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Judges Country House Hotel

1.1 km from Kirklevington centre
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Kirklevington Hall Thirsk Road, Kirklevington TS15 9LW, England
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attended my friends' wedding here recently. Wow! What a beautiful place. Perfect setting for a very special day. We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we stepped through the doors by all staff. Everything was so well organised. Would highly recommend this place. A++

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and please do tell your friends about us. As a point of interest this review is about the wedding referenced in the "Disappointing" review below dated February 4th. To date and despite our requesting more information, so that we could address and improve any issues raised, we have still not had any...

Seaham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I stayed here on tuesday 14th february, we have eaten all over the world and we would rate this hotels food in the top 3 places. the staff were not hovering over you all the time but their timing of intervention to satisfy your needs was excellent. would recommend this hotel to anyone

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Reading this was such a super start to the day, on behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. As ever, please do tell your friends about us and we look forward very much to welcoming you both back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard, GM 17/2/17

Fairford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant welcome in reception and shown to room, complimentary fruit and glass of sherry! Big room with 2 shash windows and comfy big bed, nicely furnished. Modern bathroom with a TV! Well equipped, but expensive mini bar. Evening meal - very attentive and friendly staff and 2 courses for £20 - very good value for money, nice food too. Place...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Please do tell your friends and colleagues about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in the near future. Kind regards, Tim Howard GM 16/2/17

North East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With Judges being our wedding venue 3 years ago now it holds a special place in my heart. I've attended Judges for meals, overnight stays and afternoon teas on regular occasions and I must say last weekend did not disappoint. As an additional birthday treat for Mums 60th I brought her here for a delicious afternoon tea, along with my...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in March and hopefully beyond! Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 7/2/17

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice external setting building looks great from outside, lacking inside. Tired decor, mediocre service , food so so average lacked the special feel that the outside of the building promised. Overall disappointing.

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

I was sorry to read this review especially given the review that is above it. I have asked the author if they would tell me when they visited, so that I could address any staff re-training, and also which areas they felt were in need of attention. Disappointingly, as yet, I have not had a response to either question. Despite...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wedding at this venue on the 1st February 2017. I was shocked that myself and many of the other guests were forced to move our own tables. This night was poorly managed from beginning to end. I strongly dissuade anyone from using this venue. I will say that it is not the fault of many of the...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

I am told that the Bride and Groom were very happy throughout the whole of the event and highly praised my team both on the day iteslf as well as on departure the next day. Paul, my Banqueting Manager, personally did move two tables slightly to accommodate the evening entertainment as the band took up more space than had been...

Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family wedding here and it was just incredible. All the staff were fabulous, they couldn't have done more to make sure the wedding went smoothly and without a hitch. The rooms were immaculate, well stocked with fruit, soft drinks and a full mini bar. Breakfast was perfect, wide selection to chose from and the waitress was really...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 7/2/17

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a two night stay in December 2016. I checked in late and the process was simple enough. This is an old world small hotel with a large number of stairs and as one can expect from this type of building somewhat of a quirky layout. I had a quick drink in the bar which was cozy and the...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review following your stay with us last December. My housekeeping and the evening turn-down teams do check that the temperature of our rooms has been set to our standard level and so I was sorry to read that your room was not sufficiently warm on arrival. I am glad though that my team did...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food in restaurant, attractively presented (presumably very good chef) Friendly staff and service Beautiful gardens with lovely walks, with woodlands, open areas, stream, small waterfalls, squirrels, colours.

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words which have been waiting my return to the hotel today. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges in the near future. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 30/1/17

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hotel with great staff who did everything to make a great evening. We were enjoying a 60th birthday and the food and service were exceptional. The rooms were very comfortable although a choice of pillows would be desirable. Breakfast was great. Would unquestionably recommend anyone looking to stay in the area. So close to the A19 but in beautiful...

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of us all thank you very much for your kind words and please do tell your friends about us. When you are next staying please do let us know if you would prefer something other than our usual combination of medium and soft pillows that we place on each side of the bed and we will be more...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An AA's Inspector's Choice Hotel since 2003, Judges Country House Hotel continues to be an AA 3 Red Star Country House Hotel as well as boasting 3 AA Rosettes, first awarded in 2003, and is also particularly recommended by the Michelin Guide 2014. Consistently rated by "The Good Hotel Guide" and praised by both "The Times", "The Sunday Times" and "The Telegraph" newspapers Judges is one of the finest hotels and restaurants not only in the Middlesbrough area but also in the United Kingdom as a whole. ... more   less 

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Address: Kirklevington Hall Thirsk Road, Kirklevington TS15 9LW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Kirklevington
Price Range: RM800 - RM1,378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Judges Country House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Overlooking the rear garden about the dining room.”
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