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Gadds Town House

5.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   34 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, England
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Ranked #11 of 41 Durham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent our first anniversary here and we have decided to make it a anniversary traddition. We stayed in the garden room and it was stunning!! Dressing gowns and slippers provided to get in and out of the hot tub, complimentry tea, coffee, water and wine were in the rooms for us too. We had sunday lunch... More

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my partner for 2 nights in the Garden lodge (in no means is this a "Lodge") we chose to stay here as it is not far from home and after reading good reviews, DONT let the reviews or the pictures fool you, the people who have wrote good reviews about this particular room are crazy! The... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a firm favourite of my husband's who is a very fussy meat eater. Decor is stunning inside, food delicious and yes a little expensive but you get what you pay for and well worth the money for a special occasion and staff lovely. Highly recommend.

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Newca
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room,Indigo, was fantastic , rich almost decadent decor . Great service in the bar and restaurant . Food was first class. We had read a review in a local paper which was very negative - this did not match our experience! Nothing was too much for the staff -they were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night as a little break away and all I can say is this is a hidden gem..staff are fantastic!! We stayed in the Ruby room which was gorgeous, 4 poster bed,roll top bath,rainfall shower..gorgeous !! We had breakfast and this was also fantastic nothing is too much trouble for the staff highly recommend

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i stayed here last night and what a fantastic time we had. On arrival we were greeted by Craig, who is an absolute gentleman. The quality of our room, the Rouge suite, was brilliant, very clean and very well equipped. The restaurant staff were very pleasant and attentive and the food was of a very high standard.... More

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Newcastle
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5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Gadds Town House for 2 nights while the Brass music festival was on in Durham. Our room was tiny, just enough space to swing one cat. The décor was a bit mismatched we thought, a brick wall mixed with gold and velvet furnishings. The shower cubicle was lovely , but maybe not as part of the bedroom.... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so pleased with the location,the high standards of service and quality of our room. We were made to feel very welcome by Craig on arrival n during our stay. The breakfast n service in the dining room was excellent. We are definitely coming back to stay n explore Durham again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last week as an anniversary treat to ourselves. The place is charming, with imaginative lighting and décor. The staff were all very welcoming and attentive; the food in the restaurant was of a good standard and the breakfast was particularly nice. We stayed in the Amethyst room, which was sumptuous and cosy. Perhaps a bit too cosy,... More

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accrington
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as a large group for my niece's 21st birthday celebrations. My husband and I were staying in the penthouse suite. The rooms in the suite are light and airy with a fantastic modern bathroom that certainly has the wow factor-huge egg shaped bath and the biggest showerhead I've ever seen. It was a hot weekend so the... 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*
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A classic Georgian building from the outside...... step inside and prepare to be wowed . Choose Gadds Town House, Durham city’s most beautiful hotel and restaurant. Nestled in historical and peaceful Old Elvet, a striking transformation of an elegant townhouse ideally located minutes away from the Cathedral & Castle and Durham’s vibrant night life. Once inside the decor exudes glamour, luxuriously decedent combined with an eclectic collection of antiques & paintings creating atmosphere and special ambience to completely relax and enjoy. ... more   less 
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