THE NORTHEAST has a lot to offer when it comes to budget accommodation, but we’ve taken a look at the most expensive and luxurious hotel rooms in the area for those looking for something a little different. bit special.
After watching the best campsites in the regionlet’s take a look at accommodations for people looking for a little more comfort and an experience away from home, or in some cases, a mansion away from home experience.
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Using TripAdvisor, we’ve put together a list of the most expensive hotel rooms in the North East and North Yorkshire, and we’ll look at what you get for the price and the quality of a property’s reviews.
All prices have been calculated based on two adults staying in one room in mid-June and are correct at the time of writing
- The Royal Suite, Grantley Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Kicking off is a very luxurious room in a North Yorkshire hotel that offers guests a first-class night’s sleep and stay.
According to TripAdvisor’s description, Grantley Hall has 47 ‘exquisite’ rooms and suites which have been ‘designed to ensure our guests have a fabulous night’s sleep in a most magical setting’.
In the Royal Suite, guests have an emperor-size bed, a sitting area with a fireplace, a view of the entrance hall, the French gardens and the River Skell, a bathroom en-suite marble bathrooms, a work desk with a state-of-the-art TV and audio system. ”
Guests also benefit from a minibar, a professional capsule coffee machine and the possibility of installing two additional beds to accommodate children up to the age of 15. Breakfast is complementary to the room.
The sleeping area is on a raised mezzanine overlooking three round windows.
Although the Historic Lobby is pricey, there are cheaper options for guests, and it has received great reviews with 389 “excellent” five-star reviews out of 499 overall.
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- The Presidential Suite, Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough
Here, guests can stay in a historic private royal mansion and gardens with bed and breakfast included with your stay.
According to TripAdvisor’s description, The Goldsborough Room offers 17 luxury rooms for guests that feel like “your own private country retreat.”
Guests who stay in the room, which the hotel says is “truly fit for royalty,” will enjoy an 8-foot four-poster bed and a sunken whirlpool tub that sits in the bay window overlooking the the park.
The separate bathroom also houses two glass sinks and a separate shower.
The room sports all the usual amenities including air conditioning, wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and a few extra extras such as a hot tub.
Guests can increase the cost of the room to £645 if they wish to enjoy dinner at the Bay Horse Inn as part of their stay.
- Old Hall Suite, Rockcliffe Hall Hotel, Darlington
Price: £424 – £530
The famous Rockcliffe Hall Hotel in Darlington comes in third place and offers guests a bed and breakfast stay.
Guests who have chosen this room will be able to sleep in a king-size bed with Egyptian cotton bedding and enjoy a living room and seating area, a smart TV with on-demand services and a view on the gardens and the woods of the complex.
According to TripAdvisor’s description, Rockcliffe Hall is the only five red star hotel in the north of England.
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The description continues: “Set on a magnificent 18th century estate on the banks of the River Tees, Rockliffe Hall is a destination in itself.”
Visitors have the option to upgrade their stay and dine at the Orangery Restaurant and enjoy a three-course dinner.
The hotel is highly rated with 2,755 “excellent” five-star reviews and 443 “very good” four-star reviews out of 3,538 total reviews.
- The Refuge, The Townhouse, Durham
Price: £435 – £545
The Hideaway is located in The Townhouse in Durham and is another room equipped with all the luxuries you need for a comfortable stay.
The room contains a queen-size bed, hair dryer, air conditioning, TV, bathtub, coffee and tea maker, heater, clothes hanger, clothes dryer, bedside table and smoke detector.
Described as a “classic Georgian building from the outside” on TripAdvisor, The Townhouse is in the historic and “peaceful” Old Elvet area of Durham.
The description goes on to say that once inside, the “decor exudes glamour” and “luxuriously decadent.”
The hotel received 335 five-star “excellent” reviews and 172 four-star “very good” reviews out of a total of 688 total reviews.
There is currently a discount on the room and it would normally cost £545 per night.
- Dairy Hot Tub, Middleton Lodge Estate, Richmond
Featuring large floor-to-ceiling patio doors that open directly from the garden level hot tub rooms to the private gardens, visitors won’t have to travel far for a hot dip.
The hot tub areas feature sitting areas and huge pewter whirlpools, which can be filled from fresh spring water from the estate.
Guests can sleep in a super king-size bed and enjoy a ‘magnificent’ bath and separate walk-in shower.
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A Roberts radio and Nespresso machine allow guests to relax on their favorite station while sipping their favorite morning coffee.
Reviews of Middleton Lodge are also glowing, with the estate earning 312 “excellent” five-star reviews and 58 “very good” four-star reviews out of a total of 425 total reviews.
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