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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH , England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Stayed 1 night whilst working locally. The double room I was allocated was huge and clean with a very comfortable bed. The real ales on offer where excellent and very well kept. The only disappointment was the main courses on the menu , all stew's & casserole's would have preferred simple bar food. This will not stop me from staying... More

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

not stayed in Barnard Castle for many years but recall this had always been one of the better pubs there and pleased to say still is the beers where all very well kept and the food we had in there hit the right spot the only slight down side was that the room we had is getting ready for an... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Stayed Sunday and Monday nights for a friend's wedding. Peter & the staff made me very welcome, the room was comfortable, stylish and well-equipped. Beer and food both excellent and local knowledge available if required. Meals are now available all day, though I had been told otherwise. Breakfast was local sausages, bacon & eggs, nicely cooked and well-presented. The Old... More

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Amphoe Cha-am, Phetchaburi, Thailand
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

although the old well is in a great position,handy for bars,eateries e.t.c. it was not very comfortable and the photos are not a true representation of the rooms which were very tired.not having a chef did not help as meals were advertised in every room and public area but none were available. will not return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

While I wouldn’t rule out returning to the Old Well Inn, it won’t be my first choice. The building, welcome, breakfast and my room were pleasant enough – but note the following. There was no mobile phone reception (for O2) in the building; the free wi-fi was only accessible in the bar; and the chef left (“last week”), so that... More

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Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Lovely room, nice and clean everywhere, first night away with new boyfriend of 3 month, will deffinately return to this homely little place,, loved the place. Plentyof nice pubs in the area, could have stayed longer if had more time off work, the layout of room and en-suite was fantastic and bed was really comfortable too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This hotel is in a great location for visiting places of interest in and around Barnard Castle. Free parking is possible on the road outside. The twin room was big with comfortable beds. Good response was given to a reported problem with the curtains. The bathroom was small and needs updating. The service at breakfast was friendly and efficient, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights for a wedding nearby. It is located right in the centre of town. The room was very clean and spacious with a big four poster bed, which was incredibly comfortable! The bathroom was also big, with a jacuzzi bath, which was an unexpected, but fab surprise! Breakfast was also very good. Definitely would stay again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Had a great time at The Old well, a great dog friendly family pub. Well located near to the Teesdale Way and all the local shops. Always has a great selection of real ales which are well kept. Staff very accommodating in sitting us in the bar at breakfast as the dogs are not allowed in the dining room. All... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stopped here as part of C2C cycle, and the pub very kindly let us store the bikes.. Room 7 was very large with lovely 4 poster bed and good bathroom. Plenty of well kept real ales, and I enjoyed the food both on the evening and for breakfast.

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Also Known As:
Old Well Hotel Barnard Castle
Old Well Hotel
Old Well Inn Barnard Castle, County Durham
Address: 21, The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Barnard Castle
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Ranked #14 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Barnard Castle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Well Inn 3*
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