfect Wedding Clare and I enjoyed the perfect day and this was in no small part due to the fine efforts of all your staff. We really can’t speak highly enough of everyone. You took the worry and stress out of it all, so we could both enjoy ourselves. Many thanks Gareth &..."
" A Very Efficient Team To Stef & Team @ the Hallmark Hotel Just sending a quick note to say a massive thanks for all of your efforts to help make our event run smoothly. The event was a big success and really well received by our clients. This is without doubt, in part, down to the hard..."