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The Staff Of Life

4-star Hotel with Restaurant

7 High Street, Derby, DE73 7JH

+44 133 286 2479

based on 353 reviews


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About The Staff Of Life, Derby

Value for money
Located in the heart of Ticknall, The Staff of Life is a welcoming 4-star country inn, housed in a Grade II Listed building, south of Derby. Rooms are stylishly decorated with en suite facilities and many have original features. Some of the rooms have a large plasma-screen TV. Free wireless broadband is available in all of the rooms. Ticknall is a picturesque village situated in Derbyshire. Just 10 minutes walk from The Staff of Life are the historic grounds of Calke Park, often hosting concerts and events. The Staff of Life offers traditional food in a warm pub atmosphere, using locally sourced produce wherever possible.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Bottle of water
  • Private check-in/check-out

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • TV


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproof rooms


  • Garden


  • Socket near the bed


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Places of interest near The Staff Of Life

Attractions in Derby, England curated by momondo

The Staff Of Life location: 7 High Street, Derby, DE73 7JH

Top landmarks

Kedleston Hall10.5 mi
All Saints Church, Kedleston10.5 mi
Melbourne Parish Church2.5 mi
Melbourne Hall2.5 mi
St Mary and St Hardulph Church3.4 mi
Donington Park Circuit4.7 mi
Elvaston Castle6.7 mi
intu Derby7.4 mi
Derby Museum and Art Gallery7.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Risley Park10.0 mi
The Kedleston Country House10.8 mi
Tempo Bar - Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel and Country Club10.8 mi
The Queen's Head10.9 mi
Yassou Greek Kitchen11.0 mi
The Little Kitchen11.0 mi
Leddy's2.3 mi
The Swan2.4 mi
The Cavendish Hotel30.6 mi

The Staff Of Life Reviews

WonderfulBased on 353 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was very helpful and friendly. (in 82 reviews)
  • "Excellent food, good menu." (in 65 reviews)
  • Absolutely loved the cooked breakfast. (in 52 reviews)
Cons -
  • Shower was grubby and bed had loads of hairs in it. (in 6 reviews)
  • no phone signal (in 4 reviews)
  • "Average breakfast, no offer of hot water for tea, nor toast and marmalade etc." (in 3 reviews)

The Staff Of Life room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Staff Of Life compare to other 4 star hotels in Derby?

    4 star hotels in Derby typically cost $144/night, but The Staff Of Life is typically available for $136/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is The Staff Of Life from Nottingham East Midlands?

    The Staff Of Life is 6.5 mi away from Nottingham East Midlands. You can typically expect your drive time from The Staff Of Life to Nottingham East Midlands to be 19min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to The Staff Of Life from Nottingham East Midlands?

    The Staff Of Life has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Nottingham East Midlands to the hotel, but also around Derby during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Derby are on average $20/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Nottingham East Midlands to The Staff Of Life, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at The Staff Of Life?

    Yes, The Staff Of Life does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Derby for those looking for something different.

  • Does The Staff Of Life have a pool?

    Judging by our data, The Staff Of Life does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Staff Of Life at +44 133 286 2479.

  • How close is The Staff Of Life to Derby city center?

    The Staff Of Life is just 7.7 mi away from Derby city center. The closest landmark to the center of Derby is Derbyshire County Cricket Club, which is very accessible to The Staff Of Life guests.

  • What is the phone number for The Staff Of Life?

    If you have questions about The Staff Of Life or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +44 133 286 2479.

  • Does The Staff Of Life have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Staff Of Life has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Staff Of Life?

    Standard check-out time at The Staff Of Life is 10:00 AM. Guests can check in after 2:00 PM.

  • How much is a room at The Staff Of Life?

    $145/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $108/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

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