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Reviews - The Bowes Incline Hotel

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Bowes Incline Hotel, Northside Northside, Chester le Street, DH3 1RF
Welcome to the Bowes Incline Family Owned Country Pub and Hotel

The Hotel maintains the 18 en-suite rooms and warm, friendly welcome which have made it extremely popular with visitors to the region.

However, it is as an eating place that visitors will see the greatest changes to the Hotel. The property has been carefully redesigned to accommodate over 100 diners and yet maintain a relaxed atmosphere

The new design acknowledges the importance of the Bowes Incline in regional industrial history and uses it to produce an interesting, intimate and smoke-free setting in which you can enjoy dishes from a menu created to be both appealing and tempting.
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Guest Reviews Based on 44 reviews
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100% recommended this accommodation to a friend 100% would stay again
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Great stay
Staff were brilliant coping with our late arrival was no problem

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Steve Langston

From Penrith, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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would definitely recommend a stay to anyone. food was fantastic, will definitely be eating there again . totally enjoyable stay

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S Roe

From UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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great little hotel
staff friendly and helpful, hotel clean and tidy. No complaints or negatives to say about our stay.

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Potter

From Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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Comfortable accommodation with an excellent and various menu
A well-appointed hotel with unfailingly welcoming and helpful staff and comfortable, moderate-sized and well-equipped rooms in a single-storey annexe.
The restaurant has an astonishingly wide range of appetising meals, all well-presented, and promptly served.
For some visitors staying overnight in rooms facing onto the car-park there may be noise as guests leave, and the constant sound of the large dual-carriage-way just below the hotel is surprisingly pervasive. For all but the highly noise-conscious an excellent stop or base for exploring the area.

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Martin B

From Cambridge, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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Pleasantly suprised
Booked this hotel for an overnight stay before son's graduation ceremony in Durham as all Durham hotels were booked up. Had absolutely no expectations and heart was sinking as drove down the lane but....what a lovely place to stay. The staff were welcoming, warm and friendly, very obliging in providing very early morning breakfast. The room was very comfortable with a lovely big shower. Although right next to the A1 we slept well and were not aware of any road noise.
Highly recommend if you need an overnight stay close to Newcastle or Durham or if travelling.North/South

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mrs king

From Kendal, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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Stayed here for 6 nights. Excellent location just of the A1. Only had main courses as portions are large. Excellent value for money. Staff are all very friendly. Would stay here again if in the area.

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Robert H

From Burnley, UK
Who stayed in June 2014

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Excellent customer service in all areas of the hotel / restaurant.
Booked as a birthday treat for my husband. Meal in hotel restaurant was 1st class as was breakfast the next morning. Room on A1 side though road noise did not disturb us windows more than adequate to dull this. Very peaceful and relaxing break - would reccomend to anyone. Route directions from late rooms perfect.

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k shepherd

From Hartlepool, UK
Who stayed in May 2014

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An Easter stay
We stayed over the Easter period and had a large twin bedded room which also had a large shower room. The staff were friendly and very efficient. The food was enjoyable with large portions. Whilst not fine dining it was well presented and there was a very extensive menu to suit every taste. We would certainly stay there again. The hotel is well situated for the Durham/Gateshead area being near the A1.

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R Phipp

From UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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Good business stopover
accommodation very good ,breakfast very good

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David K

From Derby, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

Travelling alone

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Good Location for business,good value,Restaurant has extensive choice. Recomend for overnight stay.

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Nick Hughes

From Maldon, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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