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The City Hotel

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84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
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Ranked #24 of 43 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this was a horrible experience. Hardly any sleep all night. The sound of cars constantly zooming past. VehicleS parked music blaring under our window. Revellers throughout the early hours AND YES THIS WAS A SUNDAY NIGHT. Bins being put out across cobbles. Beer delivered at six with barrels being thrown about. All needed was a plane to fly past low.... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed just the one night at this pub yet the staff made us really feel at home. They were extremely helpful and friendly. Room was cozy and spotless, location was central, breakfast substantial. And it doesn't do any harm to mention their rather scrummy beers. When we go back to Durham we would certainly stay here again.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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237 reviews 237 reviews
54 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The City Hotel is actually a pub with rooms, rather than a fully fledged hotel. The rooms are very clean with a comfortable bed, and don't suffer from noise from the pub or beery smells! The single rooms are quite small; there's no chair or desk, and the only real flat surface was the window sill. The shower was fine,... More 

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226 reviews 226 reviews
47 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I spent a night in Room 3 for our daughters 21st birthday. Double room, freshly renovated, comfortable bed and hot shower. At front of hotel so road noise. No local parking so we parked in a nearby street and walked with our cases. Hotel is very close to town centre. Great bar for watching the world go... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We arrived early but were able to leave our bags behind the bar until check in time. We had the twin room, room 1 and it was fine. It's a room above a pub so you can't expect silence in the evening. We thought the sounds of traffic might annoy us but we didn't hear anything. We could hear music... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I booked this the day before travelling on Last Minute so maybe did not examine the details closely enough. The entry did say free parking which was definitely not true. I had to park on the street on a meter for £2.40 to last me till 9.30 am next day. It was around three hundred yards away so if I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Comfortable rooms with good facilities located conveniently close to city centre.. Good breakfast and nice, friendly pub. Rooms at front of hotel face onto busy road which is noisy as windows are single glazed sash windows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have just come back from a brill weekend staying in The City Hotel. We have been to Durham many times and have stayed in various Hotels. We hadnt heard of the City Hotel but everywhere else was booked so thought we would give it a try. Very deceiving from the outside!!! What a lovely little place, rooms spotless, beds... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed in a double en-suite room on Friday and Saturday nights. Our very large room had a really comfortable bed and fairly compact but completely adequate en-suite which was very clean. It was in the front of the building which means it got the noise of the traffic as it is on the main road and I had to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed in the apparently awful Room 1 - Yes its small but immaculate with the comfiest beds ever!!! Very quiet with a great power shower.....only thing missing was some soap and maybe the addition of a wall mirror is needed - said from the point of view of a very shortsighted person who needs a mirror 2 inches in... More 

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Address: 84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant
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Ranked #24 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Durham
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