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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

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Overview
9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
83
Price range
US$61 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
King's Head Hotel
Also Known As
Kings Head Darlington
,
Head Hotel King
,
Hotel Kings Head
Location
United Kingdom > England > Durham > Darlington
Location
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97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
188Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
31Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews car park nice hotel town centre sunday lunch ironing board central location afternoon tea would stay again sandwiches comfy bed cocktail bar stayed for one night mid week full english lovely room couldn't fault cooked breakfast
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant hotel, great location and great value. This hotel just delivered in eveey way! Superbly comfortable and very friendly staff. Vanessa was great at check in and the lovely restaurant overlooking the town! Highly reccommended to anyone who needs a north east base!More

Thank Purplejpr
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Purplejpr, Thank you for choosing Mercure Darlington, we are extremely pleased that you have enjoyed your time with us. I have shared your amazing feedback with the rest of the team, especially Vanessa who is a real asset to the team. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early and the rooms was ready! so bonus and the car park is underneath and free, nice reception staff, clean rooms and bar area! Cracking location right in the centre! Brilliant stay! We will be going back for sure!!

Thank oli563
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear oli563, Thank you for the amazing review above. Keep spreading the word.... See you soon. Best Wishes, John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just been for Afternoon Tea at this lovely Hotel in the middle of Darlington Town Centre. The hotel itself is stunning and beautifully decorated to a very high Standard. Staff are lovely and pleasant and very professional. We have visited twice in the...More

Thank DoMaKi
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear DoMaKi, Thank you for sharing your experience of Afternoon Teas on here. we are delighted that you have enjoyed them. Please continue to spread the word. See you soon. Best Wishes, John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was easy and fast, after that a long journey through a labyrinth to find my room on 4th floor. Room was clean and big enough with nice bathroom. Bar service was a bit unfriendly, but effective. I had only a few minutes for...More

Thank Mr_Csaba
Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mr_Csaba, Thank you for posting your review on here. Thank you for the positive comments regarding your recent stay with us. I am sorry to see that some areas have let the hotel down. All service should be polite and friendly at all times...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a weekend. The room was fine, clean and comfortable although getting to it required a complex journey through a labyrinth of halls, stairwells and lifts. It took a very long time to transfer our baggage in several loads from the car to...More

Thank Slackhead
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87ClaireM
August 16, 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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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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Room Tips
"Choose a different hotel"
computerdeals
Sep. 14, 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..."
Mspippah
Aug. 24, 2018
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"Can only Comment on Afternoon Tea"
317nanato5
Jul. 30, 2018
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"Apparently rooms 300+ face the main town square so tend to be a little noisy at night."
H6519RDheatherb
Jul. 25, 2018
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