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The Foresters Guest House

7 Railway Terrace | Stanley, Crook DL15 9RY, England
The Foresters Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

A gem of a find. Travelled to Crook to visit family and booked to stay here. What a wonderful welcome we received. Jim & Denise couldn't have been more accommodating and welcoming to us. Nothing was too much trouble. It felt like being at home. So comfortable. We were given keys to our room as well as keys to the... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This lovely guest house was recommended to us and I can see why. The welcome is warm and friendly and the rooms are lovely. Good home cooked food is served to residents and non residents and no better indication of the lovely food and atmosphere is that a lot of the locals eat there. Will definitely be staying again.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Our table was booked for 8pm we arrived 745pm we stood in a tiny bar waiting to be seated .Our order was taken at 830pm still no table we were seated at 920pm . After all that the food was poor , it is the worst place I have ever been to really spoiled my night .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I am a student based in Liverpool and came to Crook on a professional practice placement over the last two months. I came to the foresters expecting a room and a bed; I left with a family. Everything from the service to the rooms, to the food was absolutely excellent everyday without fail. Jim, Denise and Lesley were always a... More 

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Crook, Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I took a job in Crook early 2012. As i was staying with my brother and he could only accommodate one I needed to find a local B&B for week ends when my wife came from Norfolk to visit. We found Jim and Denise by chance. Our first experience was superb and we returned on six further occasions. Why? The... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My cycling friend and I called in on spec having cycled up to Stanley Crook from Durham City on the cycling path that passes nearby to the premises. Although shut as a pub/restaurant the owner could not have been more welcoming in providing us with coffee and biscuits on what was a very cold day. We sat in the dining... More 

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Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here for the night and were pleasantly surprised. It is beautifully kept, lovely and clean and smart. We had room with beautiful views,it was gorgeous and spacious with a lovely big bath and shower. and a big inviting bed. We were instantly made welcome, ( we had just finished work and were not looking our best) and made... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

After hearing many good reports on the Foresters we decided we'd see what it was like for ourselves. What we came across was one of the most disorganised restaurants I've ever come across. There are plenty of staff, who are all very friendly but unfortunately seem to have no idea what they are doing. There is no cohesion between the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My family, consisting of myself, my wife and my 2 girls aged 2 & 13 have just stayed at the Foresters. My sister and her 2 boys, 7 & 10 also booked in as we had travelled north from Portsmouth for a family do. The guest house itself is spotless, both inside and out and has a real homely feel,... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very comfortable well thought out room with superb bathroom, splendid bed and great views across Crook the the moors. Evening meals excellent, breakfasts just the job. Friendly and helpful hosts. Will visit again!

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