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The Ball Alley
Ranked #2 of 5 Stanley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic!! Highly recommended!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

I spent two nights at Ball Alley on my own for a business trip, the room was spotless, spacious and very well equipped (with a TV, tea making facilities, and such a comfy bed!). I stayed in a room with no ensuite bathroom, but this wasn't a problem at all. The shared bathroom was just across the hall and was beautifully decorated. Breakfast too was delicious, I would definitely recommend a stay at Ball Alley, and I will book again if I'm in the area.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night and I have to say that it was exceptional. The room was plenty big enough and was immaculate.
The en suite was big with a super shower and very fluffy towels.
Great location and very easy to find.
Breakfast is a must, cereals, juice, toast and full English available and cooked to order.
Will definitely be returning to this great b&b.

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

We recently stayed at the Ball Alley for 1 night as we were attending a wedding reception at Beamish Hall nearby. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and the rooms were very clean and nicely decorated. We booked an en-suite room which we thought was excellent value for money. The room had a tv and tea and coffee making facilities which we did not expect. There was plenty of choice at breakfast, a variety of cereal and optional full English which was delicious. We would definitely stay again if we were in the area and would recommend to anyone who needs a B&B in Stanley.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Newcastle upon Tne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Stayed here in November I was so impressed by the quality of the rooms for the price I paid , everything is brand new. The beds are so comfy it was hard to get up in the mornings . The rooms and an suite were spot on and the towels and fittings luxurious I couldn't believe my luck in finding this little gem . Breakfast was served to my requirements and was really great it set me up for the day . I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to anyone the local people were so friendly and welcoming and the staff the same. Give it s go you won't be disappointed .

  • Stayed November 2012
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Property: The Ball Alley
Address: Shield Row, Stanley DH9 0LH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Stanley
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Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Stanley
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Number of rooms: 7
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