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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been here twice now. Restaurant fab, food is dear but lovely. First time we came, couldn't fault the room or bathrooms. This time we asked for two rooms connected, which one was a disabled room. The bathroom musn't had been checked as it stunk of mould and mildew. There was no way I was showering in there nevermind my kids.... More 

Droitwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here on 31st July, after a few problems finding hotel because of name change, we arrived to a pleasant welcome from reception, room was nice a with a massive bed, I felt like I was in a rappers video minus the naked ladies, room was clean with plenty of wardrobe space and nice bathroom. The bar had a nice... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed one night in Thistle East Midlands hotel. We arrived 20 min before check in time which is 2pm however the room was ready, we were check in straight away. Room spacious and clean, free WiFi working in whole of the building. We didn't use restaurant on that night as went out but ate breakfast in the morning. Plenty... More 

Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night as we had an early flight. The rooms are clean and beds comfy. The decor is slightly dated but not an issue for one night! My 5 year old managed to fall down some steps and graze his leg on some steps outside - the Reception staff immediately got the first aid box out... More 

Penyffordd, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to stay in this hotel twice: due to a very early flight. This the only hotel on this airport with car park. Any other hotel require leaving your car on a long stay car park to where you have to get by airport free bus. Hotel has advantages: the mentioned car park, the walking distance to the departures... More 

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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for two nights at this hotel as very close to Donington race track. Room was spacious and clean, enough room for my son's small blow up bed that we take with him. Bed large and very comfy. Breakfast was good in the morning with large selection of hot and cold food and pastries. Swimming pool was lovely and warm... More 

Argyll & Bute
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here last weekend as myself & partner were attending an event at Donnington Racetrack & the hotel had been recommended by others who were going. There was ample parking & the hotel looked nice from the outside. The reception areas & corridors were clean & tidy as was our room but we felt it looked a bit tired... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here with friends using a groupon which also had option of free tickets for donnington park museum or twycross zoo, The hotel is a nice place staff very friendly and helpful (even laughed at my joke) hallways mainly decorated with motor racing pictures nice touch for a racing nut like myself, We didn't use the restaurant or bar... More 

UK
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does what it says on the tin. A nice relaxing stay before flight. Room was clean and a good breakfast before flight. Left car at hotel for two weeks with no problems. Two minute walk to departures. If you want any magazines, drinks or sweets get from garage rather than at airport. You will walk past Garage on way... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight before an early morning flight. We have eaten there before, but mostly stay at a less expensive hotel, however, we got a good deal this time so stayed at the Thistle. We ate in the restaurant and had a lovely meal, starters were tiger prawn cocktail and ham hock and pea terrine and for mains we had... More 

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