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Worksop, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful place! The hotel is situated in a quiet little village just north of Durham! The rooms are lovely! They're quiet, warm and comfortable! Everything you could need is offered with shower gel and shampoo in the shower hairdryer, iron, kettle, tv etc! The breakfast is wonderful! A couple choices of cooked food including a full English, cereal... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

VERY nice rooms lovely food and very good staff big carpark clean rooms every day cannot say enough about this hotel stayed for ten weeks and enjoyed every minute nice locals to get to know food very cheap and not small portions beer a bit pricey but you can't have it all

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Thank Andy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 2 nights at the Kings Head and what a gem of a place to stay! Arrived Saturday afternoon when the bar was fairly busy but the staff immediately checked everyone in. In my opinion the staff at the Kings Head are the most friendly and attentive that you will find anywhere,nothing is too much trouble for them. We had... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had 2 nights in Kings Head in Lanchester, the staff were brilliant, food and drinks were good with very reasonable prices, rooms were spotless, rooms facing car park are quieter, as the ones on the front face the main Durham road, we will definatley be returning next year

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Thank Robert D
Durham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Kings Head last night as we have done on many occasions and it was to the usual very high standard. We all chose different starters and main courses and they were all equally good, extremely well presented and really tasty. There is also a very good value offer for a 3 course meal... only not sure who... More 

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Thank Jane R
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18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

Stayed at this hotel 14th to 16 th October. When we arrived at about 21-00 hours the hotel was in full swing with an Elvis tribute and to be honest all the bars were full. We were greeted by a really cheerful friendly gentleman who signed us in. There are about 6 rooms which are all spotlessly clean and have... More 

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Thank NottinghamHappy
leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

We are over the moon that you enjoyed another stay with us! Elvis was indeed a great night but pleased to see we still could give you the usual standard of service! We can not thank you enough for this review, we all hope to see you return to visit us very soon! More 

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Went down on a reccomendation of a friend. Was let down by the food. I had a steak and cheese baguette. The prices were great and the service was fine but the steak was dry as a bone. Almost tasted like reheated. The bun was rock hard and the chips were undercooked. I noticed they only had four star hygiene... More 

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Thank GrahamBrown91
leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Graham, we are all shocked by your recent review, our New York Beef Baguette is a very popular choice! Did the staff on duty table check your meal? Thus giving you the opportunity to let them know your comments! As for our Food Hygiene Rating of 4 out of 5 stars, we do not think it is a disgrace at... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Had a fab night here in fri night with the family 2 adults & 2 kids for a meal to see elvis ! The service was impeccable even though it was the busiest I have ever seen .. The food arrived and was all amazing, lovely home made and didn't have to wait long. The staff worked there socks off... More 

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Thank Donnab20142014
leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Donna for your recent review! It was an extremely good night, enjoyed by all! Trevor, is over the moon with your comments, we will be promoting our next tribute night very soon! Breakfast with Santa is becoming very popular so make sure you get booked in! Our Santas grotto is set to be amazing! More 

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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Family of 15 had Sunday lunch for two of our grandchildrens birthdays and all of us really enjoyed for. Staff were great and although it was PACKED we all got our food together. Thank you to all for making it a lovely lunch. Mrs Payne

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Thank payne0191
leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs Payne for your recent review, we are so pleased that your party all enjoyed your experience with us! We hope that you can bring all the family again very soon! More 

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Absolutley wonderful meal! We came on what looked to be quite a busy Friday night without booking. I was worried about the wait time but we had our food within 15-20 minutes so I was impressed! We went straight in and ordered mains. The fillet beef stroganoff was amazing! The fibeef was cooked to perfection! My Dad ordered two starters... More 

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Thank Charlotte W
leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Charlotte, you should definitely dine with us again and treat your mam, am sure you would not be disappointed! We are happy with your review, its always nice to know that we are making our customers very happy! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Kings Head Hotel

Address: Station Road, Lanchester DH7 0EX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Lanchester
Price Range: $68 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Don't stay here!!!”
 of 5 bubbles wendyw885, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with twin beds quite small.”
 of 5 bubbles V2524QPpeterw, Feb 4, 2016 | Read review
“did not stay at the hotel only had a meal”
 of 5 bubbles katiehN8798WC, Oct 7, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room overlooking the green - but wait until the shower has been replaced!”
 of 5 bubbles suewG8966BC, Sep 3, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of hotel seem better choice”
 of 5 bubbles l_jowsey, Jun 12, 2015 | Read review
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