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Lumley Castle Hotel

#5 of 19 Hotels in Durham
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Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always wanted to stay in a castle. This was not disappointing, the great features, uneven floors, small windows, I won't say too much as you would need to see for yourself. Library bar was quiet, we stayed by the open fire, being picky it would have been nice if it had been a real fire but the effect was good.... More 

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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a lovely place this is. All the staff were beyond lovely... helpful, smiley, accommodating! We had cream tea, dinner, bed and breakfast and everything was fantastic. Prices are a little higher than other venues, but it was well worth it! We had a courtyard room, and it was lovely...great big bed, beautiful bathroom and all the little essentials you... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for one of the hotel's famous Elizabethan banquets. It was a fantastic evening, with great food that ended up very filling and having to eat with your hands was a real novelty. The live entertainment throughout the evening was absolutely outstanding and really added to the lively atmosphere. The Ladies of Lumley are sublime singers and their old-school... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked online to go here for the Burns Night with friends. Online offer stated that if it was booked online you would receive £10 credit upon check in. Check in was a brief affair with no information given as to times etc for the Burns night function and no mention of the £10 credit. After spending the afternoon in bar... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an afternoon tea treat, having never been to Lumley Castle. On arrival I didn't find it easy to find the room where afternoon tea was served and staff were scarce. When we did locate it, the room was nice and had a cosy atmosphere. We booked the savoury afternoon tea and our server (Tony) was very friendly. However, I... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on business 27th January . Castle is in a fantastic setting and you can really feel the history of the place . I was in a courtyard room which was small but well equipped with good shower , tv, hairdryer , iron and ironing board and free wifi which was really useful as no mobile signal in some... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a 2nd time early January 2016. We had expected to be booked into one of the courtyard rooms as last time but we were upgraded to a room in the castle. Our room was up a stone spiral staircase. It was a beautiful room. It was very warm when we arrived but once... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The description "not an ordinary hotel", which appears on quite a lot of the hotel literature certainly fits this amazing venue. This is such a historic building, the atmosphere is unique and everything is incredibly beautiful. I found it quite breathtaking - the building is very imposing. All the inside decor is selected to fit in, and ranges from medieval... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended our friends wedding and as we don't live local booked a night. The guests rate was based on a courtyard room. I looked at the castle website and booked a cheaper deal staying in a castle room including tickets to Crook Hall and gardens. The wedding breakfast was excellent, a three course meal. I always worry that catering... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lumley castle was everything it was advertised to be. Our room was lovely and comfortable, and we had a great nights sleep. My friend and I went to the Elizabethan Banquet which was great fun. The following morning we had a full English breakfast before we left, it was delicious. I can really recommend this lovely old castle hotel.

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