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Duncan Bannatyne’s signature hotel, Bannatyne Hotel Darlington is a stunning Grade II listed Georgian town house where the grandeur and warmth of a historic past, meets contemporary convenience and style. Accommodation includes standard double/twin rooms, junior suites with separate living and sleeping, a splendid four poster room, the stylish deluxe room and the superbly-appointed executive rooms. 

Our in house restaurant, Maxine’s, has gained an enviable reputation for superb food, great variety and excellent service. We can guarantee the freshest ingredients are used and with all the choices available, there is sure to be something to suit all tastes. 

Guests booking directly at the hotel have complimentary use of our state-of-the-art Bannatyne Health Club and Spa, which is a pleasant walk or short drive away from the hotel.

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa

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Situated in the heart of Darlington Town Centre, this stunning Grade II listed town house hotel can be yours for your wedding day.

For a close and intimate gathering, Maxine’s Restaurant is charming yet dramatic, providing the perfect balance between contemporary and traditional elegance. For larger wedding parties, The Wilbur Suite offers a light, airy and spacious setting, for receptions of up to 150 guests.

For a private tour and to discuss your requirements, please contact our Events Manager.

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Whether you’re looking for a relaxing space to enjoy a drink or a delicious meal, Maxine’s Restaurant is the perfect spot to visit. 

In the heart of Darlington, our restaurant has gained an enviable reputation for superb food, great variety and excellent service. Our seasonal menus guarantee the freshest ingredients are used and with all the choices available, there is sure to be something to suit all tastes.

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Make your business event a success with Bannatyne Hotel Darlington. Whether you are hosting a small private event or a large conference or exhibition, we have an option to suit you.

All our meeting rooms come complete with wifi access, an extensive range of presentation and office equipment and you will be assigned a dedicated member of our team to ensure everything runs smoothly for you.

Please contact our Events Manager to discuss your requirements.

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Family Friendly

At Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, you'll find a welcoming atmosphere that's perfect for all the family. Situated in the heart of Darlington, there's plenty to see and do as a family. 

We offer lots of extras for your little ones, including free swim facilities for kids and under 3's stay for free!


Afternoon Tea

Come and indulge in a spot of Afternoon Tea at Maxine’s Restaurant.

Our delicious cakes, sandwiches and savoury treats will make you want to stay and relax for the day!

Our menu features delicious scones, cakes and sandwiches complemented by teas, coffees or hot chocolate, providing the perfect way to relax and indulge. Why not upgrade to a glass of Prosecco for an additional £5.00?

Afternoon Tea is served 2pm till 5.30pm everyday. Must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

To reserve a table please call on 01325 365858.


A superb location for any occasion, Bannatyne Hotel Darlington is the perfect option for hosting a christening, funeral, wedding anniversary or birthday. From intimate private dining to large banqueting events, our Library, Study and Wilbur Suite will provide a beautiful venue for small and large parties alike.

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Situated a small walk from the hotel, the Bannatyne Spa works in partnership with Elemis to provide luxurious spa treatments, packages and hotel spa breaks. 

The Bannatyne Spa provides both Bannatyne and Elemis Spa therapies and beauty  treatments designed by professionals. Our expert team will help you escape, rejuvenate and harmonise body and soul, to cleanse you of everyday stresses and strains.

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Health Club

Located a short walk from the hotel, the Bannatyne Health Club is a state-of-the-art health club facility. All our hotel guests who book direct receive complimentary access to the Health Club.

Our recently refurbished two level gym has cardiovascular, resistance and functional training equipment to suit all abilities. As you would expect, we offer market leading and innovative equipment to keep workouts interesting and challenging.  From cardio equipment, resistance and variety of strength equipment through to a bespoke functional training zone, we have something that's guaranteed to suit your workout needs.  Also available at no additional cost is the exceptional variety of  group exercise classes, including Les Mills virtual classes.

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Discover County Durham

Bannatyne Hotel Darlington is situated in the heart of the historic market town of Darlington and walking distance to a hub of entertainment, shopping and nightlife in the town centre.

We are based in County Durham and just a stonesthrow away from a host of exciting things to see and do. Whether you wish to explore the magnificent Durham Cathedral, venture back in time at the Beamish museum or do a spot of shopping in the market town of Darlington, there is always something exciting to see and do in County Durham.

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