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21 The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH England See on map
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsthe pubold buildingcurrycycling holidayconservatory areadelicious meallunch menuthe ground floorbig bathroomchicken nuggetslots of characterreal alebusy barbreakfast was absolutely superbdog friendly pubpleasant staystreet parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very, very tired looking room, don't think a penny had been spent on it in the last 30 or 40 years. Very dated decor, hole worn in carpet, and dirty bathroom. The room rate was ridiculous for what it was. Half the price would have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is are fourth time love it here we come for a renunion every August bank holiday love this hotel and we always have the same room the couple that own the hotel make us very welcome are friendly nothing is too much trouble we...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights to visit family, very old building , quirky & creaky, room ok but shower room very small , & in dire need of refurb , could have been cleaner, no soap or shower gel in dispensers, these should be checked while cleaning,...More

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Response from rimachatts, Owner at The Old Well InnResponded 29 July 2018

Dear Guest, As you might be aware, parts of the building date back to circa 1540. And it’s an amalgamation of 5 buildings over the years to what it is now. Certainly all the rooms didn’t have ensuites! But again, those were added to ensure...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Last minute booking for area, only room available number 9 . On entry very quirky old style room, on closer inspection teaspoons and cups were dirty, dead wasps on tray and bathroom shelf, still there 3 days later, bathroom needs serious up grade. More serious...More

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Response from rimachatts, Owner at The Old Well InnResponded 26 July 2018

Dear Guest, My most sincere apologies. Most definitely the new member/ trainee of our housekeeping team over the weekend is not ready like we thought she was. Please do forgive the slip ups. Breakfast timings are from 7.30am and hence the breakfast room needs to...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I stayed at this very welcoming in whilst on a cycling holiday with some friends. The food was excellent, and the welcome was second to none. The accommodation however was disappointing. For the money I would expect a higher standard of rooms. Although the furniture...More

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Response from rimachatts, Owner at The Old Well InnResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for removing your last review about us not having all 10 ensuite rooms . Truly appreciate that you realised it was a mistake and changed your review. Apologies for the toothbrush holder. No excuses. We do strive to ensure everything is...More

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The Old Well Inn is a historic coaching inn that has the castle walls running along the beer garden. We have 10 ensuite character rooms , that can accommodate families, as well as individual travellers. Hotel ...More guests enjoy a delicious breakfast. Our kitchen is open to the public from noon till 8.30pm, serving a variety of meals. We have soups and sandwiches , salads and chips and steaks and pies and even curries and pasta. The lovely conservatory has a coffee bar and dessert counter with a delectable and ever changing variety of desserts. The pub is famous for it's real cask ales. You will almost always get a new range. Our staff are warm , friendly , welcoming and ever ready to assist you as best they can. Welcome to the Old Well Inn. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$98 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Old Well Hotel Barnard Castle
Old Well Inn
The Old Well Inn Barnard Castle, Durham
United Kingdom > England > Durham > Barnard Castle
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Room & Suite (27)
Dining (4)
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"Go to a different hotel"
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"The room with the 4 poster is directly above the breakfast room - so can get noisy from 7.30am"
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"I'm told that they are all different. The road outside is not noisy."
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"Garden Room was great"
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