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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is older but it is great place to stay. The staff in every aspect is great. Cheap rooms. I would drive an hour for the food. Everything I had was fantastic. They have a 2 meals for 1 deal that is insane. Highly recommended.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Park Head on a weekend coach trip. Staff greeted us from the coach and welcomed us. I realised I had left my glasses at home and a staff member gave step by step instructions on how to get to the shops to buy some. Our room was too hot and the manager came to turn off... More 

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choice of meat excellent, however that was really the only positive. Yorkshire puddings=bought in, and tasteless. Stuffing=aunt Bessie's stuffing balls, dried out and like bullets Roast potatoes= fried and soft Veg=discoloured Gravy=consistency of water. Tried once but won't go again. Shame

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Thank BayneyKEO
County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was told I could get access to my room tonight after been driving around ages been staying there for months and they treat there loyal customers like rubbish. Never use them ever again and I would suggest anyone to stay away from them, hotel is dirty, undated, and just plainly rude staff.

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1 Thank kieron161
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on Sunday 6th November for carvery with family from down country not impressed plates were cold choice of veg poor , meat overcooked for a hotel of your standing really poor. You do not serve hot food on cold plates.!!!

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Thank lucia005190832
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I called at the Bishop Grill/ Park head Hotel for the Sunday Carvery, it was Terrible frozen Yorkshire puddings, Tinned mushy peas, dried out mashed potato, lumpy and discoloured turnip,I believe it was all frozen veg (Horrible) the gravy was thin and had no flavour, it was the blandest meal I have ever had and at £9.45... More 

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Thank John&JudithT
Canillas de Albaida, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here last 3 years on my annual trip to Bishop Auckland. The facilities are ideal for a relaxed, away from bustle vacation. The rooms spacious, clean and well fitted and the staff obliging if there is anything extra you may need. All staff throughout are pleasant and make every effort to make your stay a pleasure. Have not... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called on a Saturday night on the off chance we could get a meal without booking. We ate in the bar off their 2 for 1 menu. Food was tasty although portions in the small side. Washed down with a pint of real ale which was great albeit served a bit warm for my taste. Would eat here again if... More 

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Thank lovebug
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

After a tortuous journey from the Midlands, the welcome made up for the sore limbs. We went straight in to dinner and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of food, obviously this is the marker set down for the Hotel. 2 for 1 offers on the main meals especially given the quality meant we had an exceptional meal for half... More 

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Thank paulgoode56
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I booked this for a wedding in Durham ( within easy reach) From the very start the staff were very welcoming and the food especially with 2 for 1 on main meals was exceptional (actually would have happily paid full whack). The rooms are comfortable but could do with a lick of paint and the only negative would be getting... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightfully designed around a traditional courtyard setting, the Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant has all the facilities one would expect from a modern city centre hotel whilst enjoying a delightful rural setting with views over County Durham. With thirty-two spacious rooms, all en-suite and equipped with Freeview TV and a large restaurant and carvery the hotel has become a firm favourite with those seeking a venue for conferences, business meetings, weddings, birthday parties or just simply a leisure break. And now, with newly created Beer Garden and Children's Play areas it is set to become an even more favourable venue. The large car park is free, secure, well lit and covered by CCTV Free WIFI throughout the hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant

Address: 13 Park View Terrace, Bishop Auckland DL14 8QB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Bishop Auckland
Price Range: $62 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Park Head Country Hotel and Restaurant 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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“try not to get the room below the family room as noise levels will be higher.”
 of 5 bubbles paulgoode56, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard room”
 of 5 bubbles 834sandrat, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room if you have any mobility issue as there are outside steps to climb to 1st floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretpateman, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“maybe ask for a courtyard room, they seem to be more up to date- and keep away form the road side- Traffic is busy through the night.”
 of 5 bubbles 930ianm, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Only ate lunches.”
 of 5 bubbles R7769GHerics, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
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