Out of town hotel with an air of relaxation about it
Recently re-launched as Holiday Inn Sherwood Park, the Dakota Hotel Nottingham can be found north-west of the city at the Sherwood Business Park. Its well connected to the M1 motorway as well as East Midlands Airport which is just a 20 minute drive away.
The hotel focuses on relaxation whilst also offering accommodation and workspace for those in the region on business. Its also a useful commuter stopover, be it for international travel or to one of the cities in the Midlands.
The hotels 92 bedrooms are decorated and furnished with a modern style and include the facilities you would expect from a hotel. Bathrooms are included en-suite, whilst fresh cotton linen and fluffy towels add a touch of delicacy to a stay. Each room includes a television, workstation, and internet access making for an ideal location for those in the area for business purposes.
The Dakota Bar and Grill offers guests an enjoyable location to wine and dine. With a menu that includes some of the finest ingredients, sourced locally and from around the country, guests can enjoy a succulent meal as well as a drink from the extensive list available. Breakfast is also served here each morning, whilst Sunday lunch proves popular on a Sunday.
For businesses and business people, the hotel has a number of rooms that function as meeting rooms. Theres also an exhibition area which is suitable for product launches, art displays, and even public events.
The Dakota Hotel Nottingham also serves as a weekend destination for golfers and hen parties alike. The former can tee off and enjoy a round or two at nearby Notts Golf Club, a championship course that offers excellent deals to hotel guests. The latter can enjoy a sophisticated part that includes pampering, dining, and general enjoyment. Its quite the opposite of a rowdy weekend at the seaside. As well as these, wedding receptions can also be catered for.
For those visiting the hotel for leisure, its location away from the city makes for a decent alternative to many of the noisy, city centre hotels. Visitors can stay at the Dakota but still enjoy convenient access to Nottingham, as well as a host of other towns and cities within the region. Derby, Mansfield, Leicester, and Chesterfield are all readily accessible using the M1 motorway and surrounding major roads.
Within these cities visitors will find a multitude of attractions and events, including museums, sporting arenas, and theatres. Amongst the museums visitors can enjoy in Nottingham are the Nottingham Transport Heritage Museum and Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, both of which offer slightly different exhibits than regular museums.
For sports fans, Nottingham, Derby, and Leicester all have professional football teams (Nottingham has two) that are in one of the higher ranked leagues in the country. Nottingham is also home to ice hockey and county cricket. Castle Donington race track is close by which as well as hosting motor racing events also annually holds the Download music festival, where the heavyweights of rock and metal ply their trade.
One thing that is sure, the Dakota Hotel Nottingham offers quick access to a wide range of activities and locations.