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Kings Head Hotel

Station Road, Lanchester village | on the A167 between Durham to Consett, Durham DH7 0EX, England
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Ranked #28 of 42 Durham B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here for one night. The place is very clean and the staff were very welcoming. The room is typical pub accommodation, clean and basic. There was plenty of tea and coffee available. We decided to eat in the pub for an evening meal. The food choice was excellent and we were not disappointed with the quality or... More

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently visited this hotel for lunch whilst visiting family in Lanchester,and what a very pleasant surprise.The pub was very busy ,which spoke volumes,and what an extensive menu! It took about 15 minutes to decide what to have,I have never seen such a huge variety of choices available.We were served by a girl called Ellie who was so obliging, and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kings Head Hotel sits at the bottom of the attractive village of Lanchester. It is nicer to look at from the outside than the inside. The give away is the ‘chalk pen’ signs all over the place, proclaiming prophetic witticisms such as ‘If you hear the smoke alarm, dinners ready!’ – Hmmm. The bar area has a number of... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked 2 rooms for 2 nights. From the moment we arrived to leaving we could not fault the service and friendliness of the staff. Given rooms 4 and 5, both corner rooms.The rooms were bright clean and had all the extras such as hairdryer, iron and ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. After a day out it was nice to... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we often call in to the kings head for a meal, we have never been let down or left disappointed. we have always had great friendly staff and willing to help. the meals we have had have always been excellent and well prepared and we have never had any complaints. we find the meals reasonably priced, plentiful and they have... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My friend picked out this pub as likely good location from which to tour the battlefields of the North East and what a pleasant surprise his choice was. An excellent location just 8 miles west of Durham and with good road links in a variety of directions. The room was clean and comfortable and always 'done' when we returned from... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I stayed for the weekend to meet up with 3 other couples. The room was clean and comfortable and the food in the restaurant was great. The menu has a large selection of dishes which should appeal to everyone, especially large appetites :-). The full English breakfast was superb and plentiful, but the breakfast menu could benefit... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Thankyou for a lovely Sunday Roast, Have been to the Kings Head several times and thought it was time for a review. The service from the girl's is always excellent, even when the place is very busy they are always efficient, smiling and always ask you is everything is ok. The food is always fresh, well presented and tasty. The... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Lovely four days really nice helpful staff absolutely wonderful meals,great location,sad to come home and as this was our second visit and can't wait to come back at Christmas. Lanchester lovely village and people so friendly

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night in this hotel, room was very adequate for our needs, very clean, plenty of tea, coffee etc. bathroom although small has all you need. Staff were very friendly, did not try the evening meal ate in the Italians over the road, (really wish we hadn't) seeing the meals being served to other customers we were wishing... More

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Address: Station Road, Lanchester village | on the A167 between Durham to Consett, Durham DH7 0EX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
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