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About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 75%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 271 reviews

A professional and attentive team who are naturally friendly

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi

This country pub and hotel has been extended from the original farm cottages. Bedrooms are modern and comfortable and some rooms are particularly spacious. This hotel is popular for weddings and functions; there is also a well stocked bar, and a wide range of dishes is served in the Orangery and restaurant.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 25
  • Family rooms: 7
  • Ground-floor rooms: 11
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 200

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):150
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):50
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 30

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

A1(M) junct 62, onto A690 towards Sunderland. Left at Rainton Bridge & Fencehouses sign, right at rdbt, next rdbt straight over, next left. At next junct left, hotel on right

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Nearest airport

Newcastle

Nearest train station

Durham & Sunderland

Nearest motorway junction

A1(M) junct 62
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