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The Blazing Donkey Country Hotel

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Hay Hill, Ham, Deal CT14 0ED England See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a meal one evening the food was amazing I would highly recommend the Pork Belly. The staff are very friendly and attentive making sure everything is ok. Was nothing better than sitting in front of the open fire with a beer.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank KrisRomney
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We got married at the Blazing Donkey on Sunday 26th August. Despite the horrendous weather we still had such an amazing day! The food was absolutely gorgeous, as was the presentation. The staff are all so friendly and hard working. The rooms are clean and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
5  Thank Laura L
Response from harry24100, Front Office Manager at The Blazing Donkey Country HotelResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Laura Thank you for your very kind feedback. We are completely chuffed that your day was all that you wanted! We thoroughly enjoyed looking after you all and hope to welcome you and perhaps some family and friends back in future!! Wishing you both...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mediocre Hotel, the website depicts modern rooms and bathrooms. In reality the stable rooms are rather dated and the bathroom leaves something to be desired. The radiator in room 4, where we stayed, would not turn off, despite reporting it nothing was done. The room...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Cullomptmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a little late in writing this review as since our wedding I have been very unwell. In July 2017 I booked a Gourmet Package on the Blazing Donkey's website direct. I paid a very reasonable price for the honeymoon suite and a three...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank slp211185
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming and friendly staff, they were most kind in returning by post my forgotten boots! We booked one night over New Years Eve to celebrate with friends in Deal and I met them again the following morning for breakfast, so can't comment on the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Ann S
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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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$88 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blazing Donkey Hotel Ham
Location
United Kingdom > England > Kent > Deal > Ham
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$88 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blazing Donkey Hotel Ham
Location
United Kingdom > England > Kent > Deal > Ham
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Traveller (39)
Dining (8)
Room & Suite (7)
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stevecarter11
20 July 2018|
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Response from harry24100 | Property representative |
Dear Steve Please call Sian on our reservations desk and she can resolve any reservations issues for you instantly. Thank you
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"Avoid room 21, the Junior 4 poster in the main building."
anns228
2 weeks ago
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"Although the hotel is in a quiet spot, there are so many places to visit nearby Sandwich , Ramsgate..."
StephenW329
2 Dec 2018
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"Come ready to eat - he food is phenomenal!"
B4511DMjohnh
30 Oct 2018
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"Take the room for the room only price if its a good price and pay for breakfast up front at the hotel when..."
harasnamerof
29 Oct 2018
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