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The City Hotel

84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The second time we have booked the hotel (pub), the first time the music was on all night the second time we were told there was no record of our booking, when we said this sort of thing was reported before on trip advisor we were told to get out. Good location lousy staff. I understand mistakes can happen but... More 

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

A lovely old pub,with rooms above it.Very comfortable room,quite small but had everything we needed.The beds were excellent,very cosy and comfortable.The bath room was small but was clean and had a good shower.The toilet plumbing was a bit noisy but not a problem,old and querky.The pub is very popular at night,so some noise but did not bother us.Breakfast was fantastic,very... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel at 2:00pm Saturday 8th August to be met by (I assume) the manager informing us that they had had a flood overnight and the room was uninhabitable! He then said he had been texting and leaving voicemail messages, since 7:00am, on my husband's mobile. My husband produced his mobile to show there weren't any messages... More 

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night only in order to do boat trip. Central location near to Marriott hotel. Clean, friendly and good value for money. Good breakfast and very comfy beds. Will use this again when staying overnight in Durham

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The city hotel is a pub with rooms above. The price reflects the old pub style..Good value. Room was overlooking main road therefore a bit noisy in the morning. Floorboards really creaky ,could hear next door occupants walking about. Breakfast in the bar ok. Staff helpful. Parking nearby with paid ticket starting at 8 am. Handy position to walk up... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a pub with rooms - right at the heart of Durham - the staff were very friendly for the most part and the Mexican food was good. Thee was a great guitarist on on Friday night - and the pub was crowded and noisy - the noise from the street can be disturbing if you are not a... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The hotel itself was in an excellent location. Two minutes away from the centre. The room was cosy and warm. The room was very tidy. The staff were excellent and very friendly. It is a place I would recommend if you are in Durham.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I visited Durham to attend ODI cricket at Chester Le Street . City Hotel provided a comfortable room for 2 nights; excellent breakfasts and most important all the staff were friendly and very attentive to visitors. Lively pub on the Friday evening but rooms 4 to 6 not really impacted. I will stay there next time I go North for... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This was my first trip to Durham, the central location of the City Hotel is excellent for exploring the city. The rooms was not large ( a twin) but clean and comfortable and the staff made us really welcome. Not really a hotel in the typical sense, more rooms over a pub, however this did not detract from the experience... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

First time staying at this hotel despite numerous trips to Durham over the last 4 years whilst my son has been at university here. Wish we'd found it before. Great central location, clean and pleasant room, good breakfast and extremely friendly and helpful staff.

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