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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked Walworth castle as it was reasonably priced and close to a conference venue. We arrived early but were allowed to check in. Staff very friendly and helpful. Nothing too much trouble. We stayed in the west wing, the room was modern, clean and comfortable and although a few features could be improved on it wouldn't stop us booking again....

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debbie S, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again when you are next in the area. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent especially evening meals, very reasonably priced and tasty. We came Sunday and stayed till Tuesday and had Sunday carvery which was really nice. Evening meal on Monday, which was best one and breakfast both days was faultless. Very friendly staff and efficient service. Room was a four poster superior room in top of castle over looking fields...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan, Thank you for deciding to stay with us to celebrate your wedding anniversary. I will pass on your comments to the staff and management team who I am sure will be delighted with your review. We hope to see you back at the castle soon. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Batley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room in the West Wing, it was dark and small with a small bathroom. The skirting boards and window sill were very dusty, the window had mould down one side also. We were unable to get into our room on four occasions as the key card would not open the door so had to go to reception...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne, I am sorry that you were disappointed during your stay with us. We have a variety of different room types at our hotel and our standard accommodation is in the west wing. Upgraded rooms are located within the main castle. I am unsure as to the options available to you as I don't know the date which you...

Bunbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle, the staff, everything here is amazing. We stayed here purely by luck. We hadn't planned any accomodation and ended up geographically displaced in a hardware store car park in Darlington. We googled places to stay and this came up. Why not spend a night in a castle. Ok The receptionist Suzanne provided us with a couple of options...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Abmacus, Thank you for choosing to stay at Walworth Castle Hotel during your recent visit to Darlington. I am delighted you enjoyed your experience and I will certainly pass your comments on to all the management and staff at the hotel. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked to stay at Walworth as part of a wedding party, staying just one night in mid february 2017. Our first impressions of the hotel were good, The castle was in a lovely location minutes from the motorway but far enough away that you couldn't hear any noise. The castle itself is stunning, lots of character with ornate wooden...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wrathmall, I am pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will certainly pass your comments onto everyone who was involved in making your stay so enjoyable. I hope you will visit us again when you are next in the Darlington area. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We treated my husband to the King James Suite to celebrate our wedding anniversary . It was worth every pound and we loved it. We had breakfast in our room too...which was excellent. In fact....we had all our meals here including lunch and dinner and breakfasts over two days and the food was excellent. Cleaning needed the odd attention....dirty cups...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neil and Joanne, Thank you for choosing to stay with us to celebrate your wedding anniversary. I am pleased that you enjoyed spending time in your room and also enjoyed the meals which we provided. I will take your review back to our management meeting in order to improve the service we provide. We hope to see you again...

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off on route to Yorkshire. Hotel is set within a stunning old building, lots of character. Rooms were nice although a little small. Particularly the bathroom and bath was very small. Water pressure wasnt fanrastic eithet. Room was all we needed it for arriving late and leaving early next morning. Nice bar area with a lovely fie centrepiece....

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ghostzapper, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your way to Yorkshire. I am pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast and we will certainly look at offering more gluten free options as standard. However if you would have let us know that you required gluten free options before your stay we could have ensured that specific items...

Kinver, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked one night at Walworth castle via Booking.com. The booking was mixed up and without hesitation Sue the receptionist upgraded us at no extra cost to a four poster room which I have to say was magnificent. The hotel has a grandeur and quality of service that many 5 star hotels would struggle to compete with. Dinner was excellent...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, I am pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will pass your comments onto all the team who helped to make your stay so special. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director.

Bishop Auckland, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed in Walworth Castle holiday cottage for a week in February. The cottage was beautiful with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. The attentive details left by house keeping was lovely. The hot tub added a little extra luxury. We went for a meal and Sunday lunch in the castle and the food was...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mia, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review about our holiday cottage. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I hope that you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed at this hotel in January, the word magical doesn't seem enough to describe the experience that was had. I stayed here with my new partner and the welcome we received from reception was the warmest welcome I have received at any hotel I have ever stayed in. Susan made us both feel very welcome and informed us we...

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Rachel S, Owner at BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hollie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and that our staff helped to make it so memorable. We will look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Mrs Swain Director

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Darlington's only castle hotel, nestled in 18 acres of lawns and woodland yet only 5 minutes drive from J58 the A1(M). It is the ideal location for your overnight stay and is perfect for both business accommodation, meetings and conferences, as well as wedding receptions and romantic getaways. We have 32 individually designed bedrooms and complimentary Wifi access throughout. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel

Address: Walworth, Darlington DL2 2LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Darlington > Walworth
Price Range: RM257 - RM673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Walworth Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Kind james suite its huge!!!!!”
  • The king James suite bedroom. It's round
  • The king James suite
  • The king James living room area
 of 5 bubbles neiljoanne, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 33 (south facing) Main building top floor. Warm, good views, weak shower. For the ghost hunters, no obvious paranormal activity noted.”
 of 5 bubbles Foxy206, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask about the ghosts. The staff know exactly which rooms are dodgy!”
 of 5 bubbles paulhY6998WX, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room in the actual castle is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Phil570, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 32 very pleasant”
 of 5 bubbles NorthernBoys, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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