Terms & Conditions

What are the types of bookings you offer?

The terms and conditions outlined below apply to all bookings with QHotels whether you make them online at www.QHotels.co.uk or by telephone or in person.

Booking direct at www.QHotels.co.uk

Booking online with QHotels is quick, easy and completely secure. You will always be offered our best available rates of the day and we won't be beaten on any other comparative or partner website. To support our promise, please see our best available rate guarantee.

Types of rates :

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Best Available Rate (BAR):When you book a standard flex rate, QHotels will ask you for a credit/debit card number to secure your reservation only. No payment will be taken from your card and you will pay for your room on departure at the hotel. You can cancel your flex rate booking up to 12 noon on the day of arrival without penalty. If you fail to arrive or you cancel your reservation after 12 noon on the day of arrival, you will be charged for your first night's accommodation.

If you are booking a DBB rate you have an allowance of £26pp to spend in the restaurant and £39pp at Cameron House. The Midland and The Queens are excluded from the DBB offer.

Advanced purchase saver rate:When you book a standard advanced purchase rate, QHotels will take full prepayment from your debit/credit card at the time of booking. The advanced purchase saver rate is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to an alternative date or name.

Promotional offers, packages and spa breaks:When you book a promotional package, including seasonal promotions, you will be asked for full pre-payment unless stated otherwise. When you book a spa or golf package, you will be asked for a 25% non-refundable deposit at the time of the booking. The balance is payable at the hotel on departure or in the event of cancellation or non-arrival. All promotional packages are non-refundable and non-transferable. We reserve the right to withdraw any offer at any such time.

Charging Items to your room

Please carry your charge card with you if you wish to charge any items to your room during your stay with us. If you have lost or forgotten your card please contact Reception.


Only alcoholic drinks purchased from the hotel may be consumed in the hotel. We reserve the right to charge the appropriate corkage charge where guests bring in their own alcohol.

First Aid

We aim to ensure that a First Aider is always available. If you require any medical attention please contact Reception on 0. For serious medical emergencies call 9 '999.

 Spa Breaks

Offer based on two guests sharing a standard double or twin bedroom.  Supplements apply for sole occupancy of a double or twin and any room upgrades.  Leisure and spa facilities vary by site, please check before booking your stay.  60 minute Spa Ritual includes 50 minutes treatment time and 10 minutes client care and consultation. 30 minute spa treatments include 25 minutes treatment time and 5 minutes client care and consultation.Please note majority of our health clubs have children's splash times in the swimming pool. Please check before you arrive.
If you have booked a spa break with us, we ask that you arrive 15 - 20 minutes before your scheduled treatment time, so you can complete our consultation form and begin your relaxation experience.

Breakaway Club members: A non-refundable 25% deposit is required to secure Breakaway Club packages (except on the Sunday Escape deal or any other promotional package when full prepayment is required -details below); the balance is payable on check out. You are allowed to cancel your booking up to 12noon on the day, however you will lose the 25% deposit paid. If you fail to arrive or you cancel your reservation after 12 noon on the day of arrival, you will be charged for your first night's accommodation (minus your 25% deposit). Please note that Breakaway Club payment terms are only applicable on Breakaway Club offers and other promotional package offers i.e. attraction breaks. If you book on a fully pre-payable advanced purchase saver rate then these breaks will be non-refundable. On a flexible rate, you have until 12 noon on the day of arrival to cancel your stay.

When you arrive at the hotel, all reservations will require a pre-authorisation with a credit card or cash deposit to cover any extras during your stay. All incidentals should be settled prior to departure. QHotels accept payments by American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, Cash and from QHotels gift cards.

Guest bedrooms are available from 3pm on the day of arrival and 3.30pm for Cameron House. You should leave by 11am on the day of departure. Late check-out may be available on request, simply ask at reception and we'll notify you of any additional charges.

If you have a gift card that you would like to use against your forthcoming stay, please call to make your booking on 0845 0345 777, see below for our opening times.

What if I need to change my booking;

Bookings should be cancelled by calling 0845 0345 777 - see below for office hours. Please note calls to our 0845 numbers will cost 2p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge.    Bookings made through any other third party site should be cancelled directly with them but please remember you can always find QHotels best available rate when booking directly at www.QHotels.co.uk. Flex rate bookings can be cancelled up to 12noon on the day of arrival to receive a full refund. Later cancellations or no-shows will be charged at full room rate or the first night's accommodation.

Please note that for advanced purchase or any promotional offers, the full amount is taken at the time of booking. This rate is non refundable and non transferrable.  We are unable to accept Maestro cards as form of guarantee. Upon failure to settle the account on departure, charges will be applied to the guests credit card.  VAT is included in the displayed rate unless otherwise stated. Advanced purchase saver rates and promotional packages can be cancelled but you will still be charged the full amount for the entire cost of your stay. Where necessary, we advise you take out suitable travel insurance.

Bookings for groups in excess of 9 rooms will be given their own specific terms and conditions which will be detailed on your booking.

Office opening hours are:

Monday - Thursday 8.00am-9.00pm

Friday - 8.00am-8.00pm

Saturday - 9.00am-5.00pm

Sunday - 10.00am-5.00pm

Call Charges:

Please note that calls will be charged at local rate from BT landlines. Other networks may be higher and from mobiles considerably more. Please note calls to our 0845 numbers will cost 2p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge.


By providing your postal and/or email address you are granting QHotels permission to contact you with newsletters, offers and information that we think is of interest to you.  If you would like to unsubscribe from our mailing list please contact customer-relations@QHotels.co.uk

What are your check-in and check-out times:

Check-in times at all our hotels are from 3pm.  You should leave by 11am on the day of departure. Late check-out may be available on request, simply ask at reception and we'll notify you of any additional charges. 

Do you allow children at the hotels

As of 1st July 2015: 

QHotels welcome families and smaller guests will all receive a free children's activity pack when they arrive at their hotel.

Up to two children aged 16 and under can stay for free when sharing a standard bedroom with at least one full paying adult. At our extra family friendly hotels (Tankersley Manor, The Park Royal, Chesford Grange, Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort, Stratford Manor, Hellidon Lakes Golf & Spa Hotel, Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, The Hampshire Court Hotel, Ashford International Hotel, Slaley Hall & Belton Woods). If you children, aged 16 and under, stay in their own room, they will be charged at 50% of the full adult non-promotional best available rate at the time of booking. At all other hotels: If your children, aged 16 and under, stay in their own room, they will be charged at the full adult non-promotional best available rate at the time of booking.

Upgrade charges will apply if you need a larger bedroom to accommodate your family. When sharing a bedroom with your children, your room could include a foldaway bed, and not all hotels have cots available, so please ensure that you ask at the time of booking.

Cameron House charge £10 per cot per night & £20 per extra bed per night. 


Children aged 0 - 4 can stay and eat for free at QHotels. Children aged 5 - 12 years will be charged £5 per child for breakfast and children aged 13 - 16 years will be charged £7.50 per child for breakfast. All other meals are chargeable as taken; children's dinner menus include small and large portion sizes to cater for children of all ages.

Christmas and New Year residential packages are subject to different terms and conditions, which are available on request.

Children aged 16 and under are welcome to use the swimming pool at the hotel during their stay as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Please note, some hotels will have designated family swimming times, please ask when you book or arrive at the hotel. For health and safety reasons, children are unable to use the gym, sauna, steam room or whirlpool, where available.

If you need a babysitter during your stay, QHotels has partnered with Safehands UK, a national provider of babysitting and mobile crèche services with fully vetted and checked babysitters. You should make all your arrangements for a child minder direct with Safehands by calling them on 0844 844 6688. They will require 48 hours notice. QHotels are not the provider of this service and cannot take any responsibility for the act of any babysitter employed by you. All contracts must be worked out between yourself and Safe hands.

QHotels has a minimum age requirement of 16 years old for booking a hotel room. Normal credit facilities apply.

Do you allow dogs in the hotels

22 QHotels welcome dogs; we have a couple of exceptions where only guide dogs are welcome. These hotels are:

  • The Midland
  • The Stratford
  • Belton Woods
  • Mottram Hall
  • The Oxford Belfry

We do have a couple of small conditions for bringing your dog to one of our hotels as follows:

  • To add your dog to your break is £20 per dog per night at 22 of our dog-friendly hotels; this excludes Cameron House where there will be an extra charge of £50 to bring your dog with you during your stay.
  • A maximum of two small dogs or one large dog is allowed in your bedroom
  • Guide dogs are allowed in all hotels and throughout the hotel free of charge, including the restaurant and lounge.
  • Other dogs are only allowed in public areas for access and not allowed in any restaurants.
  • We welcome well-behaved and trained dogs and if we feel that your pet is causing a nuisance to other guests or barking incessantly during the stay, we will ask you to leave.
  • Please note at Crewe Hall in Cheshire, dogs are not allowed in bedrooms within the Old Hall. Dogs are only permitted in the contemporary standard bedrooms in the West Wing of the hotel.
  • With the exception of guide dogs and assistant dogs, no dogs are allowed in Mottram Hall. Please note, Mottram Hall may charge a small fee to allow dogs onto the property.

Is car parking available at the hotels:


Car parking is available, subject to availability at our hotels and it is free to park your car at all hotels, with the exception of The Midland, The Stratford and The Queens.

The Stratford has a car park which is subject to availability and a charge of £5 per day applies to vehicles parked in there. Please note this charge is waivered for blue badge holders.

The Queens has a chargeable on-site car park, with a valet parking service available.

The Midland has no on-site car park. Parking facilities are available at the NCP Manchester Central car park which is situated a couple of minutes' walk from the hotel. A valet parking service is also available for this car park. Current prices are £18.40 for 24 hours and £25 for valet parking and 24 hours. Charges are subject to change in this car park.

For more information on parking, please contact the appropriate hotel.

What are the dining facilities at the hotels:

At QHotels, we are passionate about our food quality and service and we trust you'll have an enjoyable experience with us. If you choose to add dinner to your break at the time of booking, you will receive a £26 per guest allowance to spend in the restaurant, lounge or via room service*. If you choose to dine from the room service menu an additional tray charge will apply.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and you'll find our breakfast buffets packed full of fruit, wholesome cereals, a vast array of breads and spreads, a continental section and a full English orScottish breakfast buffet. If you do have any special dietary requirements, please do let us know before you arrive. The Midland hotel serves a continental breakfast only.

*Dunston Hall, Oulton Hall, Mottram Hall, Slaley Hall and Belton Woods: if you choose to add dinner to your break at the time of booking, you will receive £26 per guest allowance to spend in the restaurant, lounge or via room service. Please note the dinner allowance at Cameron House is £39 per guest.

Do your hotels cater for disabled guests:

Our hotels comply with the access requirements of local disability legislation. If you have special requirements please inform us at the time of booking


Do you have smoking rooms:

All of our hotels are smoke free and penalty fees will be applied if you smoke in the hotel. The penalty charge is £250 per day for smoking in the hotel.


Do the hotels have leisure facilities:

General health club facilities may be used without charge during your stay and you'll find most hotels have a gym and swimming pool. Additional services, including beauty treatments for guests aged 16 and over (certain exceptions apply) are provided by the spa and will be charged as taken. Our spas are popular and we strongly recommend you pre-book any treatments before you arrive at your hotel to avoid any disappointment. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee a spa time unless you have pre-booked any treatments. Please note a 50% cancellation will be incurred for any spa treatment or spa day cancelled within 48 hours prior to appointment. Cancellation of spa treatments or spa days within 24 hours will incur a 100% charge.

Fitness.TV: Please note, we are currently trying to contact Fitness.TV to remove QHotels Health Clubs from this site. We have not agreed to be on this site and are seeking to contact their management to remove QHotels ASAP.



Six QHotels have their own 18-hole golf courses which guests may use for an additional fee. Golf breaks can be booked through our Central Booking Service. Tee times must be booked directly with the hotel or online, before you arrive.

Dunston Hall, Mottram Hall, Oulton Hall, Slaley Hall, Cameron House & Belton Woods: full prepayment required if booking a promotional rate.  Transaction fees are £2.50, where credit exists this is payable on departure.  Interest charged is a base rate of +8.0% per calendar month.  Promotional rates are non refundable and non transferrable.  For non promotional rates, customers can cancel up to 12 noon on the day of arrival. Customers that don't arrive or stay will be charged 100%.  In circumstances of poor weather, we reserve the right to cancel any booking made on a promotional rate and rebook on an alternative date. We will give a minimum of 24 hours notice.

Can I purchase a gift card and how do we redeem it:

  • Gift cards can be purchased either from our web page or over the phone on 0845 074 0060
  • Gift cards can currently only be used against selected hotels, and cannot yet be redeemed at the following hotels: Mottram Hall, Oulton Hall and Slaley Hall.
  • Gift cards are valid for 12 months from the time of activation. After 12 months, any remaining balance will be cancelled. Balance enquiries can be obtained at a QHotels' reception or by calling 0845 074 0060.
  • QHotels gift cards can be redeemed on any QHotels product or service for the original 21 QHotels. Gift cards cannot be redeemed against products and services at Mottram Hall, Oulton Hall or Slaley Hall.
  • The QHotels Gift Card is not a cheque guarantee, credit or charge card.
  • Gift cards can be activated with a minimum value of £10 and have a maximum value of £500.
  • When you use the QHotels Gift Card, the amount of your purchase will be deducted from the balance on the card. Change will not be given.
  • The QHotels gift card is like cash. Lost, stolen or damaged gift cards cannot be replaced.
    The QHotels gift card cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash.
  • Gift cards are only posted out to customers within the UK
  • QHotels reserve the rights to amend the terms and conditions when they see necessary

If you have a gift card that you would like to use against your forthcoming stay, please call to make your booking on 0845 0345 777.

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