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1654 1

Mercure Maidstone, Great Danes Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 73%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 1256 reviews

Smart hotel near the Eurotunnel, suited to business and leisure guests

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Indoor pool

This property is set in 26 acres of private grounds just a few minutes from the M20, and close to channel ports and the Eurotunnel. The smartly appointed bedrooms are well equipped and suitable for business and leisure guests alike. Public rooms and facilities include the newly refurbished Bar and Brasserie as well as an indoor pool, fitness centre and a 9-hole golf course.


  • En-suite rooms: 126
  • Family rooms: 15
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 500


  • Accessible bedrooms: 3


  • Children welcome


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Other leisure facilities: Steam room, beauty treatments


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 650
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 220
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 90


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 650

Getting here

M20 junction 8, follow Leeds Castle signs, at 2nd roundabout turn right.

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Nearest train station

Hollingbourne / Bearstead / Maidstone

Nearest motorway junction

M20 junction 8
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