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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hardwick Hall Hotel.

A delightful haven near Durham.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hardwick Hall Hotel is just 8 miles away from Durham, just off the A1(M). Country comfort awaits, so whether you need the perfect business base or a relaxing retreat, this is the place for you!

The hotels bedrooms are stylishly furnished and spacious, while its banqueting suites are well-laid out and well-equipped. Wherever you are in the hotel though, you'll never be far from excellent views of the gardens and open parkland.

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Location

Sedgefield
Durham
County Durham
TS21 2EH
England
AA

Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to some floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Chef Mark Bennett

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Rib-Room Steakhouse & Grill

Our award winning Chef creates seasonal menus that are chopped and changed to include the freshest local produce. The service is professional, friendly and unobtrusive, while the substantial wine list includes Champagnes, dessert wines, Port, Armagnac and liqueurs for a complete dining experience.

Opening hours

Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Hardwick Residents Bar

Polished wood floors, rich rugs, leather armchairs and potted palms make this a snug, relaxing haven to meet with friends or eat with business colleagues. Whoever you share the good times with, enjoy a light snack with a cold beer or glass of wine, and lose yourself in the delightful atmosphere of the Hardwick Bar!

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hardwick Hall Hotel is the North East's ultimate wedding venue. It sounds like a bold claim doesn't it, but we can more than back it up with beautiful suites, a licence to hold civil ceremonies and first-class service!

Wedding service and Reception Venue

During the summer months, the Paddock Marquee (with its own private garden and lovely views) makes a wonderful venue-within-a-venue. Our function suites in the hotel are equally impressive, so you'll definitely find your perfect match!

Catering

A wonderful selection of menus and food items are available here and you can even create your own menu from the self-selection choices! We also have carvery menus, fork buffets, evening buffets, canaps, children's menus and drinks packages. Here's to an unforgettable party!

Registrar

Registry office:

Bishop Auckland Registrar, Bishop Auckland, Co Dur
01388 607277




Get in touch with our wedding team on 01740 620253

For any enquiries please call Lyndsey Barnes on 01740 620253

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J60, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Darlington, 14.00 miles
Nearest airport: Durham Tees Valley, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (300 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Address
Sedgefield
Durham
County Durham
TS21 2EH
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Stadium of Light (26 miles)

  • Riverside Stadium (18 miles)

  • St James Park (45 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Beamish Open Air Museum (20 miles)

  • Angel of the North (30 miles)

  • Penshaw Monument (25 miles)

Shopping

  • Newcastle City (40 miles)

  • Metro Centre (33 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Looking for the perfect conference, banquet or meeting venue? Look no further than the elegant and stylish BEST WESTERN PLUS Hardwick Hall Hotel. It'll impress and inspire!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Coleman suite 1 section 150 90 50 50 100
Coleman suite 2 sections 300 180 50 50 250
Coleman suite 3 sections 600 280 0 0 350
Boyne suite 1 section 50 30 28 30 56
Boyne suite 2 sections 80 40 28 30 130
Boyne suite 3 sections 100 0 0 0 130
John Burdon Suite 60 30 30 20 130
Boardroom 1 0 0 0 20 0
Boardroom 2 20 15 15 15 15
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 456 traveller reviews
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Wonderful hotel

24/03/2015 JasperJohn16, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Myself and my husband stayed here last Saturday, as my birthday treat, little one shipped off to nannas yippeeee. We had a lovely afternoon walk round the park followed by a couple of glasses of... more

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Great service

23/03/2015 smileyric, london

This hotel is often used for functions but they manage to contain the noise levels so that normally the bedrooms are quiet and trouble free. The staff are very attentive and helpful and the rooms... more

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Beautiful stay

23/03/2015 Amanda C, Glasgow, United Kingdom

A most beautiful setting and the weather was perfect for a stroll around the water. Pleasant lounge bar area and hte restaurant downstairs was good too. the food i have to say was very nice and i... more

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afternoon tea

22/03/2015 margaret r, Durham, United Kingdom

Visited with friends for afternoon tea,the staff were very friendly and helpfull .We were taken to our table ,but were given the choice to choose from another two tables. Several other parties... more

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Afternoon tea - very disappointing

21/03/2015 Phil L, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

I've always considered afternoon tea to be a treat. Sadly, tasteless sandwiches (poorly prepared with a couple of crusts still remaining?), very poor desserts (these were surely frozen and possibly... more