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    Blazing Donkey Country Hotel

    Hay Hill, Ham CT14 0ED, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good23%
    • Average16%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible28%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    Spa
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,299 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We had the most beautiful day. The staff, the venue, the food and the atmosphere were great. Sherry was lovely all the way though the planning process, helping us create our day as we wanted it and putting any worries to rest. Richard was always...More

    Thank icedpossom
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Well, as the saying goes "I speak as I find" and this is what I found at the Blazing Donkey:- The room and bathroom were clean and tidy, the bed was very comfortable, the food was very good and the staff were pleasant, helpful and...More

    Thank Paul M
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    our stay was pleasant, the room was clean as was the bathroom, however a lock on bathroom door would be welcome. Breakfast was good and full English was cooked perfectly, however a few of the men were still hungry after. all in all good value...More

    Thank Pearl P
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Had our wedding here September couldn't have wished for better.. hard working and lovely staff.. Sherry and Richard took care of so much and made our day amazing .. food and accommodation all on par .. Will deffo be returning many thanks all..

    Thank Georgie F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had our wedding at the blazing donkey in august 2017. The bride and her girls stayed at the donkey the night before the wedding,it was so relaxed and the team did everything they could on our special day to make sure it was perfect....More

    Thank Natalie R
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Kent >
    • Ham
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    • Blazing Donkey Hotel Ham
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    Hotel & Grounds (249)
    Bathroom (35)
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    Tina B
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from Richard M | Property representative |
    Check out the video on the website of a wedding. The Blazing Donkey was the first property in Kent to be licensed for outdoor ceremonies back in 90's and is East Kents most popular rural wedding venue...
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    jampeartree
    4 December 2016|
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    Response from Davenkaz6365 | Reviewed this property |
    No, he is a narcissistic man in the wrong business!
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    Kay G
    3 December 2016|
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    Response from Kay G |
    The worst part of it all was finding hairs in my starter!! After pushing the one slice away as I didn't want to upset my husband ..... (being our anniversary)....I just couldn't hide the fact when there was another hair in... More
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