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Kings Head Hotel

Station Road, Lanchester DH7 0EX, England
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Bristol
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good free car park. About 10 minutes from main square. The hotel , rooms and bed were for me tired and dated. Antique furniture in seventies decor. The TV did not work and the staff go home at night. ( there is a phone number) this hotel is quite expensive compared to a travelodge, at least twice as expensive, and... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

We are concerned that your review may not be for our establishment! Although we do have a big free car park, we don't know where the main square is and can definitely say our decor is not of the 70s!! Our managers do a twice weekly hotel check and have never reported none working televisions! We feel we are priced... More 

Catterick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very friendly place to stay, helpful staff, great food, and other places to eat and drink a short stroll across the road. The room we had was quite small, but clean and cozy with a flat screen TV. The price we paid, which included a cooked breakfast, was very reasonable and would certainly like to stay there... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Peter, thanks for your time taken to write your review! We are very pleased that you would choose to stay with us again, we hope to see you very soon! More 

West Calder, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely place to stay, very friendly staff and a great selection for breakfast including fresh fruit, yoghurt & pastries which was all included in our room rate. Dinner was a little less to be desired - presentation was superb but unfortunately let down on flavour. (Beef burger & Steak Pie) The room was a great size, clean, warm... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, we are a little disappointed about your comments on our main meals as our Steak Pie has been our number 1 best seller for years!!! We are happy that you would choose us again and that our staff were friendly and attentive, we hope to see you soon for a return visit! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice stay, sizeable room, lovely food in the restaurant downstairs. The only issue was really small shower, difficult to use comfortably. We got a room with windows facing Main Street, but it was quiet enough to sleep. But you could hear music from the pub, but not for long.

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your most recent review, we are looking at updating our rooms in the near future, we do find guests like the rooms facing the green as its such a nice view! We do hope you choose us the next time if your staying in the area! More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We had visited before and been disappointed by the service and choice but since it's been renovated we thought we'd give it another go. Service was slow and the restaurant was uncomfortably hot. We had to ask for a veggie menu which was not appealing when it came. The butter that came with the soup was liquified and our veg... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

We are shocked by your recent review, the comments about the vegetarian menu, we have had nothing but praise for, the options include, Mushroom Stroganoff, Pea and Asparagus Ravioli, Quorn Bangers and Mash, Caramelised Cheese and Onion Tart, Mushroom, pepper Suet Pudding, Vegetable Thai Sweet Chilli and a risotto. Im unsure did you order veg with your soup? The ice... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I've been back to this hotel three times now since it's recent refurbishment. Anyone who had previously known the Kings Head would know, this was in the main a good place to eat, but the new decor was needed and the service on occasions could be really slow. This is not the case anymore. Along with the new look has... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Jane thanks for a fabulous review, we have worked hard with designers, staff and chefs to create this new Kings Head. We kept the favourites and we were right to do so, our steak pie and cod still remain our best selling dishes! We hope you've picked up a drinks loyalty card and a 20% discount card to use in... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We had visited the Kings Head Hotel for an evening meal and having realised rooms were available we decided to return as it is located near a cycle route we fancied riding. I am afraid we were disappointed. The room was OK but shower room small. It was over the back door to the car park where smokers congregated and... More 

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Province of Bergamo, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

me and my wife stayed at the King's Head during our honeymoon tour of England following our visit to Durham and on our way to see hadrian's wall. The room was cozy, clean and with a modern look. The pub below had a good selection of beers and the usual full english offered looked great though we opted for just... More 

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the recent review, we are pleased you were happy with the room and your stay and we hope you will choose us again and recommend us to family and friends, maybes trying a full english the next time? More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

the refurb was long over due but what difference in the past it was dark & dingy know light & airy food good choice of menu we had scampi and pork fillet well cooked and hot staff nice and friendly no one had probs with the service will be back did not stay just went for a meal

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leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks John for your recent review, we hope to see you soon! More 

Durham, England
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70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Visited on a busy Saturday night and safe to say, we will not be back. Have no problem with a busy restaurant as long as the place is up to coping with it and clearly the Kings Head was not. Although I have used the phrase 'inadequate' for the service, we actually felt sorry for the staff who were serving... More 

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