Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

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4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Hotel
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:
Sat , 14th Dec 2019
Departure Date:
Sun , 15th Dec 2019
No. of Nights:
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
127
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.

Events

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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Friday, 24th January 2020 - Friday, 24th January 2020

Sister SuffragetteTwo sisters disagree on just about everything but surely, they'll be there for each other when it matters?
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Facilities

Other

  • Cot
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Extra Bed
  • In Suburbs
  • Near Motorway
  • Near Railway Station
  • Self service
  • Table service

Accessibility

  • Disabled facilities (please call for details)

Catering

  • 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

  • BOOK AN ADVENTURE THIS YEAR AND STAY IN OUR FAMILY FRIENDLY HOTEL!
    We know that the best type of break is one with the whole family and a Mercure hotel is the perfect base for any adventure!

    Stay connected with free WiFi. Whether you need to book last minute attraction tickets, or post photos of your day out, you can surf the web for free with Mercure.

    We welcome the whole family, from Grandma and Grandad, to babies and toddlers, older children and teenagers to Mum and Dad, and we can provide a cot or additional beds at no extra cost* in an adult room, or choose a Classic Family Room, for more space.

    We strive to make your stay as fun and exciting as possible, which is why our hotel has a range of board games for you to borrow at no additional cost. We also have large outdoor spaces to explore, perfect for letting off steam and getting everyone together to play a lawn game. If the sun isn’t shining, make a splash in the swimming pool at our Feel Good Health Club.

    Once you’ve worn yourselves out, find a table at our Brasserie restaurant and sit down to a mouth-watering dish made with locally sourced produce. The little ones can join you with our Little Monsters’ Mighty Menu: a main, dessert and drink for just £7! In the morning, enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast and best of all, it’s completely free for children under 12 years of age!

    *Subject to availability and space. Please contact the hotel directly to check availability. To book family rooms, it may be easier to book by phone, please call 0844 815 9010.

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  • Discover The Garden of England from only £149 per couple
    Relax, revive, reawaken, recharge and discover the garden of England.

    From £149 per couple, you can enjoy a two night stay with breakfast both mornings PLUS dinner, from our Chef’s Choice Menu on one night.

    Visit Leeds Castle, go walking or cycling in the beautiful Kent countryside or just relax in the health club and pamper yourself on a spa day, with complimentary use of the Feel Good Health Club during your stay.

    FREE high speed WiFi available throughout the hotel.

    Book up until 27th February 2020, for stays between 23rd November 2019 and 28th February 2020, subject to availability.

    Upgrade to a privilege room from £20 per night and enjoy a Nespresso coffee machine, robe and slippers. Code LOVSPR

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  • UP TO 25% OFF STAYS THIS WINTER

    2 nIght stay, 3 course dinner on 1 night and breakfast both mornings.

    Enter LOVSPR into the promotional code box.
    https://www.mercuremaidstone.co.uk/booking/

    - Book up to the 31st December 2019
    - Offer applies only to stays up until 29th Febraury 2020

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  • BOXING DAY LUNCH

    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

    More offers like this - Christmas & New Year Offers

  • CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH

    Now for the grand occasion. Celebrate the big day with a magnificent five-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

    More offers like this - Christmas & New Year Offers

  • NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY PACKAGES

    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!

    £99pp
    £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!

    £60pp

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  • AFTERNOON TEA WITH SEASONAL SURPRISES!

    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.

    More offers like this - Christmas & New Year Offers

  • SUNDAY LUNCH IN THE BRASSERIE

    Enjoy a delicious Sunday Roast overlooking the beautiful grounds, and catch up with friends and family.

    2 courses - £16.95
    3 courses - £19.95
    Call 01622 528565 to book.

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  • TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA IN KENT FOR £15 -
    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
    AND
    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
  • 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.

    More offers like this - Foodie Offers

    • Cocktail Happy Hour

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      308
    • Very Good
      466
    • Average
      364
    • Poor
      188
    • Terrible
      125

    Recent Reviews:

    • Muvva3
      Petts Wood, United Kingdom
      my birthday celebrations
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th November 2019
      I visit the Great Danes every year for my birthday. A night away with the ladies. We use the spa, the restaurant for dinner and then stay the night. From the first entry to check in, to the... Read full review
    • Keith M
      new to us
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th December 2019
      Attended private function at the great danes hotel, which was a dinner/disco in a room with various other people,(set out into your own group/tables) the meal was not the quality expected..ie not... Read full review
    • pastie141
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Christmas party meal
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th December 2019
      Sat 7th dec had a great Christmas party. Very well organized, we were met outside and were led to the bar for a welcome drink. After a short time we were showed to our table and were looked after by... 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.

    Gradings

    • 4 Visit England Stars Hotel
    4 Visit England Stars Hotel

    Awards

    • 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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