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Lumley Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
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Ranked #8 of 19 hotels in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Heather T Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Those looking for a little treat must try the afternoon tea in Lumley Castle Library Bar. It's so popular you must book up in advance to save disappointment. Beautiful cakes and scones are all home made, and you can tell. The bar is quaint with old world charm. Definitely a lovely treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just got back from a 2 night stay at the beautiful Lumley castle. My husband, 2 and a half year old son and I had a fantastic time. The staff are very friendly and accommodating from the start, as we had to change our booking due to my mistake. The staff are so friendly and work really hard and can't... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a wonderful weekend spent at this beautiful castle to celebrate our 30th wedding Anniversary. We booked the North East Heritage break which I thought was great value. In this we got 2 nights B & B, cream tea, a meal in the black Knight restaurant on one evening and a trip to Beamish museum (we... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am afraid to say I wouldn't recommend going unless you get a very good deal, or are with a wedding party. It was £315 for one night. This included a castle room, £30 each in the restaurant, a bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates on arrival. My husband had stayed here previously some years back when he... More

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent last night in one of the turret feature rooms it was so quirky creaky and walking through the wardrobe to the toilet was definitely a one off and put the smile on our faces which never really left. Dinner was excellent lovely wine and reasonably priced. Breakfast very nice staff on both occasions friendly but could do with... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After checking in the room which was small and darkish, but adequate for us, we went over to a bar, where we enjoyed our complimentary cream tea and Pimms to some old English type music. We had brought our own drink for the evening and the same bar gave us a pint of ice, no charge but I left a... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the place was magical the grounds are beautiful. The atmosphere is astounding The food was great hot and good. The bedroom was clean and comfortable. There were no ghosts roaming the halls but the wind sure did whip thru the chimney.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought a nights stay in this hotel as part of an anniversary gift for my partner. It was a brilliant idea. I had looked at many hotels, however, the rooms that were offered looked like every other hotel room - modern etc. Lumley Castle, on the other hand, have kept their rooms as original as possible - you really... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at this Castle Hotel and it still calls us back. Stayed for the Banquet absolutely fantastic as ever excellent acting in traditional Elizabethan Costume and wonderful harmony from the Ladies. The room was great with a well comfortable bed, the Black Night Restaurant excelled it self with a wonderful English Breakfast. Could... More

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge thank you to all the staff at Lumley Castle Hotel! We recently held our Daughter and Son -in - Law's wedding at the Castle and could not have asked for a better venue or for more attentive service! Our wedding was a very large affair held over two days, with a variety of different elements attached to it.... More

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Address: Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lumley Castle Hotel 4*
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Lumley Castle Durham
Hotel Lumley Castle
Castle Lumley
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