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)

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Cafe

Snack bar

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Kings Head is a designer 3-star hotel set 43 km from Durham Crown Court and 42 km from Bill Bryson Library. Operating in Richmond since 1717, this hotel features Georgian architecture and modern comforts.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel.

This hotel is perfectly based near a valley and a river.

The Kings Head Hotel lies within 30 minutes’ drive to Durham Tees Valley airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of individual rooms, including classic twin room and superior twin room appointed with heating, Wi-Fi, flat-screen television, ironing facilities and IDD phone. The guestrooms look out on the castle. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, free toiletries and towels.

Eat & Drink

Offering various dining options, Quality Fish Restaurant and Jamie Oliver Trattoria are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour room service, wedding services and wake up service as well as a storage room and a designated smoking area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Female traveler room/floor

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib GBP 10
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Richmond (North Yorkshire)
    4300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver Trattoria
    100 ft
  • Quality Fish Restaurant
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26

Rooms and availability

The Kings Head Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Classic Single Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Room

The Kings Head Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Slippers
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

The Kings Head Hotel Location

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Local attractions

  • Northside Falconry9.7 mi
    Walworth Castle Hotel, Darlington
  • The Forbidden Corner10.1 mi
    The Tupgill Park Estate, Coverham, Leyburn
  • The Bowes Museum11.5 mi
    A66, Barnard Castle
  • The Bridge Gallery9.9 mi
    The Bridge, Bedale
  • Thorp Perrow Arboretum11.1 mi
    Bedale DL8 2PREngland

Restaurants nearby

  • Jamie Oliver Trattoria100 ft

    Address: 12-13 King Street

  • Richmond Grill and Brasserie200 ft

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

    78% likes this, based on 36 reviews

  • Quality Fish Restaurant100 ft

    Address: 11 King Street

    80% likes this, based on 36 reviews

  • Farmers Arms1000 ft

    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:
    26

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

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 (North Yorkshire) location
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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Richmond (North Yorkshire)
    4300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver Trattoria
    100 ft
  • Quality Fish Restaurant
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    26