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The Priest House by the River

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“the cottages”(46 reviews)
“main building”(39 reviews)
“lovely location”(34 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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4.0 Star Hotel
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28 Jan.29 Jan.
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have just spent two nights bed and breakfast at this hotel. The entire experience was first class. The actual hotel is very well appointed and the location and grounds are superb. For a quiet and relaxing break it ticks all the boxes. We ate in...More

Thank johnwlong13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited the Priest House with my partner in January and can not fault the place. From the moment we arrived the staff we friendly, helpful and professional. Our room was beautifully decorated and spotless. The air con worked well which made the room feel...More

Thank Redross83
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were married last year and as a gift to us a dear friend gifted us a voucher for afternoon tea at the Priest House as she knows how much we enjoy an Afternoon Tea. With one thing and another we couldn’t visit until January...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on the 20th December after just getting married, so it was a special night with a meal booked for 8.30 p.m. On arrival we were greeting by a young lady on reception and she appeared welcoming. Our room was clean. We went down...More

1  Thank Smantypile
Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that our receptionist appeared somewhat distant about your comments regarding the hot water ,normally the team are very responsive to comments made which affect the comfort of our guests, we are close to the airport and normally we do not hear over...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night for our wedding anniversary. The location is stunning - by the river and in grounds that are well kept and tidy. It is just a shame that all the rooms can't have that view instead of overlooking...More

1  Thank Jane D
Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that there were aspects of your stay that you were pleased with and that you found the team here to be friendly, its a shame that we could not make all of the bedrooms river facing at...More

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Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 77 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
#4 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 77 - USD 154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
#4 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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robertsanders58
4 January 2018|
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Response from Knocker874 | Reviewed this property |
Do you know the height of the coach? Normal single decker guess not but one of the high new ones may be..... the driver should be able to find out.
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Julie A
7 July 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
They serve meals in the bar or in the restaurant. The bar is a bit more informal but with nicely set out tables. Not sure when they finish serving but it seemed fairly relaxed so not too early I would think
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karen1904
10 April 2017|
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Response from Patricia H | Reviewed this property |
the answer to this is no !!! but enjoy your stay
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"We had a corner suite with an excellent view across to the river Trent. Stunning."
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"If you can’t eat wheat or need gluten free...don’t bother"
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"Ask for the quieter of the rooms. In fact all rooms should be suppled with earplugs."
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"Rooms 22 - 27 face the car park away from bars and music noise"
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