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The City Hotel

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84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
+44 191 374 1115
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
26 Oct 2017
“Weekend Break”
18 Aug 2017
“Quick drink before dinner”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We stayed 1 night , we were in room 2 on main road and above bar but we both had a great sleep, no noise from either. Breakfast was lovely.. best poached eggs ever, the location is excellent , short walk over bridge and in...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

If it wasn't for 1 negative point on this hotel the rating would be Excellent unfortunately the 1 negative point far out ways all the good points... Start with the negative and it's a big one... We were allocated room 3, although given that room...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced place to stay for a couple of nights . Just a short walk from the attractions if the city centre. Room warm, comfortable and we'll appointed and an excellent breakfast. Whilst it did not cause us a problem the City is on the...More

Thank LichfieldSteve
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is probably the smallest room I've ever stayed in for work! The room had a single bed and was so small that there was no room for any storage and had a clothes rail instead. The bed wasn't the most comfortable and as there...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited for drinks while out in Durham, a lovely cosy atmosphere to the place. Nice pleasant bar staff as well. A nice edition to the city's pub scene.

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Called in mid-week after work and before dinner. Was a lovely evening and there is a sunny 'garden' (yard) at the back overlooking the river, with plenty of seating.

Thank judehaze
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Called in for a few drinks and ended up having some food as well when exploring Durham. 'Korean chicken' was very tasty. Nice friendly staff who recommend some sights to see in and around Durham.

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've heard this place is under new management and you can tell, the old place was nothing to write home about, but now it's great, the food is fab. My husband had the Korean chicken and I had the hot dog, both were delicious. Very...More

Thank ameliap592
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We are regulars at the Garden House Inn which in our opinion is best gastro-pub in North East, so when we heard the manager Adrian had taken over The City we were keen to try it. It really didn't disappoint. The menu is small but...More

2  Thank Rowanhart
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Was told breakfast was served 8-10. I turned up at 8.15, wanting to check out early: bar locked , nobody around. Same at 8.30. Same at 9, by which time other cross guests were also trying to get into the bar. Couldn't raise any staff...More

Thank Broadshanks
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Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 374 1115
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