My husband and myself wanted to get away to the countryside, so West Yorkshire sounded ideal. The hotel is in a beautiful setting and the building itself is old with traditional features. We had booked a bed and breakfast deal and both mornings the food was fresh and tasty. The first night we decided to eat at the hotel and the selection on the menu was good and the dishes were well presented and delicious. We particularly liked "The baked brie starter for two" . Lovely.
We also had a few drinks in the Hotel pub which was very pleasant and the staff were attentive and friendly. We were in Room No 2 which is just above the Main entrance so it was a bit stuffy but the room was clean and the beds were comfortable and there was plenty of hot water.
On the Saturday night we had been warned that there was a Wedding on so it could get a bit rowdy and busy. Which it did.
We ate out in the local village at a place called "The Pink Elephant" which serves Persian/Indian fusion food which we can highly recommend. When we returned to the Hotel later on, the Party was in full swing and quite noisy so we retired early.
The Party did go on until about two the next morning but we managed to get some sleep anyway.
But if you wanted a more peaceful weekend away then I would recommend to check ahead before you book to make sure there are no events being held as it changes the atmosphere.
Besides that we would definitely stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Despite its’ quiet location, it is only 20minutes from Junction 24 off the M62 and offer’s complimentary WI-FI , restaurant, beauty salon, and free parking. Situated within 1.5 acres of beautifully mature gardens and woodland, this historic 19th Century family-run hotel is perfect for those seeking a peaceful, yet welcoming retreat. This magnificent Hotel was originally built in 1870 and converted into a hotel in 1975, ensuring that it still retained the traditional grandeur and charm of its’ Victorian origins. Stylishly blending the old with the new, it succeeds in crafting a distinctive ambiance of luxurious splendour and homely comfort. This, coupled with its’ picturesque location, beautiful grounds and impeccable commitment to service provision, has helped the Hotel garner an impressive reputation for exceeding all expectations.Each of the 30 en-suite bedrooms are individually designed and furnished whilst still retaining the traditional character and allure of the building’s historic origins.Comfort and relaxation are very much the order of the day and this is reflected in the wide range of modern conveniences and luxuries that each room has to offer. Including; complimentary Wi-Fi access, remote-controlled TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and fluffy bath towels. There are a range of cosy room options available, from double and twin to Family size and singles, a luxurious Bridal suite, and several rooms on the ground floor for disabled access.No visit to Durker Roods Hotel would be complete without first whetting one’s appetite at Oscars, the on-site restaurant. Renowned for its outstanding cuisine and its’ unpretentious approach to quality dining, it has gained an enviable reputation for using fresh seasonal produce and locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. With extensive menus providing good honest food, there is something for everyone whether it be home cooked bar meals and snacks, traditional Sunday lunches or elegant evening dining. There is also an extensive wine list & Champagne Specials which together perfectly compliment the depth of flavours that the menus have to offer.Durker Roods Hotel are pleased to offer a sensational range of personal salon treatments within our professional beauty salon providing services tailored to meet your individual needs. Whether you require nail treatments or wedding makeup our professional beautician will be more than happy to oblige.The Hotel is located in the foothills of the Peak District National park, yet is only a 15 minute drive from the market town of Huddersfield. It is easily accessible from junction 24 of the M62, Huddersfield train station offers fantastic transport links to most major destinations across the UK and for those flying in; Leeds Bradford Airport is only a 50 minute drive away whilst Manchester International Airport is not an hour’s distance from the Hotel.Just a short distance away, there are a wealth of local attractions and tourist sites to visit. ... more less
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