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The East Midlands Skyway Hotel

East Midlands International Airport, Castle Donington DE74 2SH, England (Formerly Thistle East Midlands Airport)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

room 151 room ok smelt a bit fusty damp but comfortable stay and may stop again short walk from station with hand luggage check prices they may become cheap on hotel .com tea coffe services in the room plus spa gym etc up to 1900 of that day if you are fit handluggage only you can walk 10 mins if... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night before an early flight. Deal included one car to park for the week. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. I didn't eat here so can't comment on food. The rooms were average and ours on the first floor a long way from the stairs. The bathroom was a little tired.. Tiles /grout needed replacing.. There... More 

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Egremont, Cumbria, England
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this as part of a park and stay package through Holiday Extras. We had previously stayed at this hotel when it was part of the Thistle chain. Hmmmm, things have not gone well it would seem in the change of ownership. The bed linen was discoloured and had marks on it, not dirt, but ingrained stains that showed... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank your for your recent review. I was disappointed to read you didn't enjoy your time with us and would like an opportunity to address the disappointment within your bedroom, can I ask should you have an opportunity to contact me on the below details please. We do have substantial refurbishment planed that will cover all bedrooms and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed here a few times now. Just very relaxing place to stay before you fly out in our case a holiday but it could be a business trip etc. Evev though it is just a 6 minute walk to the airport it's so quiet no aeroplane noise. We had to change our booking because of the trouble inTunisa... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a brilliant review, we have big plans ahead of hear at East Midlands Skyway Hotel and the team simply cant wait to get going. Its fantastic that you noticed and ill be sure to pass your kind comments on to the team. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind... More 

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290 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chose to stay here on a very reasonable park,stay and fly deal. Used previously when it was part of the Thistle group, this is a comfortable hotel with on site parking within walking distance of the terminal. The rooms are clean and come with double glasing and black out curtains. The restaurant / bar offers a decent choice of meals... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your fantastic review, I was very pleased to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Our team do work very hard to ensure that every guest enjoys there time with us, its great to read we are getting this right. Kind regards, Nicholas Hough Operations Manager More 

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When flying from East Midland airport we always stay at this hotel and leave the car there too. It is clean, comfortable and a five minute walk to the airport. The car remains where you park it in the sectioned parking zones. Since being taken over in July a few changes have taken place so the early morning breakfast is... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review, I was pleased to read you enjoyed your time with us and do hope you continue to use us when flying from East Midlands Airport. Please accept my apologies for the lack of communication on check in, this has been communicated to the front office team for future reference. Keep an eye... More 

The Midlands
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92 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very good hotel situated a 10 minute walk from East Midlands airport with parking facilities for your holiday. Our room was well appointed and very quiet but our only complaint would be that the beds and the pillows are extremely hard. So uncomfortable that we hardly slept at all. We wouldn't use the hotel again for this... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review, I was delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We are currently arranging a full refurbishment of our bedrooms which will of course include the mattresses and pillows. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future. Nicholas Hough Operations Manager More 

Rochdale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a pleasant night at this hotel as a prelude to a visit to the formula 1 museum at Donnington. Our room was spacious with a king size bed and plenty of complimentary tea and coffee. The restaurant was excellent with a good menu and the food well cooked and presented and the breakfast was plentiful. All the staff... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a fantastic review, I'll pass this on to the team who I know will be very happy indeed. We hope to welcome you back to us in the near future. Nicholas Hough Operations Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel at least 6 times before and have always had the stay, park and fly before going on holiday.We have had rooms in many parts of the hotel. However this one, room 015 was the strangest one we have had. The headboard construction meant that the light switches were in a sort of tall cupboard... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Please accept my apologies and assurances that room 15 has been made a major priority with both the Maintenance team and the Housekeeping team. We are scheduled for a major refurbishment including all bedrooms very soon. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our team within the Bar & Restaurant, ill be sure to pass that on. Again... More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As close to the airport as you can get at EMA. We stayed on night and parked for the week - great value. Room was good and the leisure facilities good too. Our restaurant meal was just what we needed with all the staff being friendly and efficient. One note of caution that there is not a lift to access... More 

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Nicholas H, Manager at The East Midlands Skyway Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a great review, Ill be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team, who I'm sure will be delighted. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you again very soon. Kind regards, Nick Hough Operations Manager More 

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