We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Middleton in Teesdale B&Bs / inns

The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   52 - 53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant to your Saves list
The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Dingo2002 Middlesbrough
  • Overview
  • Reviews (259)
  • Photos (65)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (65)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

259 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (65)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time here we were impressed immediately with our congenial French host Frank. We had lunch on Saturday from the bar meals menu and were so impressed with the quality of the food, we returned for Sunday lunch, passing on traditional English Sunday roast for something a little more Gallic.We weren't disappointed the chef is Madame Frank and she makes... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the hotel being almost empty we were given a room over the bar , at first I thought they were using a PA but no, the floor is that thin you can hear actual sentences which seem to be amplified Shabby is how I would describe the room , the roof had leaked in the bathroom leaving stains on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed mid week for 2 nights. The staff were very friendly and helpful. As I had driven from Scotland the tea and coffee facilities were much appreciated as were the hairdryer and iron. My friend and I had dinner on the 2nd evening and were really impressed with the small wine list, the excellent waiter was able and willing... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at The Forresters over the weekend 25-27July. Having read the reviews, we asked for a quiet room at the back. Friday and Saturday nights were quite noisy until the early hours as there is little sound insulation between floors and rooms. Sunday night though was quiet except for owls calling and early morning tractors making the most of the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
York, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in February. I loved the room, friendly staff, really cozy, great breakfast and great downstairs bar where you could hang out for a few night caps before bed. Unfortunately the noise was awful from our room, we couldn't hear the film we had put on to watch and it didn't stop until 1.30am, put us in a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Billingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival found the owners very friendly and helpful, the rooms very good we had a room at the rear with it being mid week there was no noise from the bar area, the meals where very good,everything was very good while we where there, it was during World Cup football and the hotel provided snacks to which you helped... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stayed at the Forresters Hotel and Restaurant in Middleton in Teesdale in early July 2014 for a long weekend . The hotel is in the centre of the village and is the meeting place for all the local drinkers - until 2 to 3 am all weekend music and loud voices carry perfectly ! up to the rooms upstairs, complaining... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I always believe in being honest, I have only given this a very good, as i feel little things let the hotel down, the rooms are great and have en suite up stairs, the only thing is the painting is poorly done , the restaurant is nice, frech style, food was good. we had a deal so really pleased, the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

great stay really good atmosphere in the bar area. was livelier than expected but no trouble with noise in our room overlooking rear, staff really cheerful and welcoming. grat spot for access to walks

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hexham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

fourth stay now and still as good as the first time,franck is a great host and his wife is a brilliant cook, we love the food here, we keep coming back for more especially the home made chocolates.plenty of room in the bedrooms and comfortable. nothing is too much trouble. the staff are friendly and professional. you can hear noise... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 52 - 53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Middleton in Teesdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Tingo and Venere so you can book your The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Forresters Hotel And Restaurant

65 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (25)
Bathroom (2)
Dining (7)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (41)
Dining (14)
Room/suite (5)
Business center/function rooms (2)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Bathroom (2)
View from room (1)
Other (9)


Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All our rooms are en suite with Freeview TV, Tea/Coffee making facilities and WiFi access. Our licensed bar is open until midnight every day and our restaurant serves outstanding French style dishes. Breakfast can be taken at any time - so you have no deadline in the morning and we also have a lovely terrace next to the river to relax on in the summer months. Dogs and children are welcome. ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer