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Our Country House Hotel Provides The Most Beautiful Accommodation Kent Can Deliver

A Hotel in Kent With So Many Things To Do

The Blazing Donkey is set deep in the Kent countryside – a stone’s throw from the ancient port town of Sandwich, a short drive from the channel gateway of Dover and just over an hour from London by road and rail. We are also a great base for golf stays and visiting the Cathedral city of Canterbury or seaside towns of Ramsgate, Deal, Margate or Broadstairs. You might, however, not want to leave! We are great for Staycations in Kent too.

Local Gourmet Food & Drink

Eating at The Blazing Donkey is popular with local residents as well as guests. Our menu comes with a huge amount of relaxed charm, rather than fuss and formality. Our choices are all delicious without pretension and entirely locally sourced. In the Summer you can enjoy the freshest ingredients in the open air. In the Winter you can find comfort with nourishing hearty dishes by our inviting roaring fires.

Our head chef and the kitchen staff create food experiences guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Our service will keep it there throughout your time with us too. We might not be the best place to count calories, but we do get the best out of Kent ingredients. You won’t forget our delicious British menu or winning wine and drinks list in a hurry.

Wifi & Business Facilities

We know if you’re booking accommodation in Kent, you need to stay connected. All our rooms, from our singles to our suites, have easily accessible Wifi to let you surf, browse and communicate with ease.

If you’re travelling for work, we can help you with a range of corporate facilities and services too. This includes space to hold meetings, wine and dine customers and reward your employees. We are ideally suited to include a golf break in your plans too. We are always delighted with corporate packages that combine business with pleasure.

The Home of Golf Breaks in Kent

The Blazing Donkey is a proud partner of golf stays specialists and We work with both tour operators so you can enjoy any golf break itinerary you have planned with us.

Our dedicated golf team can arrange for guests to play outstanding and world-class local links including the wonderful Princes, Royal St. George’s and others. We can cope with small groups and company events of up to 50 guests. We are surely one of the best hotels in Sandwich to tee off from, and return to for the 19th hole.

Exclusively Hire Our Country House Sandwich Hotel

We specialise in events from intimate family celebrations and perfect weddings through to Christmas parties, School Proms and Corporate Product launches. Our private dining and entertainment all mean hosts can impress their guests. You can use our in-house event planning service to make sure everything runs smoothly too.

We can host up to 200 guests. As we do, we make sure every single one of them feels special and catered for as an individual. Contact us whether you are looking to tie the knot, celebrate an anniversary, share business success, don your black tie and cocktail frock or kick back and dance the night away. All things are possible at The Blazing Donkey.

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