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Lumley Castle Hotel

4.0 of 5 Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant service on reception Our room wasnt quite ready so we got free drinks up until we were called on & bags delivered to our room. Beautiful room exceptionally clean Lovely welcoming warm room as it was winter. Quite a wait for our evening meal as we didnt get booked in very early. Quite expensive food for what it was..... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Their strapline is "no ordinary hotel" and it lived up to it. The building is truly special and beautiful, so full of character and mystery. The bedroom was splendid, canopied bed, beautiful decor and furnishings. Customer service throughout was excellent, thoughtful, subtle, considered. Dinner was excellent, well constructed menu, beautifully cooked and presented food. Service again excellent. King prawn starter,... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second time staying at Lumley castle. I have stayed at the sister hotel ( Coombe Abbey) on two other occasions. We managed to get a special deal through travelzoo for this hotel. We had been given 2 x castle rooms for my party. I was a bit apprehensive regarding the deal, afternoon tea and B&B included, it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have dined here a number of times over the years but lately we feel it is not as good as it used to be. Since plating the meals the quality has definately gone down. Don't get me wrong, at £19.95 for a 3 course Sunday lunch it was very acceptable. I just do not think it was as good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in Lumley castle for three nights while I attended a function, the castle is lovely inside and has a real medievil feel to it. The staff are very helpful and could not fault the service they had offered. As expected the drinks and food is quite expensive and rooms can become pricey for what you actually get. A... More 

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

I stayed in a courtyard room. Lovely double bed, extremely comfortable, I felt a little chilly (it was really cold outside!) after reporting this to reception they sent the porter over very speedily with an extra heater. Breakfast was lovely (an extra £14.50) The building is full of interesting twists and turns and definitely worth a visit. As it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night with the whole family, Room was outstanding spacious, with huge bathroom and with a four poster bed. We were situated in the newer part of the Hotel which suited us as it was warmer than inside the castle. We had a 3 course meal on the evening and whilst the starter and desert were fantastic... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a Christmas Lunch on 19th December, we have been coming here regularly for over 10yrs when we want a special treat. The Castle itself is spectacular and when we go there we have a drink in the Library before going to the restaurant which is beautifully laid out. The three course meal is enough for us,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on 20th December and had a lovely afternoon tea with carol singers in the back ground, had a fab afternoon. Decor is obviously very fitting for the castle, very traditional but looks gorgeous, can't wait to come to more events in the future.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on Saturday afternoon to book a table at our local restaurant, where we have eaten many times entertaining both friends and business colleagues. On making the telephone call to the hotel, and pushing the correct option for the restaurant, I was told many times that there was no-one there to take my call. However I did manage to... 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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Also Known As:
Lumley Castle Durham
Hotel Lumley Castle
Castle Lumley
Castle Hotel Lumley
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#5 Family Hotel in Durham
#5 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#7 Business Hotel in Durham

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