Hotels in Derbyshire

One Of The Most Stylish Eighteenth Century Hotels in Derbyshire

The Lion Hotel holds many fond memories for the people of Belper and has been one of the best hotels in Derbyshire since the 18th century. With a rustic ambience, beautiful 18th-century architecture and a team of friendly staff on hand, The Lion is the perfect choice for a romantic weekend away, a spontaneous weekend away to explore the cultural, historical and simply beautiful sights of Derbyshire or for simply passing through the area on business.


Charming & Elegant

Following recent refurbishments of our JC hotels in Derbyshire, the Lion Hotel stands proudly in the centre of Belper and boats luxurious and quirky interior. During the transformation, the charm and character of the historic hotel was retained and the hotel continues to hold fond memories for both the people of Belper and guests.

Refurbished room at Hotels in Derbyshire

Family Friendly Hotels in Derbyshire


Family Friendly

As a family friendly hotel, we can provide extra beds for children under 12 in any of our rooms for an additional charge of £15.00 per child, per night.

Travel cots are also available free of charge for infants. Please contact us if you require one of these.


Staying at JC Hotels in Derbyshire: The Lion

Each of our 22 tastefully decorated rooms boast the following extras:

En suite with a bath and shower
TV with Sky Channels
Tea & Coffee Making facilities
Complimentary refreshments
Hair dryer
Ironing board & Iron
Spacious wardrobe
Complementary toiletries
Fresh towels

Room Tariffs

Sunday-Thursday (per night)

Single Room – £79
Double Room – £99
Twin Room – £109
King Size Room – £109
Suite – £129

Friday & Saturday (per night)

Single Room – £89
Double Room – £109
Twin Room – £119
King Size Room – £119
Suite – £139

All rates are inclusive of VAT at 20%

Rates are per room unless otherwise stated. Rates include CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST only. Cooked Breakfasts are available for an additional charge

Things To Do Near JC Hotels in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is an incredibly popular tourist destination and our hotels in Derbyshire are perfectly placed to enable you to explore all it has to offer. Belper is a historic market town located in Derwent Valley Mills Heritage Site which is famous for its cotton mill history. It is the perfect place to relax and explore and there is a wide selection of attractions for you to visit and see when staying at our hotels in Belper. The Lion is also surrounded by many boutique shops so you can even shop till you drop – perfect for a special occasion!

In Belper itself, you can visit that Heage Windmill or Strutts North Mill for a taste of industrial history. Tours are held throughout the day and give you a real insight into the industrial past of the Derbyshire area. Definitely worth a visit! If you’d prefer something relaxing, our hotels in Derbyshire such as The Lion Hotel is located very close to Belper River Gardens, these Victorian Gardens are great for a picnic in the summer months, or leisurely stroll all year round – feed the ducks and enjoy the views.

Things To Do Near Hotels in Derbyshire

Walking Holidays With JC Hotels in Derbyshire


Walking Holidays With JC Hotels

If you’re looking to go a little further afield, Belper neighbours Ashbourne, Ripley and Matlock, make our hotel in Belper the perfect base to explore natural beauty spots such as Dovedale and the rest of the Peak District. There are many opportunities for walking, hiking outdoor activities and exploring the natural beauty of the area.

Relax at Our Hotels in Derbyshire

After a long and interesting day in Derbyshire, there’s nothing better than getting back to our luxury hotels in Derbyshire. You can enjoy a delicious meal from a gastro pub menu, or one of our traditionally made stone baked pizzas from one of the leading pizza restaurants in Derby and enjoy a drink in our newly refurbished bar area. After you’re full and content you’ll retire to one our incredible 22 rooms with modern amenities. You’re assured of a relaxing stay and the warmest welcome at The Lion Hotel Belper. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate in contacting us, a member of our team will be more than happy to help!

The Lion Hotel in Derbyshire


Book Your Stay Today

To book a stay at our fantastic hotels in Derbyshire, or to find out more about why we’re one of the most popular hotels in Belper, please contact us today, a member of our friendly team will be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have.

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Allergens and Intolerance

This website is to be used as a a best faith effort to inform you of our allergen and intolerance policy,  and may not be 100% accurate, or may be out of date at the time of reading, you should always advise your server on any dietary requirements, including intolerance & allergies. All our dishes are prepared in our kitchens where allergens are present. We therefore cannot guarantee that all our dishes are free from traces of allergens.

You must assess your own level of risk, based on your personal circumstances before consuming any of our food or drink.