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4.3 out of 5

"Cosy hotel, lovely evening meal and a nice breakfast too. Even if you don't stay the night there try the restaurant. " More

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Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Annex Building

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£52* Per night/room 4 Oct - 5 Oct

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking, Annex Building

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Four Poster Bed)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Four Poster Bed)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the breakfast at Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel. During your stay, you'll be close to National Railway Museum at Shildon. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus 2 restaurants. This 3-star hotel has 32 rooms over 3 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and a flat-screen TV in each room.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Grab something to eat at one of the 2 restaurants, or stop for a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast offered for a fee
  • Amenities include newspapers, a front-desk safe and a business centre
  • On-site recreation includes a playground
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the clean guestrooms
  • 10 minutes by car from Darlington Railway Centre and Museum and 11 minutes from Darlington Civic Theatre

Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel ratings based on 6 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Apr 2019

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5 out of 5
Cosy hotel, lovely evening meal and a nice breakfast too. Even if you don't stay the night there try the restaurant.

Posted by on 17 Jan 2019

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5 out of 5
Nice, phone didnt work in the room. Overall very nice hotel nice staff

Posted by on 29 Dec 2018

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4 out of 5

Most enjoyable weekend break

Pros: Surrounding,Food,Staff
Cons: As with most hotels bed hard
Location: Great near A1 went to beamish great day out
This hotel delivered exactly what we wanted a relaxing break in nice surrounding.We felt at ease and comfortable from the start all the staff were great and also seemed to be happy and good at what they did nothing too much trouble.Food also very good .Basically loved our stay and will be returning.

Posted by , from Lincolnshire on 9 Oct 2017

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2 out of 5
Very poor rooms very outdated the money has been spent on the reception the hotel manager was very rude

Posted by on 17 Mar 2017

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5 out of 5

What excellent staff!!

We recently stayed at Walworth and had slight problems with our room which were speedily dealt with. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful and made our stay a very special experience.We would strongly recommend this fabulous venue

Posted by on 4 Jan 2015

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About the Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

Location Walworth, Darlington, England DL2 2LY

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

The following facilities are closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:

  • Dining venue

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. You'll find a business centre on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. The eco-friendly Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel also features a terrace, a garden, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Darlington hotel is smoke free.

  • 32 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.) (21 km / 13 mi)
  • Train station: Heighington Station (8.8 km / 5.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel offers 32 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. This Darlington hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cots (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Hansards Library Tower – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

Farmers Bar – This pub specialises in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.Social distancing measures are in place and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of We Care Clean (Best Western) guidelines.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 12.95 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel Darlington
  • Best Western Walworth Castle Darlington
  • Best Western Walworth Castle
  • Best Western Darlington
  • Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel Darlington
  • Darlington Best Western
  • Best Walworth Hotel Darlington
  • Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel Hotel
  • Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel Darlington
  • Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel Hotel Darlington

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Tourism Programme
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