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The Elk's Head

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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average6%
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“the pub”(21 reviews)
“hadrian's wall”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
4.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe pubhadrian's walltea and coffee providednorth penninesnice towelsgroupon dealguinea fowlwelcome drinkspecials boardtouring holidayoverlooks the riverevening meals were excellentpicturesque villagevery pleasant staysuite roomscomfortable bedan excellent place to stay
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife and I came here on a three night Groupon deal. We know that some voucher deals work, some don't. This one aced it in every department. No short cuts, no 'dumbing down'. Wonderful. Our stay was on the cusp of the previous manager...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic stay at the elks head, had an issue with shower not working but it was sorted with no fuss. Food was great very tasty. New manager only been there a week but already doing a great job. Can't wait to return. Highly...More

Thank gunwin
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have just had a two nights stay at this lovely country pub, which is situated on the Whitfield Estate on the A686, which cuts across from Durham to Northumbria and is a very scenic route. If the weather is with you, the countryside views...More

Thank Reacher33
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed 3 nights b/b with dinner on first night using Groupon offer. Requested easy access room which meant going outside and walking round on decking. Room was clean and acceptable. Shower/toilet were ok but room had small mouldy black marks in a couple of...More

Thank bendaw73
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Recently spent 2 nights at the Elks Head with Groupon. The hotel is beautiful & the staff were very friendly & helpful - especially Liz, the mum of the present manager, & Diane, who is going to be the new manageress in a few weeks....More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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US$97 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$97 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"From speaking to another couple in hotel it would appear rooms at back of hotel are better, and quieter"
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"Annex is quieter because it is away from any noise from the bar and kitchens."
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"You can't lose -- just staying here is amazing."
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"Spoke to a few of the guests and all commented on being happy with rooms"
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