The Windmill

Dalton PiercyTS27 3HNHartlepoolUnited Kingdom
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About The Windmill

Situated along the A19 in Elwick, The Windmill places guests five miles west of Hartlepool town centre. The property features 12 letting rooms and a guest lounge.

Each room features a private bathroom with a shower, along with amenities such as a flat-screen TV, a hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, ironing facilities and a hospitality tray.

Facilities include a sun terrace, a business centre and free self-parking. The inn is non-smoking, does not allow pets and offers free Wi-Fi.

The on-site restaurant serves breakfast and evening meals, as well as a Sunday Carvery - all at extra cost. Plus, guests can enjoy a drink in the bar.

The Windmill lies within 20 miles of the Head of Steam - Darlington Railway, Auckland Castle and Finchale Priory and a 40-minute drive from Newcastle. Plus, guests can easily explore the Durham Heritage Coast.

Contact

Dalton Piercy, TS27 3HN, Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1429)267592 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Average rooms

There's nothing all that bad about the rooms at the Windmill. In fact, most guests mention that they found the rooms were clean and tidy. Some felt they lacked attention to detail but the consensus seems to be that they provide acceptable surroundings for the night.

Enjoyable Sunday carvery

With just a few exceptions, guests enjoy the Sunday carvery on offer at the Windmill, mostly describing the food as nicely prepared and tasty. Service also appears to be good, with the majority of reviews suggesting that the staff is friendly and attentive.

Budget-friendly

Guests comment on the low rates for the rooms, as well as freebies such as Wi-Fi and parking. The typically view is that the property offers good value for money, although the addition of a free breakfast would make things even better.

Negative Reviews

Poorly organised events

Feedback about the Windmill suggests that the property is poorly organised when it comes to hosting events such as business conferences, parties and weddings. The staff don't seem to have everything in hand and this leads to confusion and disappointment among guests.

Ambience could be better

Several guests mention that the restaurant was so quiet when they visited that it resulted in a poor ambience while eating. Some background music would improve matters but guests found this wasn't forthcoming.

Location

A number of guests found the location of the Windmill was too secluded for their tastes. It will probably suffice if you have a car or don't mind paying for taxis but there is little to speak of within walking distance.

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Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 387 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
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7.4 out of 10 based on 387 reviews