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.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Staff Of Life has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 20 Aug 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

FREE private parking!


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4 reasons to choose The Staff Of Life

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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Calke Abbey
    1.3 miles
  • Melbourne Hall
    2.5 miles
  • Repton
    4.1 miles
  • Donington Park
    4.7 miles
  • Donington Grand Prix Collection
    4.7 miles
  • Download Festival
    5.2 miles
  • Derby South Services Westbound A50
    6.2 miles
  • Derby South Services Eastbound A50
    6.2 miles
  • Royal Derby Hospital
    7.1 miles
  • London Road Community Hospital
    7.3 miles
Closest airports
  • East Midlands Airport
    6.5 miles
  • Birmingham Airport
    27 miles
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport
    49.9 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    The Staff of Life

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Staff Of Life
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Staff Of Life takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 22:00

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 9 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Switch Solo The Staff Of Life accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Check-in is usually after 18.00. Earlier check-in is usually available but must be agreed in advance with The Staff of Life.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform The Staff Of Life in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Staff Of Life

  • Guests staying at The Staff Of Life can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The Staff Of Life is 200 yards from the centre of Ticknall.

  • Room options at The Staff Of Life include:

    • Double
    • Single

  • The Staff Of Life offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Yes, The Staff Of Life is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The prices at The Staff Of Life may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The Staff Of Life has 1 restaurant:

      • The Staff of Life

    • Check-in at The Staff Of Life is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.