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The Shoes

16 Sunderland Road | Gilesgate, Durham DH1 2JT, England
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The Shoes
Ranked #14 of 41 Durham B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

I work away a lot and have stayed in many b&bs and this is the first time I have been compelled to write a review about one. The room we stayed in was very comfortable, well presented, clean and cosy. The breakfast was excellent and the owner is a top bloke, very friendly and so laid back!! The best place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Great welcome from Billy. Friendly locals pub - great draught too. Upstairs to the room:spacious and spotlessly clean. We were out until 11.30am - by which time the bar was closed - so no noise. Breakfast cooked by Billy kept us going until evening. In all a great place to stay: cheaper than the Premier Inn, closer to the city... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Our welcome by Billy was great - he was expecting us. The room was far better than we expected - spacious and with a modern bathroom and the beds were comfy. In the evening there was pub noise but this stopped about 11pm. Breakfast was a huge meal (one of the few I've been unable to finish) served in the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed at Shoes when visiting Durham for the first time as my son was taking part in the Great North Run. Whilst initially the outside appearance suggested nothing special, as soon as we entered the pub it was a very nice atmosphere and we received a warm welcome from Billy and his staff behind the bar. Our room and... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A recent visit to Durham was the first time my husband and I had visited the city and I am so pleased that in searching for accommodation on the internet I came across this absolutely great place. The host, Billy, was truly wonderful. The room was spotless and comfortable. The pub itself was great - lively without being a magnet... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

We came back to durham as ex students and stayed one night at the shoes and had a great night! The rooms were lovely, the beds so comfy and it was great to have a latte macchiato in the morning as well as the most incredible hangover breakfast! The staff were friendly and accommodating - they didn't mind us coming... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I have now stayed at The Shoes on a number of occasions and always found the landlord and staff to be extremely warm, welcoming and helpful. Facilities are clean and exactly what's required for a short break. Breakfast is superb. I will certainly be staying more often in the future!!! Well done and thanks.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Stayed at The Shoes when having a night out in Durham with friends. The staff were so helpful and friendly and the room was spotless. The beds were clean and comfortable with a really good sized en-suite. The staff ordered us a taxi for our trip into Durham and we had a couple of drinks in the bar before we... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I have never been more disgusted in all my life what an ignorant owner of a pub we were there for nearly half a day before he even spoke and when he did it was too look down his nose at us the rooms were very dated and in need of a major revamp it looks as if it has... More

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I stayed at The Shoes recently with my sons whilst in Durham for a family wedding. The rooms were very clean, stylish and comfortable, with spacious en-suite shower rooms, tv and tea/coffee making facilities. There was no problem leaving our luggage on arrival as we dashed off to our wedding and the bags were waiting in our rooms when we... More

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Address: 16 Sunderland Road | Gilesgate, Durham DH1 2JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
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Ranked #14 of 41 B&Bs / Inns in Durham

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