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The Town House Durham

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A classic Georgian building from the outside...... step inside and prepare to be wowed . Choose Gadds Town House, Durham city’s most beautiful hotel and restaurant. Nestled in historical and peaceful Old Elvet, a striking transformation of an elegant townhouse ideally located minutes away from the Cathedral & Castle and Durham’s vibrant night life. Once inside the decor exudes glamour, luxuriously decedent combined with an eclectic collection of antiques & paintings creating atmosphere and special ambience to completely relax and enjoy.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Trendy
Quirky Hotels
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Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
57Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
13Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
604Reviews
294Photos
16Q+A
100Room tips
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Booked this hotel for a 2 night stay in Durham. The location was good for us with a short walk into the centre of Durham & near to the Castle & Cathedral. The hotel is quirky with themed rooms, each one different. We stayed in the Express room. The bed was comfortable & shower
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Response from townhouseowner, Manager at The Town House Durham
Responded 1 week ago
Hello MaureensB1153XL, Thank you for your lovely review, we really do appreciate it. All feedback is valued and so your comments will be passed along regarding the fruit selection we provide for any possible future improvement. However we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and hopefully look forward to welcoming you again. Kind Regards, The TownHouse
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We had an excellent two night stay in this quirky small hotel. Our room was sumptuously decorated though was perhaps a little cramped and there were a couple of maintainance issues (which we reported) that did not marr our stay. The bed was very comfortable and though we were
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Response from townhouseowner, Manager at The Town House Durham
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Owenian, Thank you for taking the time to leave a kind, detailed review. Its wonderful to hear that you both enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The TownHouse
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Me and my Partner stayed here 19th February for a birthday treat. Having heard excellent things from friends about this boutique hotel, I booked the garden room for £200 for one night, this is a lot more money then I would usually pay for a one nights stay so had high
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Response from townhouseowner, Manager at The Town House Durham
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Taity09 Thankyou for taking your time to review us here at The Townhouse, we are sorry to hear that your stay with us wasn't up to standards, we take all your comments on board and each one will be passed onto the departments needed and we will use to resolve any issues. Kind Regards, The Townhouse
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Had a fabulous afternoon tea here. Group of 15 colleagues/ friends for a post ‘Christmas do’. Lovely food, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Tasty sandwiches, fresh scones and cakes. Thank you for making our afternoon tea special
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Response from townhouseowner, Manager at The Town House Durham
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Jane, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you all had a wonderful afternoon with us, it was a pleasure! Kind Regards, The TownHouse
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stayed here with my husband as a little birthday treat.we stayed in the ruby room and it was beautiful.On arrival the staff had left a little plate of desserts with happy birthday wrote in chocolate sauce which was a lovely thing for them to do for us.The roll top bath was
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Response from townhouseowner, Manager at The Town House Durham
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello Mammasita1, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. Its wonderful to hear that you enjoyed spending your birthday with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards, The TownHouse
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roll top bath in le jardin room
Premier Garden Appartment
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Sauna, wardrobe and view into the bathroom
New York Bedroom
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decoration if i remember correctly
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Do any of your rooms aside from the lodges have DVD players?
not what I saw
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park and ride bus service meter men ticket mad
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Dear Hazel: Best place to parking would be right front of the hotel. It is street park and its £1 per hour Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm. it is free on Sunday. Thanks
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Hi I am sorry but we do not offer room service food in the bedrooms
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"Go for one of the outdoor rooms which have their own hot tubs"
"No lift so you might struggle with large bags."
"A charming boutique hotel in a delightful city - worthy of any planned trip to see England"
"Be prepared for unhelpful staff"
"Look online and choose your room as they are all different!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$134 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
gadds town house hotel durham
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Gadds Town House
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDurham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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