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The Palace Hotel Spa Buxton, Derbyshire

The Palace exterior venue
Combe Grove Generic Spa Treatment Dual Massage
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The Palace spa relaxation room
The Palace spa lounge
The Palace pool
The Palace gym
The Palace restaurant
The Palace bar
The Palace reception
The Palace staircase and lobby
The Palace double bedroom
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Set amid five glorious acres of landscaped gardens in the heart of beautiful Buxton, the Palace Hotel Spa brings you a golden opportunity to get away from it all in style. Here in this delightful Derbyshire retreat, you can soak up the ambience of a dramatic Victorian idyll that has been a major landmark for a century and a half.

Buxton itself is a stunning town for those who like to explore, so be sure to check out the stores, the museums and the majestic Chatsworth House. It’s also the ideal spot from which to visit the incredible Peak District National Park, where escaping the hustle and bustle is oh so blissful. 

Days of decadence are always special at the Palace Hotel Spa, but with more than 120 gorgeous bedrooms why not make it an overnight stay instead? The spa has six sublime treatment rooms and a whole host of amenities, while the gym is perfect for those seeking a workout. There are two fabulous bars to relax you, and dining at the wonderful Dovedale Restaurant is always a pleasure.

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  • 2 treatments, up to 1 hour
  • Lunch
  • Full use of the leisure facilities
  • Complimentary use of towels and robe
  • Arrival from 10am



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The Spa

There’s a very special air of serenity about the spa here, making it the perfect place for a top of the range getaway. As soon as you set foot in this wonderful facility, you will be able to forget all about your tensions.

You can choose from an extensive selection of sumptuous treatments, each of which is designed to leave you purring with pleasure. And the indoor swimming pool is ideal for some post-treatment relaxation.

The Workout

Whatever takes your fancy, from a gentle jog to a high-impact weights session, can be savoured at the hotel’s Health and Leisure Club. This highly impressive facility welcomes visitors of all standards.

There are organised classes for those who prefer group activity, and personal trainers are on hand to help you aim for the stars. After your workout, make sure you unwind in style in the excellent sauna.

The Food

As you might expect from a hotel that’s rich in history, dining is one of life’s ultimate pleasures here at The Palace. Superb meals are served throughout the day, so get ready for an experience that will really float your boat.

Beautiful views of the surrounding grounds will ensure your meals will be extra special. In the evenings, the menu will feature a tempting selection of British and overseas classics served with a dash of innovation.


  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Spa with relaxation area
  • Sauna
  • Free weights room
  • Unisex facilities
Spa Overview
Towel robes provided Yes
Length of pool 14
No. of treatment rooms 6
Max no. in group 48
Lockers available Yes
Product house Decléor and Jessica
Minimum age 16
Dual treatment rooms Yes
Dress for lunch No
Hotel Overview
Local attractions Gullivers Kingdom, Peak District National Park and Chatsworth House
No. of bedrooms 122
Check in time 15:00
Use facilities before check in time Yes
Dress code Smart/casual
Disabled access Yes
Car parking Complimentary

The Palace Hotel Spa
Palace Road
Derbyshire , SK17 6AG

Customer Reviews

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Wonderful spa experience

Angela Hicks , Nottinghamshire

I booked this for my daughter on her birthday & she thoroughly enjoyed it. She had a facial which she found very refreshing & her skin felt fabulous. She also had a back, neck & shoulder massage which was sublime. She also thoroughly enjoyed the lunch & using the sauna, steam room & pool. An absolutely lovely experience 👍

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Great value spa break

Elizabeth Brown, Leeds

Went with a friend for a spa break that included a treatment, dinner, breakfast and overnight stay. Hotel has been refurbished in many areas, our room was very spacious and overlooked the park with a great view. Spa had steam and sauna, pool and gym. The treatments, a vitamin glow facial for myself and aromatherapy massage for my friend were lovely and relaxing. Dinner consisted of a three course carvery which also included fish, vegetarian options and a curry. The spa offer we got also included parking at the hotel which is usually 4.50 per 24 hours. Pianist also played in the foyer area on an evening. Overall a great stay, would recommend and return.

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Need for Refurbishment

S Woolley, Derbyshire

Hotel as expected of an old building.
Dinner & breakfast good.
Spa lovely with pleasant staff.
Swimming pool, showers & changing facilities very shabby, outdated & not worth visiting.
Such a shame as swimming pool plays an important inclusion on a spa experience.

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Super relaxation

Maureen Reilly , Manchester

The hotel was good enough to book the spa treatments, for me and my friend for late in the afternoon which gave us time to enjoy lunch, and shop, walk, chat and spend time together, something we just don't get enough time to do. We then had our relaxing treatments which we agreed were excellent before having a drink in the bar and leaving for home. Thank you to the staff at Palace Hotel Buxton.

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Mum and daughter hen/birthday

Cheryl Fisher, Nottinghamshire

Absolutely loved the treatment we both received. Myself (celebrating my birthday) and my daughter Aston (bride to be). We both went for the back, neck and shoulder massage and also a facial. The masseur in my case was an absolutely wonderful and made me feel so comfortable and special. Her name was Laura. We also had full use of the spa facilities, towel and robes. We were surprised that the light lunch was fantastic. A starter and main course of a variety of sandwiches, salad, crisps. We had such a wonderful day and we want to thank all the staff involved for making us both feel very special.

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What to Expect:
  • 4.5Location
  • 3.5Sleep Quality
  • 3.0Rooms
  • 3.5Service
  • 3.5Value
  • 3.5Cleanliness
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1 of 5 stars

“Disgusting. Do not go here.”

December 11, 2019 - Freya B -

The spa looks nothing like the pictures. They are misleading and do not represent reality. The place is run down, broken tiles, mould, dirty, broken facilities (steam room), dirty pool overlooked by...... Read more

1 of 5 stars


December 6, 2019 - MRDP2013 - Perth, Australia

My 90 year old mother made a booking but got no confirmation. I called the hotel and they said there was no booking. I then booked. On arrival they booked us in on what turns out to be my mother’s...... Read more

5 of 5 stars

“Wine and dine deal”

December 3, 2019 - Experience606342 -

Arrived here Saturday night after being told that we had no reservation at our original destination with friends. The Receptionist was welcoming and very helpful after we advised of our predicament...... Read more