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Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was booked in for a business trip and was very impressed with the hotel. Parking beneath and a stones throw to all the pubs and shops. Breakfast was freshly cooked or the tray of continental fare was also tempting. I could not fault the staff. I had a room on the 4th floor which is a bit of a...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Popped in for a coffee and a bite to eat with a friend whilst on a shopping trip the other week and it was great! I wouldn't normally have thought of trying the Mercury here for coffees but so pleased we did! Got chatting to the lovely lady who served us and apparently they do regular cocktail events and themed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous night, the service was exceptional the staff kind and attentive. The food was great the Risotto was freaking amazing! Our room was lovely and breakfast was yummy! Overall a great experience! We arrived, checking in smoothly. The room was spaces and delightfully decorated with all the amenities you need. The drinks reception was held in the ball room and...

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind regards, S.Moss

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made to feel most welcome from the moment we stepped through the door. Check in was quick and easy and the receptionist was most courteous and polite, and very knowledgable and helpful. Indeed, every single member of staff we encountered were a credit to the hotel. Our room was clean, comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was good and...

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and I will pass your comments on to our Team. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards, S.Moss

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Faulty towers dinning night and it was excellent the food was amazing, the staff were really friendly and the show was so funny we had such a good night. It was good to have a disco afterwards which we really enjoyed. I hope there is more nights planned like this one.

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your 'Fawlty Towers Experience'. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon, for the next Comedy Evening! Kind regards, S.Moss

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on 11th May with work. Car parking is very limited I arrived at 4.30pm on a Thursday and managed to grab the last spot. Check in was ok, receptionist was to the point and said no food in restaurant until 8pm. No reason given or no alternative given. I had to ask is there food in the bar....

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we can assure you that the matter is being looked into and will be dealt with accordingly - I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us. Kind regards, S.Moss

South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night and every member of staff we encountered were extremely pleasant. The hotel was spotless. The bar area was very relaxing and the breakfast room was very elegant. Breakfast selection and quality, first class. Room was spotlesssly clean but a little cramped. One niggle, the electrical outlet socket was so close to the desk top that phone...

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It is much appreciated and I can assure you that my team will be delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind regards, S.Moss

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed hear for one night on a business trip 19/04/17. I had a broken toe so was extremely grateful to have obtain a free parking spot in the basement of the hotel. The room was clean and comfortable and the location was good for access to local amenities, bars and restaurants. I would stay here again.

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am glad you had a good stay with us. See you on your next trip hopefully! Kind regards, S.Moss

Cheslyn Hay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scores 1 for being within 1.5 miles for my work next morning. Scores the second for being within 5 minutes walk to the best Chinese Buffet restaurant I've ever been to. A previous review commented on the provision of ear plugs and they are needed. There is no sound proofing internally or for street noise, despite double glazing. Went down...

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

I am really sorry to hear that your stay was not up to expectations. I would like to discuss this with you in person. Please could you contact me on: H8911-GM@ACCOR.COM - many thanks, S.Moss.

London
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel and staff. Good bed. Lovely towels. We eat in the restaurant and all four meals were excellent. I gave average as the layout of the hotel makes it impossible to feel very good ... and the car park space isn't great. If there was three and a half stars I would give that.

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Stewart M, General Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. I am glad my team made your stay enjoyable and that you enjoyed your meals in the Restaurant. S.Moss

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is superbly located in the heart of the historic market town, with ideal access to the A1 train st. and airport. Originally built in the 1600s as a Coaching Inn, rebuilt in 1893, and after a 6 million pounds sterling complete refurbishment in 2012, the hotel proudly harmonises its original features with a contemporary designer led style that reflects the hotel's personality. Boasting 83 stylish bedrooms, superior conference and banqueting suites, along with elegantly fashionable rest and bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

Address: 9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW, England (Formerly King's Head Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Darlington
Price Range: $68 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Kings Head Darlington
Head Hotel King
Hotel Kings Head
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
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“Ask to be away from 'the clock bells'. Rather warm.”
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