The Earl of Doncaster

“An iconic building at the heart of Doncaster.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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Since 1954, visitors have enjoyed the unique Art Deco character of The Earl of Doncaster. It's now one of the largest four star hotels in Doncaster, offering a selection of 73 quality bedrooms. With its unique and individual style, guests are offered a beautifully designed, stylish venue with the ability to cater for the most prestigious event or corporate gathering.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Hotel
Silver Award accolade
Breakfast Award
The Earl of Doncaster
Bennetthorpe,DONCASTER,South Yorkshire,DN2 6AD
Phone : 01302 361371


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Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover South Yorkshire

Traditionally a steel and coal producing centre, the decline of both industries in South Yorkshire has been replaced to some extent by tourism based around the area’s beautiful Pennine countryside. The county claims part of the Peak District National Park, whose hills and dales provide welcome space for the large urban populations.

South Yorkshire is made up of four districts: City of Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham. Barnsley is the county’s administrative centre, located on one of Britain’s richest coalfields. The town has an entry in the Domesday Book and was built on land belonging to the priories of Pontefract and Monk Bretton. Doncaster, originally a Roman station, is set on the River Don. It is known particularly for its racecourse, best known for the St Leger in September. In 1875, Charles Dickens watched it from the 18th century Italianate grandstand at the Town Moor racecourse. The Lincolnshire Handicap is held in March. The town also boasts fine Georgian architecture and Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

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