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Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast

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Luton, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed just the one night on the way up to Scotland. Excellent B&B. Light, airy room (Red Room), really good shower. Good breakfast, ordered the night before which I don't see as a problem. Jill & Rupert are excellent hosts.

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jill and Rupert couldn't be better hosts, always making sure we had everything we needed, from food to the accommodation to places of interest nearby. We had to choose our breakfast the evening before to ensure whatever was to be cooked was available, something that not everybody can do.

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely endorsement. We were one of the earlier B&Bs to start asking for breakfast orders the night before - a practice that has now become widespread. We see it as benefiting us and the guests in a number of ways: first, it means, as Chris T says, that you get the breakfast you want; second, it... More 

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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a lovely guest house with great views, nice big garden and well presented clean rooms. I was able to take the dog to this guest house (only one I could find in crook that would accept my pup!) and they were very welcoming to him as well as us. Breakfast was very nice and you had a great... More 

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your canine's endorsement! We loved meeting him - such a character. We do find that dogs seem to bring a particularly good class of human guest with them... We're certainly set in our policy of accepting pets; it just makes it all that bit more interesting. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are near the Middlesbrough - Newcastle area, don't miss Durham. And if you need a place to stay near Durham, don't miss the Dowfold House. Jill and Rupert are the best hosts and their property is extraordinary. Very pleasant stay.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely B&B in the countryside just outside of Durham. Stunning views of Dales and pretty surroundings - impressive garden and very well maintained house. Dog friendly too! Pink Room is spacious, comfortable, nice amenities, and great bathroom as well. Breakfast is made with locally sourced ingredients and is very nice indeed. Also, they have a type 1... More 

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this glowing endorsement. We were delighted to welcome you, your dachshund and your splendidly decorated Nissan Leaf EV. We only wish that more electric car owners came to stay. EV Charging is free for guests - we reckon we more than make up for any cost with the amount of free electricity our solar PV panels bring... More 

Keswick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a one night stay but so comfortable and welcoming. If anyone could teach people how to run a successful b&b I think it would be Jill and Rupert. We would certainly go back and may have a good excuse in a few weeks - hope they have a room spare.

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for this lovely review. I suspect we may be better at doing B&B than teaching it, however! We certainly look forward to seeing you again - but we are pretty busy through July & August. Book early to avoid disappointment. More 

Arnside, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in one of the coloured rooms but I can't remember which one. The view was over the town which is far lower down, with hills surrounding. I was staying for three nights as I was a guest at a wedding at the Methodist/UR church in the town centre (I could see it from my room; it's next to... More 

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the delightful review. We do think it's part of our role to help guests to get the most out of the stunning area in which we are lucky enough to live, not just provide the best possible accommodation. We like to think of ourselves as "co-conspirators" with our guests in their pleasure (if that doesn't sound silly...). More 

Spalding, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We stayed at Dowfold House whilst at a family wedding, we were made very welcome. The house is spotlessly clean and the beds are very comfortable with quality bed linen and duvets. The rooms are spacious and have everything you need and more. It is very quiet and tranquil with beautiful views out of the bedroom windows. This is a... More 

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much. A family wedding is a BIG event, and we're glad we were able to play our small part. (The weather helped too - but then it's always sunny here...) More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family visited Dowfold house for a family wedding. The country side is stunning, Dowfold house is in a quiet location, but if you Like walking or a short drive the local shops and eateries are only a short drive. Jill the proprietor was most welcoming. The rooms were beautiful set in lovely grounds. Thanks for making our... More 

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Jill and Rupert R, Owner at Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. we're delighted that you had a memorable weekend. You've hit upon one of the key reasons that we chose to take Dowfold House on as a luxury Bed & Breakfast. We wanted somewhere quiet, but a pint of milk had to be an easy walk away. You can walk to the centre of Crook... More 

Oakville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed four nights at Dowfold House which is a short drive from Durham in an attractive rural setting overlooking a valley. It is a charming,comfortable house and our hosts attended to our every wish with kindness and thoroughness. Breakfasts were delicious and the jams and marmalade were outstanding.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come & visit our lovely, comfortable Victorian house with its delightful gardens. As a small, high-quality bed and breakfast establishment, we aim to provide a comfortable, welcoming, peaceful - home for you to enjoy; and we do GREAT breakfasts!Our rooms are comfortable and well-equipped, all with en-suite facilities, while our home & gardens offer opportunities for relaxation. We're proud of our green credentials. "Green, but without the hair shirt" is our motto. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast

Address: Dowfold House | Low Jobs Hill, Crook DL15 9AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Crook
Price Range: $105 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dowfold House Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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