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Castle View Guest House

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4 Crossgate | DH1 4PS, Durham Durham Cit, England
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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends who lived in Durham recommended the Castle View as the best place to stay in town and we were not disappointed. From the very warm welcome of our hosts to our delightful room, we were completely charmed. The decor was somewhat modern and the bath had recently been renovated (with glorious water pressure) in a luxurious style, but had... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my partner during the Miners Gala weekend. Our room was first class and really spacious. It is really well located and so close to the city centre pubs and restaurants. There was plenty to eat at breakfast which kept us going all day. We will definitely book again and for the price its so much better... More 

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Hope, New Jersey
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157 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B&B is well-situated across the river from the old part of Durham. However, if you are driving, the parking situation is horrendous. We had to drive around narrow steep one-way streets just to find a place to park while checking in. And we could only get within two blocks. In addition, our luggage had to be carried up a... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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92 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With one night in Durham we were pleased to have chosen the Castle View Guest House for it's central location. Short taxi ride from the train station; walk to restaurants, Durham Cathedral and the castle. Clean, comfortable.

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Helensvale , Austral
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Located in sight of the Castle and a short walk down to the town centre this delightful B&B offered a very comfortable room, good service and breakfast. Parking is on the street with permits provided. The garden provides a nice retreat also. The GPS got a bit confused but don't let this deter you ..... head to the intersection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Stayed with my 17 year old son. Very well appointed room with ensuite. Great location, close to centre with good range of places to eat nearby. Very good breakfast in the morning. Overall we would definitely stay here again. Highly recommended.

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MJ_Williams864444, Owner at Castle View Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you. We are fortunate to accommodate many return visits from students and parents. Welcome we'll be glad to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great location for walking into town. Great view of castle and cathedral. Nice sized room. Very nicely done out. Comfy beds. Spotlessly clean. Friendly staff and service. Lovely garden. Tasty cooked breakfast although they might want to drop the hash brown which wasn't the same quality as everything else. Nice and quiet - even though we were on the ground... More 

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Thank David R
MJ_Williams864444, Owner at Castle View Guest House, responded to this review

As this is a central area - at prime times parking is at a premium. However we can ALLWAYS park guests by using our private spaces. But you have to ask us. As you came after our recommended arrival time it was a little more tricky. But no big deal. More 

Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Excellent location round the corner from the bridge taking you in to the old part of town with the Castle and Cathedral. Beautifully clean room and lovely breakfasts. Also for a B and B in the heart of the city it was really quite quiet! Highly recommended.

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MJ_Williams864444, Owner at Castle View Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Jonathon. My staff and I appreciate your patience in writing this review. More 

Irvine, California
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We were more than pleasantly surprised by warm welcome and beautiful room! A delicious breakfast was icing on the cake. I wish I had thought to book extra nights in this wonderful place! The room was spacious and the bathroom modern and huge! Most of all Anne's communication and help from the beginning was invaluable. We will definitely return!

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MJ_Williams864444, Owner at Castle View Guest House, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you both as our guests. Your sense of fun ( giggles and laughter ) was infectious from the start. Guests like yourselves make our little business a pleasure. We all look forward to seeing you again. More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We stayed for two nights and found the whole experience near-perfect (once we had located it; the sat-nav is not helpful!) Recently refurbished to a high standard with luxurious amenities, experienced and friendly hostess and staff. Breakfast cooked to order. Lovely garden to relax in. And all this within five minutes of the historic centre. Would definitely recommend wholeheartedly

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Thank David C
MJ_Williams864444, Owner at Castle View Guest House, responded to this review

Your comments are really appreciated thank you Anne More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 century English Heritage Listed Building with origins going back to the 14th century - restored and decorated to the highest standards.6 en-suite rooms - 2 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 - this unprepossessing street predates the castle and cathedral.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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle View Guest House

Address: 4 Crossgate | DH1 4PS, Durham Durham Cit, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $106 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castle View Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Castle View Guest House Hotel Durham
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