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Lumley Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
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Ranked #7 of 19 Hotels in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent Saturday night 22/11/2014 at this beautiful castle. The staff could not have been more helpful and the food well that was excellent. This is my 3rd stay here and will be back again as soon as I can.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lumley Castle is a perfect place for the wedding. I'm telling here about my own experience as a bride :) Everything is perfect there: staff, food, atmosphere. First of all I would like to talk about staff. Every single person was really helpful and polite. I would like to say BIG thank you to June, the woman who was working... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a friends wedding. The castle itself is pretty majestic, with a cosy feel and a great bar. The staff were friendly, but not sure about their 'classic' outfits, all seemed a bit theme park to me. I gave the hotel three stars based on the fact that the bed was very small. We stayed in one... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night which was not long enough, Castle was impressive and nicely restored warm pretty court yard areas our two bedrooms comfortable bathrooms better showers great, staff could not have been more attentive, food both breakfast and evening excellent, will Definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to begin! We have stayed in many hotels, but this has to be the best experience ever. It was our best friend's fiftieth birthday in October, so we wanted a special treat for her. She had always wanted to stay in a castle.Booked feature rooms, the Medieval Banquet, ( A Brilliant Evening), dinner on the second night in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went for our wedding anniversary. We had champagne and chocolates in our spacious and atmospheric room. The staff are brilliant especially Tony who had us laughing all the time and Lorraine who made us feel at home. Definitely going back again, the food was quality and plentiful, with a guitarist to make it even more romantic.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an outstanding hotel . It is atmospheric and comfortable. However , the most commendable feature is the staff. Each member of staff cannot do enough to make your stay memorable. The staff in the dining room are particularly good with a friendly and efficient attitude. They are never flustered and always attentive . Well done for employing such staff... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay at Lumley Castle. The room with the four poster bed was more than adequate. However, you need to be careful when walking around barefoot, both my wife and I snubbed our toes on the bed stands. Good golf course surrounds the castle. It is used for wedding etc. so I expect it can get... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Room 50 with a really comfy 4 poster bed and hidden bathroom that you entered through a door built into the wardrobe! I was worried that the room may be chilly because we were staying in a castle but it was very cosy. :-) There was a great selection at breakfast and the waiting staff were all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes a lot for us to be disappointed, being generally optimistic and forgiving people. We stayed at Lumley Castle, Durham for a wedding in October 2014. We had high expectations. On arrival we were greeted by a receptionist, who appeared "unwelcoming" in spite of her jolly Tudor costume. She was obviously having a bad day. Other staff were friendly,... 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*
Number of rooms: 74
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Lumley Castle Durham
Hotel Lumley Castle
Castle Lumley
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