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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
14:00 - 23:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Just a 20-minute drive from historic Durham, The Royal Oak is a family-run hotel offering a traditional restaurant, a bar, and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Score from 64 reviews Very good
Located in Chester-le-Street, The Lambton Worm offers en-suite bed-and-breakfast accommodation with free on-site private parking.
Score from 29 reviews Superb
The Old Post Office offers a pleasant village setting just 20 minutes’ drive from the historic city of Durham.
Score from 12 reviews Exceptional
Ramside Hall Hotel is set in a magnificent 220-acre estate, featuring a 27-hole golf course, 2 restaurants and luxury bedrooms.
Score from 660 reviews Fabulous
Shower much to be desired. Room very hot - 2 radiators very near bed.
Resonable price and location have used it in the past
Even as a guest you cannot open a bar tab , everything is cash. You even have to pay on arrival. Very inconvenient for the business traveller. I wont use it again. Room 1 has a hole in the floor covered by a carpet and a bed that you must sleep in the middle of as the mattress is so worn you will fall out. Food was ok, excessive Garlick and they had run out of prawns. The Royal Oak down the road has none of these problems and is more griendly
Rooms very quiet, warm, and comfortable. Food portions huge. Great location.
Wi-Fi coverage poor in bedrooms - could connect but not access internet. Shower was tricky to get required temperature.
We had the three course meal in the evening of our stay which was brilliant. The starter I chose was black pudding, bacon, potato skins with sauce and it was delicious, best starter ever! It was huge so I had plenty left for my husband to try it too! Good food and the restaurant was nice and busy with lots of atmosphere and excellent service.
Our bedroom was good and had all we required, but as it was a warm night we would have liked to sleep with the window open but the church clock chiming meant that was not possible - maybe the rooms at the front of the hotel need aircon? It may not have been as loud for the rooms at the rear?
On checking in the staff were helpful and friendly. Our room was clean and comfortable. We had a nice meal on the first night, reasonably priced and plenty of choice. Breakfast was plentiful and tasty. We slept very well despite being on the front of the hotel, we never heard a sound. Well served by restaurants,buses into Durham and local shops Lanchester is a nice friendly place to stay.
Due to the lack of staff, when we went down for our evening meal we had to wait quite a while to be taken to a table. The young lady did apologise though.
It is handy for work, and it is a beautiful village location
They were unaware I had booked! I was lucky they had a cancelation
Really comfortable bed and clean cotton sheets. Very friendly staff and very good breakfast. Good view over the green.
Shower tray was not so good.
the location - pretty village, well placed for Durham Cathedral, Beamish museum family pub atmosphere good well cooked food, lots of choice, reasonable prices big car park
the shower! difficult to regulate and insufficient power, especially for hair rinsing!
Location excellent for for our needs. Rooms clean and warm
Fire alarm went off and chef/waitress didnt know where to locate it to re set. Breakfast took 45 mins to be served, we were a party of 7so you wouldnt expect to wait so long.It was luke warm and served in what i would call a curry dish. i like to have my food on a plate (or the appropriate crockery used) but after waiting 45 mins while the waitress was far too busy on the phone organising staff for the day i the day i decided to get tucked into my curry bowl breakfast. Lovely cold mushrooms, like warm beans (served in a little pan of their own) half cooked sausages warmish bacon and fried egg was fine. To top it off lovely cold toast. Dont get me wrong, the waitress was lovely and friendly however i feel the management need to step up with their training and more staff. Would i stay again.....yes, even just to see breakfast was being served on a plate :-)
- The fact that the staff had made a note of the fact that I required soya milk with my breakfast - The large car park - The clean, comfortable, warm bedroom - Proximity to the village shops - Helpful staff - Good wifi connection
- The fact that although staff knew that I required soya milk with my breakfast, this hadn't been bought when I went down for my breakfast the next morning - a member of staff was bringing it in, which meant I had to wait to be able to have a drink and some cereal. This is a minor issue but it could easily have been bought the night before, as the local Spar sells soya milk.
Very good service by the cleaner and the morning cook who could see the stupidity of the head chefs instructions. They between them seem to hold the hotel together.
We were made to feel like 4 year old children, having a traditional english breakfast dolloped in a bowl. This again happened when steak meal was ordered, found it best to use crinnions restaurant in fore street, they treat you as an adult.also not impressed with payment procedure. Asked for money on arrival which did not get taken, tried to pay on departure, but no one available to accept payment. On arrival home, hotel telephoned us next day to ask for credit card details over phone (not acceptable with us), offered to post cheque, waited for further phone calls to confirm this would be acceptable with manager.
Staff very friendly, Breakfast was ample. Good value for money.
very friendly staff
Wholesome food. Breakfast sausages were excellent.
The stench of air fresheners in the bedroom was overpowering. Literally eye-watering.
The staff were friendly. The room was clean and tidy. The food was very good for standard pub food. Breakfast was hearty and set us up for the day.
Wednesday evening was Bingo and Quiz night which didn't start until 9.30 and so was still going after 11.00 when we were trying to sleep. Thursday night was Turkey and Tinsel night so we ate out. Still remnants of crackers on the floor at breakfast. That said, pubs need to survive as best they can. Despite being friendly it was impersonal.
Convenient location, friendly staff, quiet room.
Convenient location. Excellent food. Friendly staff
The rooms are good size and very clean. The setting is lovely. Best thing is the food. The meals are fantastic.Will be visiting with family in the future.
The staff - very helpful and friendly. Menu choice. Fair prices.
Good food, nice location
Church bells ringing every half hour!
The room was a good size. The bed was huge. Good place to stay. Staff pleasant and friendly. Food absolutely superb.
Overall atmosphere and friendly welcome Comfortable and well furnished room Great pub restaurant with good value meal deals - watch out , the portions are HUGE! Never seen a happy hour that STARTED at 9:30pm before!
Bit of a fiddly route to get there but satnav coped! ( about 20 mins from A1 and/or Durham)
Good food,friendly and helpful staff
Room was a bit small, not much room to put anything
This was a perfect find for me. Close by to where I was working so a great location and easy to find. I was pleasantly suprised by the size of the comfort of single room too. The staff were all lovely and friendly and the breakfast (even for veggies) was lovely. It seemed very busy the next day for Sunday dinner & there was a lovely atmosphere.
Comfortable beds Modern bathroom facilities with good shower. A good selection of evening meals with good service Friendly staff.
My aunt and uncle initially given room 2. The room in our opinion should be listed as a single. The bed was large and very little space to move around. A satisfactory room change was given on request. The hotel is situated on a noisy road junction with a church nearby that rings the hours. This was not a problem when the window/s were shut but may be problematic on hot nights
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