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The County

Certificate of Excellence
The Green, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6LX, England
The County
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were travelling by car from the English East coast to North Berwick on the Scottish East coast and we found The County a perfect place to break our journey both ways. It is just off the A1(M) and adds very little to the overall mileage. Our room in an adjoining building to the restaurant was compact... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic weekend stay in The County to celebrate a wedding and the food was amazing, great service, very professional. Collette was very accommodating as we had a new born with us and a 4yr old. Loved the breakfast, eggs benedict was lush! Overall it was a fab weekend, a great place to stay and a lovely venue... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We visited for lunch and although impressed by the pub and the staff we left feeling disappointed about the food. The menu was extensive, and the food tasted pretty good but the portion sizes and vegetables in particular were very poor. We eat out a lot and we've never been anywhere with such small side orders and at around £20... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We found this restaurant in the Good Pub Guide and decided to stay here as well as sampling the beer. The room were lovely, just like a bedroom rather than a generic and bland hotel room. Spotlessly clean room and bathroom. We were very comfortable in the room, the only slight issue was the shower cubicle, my fella is rather... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Nice layout of restaurant. Quick efficient service. Having a bottle of wine served to u over the bar when your table is ready is not acceptable how ever. Enjoyed the meal but a little over priced. Wine also nice but cheapest decent bottle 20 pounds. Would go back tho.

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193 reviews 193 reviews
45 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I came for a mid-week lunch with a friend. We both ordered a sirloin steak ciabatta with thick and tasty chips from the lunch-time 'lite bites' menu (although the main restaurant menu is also available). The lunch time menu (which surprisingly isn't featured on their website) ranges between £6.95 and £8.50 and includes options such as eggs benedict. We appreciated... More 

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90 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A new low in an industry called "hospitality" ... Tried to book a room for one night last week by using the phone number vividly displayed on the County website. Phone was answered by a woman who told me nobody was in the office and to book online or phone back after 2pm - there was no offer to take... More 

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Excellent sunday dinner. Fresh bread and water while your choice of the 4 meat courses and dinner is prepared. 2 dinners for £15 ( before 6:00pm). Roasties, meat, veg and a good draught dry cider. My beef melted in my mouth, crisp Yorkshire pudding and lovely gravy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Absolutely no complaints, staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. The restaurant serves a good variety and the food is always high quality. Rooms are decent size and we'll maintained, overall a great stay.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stayed here last week while travelling - great location just off M1. The rooms had recently been refurbished and were lovely. The Staff very friendly. We booked dinner that night, menu was lovely and food did not disappoint. Breakfast next day which was included in price was beautiful. would definitely stay here again if in the area.

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