We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Astley Bank Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Astley Bank Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

282 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Astley Bank Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 280: English reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Went her for business - great food and great service. Would really recommend this place if you're staying nearby. Definitely beats the Travelodge down the road. Dinner was good and breakfast was better. The rooms and baths and TVs and the beds were comfy. Nice bar area too.

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Absolutely fantastic hotel with friendly staff and superb food at good prices, the booze menu is fairly extensive too! From the main road in Darwen you go up a windy hill and once at Astley Bank you really could be anywhere it is so lovely and peaceful.

1Thank Ernesto_Grande
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Inside has been refurbished so very modern and warm. Food in restaurant was great. I could see it being a good wedding venue. Would have got a 5 if the private road leading to hotel was lit. My colleague and I were on foot and being 2 females felt a bit uncomfortable walking up th he very steep hill to...

1Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

The Astley Bank was the venue for a colleague s wedding. I booked a double room for an overnight stay. The room was comfortable, clean and quite spacious. We had a comfortable stay and found the staff very pleasant and professional. We would stay again and sample the lunch or afternoon menu as this has been recommended.

1Thank Bernadette W
Darwen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I got married here at the beginning of November, and it was absolutely amazing, I stayed at the hotel the night before and also the night of the wedding, and the staff were so helpful and were very accommodating. Nothing was to much trouble for them. The day went like clockwork and was so organised, and I would definitely recommend...

1Thank Leona P
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

While it looks nice on the outside it clear once your inside it could do with a good overhaul, some of the staff were friendly but most were just going through the motions. If your elderly your stuck if you don't drive or someone in your party does as the location of the hotel it's on the top of a...

4Thank ProfTravels
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

While photographing a wedding at Astley Bank Hotel the staff were friendly and ever so helpful and supportive nothing seemed to be too much trouble. The grounds are beautiful with quite a few romantic areas for photo opportunities. I'll look forward to photographing at this venue again.

1Thank Kirsten P
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night. The room was standard and very comfortable. The bed was great and the bathroom large and freshly done. The grounds day are very well kept and the ambiance of the hotel friendly. The evening meal was a really pleasant surprise. Excellent food presented in a modern manner with lots of taste. Breakfast was also perfect....

2Thank MazGaz2014
Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had our Golden Wedding family celebration there on Sunday 29th August 2015.There were 30 of us and everyone had their meal served hot and together, the quality and choice of food was amazing and the staff were so professional, they looked after us all afternoon.I could recomment this restaurant to anyone, the age group of our party was from...

2Thank Anne H
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Stayed here twice now, staff are very helpful and friendly, location is in a nice quiet set of gardens off the main road. Rooms are clean and well maintained. This is a popular place for weddings, make sure you stay away from the function room if you are there at the weekend.

Thank batkung

89 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (88)
Dining (13)
Hotel & Grounds (20)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
Bathroom (9)
Room/Suite (5)
View from Room (4)
Other (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (1)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Darwen
0.6 km away
Whitehall Hotel
Whitehall Hotel
#3 of 4 in Darwen
259 reviews
10.1 km away
Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa
10.3 km away
Stanley House Hotel & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
13.7 km away
Northcote Hotel
Northcote Hotel
#1 of 3 in Langho
932 reviews
10.6 km away
Millstone at Mellor
Millstone at Mellor
#2 of 4 in Blackburn
403 reviews
29.5 km away
Stirk House Hotel
Stirk House Hotel
#1 of 1 in Gisburn
719 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Astley Bank Hotel

Address: Astley Bank, Darwen BB3 2QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Darwen
Price Range: $141 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Astley Bank Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Agoda and LateRooms so you can book your Astley Bank Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Astley Bank Hotel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
11 months ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Astley Bank Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't take a room on the 2nd floor!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TallisMum, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A room in the old part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 59Annief, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The executive rooms are more expensive but offer that little bit of luxury”
 of 5 bubbles ljlea2016, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a larger room”
 of 5 bubbles panda1957, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check if they have a wedding and if so book elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles janemM49RI, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay