The hotel is well located for visiting Durham, Northumberland and the surrounding area including Raby Castle, Bowes Museum and Beamish. A great hotel for those travelling north or wishing to stay in the Durham/Newcastle area. (KB 05/08)
Recently upgraded all facilities; to the highest standards, boasting a brand new leisure facility including gym, sauna and steam room. All twenty bedrooms and bathrooms refurbished with eight themed rooms, including le Chateau, Feng Shui, Oriental, and Manhattan. Bar lounge area for a relaxed evening. We have four golf courses within a six mile radius; a theatre four miles away.
We are extremely popular for wedding receptions, as a full package can be offered. We have a civil ceremony license, and our hotel manager acts as your personal coordinator, and can arrange anything to make your special day perfect. The castle acts as a perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs. So whether it is a conference, wedding reception, or just looking for that quiet break away. We are a totally non-smoking property.
The MERCURE DARLINGTON KINGS HOTEL (EX KINGS HEAD HOTEL) is a Tourist hotel. Located in Darlington area. Shopping is accessible by bus/taxi and the nightlife/restaurants are easily accessible by taxi or bus from the hotel.
This old coaching inn has been lovingly renovated into a traditional-yet-stylish country hotel. The peaceful nature of its surroundings is further complemented by its position in front of The Croft Bridge, with marvellous views of the River Tees and St Peter's Church. Offering a friendly warm welcome, great hospitality and a convenient location it is the perfect place for both business and leisure travellers alike.