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Punchbowl Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best welcomes that we received on the c2c. This was the only stop to put our bags in the spacious, clean and well appointed room. Although the inn does not offer wifi (currently transitioning to the cloud) it did not matter. The evening was spent talking to Mick and Andy who were telling us stories about the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Well where do I start no breakfast,something that looked like snotters on the wall beside my sons bed and shouting and a banging duke box till 4am when I told the boss we were leaving the next day and questioned the price we were met with an aggressive man stinking of drink sayin "what's the problem" well what a disgrace... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Awful noisy juke box banging until 1am on both nights of visit no extractor fan in the bathroom which was more like a cupboard unable to even turn round in it no food available had to ask for breakfast which was not very nice how it can be a 3 star i have no idea

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Only booked for one night (a Saturday) as was in the area for a wedding. We were a bit worried on first appearance as it does look to be run down somewhat. Worry not as the material state of the building is sound and the hotel is spotlessly clean throughout. The room had plenty of space although I found the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Oh dear we thought on arrival-thinking we had made a terrible mistake as the view of the hotel from the back did not suggest quality. However our stay was memorable. Our room was spacious, clean and well equipped. A most comfortable bed. What made our visit was the friendliness of the family running the establishment ( just recently taken over... More 

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3 Thank PhilipJ896
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I recently visited with my father, as I needed to visit Durham University. As soon as I went in the atmosphere was immediately friendly. The room was spotless, and management were delightful. It was really nice to hear such heavy northern accents, which for me really added to the experience. The following morning there was a wide variety of breakfast... More 

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3 Thank Christopher M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Very friendly and helpful staff - all requests were genuinely "not a problem". Bedroom and en-suite were compact, but clean and comfortable. The dining room was lacking in ambience, but the meals were good and very generous helpings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

After driving for nearly 3 hours, this hotel was completely ideal. as soon as i got there i was greeted by very helpful and friendly staff who took me to my room. the area was was very peaceful and quiet and the room was very comfortable i could not have asked for more. i would definately recommend this place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

I booked the punch bowl last minute as I was working in the area. The staff were warm and accommodating on my arrival. My room was nicely decorated and very clean with a good supply for tea and coffee making facilities. The room was ensuite and perfect for my requirements. The bar was slightly noisy until about midnight but this... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at the punch bowl during the weekend as it was close to Chester le st cricket ground rooms were very clean and tidy staff couldn't have been more helpful and everyone was friendly and the food was superb very good quality and good prices . Would definitely stay here again

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the Punch Bowl Inn we offer fantastic value for money rooms. We are based in Craghead, County Durham, about 8 miles from Durham City and its historic Cathedral. The Punch Bowl Inn is within easy access of major transport routes with the A1 motorway just down the road. There are plenty of things to see in and around the County Durham area and are all within an hours commuting distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punchbowl Inn

Address: Ousterley Terrace | Craghead, Stanley DH9 6EF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Stanley
Price Range: $45 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Punchbowl Inn Stanley, County Durham
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