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The Victorian Town House

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 15, 2016

The location is excellent. The quality of service is second to none. Our every need was catered for. Nothing was too much trouble. Jill and Andy are a lovely couple. It felt as if you were staying with friends, which is a considerable achievement. The on site parking,so near to Durham town centre, was a bonus. Jill and Andy have...

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nottingham
Reviewed December 10, 2016

only stayed one night due to lack of availability for the whole weekend. The location is perfect - a 5 minute walk from the centre but in a quiet area. Very tasteful rooms, nice hosts and a great breakfast

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 2, 2016

Stayed for one night in November. Walking distance into Durham. Beautiful room, warm and spacious. Breakfast was delicious, would love to stay again. Thanks Jill & Andy. Wishing you a lovely Christmas!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We were greeted by andy who helped us with are luggage up to are rooms. We were in walking distance of Durham and the cathedral,The rooms were spacious and clean and we had possibly the best breakfast of all visited

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Sechelt, Canada
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Our first stay and we will be back!. The room was perfect for us with a comfortable queen bed and all the necessary amenities. Jill and Andy were gracious hosts and provided us an excellent breakfast each day. I was able to have fresh fruit and yogurt each day as an alternative to traditional breakfasts. As we had booked well...

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South Wales UK
Reviewed November 28, 2016

With a hungry son at University to visit, where better to stay for a hassle free weekend in Durham than at The Victorian Town House with Andy & Jill. Standards were at their usual high level throughout and a it is only a short walk (10 mins) into town. A few degrees colder than Chepstow adds to the atmosphere when...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Beautiful well appointed guest house in the centre of Durham. We were greeted on our arrival by Jill and Andy and shown to a lovely comfortable room with spacious en-suite.. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious. We would definitely recommend this best and breakfast.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 16, 2016

My first trip to Durham was wonderful, despite the atrocious weather which made the warm welcome from Jill and Andy even more appreciated! I shared the family room with two friends - ample room for three adults, and had everything we needed. The breakfasts were delicious - to be honest, we were spoilt for choice! An extremely lovely stay at...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016

The Victorian Town House is well situated to the lovely Durham city center with easy access (by foot) to the train station. Jill and Andy are gracious hosts and anxious to meet their guests needs. The rooms were clean, quiet and comfortable and our en suite bathroom was newly updated. The breakfast choices were excellent and freshly prepared to order....

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

After receiving a warm welcome, I was shown my cosy and extremely comfortable room and shower room complete with toiletries and a soft, fluffy dressing gown. The breakfasts were plentiful, delicious and freshly prepared with excellent attention to my needs as a vegan. I would stay here again and recommend The Victorian Townhouse.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Victorian Town House, renovated to a high standard, is set in the heart of the World Heritage site of Durham's majestic cathedral and castle. It is only a five-minute walk from train station and city centre. It holds four star accreditation with Gold Award from Visit Britain. In addition it holds a breakfast award and Taste Durham award indicating the quality of its breakfasts using locally sourced ingredients. It provides stylish accommodation with panoramic views of Durham cathedral, castle and park. Twin, Family and Double rooms are available, providing luxury en-suite accommodation in a mixture of traditional elegance and contemporary style. Limited off-street parking is available. Wi-fi available free of charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Victorian Town House

Address: 2 Victoria Terrace, Durham DH1 4RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $75 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victorian Town House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Victorian Town House Hotel Durham
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“Book early as it seems a popular choice for Durham”
 of 5 bubbles sally098, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
“not sure all rooms are good as i spoke to all residents”
 of 5 bubbles adam391, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms, no lift but not too many steps, not a problem”
 of 5 bubbles JAWGJW, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
“There is one ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles walker003, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
“Beaumont room quiet and original features overlooking the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineL492, May 20, 2016 | Read review
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