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Bannatyne Hotel Darlington

Southend Avenue, Darlington DL3 7HZ, England
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Nice hotel, with a little bit of character. Our room was good, decent size and bathroom was adequate. Only thing the bathroom lacked was a decent fan - got a bit steamy, but that didn't bother us at all. Breakfast was brilliant - staff were incredibly friendly and would do anything to make your stay / meal more comfortable. I... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed last Wednesday 13th July, bedrooms need freshening up and the TV is ridiculously small for the size of the room i had to sit within 3ft to get a half decent view of the screen, my laptop has a bigger screen. I had a steak in the restaurant and it was bloody good, but the fat chips are the... More 

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Thank scousefletch
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear scousefletch Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent business stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay including the service from the staff, our quaint building and excellent food....especially our homemade chunky chips. I quite agree they are the best ever! Thank you again for your... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed on a Saturday night when visiting family locally. Used the sat av but couldn't find the way in to the car park although we could see it from the road. Check in ok but room difficult to find. Signage on doors needs to be clearer. Lots of stairs. Room was a little cramped with large chair in way for... More 

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the worst four star hotel I have ever stayed in. I usually stay in Premier Inn for work and I just wish I had done the same last night! The quality of the bed was terrible. Old mattress with absolutely no support. No excuse for such poor quality. I mentioned it to reception who were kind enough to... More 

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1 Thank 939juliab
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear 939juliab I am sorry that you felt your stay with us was so disappointing. I have replied in detail to the comment card you left but for the benefit of the Tripadvisor readers, I would like to confirm that we have not had any negative feedback previously regarding the mattress in your room and it is not of the... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant hotel, tired beer garden with potential for so much more, ate out at an Italian restaurant in Darlington so didn't eat in house, breakfasts were fine, staff was friendly, good value for money

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Thank Steve W
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Steve W Thank you for your review following your stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed the hotel, the service and that you felt your stay represented value for money. We do hope to see you again soon and hopefully earn a 5* review. Kind regards Lucy Readshaw General Manager More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable stay. Friendly and helpful check in service, with follow up phone call to see if we were happy with the room. The room was bright and airy, very clean and plenty of space. The bathroom was large with a decent size bath and shower. Complimentary bathrobes. Would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Karen P
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Karen P Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent stay with us, I am delighted you had a 'thoroughly enjoyable stay' with us, appreciating the service, your room and our amenities. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we do look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Lucy Readshaw General Manager More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This prestigious event for well over 100 guests was held at Bannatyne's Hotel in Darlington on 1st July, 7.00-1.00. From the very start of the planning the attitude of the Co-ordinator and attitude of the staff was first class, not remotely blase and stunningly efficient. They were willing to listen and advise, not steam-roller. This continued throughout the 9 month... More 

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Thank Kathy C
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Kathy C Thank you so much for your glowing feedback following the dinner dance, recently held at the hotel. We are thrilled that you all enjoyed such a fantastic night and that the organisation of the event, the quality of the food and the excellent service, all helped contribute to the success of the evening. Thank you for taking... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed fabulous meals & friendly service at Bannatynes, Darlington. It wasn't a difficult decision to have our wedding at the hotel. The day was perfect from start to finish, the venue looked amazing, hotel was spotless, staff were extremely helpful and friendly as usual and everyone commented on the fabulous food. We couldn't have asked anything more.... More 

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Thank Clough2016
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Clough2016 Thank you so much for your lovely feedback following your beautiful wedding with us. We are delighted that your day was 'perfect from start to finish'. We feel privileged to be part of such a special day and I am thrilled that every element of your day was just as you imagined. Thank you for taking the time... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old school because you get biscuits with your tea tray, great cause you get a bowl of fruit and 2 bottles of water. Had a steak for dinner which was good and the chips were some of the best I have had I think! Lovely room, big and nicely decorated. Price was 105 which seems very good, food nice also.... More 

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Thank Steve G
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Steve G Thank you for your 5* review following your stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay...especially our amazing thick cut chips! Your review really does sum up everything we want to offer guests - lovely room, nice decor, great food and value for money. Thank you again for your time and... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a little while back en route to Scotland, willing to treat ourselves but believe me it wasn't. Hotel was full (unable to change room), room at front exceedingly hot and also turned out to be over kitchen vents, no lift in old part of building and looked very dated. Cracked tiles in bathroom could be a problem. Tried to... More 

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Thank Bromley61a
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, responded to this review

Dear Bromley61a I was disappointed to read your feedback following your stay with us and I am sorry that you were dissatisfied with so many aspects of your stay. We do enjoy high levels of occupancy and, our in house restaurant, Maxine's does prove very popular. I am sorry that we were not able to offer you at table at... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a unique blend of luxury accommodation, great service and fine dining with Bannatyne Hotel Darlington. Perfect for business and leisure. Each of our well appointed rooms have FREE wireless internet access and Maxine's Bar & Restaurant makes the perfect venue for meeting friends for coffee, drinks and fine food. Also whether hosting a business meeting or an exhibition, or even getting married, Bannatyne Hotel Darlington is the ideal venue to make your event a success. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bannatyne Hotel Darlington

Address: Southend Avenue, Darlington DL3 7HZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Darlington
Price Range: $104 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bannatyne Hotel Darlington 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Darlington Bannatyne Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Darlington
#3 Business Hotel in Darlington
#4 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
#4 Romantic Hotel in Darlington
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