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Winning Team
The Winning Team at Doxford Hall !
The Small Hotel of the Year in the North East Tourism Awards 2011 was awarded to  Doxford Hall Hotel, near Alnwick. They were announced winner at the awards ceremony held  on Thursday October 6th at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light.

Since opening three years ago, Doxford Hall Hotel has become the foremost country house hotel in Northumberland and this fantastic accolade certainly reiterates this. The awards recognise and celebrate the region’s very best tourism businesses.  This year saw 44 tourism businesses commended for their high standards of excellence with 10, including Doxford Hall, being lucky enough to be awarded a Gold Award. As winners of the North East Award they will go on to represent the North-East in the national Visit England awards being held next spring in in London.
The Small Hotel Award is aimed at all Small Hotels, Town Houses, Country House Hotels and Metro Hotels with under 50 bedrooms and a  Visit Britain 1 – 5 Star rating or 1 – 5 Star rating with the AA. To win you must demonstrated to the judges’ your commitment to high standards of customer care across the wider visitor experience; something Doxford Hall has always done exceptionally well.

Doxford Hall which employs over 50 members of staff, demonstrated to the judges’, all senior industry experts, its commitment to high standards of customer care across the wider visitor experience. They also demonstrated the highest levels of housekeeping, service and food as well as anticipating and responding to guest individual needs and requests.

This magnificent John Dobson Georgian House, is set in beautiful landscaped grounds and gardens and General Manager David Hunter was absolutely delighted to receive this award:
 “This is a true recognition of the tremendous hard work and commitment from all of the staff, and to the considerable investment that has been made by the owner of the property Robert Parker. We are a relative newcomer to the tourism industry in Northumberland and strive to maintain the highest standards and exceed guests expectations every time.”

Located less than ten miles north of Alnwick, Doxford Hall has 31 bedrooms a luxury Spa, Swimming Pool and Health Club and is open to residents and non-residents.  Original eighteenth century features have been carefully combined with twenty first century facilities. Last year after £500k refurbishment and redevelopment programme the hotel extended its conference facilities, increased the number of bedrooms and added additional public areas, and much needed additional meeting space and private dining rooms.

The original House is now part of the main hotel, providing a new reception, additional meeting rooms and six luxurious new bedrooms. With the opening of these new facilities Doxford Hall now has increased capacity to attract new leisure and business markets. The Hotel is open for morning coffee, afternoon tea  or a quiet drink around the fire in the  former Drawing Room or Library.


Doxford Hall awarded 4 AA RED STARS !
Discover Doxford Hall - Scotsman Newspaper 29/7/13
TWO chefs from south east Northumberland have helped land the hotel where they work a second AA Rosette.
A-mazing, but true ! - Sue Fox, from the Northern Echo, takes a short break at Doxford Hall
I couldn't resist the urge to paint this beautiful building
Dalhousie Castle purchased by owner of Northumberland Hotels
Doxford Hall - Winner Small Hotel of the Year !
Refurbishment project now complete at Doxford Hall
Jaguar Owners Club meet for Lunch at Doxford Hall
Dining awards at Doxford Hall
Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa awarded 4-Star status
Doxford Hall's exciting Spa and Leisure Club now open
Doxford Hall wins best large commercial building award
Doxford Hall Hotel in Northumberland gets rave reviews
Mothering Sunday Special events - 24/2/9
Fantastic Feedback from visiting guests - 18/11/08
Old friends reunited at retirement dinner - 07/11/2008
Excellent meal at the Hall - 15/10/2008
Craft Fayre followed by Wine and Cheese - 14/10/2008
George Runciman 80th Birthday at Doxford Hall - 09/10/2008
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