About Us

The hotel building has been sympathetically converted from its former
use as a Police Station and more recently council offices and
the Derbyshire Police Museum.

The Story Of Cathedral Quarter Hotel

Our Story

Where It All Began

Cathedral Quarter Hotel in Derby has been expertly converted from former council offices to become one of the finest hotels boutique four-star hotels in Derby and a celebrated reinvention of a magnificent building.

Unique aspects of the Grade II listed building are brought to life with clever design details and architectural skills. Striking original features and spacious rooms are dressed with rich, contemporary fabrics and finishings.

Thoughtful touches and modern facilities throughout ensure you feel fully relaxed and taken care of during your time with us.

Lovingly Restored

Many original features remain and have been enhanced and celebrated in the redesign. The grand foyer has been painstakingly restored with specialists working on the original mosaic floor and the Scaglioli marble pillars and staircase.

Now with a specially commissioned Scagliola reception desk, the latest design of Romo fabric furniture and a stunning 1st edition two piece bespoke ‘Whitehurst’ clock designed especially for the development by Smith of Derby, it most definitely has the wow factor!

Other original features have been maintained including the bank-vault which now houses a chilled wine cellar with guest viewing window and tasting table.

Opulence Restaurant

Cathedral Quarter Hotel opened in 2008 and is home to 38 luxury bedrooms and one of the best restaurants in Derby, thus offering a number of indisputable reasons to visit.

Our restaurant in Derby, the Opulence restaurant is a destination in itself and one in which hotel guests and locals come to experience delicious seasonal and locally sourced food crafted into inventive dishes and served within a grand and elegant dining room.

Not to mention the fabulous Chef’s Table, the ultimate dining experience, and visually spectacular.

Bar Sixteen

You’ll also discover in our Cathedral Quarter Hotel in Derby Bar Sixteen, which is an intimate city centre bar renowned for its cocktail masterpieces and slick style.

Discover all of this and more. Whether it is a celebration, a business trip, dinner or just a drink we understand the things that matter and know what makes a good experience a great one and look forward to welcoming you to our Hotel in Derby, the Cathedral Quarter Hotel.

A Royal Visit To CQH

Did you know HRH Her Majesty The Queen visited the hotel in 2010? A truly proud occasion for everyone involved, especially the hotel owner James.

Cathedral Quarter Hotel was honoured to entertain her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for a 3-course lunch! A truly wonderful experience for everyone involved.

It was on 1st April 2010, the Opulence Restaurant was afforded the great honour of providing a three-course lunch for HRH Her Majesty the Queen. The menu, which featured some of Derbyshire’s finest local produce was an overwhelming success and the Queen personally thanked our Head Chef and hotel staff.

Our Contact Details

16 St Mary’s Gate
Tel: 01332 850330
Email: reception@cathedralquarterhotel.com

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