Thistle East Midlands Airport

Castle Donington
Derby, Derbyshire (DE74 2SH)
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Thistle East Midlands Airport hotel couldn’t be handier for guests traveling by plane as we’re situated right at the entrance to East Midlands Airport. And with Derby, Leicester and Nottingham all within 30 miles, we’re perfectly placed for business meetings, and we’re one of the most popular East Midlands wedding venues, too.

We have 164 bedrooms, including Executive rooms, and we can seat 250 people theatre style in the largest of our 20 meeting rooms and conference facilities. East Midlands Airport is right next door; perfect if you’re bringing people in from other parts of the country and overseas. We also have on-site parking available, and our parking fees are much cheaper than the airport itself.

But you don’t have to be jetting off or doing business to base yourself here. There are loads of things to do; East Midlands attractions, including Alton Towers and Donington Park, are within easy driving distance – or you can simply relax in our Otium Health & Leisure Club.

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Room Information

Room Name
Donington Suite
Seat Cap
80
Reception Cap
110
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Room Name
Southwell Suite
Seat Cap
160
Reception Cap
200
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Room Name
Loxley Room
Seat Cap
50
Reception Cap
60
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