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Lumley Castle Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Cross Game of Thrones with League of Gentlemen and set in a beautiful castle in Durham and it only half describes this magical place! Wonderful setting and great traditional English food from kippers for breakfast to pheasant and venison for dinner - magic! But the staff make this place!

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Superb venue for the medieval banquet they offered but it was not what you would expect !! service was very poor and food extremely basic on the night. Waited in a que for dinner and packed in like animals. Waited in another que for breakfast for 35 minutes. The hot breakfast choice was either full English or kippers. Told no...

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Chichester
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A little difficult to find but an evening with a difference. Beautiful setting Stunning castle Staff in periodic dress Polite friendly service Great set menu on our Friday night visit Steak night £25 three course £20 two course Separate menu available as well Good food We loved our evening

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1Thank 305lynb
north east UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived well in time for our afternoon tea, which was booked for 3pm. We were shown to our table then waited for 15 minutes before the waitress came over with the menu. We ordered a standard afternoon tea, then waited a further 45 minutes before our Tea arrived and this was after asking how much longer it would be....

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LumleyCastleHotel, Public Relations Manager at Lumley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We apologise that you did not enjoy your experience at Lumley Castle recently. We will pass on these comments for review and I hope that this does not dishearten you from returning in the future. Kindest regards, Lumley Castle Hotel

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend took me here for my 23rd birthday and I adored it! Felt like a true princess. We arrived here in august and it was a beautiful day. Got straight up to our room and oh my god ... you opened the wardrobe and walked into the bathroom. It was so so special! We never ate here on an...

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LumleyCastleHotel, Public Relations Manager at Lumley Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate your comments and hope to see you again. Kindest regards, Lumley Castle Hotel

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful castle was the setting for a Motown tribute evening with a Christmas meal. The staff are very professional and efficient without losing the personal touch. The food was lovely and the entertainment (The King and I) were excellent. We had a most enjoyable evening in this amazing Castle.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality of food and service was excellent. Sandwiches were varied on high quality bread. The scones were warmed with lovely jam and clotted cream. Cakes were varied and of excellent quality. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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Southwold, Suffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Company booked here for our Christmas Dinner. We had a lovely private room and were greeted by a piper playing Christmas Music what a lovely greeting! The whole experience was very memorable, the service was exceptional and all the food and drinks were lovely. A really lovely place to enjoy with colleagues and friends or Family alike.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely adore this place! Stayed for one night in the new year and were simple blown away by the location, decor and staff! As soon as you walk through the huge wooden doors it is as if you are taken back in time as you're greeted by staff in period clothing, such a lovely touch. No detail is missed in...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently booked an overnight stay for my Mum & Dad at Lumley Castle together with a family meal for 6 people in the Black Knight Restaurant. As the person making the booking I have to say that the staff I spoke to were very helpful and ensured that my parents were well looked after when we weren't there. Both...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Golf course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Lumley Castle Hotel

Address: Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 4NX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $80 - $194 (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
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#5 Family Hotel in Durham
#5 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#7 Business Hotel in Durham
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“Dont go...period!”
 of 5 bubbles gerryjwatson, yesterday | Read review
“There is a lift in the castle if you have a problem with stairs but it was under maintenance at the time of my booking.”
 of 5 bubbles 171katec, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you can request a feature room on the lower floors it is easier to access if mobility is an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles mjjpower, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles Overnightstopper, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“If you can opt for a castle room if you like character and authenticity - worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles AuroraEssex, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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