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Bawtry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight in order to attend friends anniversary celebrations. Hotel is lovely. Expensive rooms and very expensive bar - breakfast and evening meal were lovely as were all of the the staff . The lady on reception was particularly good and the room we had has to be the best hotel room we have ever had. The bathroom was lovely... More 

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Thank Simonnbawtry
TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in the not too distant future. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 24/11/16 More 

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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away in Kirklevington near Yarm - this former residence/country house is a lovely retreat from then usual commercial hotel chains one comes across. Not that I despise the latter - but the Judges Hotel promises you an experience and a real stress-free ambience. The quaint grounds, the individuality of each room and the victorian feeling, make you slow down... More 

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Thank Kunal M
TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Reading this last thing at the end of a long day really made me smile; on behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words which are very much appreciated. Please do tell your friends about us and we hope to welcome you back to Judges very soon. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 23/11/16 More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding here on 14th August 2016 and i was absolutely blown away by the detail, planning and special touches which went into making our day special. Suzanne, Kim and Rachael were fabulous, I felt safe in their hands as they had covered every eventuality leading up to the wedding and at our meetings. On the day Rachael... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf on the whole team thank you very much for your kind words; they are very much appreciated. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you all back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 17/11/16 More 

Billingham
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was spacious and had all amenities we needed. Bathroom was very good. Minibar and snacks available at extortionate prices. The wedding venue was not ideal, as it had to be changed from the ceremony to the wedding dinner and then to the evening disco and buffet. At each changeover the guests were ushered to the small reception area... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to let me know your thoughts following your stay. Of the weddings that we catered for in October only one ran late and this was due to some of the key players in the wedding ceremony itself arriving over half an hour late. Whilst Racheal and her team... More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks prices ridiculous, no napkins for the evening meal, ran out of spirits quickly, no hankies in the ladies toilets, some of the staff not that bothered either. Totally disappointed with my first visit. For such a high reputation that this place has it needs to pull its socks up Big Time

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Thank SophieMammy
TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am sorry that your first visit was not the complete success that we would have both wished for. We do not tolerate poor attitudes from any of our staff and following last week-end we have already reviewed the on-going employment of two new casual members of our waiting team. Whilst writing I would... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I travel and stay in a lot of hotels, this being very inadequate. Don't expect to have any privacy in your room, the house keeping kept walking in every morning even with the do not disturb sign hanging on the door - sometimes twice and three times a morning. Rooms are cold with very little heating, the radiators need bleeding... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

I was naturally disappointed to read this review and to learn also that, judging by your other reviews, your visit to Yarm was not a complete success. Had we been made aware of the points that you have raised during your stay I am sure that we would have done our very best to address them. Whilst writing I would... More 

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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed overnight for my brother-in-laws wedding. Room was large, clean & tidy. bed was fairly comfortable and room had good facilities. There was a good choice of cereal, fruit and yogurt for Breakfast. Full English wasn't the best in the world considering the price and lacked beans, and why bother to only serve it with half a slice of black... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and for your helpful comments. We do not normally serve baked beans with our breakfast but please do mention this when you next stay with us as I am sure we would be able to arrange some baked beans for you. Our black pudding is of a very high quality so maybe... More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

An excellent venue, highly recommended for either afternoon tea or a weekend away from the bustle of daily life. Excellent rooms and the evening meal selection was excellent. Would highly recommend to both couples and family groups

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in the near future. Kind regards, Tim Howard GM 19/10/16 More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had our wedding here on the 7th October we where really impressed Rachel ( the wedding organiser ) was fantastic and went the extra mile. The only down fall was the bar was expensive but everything else made up for this. The rooms where lovely and very clean, the staff where really helpful, and the breakfast was good quality. We... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Every happiness to you both in your life together and we look forward very much to welcoming you back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 17/9/16 More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our first time at Judges Hotel, which is full of old English worldly charm. We were shown to our seats which I found to be extremely low. You needed to keep bending over to reach the food which I found to be uncomfortable. We waited to be asked what refreshments we would like, eventually this came, with a gap before... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and also for your very helpful comments. We do feel that afternoon tea should be served traditionally and at a leisurely, relaxed pace rather than simply serving everything at the same time thus allowing the warm items to go cold before being eaten. The seating arrangements in our lounge is more in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An AA's Inspector's Choice Hotel since 2003, Judges Country House Hotel continues to be an AA 3 Red Star Country House Hotel as well as boasting 3 AA Rosettes, first awarded in 2003, and is also particularly recommended by the Michelin Guide 2014. Consistently rated by "The Good Hotel Guide" and praised by both "The Times", "The Sunday Times" and "The Telegraph" newspapers Judges is one of the finest hotels and restaurants not only in the Middlesbrough area but also in the United Kingdom as a whole. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Judges Country House Hotel

Address: Kirklevington Hall Thirsk Road, Kirklevington TS15 9LW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Kirklevington
Price Range: $240 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Judges Country House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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