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Astley Bank Hotel

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This charming house has been simpathetically converted to a stylish country house type hotel, which was a pleasure to spend a weekend night in. The staff were pleasent and helpfull with good service and food. Both Sunday Lunch (see separate review) and cooked breakfast. Our room in the main house was a generous size and well furnished, however not sure... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful hotel, cannot say enough about the whole experience from the moment we stepped into reception. The staff were a joy to meet, the food fantastic and the rooms clean and very comfortable. A must for anyone travelling to stay and experience.

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Thank 59Annief
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived for our 9 day stay we felt welcomed and comfortable in the surroundings. Friendly, courteous and attentive staff was at hand throughout. Spacious clean bedroom with modern ensuite exactly to our liking. Inhouse restaurant 'Othellos' served freshly cooked breakfast and the evening dinner was superior to any Michelin star establishment. Would certainly stay again and... More 

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1 Thank Stephen G
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I got married at Astley Bank in Sept 2016. We had a fantastic day and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. We mainly dealt with Jason and Christine, both of whom did exactly what they said they were going to do, exactly when they said they were going to do it. Lots of people say... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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337 reviews
160 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The town of Darwen is unprepossessing to say the least, so what a surprise when, having relied on TA, I found this gem. The best thing about it is the staff, particularly, Vicki, Lucy and Paul, but also the food which is excellent. The duck was so good I had it two nights' running, as I did the crevettes to... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights while attending a wedding at the hotel. The staff were welcoming, friendly and did everything possible to make us feel at home. We’d had a difficult journey, arriving after 9.00pm, but the hotel offered to provide us with a bar meal. Room was nice, slightly on the small size, but I understood that the rooms... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Last Sunday was my 50th birthday and my husband booked for 10 of us to have the 3-course Sunday lunch menu at the Astley Bank Hotel. It did not disappoint! We all enjoyed every minute of our delicious lunches from start to finish and the empty plates at the end of each course spoke volumes! Not only that but the... More 

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Thank Hilary S
Warrington, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were here for a wedding and the venue is brilliant for that. The food was great, service excellent and staff helpful. There were enough staff so you were not hanging around at the bar. The choice at breakfast was plenty and the evening menu was also good

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Thank Anthony C
Bolton, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Following our successful Golden Wedding August 20th we were delighted to receive an invitation from old friends Pat and Terry for their anniversary party at this highly rated restaurant. We met before 3.00pm for drinks in a private lounge where we studied a very impressive menu and after careful consideration my wife and I selected smoked mackerel pate and chicken... More 

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Thank Stewart B
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This country house hotel is in a great location and the building is outwardly impressive. But where's the attention to detail? In our £83 room the shower leaked all over the floor, there was only one towel for two of us, the net curtains were ripped in several places, the window safety-catch was broken and the wallpaper was peeling away.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Astley Bank Hotel

Address: Astley Bank, Darwen BB3 2QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Darwen
Price Range: $138 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Astley Bank Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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“A room in the old part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 59Annief, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The executive rooms are more expensive but offer that little bit of luxury”
 of 5 bubbles ljlea2016, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a larger room”
 of 5 bubbles panda1957, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check if they have a wedding and if so book elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles janemM49RI, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Classic rooms are quite small although perfectly adequate. For a bit more space I would recommend upgrading to an executive room”
 of 5 bubbles lesleyo358, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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