Blackwell Grange Hotel


Blackwell Grange, Darlington, DL3 8QH

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About the hotel

Blackwell Grange Hotel is a beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands of the County Durham countryside. just on the outskirts of Darlington. The historic city of Durham and Middlesbrough are both on the doorstep and Newcastle is just a short drive away.

The A1(M) is less than ten minutes from the hotel, with Darlington rail station just a mile away and Teeside International Airport is nearby. Free car parking and complimentary wi-fi is offered to all guests. The hotel's leisure facilities include a heated indoor pool, spa, solarium and saunas - and Blackwell Grange and Stressholme Golf courses are right on the doorstep. Dine at Havelock Restaurant or in Captain Cooks Bar, which offers stunning views over the grounds and golf course - this really is the ideal place to stay for business or leisure. There is plenty to do in the area with the breath taking Yorkshire Moors, Beamish Open Air Museum, Shildon Railway Museum, Durham Cathedral and the Hartlepool Historic Quay all within easy reach. The hotel has a choice of 5 meeting rooms for up to 250 delegates.

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Showing Tuesday 28 April 2015 to Wednesday 29 April 2015

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Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout, Disabled Facilities
Hotel services
24 Hour Reception, 24 Hour Room Service, Wake Up Call Available
Family friendly
Cots available, Pets Allowed
Wedding Licence, Doctor on call, Porter, Ground floor bedrooms
Car parking available onsite
Wi-Fi Available, Meeting Facilities, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas, Wi-Fi Available In Rooms, Private dining services
Restaurant, Lounge Menu, Bar
Gymnasium, Indoor Pool, Fitness Centre, Sauna, Massage, Beauty Salon/Manicure, Solarium, Jacuzzi
In room entertainment
TV, Radio
In room facilities
Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, Hairdryer in each room, Trouser press in each room, Telephone In Each Room
Disabled Access Public Areas, Disabled Access Bedrooms, Disabled toilets on ground floor

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From 14:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
Important information
The rates for Blackwell Grange Hotel in Darlington are the total price of the room and not the 'per person' rate. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
Pets are allowed

Customer Reviews

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All reviews (74)

65% would recommend it to a friend


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  • R Garratt

  • April 2015

Checked in with high expectations. Checked out with disappointment.

The welcome at the front desk was good and first impressions of the room was good but after a minute in there we began to feel disappointed.

As it was our 15th wedding anniversary, we'd booked the 'executive suite' as it seemed (from the description) to be that bit more special than an average room. We wanted to relax with a hot drink but there was only one type of coffee and one type of tea, four cartons of uht milk and one packet of boring digestive biscuits. We expected a variation of tea/coffee, including decaff, and a selection of biscuits. We also expected enough so we could make more than one drink each. The dado rails, red papered wall and coffee table were very dusty. The toilet roll had a little bit of paper left on it and then there was one full one. We required more the next morning, so I had to go to the public toilets for more toilet roll. Breakfast was nice but one of the female restaurant staff unprofessionally told me that she hated a particular male that passed by. Not sure if he was a colleague or customer but I was rather taken aback by her comment. At the last minute we also realised we hadn't received the complimentary bottle of water in the room as stated in the room description. When checking out, we did inform the lady on reception about our disappointments which she apologised for and said she'd feed back but unfortunately this was not going to do us any good. We were on our way home. Everyone expects cleanliness but when you book an 'executive suite' you do expect that something extra. We didn't experience that at all. We simply had a large room. Nothing special. I haven't been to Blackwell Grange for quite a few years but we did have high expectations. Unfortunately, we were left feeling disappointed.

  • jay clarke

  • March 2015

amazing stay

Made it very special as I was meeting my boyfriend for first time the room was amazing the staff room when we first walked in was plight and kind amazing staff and hotel it self is amazing views amazing inside and out 5 stars to me

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