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BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel

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co durham
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel. The staff couldn't be more friendly or attentive. Food on the evening menu was amazing. Hotel is in need of freshinging up but we had a lovely stay. Very large room with beautiful views.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for one night on the way to Gateshead. There has been much refurbishment since we last stayed at the hotel a number of years ago but the character has been retained. We had booked a standard room in the castle but were upgraded for free to a superior room with four poster bed and bath...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Villan64, I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and have seen how we have refurbished our hotel over the years. I am delighted that we were able to offer you an upgraded room. We really appreciate your comments and I will pass them onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon....

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel set in an old castle. Some West Wing rooms are a more standard room, but Castle rooms are full of character. Each castle room is different - but very comfy. Restaurant is good with locally sourced food. Bird of Prey centre close by. 5 mins to Darlington, 30 mins to Durham.

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for your recent review. We do have lots of different types of rooms in our hotel, and I am pleased that you found them to be comfortable. I will pass your comments onto all the staff who contributed to your memorable stay. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I looked forward to staying in Walworth Castle as it was a bit different from the usual hotels that I find myself visiting and I was pleasantly surprised. The staff are all incredibly friendly and helpful. The rooms have all been renovated to a really decent standard and the food is super. All of this perfectly complements the immaculate surroundings...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again when you are next in the Darlington area. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited with my daughter for afternoon tea prior to our wedding which is booked for August 31st .Delicious afternoon tea and fantastic to show my daughter our wedding venue.Only one criticism, no back ground music so atmosphere a little lacking in warmth as we were the only guests at that time enjoying afternoon tea. Can't tell you how excited we...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Louise, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your afternoon tea. We are in the process of repairing our internal sound system, but it will be up and running very soon. We are looking forward to hosting your wedding in August. If you need anything in the meantime please let us know....

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I just spent a couple of nights at Walworth Castle Hotel for our 3rd wedding anniversary The castle and grounds were lovely, on arrival we were given a free upgrade with a four poster bed & a card wishing us all the best was waiting in the room for us. All the staff were very nice, professional...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neil, Firstly congratulations on your 3rd wedding anniversary, and thank you for choosing Walworth Castle Hotel to celebrate this occasion. I am delighted that you enjoyed all the meals at the castle and found time to visit the on site Birds of Prey centre. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place to stay, beautiful setting and very helpful staff. Food was very good too and reasonably priced. Stayed in a room with a four poster bed and felt like a king. Bird of prey centre is next door together with a walk up a path into the woods. Will definitely return

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you found time to visit the Bird of Prey centre. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the management description of rooms in the West Wing as being 'basic' expectations were lowered. Checking in to a cold room was not a good start and gathered heating is not on until 6:00pm. The supplied fan heater was not much use and noisy. No heating at all in the bathroom which is not acceptable. While the bathroom...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry that you found the room to be cold upon arrival, although the heating times had been changed to suit the weather. Although, I'm sure you can appreciate it can change daily which is why additional fan heaters are provided. All our wine is provided by a renowned local wine...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to stay if you want to relax and watch the lambs and walk around the area. Very helpful and friendly staff. Wonderful restaurant (great breakfasts). Would recommend this for people who just want to chill out and rest.

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to book a short stay last minute and thought we would give the castle a try. I had recently undergone surgery and needed a break to recover. We couldn't have picked a better hotel! On arrival the grounds were stunning and the castle itself is beautiful. There is a large car park and the facilities for electric cars....

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear heys12, Wow, thank you so much for your very kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and I'm pleased all the staff made you feel so welcome, in particular Susan and Michael. I will pass your comments onto them and I'm sure they will be thrilled with what you have put in your review....

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darlington's only castle hotel, nestled in 18 acres of lawns and woodland yet only 5 minutes drive from J58 the A1(M). It is the ideal location for your overnight stay and is perfect for both business accommodation, meetings and conferences, as well as wedding receptions and romantic getaways. We have 32 individually designed bedrooms and complimentary Wifi access throughout. ... more   less 

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Address: Walworth, Darlington DL2 2LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Darlington > Walworth
Price Range: $72 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Although more expensive stay in one of the castle rooms to make the best of the hotel's character.”
Villan64, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get an upper floor Castle Room.”
carscar, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Kind james suite its huge!!!!!”
  • The king James suite bedroom. It's round
  • The king James suite
  • The king James living room area
neiljoanne, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 33 (south facing) Main building top floor. Warm, good views, weak shower. For the ghost hunters, no obvious paranormal activity noted.”
Foxy206, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask about the ghosts. The staff know exactly which rooms are dodgy!”
paulhY6998WX, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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