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The Honest Lawyer Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had booked via Booking.Com requesting a Family room for 2 daults and 2 children. On arrival, we were given a room with a double and a single bed in it. After a call to reception, less than 5 minutes later a member of staff arrived with a camp bed, and bedding, as well as extra towels. The room was... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently attended a function there and, as we were a long way from home, stayed overnight. The staff were welcoming and really helpful. Our room was in the main hotel and initially rather cool but soon warmed up once we had adjusted the radiator temperature. The traffic on the busy road outside was a bit of a nuisance but... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a sole female traveller I was a little disconcerted to find my room was outside, motel style, as there was no indication of this on my booking. I was able to park directly outside my room which made it easier but I still very unsure. The room was OK for the price I suppose. Unfortunately the noise of the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just spent the weekend in the hotel, we were in the chalets, very warm comfortable clean room. Breakfast was ample and well presented. Didn't eat evening meal in the hotel, the menu wasn't to our liking. A taxi into Durham was £8 each way. Very easy to find, ample free parking. Staff friendly both on reception and the bar.... More 

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Thank golfmad1230
HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. Over all I`m delighted to hear you had a good stay with s. I will certainly pass your kind comments to the team. They will be delighted to hear them. I`m certainly open to the ideas. How we can improve or bar area. You are more than welcome to have... More 

cleveland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average hotel I would stay here again if In that area. Distance from Durham 20 minutes in a car. We paid £65 a couple room only. You can hear traffic from road if your a light sleeper. This hotel is pet friendly and accepts dogs in some rooms. Breakfast was £9 each which we opted out of. The rooms are... More 

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HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Kindest Regards Unsal Aydin General Manager. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So having booked a little getaway for me and the Mrs as a treat to her for all the hard work and organising she's been doing in order to get our house looking good, imagine the look of shock and disbelief on my face as we pull into the car park! Excited to finally arrived and get settled, ready to... More 

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HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. Unfortunately we couldn't call Honest lawyer as a Motel on our website or on social media. like they do in United States. Because of rules and regulations with English Tourist Board laws.. But, with every opportunity I do tell our guests, we have 45 motel style bedrooms. Where the hotel... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Personally I found the hotel room rather dark with decor and furniture that could probably do with an upgrade now (wallpaper was peeling near door). The room was not as spotless as it could have been and I did find something in the bed I would rather not have and two of the towels had brown stains on them. However... More 

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HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. Having x51 busy rooms we do sometimes get little issues with them. Same as any other hotel would do. Good news is, owner`s are very committed to get new carpets for some of the rooms and new furniture for all the rooms. Our fish and chips is only £12.95 each.... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had the tapas which was nice apart from a pasta one but thats personal taste. I would go back if in the area again . Not too keen on the interior as not all that cosy but again thats personal.Service was good though - they knew what they were doing

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Thank sandrab1965
HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the restaurant. we will have new Xmas menu will be available from December the 1st. From January onward we will have brand new alacarte menu will be available too. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Kindest Regards Unsal Aydin General Manager. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the courtyard of the Honest Lawyer hotel for one night. The room was basic, but comfortable and clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They made us and especially the dog, feel very welcome. We ate in the atrium part of the restaurant which was dog friendly and had a classy and upmarket decor. The food... More 

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HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. I`m very pleased to hear yourself and your dog had a good stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments about my team and your great comment on our food.. I will pass your comments to whole team on my briefing. They will be delighted to hear them. I... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twin , room small and hot, however did not feel inclined to open window as you look straight out onto a field. Food good but really quite expensive, had supper her on2 nights, didn't have breakfast as cost was £9.95 each, the same as the Raddison and Marriott, without their costs!!! £6.00 would be ample, but as I have said... More 

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HonestLawyerHotel, Manager at The Honest Lawyer Hotel, responded to this review

Dear, Guest Thank you for your review of the hotel. We are surrounded with fields and some walk ways. Also There are two rivers near us. I`m sorry to hear you found the food little expensive. Breakfast is only £8.95. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Kindest Regards Unsal Aydin... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Honest Lawyer Hotel, a 46 bedroom, 3* hotel and AA rosette restaurant is a modern hotel offering a friendly welcome, comfortable accommodation and a variety of dining options, all ideally located less then 3 miles from Durham City Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Honest Lawyer Hotel

Address: Croxdale, Durham DH1 3SP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: $80 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Honest Lawyer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Best Western Durham
Durham Best Western
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#5 Business Hotel in Durham
#6 Family Hotel in Durham
#7 Romantic Hotel in Durham
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“We had a room on the front of the hotel and were troubled by the traffic noise from the busy road below.”
 of 5 bubbles Aileen785, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Have only stayed in the Courtyard rooms, but they are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Leebles, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dogs stay in the courtyard rooms for free and you have the added bonus of being able to park outside the rooms”
 of 5 bubbles itsallaboutthedog, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the car park in the main building are not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles PrivatePit, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Difficult to say but get a high numbered room in courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 747regr, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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