BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel

Located on the border of Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire the BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel makes for the ideal venue whatever your requirements. Just a 15 minute drive to Doncaster Sheffield International Airport.

We are under 1 mile to Retford train station with direct trains to Doncaster and Sheffield. The hotel is also a popular wedding venue for locals and couples with families further north and south. We are 5 minutes from the A1 and 20 minutes to the M1. We are also just a 20 minute drive to Worksop and Lincoln.

The 250-year old grade II listed hotel building is complemented by a choice of traditional or more modern bedroom styles, but the emphasis throughout your stay is on traditional style combined with modern facilities and a high standard of relaxed but attentive service that is rarely available from larger, modern hotels.

Centrally located the hotel is perfectly located for business conferences & weddings. We hold a Civil Wedding License for several suites and our garden pagoda is also licensed for outdoor weddings. The hotel can also cater for civil cermonies and civil partnerships. Wedding packages can also be tailored to your requirements.We also offer FREE WiFi to all our guests...


Recent News

  • Wedding Open Day

    Wedding Open Day

    Wedding Open Day – Sunday 11th October 2015 View our beautiful Shelley suite for your wedding, beautifully decorated by Love in a Mist with the wedding co-ordinators on hand to answer any of your queries.  We will also have a selection of […]

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  • Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!

    If you celebrate your birthday with us you may have a complimentary starter or dessert on us. To qualify simply show a member of the team either your driving licence or passport.

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  • Wine of the Week!

    Wine of the Week!

      Beaune – Les Cent ~ Vignes Burgundy Red Burgundian reds completely depend on their environment (terroir) to gain their nuances in flavour. These reds are lighter with medium acid and typically lower tannins. There is significant variety in price […]

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  • In-Room WiFi

    In-Room WiFi

    We understand the importance of a reliable and fast broadband connection for our guests and that’s why we’ve recently upgraded the majority of our rooms so they now have in-room access points. Traditionally hotels placed access points in loft spaces, […]

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Please note all our testimonials are snippets from actual reviews from Tripadvisor.


Pleasant stay

This was our second visit to the hotel. We stopped on a Monday evening as we visited relatives. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The garden to the rear of the hotel is well worth walking round – there is a fantastic collection of camellias !

“Perfect Wedding Day”

“We booked our civil wedding for 01/05/2015 approx 9 weeks before and during the build up Elaine was great with the details and helping us decide.
We decided on the morning to have the ceremony in the gardens and it was beautiful.
“Fantastic Fran” was our coordinator on the day and she was brilliant. in all can’t fault this venue and all our guests commented on what a great day they had.”

“Consistently Good”

“We have stayed at the West Retford three times in the last 6 months. On each visit, we found the staff to be very obliging. The rooms are a decent size, well decorated and furnished.  Evening meals can be taken in the restaurant or in the lounge bar and are of good quality and price. Good choice of Continental & cooked food at breakfast. In our opinion, the hotel offers very good value for money and we look forward to our next stay.”

“female travelling on her own with work”

“Very pleasant place to stay indeed. Plenty parking – Every member of staff friendly and welcoming without being too pushy.Food very good and rooms welcoming and cosy with everything I needed.” Tripadvisor review


What’s On

  • Dancing through the Decades

    Dancing through the Decades

    Choose your decade and dress up in 60’s, 70’s or 80’s and join in the carvery followed by a disco till 1am playing music through each of the decades.  Prize for best fancy dress. Saturday 28th November & Friday 4th […]

  • Buffet Party Nights

    Buffet Party Nights

    Our popular buffet party nights in the Grove Suite are less formal but lots of fun.  The evening starts with a themed two course buffet, then get your rocket balloons at the ready and party until the early hours. Friday […]

  • Carvery Party Nights

    Carvery Party Nights

    The party starts from the minute you walk through the door.  Take your seats for dinner where you will be invited to the carvery for freshly carved meats and seasonal fresh vegetables.  After your meal dance the night away till […]

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