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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Durham, Durham, England

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almalmac
Chester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
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“a gem in the city”
Reviewed 27 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012

Stayed two nights at the end of November on our first visit to Durham. So handy for the city centre and all amenities. Ray was particularly helpful with emails etc before we arrived and gave us his time with recommendations of where to eat and what to see when we got there. And the chocs and bottle of wine went down well too!

Only slight downside was the traffic noise and the top floor windows might have benefitted from secondary glazing.

Would definitely stay there again!!

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Visit was for: Leisure
Travelling group: Couples
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wasabe88
Hong Kong, China
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Very User Friendly Apartment!”
Reviewed 1 November 2012 for a stay in July 2012

We had booked and stayed at this apartment during each of our three trips to Durham while our daughter studied at the universaity college from years 2009 to 2012. We were impressed with the owner Ray's thoughtfulness like stocking of welcoming bottle of wine, soup and bread for a quick snack for late check-in guests and fruit juices for breakfast etc. The apartment is well furnished and with a fullly loaded AV system and a box full of movie CD. The children are never bore if they are too young to go bar hopping at night! Clear instruction and phone number of F&B outlets in town (remember to mention Moonlight Apartment to get your discount!).It is so user freindly in everyway from the greeting and assistance in taking your luggages up 3 flights of stairs etc to a well-stocked kitchen. While my family and I thoruoghtly had enjoyed staying at this quiet and beautifully furnished apartment very much; we have to caution that this apartment is not meant for the physically challenge guests as there is no lift to the second floor apartment!

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Travelling group: Family
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Management Response
2 Nov 2012
Many thanks for the great review of Moonlight Apartment - the lift to the second floor will, we hope, be back in action by 14 November 2012. It suffered from an excess of water in the bottom of the liftshaft (where it terminates in the underground car park) during the torrential rain in October! Until then, I'll be delighted to help guests heave their luggage up the stairs...
Ray Broadbridge
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loubear85
Padstow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Every detail thought of”
Reviewed 19 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We booked the Moonlight Apartments for the weekend to attend a wedding. I was very happy with the efficiency of the owner in giving directions and meeting us at the apartment. On our arrival we found that not only was the apartment beautifully decorated but also everything was thought of from providing basic ingredients for our first breakfast to leaving a bottle of wine in the fridge for our stay. In addition the apartment couldn't be closer to the city centre and was very quiet due to the secondary glazing.
We will definitely use this company again on our return to Durham.

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CANADALOV...
ENGLAND
Level 3 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Try it - you will love it”
Reviewed 2 February 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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We stayed at Moonlight apartments for one night Jan 21st 2012 - A xmas box form our son and his fiancee -Warm welcome from Ray - Lovely apartment - nice touches - wine,chocs ect - very welcome - it is home from home and so nice we did not even go out in the evening preferring to enjoy our surroundings. A little noisy but would not put us of going back to this very unique place in a great location -we hope to be back soon - thankyou ray.-

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Travelling group: Couples
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DadTravel...
Canberra, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
201 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
“Outstanding location”
Reviewed 28 December 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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I can recommend Moonlight apartments, with some small caveats. If you are prepared to deal with some quirks, and the fact it is on a main street, it is a good place to stay on your visit to Durham.

Is the location good?
Yes. Brilliant. It is a really short walk into town, including to the cathedral and anywhere you want to go. Further, with secure parking, it is very easy to get in and out of town from where the apartment is located.

What is the apartment like?
I say quirky, others would say modern. It is one of those places that is very much setup for a couple – though we stayed with kids and it was fine for that. The furniture was nice. The kitchen was setup well (though could do with some more practical crockery), and clearly well setup for a party! I loved the light and the way that the windows all opened for air. The upstairs loft room where the kids stayed was good though be warned: the stairs up are narrow and steep!

But are the beds comfortable?
Well, not great, but not bad either. The main issue is the noise from the street, in particular the police sirens from the police station up the street. Bring ear plugs and you’ll be fine.

Was there Wifi?
Yes.

Was it Quiet?
No. This is on a main street. Be prepared and you won’t have any issues.

Were the appliances ok?
Fine. The dishwasher is small, and like a lot in England the combined washer/dryer s-l-o-w. Overall everything functional.

Anything special?
Ray is a nice host – happy to meet, happy to fix stuff and help.

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