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Farnley Tower

The Avenue, Durham, DH1 4DX, United Kingdom
+44 191 375 0011

$84+

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7.9/10 Good
Based on 1,284 reviews
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  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.1
  • 5.4

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  • Spacious rooms
  • Near city centre

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    Farnley Tower provides stunning views over Durham Castle, the cathedral, and surrounding countryside. The hotel is a prominent Victorian mansion, renowned for its architecture and gardens.All comfortable rooms are individually designed and have TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms have beautiful views of the Castle Cathedral and countryside. Farnley Tower is just a short walk from the town centre. With an elevated position and location, Farnley Tower Hotel and Restaurant offers the perfect place to relax and unwind amid the facilities of a modern city hotel. Our newly refurbished state of the art meetings / function room is ideal for those corporate business meetings or small wedding receptions (up to 30 persons). Dine in the award-winning Michelin recommended Gourmet Spot restaurant and bar, specialising in innovative and imaginative cuisine. The menu features an array of local fresh produce and a huge choice of wines. Please note, the restaurant is only open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5.30pm till late. Ample free car parking on site and free WiFi access is available.

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    Amenities

    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 1,284 reviews
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 821 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 93%."
      9.4 "Great parking, according to 94%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "Management was excellent, said 78%."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
      9.1 "91% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.2 "72% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
    • 6.2 "Average amenities."
      6.0 "60% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "Beds were acceptable for 51%."
    • 5.4 "Food is average."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      1.6 "For 84%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 77 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.2 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
      9.1 "91% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
    • 6.2 "Average amenities."
      6.1 "61% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.8 "Food is average."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 385 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      9.0 "Great parking, according to 90%."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      6.6 "For only 66%, the noise level was all right."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 6.0 "Food is average."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the tv was ok."
    • 5.8 "Average cleanliness."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.6 "84% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.1 "79% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    City Hotel
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    "Spacious rooms"
    "Near city centre"
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