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5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   34 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, England
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Gadds Town House
Ranked #11 of 43 Durham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Town House staff were super welcoming and hospitable. Friendliest staff we've met since we've been away and made us feel like we were at home. Rooms were well organized, beds were comfy, WIFI worked intermittently but still okay. Clean, comfy and would most definitely stay again! Thanks everyone :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pro's: -location, short walk to centre -very friendly and helpful staff -breakfast very good -facilities, all you could ask for -themes are fun Con's: -dad's back was a little less happy due to the soft mattress -rooms rather dark though fine if you don't intend to read anything -room decor so elaborate there's relatively little space for your own stuff

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for one night at the Town House, having got quite a reasonable deal via Laterooms. In general we had a very pleasant stay but my impression was that this hotel falls just a shade short of fulfilling its promise. It has been quite luxuriously decorated and the ambience throughout was great, however looking closely a... More

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my partner whilst at my works Christmas night out in Durham. The room was fantastic with a really comfortable bed. The breakfast the next morning was also top notch. Located within walking distance of all the good restaurants and bars. Well worth a visit.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel....Fantastic staff....Fantastic location....exquisite food The decor of this hotel is so tasteful, and has a great ambiance. A nice touch was chocolates in the room, these little touches make all the difference. If you planning a trip to Durham, try the Town House.

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Chester-le-Street, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Town House this afternoon to treat my mam to afternoon tea and we were certainly not disappointed. We were greeted with a smile and shown to our table by professional and courteous staff. We were then treated to a sumptuous display of sandwiches and a cake stand of tempting scones, cakes and pastries, as well as unlimited... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch with my family none of us had ever been but I can say none of us were disappointed. At £12.50 some may say it's pricey however don't judge until you've tried it. They have an early bird menu that seems like cracking value so that will be the next thing we try.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful restaurant in a beautiful city. Everything about the place is excellent from the exquisite food to the tasteful decor. From the service to the ambiance. A truly wonderful experience. Well done to everyone!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The glossy pictures are just that......... First impressions were promising.... However this hotel did not deliver. We stayed in the garden lodge. This is what greeted us....... Shabby, broken blinds at the doors and windows, a musty smell, grubby shag pile rug (god knows what was lurking underneath), cheap flat pillows on bed (in a hotel you expect a beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room ,very clean.The staff were very friendly and the hotel was spotless and unique.we had the early bird 3 course meal which was absolutely perfect food. The Eden Lodge has a great wet room and 65 inch tv.The bed is the most comfortable I have ever slept in.Hot tub on a decked platform,was not totally private as you look... More

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Address: 34 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Gadds Town House 5*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Gadds Town House Hotel Durham

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