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(4 star hotel)
including 8 days parking
1.0 miles
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To get your holiday started a day early, the Radisson Blu East Midlands Airport Hotel, Derby, is the perfect choice. You won't believe that we can offer this luxurious East Midlands airport hotel for such a low price. Two minutes from the terminal by transfer bus, you'll find extravagant rooms, a tempting restaurant menu and lavish service. That's not even to mention the chic food, which wouldn't be out of place in a Paris bistro. Time on your hands? Take advantage of the opulent spa at this airport hotel; there's a gym, heated pool, jacuzzi and steam room. There are even beauty treatments on offer to leave you looking and feeling your best for your holiday

Our customers rated Radisson Blu on average 9/10 (501 reviews). Read Radisson Blu reviews.

Stylish & modern offering a lavish service. Relax in extravagant rooms, and the luscious bistro.


The Radisson has upgraded their already high cleaning standards, to give you peace of mind and keep you as safe as possible during your stay.

There'll be screens at reception and some team members may be wearing PPE. All surfaces are cleaned more regularly, and sanitiser stations are available throughout the hotel for you to use. Social distancing is encouraged, with signs in place in public areas.

Your room gets extra cleaning, with high-contact touchpoints including light switches and door handles are being cleaned more regularly. You'll get a travel-size hand sanitiser to keep and take with you too.

While tier 3 restrictions are in place food will only be available via room service, and the bar, gym and swimming pool will be closed.

Getting to the airport

The Radisson Blu hotel is a 2-minute shuttle bus ride to the airport. The bus runs 24 hours a day every 20 minutes and costs £3 per person.

Directions and a postcode for satnavs will be on your booking confirmation.

Check in from 3pm, check out by 12pm.


The hotel offers overnight parking for £5 per car if you need it.

This package doesn't include parking while you're away. If you need parking for the duration of your trip, search for an airport hotel with parking package instead.


Guests say the rooms are spacious, well-equipped and clean.

Rooms include:

  • TV
  • Free wifi
  • Mini fridge
  • 24-hour room service (£4.50 tray charge)
  • Tea and coffee
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer

If that's not enough, there's an option to upgrade to a Business room too.


Wifi is free to use throughout the hotel and guests say it is excellent, even on multiple devices.


Hotel accessibility includes:

  • Wider parking bays
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible lifts

Accessible rooms include:

  • Wider door openings
  • Accessible bathrooms with grab rails

You can request an accessible room when you book.


The Runway Brasserie restaurant is an elegant and sophisticated setting, serving internationally-inspired dishes including pizza, pasta, salad and steak. Mains average at £15 and kids under 12 eat free from the kids menu, with one paying adult.

They also cater for dietary requirements, including vegan and gluten-free. If you have any other intolerances just let your waiter know.

Open from 6.30pm until 10pm.

The restaurant will not be available while tier 3 restrictions are in place, but lunch and dinner are available via room service.


The hotel's bar offers a more relaxed setting. From the food menu expect typical bar classics, including sandwiches and baguettes, burgers and fish and chips.

There's a great selection of drinks from the bar, including cocktails and mocktails. Cocktails start from £8.50.

Open 24 hours.

While England lockdown restrictions are in the bar will not be open.


Breakfast is served in the Runway Brasserie and guests continually comment on its excellence. It's a full English and continental, with eggs made to order. We recommend adding it on the next page to save yourself £6.95 per person.

Served from 6.30am to 10.30am

If you've got an early flight to catch they also offer a ‘grab and run option anytime from 3am.

While tier 3 restrictions are in place, a pre-packed continental breakfast will only be available. Additional hot items can be ordered at an extra charge.

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Heated pool
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

These facilities will not be available while tier 3 restrictions are in place.

Good to know

Government regulations require passengers at the airport to wear a face mask. Remember to bring a face mask and have it on before you get there. You'll need one for each member of your party.

Help us go green! There's no need to print out your booking confirmation, just show it on your mobile device.

Radisson Blu address

Herald Way,
Pegasus Business Park,
East Midlands airport,
Castle Donington,
DE74 2TZ

Radisson Blu Additional Information

Star rating
AddressHerald Way,
Pegasus Business Park,
East Midlands airport,
Castle Donington,
DE74 2TZ
Disabled facilitiesThe hotel has a some rooms that are accessible to disabled guests. There are no rooms on the ground floor, but the rooms are accessible by lifts. These rooms have wider door frames and a wet room in the en suite.
Room service
Swimming pool
All rooms non-smoking
En-suite bathroom
Trouser press
Phone in room
Satellite TV

Radisson Blu room-only procedures

On the day of your stay

Make your way to the Radisson - your booking confirmation will include driving directions and a postcode for satnavs.

Arriving by train? The nearest station is East Midlands Parkway.

Getting from the hotel to the airport

The hotel runs a 24-hour shuttle bus to the terminal which takes less than 5 minutes.

The journey costs £3 per person each way and runs every 20 minutes.