The Kings Head Hotel - Richmond (North Yorkshire)

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10 Market Place, Richmond (North Yorkshire), United Kingdom, DL10 4HS  show map
 3 stars
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The Kings Head Hotel - Richmond (North Yorkshire)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

 Wheelchair access

Overview

The unique The Kings Head Hotel offers a spectacular view of Richmond from many individual guestrooms. The property opened in 1717 and features Georgian architecture.

This hotel is perfectly located in a historic area, 16.2 km from Ustinov College, The Forbidden Corner and Lightwater Valley Theme Park.

The hotel offers perfect location close to gardens and a river.

The Kings Head Hotel is within a 25-minute drive to Durham Tees Valley airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 25 rooms featuring Classic One-Bedroom Twin Room and Superior One-Bedroom Twin Room with heating, flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, a telephone and coffee/tea makers. A shower, terry bathrobes and a hairdryer can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The excellent on-site restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine. Guests can savor beers, cocktails and ales in the lounge bar.

Services

The Kings Head Hotel caters to the needs of guests providing free parking, a designated smoking area and a luggage storage as well as a meeting room, a photocopier and a copier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/Floor
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

10 Market Place, Richmond (North Yorkshire), United Kingdom, DL10 4HS

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Airports
  • Durham Tees Valley (MME)
    23.1 km
  • Leeds/bradford (LBA)
    59.7 km
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver Trattoria
    20 m
  • Quality Fish Restaurant
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    25

Rooms and availability

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Classic Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 12 m²
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 12 m²
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Kings Head Hotel - Richmond (North Yorkshire) Richmond  location
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      Hotel Address:

      10 Market Place, Richmond (North Yorkshire), United Kingdom, DL10 4HS

      Get directions
      Airports
      • Durham Tees Valley (MME)
        23.1 km
      • Leeds/bradford (LBA)
        59.7 km
      Restaurants
      • Jamie Oliver Trattoria
        20 m
      • Quality Fish Restaurant
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        25

      The Kings Head Hotel Location

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      Local attractions

      • Northside Falconry - 15.6 km
        Walworth Castle Hotel, Darlington
      • The Forbidden Corner - 16.2 km
        The Tupgill Park Estate, Coverham, Leyburn
      • The Bowes Museum - 18.5 km
        A66, Barnard Castle
      • The Bridge Gallery - 16.0 km
        The Bridge, Bedale
      • Thorp Perrow Arboretum - 17.8 km
        Bedale DL8 2PREngland

      Restaurants nearby

      • Jamie Oliver Trattoria - 20 m

        Address: 12-13 King Street

      • Richmond Grill and Brasserie - 40 m

        Address: 2-3 Trinity Church Square, Market Place
        Phone: 01748822602

        78% likes this, based on 36 reviews

      • Quality Fish Restaurant - 30 m

        Address: 11 King Street

        80% likes this, based on 36 reviews

      • Farmers Arms - 300 m

        Address: Scorton
        Phone: 01995 671 908

        74% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        25
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      The Kings Head Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Kings Head Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.2out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 77 reviews

      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        Enjoyed the location it was perfect, room was clean and adequate for a one night stay. Staff were really helpfull, in fact all the service received by all staff was excellent!

        Disappointed that the bar/lounge did not serve bar snacks/meals after 9pm for residents, not even a cold sandwich.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        The location was fantastic, the room was clean, although overlooking the main road it was still quiet at night, recently revamped room, iron, coffee making etc all provided.

        Our room was outside the hotel, in the car park area, a bit dark late at night to be walking back to, also the main door in the block was left un-locked which was a bit daunting. There were no curtians in the toilet, which overlooked the car park, and none in the bathroom; which thankfully had half frosted glass, no hallway light and the light in the shower did not work either.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Character, location, relaxing.

        Some rooms a little tired, fittings cheap, little water pressure for shower.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        The decor and the food would very good, the service was excellent.

        There was no hair dryer, and no shower and the street outside was noisy with revellers.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Nice, old-fashioned building that had retained many features but also had modern facilites eg good plumbing and secondary glazing. Very welcoming receptionist. Staff generally were helpful and pleasant. Easy check-in. Private parking. Very comfortable bed with good linen.

        Breakfast was disappointing - had it been cooked hours in advance? Bar area could do with a make-over to make it feel more relaxing and welcoming. Absence of a lift could have been a problem. We were surprised that the room lacked those little extras eg toiletries.

      • Single
        7.4

        as it is near my son's home and convenient for me to be near. it is clean and food is good staff friendly and obliging all ok for me

        nothing to dislike in my opinion all ok apart from price reduction on my departure date £20 per night

      • Single
        7.4

        The Hotel is based in the market square, right in the centre of Richmond and therefore ideal as a base to explore.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        The position of the hotel in Richmond is central and there is hotel parking for visitors and free parking in the square in the evening. The exterior of the building is impressive. The young receptionist was pleasant and friendly. Our room - overlooking the square - was double glazed and good size. On Sunday morning (after 10 am) there were bagpipers playing in the square. Didn't expect that - but loved it. Breakfast in the restaurant (also overlooked the square) unusually included items such as smoked haddock and kippers which is good to see, though we didn't test them. We thought breakfast was fairly reasonably priced and the waitress friendly. After ordering breakfast came quite promptly. The bedroom was pleasantly traditionally furnished but a little "tired". The bed was comfortable. Richmond is a lovely and interesting town.

        We did not see all the public rooms but the reception, staircase and our bedroom all need a revamp. Grubby blue carpet on the main staircase looked particularly sad and worn. The radiators in our room and bathroom only heated very slightly in one corner, no matter which setting was chosen; as it was a fairly mild night not too much of a problem, but could have been on a more average May night. The cheap "art" in the bedroom was inappropriate to the style of the room's furnishings. 25 watt lightbulbs in small bedside lamps are not enough! Only having heavy curtains at the lovely big windows meant we had to keep curtains closed while we wandered in pyjamas or dressed. The huge bathroom had no separate shower and - as the heating was not on - a hand-held shower over the corner bath with no shower curtain, was a chilly affair. There was no extractor and it was not possible to open the vast drafty sash window (not double glazed); could have done with curtains or a blind to keep some heat in. The bathroom fittings (including a bidet!) were probably last replaced in the 70s - bubblegum pink with brass taps etc. a slightly grubby white whicker table and chair plus a 5ft garden statue of a young woman were all a bit unnecessary. One of the lights at the handbasin did not work. An orange coloured deposit behind the door had clearly been left untouched for quite a while. Tables at breakfast had to be cleared before we could sit, though only 4 or 5 tables were occupied and 3 staff were working. We were not asked which table we would like to sit at. Sausages were of the cheaper variety, fried eggs came with solid yolks and bacon was not at all crispy. We have experienced many hotels in this price bracket and know that all could be so much better with just a little more attention to detail and a few renewed fixtures and fittings, so I do hope the management read this.

      • Single
        6.2

        Used as stopover between business meetings. Did discover set in beautiful countryside with convenience Richmond centre.

        Quite dated in decoration and furniture felt could do with a litttle modernisation in sympathy with traditional building. Felt quite expensive for the facilities and quality of room.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        The food was great and the restaurant staff extremely attentive. The seemed to be a shortage of staff over the weekend but the remainder coped very well.

        Outside door locked on Saturday & Sunday before midnight

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The size of the bathroom, the decoration of our room and the staff were very friendly.

        The decoration in our room was not of a high standard and the door handle was very loose

      • Older travelers
        4.2

        The breakfast was ok.

        We stayed in the annexe which was awful, the room was extremely small and smelt of urine. The shower was covered in green limescale and the controls for the shower where a dirty brown and the whole bathroom smelt musty and damp. The breakfast crockery was so old the enemal had worn off the plates. We were extremely disappointed

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        Being out of the hotel and seeing relatives. The time we spent at night it was quiet as we'd asked for such a room. Comfy bed.

        I thought the hotel was very tired looking, Decor poor. Staff attention varied but was kept waiting for a key at reception for some time while lady set off with another client without noticing me at all.Other staff disinterasted - using mobile phones. Evidence of leaks and draughts. Paper comimg off walls/ceilings. Broken/damaged blind.Tiny bathroom. No separate shower.Ill operating furniture. No lift.

      • Single
        6.2

        Nice sized room, excellent food, great location.

        Very poor check in, no staff available for help with breakfast, no shower in room, or apparently showers in the hotel! No double glazing, so the room was noisy and loud. Also noise from corridors very loud.

      • Couple
        10.0

        Allowed to check-in early, staff extremely friendly & nothing was too much trouble for them

        'Double' bed was 2 divans pushed together and easily separated

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Kings Head Hotel - Richmond (North Yorkshire) Richmond  location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      10 Market Place, Richmond (North Yorkshire), United Kingdom, DL10 4HS

      Get directions
      Airports
      • Durham Tees Valley (MME)
        23.1 km
      • Leeds/bradford (LBA)
        59.7 km
      Restaurants
      • Jamie Oliver Trattoria
        20 m
      • Quality Fish Restaurant
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        25