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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We were taken out for sunday lunch to the King's hotel and we were not disappointed! I was given the impression by the person taking us out that it was a very good deal for 3 courses including a drink. The venue was absolutely beautiful. I've often enjoyed coffee and a cake in the bar area downstairs but was unaware...

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello gigglenelly, My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and we’re glad to have been a part of your visit to the hotel for Sunday lunch. We look forward to welcoming you back at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This was a lovely hotel. It is handy to everything you need in the centre of Darlington. It is very clean and tidy, albeit a little old, but this has no affect on the hotel itself. The staff are very helpful and kind. I would be happy to stay here again.

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello sanwatt, I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time at the Mercure Hotel where I stayed the night with a friend. The decor of this hotel is of a very high standard. The room was amazing. I would certainly recommend to anyone visiting Darlington that they stay at this hotel. The restaurant is second to none and the staff are very professional and courteous.

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Lynda S, Many thanks for the positive comments, I’m happy we were able to make your stay with us so enjoyable. I hope we can welcome you back to the Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel again very soon. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

George Town, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I arrived far too early at the hotel, which took about 10-15 minutes from the train station, and Vanessa was very good, letting me leave my backpack and also giving directions to the non-existent information place. When I checked in later, there were no problems and I found the room small but comfortable. I stayed 2 nights and found no...

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello David W, I’m so glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel. I am so pleased you found Vanessa to be very good and i am sure this will be pleased. I hope we can welcome you back to the property in the near future. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

yorkshire
Reviewed 2 June 2016

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Sunderland
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The hotel is in an excellent location in the centre of Darlington with free car parking in the basement. Our room was modern and clean with good facilities and on a high floor (which we had requested). The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kathryn B, I’m so glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel. I am delighted to see a guest returning after previous stays. I hope we can welcome you back to the property in the near future. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend, using it as a base for sporting events in Sunderland and Durham. The location is ideal with car parking spaces, a train station in walkable distance as well and a good selection of bars and restaurants in the vicinity. The staff were fun and friendly and delivered on everything we asked for. My two small...

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Simon G, Thank you for this great feedback about your recent stay at the Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel. I am delighted you found the team to be accommodating to your requests and that all was handled in good fun. As you have stated we are positioned perfectly for bars and restaurants and all main transport links for the surrounding...

Ronneby, Sweden
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice, clean place with well designed rooms (mostly). Looks very fresh and modern! Free Wi-Fi to a specified limit with possibility to buy more data if needed. Seems like the coverage were a bit spotty from room to room. A very confusing layout of the hotel makes you take two different lifts to reach different parts of level 3 and...

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello dgjohansson, I’m very grateful that you could take time to leave us your thoughts and write a review. I will look into the points raised so thank you for bringing these to my attention. I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us overall, and we hope to see you again in the very near future. Kind regards, Johnathon...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

A decent hotel right in the centre of Darlington. Nice polite and helpful staff who are attentive to your custom. The breakfast team are well organised and the quality of food and choice is excellent. The front of house and bar staff are equally as good. The hotel offers different size rooms so be careful on your selection and allocation....

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Stu8516, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your thoughts on here. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit, and I hope we can welcome you back to Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel very soon. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

middlesbrough, cleveland
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I came in with friends for a lunch and was overwhelmed at how attentive and helpful Ben was. He could not do enough for us to ensure our lunch was so enjoyable. it was busy at the time and he coped with this well and nothing phased him. He will go far I am sure in this profession as to...

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Johnathon C, Manager at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel, responded to this review

Hello lindab38, Many thanks for posting your comments. I will pass on the great comments to Ben he will be delighted with this i am sure. We appreciate all feedback very much and the team and I look forward to welcoming you back at Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel. Kind regards, Johnathon Cairns Operations Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is superbly located in the heart of the historic market town, with ideal access to the A1 train st. and airport. Originally built in the 1600s as a Coaching Inn, rebuilt in 1893, and after a 6 million pounds sterling complete refurbishment in 2012, the hotel proudly harmonises its original features with a contemporary designer led style that reflects the hotel's personality. Boasting 83 stylish bedrooms, superior conference and banqueting suites, along with elegantly fashionable rest and bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel

Address: 9-12 Priestgate, Darlington DL1 1NW, England (Formerly King's Head Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Darlington
Price Range: $85 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
Kings Head Darlington
Head Hotel King
Hotel Kings Head
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Darlington
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