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Grafton House Hotel

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 16 September 2010

My husband and I stayed in the Cathedral Suite and loved it. The room was immaculate and beautifully furnished and the breakfast was delicious and filling. The location was great, as well. Thank you staff at the Grafton. We WILL be back.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2009

We had our Wedding Day here on 20th March having already stayed a few times earlier this year and would recommend this lovely hotel to any body who appreciates discrete friendly service and fantastic surroundings and food. Durhams best kept secret is that this hotel offers what Durham has long lacked, a good quality, small and friendly hotel with a...

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mjcon
Reviewed 30 March 2009

Conveniently located with a good view from the dining room. A standard (£150/night) room was tiny, slightly grubby, cheaply furnished and inadequately equipped. Half the lights in the bathroom were dead, the towels were small and the toiletries minimal. The cobwebs, dust and hair were generously provided! The most exciting thing about the evening meal were the frozen peas (at...

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London
Reviewed 14 January 2009

This is a very clean, nice boutique hotel 4 minutes walk away from the historical town centre.The only tip I would give you is to choose your room wisely as some of the rooms are tiny... the beds too (not at all double beds), I believe they call them "the courtyard rooms". The rest faltless, nice and helpfull staff, nice...

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York
Reviewed 28 December 2008

We stayed at the Grafton Hotel for a friend's wedding on a Sunday. The reception was at Durham Castle and we didn't fancy staying in student accommodation, so we chose the Grafton Hotel as a bit of a treat (it's quite pricey) and also its location. Basically we paid a premium for a bit of luxury rather than 2 single...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2008

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Leeds
Reviewed 10 November 2008

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
Reviewed 20 October 2008

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Reviewed 16 October 2008

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Manchester
Reviewed 12 October 2008

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly a private residence, on possibly the best street in Durham City, Grafton House has been created with love, care and meticulous attention to detail. Not only is the interior stunning, but it is situated in a conservation area and enjoys breathtaking views of Durham Castle and Cathedral. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grafton House Hotel

Address: 40 South Street, Durham DH1 4QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: £115 - £250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Grafton Hotel Durham
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