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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“car park”(60 reviews)
“nice hotel”(35 reviews)
“town centre”(44 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
Housekeeping
Air Conditioning
4 Star 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...
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Location and contact
9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW, England
9 km to Durham Tees Valley Airport
138 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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The room was lovely and the Breakfast was nice but pot of tea was too weak for us. We stayed 2 nights and was in room 326 but I don't know what was going on in the building opposite our room, the noise of sheets...More

Thank Stephanie d
Reviewed 6 days ago

Try and find this Hotel in Darlington. The Sat Nav sent us round in circles and when we asked the locals they did not know either. They knew it as "The Kings Hotel" not the Mercure. The staff were barely interested. Breakfast was different to...More

Thank agbird
Response from Stuart L, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear agbird, I’m sorry you had difficulty locating us using a sat nav, having checked the postcode on google this does appear to point correctly to the hotel, tucked away in the centre of town. Locally the hotel is renowned as the Kings hotel for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed the one night but had a lovely room with oodles of space. Breakfast was delicious and the afternoon tea was really lovely, plenty of sandwiches, tea and of course scones with butter, jam and cream!

Thank debbievincent
Response from Stuart L, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to share your enjoyment of your stay with us. I’m delighted to read your enjoyment of breakfast and afternoon tea. I hope we can welcome you back again in the near future. Regards, Stuart

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked this as a surprise for our 30th wedding anniversary as we had our reception here exactly 30 years ago. Absolutely fantastic stay from start to finish. We were upgraded free of charge to a premier room by the lovely Susan who could...More

Thank huxley54
Response from Stuart L, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear huxley54, Thank you for taking the time to share you're views on your recent stay. I'm delighted that you chose to return to the hotel for such a big occasion and it's great to know your stay was enjoyable. Susan, Felix and the team...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$71 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$71 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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87ClaireM
August 16, 2017|
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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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Helen H
January 8, 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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"Shut your window as the church bells ring every hour!"
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"Rooms 251-256 are small, room 251 is next to the boiler room - suggest you avoid if possible"
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"If you want a premium room, prepare for a trek and taking 2 different lifts to get there"
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"ask for an extra large room it doesn't cost much more but is well worth it."
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