Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park

SpennymoorDL16 7QXSpennymoorUnited Kingdom

About Whitworth Hall Hotel & Deer Park

The Grade II listed Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel is located in 73 acres of parklands with an ornamental lake and two herds of fallow deer. The hotel lies eight miles from Durham city centre, Cathedral and Castle.

The 29 spacious bedrooms feature private bathrooms and include amenities such as flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers and hair dryers. Room service is available.

Facilities at the Best Western Whitworth Hall Hotel include free self-parking, meeting rooms, a safe-deposit box and a guest laundromat.

The Library Restaurant offers breakfast and dinner services. Guests can also unwind with a drink in the Lounge Bar or visit nearby eateries such as the Green Tree 1727 and the Frog & Ferret.

The hotel lies within 20 miles of the Beamish Open Air Museum, the Stadium of Light and Bowes Museum. St James Park and the Metro Centre are 25 miles away.


Spennymoor, DL16 7QX, Spennymoor, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1388811772 | Fax: +44 1388818669 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:30
  • Check-out: 10:30

Positive Reviews

Stunning grounds

It’s not often you come across a hotel that sits in more than 70 acres of grounds and even rarer to find deer running around (that you can feed) You’ll also see rabbits, geese and all manner of other wildlife during your stay Guests found the grounds one of the main highlights of their stay.

Quality rooms

The bedrooms are clean, comfortable and spacious You’ll enjoy a good choice of well-maintained amenities and can rely on the housekeeping team to keep things tidy and fresh during your stay.

Enjoyable dining

Reviews indicate that you can expect to enjoy your meals at Whitworth Hall Guests tend to describe the food as excellent with a good choice of options You’ll find the dining offers good value for money and you’ll receive great service too.

Negative Reviews

Some guests found the Wi-Fi problematic

While some guests seemed to be able to access the Internet with no trouble at all, others found it difficult to connect in their rooms Other guests comment that they found the service to be a little too slow for comfort.

Missing a spa and a gym

While generally happy with the hotel, some guests would have preferred there was a fitness suite and a spa among the amenities This would add even more value to a stay here.

Some TLC required in places

Guests generally rate this hotel’s décor as attractive if a little dated Some do comment that they felt the hotel needs a little TLC to take care of minor issues such as marks on carpets, broken extractor fans and cracked tiles in the bathrooms.

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Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 299 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
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    9.2 /10
  • ebookers.com
    10 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.4 /10
8.8 out of 10 based on 299 reviews