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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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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Having been to the Blazing Donkey many times over the years we decided that this would be the perfect venue for our wedding on 9th February 2019 and it didn't disappoint. From our first meeting with Richard and Jen we were very impressed. Jen was brilliant and helped us with
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Had a birthday dinner here on 15th May. This building is beautiful inside and out, the food and staff were exceptional. Thank you Marie and George for a absolutely delightful evening. We will all definitely return.
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Organised a business trip with a colleague and was surprised by the exceptional friendly and helpful employee Marie, who made our evening in the bar enjoyable and relaxing. Nice location for countryside walks and rooms clean and tidy with a quality chef offering a good range of
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Response from harry24100, Front Office Manager at The Blazing Donkey Country Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Brian Thanks for your kind feedback. We very much look forward to welcoming you back when on business down this way next! Kind regards Sian
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Me and my partner visited the blqzing donkey for a meal and had a lovely time. The meal was excellent and he staff very friendly, we have been before and served again by the lovely waitress by the name of Marie who couldnt do enough for us. She has now served us both times and
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Had a lovely weekend.Went for a weekend with my husband to have some quality time together.Really quiet and relaxing place.Room was lovely. It was clean and staff made us very welcome.Food was excellent could not fault it. Already booked to go back.As have stayed many times
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Response from harry24100, Front Office Manager at The Blazing Donkey Country Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jane Thanks for your lovely thoughtful review. It was great to see you both again after such a long time. We are very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves so much and we look forward to seeing you again this Summer!! Best wishes Sian
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$122 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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