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Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne Road | Isley Walton, Castle Donington DE74 2RN, England
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Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married at the farmhouse on 31/01/15. From the initial look around until the big day, Shelley, Emma and the rest of the team were absolutely fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble and everything that we wanted we had. The day was absolutely amazing, it just went by too fast! We can not recommend them more, everyone who came... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've given this review some thought as I want to reflect just how fantastic my wedding was with the overall experience of the event. As said my April wedding was fabulous and enjoyed by us all, the venue is very special and definately gave us the wow factor, we did spend a lot of time decorating it and the venue... More 

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EmmaZwozny, Manager at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerry Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here. I thought your wedding was a really lovely day, and I thank you for your kind comments, which I am delighted to have the opportunity to reply to. I very much enjoyed spending time with you whilst you were decorating the day before and right through to... More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

AMAZING! Not a single complaint to make. Our wedding events planners were well experienced meaning our wedding went smoothly and they were so lovely and relaxed which was the atmosphere we were after. The venue itself is quirky and beautiful with so much history and the food amazing. To this day friends and family still comment about the good quality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This is the most beautiful hotel! We had an amazing wedding day there! The staff are so personal and make you feel so so special. The threshing barn is just magical and the hotel rooms are all uniquely styled in keeping with the age and style of the hotel. The surrounding countryside is absolutely gorgeous! Perfect place for a romantic... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our daughter's wedding day - 11th April. Following the ceremony at nearby Breedon-on-the-Hill, the reception through to evening 'bash' was here at Donington Park. And it was wonderful. The 'pigsty' room for the reception gathering and meal was perfect; no guests were lost on large round tables miles from the action - this is a delightfully intimate setting. No log-jam... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your kind review. I was so glad to read it and am happy to have had similar comments from the Groom. I'm just sorry to have missed your speech! Many thanks, Jack Shields Director More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed at this hotel for a family wedding. We enjoyed the wedding and thought the food etc was very good. Our room was very large with a large seating area. It was very clean with lovely white sheets and towels. The room and the main part of the hotel has obviously been recently decorated to a very high standard.... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. I have sent you a message to look into the shower pressure and will make sure this is resolved. I am sorry for the disappointment. I am glad you found the room to be of a quality finish. We pride ourselves on refurbishing our rooms regularly and to a high standard. All the... More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

1st time in the hotel as normally stay on the campsite. We have always found the hotel, staff and atomshere very good and this time no different at all. Hotel room large and newely decorated which suited our needs. View was over reception but we didnt care as we were only there for BTCC press day. Evening meal was totaly... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

It was very kind of you to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay in the hotel and look forward to welcoming you back this weekend for Touring Cars. I hope you have a brilliant time. Many thanks, Jack Shields Director More 

Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Popped in just for a night whilst on a long trip. On arrival the service was brilliant with friendly and helpful staff. Great location and easy to find as it is well sign posted. Beautiful rooms, excellent food and a lovely bar (sitting in front of a roaring fire as I write this). I was happily surprised to find how... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Lucy, We are very grateful for your high praise and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thank you very much, Jack Shields More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to wedding here. The food was nice but was meant to be a bbq but not a bbq. The main part of the party was to dance the night away with my friend the bride and the music wasn't loud even at the loudest setting. The cable that was provided was cracking and cutting out the music it... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I will not go into to the specifics as I have covered these in my response to the Bride's review below. As you mention we have spoken to your friend offline. Then, as now, I offer my sincere apologies and if there remains anything I can do to lessen her disappointment I welcome a telephone... More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I went to an evening function in the barn conversion. Firstly the food! We had opted for a 'collect you own' meal with no waiting staff. the food (that we had pre-ordered) was fantastic. There was lots of passing plates round and everyone thought theirs was best. The staff quickly cleared the main course plates which was a pleasant surprise... More 

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Jack S, Owner at Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suze, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed the food and our relaxed style of service. The Barn is a great setting for LARP events and they're always really good fun from our perspective. I appreciate your feedback on the bar prices. These will never be as cheap as a pub... More 

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