Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel


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Ashford Road, Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1RE

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Stay in the heart of the "Garden of England" next to the regal Leeds Castle, one of Kent's biggest attractions, at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.

If you're looking for a stylish and comfortable stay in Kent, this spa hotel is one of Kent's finest. Set in 26 acres of glorious countryside adjoining the famous Leeds Castle, The Mecure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel has facilities to suit everyone. All 126 bedrooms have HD TV and complimentary high speed WiFi so you can relax at the end of the day's shopping in Maidstone, after attending a meeting or function in the hotel, or after a session in the gym or swimming pool.

Their Feel Good Health Club offers the best spa days, complete with a newly refurbished gym, 16 metre swimming pool, male and female saunas, jacuzzi, steam rooms, Exquisite Beauty Spa salon and Hair Workshop. 

Enjoy a drink on the sun terrace or in the bar before dinner in the comfort of the Brasserie. A range of exciting menu options are on offer, including their Brasserie Menu, Lounge Menu and Chef's Menu featuring special signiture dishes and locally sourced produce. 

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Arrival Date:
Fri , 18th Oct 2019
Departure Date:
Sat , 19th Oct 2019
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Classic Double£97.40 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Family 1 Child£97.40 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Family 2 Children£97.40 per room (breakfast included)
Classic Twin£97.40 per room (breakfast included)
Privilege Room Double£117.40 per room (breakfast included)
Superior Suite Double£121.00 per person (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Friday, 18th October 2019 - Friday, 18th October 2019

Fantastic Night of Classic Elvis HitsJoin Scott Elvis, legendary Elvis tribute, at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel!
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Friday, 18th October 2019 - Friday, 18th October 2019

Murder Mystery Evening, The HauntingThe room you are having dinner in tonight is haunted... It is said that an awful murder was committed in the dining room and the victim cannot rest until the bloody act has been avenged.
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Friday, 25th October 2019 - Friday, 25th October 2019

Tyber & Pete from the Dualers return to Mercure MaidstoneBack by popular demand! Tyber & Pete from the Dualers return to Maidstone for another great night of Ska at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.
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Saturday, 28th December 2019 - Saturday, 28th December 2019

Murder Mystery Evening: A Christmas SleighingStrawberry Productions are celebrating a hit this Christmas with their cartoon, Kris Mass – The Elf Who Saves Christmas.
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  • Cot
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Extra Bed
  • In Suburbs
  • Near Motorway
  • Near Railway Station
  • Self service
  • Table service


  • Disabled facilities (please call for details)


  • Alcohol licence
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special Diets

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Night porter
  • Pets accepted
  • Public telephone
  • Separate guests lounge
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other
  • WiFi available

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Tennis court
  • Walkers welcome

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Reduced rates for longer stays
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Special Offers


    Celebrate the 900th anniversary of Leeds Castle in Kent with our package, available from £145*

    Discover ‘the garden of England’ with an overnight stay at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel and a visit to nearby world famous Leeds Castle, where you can explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and find out more about 900 years of history.

    Package includes two adult tickets to Leeds Castle, overnight accommodation, dinner, breakfast and full access to our Feel Good Health Club.

    *Package available on selected off peak dates. Please contact our reservations team to check availability, or book online.

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    • Leeds Castle

    Roaring 20's New Year's Eve Masquerade:

    Our 1920’s stilt walker will welcome you and guide you inside for a glass of bubbly before beginning your journey into the 1920s party of the year! Sit down to a magnificent six course gala and start your evening with a tribute to Gatsby, supported by some magnificent surprises including a spectacular fire show!

    £175pp based on two adults in a room
    £205pp in a single occupancy room

    New Year's Eve Family Buffet and Disco:

    Join the New Year’s Eve buff et & disco for a celebration the whole family can enjoy. Held in the Brasserie restaurant, enjoy a family-themed party menu and dance the night away to the latest party sounds. A great night for the whole family!

    £70 per adult,
    £45 per child 912 and under)
    Children under 3 FREE

    New Year's Eve Dinner and Disco:

    What better way to see in the New Year than with a New Year’s Eve dinner & disco in the Hollingbourne Suite? Arrive to a welcome drink before being called through for a sumptuous three-course dinner before you hit the dance floor and party until 2am!


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    At the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel the party starts at lunch. So join your family, friends or colleagues around the table for platefuls of pre-Christmas dinner.

    Our delicious festive-themed menu is served in the Brasserie restaurant throughout November and December*. Expect a warm welcome, beautiful surroundings and a meal to remember.

    Private lunches available upon request.

    £17.95 per person for two courses
    £19.95 per person for three courses
    Children 3-12 years half price, under 3's eat FREE

    *Weekdays only.

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    For a little added luxury, treat yourself to some Christmas goodies served daily throughout December between 2pm & 5pm.

    £17.95 per adult, £8.95 per child

    £22.95 per adult includes a glass of Prosecco.

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    Take it easy this Christmas with a relaxing Mercure break in beautiful surroundings of the Kent countryside.

    Three Night Stay
    Tuesday 24 - Friday 27 December 2018
    £315 per person double occupancy in a twin or double room
    £405 per person in a single room
    £160 per child sharing parents' room

    Room upgrades available from £20 per room per night.

    Packages include meals and entertainment as stated:

    24 December
    Arrive from 2.00pm to a warm welcome with sherry, tea and coffee in the lounge between 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Dinner will be served in the Brasserie restaurant between 6.30pm - 9.30pm. There’s a choice of dishes from the hot and cold table; then sit back and the cabaret singer will entertain you.

    Christmas Day
    Enjoy a hearty English breakfast before opening your presents! Walk around the grounds enjoying the view of the stunning Kentish Weald before taking your seat for your traditional Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. Enjoy live entertainment including a singer during lunch, table magician, and visit from Santa. Relax and unwind in the afternoon. A three-course buffet
    awaits you this evening accompanied by music to suit the mood.

    Boxing Day
    Enjoy a leisurely start to the day with breakfast in the restaurant. Relax and unwind in the hotel enjoying the facilities in the Feel Good Health Club or explore the wonders of the Garden of England. Enjoy a delicious three-course carvery lunch from the chef’s table, accompanied by live entertainment. We then invite you to dinner where you will be able to relax and enjoy listening to the cabaret singer.

    27 December
    Set yourself up for the journey home with a hearty breakfast before departing at your leisure.

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    The fun, feasting and festivities continue with a delicious three-course meal from the buffet served in the Brasserie restaurant from 1pm, accompanied by live entertainment.

    £35 per adult
    £18 per child (12 and under)
    Children under 3 years eat FREE

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    Now for the grand occasion. Celebrate the big day with a magnifi cent fi ve-course feast, and all the traditional trimmings you could ever want.

    The festivities start with a welcome drink on arrival before you sit down for the main event, a mouth-watering fi ve-course festive feast to tantalise your taste buds. With live entertainment including a singer during lunch, table magician, and visit from Santa – this will be a great Christmas Day! Whether there are two of you or the whole family, sit back, relax, enjoy the festive surroundings, and let us do all the hard work.

    £72 per adult
    £49 per child (3-12)
    Children under 3 years eat FREE

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  • COCKTAIL HAPPY HOUR in The Bar, 5 – 7pm daily

    It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails! Join us daily from 5pm until 7pm and you can buy one, get one half price.

    Enjoy one of our classic cocktails including Bloody Mary and Whisky Sour, or try our ever popular Pornstar Martini or our Bellini.

    Choose one of our seasonal offerings, which include our Aperol Spritz, Negroni and Summer Mojito.

    If you are driving, you don’t need to miss out with our Mocktails! Try an alcohol free Nojito.

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    • Cocktail Happy Hour
    Why not indulge in a range of delicious treats this summer? Our tasty Afternoon Tea includes:
    Tea or Coffee ~ Cucumber, Ham & Mustard and Poached Salmon Finger Sandwich Selection
    Strawberry Tart ~ Scones with Cornish Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve ~ Raspberry Bakewell Tart ~ Chocolate Chip Brownie ~ Vanilla Slice
    Upgrade to Prosecco Afternoon Tea (1 glass) for £20 or Champagne Afternoon Tea (1 glass) for £22

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    • Afternoon Tea



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
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      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
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    Recent Reviews:

    • chezfleming
      Trip Type:
      Could have done better
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 12th October 2019
      Upon checking in we were given a room that had not been cleaned and were offered another room (no bath as it was a disabled room). Ordered drinks at the bar and the coffee was cold!!. However... Read full review
    • RB1588
      Rochester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Afternoon tea
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th October 2019
      Myself and my husband had a lovely afternoon tea, was plenty on offer with as many tea and coffee refills as you wish. Sandwiches and cakes were very nice, the staff were very helpful and we would... Read full review
    • 229VJE
      Canterbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Very poor value for money.
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 15th October 2019
      I had a seminar at this hotel and pre-ordered a vegan sandwich. They had nothing vegan on the menu, which in this day and age is astonishing. They did make me something though, for which I am... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Leave the M20 motorway at junction 8. Take the first exit onto the A20 signposted Lenham. Turn into the Ashford Road towards Lenham.At the next roundabout you will see the entrance to the hotel on your right.

    Mercure Maidstone has convenient links to Ashford International, Eurotunnel Folkstone and Dover Ferry Terminal. 

    Public Transport Directions

    Bus service from Maidstone East station and Maidstone town centre. Nearest train station Hollingbourne.


    • 4 Visit England Stars Hotel
    4 Visit England Stars Hotel


    • Green Tourism Business SchemeGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Bronze) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Bronze) 2010

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2019 Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)

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