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The Blazing Donkey Country Hotel

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The Blazing Donkey is a 22 bedroom country hotel located near to Sandwich in Kent. The hotel boasts its own acclaimed restaurant, and has a cosy bar with inglenook and stunning garden with terrace for guests to enjoy. The hotel is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Richard and Sherry Martin. The accommodation at the hotel is arranged in a courtyard and each of the well appointed en suite rooms enjoys rural views. The rooms have flat screen TVs and baths with showers. Parking for guests is free. The hotel enjoys a very mixed patronage, from leisure break visitors, business travellers, golfers and wedding guests. The hotel is one of Kent's most popular special occasion venues, and with good reason as the facilities are as extensive as the surroundings are beautiful. The hotel's restaurant produces a regularly changing menu inspired mainly from locally sourced produce. Lunch and dinner are served daily. Visitors can also enjoy morning coffees and afternoon cream teas.
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Mid-range
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Special Rate:£129 (GBP)
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Southend Municipal Airport57 km
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All reviews main building full english extra mile evening meal was excellent wedding venue sunday dinner rooms are clean several months set menu main meal mini break looked lovely front of house lovely location four poster bed next morning wonderful stay
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a little gem in the heart of the Kent countryside, not far from Deal and Dover. Staff were attentive and friendly. Dinner - £30 for 3 courses - is an absolute steal and, if you love cheese - there is a cheese menu...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We got married at the Blazing Donkey on Sunday 26th August. Despite the horrendous weather we still had such an amazing day! The food was absolutely gorgeous, as was the presentation. The staff are all so friendly and hard working. The rooms are clean and...More

3  Thank Laura L
Response from harry24100, Front Office Manager at The Blazing Donkey Country HotelResponded October 4, 2018

Dear Laura Thank you for your very kind feedback. We are completely chuffed that your day was all that you wanted! We thoroughly enjoyed looking after you all and hope to welcome you and perhaps some family and friends back in future!! Wishing you both...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an amazing couple of days at The Blazing Donkey. The food was exceptional and attention to detail was second to none. The staff were friendly and helpful making our stay the best they could. Our afternoon tea was served in front of the log...More

1  Thank surreylass2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé stayed he couple of days ago. We had a wonderful time. Staff were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the room was clean and comfortable. We have stayed here a couple of times and both times always been lovely....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This lovely little place is a hidden gem. Friendly staff and the whole place was furnished beautifully. Food and service was faultless. My only problem was the internet in the room didn't work so had to go to the main building and then it was...More

Thank Sarah C
Response from harry24100, Front Office Manager at The Blazing Donkey Country HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Sarah Thanks for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, despite the niggles with internet connectivity and a dribbly water supply. On both counts these are now resolved issues as we have recently updated our broadband router which...More

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"Come ready to eat - he food is phenomenal!"
B4511DMjohnh
3 weeks ago
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"Take the room for the room only price if its a good price and pay for breakfast up front at the hotel when..."
harasnamerof
3 weeks ago
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"the bridal suite is the best room in the house!"
H288THsamanthab
Sep. 3, 2018
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"The honeymoon suite was superb"
joehutchings
Aug. 30, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
blazing donkey hotel ham
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDealHam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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