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February 22nd, 2019

Worthy Causes Set For Boost From Mayor of Sunderland’s Charity Golf Day

The Mayor, Councillor Lynda Scanlan, launched the fundraising event at the Mercure George Washington on the same day the hotel was marking the start of its 40th...

July 17th, 2020

We are an ‘ALLSAFE’ Hotel

We are an ‘ALLSAFE’ Hotel
As part of the Accor Group, we are delighted to announce that George Washington Hotel is now certified as an ‘All...

March 8th, 2019


The world’s leading golf networking group swings into the George Washington Hotel to boost Wearside business


AN innovative...

March 26th, 2020

Thank you to all our wonderful staff! Stay safe everyone!

THIS is the first time that the George Washington website blog has been used for a personal message, but then, these are unusual times!

I just wanted...

August 6th, 2018

Sunderland Legend Joins Golfers Helping Mayor of Sunderland’s Charities

Despite dreadful weather, golfers hit fairways for worthy Wearside causes 

The George Washington Hotel and Golf Club in Washington was the...

October 1st, 2020

Red Sky Foundation Fund-Raising Event

Big-hearted fundraisers invited to George Washington hotel for Red Sky Foundation fund-raising


Hotel Spa staff at the George...

May 20th, 2020

Play Safe, Stay Safe… It’s good to be back!

Hello, Hello, it is good to be back…

The Boys (and Girls) are back in town…Well some of them!!!

What a week that was for golf and for the...

May 13th, 2020

Play Safe & Stay Safe…Golf is Back!

Golf is Back at George Washington, together let’s play safe and stay safe

And they’re Off !!!……  at 0658 hours, Bill...

March 11th, 2020

Our amazing accommodation deals!

Something for the families, our School’s out deal.

November 6th, 2020

No goodbyes simply see you soon!

Dear valued guests, friends and followers,

We once again find ourselves facing the reality of another temporary break from our normal range of...

February 1st, 2020

Montana Spa February 2020 Offers

Relax, unwind and treat yourself to one of our amazing February 2020 offers at the Montana Spa.

November 5th, 2018

Meet the Chef at Carter and Fitch

Carter and Fitch pizzeria, smokehouse and bar is set in the beautiful grounds of the George Washington Hotel. Our...

January 14th, 2019

Meet our spa manager – April

Our Montana spa at the George Washington Hotel has everything you need, from luxury spa days and spa breaks to personalised treatments.  Our therapists make every...

Meet our rockstar wedding planner, Kirsty

The George Washington Hotel is a stunning wedding venue in the North East. We have hosted weddings of all shapes and sizes so whether you imagine having a lavish...

March 17th, 2020

Keeping you informed: COVID-19 latest

Dear guests, friends and followers,

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in light of the Government’s latest steps to contain it, we are now...

January 7th, 2019

Ideas for treating your loved one on February 14th

This Valentine’s Day sweep your partner off their feet and spend meaningful time with your other half. When it comes to romantic Valentine’s Day surprises, we can...

August 1st, 2019

Hotel Wants to Hear From Guests And Staff On Birthday

The George Washington marks 40th birthday with hunt for old memories.

The George Washington hotel has appealed for former guests and...

May 10th, 2019

Home James– By George!

Free taxi service for diners – fare’s fayre!

THE George Washington Hotel is going that extra mile to attract diners – by offering...

November 24th, 2020

Golf is BACK from 2nd December!

Following the announcement yesterday by the Prime Minister that the month-long English lockdown will end on Wednesday 2nd December 2020, and with...

May 11th, 2020

Golf Course Re Opens Wednesday 13th May 2020

George Washington Golf Club Covid-19 Update – Course Re-Opens Wednesday 13th May 2020

Dear Friends,

Following last night’s...

May 14th, 2020

Golf at George Washington, we are keeping it “safe as houses”.

Finally, golf is back, and the George Washington is delighted to welcome back members, friends and visitors alike. We are 100% staying alert and have taken every...

November 4th, 2020

Golf and Country Club Policy Statement COVID – 19 Updated 4th November

Mercure George Washington Golf and Country Club

We’re sorry to say that all of the golf facilities at George Washington Hotel will be closed...

February 26th, 2020

George Washington staff pass boot camp test with flying colours

The running of a modern, four-star hotel like the George Washington can, at times, require an almost military level of planning and precision. Everything always has...

November 25th, 2020

George Washington picks up honours from military

George Washington picks up honours from military after ongoing Covenant campaign

The George Washington Hotel’s enthusiastic support...

June 10th, 2019

George Washington Hotel Rallies Armed Forces Support

Business community gathers behind ex-military personnel initiative

Businessmen across Wearside have thrown their weight behind...

September 4th, 2018

George Washington Comes Up Trumps Against The Donald!

North East golf course in best condition in UK and Europe

THE Mercure George Washington Hotel has topped over 300 UK and European...

December 1st, 2018

Four of the Best Christmas Gift Voucher Ideas

Take the hassle out of shopping with our range of amazing Christmas gift vouchers for your family and friends. Spoil your loved ones with the perfect gift,...

First Lady And Husband Return To Washington Wedding Venue Forty Years On

A COUPLE who became the first to hold their wedding at the newly opened George Washington Hotel in 1979 have returned 40 years on to celebrate their Ruby Wedding...

December 11th, 2018

Events Diary for the New Year

New year, new events, right? 2019 will bring some exciting events and party nights at the George Washington Hotel.

We like keeping you updated so here...

November 22nd, 2018

Events Diary December 2018

Celebrate the festive season in style at The George Washington Hotel! We have tickets left for some of our Christmas and New Years Events, so ring us on 0191 402...

September 4th, 2019

Dying Golf Captain’s Last Wish Fulfilled

A North East golf captain’s dying wish has been honoured with a bridge in his memory on the course he loved playing.

Kevin Lillee, 61, was captain of...

March 8th, 2019

Dick Malone and Micky Horswill hope Wembley-Bound Sunderland write them out of the record books

SUNDERLAND legends Dick Malone and Micky Horswill are hoping Jack Ross’s Wembley-bound side will write them out of the record books later this month.

The two...

November 27th, 2020

Covid-19 Update – November 26th

Dear valued guests, friends, and followers,

Once again, we face challenging times, but please be assured that our hotel will stay open except for our...

September 18th, 2020

Covid-19 Update – 18th September

Further to Today’s announcement from Matt Hancock in relation to the North East amended Covid-19 Regulations please find the changes to our hotel policy. During...

July 16th, 2021

Covid-19 Update

George Washington picks up honours from military after ongoing Covenant campaign.`

The George Washington Hotel’s enthusiastic support of the Armed Forces...

August 10th, 2020

COVID-19 Information – Face Coverings

In line with new laws introduced by the Government on 8th August 2020, it is now mandatory to wear a face mask or face covering in enclosed spaces in...

December 2nd, 2018

Christmas Activities in Newcastle and the North East

Christmas is here, and we are really excited… so excited that we created a list of festive activities for you to do in Newcastle and the North...

June 17th, 2020

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Round of Golf!

Father’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t found a great gift yet, we got you covered!

We have the perfect gift idea to make your dad...

November 15th, 2018

Carter & Fitch Christmas specials

This Christmas we are going bigger and better at Carter & Fitch Pizzeria, Smokehouse and Bar. Carter and Fitch has a fantastic environment to kick back and...

December 17th, 2018

Benefits of spa treatments at the Montana Spa

Our Elemis therapists harness the power of nature and science to create ground-breaking formulas that genuinely transform your health and skin. All our treatments...

September 11th, 2019

A chance to tee off at Sunderland AFC stars Golf Day

SUNDERLAND supporters have a last-minute chance of playing golf with the club’s first-team players and staff – but they’ll have to be quick off the mark to book...

October 30th, 2020

“Oh…It’s such a perfect day, i`m Glad I spent it with you…” (Lou Reed)

“WHY DONT YOU…Just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead…sitting
At home watching TV turn it off...

July 27th, 2020

‘THANK YOU’ to Our Frontline Workers

As a nation we may never be able to thank our frontline workers enough who have given everything and continue to work tirelessly in an effort to keep us safe during...