Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel

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About the hotel

Conveniently located in the heart of the market town, the Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel is one of Darlington’s most iconic buildings and consists of 83 welcoming bedrooms, three designated meeting rooms, a fascinating ballroom, a leading restaurant and a lively cocktail bar.

Book a room at this Cairn Group hotel and stay in a venue that has welcomed a number of important guests since it re-opened in 2012.

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Rooms

All standard twin and double rooms at Mercure King’s Hotel in Darlington feature a flat screen TV for catching up on your favourite shows, as well as free Wi-Fi for surfing the web. Quality toiletries are also available, so you can bathe in comfort at the end of a day. There’s also a complimentary refreshment tray filled with tasty treats, an iron, hairdryer and laptop safe.

Upgrade to a superior privilege room to receive all of the above as well as a complimentary mini bar, comfortable bathrobes, upgraded toiletries and a Nespresso coffee machine.

Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel offers all the inspirations and flexibility to get the most out of your meeting.

Our commitment to quality means we take care of every detail for your meeting – from ensuring that individual objectives are realised, to offering a menu that perfectly suits everyone’s tastes – all set against the backdrop of our authentic and locally inspired hotel. Your dedicated meeting planner will help organise every aspect of your day; they’ll ask the right questions to find out what’s important to you, and will take ownership on the day to ensure a successful event

Standard Double Room

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Relax in the comfort of our standard double bedrooms, where all rooms have understated character and charm. Period features such as high ceilings, and Victorian sash windows, ensure all rooms are bright and airy. Décor is modern and contemporary, with natural materials with warm tones. The perfect space for catching up with work or relaxing.

Room amenities

  • Flat screen TV
  • Freeview Channels
  • Invigorating bath or shower
  • Complimentary refreshment tray including tea & coffee making facilities
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Laptop safe
  • Quality toiletries
  • Large wardrobes
  • Free WiFi

Standard Twin Room

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Relax in the comfort of our standard double bedrooms, where all rooms have understated character and charm. Period features such as high ceilings, and Victorian sash windows, ensure all rooms are bright and airy. Décor is modern and contemporary, with natural materials with warm tones. The perfect space for catching up with work or relaxing.

Room amenities

  • Flat screen TV
  • Freeview Chanels
  • Complimentary refreshment tray including tea & coffee making facilities
  • Invigorating bath or shower
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Laptop safe
  • Quality toiletries
  • Large wardrobes
  • Free WiFi

Privilege Superior Room (£30 upgrade fee)

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Upgrade to an enhanced room, and enjoy even more comfort and style. Privilege Rooms offer understated character and charm. Benefit from exclusive amenities such as a Nespresso machine, newspaper, luxury slippers, upgraded bathroom products plus all other amenities found in standard bedrooms. Décor is modern and contemporary, with natural materials with warm tones. The perfect space for catching up with work or relaxing.

Features:
Rooms are larger than our standard rooms for your enhanced comfort.

Room amenities

  • Flat screen TV
  • Freeview Channels
  • Complimentary refreshment tray including tea & coffee making facilities
  • Invigorating bath or shower
  • Nespresso Machine & selection of coffee flavours
  • Complimentary Mini bar
  • Luxury Slippers & bathrobe
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Upgraded bathroom toiletries
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Laptop safe
  • Quality toiletries
  • Large wardrobes
  • Free WiFi

Conference Rooms

King’s Ballroom

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Located on the second floor of this iconic Darlington Hotel is the jewel in the hotels crown. Dating back to Victorian times, this elegant Ballroom is steeped in history, and over the years has played host to dinner dances and some of Darlington’s most prestigious events.

Following a full refurbishment in 2012, the King’s Ballroom has been restored to its former glory, and due to its generous size, high ceilings and period features remains a popular venue for Weddings, Birthday Parties, Christmas and Charity Balls.

The Ballroom is also ideal for conference organisers, as it is a versatile space that is ideal for business meetings, conferences, training or exhibitions. Ask about our Day Delegate Packages that include everything you need to run your meeting or conference.

Features,
• 28.2m Length x 11m width x 1.4m height
• Area 310m2
• Natural Daylight
• 60 Boardroom
• 150 Cabaret
• 120 Classroom
• 60 U Shape
• 280 Theatre
• 180 Dinner

Room amenities

  • Natural Daylight
  • Period Features
  • Bar with draught ales, beers, wines & spirits
  • Built in sound system with microphone
  • Wooden sprung dancefloor throughout
  • Complimentary welcome area with cloakroom
  • Ability to section room in half via dividing curtain
  • Access to executive lounge for conference bookers
  • Discounted accommodation bed & breakfast rate available to conference & event bookers
  • All lunch breaks are prepared with locally sourced, and prepared freshly to your event timings
  • AV connectivity & FREE Wifi

Locomotion Room

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Located on the second floor, with impressive views over Darlington town, this purpose built conference room is well equipped to provide you with everything you need to run a successful meeting or event. With neutrally decorated walls, desks with integrated plug sockets, bags of natural daylight, and air conditioning, there is no better place to meet in Darlington.

To keep your delegates refreshed, refuelled and motivated we offer a variety of high quality food and refreshments. Our menus reflect the season, and offer a balance of flavours using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Menu’s incorporate traditional favourites with wholesome and healthy options, ensuring your delegates are satisfied and ready for the afternoon.

Features:
• 6m Length x 5.8m width x 2.8m height
• Area 34.8m2
• Natural Daylight
• 20 Boardroom
• 16 Cabaret
• 16 Classroom
• 18 U Shape
• 34 Theatre

Room amenities

  • Purpose built boardroom
  • Desks with integrated plug points
  • AV connectivity
  • Air conditioning
  • Natural daylight
  • Neutrally painted white walls
  • Access to executive lounge for conference bookers
  • Discounted accommodation bed & breakfast rate available to conference & event bookers
  • All lunch breaks are prepared with locally sourced, and prepared freshly to your event timings
  • FREE Wifi

Pullman Suite

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Located on the second floor, the Pullman Suite is one of the King’s Hotel’s most sought after meeting & event spaces. With 3.5 meter high ceilings, and original Victorian sash windows, the Pullman Suite is the epitome of a locally inspired meeting room. With stunning views out over Darlington, and beautiful decoration, the room is offers a versatile space, perfect for conferences and banqueting events.

Features,
• 11.m Length x 5.4m width x 3.5m height
• Area601m2
• 36 Boardroom
• 25 Classroom
• 30 U shape
• 60 Theatre
• 40 Dinner

Room amenities

  • Natural Daylight
  • Period Features & high ceilings
  • Access to executive lounge for conference bookers
  • Discounted accommodation bed & breakfast rate available to conference & event bookers
  • All lunch breaks are prepared with locally sourced, and prepared freshly to your event timings
  • AV connectivity & FREE Wifi

Executive Lounge

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Located on the second floor, the Executive Lounge is the King’s Hotel’s newest space, and was opened in January 2016. The room adjoins the King’s Ballroom, and was created out of the need to offer our conference & event bookers a designated area to break out during the day, or simply to relax and catch up on emails away from the main meeting.

The Executive Lounge is a versatile space, and can also be configured to host board meetings of up to 8 delegates.

Features,
• 5.9m Length x 4.6m width x 2.8m height
• Area 27.1m2
• 18 Boardroom

Room amenities

  • Fridge fully stocked with still & sparkling mineral waters
  • Complimentary sweets
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Comfortable lounge furniture with ample space to use as a breakout space
  • Access permitted to guests in upgraded Privilege Rooms
  • AV connectivity & FREE Wifi
  • Built in TV & phone line
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Taste

The Carriages Restaurant based within Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel features a fantastic menu that has been expertly assembled by Head Chef Darren Fail. You can choose from a selection of meals, each made using high-quality seasonal produce, and enjoy amazing views of Darlington town centre.

Our hotel is also host to the King’s Head Bar and Lounge, where refreshing coffee and freshly prepared light bites are served by highly trained baristas throughout the day. Looking to unwind? The venue has a brilliant selection of cocktails available — they are legendary in Darlington.

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Conference

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to holding a business meeting at Mercure Darlington King’s Hotel, with a theatre, U-shaped room, boardroom, classroom and banquet room all available for you to hire.

Hosting up to 300 guests at a time, all rooms feature access to Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art video equipment, overhead projectors and podiums.

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Wedding

Tie the knot at Mercure King’s Hotel in Darlington and you can enjoy your big day in style, whether you are looking for a civil marriage or a partnership ceremony. Our wedding venues in Darlington include the Pullman Lounge for couples who need to accommodate up to 40 guests, as well as the extravagant Ballroom which hosts up to 200 people.

Get in touch

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Contact Details

Address:9-12 Priestgate, Darlington, Co Durham, DL1 1NW

Phone Number:01325 380222

Email:reservations@kingsheaddarlington.com

Website:www.kingsdarlington.com