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The Priest House by the River

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Menston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is in an idylic location. The river, the rusting mill wheels, walks through the wood to the chain bridge). The wifi connection speed is excellent. The rooms well designed but showing signs of age (old computer connections no longer needed, now disconnected, but not yet removed). Holes filled on the bathroom door where hooks used to be. The...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was small but well decorated. Pub bar was excellent and the food and service was better than in the main restaurant. Breakfast was good. On a sunny day the position on the banks of the river Trent is wonderful.

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Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a lovely peaceful location. A friendly welcome from the lady on reception was an excellent start. The room was lovely and bed linen ,towels and toiletries plus the refreshment tray were all first class. Parts of the hotel are tired but I am led to believe that on going improvements are being made. We ate in...

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Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are a group of three ladies who visited for lunch today. We arrived just before 12 and were directed to the restaurant. While we were acknowledged when we arrived, there was no greeting as such, no niceties. We sat down. At 12.20 I went and fetched us some menus. At 12.35 I went to the young man behind the...

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Castle Donington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Myself, partner, his son (age 3), my dad and step mum all went to The Priest House on Sat 8th April in the beautiful sunshine for an early doors meal and drinks... we were greeted by Dan the bar manager who as usual was very welcoming and friendly ... the food was very tasty and great value ... and the...

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Thank Becnye
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

For a birthday treat whilst a BTCC weekend at Donington racetrack it was decided to stay here. And what a great decision it was for me and friend were more than taken care of. In regards to staff it felt they were more than happy to take care of request or have just a chat. Here I must say that...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only been for Sunday lunch. But oh what value for money!!!! Lovely menu. Nice bar. Attentive staff. Highly recommended. Lovely setting. Only criticism would be, we were once seated in a room off the main restaurant dining area. It lacked atmosphere and wasn't serviced as often as i would of liked.

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Dukinfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights 8th - 10th April. This is a lovely hotel in a beautiful location by the river. Food was very good. Breakfast was excellent, served by very friendly attentive staff. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Angela B
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location on a bend of the river Trent only 10 minutes from M1. Very reasonable rates good room facilities, excellent food, in season even provide free fishing. Staff good although was little wanting at breakfast but I think there had been a problem which meant one lady had to work very hard but remained cheerful. Nice experience thoroughly recommended.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last stayed at this hotel when it was part of the Handpicked Hotel group and had a very pleasant stay and on this occasion we where pleasantly surprised that service remained very good. Friendly welcome, well equipped clean rooms and a wonderful location make this a great place to stay near Castle Donnington. I must say we stayed on...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a tranquil and stunning location on the banks of the River Trent, The Priest House's history is a rich one that can be traced back almost 1,000 years. Built around a mill tower with its very own water wheels, this 42 bedroom hotel is perfectly placed for a romantic break, an exclusive conference venue or a picture perfect wedding. We've hand-picked a fine selection of food and drink to compliment the charm and romance of our English Countryside setting. Fine dine in our beautiful dining room or relax in our newly renovated and re-named Millstream Bar & Terrace where you can enjoy al fresco dining overlooking the River Trent in the Summer months. We invite you to come and relax and really feel at home with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Priest House by the River

Address: Kings Mills, Castle Donington DE74 2RR, England (Formerly The Priest House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
Price Range: $126 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Priest House by the River 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Priest House Hotel Castle Donington
Priest Hotel Castle Donington
The Priest House By The River Castle Donington, UK - England
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#3 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
#3 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
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“Firat floor away from the car park would be best”
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“All areas seemed good”
Frederick111111, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“When booking 'phone and discuss your requirements ahead. ie, quiet room away from kitchen extraction fans, view of the river, etc etc.”
Tragfulin, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try their Sunday Lunches, amazing food at a very sensible price.”
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“Try & book a river facing room.”
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