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The Priest House by the River

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food, bar and location, you can see the river while you eat from some tables. The only negative for me (and why a 4) was that there are no real ales available, it wouldn't be too hard to stock some local bottled ones, e.g. a pale ale, golden and maybe a darker one. The bar could be considered quaint...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is in a very picturesque and secluded location by the river and would be a perfect break in the nice weather. The rooms are a good size and were clean and tidy. Nice comfy bed. The bar is nice and relaxing and the prices are reasonable. Selection of meats and cheeses and a cooked option at breakfast was...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this on the spur of the moment for a treat for my wife and myself for a Saturday night had a marvelous time, checked in early afternoon on Saturday, the grounds are a treat and the house itself is a pleasure to stay in.The service was very good both in the afternoon and the evening , food excellent, the...

Market Rasen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on January 1st 2017 for one night. We had a very warm welcome. Our room was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. There was a wide variety of choice on the menu and food was delicious and well presented. The cost of drinks was very reasonable. The hotel is in a lovely quiet setting. Service was excellent and...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time at a wedding. Kind friendly staff. I lost my bag but Josh was really helpful and polite. Will deffinitley return. Only downside is theirs no lights coming down the road and the toilets were slippy.

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went between Christmas and new year and paid for a romance package. Had a great time the staff were really friendly and very helpful and the food was fab. We had pigeon to start which was lovely. The afternoon tea was lovely and we could not eat it all. Couldn't critics anything. The setting the hotel the staff the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a fantastic late deal on Secret Escapes for bed and breakfast and a 3 course dinner with wine for 2 people. The chef created a special vegan menu at short notice (2 days) and it was delicious! The dessert was absolutely gorgeous- the best I've had in years! The hotel was nice and the room and bathroom were...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for a Christmas celebration with family. The room was excellent, very clean and very modern. We were on an inclusive package which included a 3 course meal which was excellent. Breakfast was very fresh and made to order.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Where do I start We have just returned from an amazing wedding weekend at the Priest House Hotel As it was our son's wedding and I admit, I am in the wedding trade I do have high expectations I am aware of what is involved in running a wedding at a venue and how demanding wedding familys and their guests...

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to stay. Ask for the main building though. This time I was in the cottages which are very nice inside but a little attention needed to the stairs and general appearance. About half five you get woken by the heating system kicking in. great if you need to be up early. I didn't. Main building bar is pleasant....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a tranquil and stunning location on the banks of the River Trent, The Priest House's history is a rich one that can be traced back almost 1,000 years. Built around a mill tower with its very own water wheels, this 42 bedroom hotel is perfectly placed for a romantic break, an exclusive conference venue or a picture perfect wedding. We've hand-picked a fine selection of food and drink to compliment the charm and romance of our English Countryside setting. Fine dine in our beautiful dining room or relax in our newly renovated and re-named Millstream Bar & Terrace where you can enjoy al fresco dining overlooking the River Trent in the Summer months. We invite you to come and relax and really feel at home with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Priest House by the River

Address: Kings Mills, Castle Donington DE74 2RR, England (Formerly The Priest House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Castle Donington
Price Range: $131 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Priest House by the River 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Priest House Hotel Castle Donington
Priest Hotel Castle Donington
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#3 Business Hotel in Castle Donington
#3 Luxury Hotel in Castle Donington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Castle Donington
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“Stay in the Main house if you can”
 of 5 bubbles TomJ1956, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the rooms either in the main hotel or the cottages are as good as each other”
 of 5 bubbles AntoinettepCannock, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for the cottages”
 of 5 bubbles ThecheckerNewcastle, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for main building, not cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenw119, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't book your wedding there!!!”
 of 5 bubbles browski, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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