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Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant

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New Coundon, Bishop Auckland DL14 8QB, England
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1 room 1 adult
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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On travelling home and passing the Park Head we decided to stop for a spot of lunch. We found staff extremely friendly, the hotel offers a warm welcome and varied menu, offering a wide selection to cater for every taste. We ordered a were very quickly served a delicious and appetising lunch. Portion sizes were very good and extremely well... More 

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co durham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bought a groupon voucher for a Christmas gifts for a friend. we were greeted very well by a member of staff and shown to our table. waitress was very nice too. service was quick, but only one person waiting on and serving in the bar. afternoon tea arrived, bread was a little stale and hard, choice of fillings unusual, tuna?... More 

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Co.Durham
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Booked here so as we didn't need to travel far for our new year celebration with friends.We weren't disappointed at all we had a lovely night the staff were very helpful and friendly very well organised.The singer was brilliant just what you need to get the party going,band played music we could dance to.The food was excellent and well organised... More 

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2 Thank Maz009
Durham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited the Park Head with a friend for afternoon tea . The plates of food consisted of a selection of tasty sand-whiches ,freshly baked fruit scones with fresh cream and jam,selection of cakes and biscuits and a large pot of tea, actually we had 2 pots of tea at no extra charge. The staff were very friendly and happy to... More 

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3 Thank SAR72
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

A last minute stop over, everywhere else was booked so we spent £70 to stay for one night, no breakfast included. The room was basic, no shower, just bath, quite a lot of noise in the early hours due to a party night in the hotel. To be honest, we have spent less and had much better hotels including breakfast,... More 

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2 Thank Alan F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I think having to checkout by 10 am is unreasonable. Especially as check-in is 2pm. That means if you stay for a day you get only 20 hours! I stay in hotels all over the country and I think this is the earliest checkout time I have ever come across. This sort of time might be reasonable in a seaside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We decided to visit the park head hotel for an evening meal, and as ever the service and food was excellent. We have visited the park head several times (including getting married there!) and every time, the staff have been extremely friendly and helpful. We 100% recommend this place for a good family meal!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Just home from a four day break at the hotel, what a lovely group of people that work there, they work so hard to make you feel welcome. The room ... No26 was beautifully clean and warm. The hotel has an interesting set up with most of the rooms set in a courtyard. This was good as we arrived on... More 

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Stayed in the Park Head Hotel using it as a base for viewing local area around Durham. Hotel although a little dated was very clean and the staff were all very friendly and most helpful and cheery. The food was of a limited choice ( which isn't always a bad thing) but was very good . Altogether an ideal Hotel... More 

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1 Thank Neil C
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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Called here with a group of girlfriends for the Sunday Carvery. Excellent selection of meats beef, pork, turkey and gammon , all of which were melt in the mouth. Seasonal veg and Yorkshire puddings, which were a little flat. Staff pleasant overall Downside very long queue when waiting for food and surroundings are very dated circa 1980s.

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