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The Gables Hotel

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Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I stayed on a Saturday night for one night only. The owner was very welcoming and told me everything I needed to know prior to showing me up to my room. The room was quite small for a double but, like I say, I didn't mind for one night. It was quite dated, almost like walking into the 1970s, but...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here ahead of an open day visit to Durham University. John welcomed us with great warm hospitality which carried on through our very short stay. They were very flexible with our needs for breakfast timings the following morning and delivered a fabulous full English breakfast for me and my fiancé and were able to tend to her daughters...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Clean, tidy, nicely decorated, good breakfast, friendly staff and all at a reasonable price. We arrived too late to get anything to eat, but the owner phoned a takeaway for us and set a table in the dining room. Some good chat with the owner, locals and other residents. A very nice and friendly feel to this place.

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Holladay, Utah
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Loved our stay at the Gables in Haswell. John and his cute wife were a delight and John has a seemingly unending and entertaining series of poems to quote. What a gem! The rooms were not great, but certainly adequate and well appointed. If you are looking for fancy this is not your place. If you are looking for a...

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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2015

We stayed at The Gables Hotel for one night while visiting relatives in Durham, purely because it was the only place available that accepted dogs. It is easy to find, in a small village a few miles from the city. Our room was cold and outdated, the ensuite had a sloping, badly laid laminate floor with gaps between the planks,...

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1Thank Mike B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2014

In an odd way, I found all previous reviews were right; the rooms are indeed tired, depressing and furnished with junk, the noise of the plumbing is indeed extraordinary, the main road is indeed right outside the window. But, all is clean, the welcome is genuine, and the breakfast is good. Depends what you want, I suppose, but more elegant...

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Thank Peter A
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a night after having business in the area, the owners are great !! John (owner) is a real diamond ! The room is nice not 5 star, however you are not paying 5 star rates. The locals are a pleasure to meet, had a few drinks in the bar and was made to feel very welcome. If...

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3Thank Adam232633
Newcastle upon Tyne/London
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here when at Durham Gala theatre. Cannot fault the place or the owners. This place obviously has fallen victim to tuppence happney snobs who want rock bottom prices with Waldarf standards. Dorcas and John. Keep up good work

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

only stayed one night passing through and left early the next morning but this b&b was ideal for that. John was very welcoming and didn't have a problem with us arriving late, he also did breakfast early for us the next day. The place was clean and comfortable, didn't matter to me that it was a little dated. Don't expect...

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3Thank Pam R
selby n yorks england
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Very run down place for sale no wonder !! Total lack of cleanliness. Bathroom filthy broken tiles toilet hanging off the wall ,mould all round the bath , dare not touch the light switch it was black, carpets not hoovered very old and dirty throughout ,table cloths all stained in restaurant. Nice people the only positive.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Gables Hotel

Address: 59 Front Street, Durham DH6 2EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: £48 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gables Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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