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Visited with my mother for afternoon tea...what a delight... beautiful surroundings, great staff... read more

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Stayed last Sunday night with dinner and breakfast. Absolutely superb could not fault the place or... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
Darlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my mother for afternoon tea...what a delight... beautiful surroundings, great staff. Pure luxury..will be back

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lynnep668
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Stayed last Sunday night with dinner and breakfast. Absolutely superb could not fault the place or the team. They could let do enough for you. This is the second time I have stayed here with Ethel my dog. Best place I have stayed for a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ethels1
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Recently enjoyed a superb afternoon tea with 2 friends and it was excellent, what made it great was simply the staff-they couldn’t do enough to help, refills of tea were plentiful, surroundings were relaxing. This hotel is worth a visit just for the friendly helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank j90ney
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Absolutely love this place perfect for a weekend away. Excellent staff and amazing food. Can't wait to go back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dawnian2018
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Lovely area. Luxurious looking hotel. Morning Room for the afternoon tea treat. Spacious and comfortable room. The food was beautifully presented. Fresh, warm scones with clotted cream and jam. Dainty finger sandwiches with a variety of fillings. The fancy cakes were delicious and the coffee...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ElsieC247
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

My Mum, sister and I had a spa day here and found it to be a lovely little spa. We paid just £45 pp for full use of facilities, afternoon tea and a 25min treatment which we upgraded to double treatment for an extra £25...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1988natasha
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We stayed for 2 nights in mid January with dinner on the first night. We were in room 6 “Lindisfarne.” The room was ok although the carpet was in need of a good clean. The breakfasts were very good as indeed was the dinner. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 742mars
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Chose this Spa hotel as a birthday present for my daughter as we've holidayed up here for years and she now lives nearby. Arrived in the snow so it was a picturesque scene. The house and grounds are stunning. We were early but our grand...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JudeyMoss
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time, as did our dog Jeff. The hotel is lovely, nice rooms and grounds. The main reason for the review is to say how great and friendly the staff are. The best we’ve experienced, really friendly, helpful and seemed to work...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IanM959
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

The nicest spa I've ever been to. Absolutely amazing for a Wowcher offer!! Lovely clean calming facilities inside the most beautiful ornate building. Our offer came with a two course meal which we could not fault (An added bonus was we got the festive fayre...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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March 24, 2019|
Response from ethels1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so
July 5, 2018|
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Response from shanec947 | Reviewed this property |
As far as i am aware it is not dog friendly.
Siobhan H
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Response from madmacum | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Siobhann it's a bit late for a reply but the website is pretty good for prices .