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The Garden House Inn

North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ , England
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Ranked #23 of 41 Durham B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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tyne and wear
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this inn for a Saturday evening to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We did request a larger room when booking and were given room 2 although we could not say whether this was in fact one of their larger rooms or not. On arrival we got the last space in the car park' tightly squeezed next to the large... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is situated alongside a busy road and has a bus stop right in front of it. If your room is on that side (as was ours), you'll have the noise and fumes of the bus during the day. Luckily we spent most time in lovely Durham city. Breakfast is as the rooms, ok, not special. The hotel has... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend booked a table for eleven of us to celebrate her birthday at this hotel and I have never experienced anything so awful in my life. We waited 1.5 hours for the food and then they forgot to serve two meals. When one of the two came (the other was refused because everyone else had finished), the meal was... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Food here is great, although would benefit from a bit more variety. The duck is to die for. However; the rooms are a bit of a letdown. Clean enough but the showers don't work properly and they're a bit dated. Plus breakfast is just some ham and cheese or cereal. All very nice just would be nice to have something... More

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed overnight to visit Durham. What a find! Don't be put off by the traffic as we slept extremely well and it wasn't a problem. The spacious room was spotlessly clean, comfortable bed and tastefully furnished. Our meal that evening was first class! Plenty of choice and well presented. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Although breakfast was... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I decided to dine here last week. We were both disappointed with our meal and the service that was provided. The meal was not of the quality or the presentation that I would have expected for the price we paid. Service was virtually non existant, we were given knives and forks after the meal was served and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights this week, it is a lovely place to stay, a short walk into Durham, comfortable room , nice big towels , great pub food, a really good continental breakfast selection , lovely helpful staff . Many thanks for a perfect stay. Janet and Ken

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Wishaw, Scotland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here for one night. My initial impression was that it was a quaint pub/hotel with lots of character. I booked in and was given a room facing the front of the hotel onto a main road. I did have concerns about traffic noise, but I can honestly say it wasn't a problem. The room was well furnished if... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Having only lived in Durham for a few months, we have been looking for a decent pub with a comfortable atmosphere, friendly service, and original food. This fit the bill. The food was nothing to complain about and the ambience/crowd was much more pleasant than the rowdiness and tourist appeal one finds in the city centre's pubs.

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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I visited the Garden House after not having been for years on recommendation & both to meet friends. The beers were interesting & varied - very impressed with the Kozel Larger. I had the minute steak on recommendation (£9 all in) & it was lovely. Others had pulled pork & fish to name a few - all tasty & value... More

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Address: North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #23 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in Durham
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