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Lumley Castle Hotel

#4 of 19 Hotels in Durham
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a fantastic night at the murder mystery dinner. Three course meal was lovely and entertainment was also good. Would definitely do this again. Plenty of parking spaces available and the castle itself was really beautiful.

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Haddington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived to find a noisy wedding going on with people running around everywhere inside and outside with glasses of beer and generally not the sort of welcome we expected at a castle. Our room luckily was far enough away in the courtyard (no. 91) so as not to be badly affected. The room was clean but small as we... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The impressive sight of the castle as you drive up is the start of an excellent experience. The rooms in the castle and the courtyard are nostalgic, the Black Night restaurant has a great atmosphere and the food is excellent.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed for one night early in July and overall were disappointed with our experience. The room was fine although the bathroom had some interesting "features" including a flush so powerful the water splashed out of the pan over the floor! Staff were not as helpful as I think they should have been and the girl serving... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night with a wocher voucher. What a fabulous quirky place to stay. Legend has it that the corridors are haunted!!. W met friends for coffee first in the library. As you would think ceiling to fpoor with books, but to get behind the bar it was a concealed door covered by books. Coffee served with shortcake... More 

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england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location especially on a beautiful day. Welcomed at reception then left to our own devices to find restaurant although did give us chance to explore. No one on reception hear had to wait for someone to appear, this lady then brought us a pot of tea then quite along wait for food to appear. Sandwiches were very poor looked... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Lumley castle on Monday 18th July and was really impressed with the castle, location and staff. The staff were very friendly from the reception team through to the restaurant team and especially I think he was called John who carried my bags to my room and told me the tale of the castle and its alleged ghost........ More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning hotel set in beautiful grounds. Every bedroom is individual and different. Some rooms have names as such King James Suite. Nothing is too much trouble and the staff are very helpful and informative. For a special occasion ask for a room in the castle. Despite functions being held in the evenings the bedrooms were still very quiet.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a Lumley castle for a friends wedding. Paying £165 for a double room for one evening. For that sort of money I was expecting a lot more. The room was ok, nothing special. The shower in the bathroom must be for dwarves - as the shower head must be no more than 5 foot high with no way... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very Pleasant stay here whilst on a business trip to the north east. Great location fantastic and very friendly staff. If you are looking to stay in a castle with an authentic look no further than Lumley Castle couldn't wish for more. Will definitely come back again

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Lumley Castle Hotel

Address: Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $96 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lumley Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Lumley Castle Durham
Hotel Lumley Castle
Castle Lumley
Castle Hotel Lumley
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#5 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#5 Family Hotel in Durham
#7 Business Hotel in Durham
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