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Chalais, France
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We wanted to stay in Durham for 4 days, explore the city & nearby attractions, but we wanted to leave the car safe & walk or use public transport. Most large hotels in Durham city have no parking & you have to use an expensive & risky public carpark nearby, so we were delighted to find the Victoria had a...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Durham, it's in a quiet location but just walk to the end of the street & the you are in the city centre and close to the beautiful cathedral. We have stayed here a number of times now. The rooms are just lovely, clean, nice decor & really comfortable. I read a...

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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Another lovely stay. Warm welcome, immaculately clean room, beautiful bathroom and the comfiest bed with gorgeous snuggly bedding. Breakfast fab too. The bar is a little gem of traditional fixtures and cosy corners and very friendly. Passing students a bit noisy but earplugs can sort that and it was a Freshers weekend. This place is a gem and I will...

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Thank LouLou S
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Myself and the Mrs stayed 3 nights in September. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The breakfast was substantial and well cooked. We were made very welcome by the owner and staff, as well as the locals when we ventured into the bar on a couple of evenings. Those who appreciate good real ale and sitting near a cosy...

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1Thank Yorkshirebloke1961
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We stayed as a couple for two nights and were made to feel really welcome by all the staff and local regulars. We visited Durham to explore the old City and try to solve a murder mystery trail. The Vic is perfectly located as it is only 5 minutes walk to the Cathedral/Castle and 8 minutes to the Market Place....

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Thank Brian Y
Porthtowan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The VIctoria Inn - when you walk to the pub its like walking back in time but in a lovely way. I stayed there for 3 nights in room 6 which has a 4 poster bed in it. Slept like a baby -one of the most comfortable,snuggliest beds I have slept in for a long time.(didn't really want to get...

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Foster City, California, USA
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We stayed for a few days in June. Spacious rooms, friendly host, off street parking, close to Cathedral, good breakfast, fine cook. Above pub, but not noisy, and pub very friendly. Good Spanish restaurant across the street.

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1Thank Janet/George
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Spent a very enjoyable 5 night stay in Victoria Inn, Durham. Made more enjoyable because of the wonderful location, 5 mins walk to city centre. Made to feel extremely welcome by all staff, especially the ladies who cooked breakfast and looked after the housekeeping. They started your day not only with a hearty breakfast of your choice but also friendly...

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1Thank Sarah G
Portishead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The statement is true, magnificient, traditional and worthy of its 4 star rating! No Jukebox nor pool table but a true and unspoilt Inn. The Breakfast was outstanding (Head Chef - Maureen) and Head Housekeeper Christine really enhanced out stay! The Owner was also most welcoming. Recommended to us by Durham Tourist Information Office (Margaret Goodchild) and a perfect choice!...

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1Thank afbailey
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Really characterful B & B above the pub. lovely room, comfortable bed, modern bathroom and a truly excellent breakfast - all this above an authentic CAMRA pub and only a few minutes walk from the city centre with free parking. Even the rain didn't upset us

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Victoria Inn

Address: 86 Hallgarth Street, Durham DH1 3AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: $95 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victoria Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Victoria Hotel Durham
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“Four poster bed room is beautiful!!”
 of 5 bubbles LittleFireface, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask how big the bathroom is when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles NorwichCol, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The room we had was perfect ..4 poster bed!”
 of 5 bubbles lesleym277, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do be aware that some rooms are on the second floor, so lots of stairs to climb and no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles JanG416, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the four poster (no 6) can't comment on the others”
 of 5 bubbles kattenschling, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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