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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

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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
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
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Full view
97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
119Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Our room 320 was a long way from reception. The hotel has lifts and stairways to get you to your room. We stayed overnight. A couple of negative comments, there was a random loud compressor noise all through the stay and on Sunday morning at 7am the council street cleaning
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Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear chas_gibson, Thank you for posting a review on this website. Lovely to hear all the positive comments especially the quality of the food. All this has been shared with the team here. I will also investigate the compressor noise also - thank you for letting us know. Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Wishes, John
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What a fabulous evening at Mercure Kings, location couldn’t get any better for central hotel. Food was amazing and plentiful. Staff so helpful and friendly, what a great team. Rooms are nicely decorated and have everything you need. Will be returning soon.
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Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear teresan549, This is awesome feedback - thank you for taking the time to post a review. The team will be delighted with this feedback. Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Wishes,John
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Really friendly staff. From checking in to checking out of the hotel couldn't fault anything. The room we had was lovely,with modern decor very clean,tidy,large and very spacious. Great location in town centre. We will be back.
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Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear ClaireH2468, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review. As always I will share this with the rest of the team. Look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Wishes, John
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Attended a function this week with collegues. Food was delicious and plentiful. Room was amazing, well suited to the night. Very well organised from start to finish. Overall a good night had by all. Would highly recommend the hotel for an event.
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Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear ajvicki, Thank you for the fantastic review. Glad you enjoyed your time with us at Mercure Darlington. Hopefully we will get the chance to look after you again in the near future. Best Wishes, John
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Great afternoon tea plenty of choice great value too staff are very welcoming too. Nice and clean hotel and good atmosphere too. Good views of the town to people watch too thanks again see you again soon
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Response from John P, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear kirstyw26, Thank you for the wonderful review. Totally agree the views across the town centre are fantastic and a great place to people watch. Hopefully we will see you very soon. Best Wishes, John
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blick aus dem zimmerfenster auf den turm der Markthalle
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is it near to the train station
Hi yes it is less than 1/2 mile If you come out of main entrance of station go down hill turn left Go to to crossroads/ dual carriageway go straight over on to Stonebridge 1st right 1st left on right Some good restaurants if you like Indian Come out of hotel turn left over road near boots opticians 1st right 1st right 1st left 5 mins from hotel Star bengal The oven English Stable hearth pizza Sal tapas all within 50 yards Any thing else just ask Cheers enjoy our town
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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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Is it a mare to park there? If i cant get a space is there another car park near by?
Is it a mare to park there? If i cant get a space is there another car park near by?
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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From what I recall you can easily fit up to 8 people in each of the 2 lifts. I'd suggest you contact the hotel with dimensions and I'm sure they'll confirm if the lifts are large enough for you.
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"Ask for a room not affected by random compressor noise."
"Choose a room at the back of the building to avoid noise."
"Just read !!!!"
"Choose a different hotel"
"Phone the hotel about at least one day ahead if possible, to give them time to address any concerns you may have."
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PRICE RANGE
US$60 - US$97 (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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