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Durham Castle

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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour”(19 reviews)
“free tour”(11 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guided tour of the castle was most enjoyable and informative. The guide Chris was very knowledgeable but also injected an element of humour. It was a good balance. A most interesting building which a rich past.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got married here last July and I have to say the service/day was second to none. The staff I dealt with leading up to and the day of my wedding were fantastic and attentive. They made sure every last detail was down to the...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Verry nice stay thumbs up beautiful location in the heart of durham staff freindly breakfast great choice only snag no television in room otherwise top notch would definitely stay again durham was so interesting aswell

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second stay at Durham Castle and I hope to come back next year. Breakfast in the great hall is best I have enjoyed for a while. Nice friendly staff. There is bar within the castle grounds and conveniently close to acodatioon. Remember...More

Thank IAN S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at Durham Castle, primarily because of its historic surroundings and central location in Durham City. It's pretty much a university dorm room, although it was comfortable enough for a short stay. The dining hall was historic and impressive and the breakfast...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$60 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Historic Hotel Hotel in Durham
#2 Quiet Hotel in Durham
#4 Centrally Located Hotel in Durham
#3 Great View Hotel in Durham
#2 Mid-range Hotel in Durham
#1 Quaint Hotel in Durham
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$60 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Historic Hotel Hotel in Durham
#2 Quiet Hotel in Durham
#4 Centrally Located Hotel in Durham
#3 Great View Hotel in Durham
#2 Mid-range Hotel in Durham
#1 Quaint Hotel in Durham
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (112)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (1)
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9 February 2018|
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Response from minou468 | Reviewed this property |
No accommodation in term time as it is a student residence. Accommodation available during the Christmas, Easter and summer holidays.
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James F
12 February 2017|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
Not really, use the bus
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Room Tips
"You can't choose your room, but it was very quiet when we booked so we were given one of very few en..."
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"Ask about stairs. Views fantastic but no lift. They have 1 or 2 en suite rooms but better to have a..."
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"Middle age? May NOT be for you. Too many stairs to climb."
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"check how many steps"
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