Hotel Santos Higham Farm

Main RoadDE55 6EHAlfretonUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel Santos Higham Farm

Hotel Santos Higham Farm is a 28-room hotel in Derbyshire with romantic views of the Amber Valley, perfect for weddings and intimate events.

Rooms are built on a 15th century farmhouse and fitted with modern furnishings like air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and coffee/tea making facilities. Each room also has a private bathroom with hair dryer.

Wi-Fi is available for free in all areas and free private parking is possible onsite. Amenities include a garden, terrace, bridal suite, meeting/banquet facilities and business centre. The hotel also has a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage and daily housekeeping as well as laundry services.

Hotel Santos Higham Farm has an onsite restaurant that serves fresh seafood as well as ala carte and table d’hôte meals. The sports bar also serves meals and has an impressive selection of wine.

The property is near the Shirland Golf Course, Parkside Riding Stables and Wingfield Manor.


Main Road, DE55 6EH, Alfreton, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1773)833812 | Fax: +44(1773)520525 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Pleasant atmosphere

Guests like that that the hotel has a pleasant atmosphere, complemented by large public areas. Others note that the views of the valley from the hotel's terrace are spectacular, making it ideal for an al fresco reception.

Well-appointed rooms with good views

Many guests appreciate that the rooms are spacious and well appointed with dated furnishings that fits the hotel's overall style. Others suggest booking rooms towards the rear as they have a better view of the countryside.

Friendly and exceptional staff

Several guests find the hotel service to be exceptional with polite and attentive staff that makes sure that guests get everything they need. Others say that the staff is friendly and helpful, often going out of the way to assist guests.

Negative Reviews

Food has an inconsistent taste

Many guests like that the food is presented well and enjoyable, but say that the taste can be inconsistent.  Others comment that the dessert menu is commendable and that the buffet breakfast is served warm, but feel that the spread lacks variety.

No individual climate control in rooms

A handful of guests say that temperatures in rooms can shift from cold to hot without notice. Others note having to approach the front desk for temperature adjustments and wish they had individual control over the room temperature to avoid the hassle of having to do so.

Events can cause delays

Some guests find that the hotel can be busy if hosting a wedding reception or other type of event, which can cause delays in service since the property is short-staffed. Others suggest checking the hotel's event calendar before booking to ensure a hassle-free stay.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 150 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 150 reviews