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“Return visit” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Foresters Guest House

The Foresters Guest House
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The Foresters Guest House
Ranked #2 of 5 Crook B&B and Inns
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Return visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2013

The second time we have stayed at The Foresters, when visiting relatives in the area.
We are sure it will not be the last, as it is everything you could possibly want in a top class B&B.
Denise and Jim are superb Hosts and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are excellent and the food even better. Sunday lunch was spot on and plenty of it, and the breakfasts were first class and again very filling. Look forward to the next time.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank davidgibbon830
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    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Sart-lez-Spa, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

I cycled from Nottingham to go to that excellent place to meet a friend of mine I had not seen for 45 years. I was coming from overseas, Belgium. Eveything was excellent, the welcome, the stay, the room, the breakfast and the lunch on Sunday, the bar....Denise who is a great lady even rinced my cycling gear....definitely the place to stay if you go to Crook or Stanley....I am sure I'll go back again if I go cycling again in that part of the world....Thank you, Denise and Jim for your warm welcome. Jean. (John).

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank johnjohn_arnould
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Crook, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

I have been here for Sunday dinner numerous times and couldn't possibly fault anything. The service, price and value are all excellent! Dinner is gorgeous. I will definitely continue to come here for Sunday dinner.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Lauren_B2309
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durham, uk
Level Contributor
36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

I've visited the foresters numerous times over the past year. The Sunday dinner is fab and too good value. I think they are robbing themselves. I cant think of a single negative except maybe I always have to have a pud too which isnt good for the waistline. Cant wait to go back again next week when there will be 11 of us. Yum!!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank suzi81
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

This is excellent accommodation, the standard of the rooms is far above the tariff charged. We were served a substantial English breakfast with the eggs cooked to perfection, and they knew how to make a cup of tea. If you stay here and your disappointed then there is something wrong with you.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Longtimbers
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Co.Durham
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

We have been regular visitors to the Forresters for a long time now,evening meals New years eve included Sunday lunch we were prebooked for every two weeks,we intoduced most of our friends to this place as we loved the food and atmosphere.There was many occasions we felt the service was not up to scratch,waiting a long time and no one came to let us know what was happenning, or appologise in any way.There was no organisation in who was booked first it was just luck who's order was taken first often people who came in after us orders were taken and we were ignored.The last straw was when we went for our Sunday lunch and the booking wasn't in the book so told the manageress, said how dissappointed I was,after a disscussion I was offered to eat in the bar to which I refused.My point was why wasn't the booking in the book after it was an arrangement and had been for many months.Bad management what a shame we loved the food and pleasant surroundings,sadly won't be back unfortunatly I dont think they were too bothered to lose our loyalty as a customer.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Maz009
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Ullswater
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

I stayed two nights visiting family in the area. Everything at this guest house is great, hospitality is super and nothing is too much trouble for the hosts. I felt very welcome and the room was very comfortable, warm and the en-suite was spotless.
The food was outstanding in quality and tasted wonderfully fresh. The bar is snug and has a great atmosphere, serves a very good pint and plenty of choice of wines and spirits.
A true little gem of a place, I will be returning more than once.
Keep up the good work at The Foresters, very warm and welcoming.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Loggy_Shopper
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Additional Information about The Foresters Guest House

Property: The Foresters Guest House
Address: 7 Railway Terrace | Stanley, Crook DL15 9RY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Crook
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Crook
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Foresters is conveniently situated to allow easy access to many places of interest in the North East of England. We are truly at the gateway of the beautiful Weardale and only a short distance to many historic delights including the ancient city of Durham with the twin spectacle of Durham Cathedral and Castle. This licensed guest house is new to the market in Autumn 2010. The en-suite bedrooms all have televisions, bathrobes and tea/coffee making facilities, most enjoy panoramic views of the local countryside. A full English breakfast is included in the price with all produce being locally sourced where possible. Evening meals are available. Adjacent to the guest house is the Deerness Valley walkway, providing the ideal opportunity to enjoy the local countryside. These extensive trailways are popular with walkers and cyclists alike. Secure storage for bicycles is available. ... more   less 
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The Foresters Guest House Crook, Durham

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