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Hong Kong, China
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

I was a bit concerned when we arrived because Seven Stars is set between a fork in the road and it is also a pub. These are two sources of noise and I feared sleepless nights. I'm happy to say these fears were groundless. There wasn't much traffic and the clientele of the pub are older and not the noisy... More 

Thank AndrewHK22
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2013

I would classify this as an inn with rooms. Our room was more like a single room with a double bed squeezed in. Our son had a single room that was not much smaller !! I agree with previous comments about the noisy toilet and plumbing. We stayed here because we were collecting our daughter from the universtiy. It was... More 

Thank Richard B
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Booked for overnight stay read reports that's why booked Arrived to a warm welcome from staff then when being taken to room along a dated wood panelling hall noticed the hall carpet was black and worn not very nice Then when saw bedroom it was so dated probably never touched since seventys it was terrible worse was the toilet syst... More 

Thank andrew t
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I made a last minute booking for one night as a stop over before the Great North Run, we arrived late on a Saturday night, very hungry, I did not realise the restaurant was so popular and unfortunately there were no tables available but they did send us in the direction of another pub they own, just down the road... More 

Thank Jessica B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

What a lovely place this is. Great value for money, intelligent, hard working staff. Great English breakfast with superb sausages and the best Steak and peppercorn sauce I have had for an evening meal, with wild mushrooms. 25 mins walk from Durham and an excellent bus service. We shall return.

Thank Tracie B
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

Just spent a night at the seven stars. Located in a peacefull village about 1.5 miles from Durham. The hotel/restaurant/bar are small and intimate. Its not a five star hotel its a b&b and must be reviewed as such. The staff are very very helpful and nothing is to much trouble. Our room was at the front of the building... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We stayed in the Seven Stars Inn for 3 nights during our sons' graduations, having been very impressed by the restaurant on previous visits to Durham. Our room was cosy and clean and, while not modern, the bathroom was also clean and served us perfectly well. We were very comfortable here for three nights. We were expecting great things from... More 

Thank Jackie V
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

When we arrived there was just one staff member running the bar and also checking in guests and showing them to their rooms. This was done in a very friendly manner and with a smile and we were made to feel most welcome. This great service continued for the rest of our stay with the staff multi tasking most efficiently.... More 

Thank norwich17
Durham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

I have not stayed here ,so am only reviewing the Sunday Lunch.The food was really nice,very tasty Sunday Lunch.Decided not to have a starter in case in spoilt my main meal.However wish I had done as portions were not huge.Only real negative was it took a long time before ordering to food arriving.However food was worth waiting for as it... More 

1 Thank lookie
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Only a few minutes from the centre of Durham and in a quiet picturesque village the Seven Stars is a great place to explore the area. The breakfast was prompt and well cooked despite being busy and the other guests were friendly.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seven Stars Inn is a English country Inn with restaurant located in the picturesque village of Shincliffe, only one and a half miles from the centre of Durham City and Durham University. Originally a coaching Inn dating back to 1724 the Seven Stars Inn is now a friendly, family run restaurant and Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seven Stars Inn

Address: High Street North, Shincliffe DH1 2NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Shincliffe
Price Range: $89 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seven Stars Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Seven Stars Hotel Shincliffe
7 Stars Inn
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“All Rooms are cosy !”
 of 5 bubbles Greenwich78, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi very week ... intermittent at best ...Rooms away from the main road (A177 I think) far quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles roberttF1171CC, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring ear plugs and hot water bottle. Definitely try the food - it is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Looby0770, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't know about the rooms but the pie was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles ashovercouple, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Stayed in a few different rooms now. All very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles hjhDurham, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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