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.


Wedding weekend

“Having spent two nights at this hotel, it was a lovely time, all the arrangements for the wedding went perfectly, the staff were excellent, staff serving meals were quick, efficient and polite.”

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 !

“Excellent venue for a party”

“The West Retford Hotel was an excellent venue for our Year 13 Leavers’ Party. From the beautifully dressed room, to the lovely gardens, it was a hit with students and staff attending the party. The food was outstanding, the service pleasant and relaxed, the bar staff friendly and professional. The DJ played a great mix of music and had everyone on the dance floor. We will definitely book again for next year.”

“A Perfect Weekend Break” ~ Tripadvisor

“Our rooms were spacious and looked to have been recently renovated. They had a well-presented bathroom (bath plus overhead shower), flat screen tv (freeview channels only) plus the usual tea / coffee making facilities. The beds were comfortable with a modern duvet and the rooms were expertly serviced each day.”


What’s On

  • Wedding Open Weekend

    Wedding Open Weekend

    Wedding Open Day – BEST WESTERN PLUS West Retford Hotel 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 […]

  • Strictly Murder on the Dance Floor

    Strictly Murder on the Dance Floor

    Strictly Murder on the Dance Floor – Murder Mystery Friday 13th November 2015 A fun night with friends, become detectives for the evening and reveal the killer, which team will be the first to solve the mystery….. Four course meal […]

  • 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 […]

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