• Welcome to The Rutland Arms in Bakewell - Here's what you need to know

Guest Information


Let me take this opportunity to welcome you to The Rutland Arms Hotel, Eatery and Coffee House. On behalf of our whole team I would like to wish you a pleasant stay. We hope you find your time with us both relaxing and enjoyable, however if there is anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable, please do not hesitate to contact any member of our team who will be delighted to assist you in any way they can.

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Rutland Arms, Bakewell.

Jamie Chilton
General Manager

My Bakewell Recommendations


Bakewell is a fantastic place to explore and our area is filled with
exciting attractions, stunning scenery and all year round fun.
During your visit may I recommend that you visit Chatsworth
House, The Monsal Trail and Haddon Hall. For more
attractions in our area, visit our Local Attractions




The Coaching Inn Group has a particular passion for
lovely old historic coaching inns and we have a growing
number  of these iconic buildings in our collection.
We have established a reputation for refurbishing,
revitalising and breathing life back into these lovely
inns, creating elegant, comfortable and well-priced
accommodation, tempting menus, relaxed and stylish
bars and coffee lounges where friends, families and
business people can relax and enjoy everything we
have on offer.


Bakewell Map

Please click the sidebar icon on the left of the map to view the list of locations

Wi-Fi & Internet Access


High speed internet access is available in all bedrooms
and public areas within the hotel. You are welcome use
our wi-fi across all areas of the hotel.

To Connect: WiFi
Simply select the ‘Guest Login’ on your device and enter
the password ‘RutlandArms2021’. Ask a team member if
you have any issues.


Room Service


Please contact Reception by dialling ‘0’ from your room phone
from 12.00pm to 9.00pm to place your order for hot and
cold meals; snacks and bar drinks are available from 12.00pm
to 11.00pm. After finishing your meal, please call Reception and
your tray will be collected from outside your room.

Please note an additional tray charge of £5 per order will apply
on top of the price of the food ordered.


A – Z Directory 



The Hotel doors will be locked from 11pm daily. To access the building after this time you will need to enter a code on the front door. Please speak to the team for the current code. If you require disabled access to the building, please let our team know before arrival and we will arrange the ramp to be installed at our back door.



Your account is readily available upon request at Reception. The following methods of payment are accepted: personal cheque (with guarantee card), Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We also accept contactless payment (up to £45) and ApplePay. Please note that we are a cashless property.


Alarm Calls

Please contact Reception by dialling ‘0’ who will arrange a wake up for you.


Assistance (24-hr reception)

Reception is staffed 24 hours. From 11pm to 7am the Night Porter will cover reception to deal with any enquiries. Should you require assistance please dial ‘0’.



The Coffee House, located on the ground floor at the front of the main hotel building, provides the widest variety of beverages. The Bar is located towards the middle of the main hotel building and has a wide range of speciality drinks including cocktails, whisky and gin.



Breakfast is served in the Eatery which is located on the ground floor close to the Bar, or in the Coffee House should you wish to bring along your dog. Please wait to be seated at the host stand by Reception. We serve from 7.00am to 10.00am, Monday to Friday and 8.00am to 10.00am on Saturday and Sunday. Should you wish to order room service, please contact Reception with your order by 10.00pm the evening prior (tray charges apply, please see Room Service section).


Car Parking

Our car park is situated within the Courtyard, located opposite the main hotel building, and can be found by using the postcode DE45 1BZ. We have a limited amount of parking, on a first come first served basis, for use by overnight residents only. You can obtain a parking permit from Reception to display in your car window. After departure, should you wish to continue to use our car park a while longer, we ask you to please vacate by 1pm and return your parking permit to reception to allow our next guests to park.



Checkout time is 11.00am. A late checkout is available by prior arrangement by contacting our Reception team. Your account will be automatically emailed to you on the morning of your departure via ChicoStay, should you prefer to complete your checkout remotely, this will allow you to do so.


Church Services

Please contact Reception who will advise you on services and locations for religious worship.



Our nearest multiplex cinema is Cineworld Chesterfield, around 13 miles from the hotel. The postcode is S40 2ED and has parking on-site. There is is also the Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre, around 12 miles from the hotel.


Conference Facilities

Please enquire with our reception team for details of our conferencing facilities. We can provide further information upon request and we would be delighted to make an appointment with our management team on your behalf..


Currency Conversion

The nearest bureau de change is at Natwest which is located a short walk along Rutland Square directly ahead of the main hotel building entrance.


Dietary Requirements

If you have any special requirements please contact the manager on duty who will be happy to assist.



If you require directions our Reception team are happy to provide printed route maps and navigation on request.


Disabled Facilities

The hotel has one, purpose-designed, room for disabled guests, located in the Courtyard building. Please ask our reception team if you would like to view the room (subject to availability). Our disabled toilet is located in the main hotel building close to the Eatery.


Doctor, Dentist and Chemist

Should you require medical assistance, please inform Reception or call the local Doctors’ Surgery Helpline on 01629 816636, or dial 111 for the NHS Helpline. The nearest minor injury unit is at Whitworth Hospital just 7 miles away. The nearest chemists, 01629 813215 / 01629 812043, can be found on the High Street. For more information please dial ‘0’ to speak to Reception.


Emergency Services

Using your mobile phone, dial ‘999’ for the police, fire brigade or an ambulance. Please also call Reception on ‘0’ to report the incident and for further assistance and First Aid.


Fire Procedures

It is imperative that guests read the Fire Notice next to the bedroom door and familiarise themselves with the fire evacuation procedure and fire exits.



If you wish to have them delivered to your room, we would be happy to arrange this for you with our local florist. Please contact reception by dialling ‘0’ with your requirements and they will do their best to accommodate you.


Heating and Cooling

The heating in the room may be adjusted using the thermostat dial on the side of the radiator during the winter months. Should you wish to turn off the towel rail in the bathroom, the switch is located on the outer wall from the towel rail. You will find a cooling fan located in the bedroom wardrobe for use during the summer months.



During your stay our housekeeping team will service your room daily. If you require any extra amenities are required please contact reception using the in room phone by dialling 0. If you would like your towels replacing, please place them in the bath in the morning. If you prefer not to be disturbed we provide a hanger to place over the door.



For your personal security, we insist that guests produce room keys when signing accounts in any of the Hotel’s facilities. Please ensure you sign for your account before leaving the table in any of the dining facilities.


Leisure Facilities

Bakewell swimming pool and gym is located off Granby Road, a short walking distance from the hotel. Please visit https://www.freedom-leisure.co.uk/centres/bakewell-swimming-pool-and-gym/ for more information.


Luggage Assistance

Please ask reception for help with luggage or luggage storage at any time, 24-hours a day. Luggage may be stored in the hotel up to six hours after vacating your room without charge.



Should you find anything not in working order, please report it to Reception and we will endeavour to repair it as quickly as possible.



Please order with Reception by 10.00pm for delivery to your room the next morning.


No Smoking

Please be aware that the whole hotel, including all bedrooms and outside seating areas, is non-smoking. If guests are found to have smoked inside bedrooms, a minimum charge of £120.00 will be made to cover further cleaning and freshening of the room. Each room is fitted with a smoke detector which is very sensitive and will evacuate the whole hotel if triggered. Activation will incur further charges to the guests account.



Dogs are allowed in our Bar, Coffee House and Lounge areas, where you can enjoy all the same menus as our restaurant. Unfortunately, for the comfort of other guests, dogs (except guidedogs) are not allowed in the Eatery, where food is served all day.



Postage to most destinations can be arranged via Reception. All post is sent daily. Bakewell Post Office is located a short walk away from the hotel on Granby Road.



There are several dining areas throughout the hotel, with the same menu available in each. Our main Eatery is located towards the back of the main hotel building. Our menu is served from 12.00pm to 9.00pm, Sunday to Thursday and 12.00pm to 9.30pm on Friday & Saturday. You can view our menu here. You can also dine in our Bar between the same times or in our Coffee House 12.00pm to 5.00pm. We recommend to make a dinner reservation in advance due to the popularity of the hotel with our guests and locals alike, which you can do by either visiting https://rutlandarmsbakewell.co.uk/food-drink/book-a-table/ or contacting Reception. When dining with us, we ask you to please wait at the host stand by Reception to be seated.



Please ensure that your bedroom windows and doors are closed when you leave the room. We would like to draw your attention to the Hotel Proprietors Act displayed in the Reception area and regret to inform you that the hotel cannot be held responsible for the loss or damage to any guest’s property not handed in for safekeeping.


Special Offers

We often run promotions and special deals throughout the year. Please browse our website or Facebook page for more information on how to sign up to our mailing list.


Taxi Service

Please contact Reception who will be happy to book a taxi for you.



Each bedroom is equipped with a direct dial telephone. Room to Room calls are free, but if you would like to make an external call, please speak to reception who will try and accommodate your needs.



All of our rooms are equipped with flat screen Freeview televisions. To turn on the TV, press the power button on the remote control.



In your room there is a range of H2K of Harrogate’s premium toiletries. These are provided for your use during your stay and if you would like to take them home, can be purchased via our reception team. We also hold a limited supply of complimentary common items are available from reception 24 hours a day, (i.e. toothpaste, shaving foam, razor, etc).



The UK uses a 240v supply with three pin plugs. Please ask Reception if you require an adapter. This usually requires a £5 deposit which is refunded when the adaptor is returned.


Weddings & Functions

At the Rutland Arms we promise to make your special day memorable. We have a delightful choice of settings and each event is tailored to your exact requirements. For full details please visit our Events page.


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