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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW England
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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
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97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
191Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
31Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews car park town centre nice hotel sunday lunch afternoon tea ironing board central location one night stay would stay again scones comfy bed cocktail bar mid week lovely room cooked breakfast full english evening meal
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Reviewed yesterday

The service we received from the waiting/bar staff for our work's xmas party night was excellent and couldnt fault this. The meat was cooked to perfection for the meal - well done and we would certainly come again!

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night in a lovely superior room which was very spacious and had a free mini bar with a seating area. Staff were extremely helpful and they couldn't do enough for you. We got free parking but its first come first served...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 453bushra
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Bushra A, Thank you for the wonderful review. This is great to hear and has been shared with the rest of the team at the hotel. Hope to see you again soon, if not before have a great Christmas. Best Wishes, John

Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed at several Mercure hotels recently , This isn't very good, Staff are good , but that where it ends. Very confusing layout. Car park to reception extremely dirty and not well maintained. Room very very small , not as in standard room picture on...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bossey
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear bossey, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your stay with us. I am sorry to see that we have not exceeded your expectations on this occasion. As you will see from the other reviews we do generally get things...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night, lovely food and piping hot as it was served to the table even tho they were mass catering..... never experienced this at other hotels. Great live band and disco too. Highly reccomended 😁

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank traysee1972
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear traysee1972, This is fantastic feedback. So glad you and your colleagues enjoyed yourselves. Hoping to see more of you all at some special events throughout 2019. Happy Christmas. Best Wishes, John

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wanted to say a big thank you all the staff on Saturday. You all looked after us so well – even down to putting the last decorations on the cake, which I hadn’t had time to do. The room was bigger than I’d...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank JustaTeapot
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear JustaTeapot, Thank you for the wonderful review above. It was a pleasure to look after you and so pleased you had a great time. If we don't see you before have a great Christmas and we hope to see you in the new year....More

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87ClaireM
17 August 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Hi 87ClaireM, We would always recommend you book with us but we can take bookings on the day too on most dates. Regards, Stuart
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HelenH980
9 January 2017|
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Response from Paula M | Reviewed this property |
There's the cornmill multi-storey car park and one above wilkinson' multi-storey you can pay during the day to park in and quiet a few little car parks around again you will have to pay.
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joandfamily4
3 weeks ago
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"Choose a different hotel"
computerdeals
14 Sep 2018
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"Phone the hotel about at least one day ahead if possible, to give them time to address any concerns you may..."
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24 Aug 2018
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"Can only Comment on Afternoon Tea"
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30 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$59 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kings head darlingtonhead hotel kinghotel kings head
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
King's Head Hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDarlington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
83
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