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    The Priest House by the River

    Kings Mills, Castle Donington DE74 2RR, England
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    • Average15%
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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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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Have never been to the Priest House before but two friends decided to treat me to celebrate my birthday with an afternoon tea. The table we were shown to was tucked away in the corner. The tea itself was average. There was too much mustard...More

    1  Thank Moviefan57
    Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 1 week ago

    I was that server who your friend chased for the tea, as you had decided to have drinks whilst eating the cakes and pastries the server had left you for a while, when I was asked for the tea I did ask if the table...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We saw an offer for this hotel on the internet and booked for two-night break at a special price. The hotel is in a lovely location by a river and off the beaten track. The hotel is well located for the Derbyshire dales etc. Rooms...More

    1  Thank Peter L
    Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for highlighting the friendly staff, we are pleased that you enjoyed you brief stay with us NJB

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Such a shame this hotel is set in a lovely location by the river and first impression is quite stunning. However the room we were allocated for our holiday extras airport park and stay was very disappointing and didn’t make for the relaxing stay we...More

    Thank sandra a
    Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are sorry that you did not find all aspects of your stay with us satisfactory but welcome the positive feedback about our friendly staff and good food. NJB

    Reviewed 2 November 2017

    ... But lots need improving in between. We stayed in room 44 and initially thought it was lovely, however insufficient sockets make it impossible to plug in a hairdryer and stand in front of a mirror at the same time, charging a phone was challenging,...More

    Thank Felicity69Hull
    Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 2 weeks ago

    Your attention to detail points regarding your room are duly noted and will be discussed with our housekeeper, our staff generally receive favourable comments about there hospitable nature and generally are not too dippy, I will look out for those traits as we move forward...More

    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    Stayed at the priest house 27th to 29th October for a quiet weekend away. The hotel is in a fantastic off the beaten track location. Rooms large with lovely bathrooms & big flat screen tv. All staff friendly & welcoming & informative about the local...More

    Thank RugeleyRob_D
    Response from Neil B, Manager at The Priest House by the RiverResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the great review, we are pleased that you have highlighted the hospitable nature of the team here at the Hotel as we do try to engender this particular trait with all of our staff

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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
    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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