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Farnley Tower

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big thank you to Emma and Kelly for being so accommodating and in this respect continuing what the previous excellent manager, Keith, did. We always enjoy our stay at Farnley Tower. Having visited Durham numerous times over the past few years, we look forward to many future stays at this hotel. The long term staff are very good, friendly,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife booked this Hotel over 3 weeks ago in April for our 25th wedding anniversary on 9/5/2017 , my wife just received a call this morning saying sorry we have double booked this room (it's taken over 3 weeks to release this) i think not obvious they had a better offer because someone wanted to book 2...

1Thank tom c
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It didn't feel like hotel at all. Felt like staying at someone's cosy house. Rooms with high standards. The breakfast was stunning made to order from a choice of full English, omlettes or toasties. Quick service. We did enjoy the place very much. The only tiny minus is that lots of rooms were on the ground floor and hence it...

1Thank Anna P
Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We found this hotel on booking.com and being reasonably reviewed we booked it , our welcome was pleasant enough , and the location was great , I should have read the notes about the restaurant as we found that it shut on a Sunday and Monday 😳, we had a really bad nite as the people above our room were...

1Thank bloggerdave
Overton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Light, clean rooms with comfy beds and decent sized bathroom. Friendly, helpful staff. Great Breakfast. Peaceful location with views of the Cathedral. Was perfect for a guesthouse. Fantastic - thank you

1Thank bridgefamily2017
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Warm, welcoming, friendly staff. The room was on the small side but very comfortable and it had everything we needed including tea/coffee making facilities, fresh clean towels and handy hairdryer. Tucked away made it nice and quiet, was only up the road from the great Italian we booked a table for two at. Lovely dining room, pretty garden.

1Thank PaulAllenT
Market Weighton
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely stay. We'll be back!!!! The room was nice and clean and an excellent choice at breakfast. managed staff. The staff were always around to assist and they couldn't be more helpful, especially Emma.

1Thank Carl K
Pisa, Italy
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect example of how a good hotel should be! Most friendly and helpful staff ever.The room was excellent in all aspects from cleanliness to comfortable sleeping accommodation. I would definitely recommend this little piece of heaven. Hope to come back again one day.

1Thank YuliyaRmnk
Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast, comfy room and friendly managed, I rested well in the comfy bed and would highly recommend this individual place. It's also walkable to the center which is wonderful. The cathedral, university and castle are a must see.

1Thank WillyGDorset
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Farley Tower very late last night after a dreadful train journey lasting 7 hours. Arrived around 1130 and although the reception was unattended there was a welcome letter addressed to me and a room key. Would recommend room 12. Disappointed to find no bar or restaurant at the end of a bad journey but the room was very...

2Thank Karen S

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Farnley Tower Is a 4 star quality guesthouse. The current owners have sympathetically restored this prominent Victorian building, providing the facilities you would expect of a modern city centre hotel.With its elevated position you can enjoy stunning views over Durham Cathedral and Castle, as well as the surrounding Durham countryside. Savour the culinary cuisine from the award winning restaurant The Gourmet Spot adjoining the guesthouse.Free car parking on site, less than a 10 minute walk to the city centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farnley Tower

Address: The Avenue, Durham DH1 4DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: RM416 - RM666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Farnley Tower 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ask for a view of the catherdral, being on a hill there's a great view from the right room.”
98lizh, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the city”
yarzee1traveller2017, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be on a par - very spacious. We were in room 8 which was large. Two friends were in room 2 which they said was lovely.”
Quinny_A, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 on the ground floor is very nice with a lovely view.”
salpal555, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 spacious but you get the noise from above, maybe better to ask for a first floor one”
lin1960, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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