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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

  • Trip Advisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 464 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 206
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Rating

Best of the West(ern)

13/04/2015 Peter D, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

We selected Hardwick Hall to host a milestone celebration, and from start to finish we received nothing but first class service. By sheer coincidence it was the third Best western we had visited in... more

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Afternoon tea, tasty treat for my tastebuds

13/04/2015 Rachel H, Durham, United Kingdom

Booked afternoon tea for our wedding anniversary. The serving staff were friendly and the cakes and sandwiches were freshly made and plentiful. Was wonderful to revisit the place we were married in... more

Rating

Alright for the price.

11/04/2015 Dean R,

Nice enough sandwiches - good selection. Scones were beautiful - soft and fresh. Cakes were alright, a smaller selection of higher quality would have been nicer. Staff were friendly and polite, very... more

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The Rib Room

02/04/2015 ritchiefamily_11, Durham, United Kingdom

Absolutely fantastic, My first visit 4 years ago was pretty bad, but like always ive given it another chance, 2nd time was brilliant third time was fantastic. My wife and I celebrated our 17th... more

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Comfortable but could be more

01/04/2015 DrPaulT, Gloucester, United Kingdom

I sometime think staying a single night doesn't enable a guest to adequately get a feel for a hotel. I'm sure if I stayed here longer (and if the traditional British weather wasn't in full force... more