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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2 Victoria Terrace, Durham DH1 4RW, England
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The Victorian Town House
Ranked #1 of 41 Durham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second visit to The Victorian Town House and we stayed in the Langley Room (twin room, ground floor), Our room was extremely comfortable, with everything supplied for our visit including a well-stocked welcome tray. The WiFi was great, having 2 routers to ensure good connection in all rooms. The en-suite bathroom was very big with plenty of... More

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned home from a lovely weekend in Durham. jill and Andy were great hosts. We stayed in the Flambard room, it was an extremely pretty room, the bed was very comfy and the bathroom well equipped. The breakfast on both days were delicious, lots of fruit etc to choose from. If I had any... More

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful. Large comfortable room with great view. We stayed in the Beaumont room. Food was plentiful and good choice. Good to see lots of fruit available. A good location for seeing Durham so long as you don't mind the last little steep bit. Durham is well worth a visit. Newcastle interesting but it was a bit hot... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to stay at The Victorian Townhouse for 2 nights in June. I was in Durhamof rom Canada to defend my thesis at the School of Education and I needed a place that would allow me to be well rested and well fed as I prepared for my VIVA. The Victorian Townhouse filled the bill admirably.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A little tricky finding them from the train station, but once we were pointed in the right direction it was easy. Andy and Jill were wonderful hosts. Had our bags waiting in our rooms because we arrived a bit early and left to explore Durham. The Flambard room was so comfortable and the bathroom so spacious. Breakfast had so much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed here in the very comfortable ground floor Langley Room on a short visit to Durham.Appreciated being able to park outside and have no steps to climb other than the short flight up to the breakfast room where Jill and Andy serve a first class start to the day. The location is very good with only a short walk into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here for 3 very comfortable nights. Jill and Andy were lovely hosts and delivered a first class service. Warm and inviting, nothing was too much trouble. We stayed in the Beaumont Room, it was pleasant and comfortable with excellent Wifi connection. the breakfasts were yummy with plenty of choice. A short walk to town and a walkable distance... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We spent four nights at this B & B in Durham, England. The hosts could not have been more helpful in term of recommending and arranging taxis for us, recommending restaurants. The location is very good if you are travelling by train, as we were. Easy walk to the main attractions of the city. Quiet location along the River Ouse.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Just got back from a couple of days away with friends to Durham and stayed at this accommodation. It is first rate and we couldn't fault it. Jill and Andy are a really lovely couple who will go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as they can. The house itself is not too large... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We spent 3 nights at The Victorian Town House and had a lovely time. The location is good, the room very well appointed, and the breakfast was fab. The hosts were very friendly - it couldn't have been better!

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Address: 2 Victoria Terrace, Durham DH1 4RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victorian Town House 4*
Also Known As:
The Victorian Town House Hotel Durham

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The Victorian Town House, renovated to a high standard, is set in the heart of the World Heritage site of Durham's majestic cathedral and castle. It is only a five-minute walk from train station and city centre. It holds four star accreditation with Gold Award from Visit Britain. In addition it holds a breakfast award and Taste Durham award indicating the quality of its breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients. It provides stylish accommodation with panoramic views of Durham cathedral, castle and park. Twin, Family and Double rooms are available, providing luxury en-suite accommodation in a mixture of traditional elegance and contemporary style. Limited off-street parking is available. Wi-fi available free of charge. ... more   less 
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