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“Perfect location and amazing apartment”
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Spacious lounge with doors leading to riverside decking.
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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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Fraser D
1 review
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“Perfect location and amazing apartment”
Reviewed 26 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

If you want to explore the centre of Durham this is the perfect place to choose.Close to every major attraction yet still in a quiet peaceful spot by the river.The apartment was spotless,furnishings of a very high standard and offered everything--and more--you need for a really pleasant stay.The owner met us on arrival to run through heating,water etc and couldn't have been more helpful.

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Liked best: The effort put in by the owners to please
Liked least: Really no complaints
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
26 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for your positive feedback and such kind words. We aim to provide a personal and individual service to meet the specific needs of all our guests. We appreciate all comments with a view to constantly improving our service and apartment facilities for everyone. Many thanks
Chris and Wendy
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Rod P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Excellent in every way”
Reviewed 12 April 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Owners were efficient to deal with and there to welcome us when we arrived. They went out of their way to help us with our particular needs. Lovely accommodation, bright and spacious, which made our stay very enjoyable despite the weather!

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Apr 2016
Thank you so much for your positive feedback and such kind words. We aim to provide a personal and individual service to meet the specific needs of all our guests. We appreciate all comments with a view to constantly improving our service and apartment facilities for everyone.
Kind regards
Chris and Wendy
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Mike L
1 review
“High quality apartment in excellent location”
Reviewed 22 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay at Elvet View. The apartment is bright and spacious, well equipped and decorated in excellent taste. Everything worked. We received a warm welcome from Bethany and there was a generous welcome package. The apartment is very well located, right on the river, with easy walking access to the city centre, numerous pubs and restaurants on the doorstep. Would highly recommend it for couples, two couples together, or families.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 Oct 2015
"Thank you so much for your positive feedback and such kind words. We aim to provide a personal and individual service to meet the specific needs of all our guests. We appreciate all comments with a view to constantly improving our service and apartment facilities for everyone."
Kind regards Chris and Wendy
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Gillian B
Douglas, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic apartment, perfect location for city centre break.”
Reviewed 2 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Met by Chris and Wendy who were fantastic hosts. Explained everything we needed to know about the apartment and places of interest in he city.
The apartment was first class could not fault a thing. The welcome basket was a lovely surprise, we enjoyed the wine whilst sitting on the balcony watching life go by on the river.
Would certainly recommend to anyone visiting Durham, and hope to return one day.

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
3 Sep 2015
Thank you so much for your positive feedback and such kind words. We aim to provide a personal and individual service to meet the specific needs of all our guests. We appreciate all comments with a view to constantly improving our service and apartment facilities for everyone.

Many thanks
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AndyFran
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Absolutely excellent”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This apartment is absolutely perfect for a visit to beautiful Durham. It is located centrally and yet is beautifully quiet. The views from the apartment are lovely and it was a pleasure to watch people rowing by peacefully on the river each day. The apartment has everything you would expect and need and is beautifully and tastefully decorated - as well as being spotlessly clean. We can't fault it. When we stay in Durham again we will definitely check to see if this apartment is free. We can recommend this apartment without hesitation.

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Liked best: Very difficult question to answer - everything about this property is lovely.
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
18 Aug 2015
Thank you so much for your positive feedback and such kind words. We aim to provide a personal and individual service to meet the specific needs of all our guests. We appreciate all comments with a view to constantly improving our service and apartment facilities for everyone.

Many thanks
Chris and Wendy
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