Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel - Darlington (Durham)

Walworth, Darlington (Durham), United Kingdom, DL2 2LYshow map
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Overview

The 3-star Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel is placed about 25 km from Bowes Castle. This spectacular hotel was opened in 1189 and comprises 32 rooms. You will find a lift, a beauty shop and a barber shop at the property.

The Bowes Museum is about 18 km from the property. Within a short distance of Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel, guests can find a stadium and pubs.

Guests are just minutes from the a museum, a theatre and a church in Darlington.

Durham Tees Valley airport is a 25-minute drive from the property.

Rooms

The venue provides flat-screen TV, coffee/tea makers and a DVD player in all rooms. The hotel offers non-smoking guestrooms with a view over the garden. All rooms include a private bathroom equipped with terry dressing gowns, free toiletries and a shower cap.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the onsite traditional restaurant. Relax at the 24-hour bar with refreshing drinks. Farmers Bar are situated in a market area, about 800 meters from the venue.

Relax

Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel offers cots, a play area and a playground for guests traveling with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   32.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Walworth CastleWalworth Castle400 ft
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West Park HospitalWest Park Hospital2.5 mi
Heighington Village HallHeighington Village Hall2.7 mi
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Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)9.5 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)32.8 mi
Bus
Bus stop4.7 mi
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  194  reviews
  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Nothing

    Rooms require refurbishment. Price of breakfast was extortionate and should be included in the room price. Selection of drinks at bar was very limited and staff inexperienced.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The location was excellent. Lovely building with peaceful grounds. The staff could not have been more helpful and food was excellent. Our room was large and spacious with lovely views of the grounds.

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  • 6.2
    Good

    Food was good

    Room was small ran out of milk for tea and coffee shower leaked small mirror in bedroom no good for to girls getting ready ok

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Staff, location, turret bedroom, lots of satellite channels

    Breakfast

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    We loved the room and the farmers bar.

    Nothing

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The staff were friendly and helpful, breakfast was delicious especially as it catered for a vegetarian in our group.

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  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Staff were very helpful.The room i was allocated was fantastic. i must thank the staff and manager for all their help. I would really recommend this hotel to anyone. i will be staying again.. thanks

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  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    the room was clean, modern, quiet, all the staff were friendly and helpful.The restaurant dinner was excellent and served in good time.The hotel itself has got lots of historic values and very charming indeed.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Due to a late flight I arrived much later than anticipated and am gutted that I didn't get to spend as long as I wanted in this hotel. Staff were friendly, uber professional and helpful. My room was a very nice double in the West Wing, all mod cons yet it seemed to fit the historical decor. I was gutted upon checkout that I didn't have the foresight to book additional nights here - what a bargain! It is in a beautiful location, fantastic views and stunning kerb appeal. Will def go back if in the vicinity (or within 100 miles!)

    My bedroom was at the end of a long corridor and down a set of 3 steps, which I didn't see as I was carrying bags etc, and wasn't warned about, so I had an accident when I fell down them - was hurt pride more than anything but potentially dangerous. Also, once in my room I had to go back up 3 steps to my miniscule bathroom. Weird layout. The tea/coffee etc were in the desk cupboard and I had to take the kettle, tray, cups etc out myself, find space and find a plug. A lot of work for a cuppa! Also, bar/ restaurant were fully closed when I got there at 11pm, and room service prices were severe so I ended up going to bed on a very empty stomach. Could also hear noises from next door - thin walls.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Fantastic location wonderful rooms ,food in the bar good value for money . Breakfast plentiful and lots of choice . The staff so helpful ,nothing was a problem happy to help with travel arrangements that I had problem with . I would recommend this hotel and will be bringing my friends on a weekend break very soon !! Its 5* and pure luxury !!!

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    staff were very helpful and friendly. we stayed in main castle our room was beautifuland very spacious.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Our visit was a birthday pressie for my husband. We stayed in the king james suite - where this king stayed on his way to london for his coronation. We loved the history of it all. Room was huge and had fabulous views. Staff were really nice. We had a bar meal on the night which was lovely & fresh! And my husband loved the full breakfast the next morning.

    Just be careful if you're wanting to book the king james suite. A picture of it is.included with the offers on the suites for £160/£170 which I thought was great! I asked the hotel if we could have this room but they rang and told me this room was not included in the offer and it cost £245. I DID EMAIL TO SAY I THOUGHT THIS WAS MISLEADING & A BIT UNFAIR

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Beautifull location wonderfull old building. Staff very friendly. Food very good.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

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    Poor service in restaurant. Noisy room, had to be transferred to another lower spec room

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    All rooms are close to the function room tgat was used for the wedding, food was excellant.

    Drinks were over priced and check in time a little late as you dint even get 24 hours in the hotel.

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)9.5 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)32.8 mi
Bus
Bus stop4.7 mi
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