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Lumley Castle Hotel

#7 of 19 Hotels in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked a stay with a voucher I was given. We got a complimentary upgrade to a better room and it was amazing. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Beautiful, staff are amazing, especially the breakfast team and the reservation team.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently visited Lumley Castle to attend a friend's wedding and I was not disappointed. Although I had attended a corporate event there on an evening I hadn't gotten the chance to see the castle in all its glory. I was a beautiful setting for a beautiful event.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds and buildings are attractive. this is true even in an area of many Castles and Stately omes. The hotel has good potential. I didn't play golf there but is possible that if I had gone there to play golf I might have been happy with an average hotel a slightly below average restruant with slow service and an... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb setting and unique ancient castle buildings near Durham, generally furnished to a high standard appropriate to an ancient historic building. We stayed in mews room which was well furnished appointed but quite small. Ceiling was thin and we could easily hear occupants moving around in room upstairs. A major disappointment was that we had booked the restaurant for a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after an horrendous journey due to roadworks and idiot drivers on the A1, checked in and went to our 'double room'. Opened the door, just enough room to walk in and there is the bed pushed into the far corner, a huge bell pull hanging from the ceiling to the middle of the pillows. At the side of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoid this place like the plague. A haunted castle - no ordinary hotel is the strap line - and this was indeed a nightmare. The room we had was ultra ordinary, the sheets did not even go the whole length of the bed, the orange juice at breakfast had never seen an orange, the food is indifferent and they over-charge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and professional staff. Clean comfortable rooms both in courtyard and castle itself. Restaurant offers a good evening meal and a varied and hearty breakfast. Due to the nature of the property it has its quirks and I wouldn't suggest it suitable for the less able bodied guest or families with small children.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a two night stay, as we were over for the cricket. This hotel is in an excellent location for ease to get to Durham Cricket Ground. It is a majestic building, in a lovely setting. We had a room in the courtyard. This was very dark, but well equiped. Difficult to see to put make-up on. This room was... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this hotel calls its self "no ordinary hotel" it is a little expensive but for a special occasion it is nice to experience of staying in a castle. The dinner and breakfast were both good. The room in the court yard was same but nicely furnished. The music played in the library bar and the dining room was on... More 

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lincoln, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this beautiful hotel for 2 nights, 12 and 13 June 2015. Checked in at 4pm, no queue, very straightforward and allocated to courtyard room No. 4 which was very close to reception and perfect for our stay with a very comfy kingsize bed! We booked bed and breakfast for the hotel through their own website and got a... More 

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