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The Priest House by the River

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed between Christmas and new year on one of the romance packages and couldn't of asked for more. The food was lovely staff friendly and welcoming and the room was so comfy. The setting is lovely and we had bad gog when we arrived so was nice the next morning to see the surroundings in all there glory. I...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic venue. Lovely tranquil setting and a large car park. We stayed in a cottage, which has been renovated and in keeping with its age. The floor was a little creaky, but in keeping with a property of this age. The room had quality Molten Brown products and luxury bathrobes etc. The staff were excellent and attentive. We...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We held our wedding here at Easter. The venue was perfect, rooms decorated by the staff to our requirements, food was fantastic with special diets catered for. Staff were so friendly and helpful going that extra mile to make our day special. Our rooms were excellent. All our guests commented on how great everything was. We would certainly recommend it.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a table for lunch on the Bank Holiday Monday The location was delightful however everything else disappointed The Soup was tasteless and watered down The service was lacking in finesse The waitress although trying to be helpful had a very dirty waistcoat which really did not show this restaurant in a good light All our main courses...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been twice before for afternoon tea we had no hesitation in booking again to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We arrived on time and the receptionist asked us quite politely to go to a room at the end of the corridor. This was the bar and we had to wait 5 minutes before any member of staff appeared. When she...

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wondered what the Priest House Hotel would be like as it is near East Midlands Airport and the racing circuit is not far away but it was fine. We could not hear any planes or any other noise and the Hotel, which is overlooking the River Trent, felt peaceful and many miles from any urban disturbance. The staff are...

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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight, and loved the position of the hotel, right by the Trent. Unfortunately the Castle Donington Heritage Weekend was taking place, so as you stood by the river, it was to the accompaniment of Vroom, Vroom! Later, there were disco noises from the same source. Staff told us that how much they hear depends on the wind...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed just the one night here but enjoyed it so much we wished we'd stayed longer. We needed to be at Donington Park Racing Circuit quite early in the day and found this place via the internet. What makes it special? It's set in its own grounds about a mile from the main road so you...

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Hinckley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at this great quite perfect located hotel on the banks of the river Trent. Our room was well decorated and clean. Only thing could improve on extra drawers for clothing and extra plug sockets. Dinner in resturant was 3 course for £39 each. The main meal was brilliant. Great size of steak With pepper sauce. Bar area...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the time of arrival to our leaving we were met by cheerful, helpful staff.We have just returned from a 2 night stay.Our room on 1st floor overlooked river to one side and meadows the other.Well thought out with a really comfy bed,easy chair desk & large TV.The bathroom was modern with Molton Brown toilettries replaced daily.Thick soft towels &bathrobes.Tea,coffee,water&...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $129 - $226 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 29 overlooks the river.”
0briann, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Cottage number 7 is wheelchair accessible but difficult to get close to the sink. Shower is good size wit seating and grab rails.”
Bluebell466, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid race days at Donington if you planning a visit”
rogerc697, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“No lift but there are ground floor bedrooms.”
ElaineNuneaton, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Apparently Room 29 overlooks the river - most face away from it.”
_jeanwsands, 3 May 2017 | Read review
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