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Matfen Hall

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Certificate of Excellence
Matfen Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa winner of Large Hotel of the Year 2015 at the Visit England Awards is located just 15 miles west of Newcastle in the charming village of Matfen and is the ancestral home of Sir Hugh and Lady Blackett. This stately home is set in 300 acres of parkland and has been a hotel since 1999. Enjoy true Northumbrian hospitality at Matfen Hall Hotel. The Hotel offers 53 bedrooms, individually decorated in traditional and contemporary styles. Our golf estate includes a 27-hole course, par 3 course and driving range.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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My wife and I decided to have a night away and opted for Matfen. We had stayed there approximately 12 years ago. A warm welcome from reception was the start to our pleasant overnight break. We had a deluxe room - unfortunately there was no view from the room. We looked out onto
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From walking into the front door,of this lovely country house hotel, your every need is catered for. After we checked in we headed to the pool and sauna suite. If you are feeling brave you can refresh yourself with the on tap ice, a bucket shower or a conventional shower. I
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Husband booked us a spa break to Matfen to celebrate my birthday and I couldn't have had a better day. We had thirty minute treatments booked for 3pm and arrived at the hotel around lunchtime. Our room wasn't ready for us (we didn't expect it to be as check in wasn't until 2)
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Yesterday my mam and I went for afternoon tea which was a Xmas present for myself. From walking in to leaving we couldn't fault anything Milton the extremely friendly waiter couldn't be more helpful he is a credit to the place. We will definitely return been lots of times
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We stayed one night with friends at Matfen Hall. The bedrooms were delightful with wonderful views of the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. We ate in the library restaurant and had a superb meal. The staff were friendly and very helpful. I would definitely recommend!
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The Room at the Matfen Hall
Mould in shower
Improvised anti window slamming system!!
Broken window stay
Nice pub just behind the church
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What times are permitted for babies to use the pool facilities?
Thank you for your question. The Children's opening times for the pool area are: Monday - Thursday; 10am - 12noon and 4pm - 6pm. Friday - Sunday; 10am - 12noon and 4pm - 7pm. We classify any guests under the age of 16 as Children for the purposes of the outlined times. Kind regards, Peter J Dawson
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Hi There, we found our rooms were all very quiet and peaceful. If you are disabled I think you would need to be in the newer part of the hotel as there is lift access.
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I stayed in Slayley a few years back and in Matfen just last week, but based on that I would prefer Matfen - so if the prices are comparable go for Matfen.
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"the rooms in the original front of the house are larger with excellent views over the golf course (although more expensive)"
"Check your room before unpacking!"
"The view from Room 6 is spectacular"
"Room 24 is beautiful and does have a balcony (not all rooms do)"
"Don’t believe they have a bad room"
US$121 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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