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Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped overnight on way to Scotland. Fantastic hotel. Rooms great, food great, staff great. All you could ask for in a hotel. Have stayed there a few times, never fails to impress. Have eaten in restaurant and bar. All good

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did not stay at the hotel but had lunch in the bar / restaurant. The food was okay but tasted a bit cheap, which was surprising considering how expensive it was. However, the bar area looks quite nice and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Peter L
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here last weekend on a coach trip to York Christmas market. My friend and I had a lovely room with excellent service from all the staff. The cooked breakfast was really good with well cooked food and plenty of choice. Stayed here years ago on a trip to Scotland and the improvements are very good. Would definitely stay here... More 

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Thank Jan S
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This review is a warning. You will read from others about the nice rooms, good food, friendly staff and convivial atmosphere; all of which are true. However first and foremost this place is full of business travelers. So why oh why did they book a work Christmas party on a Wednesday night with a DJ so loud the glass ware... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is just lovely and clean and tidy. The Spa area is well kept and clean. I have to say that the staff are so friendly at this hotel the lads that worked the bar serving us cocktails all night were just such a credit to the hotel ( sorry i can't remember your names, we drank most of... More 

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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a gap of several years we decided to start staying at Holiday Inns again remembering them to be usually well located and scrupulously clean. We arrived on a cold November day and were shown to our room. It was large but wasn't as clean as in the past and signs of lowering standards were evident- no tissues, really horrid... More 

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Thank elaine m
Darren H, Sales Executive at Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, responded to this review

Good afternoon Elaine, I am very sorry that your recent stay did not meet your expectations. We strive to ensure we deliver a great stay for all of our guests and we apologise that on this occasion we have not done this. If you ever require a hotel in this area then we'd love for you to give us another... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regularly use Holiday Inn, Scotch Corner for business meetings - several times a week in fact. The service is outstanding, especially from Jane & Tracy in the bar area -they are friendly and helpful. Service with a smile!

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Thank dhyman50
Darren H, Sales Executive at Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, responded to this review

Hello 'dhyman50', We're really pleased that you enjoy using our hotel and that our friendly service is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards Darren More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the bar/cafe area on a regular basis to hold business meetings. I always receive a very warm and friendly welcome from the staff. The service is fantastic from Jane and Tracy and both always smiling and ensuring we have everything we need. I have dietary requirements and can be very awkward when ordering lunch/coffees with soya milk and... More 

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Thank Stephanie H
Darren H, Sales Executive at Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, responded to this review

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for your kind feedback, this will be passed on to our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Best Regards Darren More 

Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel several times. It is easily reached straight off from the A1 going north and has plenty of parking and ideal when visiting the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. It is beautifully decorated and staff friendly and helpful. Bedrooms comfortable and smart and you cant hear the traffic. There is an Italian restaurant which we haven't tried... More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at this holiday inn. It is a very clean and comfortable hotel conveniently located off A1, perfect for a stopover. Would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Darlington-A1 Scotch Corner is ideally located for both the business and leisure traveller. This landmark hotel is on the junction of the A1 and the A66 near Darlington, and close to the towns of Catterick and Stockton-on-Tees with Middlesbrough just a short drive away. Whether you are visiting the area for a business or leisure stay or simply breaking your journey you can be assured a great stay. You will be staying on the doorstep to the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales and the delightful medieval market town of Richmond. If you are staying a little longer you won't be disappointed. The hotel has 91 bedrooms, an Italian Restaurant and leisure facilities adjacent to the hotel for guests which include a pool and fully equipped gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner

Address: Junction A1 / A66 Richmond Scotch Corner | near Darlington, Scotch Corner DL10 6NR, England (Formerly Scotch Corner Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scotch Corner
Price Range: $78 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner 4*
Number of rooms: 91
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“Ask for a ground floor room if you have mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles jannyannel, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are the back are quietest.”
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“Pay the extra money when booking and take the executive room”
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“Rooms at the front are noisy from the roundabout”
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“We were on the ground floor facing the rear, very quiet:)”
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