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Darlington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have visited this hotel over the years and always found it to be acceptable.On Friday last we had the opportunity to revisit due to our Grandsons wedding event.There has been a number of changes for the better but the overall character of the old place is still the same. A lovely venue and the country setting overlooking the lower... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My brother and his new wife had their wedding reception at the castle last week and the day could not have been more perfect. The castle is such a beautiful Venue and the staff couldn't have been any more helpful, from the amazingly friendly, welcoming and helpful reception staff, the bar staff and Surinder and Steve who helped to make... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a virtually identical experience to Stephen L. Room 2 on the ground floor of the annexe was clean but had barely enough space to open the door before touching the bed. The room was small, cramped, musty, poorly laid out and with an equally disappointing ensuite, where the shower rail was hanging precariously. A multiplug socket was fixed... More 

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Stanley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On arrival at Walworth Castle, myself & husband were toatlly taken back with the awesome sight we got when we drove up the drive. The hotel, the grounds, the childrens play area were totally immaculate. The room that i booked was a ''Superior Four poster with Spa bath''. on opening the door we did not expect what we were presented... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son had his wedding here a week ago was beautiful could not have had a better venue staff went out of there way helpful stunning grounds food era beautiful on day and night room lovely and clean breakfast lovely we had a lovely day

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Newcastle
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After reading various reviews good and bad I went to this castle for my nephews wedding this wedding. Yes we got one of the smallest rooms, room 6...which I had read about, yes it had resident spider.....not anymore! But it was clean, lovely carpet. Tv, coat hanger stand which as most guests would only be staying one or two nights... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at Walworth Castle for one night costing just under £100 and I'm finding it very difficult to understand how there is justification for the price?!? A premier inn at less than half the cost is a much better option. Room was ok, quite small and very basic which is ok but for the price if have expected it... More 

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Thank SGL1977
Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen L, I am sorry that you were disappointed during your stay at our hotel. I have spoken to our manager about your complaints, and you seemed to be unhappy to pay the price what we charge for the room and tried to haggle or to receive an upgraded room. We believe our pricing is fair for the product... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My initial impression of the venue was "wow" as it is in a real castle. Unfortunately on the day of the wedding the reception and bar staff gave the impression that they didn't really want to be there! One young barman in the reception bar really couldn't be bothered. When asked to fill up a pint, which he had served... More 

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Thank redwine16
Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear redwine16, Thank you for your review. I am sorry that some of the bar staff appeared that they couldn't be bothered. We do have a few new members of staff at the moment and they may required further training. I will take your comments to our management meeting in order to improve the service we offer. I am pleased... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights while attending a wedding. The staff were helpful, room was clean and comfortable, food was very good , breakfast very good, and all in all a good hotel but with the usual Best Western staff shortages, which meant staff were overworked by way of not being enough of them. I think it is also overpriced... More 

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Thank oldmanoftheroad
Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear oldmanoftheroad, Thanks for your review. When staying in a hotel there are certain thing we feel are important, and they have been highlighted in your review. Helpful staff, room clean and comfortable, food very good, breakfast very good, and all in all a good hotel. Lets pause there for a moment, that would say to me I would be... More 

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

Medieval feel with modern amenities. Quaint rooms, extremely impressive beds which were very comfortable. Breakfast was well presented and beautifully presented. Full range of evening restaurant menu and a choice of bar snacks. Stunning grounds and bird of prey centre on site.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darlington's only castle hotel, nestled in 18 acres of lawns and woodland yet only 5 minutes drive from J58 the A1(M). It is the ideal location for your overnight stay and is perfect for both business accommodation, meetings and conferences, as well as wedding receptions and romantic getaways. We have 32 individually designed bedrooms and complimentary Wifi access throughout. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel

Address: Walworth, Darlington DL2 2LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Darlington > Walworth
Price Range: $73 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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