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Castle View Guest House

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17 century English Heritage Listed Building- restored and decorated to the highest standards. en-suite rooms - with views of castle and cathedral the others looking over the historic street of Crossgate - one of the medieval routes where the ancient road from England to Scotland forded the River Wear and on which the city was originally founded. The house is the closest residential property of all to the town centre and is only a few minutes walk from the castle and cathedral , the historic centre , shopping streets and restaurants. This can mean that the street is sometimes lively and noisy at night usually at weekends due to the fact that we are a prestigious university city with many boisterous young people out and about. We do however have double glazing and the highest quality beds to help you have a goodnight sleep before a full English breakfast cooked fresh to order with cereals , juices , and freshly cut fruit salad.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
92Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
22Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews parking permit city centre top floor lovely guesthouse huge walk in shower b and b train station location is ideal beautiful city market square cooked breakfast definitely stay here again large room breakfast was excellent within easy walking distance comfortable bed a wonderful stay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly located between the train station and the castle and cathedral this place is a jewel in Durhams crown. First time to Durham and it is beautiful. The guest house gave me an enormous room, elegantly furnished and very clean. Huge walk in shower. Nice...More

Thank David H
Response from marilynmonroe14, Manager at Castle View Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the for great review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had a 2 night stay, we were in room 6 on the top floor. The room was fantastic, with one of the comfiest beds I have slept in. It was spotless throughout. The bathroom had a huge walk in shower, it did...More

Thank karen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great room (6) with a comfortable bed and walk in shower. The breakfast was excellent. We were able to leave our cases after breakfast and collect them later on. The shower head had some problems which we told the staff about before we left.

Thank Jill G
Response from marilynmonroe14, Manager at Castle View Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks. Shower now sorted

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Stayed for one night for a family get together. This is by far one of the nicest guest houses we have stayed in, the rooms are spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped, the breakfast was cooked to order and was fantastic. The staff are very...More

Thank nichola n
Response from marilynmonroe14, Manager at Castle View Guest HouseResponded October 13, 2018

Thanks for the great review

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We chose this B and B after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. It's really comfortable, clean and the view from our window was beautiful. Breakfast was great as well. It's very well located, near the Cathedral and Castle. It's...More

Thank Ana Y
Response from marilynmonroe14, Manager at Castle View Guest HouseResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for the great review

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Sally H
March 16, 2018|
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The Cathedral is close to the rail station. Should be no problem depending on train times.
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"We liked room 6 although there are lots of stairs!"
JillG0
3 weeks ago
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"Room with a view of St Margaret's Church"
anay360
Oct 2, 2018
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"Upper floor probably quieter as there are students about, but they weren’t too bad."
T4480SPsallyh
Sep 19, 2018
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"Room No 1 was good for those who can not climb stairs easily."
Anthony445
Aug 14, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$117 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
castle view guest house hotel durham
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDurham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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