The Earl of Doncaster Hotel

(69 reviews) 69 4.99
Bennetthorpe Doncaster South Yorkshire DN2 6AD
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About The Earl of Doncaster Hotel

Bennetthorpe, Doncaster
South Yorkshire, DN2 6AD

The Earl of Doncaster is a four star hotel uniquely decorated with an art deco finish.

At The Earl we pride ourselves on helping you plan your dream wedding. We believe your wedding day should be exactly as you have always imagined. Whether it is intimate or grand, a ceremony or a reception, or both, we will set the scene for your special day.


Retaining many of our late 1930’s characteristics, strikingly beautiful and timeless glamour, The Earl is the perfect setting for your special day. From fairytale weddings to romantic receptions, our luxurious spaces, service and attention to detail ensure nothing but the very best for every couple.


Licensed to hold civil marriages and civil partnership ceremonies in two elegant settings, allowing your day to effortlessly unfold, whilst we take care of the organisation.


If you plan to hold your ceremony at a local church or registry office we would, of course, be delighted to host your reception.
Whatever arrangements you have in mind, our flexible spaces can be adpated to meet your every need. Whether you’re looking for an elegant intimate wedding or an extravagant celebration, your dedicated Wedding Coordinator will make sure no detail is overlooked.

If your guests choose to stay the night we have 73 bedrooms of all different sizes to suit your loved ones needs.

To speak to us about what we can offer and to book a visit call 01302361371 

• Four star art deco Hotel located only a short distance from Doncaster city centre • Licensed for Civil Ceremonies in either the BALLROOM, or RIPON AND WETHERBY suite • Complimentary accommodation for bride and groom. Upgrade to a lavishly decorated Signature Suite for that extra special touch • Preferential room rates for your guests in our 73 rooms • Fully customisable wedding packages for every budget and taste • Experienced wedding planners, co-ordinators and master of ceremonies to attend to every detail.

Facilities at The Earl of Doncaster Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Large Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

The Earl of Doncaster Hotel Reviews (69)

My wedding day! Great day!
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By Amy & Jamie, on 15 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 06 Jul 2019

Had a fantastic day! The staff added to the wow factor by making sure we were happy throughout the day. Would definitely recommend to anyone, any occasion. The bridal suite was fantastic and have already said i would like to stay there again for our anniversary.

Our wedding day
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By Kelly Dyson, on 03 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 27 Oct 2018

We loved every second of our wedding reception at the Earl, nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the venue is beautiful. Such a different vibe from places you usually see. Everyone still talks about how fantastic our day was, and how smoothly everything ran. Wish we could do it all again! Kelly & Ryan Dyson

Our wedding day
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By Mrs Sharon Hill, on 04 Jun 2019Date of Wedding - 01 Sep 2018

Wow what can I say I spent the Friday to Sunday at this hotel for our wedding and it was unbelievable. I had afternoon tea with all the ladies on the Friday evening. The attention to detail from start to finish was spot on. The decor in the ballroom for our meal and disco was exactly as we had wanted. I had a lady who came to add the colour theme to our tables at the Earl and she was treat with the upmost respect I would recommend this lady to anyone. The staff at the Earl Of Doncaster were very attentive. Thank you so much for making our wedding the best day of our lives.... Will be back for anniversary that's for sure.

Nice hotel with a couple of bad points.
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By James Cureton, on 25 Sep 2016Date of Wedding - 24 Sep 2016

I was a guest of a couple who got married yesterday, 24th September. Very nice venue but had a couple of bad points. The first one was leading into the upstairs venue there were 3 stairs and no handrail. Being disabled it is a bit of a struggle. By far the worst thing and in my opinion makes this hotel not worthy of its 4 star rating was the lift with an "Out of order" sign on it. After struggling up the stairs at the beginning of the evening and again coming down at the end, I noticed that the staff were actually using this lift and that there was nothing wrong with it. When I complained immediately I was told that the lift did not stop quite flush with the floors as it was going up. It was a bit more flush than a full staircase. Other guests who were staying were told that it keeps breaking down between floors. Absolute rubbish. It was used as a staff convenience. This in my opinion borders on disability hate crime and at best makes the hotel not worthy of its 4 star rating.

Fantastically Maintained Throughout
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By Big Skodes, on 23 Jun 2016

As we pulled up to the Hotel I really had no idea of what delights lay inside. The Hotel is fantastically maintained throughout. It's like walking into a 1930's New York building. Fantastic rooms and attentive staff. Will definitely visit again.

Unique Surroundings
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By Tommy J, on 22 Jun 2016

Over from Ireland on a family visit staying at The Earl of Doncaster. We had lunch today in the unique surroundings of the Art Deco Restaurant. As a Chef I look for the finer things in a restaurant and of course the earl has it. The one to one detail of the waitress serving a simple bread roll with a spoon and fork to the chefs home made crispy chicken goujons. I had Caesar salad served as it should be. If your in Doncaster check out the earl of Doncaster for a spot of lunch. Well worth a visit. Well done to the chef and all concerned

Amazing Friendly People
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By Tattoo Jo, on 21 Jun 2016

We stayed at the Earl on the 14th May for my cousins 25 Wedding Anniversary. The hotel did a fabulous job with the room the food etc. The staff are amazing friendly people. We booked a junior suites which we were totally chuffed with. Breakfast was also beautiful and we had a bit of it all. Would we stay there again definitely. And yes I recommend it to anyone.

Terrific Place
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By Donald Michael K, on 17 Jun 2016

Had a stand at the Earl of Doncaster last Sunday and what a terrific place this is. Done in Art Deco style, the ballroom is even better than when I did mobile discos here in the 70's and the Concorde suite was where I and my wife had our wedding breakfast in 1984. Staff were all friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Looking forward to working at this gem right in the middle of Doncaster

Will be going back
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By DinkyJo, on 03 Jun 2016

from start to finish this was an enjoyable stay. From a well furnished room to staff who go above and beyond to ensure your needs are met. It is spotlessly clean and the breakfast we had was fresh and very tasty. Will be going back.

I will be staying here again and cant wait
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By Phil1959848, on 02 Jun 2016

Booked into The Earl for a Romantic night with my partner .The room was Impressively Superior to any room I have stayed in over the years. My point of contact was the wonderful Diane,who was very friendly and ultra professional....and obviously enjoyed her job as her smile and friendliness showed thru. Hotel is very individual in its look and styling as you will see in my photos. Although we didn't eat at the hotel we did enjoy the bar and surprised that the prices were not as high as i might have expected for the quality of the hotel. Free secure parking and friendly staff. I will be staying here again and cant wait.

High Quality of Service
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By Michael H, on 01 Jun 2016

Rooms were well appointed good selection of beverages, bathroom clean and also well appointed with a good selection of soaps. The breakfast was of a high quality and along the restaurant was busy the waiters were attentive to your needs nothing seemed to faze them. The above facts made a week end Coldstream Guards reunion pass with a high quality of service. It was pointed out to me by a member of staff that this was a 4 * establishment and it certainly lived up to it.

Wanted the night to last for ever
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By Nina F, on 26 May 2016

We stayed on Friday 22nd April for our wedding celebration, our room was beautiful. We had over 100 guests who were delighted at the event. The food was excellent and service was excellent . From first booking our celebration Harriet was very attentive in offering advice and nothing was too much trouble. Wanted the night to last for ever. Thanks all the staff at the hotel for making our evening very special.

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