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The Rooftop

(Ref. 1055205)

Buxton, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "We absolutely loved the Rooftop - it was beautiful, spacious and had everything we needed."

    The location was excellent. The information pre-arrival was detailed and recommendations on parking were very well received. The only slight negative was because of the hot tub, it was a tight squeeze to get 7 of us on the roof terrace.

    Reviewed by Jenny4.7May 2024

  • "We really enjoyed our stay."

    The Rooftop is a beautiful apartment with all mod cons. It could not have been better.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Jan 2024

  • "The Rooftop is a superb property in a very convenient location."

    We had a great time and would definitely return. A few small niggles which might seem really picky but hopefully is constructive. There were 3 of us staying and we were only provided with 3 sets of towels. I think an additional hand towel in each of the bathrooms should have been provided (bath mats were provided). We bought a couple to use during our stay. The towels that were provided also all had bleach marks on them. The towel ring in the downstairs bathroom was broken, as was the airer in the kitchen. The utensils in the kitchen weren’t of great quality either, such as the peeler and pizza wheel which bent when using. The knives were also not very good but a sharpener was provided. The placemats and tables in the lounge/kitchen area could do with replacing as they weren’t of a great standard. Some of the crockery was put away dirty so maybe this needs checking a bit more thoroughly. Food was left in the freezer too (ice lollies and garlic bread) which ought to have been removed. There were also condiments left in the cupboard which is fine but we threw away the mayonnaise as it should be refrigerated! The grill pan was filthy when we arrived (I did clean it during or stay). The main light in the twin room wasn’t working either. Whilst all this might sound very negative, The Rooftop is a really lovely place to stay, extremely warm and comfortable. The beds were super comfy and the hot tub was amazing. The weather was pretty awful whilst we were there but it didn’t matter as we were very happy relaxing in the apartment. The lounge upstairs is a real treat, huge and very comfortable for us. The apartment is spacious and well equipped, in a very convenient location to explore Buxton. We had tapas at Santiago, pasta at St Moritz and a delicious meal at Simply Thai.. all within a 2 minute walk of the apartment. You wouldn’t go hungry in Buxton! All in all, I would certainly recommend it as a place to stay!

    Reviewed by Vicki4.4Dec 2023

  • "Great property very central to Buxton town."

    The flat was very clean and spacious great 2nd living room with a very comfy sofa. Please note there are many stairs to climb to get to the flat so if you have mobility issues this may cause you a problem. Was able to check in early which was a big bonus having travelled 3 1/2 hours by car, Very handy to have a parking space right outside the flat and plenty of free on street parking close by.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Dec 2023

  • "Had a superb 4 night break at this amazing apartment."

    Everything you could want and more. Location was perfect and the owner Howard and his lovely family and staff were so friendly and helpful. Restaurant recommendations were first class. Would return anytime. Kathy and co (the Golden Girls.. )

    Reviewed by Kathy5.0Nov 2023

  • "100% Excellent Beautiful, clean, lovely and warm, as described and very spacious."

    Absolutely no unwanted noise from the town but right in the centre for convenience. Perfect location for Buxton town and Pools cave/ Solomon’s temple. Lovely helpful owners if required. All shops very handy. We will return hopefully and I have recommended it to various friends. A couple of pretty night lights on the roof garden area could be a little suggestion - but no changes needed. We had a fabulous time. Thank you

    Reviewed by Hayley5.0Oct 2023

  • "A clean, modern flat conveniently set in the centre of Buxton."

    Really close to lovely restaurants and the shops. We really enjoyed using the hot tub on the roof (once we’d worked out how to heat it up!). The Buxton pavilion gardens were beautiful and we enjoyed exploring the surrounding area including Pooles cavern and the Corbar Cross. A lovely setting for a short break, thank you!

    Reviewed by Naomi4.7Aug 2023

  • "Parking a problem and 9am exit time a bit early"

    Reviewed by Sandra3.8Jul 2023

  • "Nice break in decent apartment with good facilities."

    Unfortunately dishwasher wasn't working on arrival and it wasn't possible to fix it during our week despite best efforts. Owner had also been let down by previous group who had somehow managed to break a bed. Fortunately, this was not required.

    Reviewed by Ian4.7May 2023

  • "Stunning property, very clever use of space, everything was comfy and clean, can’t fault it one bit."

    Thank you, would highly recommend as Buxton is stunning and this property made our trip ever better.

    Reviewed by Lee5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely place, met all our expectations and very central."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Mar 2023

  • "The Rooftop was a brilliant property, in top condition with excellent amenities."

    As a group of friends we all absolutely loved our stay and will be back in the future!

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely flat in central Buxton, spacious and well equipped."

    One parking space (the owner was very helpful with our key problem!). The children particularly enjoyed the upstairs lounge, and the roof top hot tub was enjoyed by all of us. Ideally situated for exploring the beautiful Derbyshire Peak District, and Buxton's many attractions. Unfortunately, as Yorkshire half term a week early, some of the places we wanted to visit were not open.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Feb 2023

  • "Great accommodation."

    Plenty of room for 4 couples in comfortable bedrooms. Excellent location in the centre of Buxton yet quiet and peaceful.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Dec 2022

  • "The apartment was ideal for our group and the facilities were very clean and well maintained ."

    The kitchen had everything you need so no need to bring anything . The only thing we purchased were toilet rolls . The apartment was very central and the bonus of one parking space and plenty of reasonable parking nearby . The owners were lovely and we would definitely book again .

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Nov 2022

  • "The cottage was excellent."

    It had everything we needed. Great location and was very clean and comfortable. Our only gripe was checkout time is very early (9am on a Sunday). 11am would be more reasonable and in line with most other places and would still give 5 hours to get the cottage ready for the next guests at 4pm.

    Reviewed by Neil4.7Nov 2022

  • "The owners have thought of everything for a fantastic and comfortable stay and there is nothing to say other than "thank you"."

    Reviewed by Adrienne5.0Aug 2022

  • "The location of the property was perfect, the kitchen was well equipped and the hot tub was a great bonus etc."

    Unfortunately the cleanliness was disappointing, for me, that let this property down. We found some of the previous guests food in the freezer, very off putting indeed. Crumbs of food in the kitchen cupboards and in the fridge itself. I don’t want to run the place down - because it has great potential, after traveling 7 hours that day it was just disappointing to have to start cleaning before I put our food in the fridge etc. Again unfortunately we noticed, towards the end of our weeks stay, that the fridge was not working to full capacity and unfortunately some of our food had gone off. But having said all that we did enjoy our time away and Buxton itself is a wonderful place to visit.

    Reviewed by Carol4.1Aug 2022

  • "It was amazing, everything well prepared, nice hospitality, we felt our home."

    Pleasant stay, nice location as well. Thank yoooooooou

    Reviewed by Habib4.7Jul 2022

  • "I can’t rate this place, and the owner/manager highly enough."

    We had a fantastic time and the central location was perfect. Plenty of space for everyone in the apartment, and very well equipped. The only thing we occasionally would have found useful was a smaller coffee plunger for if only a couple of people want a cup. The info on what to do in the are was very helpful.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Jul 2022

  • "The Rooftop in Buxton is fantastic."

    A really great apartment that would suit a group or a couple of families. It has everything you could possibly need for a great stay. Highly recommended. We will be rebooking.

    Reviewed by Emma Jayne5.0Jun 2022

  • "Stayed at the Rooftop for my daughters hen weekend, the accommodation has everything you could ask for."

    We'll equipped, spotlessly clean, comfy lounge areas & amazing outside space with hot tub , within minutes to the town with lots of bars & restaurants to choice from. As for the owners of the property really lovely people any questions/issues they were there straight away, cannot say anything negative about this apartment will definitely be returning

    Reviewed by Stella5.0May 2022

  • "Overall, excellent accommodation and location with the rooftop hot tub and parking a bonus."

    Buxton is a great place with lots of fantastic bars and restaurants and places to visit. Would have been 5 stars if not for 2 items: A) (not owners fault) - Sykes still have policy of 9am departure for leaving. This is out dated as other companies have moved back to 10am. We left the night before as getting 2 children out for this time on top of everything else would have meant a very early start! B) Matresses were uncomfortable/poor quality. Had to sleep on the old single matress that was comfortable, if not ideal.

    Reviewed by Richard4.7Apr 2022

  • "Absolutely great place to stay, fabulous views from roof, hot tub is a real bonus."

    Apartment is equipped with everything needed for comfortable stay, self catering was easy with the well equipped kitchen . Owner lives nearby and was welcoming and very accommodating Beautiful town and lots of historic places to visit , town full of bars/pubs and restaurants Ready to book again

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Mar 2022

  • "Great place for a family gathering."

    Plenty of space to sit and relax, very high standard of furnishings with such comfortable sofas and beds. The apartment is right in the heart of Buxton centre so easy access to all shops, cafes and pubs. Perfect setting and the owner could not have been more helpful. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Jan 2022

  • "Perfect location and had everything we needed for a week away."

    Plenty of space and comfortable. The hot tub was an additional bonus. Fantastic apartment and would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jan 2022

  • "The Rooftop is a convenient, comfortable and very well planned property."

    There was a generous welcome pack and great care had been taken over the Christmas decorations. We found the detailed information booklet most useful. Add to this comfortable beds beautiful cotton bed linen and a hot tub - we wanted for nothing and will most definitely be back. An exceptional property.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had such a wonderful stay!"

    The owners were so friendly and welcoming. The place is stunning and extremely well located. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Sophie5.0Dec 2021

  • "The apartment was absolutely wonderful, very well equipped and with the extra touch of xmas decorations."

    A great position in Buxton for train bus and taxis.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Nov 2021

  • "This property was a gem of a find."

    Right in the heart of Buxton. It was SO clean. Everything was provided. We only brought food with us, nothing else was needed. The photos for this property do not do it justice it’s just fab. There were 8 of us celebrating my 40th and we had the bet time at this property!!!!

    Reviewed by Kellie5.0Nov 2021

  • "Fantastic property in the heart of Buxton."

    The accommodation was spotlessly clean on arrival and was fantastically well equipped for everything we needed during our stay. The owner and family were extremely warm and helpful especially when I arrived early and needed help with parking etc. This property was great, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend. Thank you for our stay.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0Nov 2021

  • "We stayed here and had a lovely time!"

    Location is perfect and all facilities were in amazing condition. Couldn't have asked for anything more!

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Oct 2021

  • "The Rooftop was amazing."

    Had everything we needed and more. The location is excellent and the owners could not have been more helpful.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Oct 2021

  • "A really high-quality apartment in the centre of Buxton which felt luxurious and spacious."

    Furnishings were really comfortable and the hot tub was an added bonus.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Sep 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation ,parking is a bonus ."

    The rooftop terrace and hot tub is amazing .howard the owner was very helpful ,hope to return again next year

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2021

  • "Stayed for a week at the Rooftop."

    The property was very comfy and spacious. Loved the hot tub and being in a great location for all facilities. Great choice of restaurants, shops and entertainment. Would definitely recommend this property. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Hadi5.0Aug 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our week-long stay at The Rooftop in Buxton."

    We are a family of five and found the accommodation spacious and very clean. The property was uncluttered, well-furnished, with excellent facilities. The owner lives very close by and proved to be warm, welcoming, attentive, and very helpful. The Rooftop, as one might expect, is accessed via two flights of stairs in addition to being split over two levels, which may not suit everyone's access needs. The ceilings are generally very high, although the upstairs rooms have sloped eaves and some head-bump hazards for the tall among us. The location in central Buxton was superb for access to food, sight-seeing, and shopping. The roads are busy, but night-time noise was not too bad. The lockable parking space that comes with the property is an excellent bonus. We greatly enjoyed the Rooftop's signature roof terrace, which has a dining table and hot tub. It's very private touch of luxury. It is possible to smell food cooking from the restaurant below, but it's not overwhelming or unwelcome. The flat was very comfortable - beds and sofas very soft, dining tables, chairs, and bar stools very practical. The kitchen was well-equipped and convenient. We found the flat, particularly the uppermost bedroom very warm, even with the thermostat set low, but it was not a problem. In short I would recommend the Rooftop as a good base to stay in to explore Buxton and The Peaks.

    Reviewed by Max4.7Aug 2021

  • "A fabulous flat - everything had been thought of to ensure a home from home feel to the place."

    Howard and his son were extremely helpful throughout our week.Superb location and walking distance to a great selection of restaurants and pubs. All in all would thoroughly recommend. The cleanliness of the flat was of the highest standard and clearly it has been built and furnished extremely well - to a much higher standard than other rental properties we have ever stayed in. Five stars definitely.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2021

  • "Had a fabulous week at the Rooftop, it is such a beautiful apartment, we didn’t want to leave!"

    Every detail is thought of, absolutely faultless! Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Aug 2021

  • "The Rooftop is such a fantastic place - spacious, well equipped, modern, clean."

    Howard welcomed us on arrival and could not have been more helpful during our stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jonathan5.0Jul 2021

  • "Fantastic central location."

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Jul 2021

  • "We had a problem accessing the property, because you had sent us the key code for the property below us."

    So we had to stand outside for half an hour at midnight until we could finally get in contact with one of the landlords, who was able to tell us the correct key code and we could finally enter and get some sleep after the long drive. That aside, the property is wonderful. Modern, with top-notch decor and great facilities. The location is great, too, situated right in the heart of town, but quiet as well.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jul 2021

  • "Lovely clean comfortable apartment ."

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Jun 2021

  • "This apartment is spacious, beautifully furnished and in a great location."

    The roof terrace and hot tub adds an extra touch of luxury and fun! Our hosts were lovely and very helpful. Thank you very much. Buxton is filled with lots of places to visit, eat and walk. We have had a fantastic week and would highly recommend staying at the Rooftop.

    Reviewed by Tracey5.0Jun 2021

  • "I think the 9 am on departure day is very unrealistic Especially if your travelling ."

    Most locations are 11 am. That was my only criticism we had the best weekend ever apartment was fabulous , location fantastic xx will definitely be back

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0May 2021

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  • Second-floor duplex apartment
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x third-floor king-size with en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x second-floor double, 1 x second-floor twin
  • Second-floor shower room with shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Second-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Second-floor utility area
  • Third-floor sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x 55" Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking space for 1 car
  • Roof terrace with hot tub, furniture, sun loungers, barbecue, LED mood lighting, NoMow flooring and surrounding obscure glass balustrade
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: This property can be booked with Ref 1060511, together sleeping 12 guests
  • Please note: This property only accepts weekly bookings
  • Please note that this property cannot accept check-ins on a Sunday.

The property

Set in the centre of the action in the historic spa town of Buxton at the heart of the Peaks is this luxury second-floor, duplex apartment, The Rooftop, boasting spacious and elegant rooms, it's a unique dwelling perfect for a getaway with family or friends.

Discover lavish bedrooms with impressive en-suites, large open-plan living areas adorned with stylish furnishings and of course the fabulous rooftop terrace boasting a hot tub.

Come up to this second-floor abode and first find the entrance hall home to an excellent utility area meeting all your laundry needs before finding the wonderful open-plan living space framing views over Buxton's famous Crescent and the Palace Hotel.

With a dining table seating eight people plus 2 extra stools, you can host a fantastic evening with dinner prepared within the sleek, grey fitted kitchen, perching around the kitchen island as you oversee the chef.

An inviting corner sofa and a 55 inch Smart TV providing the perfect spot to unwind, as does the huge sitting room on the third floor, perfect for bringing the group together at the end of the day's adventures.

More sumptuous seating can be found in here along with another Smart TV, with the feature stone wall adding character to this contemporary dwelling, and French doors opening up to the amazing rooftop terrace.

Delight in sunbathing on the sun loungers, cooking up a barbecue or just soaking in the hot tub, with LED mood lighting to create the perfect ambiance, you can take in 270 degree views of Buxton from here.

The splendour continues throughout the bedrooms in this impressive apartment, with the master king-size bedroom settled on the third floor within the eaves, with arched windows providing views over The Crescent and a large en-suite shower room.

The remaining three bedrooms lie on the second floor, comprising of a king-size offering views over the Palace Hotel with an en-suite bathroom, as well as a double and a twin, while a sparkling shower room completes the layout.

With so much to see and do all around, an escape to The Rooftop in the heart of Buxton will be an unforgettable trip.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref 1060511, together sleeping 12 guests.

The Quadrant Apartments

The Quadrant Apartments consist of two stylish decorated apartments set within a historic Grade II listed building, The Crows Nest which can be found on the first floor, and The Rooftop, a second-floor duplex apartment, resting in the heart of Buxton, Derbyshire. This collection offers guests a stunning base from which to explore Derbyshire, with contemporary open-plan living spaces, Smart TVs, and sought-after off-road parking. Each apartment offers its own unique charm, with the Crows Nest having its own ice cream maker and pool table, whilst the The Rooftop has access to its own roof terrace with hot tub, sun loungers and barbecue. The apartments are well suited to couples, groups of friends and families who are wanting to experience Derbyshire in style! The town offers a wonderful selection of attractions including The Buxton Opera House, the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, and the popular Poole’s Cavern & Country Park. If you don’t fancy cooking, dine at one of the nearby eateries including The Lone Star, St Moritz and 53 Degrees @ Buxton Brewery Tap House. Venture further afield where you will find Bakewell, home to the magnificent Chatsworth House with landscaped gardens housing a farmyard, adventure playground, labyrinth and temple, as well as The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, or continue onto Matlock where you will find the Peak Rail, Pic Tor War Memorial and Hall Leys Park. All this and more awaits you with a stay at The Quadrant Apartments.

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About the location


Tideswell 7 miles; Bakewell 12 miles; Matlock 21 miles.

It was the constant 28 degrees centigrade of the bubbling blue waters of Buxton's eight thermal springs that originally attracted the Romans to the town. However it was during the 18th and 19th centuries, under the patronage of successive Dukes of Devonshire, that the Palladian splendour of the Buxton of today was designed and built - including the magnificent semi-circular Crescent, The Great Stable, Hall Bank, The Square, The Pavilion Gardens and The Opera House. Today visitors continue to enjoy these magnificent buildings and gardens, as well as the Opera House's full programme and annual festivals of music and arts. There is good walking close by with rugged peaks to the north and gentle hills and dales to the south and a number of pretty towns and villages are dotted throughout including Bakewell, Ashford-in-the-Water, Castleton and Edale. The stunning properties of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall are within easy driving distance and must be seen while visiting this area. A great base for exploring the Peak District.

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Please note: This property only accepts weekly bookings.
Please note that this property cannot accept check-ins on a Sunday.

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