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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   13 Durham Rd W, Durham DH6 5AU, England
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Ranked #25 of 43 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lethbridge, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is an older Guest House but the price is right. Very friendly and helpful hosts and excellent breakfast. Needs some upgrades. Convenient location on a busy road so back rooms likely quieter. Off street parking a plus.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Myself, my partner and my father have just had a wonderful 4 night stay at The Hill Rise Guest House. From the moment we arrived John and Jacqui (not to mention their dog, Charlie!) made us feel welcome, a theme which continued throughout our stay. Although they only took over in May, and have been extremely busy, they are slowly... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I stayed there last week for two nights and it was great,firstly the owner was great,so friendly and helpfull,he made us feel so welcome from the very first moment to the time we left,the room was lovely,so clean,breakfast fantastic,I know the new owners take over on 9th May,if they keep up the good repurtation of the previous owner they will... More 

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Leeds, Engladn
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Stayed over night with a friend - it's just off the A1 so very easy to find. On a busy road but our room was at the back and very quiet. lovely big twin room with a double and single, en suite. Good shower in small shower room. Very clean room - nice to have twixes provided along with the... More 

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Sale, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

For the price I was expecting something fairly basic. I proved to be a notch up on that with large clean rooms, comfortable beds and good quality enormous breakfasts. We were at the front and it is right on the main road. That may be a problem for light sleepers as there was a lot of traffic noise.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
42 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My husband, stepson and myself stayed overnight at Hillrise as we needed to be in the area the following day. There is parking outside on the main road and the guest house can be found within 1/4 of a mile of the motorway junction so no problems finding the place. We were met by the owner George who showed us... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I have stayed at Hill Rise, many times. My latest stay was unplanned, and, although I arrived at 10.30pm, I got the usual cheerful greeting from George. This was swiftly followed by, coffee and biscuits, in the lounge. It is a guest house, with hotel service, and a fabulous breakfast. These are just some of reasons I have been returning... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The warm welcome by Geoge the owner of this b&b was just the start of our short (2 night)stay,he provided tea and biscuits before we unpacked,gave us invaluable information on where to eat, excellant directions to these establishments,provided us with a cooked breakfast of our choice and the room provided was spacious comfortable and warm.George is an excellent host and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

On arrival we were warmly greeted by the owner George, and he swiftly produced tea and biscuits for us and gave good directions to a local bar/restaurant for our evening meal. The following morning we had a superb breakfast and again, George seemed to produce fresh melon and strawberries from nowhere! Altogether a very enjoyable stay and we would not... More 

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Milano
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2009

The B&B is good, clean and provides all you need. Very close to Durham, the Adrian's Wall, Alnwich Castle and Gardens, it's a perfect starting point for beautiful journeys. George, our Scottish guest, is very friendly and a perfect gentleman. He gives you lots of information on places to visit, good restaurants, weather forecast,... It's a real pleasure to talk... More 

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Address: 13 Durham Rd W, Durham DH6 5AU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
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Ranked #25 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hillrise Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5

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