Kings Highway

Kingsway, RowditchDE22 3NHDerbyUnited Kingdom
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About Kings Highway

Situated in a convenient location for motorists on the outskirts of Derby, Kings Highway Pub and Rooms is a traditional English pub which also offers modern renovated accommodation.

The rooms have modern furnishings, and feature en-suite bathrooms with hairdryers, TV’s and tea/coffee stations.

Motorists will find ample free off-street parking, and parents will appreciate the playground, which will keep their children entertained.

Breakfast at Kings Highway consists of both a varied continental buffet as well as the full English breakfast for those who really want to set themselves up for the day. The on-site pub offers traditional British food and drink, and is a popular local meeting place.

The King’s Highway is just off the A38 near the Kingsway Retail Park. Derby’s historical centre is approximately two miles to the east. Those heading for the Peak District will find the National Park 30 miles to the north.

Contact

Kingsway, Rowditch, DE22 3NH, Derby, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1332)349671 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Positive Reviews

Excellent breakfast

Going by guest comments it seems that King's Highway fully understood that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. Certainly to the guests, who mentioned that the breakfast served was varied and very comprehensive, containing everything they could possibly want.

Very spacious rooms

Many guests were quite impressed by the size of their rooms. They described them as being more like suites than standard hotel rooms. The small seating area with sofa seemed to be especially appreciated.

Discounted meals at the pub

Though it would be a good idea to confirm beforehand, it appears that the hotel has a long running policy of offering substantial discounts on meals at the Kings Highway Pub to overnight guests. Many guests mentioned being very pleased with this indeed.

Negative Reviews

Too cold in winter

A surprising number of guests travelling in the colder months mentioned that their rooms were much too cold for comfort. It seems that the heating is centrally controlled, with no ability to change temperatures in the rooms. It was speculated that the system is programmed to turn of entirely late at night, but this could not be confirmed.

Noise from the smoking area

It was mentioned that the smoking area outside the pub, was inconveniently located, since the noise from this area could be heard by those up in the rooms.

Some questions regarding cleanliness

While not universal, there were a fair number of guests who complained that their room was not properly cleaned before they checked in. They mention dust, dirty bathroom tiles and other problems. Many had to either ask for it to be re-cleaned, or do some spot cleaning themselves, to feel comfortable there.

Rating Overview

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8.3 /10
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    9.2 /10
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    8.3 /10
8.3 out of 10 based on 303 reviews