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County Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went along with the intention of a quick drink and some food after a hard days work with the wife and dog. When we were about to sit at a table we got barked at by a waitress in a fairly aggressive manner - on enquiring if the table was free we then got lectured on dogs not being allowed... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the family room even though there were just the two of us so we had space and a bath. Room clean and had hairdryer, water bottles and tea and coffee making equipment. Two double beds..bit small when you are used to a 5 ft bed but adequate....although far too soft for us. Nice big bathroom with bath, over... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to review this establishment is to copy the letter of complaint that I sent - I would never give a negative comment on tripadvisor without raising it with the people concerned but after having spoken to Adrian, the owner, and he having asked me to put it in writing I did not even receive a reply so... More 

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England UK
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315 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub/restaurant/B&B is not far from the railway station but be prepared for a 10/15 walk uphill (or take a taxi). We checked in at the bar and were immediately asked to pay the full amount in advance even though we had not yet seen the room. We were also asked what we wanted for breakfast! There was no facility... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to the garden house on Friday night expecting big things from the pictures the chef had added on their Facebook page. The soup was okay for starter, and the monk fish was very good, however we did wait a very long time for our food. We also asked that we have our roast potatoes changed for chips, this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On arrival (room 1) I required whether the buzzing noise coming from downstairs was a temporary feature and was told it was from the kitchen fans which went off around 9.30pm. Several hours after that time (2.30 a.m.!) the noise finally subsided. This may have just been an issue for room 1 - in which case book a different room.... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have never stayed above a restaurant/bar before, so I'm not sure if our experience was typical or not. We arrived in the early evening which was busy in the restaurant, and there was a bit of chaos getting checked in. The accommodations were ok, but not as nice as pictures appeared. This is not a luxury suite; however it... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights staff very friendly food was great the room was very nice and clean but the only thing is that the shower was not very good in room 3, but apart from that I would go and stay there again hope they get the shower sorted out for next time I go.

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Tianjin, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable when all said and done. Perhaps a little on the salty side, but then I don't mind that. There was also a good selection of real ales if that's your bag. The service was friendly and attentive.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Three or four years ago we had lunch in the Garden House and experienced the worst meal we had ever been served. We never returned until last week, following positive recommendations from friends. Unfortunately, it was again not a good experience. We ordered at 12.30pm in a very empty pub. Only one other table were eating. After 40 minutes we... More 

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Additional Information about The Garden House Inn

Address: North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $100 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Garden House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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