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Durham Castle

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most amazing stay and couldn't fault the service, cleanliness or facilities. The castle was everything we expected, and with the advantage of having all the Durham bars and restaurants two minutes walk away. We stayed in an en suite room in the...More

Thank Carly674
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Unless you absolutely HAVE to have your own bathroom there is no finer place to stay in Durham. The rooms in the castle itself are comfortable with wonderful atmosphere. Breakfast in the truly magnificent vaulted dining hall was generous and delicious. I did not mind...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

My family and I were only in Durham for a one-day stopover, and Durham Castle was a highlight of our visit. The guided tour was intimate and informational. It was especially interesting to see students walking the grounds as it is a functioning university.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Think you are staying in a a castle? Yes and no. You are staying in what is, in effect, a dorm room in what WAS, in effect, a real castle. I felt I was in my university. Still, the breakfast in a big manor like...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The only complaint we can think of is that the water pressure wasn’t great. Staying in a beautiful old castle with stunning views and refurbished rooms. WiFi was strong (considering *castle* walls!), excellent breakfast. IT’S A CASTLE!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$62 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#8 Romantic Hotel in Durham
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$62 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#8 Romantic Hotel in Durham
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
Not really, use the bus
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"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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