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:
Fri , 4th Dec 2020
Departure Date:
Sat , 5th Dec 2020
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.

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)

COVID-19 Response

  • Eat Out to Help Out

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

  • Leeds Castle Package
    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.

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

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  • Festive Residential Packages
    Time for a relaxing break in cosy Christmas surroundings with Mercure. Our extended breaks are filled with joy, cheer and lots of extras!

    2 NIGHT PACKAGE | £240 per person
    Thursday 24th December
    Enjoy a warm welcome to the hotel with tea, coffee, mince pies and gingerbread served throughout the afternoon. In the evening book your table in our spacious restaurant or lounge and enjoy a relaxing 3 course meal, served with a glass of Prosecco with our compliments.

    Friday 25th December
    Merry Christmas! Treat yourself to a hearty breakfast before opening your presents. A magnificent festive lunch with all the trimmings will be served in our restaurant, then you can relax
    and unwind in traditional Christmas Day style by enjoying tea and coffee with the Queen’s speech in the afternoon. Later, round off the day in style with a light buffet dinner.

    Saturday 26th December
    Set yourself up for the journey home with a relaxed breakfast, before departing at your leisure. See you next year!

    3 NIGHT PACKAGE – all of the above, plus the below | £300 per person
    Saturday 26th December
    Enjoy a leisurely start to the day with a relaxed breakfast. Set your own pace for the day, so why not hit the shops for some bargains in the Boxing Day sales or blow away the cobwebs
    with a bracing walk around the local area or a visit to the local attractions. Make sure you are back in plenty of time to enjoy a sparkling afternoon tea with seasonal snacks and a glass of
    bubbly to top it all off.

    Sunday 27th December
    Set yourself up for the journey home with a relaxed breakfast, before departing at your leisure. See you next year!

    Subject to availability. Please book early! Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing.

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  • Discounted Rates for Group Bookings
    If you are travelling with a group of friends, colleagues, or even if you’re looking for the whole family to stay under one roof, a Mercure hotel is the perfect for you.

    Expect a warm, friendly welcome, relaxed surroundings and a stress free break, by making all reservations on the same booking, through one single point of contact.

    We offer discounted rates for groups and can additionally organise the little extras including arrival drinks, evening meals or even a private dinner for your special occasion.

    For any enquiries for 9 rooms or more, please contact our Groups team – they will be happy to assist!

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  • 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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  • Christmas Day Lunch
    Join us on the most exciting day of the year and celebrate Christmas with a premium festive menu that includes a Champagne sorbet and cheese course.

    Menu choices include:

    King prawn, smoked salmon & crayfish cocktail, iceberg, Marie Rose, brown bread
    Butter roast turkey, pork & sage stuffing, pigs in blankets, bread sauce & all the trimmings
    Roasted vegetable & Goats’ cheese Wellington, tarragon cream sauce (v)
    Traditional Christmas pudding & spiced rum sauce (V)
    Long Clawson Stilton, Tickler Cheddar, West Country Brie, red onion marmalade, grape & celery salad
    £70 per person – Add a half bottle of premium wine for £15 | £45 per child

    A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

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  • Enjoy a sparkling afternoon… from just £50 for 2 people!
    Book a table in relaxed surroundings for a truly sparkling afternoon. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea to include a variety of delicious sandwiches, scones served with jam and fresh cream, a selection of cakes and your choice of speciality teas or freshly brewed coffee.

    Not only will you enjoy our traditional afternoon tea, you will also be able to take advantage of free flowing Galanti Prosecco or Galanti Spumanti Rose, by the glass. Drinks will be available for a 90 minute period, commencing from the start of the booked time.

    To find out more or to book a great afternoon, please contact our team!

    *Full terms and conditions apply. Must be booked in advance. Applicable to bottomless afternoon tea bookings only. The ‘Bottomless’ Prosecco offer will include, by the glass, Galanti Prosecco, Galanti Spumanti Rose, soft drinks or mineral water. Inclusive drinks will be available for a 1.5 hour period from the start of the booked time.

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  • New Year’s Eve
    Join us on New Year’s Eve for a sensational five-course festive feast. Enjoy a premium menu that includes a Champagne sorbet, cheese course and
    glass of bubbly.

    Menu choices include:

    Smooth chicken liver & cognac pâté, plum & apple chutney, sourdough crisps
    Brown butter roast plaice fillets, celeriac puree, spinach, lobster bisque
    Roasted vegetable & Goats’ cheese Wellington, tarragon cream sauce (v)
    Oat milk & vanilla panna cotta, strawberry cracked black pepper salsa (V)
    Long Clawson Stilton, Tickler Cheddar, West Country Brie, red onion marmalade, grape & celery salad
    £50 per person – Add a half bottle of premium wine for £15

    A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

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  • Sparkling Afternoon Tea
    Celebrate this festive season in style with our Sparkling Afternoon tea. Treat yourself to a selection of finger sandwiches, special seasonal snacks and a glass of bubbly to top it all off.

    Our Sparkling Afternoon tea costs £20* and includes all of the below:

    Glass of Prosecco

    Selection of finger sandwiches
    Sliced cucumber (v)
    Brie & cranberry (v)
    Turkey with sage & onion stuffing
    Smoked salmon & cream cheese

    Festive Sweet Treats
    Festive gingerbread
    Mince pie
    Stollen bite
    Chocolate yule log

    Scone, strawberry jam & clotted cream (plain and raisin)

    Your choice of speciality tea or coffee

    *Pay £15 per person without a glass of Prosecco.

    A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

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  • Festive Sunday Lunch
    Treat yourself to an extra special festive Sunday lunch this winter. Choose from a range of seasonal specials and join us in a cosy Christmas setting to enjoy platefuls of cheer.

    £20 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*
    *Based on two people sharing a full bottle of house wine. A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request. For allergen information, please refer to first page.

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  • Kids Menu
    Keep little mouths smiling this Christmas with our special menu designed with the kids in mind. Featuring all of their favourite dishes with an added sparkle.

    Starters
    Mozzarella sticks, BBQ dip (v)
    Tomato & basil soup, rustic roll (v)
    Vegetable crudités, cream cheese (v)

    Main Course
    Fish goujons, chips and peas
    Mac ‘n’ cheese, garlic bread (v)
    Roast turkey dinner

    Dessert
    Marshmallow rocky road & chocolate sauce
    Selection of ice creams
    Banana split

    £7 per person – Ages 5 to 12 (Kids under 5 eat free)

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  • Hanging Espetada
    Introduce some Mediterranean flair to your festivities this winter with our take on a traditional Portuguese favourite.

    This spectacular dish consists of grilled ingredients on a skewer, served hanging from a stand. Choose from Chicken, Beef, Halloumi (v) or Salmon. All served with fries, salad and pitta bread.

    £20 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*
    *Based on two people sharing a full bottle of house wine. A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request. For allergen information, please refer to first page.

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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
  • Pasta & Pinot for just £15.95, in your room or in our Brasserie
    Get a taste of Rome this year with our Pasta & Pinot offer!

    Enjoy a tasty Tagliatelle Carbonara with a 175ml glass of Antonio Rubini Pinot Grigio*.

    Add grilled chicken breast for £2.50 extra.

    Choose to dine from the comfort of your room or find a table in our Bar and Brasserie.

    *Soft drink alternative available. Please let us know at the time of ordering which drink you would like. No tray or delivery charge for room service.

    Food allergies and intolerances: If you suffer from a food allergy or food intolerance please let us know before ordering. Allergen information listing the allergenic ingredients used in our menu is available via the QR code on the menu or via a member of the team. Please note that our kitchen and food service areas are not nut free or allergen free environments.

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  • Pizza & Prosecco
    Join us in a relaxed festive setting for our Pizza & Prosecco evenings this winter season. Choose from a range of delicious pizzas accompanied with bubbles or beer.

    Margherita – tomato, mozzarella, herbs, rocket (v)
    Streaky bacon, brie, cranberry
    Goats’ cheese, red onion chutney, spinach (v)
    Full Christmas – Turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing, crispy sage
    £40 for two pizzas including a bottle of Prosecco or 6 bottles of beer
    A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

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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
  • 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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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
      326
    • Very Good
      483
    • Average
      370
    • Poor
      194
    • Terrible
      131

    Recent Reviews:

    • Lisa S
      Visiting an old friend
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 31st October 2020
      We booked a midweek break and this was not our first visit to The Danes so we had certain expectations. It felt like visiting an old friend. Jack provided a warm welcome and despite covid... Read full review
    • tyr0nej0hn
      Maidstone, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Work Related
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th November 2020
      The service is always good the only down side is the sports tv have been disconnected and very poor internet service It has got worse since Cov-19. The food menu could have more choices more so for... Read full review
    • joncK656VQ
      Trip Type:
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      Excellent staff, wonderful location
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 28th November 2020
      I was in room 301, an accessible room on the 3rd floor. Unfortunately the wheelchair lift was not working and I wish that had been pointed out when the booking was made. The room was adequate... 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
    2020 Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)

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