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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed hear for one night on a business trip 19/04/17. I had a broken toe so was extremely grateful to have obtain a free parking spot in the basement of the hotel. The room was clean and comfortable and the location was good for access to local amenities, bars and restaurants. I would stay here again.

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Cheslyn Hay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Scores 1 for being within 1.5 miles for my work next morning. Scores the second for being within 5 minutes walk to the best Chinese Buffet restaurant I've ever been to. A previous review commented on the provision of ear plugs and they are needed. There is no sound proofing internally or for street noise, despite double glazing. Went down...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel and staff. Good bed. Lovely towels. We eat in the restaurant and all four meals were excellent. I gave average as the layout of the hotel makes it impossible to feel very good ... and the car park space isn't great. If there was three and a half stars I would give that.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel for its location and reputation of hotel group. I felt the quality of accommodation was disappointing. The bathroom was a victim of grotty, dirty grouting and filler. The hot water supply was dangerous with NO H & S warning. Fortunately I had put cold water in basin before I opened hot tap so after scolding a...

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asturias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice big room in the center of Darlo. Good price and very good breakfast. Lovely big shower. Night staff prepared us a sandwich at almost 00 pm that was very good because we hadn't eaten dinner. Not extra charge for the parking.

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Thank Aida K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to watch Darlington FC again......staff so nice,comfy beds,great location and parking on site.Receptionist even found us a room before official check in time,much appreciated after a long trip from Manchester.Maybe Mercure could sponsor a matchball at Darlington FC?

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Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my mum recently and couldn't fault it! all the staff were fantastic and friendly and chatty and just made our stay really! Jessica in the restaurant, the bar staff - wow loved all the cocktails, the reception staff you should all be really proud of how well you do your jobs. Sorry I can't remember any...

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Thank Yorkshire01423
England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice enough business hotel in the town centre although the pedestrian entrance on Priestgate is poorly signed and easily missed. I had to phone for help. The inside is also a bit of a warren and you need to pay careful attention to the signs to find your bedroom and the second floor breakfast room. But the only real...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really lovely place to stay - rooms were beautiful, the hotel is very central and breakfast was incredible. Thank you in particular to Jessica Blackburn who was a very friendly and helpful member of staff.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Check in was easy and quick, no forms to fill out! Free parking under the hotel. Contemporary decor, kept to a high standard. Very clean and modern. Main reason for review; the food in the Kings grill is divine! By far the tastiest lamb dish I have ever had! This chef deserves a medal and I will definitely be returning...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is superbly located in the heart of the historic market town, with ideal access to the A1 train st. and airport. Originally built in the 1600s as a Coaching Inn, rebuilt in 1893, and after a 6 million pounds sterling complete refurbishment in 2012, the hotel proudly harmonises its original features with a contemporary designer led style that reflects the hotel's personality. Boasting 83 stylish bedrooms, superior conference and banqueting suites, along with elegantly fashionable rest and bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

Address: 9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW, England (Formerly King's Head Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Darlington
Price Range: $87 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Kings Head Darlington
Head Hotel King
Hotel Kings Head
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
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