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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

My expectations of the Motown Night weren't high after my last visit to the Durker Roods for a bar meal but credit where credit is due it was a great evening! The food was good, Richie Penrose was great, it was all very well organised and I will defiantly be going to another one. Well done Durker Roods keep up...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for the nice review, We are all working towards the same goal here at Durker Roods Hotel which is to ensure that we grow as a hotel and as a team and that our guests are very well looked after. keep checking our website for the last information about upcoming events. Kind Regards Durker Roods Hotel

wakefield
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Stayed here for 1 night and was very dissapointed, checked in late afternoon which all went ok, given room 10 which on first impression when we opened the door was how big the room was, but sadly nothing else positive to say about it (we were only in for about an hour and went out for evening so only had...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Our sincerest apologies to your recent stay with us, We have failed to deliver a service to you and we are all very disappointed. Room 10 is currently being looked at and a refurbishment plan has been put in place with work due to begin shortly. Our apologies for the breakfast service, the young lady you mentioned had...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Greeted by friendly staff the meal was lovely especially the sticky toffee pudding . Richie Penrose was once again brilliant good atmosphere a really Good night . Couldn't comment on the rooms as we didn't stay over.

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review, Richie Penrose is a fantastic singer and the Event nights here always sell out.The chef is delighted you enjoyed your meal and sends his thanks. Our next Event night is on the 21st May and its a Swing night (50s, 60s) with also another great singer Richard Daniels...

Wakefield
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had another fabulous night at Durker Roods. Motown night and a 3 course meal and as usual the food was excellent. Head of house Lance was very attentive making sure we had everything we needed, wish I could take him home. Would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The entertainment after the meal was provided by the lovely Richie...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed the evening. Both Lance & Richie are pure entertainers and they love what they do so your comments are deeply appreciated. We have a Swing Night (50s, 60s) with Richard Daniels on the 21st May which shouldn't be missed! Kind Regards Durker Roods Hotel & Restaurant

Arradon, France
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We have been welcomed by a young and pleasant staff ; in every way they were efficient and helpful, taking care of us and paying attention. The meals were excellent too . We often travel in England as a group and we enjoy staying in unusual places ... Durker Roods combines modern conveniences and a great table, which is important...

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Thank you for the kind comments, our team here really enjoyed you and your party staying with us, especially coming...

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Fabulous hotel, had my daughter's wedding here last November. Was welcomed by friendly staff and enjoyed a relaxing drink in the David Brown bar. Then onto excellent food from their Oscar restaurant... Stunning meal. Terrific value tooXxx 💝

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Jackson So glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, in particular the food and service that you received. We pride ourselves on delivering a high standard of service and our food constantly receives great feedback. Our staff go out of their way to ensure that all our guests enjoy every aspect of their stay from...

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Celebrated our wedding anniversary with an evening out at the hotel. Lovely 3 course meal and coffee. Motown and Soul cabaret by Ritchie Penrose who is an excellent singer. Great atmosphere and lots of dancing. The manager (sorry, did not get his name) was very friendly and helpful and set the evening off with his good sense of humour. All...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We agree with you, Its been our best event to date! Richie is a fantastic singer and Lance (The Manager) is a Star! The night was brilliant and we have a few more dates with Richie this year (30th September & 18th November) so worth a visit. We also have a Swing Night on the 21st May with...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed recently for a wedding I attended. I had a wonderful time. The food was amazing absolutely faultless really really tasty, the bar not too over priced. The staff couldn't do enough for the bride and groom. Our room was a reasonable size and the bed and pillows sooooo comfy and got a good nights sleep as didn't find the...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, we really appreciate all your kind words. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that your food here was amazing. Maybe come to try our vintage afternoon tea next time including a selection of sandwiches, cakes, creams, jam, scones and tea/coffee , which...

Huddersfield
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Had a lovely afternoon tea for 2 with my friend in a delightful setting. Friendly helpful staff, sunny bright room with nice decor, spotlessly clean. Choice of pot of coffee or tea, with good selection of sandwiches and cakes including scones and macaroons; served as it should be on old fashioned traditional china. Shame I was driving as prosecco my...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really appreciate you taking your time to leave us a review. We are delighted to hear you really enjoyed your afternoon tea with us! Thank you for commenting on our staff, they are often praised on their friendliness and hard work towards our guests and improving the hotel. We hope for you to return soon! Kind Regards,...

Huddersfield
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I took my mum to Durker Roods for Sunday Lunch, we hadn't heard much about this once very popular venue for a long time but because its local we gave it a try. It was a beautiful sunny day and the gardens were resplendent. A wedding party were making the most of the gardens and gave an air of the...

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Pauline H, Manager at Durker Roods Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments. We agree with you, we serve fantastic meals here and it is a shame that more don't visit. General awareness of the hotel is currently being looked at and with a new Sales & Marketing Manager (Sammy) joining the team recently we hope to be able to put ourselves out there much better. Thank...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Despite its’ quiet location, it is only 20minutes from Junction 24 off the M62 and offer’s complimentary WI-FI , restaurant, beauty salon, and free parking. Situated within 1.5 acres of beautifully mature gardens and woodland, this historic 19th Century family-run hotel is perfect for those seeking a peaceful, yet welcoming retreat. This magnificent Hotel was originally built in 1870 and converted into a hotel in 1975, ensuring that it still retained the traditional grandeur and charm of its’ Victorian origins. Stylishly blending the old with the new, it succeeds in crafting a distinctive ambiance of luxurious splendour and homely comfort. This, coupled with its’ picturesque location, beautiful grounds and impeccable commitment to service provision, has helped the Hotel garner an impressive reputation for exceeding all expectations.Each of the 30 en-suite bedrooms are individually designed and furnished whilst still retaining the traditional character and allure of the building’s historic origins.Comfort and relaxation are very much the order of the day and this is reflected in the wide range of modern conveniences and luxuries that each room has to offer. Including; complimentary Wi-Fi access, remote-controlled TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and fluffy bath towels. There are a range of cosy room options available, from double and twin to Family size and singles, a luxurious Bridal suite, and several rooms on the ground floor for disabled access.No visit to Durker Roods Hotel would be complete without first whetting one’s appetite at Oscars, the on-site restaurant. Renowned for its outstanding cuisine and its’ unpretentious approach to quality dining, it has gained an enviable reputation for using fresh seasonal produce and locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. With extensive menus providing good honest food, there is something for everyone whether it be home cooked bar meals and snacks, traditional Sunday lunches or elegant evening dining. There is also an extensive wine list & Champagne Specials which together perfectly compliment the depth of flavours that the menus have to offer.Durker Roods Hotel are pleased to offer a sensational range of personal salon treatments within our professional beauty salon providing services tailored to meet your individual needs. Whether you require nail treatments or wedding makeup our professional beautician will be more than happy to oblige.The Hotel is located in the foothills of the Peak District National park, yet is only a 15 minute drive from the market town of Huddersfield. It is easily accessible from junction 24 of the M62, Huddersfield train station offers fantastic transport links to most major destinations across the UK and for those flying in; Leeds Bradford Airport is only a 50 minute drive away whilst Manchester International Airport is not an hour’s distance from the Hotel.Just a short distance away, there are a wealth of local attractions and tourist sites to visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durker Roods Hotel

Address: Bishops Way, Meltham, Huddersfield HD9 4JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Huddersfield > Meltham
Price Range: RM355 - RM497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Durker Roods Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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