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54 reviews
Spacious lounge with doors leading to riverside decking.
Dining area
Fully equipped kitchen
Master Bedroom with hairdryer
Main bathroom
Durham Castle
Riverside location
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Durham, Durham, England

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Rach S
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous five star accommodation in perfect location”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We were looking for some no-hassle down time and a base from which to have a leisurely explore of Durham, a row down the river and a place to sit and chat. Chris and Wendy's apartment was spot on. A great riverside location, all the mod-cons - and most importantly, a short walk from the many eateries and coffee shops of Durham centre.
Super comfy beds and an unexpected welcome basket of treats. The kitchen seemed well equipped - but the truth is we only used the toaster and kettle - we let the local chefs pamper us for the week. Definitely give Lebaneat, Tangos and Tealicious some of your custom if you stay here.

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
6 Nov 2014
Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible and are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience.
Thank you for choosing Durham Riverside Apartments.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
wpwGlasgo...
Glasgow, Scotland
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Could not ask for better”
Reviewed 29 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We were attending a wedding reception in Durham Castle with my daughter and her partner and this apartment could not have been better placed - just a short walk up the cobbled streets. Nor could you really beat it for the warmth of reception, the standard of the rooms, the thoughtful groceries left for us and the view of the river. Even the weather was exceptionally kind to us.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
30 Aug 2014
Thank you ever so much for your kind comments and the really encouraging feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us as we aim to please. We look forward to seeing you again on your return visit to Durham City.

Kind Regards
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ProfRH
Hanover, New Hampshire
1 review
“Wonderful”
Reviewed 23 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This flat is absolutely fantastic -- the location right down the on the river is beautiful, the furnishings and Chris and Wendy were extremely friendly helpful. At one point they even sent someone over on short notice on a Saturday to help when I was locked out of the flat. Overall a lovely property.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
26 Aug 2014
Thank you.
We endeavour to make your stay as relaxing as possible and attempt to meet any guest requests that will deliver the most enjoyable time spent in Durham with us. Thank you ever so much for such fantastic feedback and we hope you choose to book with us again next year.

Many thanks
Chris and Wendy
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Jesska92
Hedon, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
185 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We booked this apartment as an alternative to hotel rooms for a family of 5 attending a wedding at durham castle. The apartment was lovely. 5 stars all the way. We were met as promised and car was parked in secure parking followed by a quick tour of the apartment. The apartment had every luxury we could wish for lovely molten brown toiletries, fluffy towels, complimentary hamper of goodies and milk tea and coffee all waiting. Excellent after a long journey. This was a great hotel alternative for us and I don't hesitate to recommend.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Aug 2014
Thank you ever so much for fantastic feedback which provides us with accurate guidance and shows our efforts are worthwhile. We aim to make our guests stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. We look forward to seeing you again on your return visit to Durham City.

Kind Regards
Chris and Wendy
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Mally972
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Superior in every respect.”
Reviewed 27 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Every thing about this accommodation was perfect - the location, the fit-out, the linen, the beds (so very very comfortable). The entire property was immaculate and the sound proofing between apartments was faultless (we didn't hear another soul). Everything that we needed was supplied - and more (we were not expecting the fantastic welcome hamper). The owners met us on arrival and showed us around, and then checked in with us at the end of our stay. They were so focused on ensuring that our stay exceeded our expectations - which it did. My favourite aspect was the deck over the river where we could sit at the end of a busy day, sip our wine (from the welcome hamper) and watch the rowers. Thank you so much Chris and Wendy!

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Liked best: Deck overlooking the river. Immaculate. Quality.
Liked least: That it makes every other place we now stay pale in comparison!
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Aug 2014
Thank you ever so much for such fantastic feedback. We aim to please and aim to make every guest as comfortable as possible. We hope you choose to book with us again next year.

Many thanks
Chris and Wendy
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