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Sniperley Hall, Durham, DH1 5RA, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.1/10! (score from 221 reviews)
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Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
14:30 - 20:00 hours
07:00 - 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Peace , tranquility and superb host.
Didn't have a bad experience
Great location to Durham. Jim was very welcoming. Breakfast was gorgeous and just a lovely atmosphere all over.
We were greeted at the door by Jim & made to feel very welcome straight away. There's a lovely calming & peaceful energy noticeable on entering the home of the owners Irene & Jim. The rooms are spacious & comfortable having a variety of reading books in each, with an honesty bar upstairs in the hallway - you can't beat fresh milk from the fridge for a cup of tea - rather than the usual UHT stuff on offer elsewhere! There is a good variety of food (most of the English Breakfast food) being locally sourced or freshly produced by the owners hens with optional alternatives for vegetarians, including cereals & herbal teas etc. Irene & Jim's local knowledge of the surrounding area & sight seeing options are helpful. All in all a very pleasant stay & I will be back for sure! Thanks. Viv & George.
The hosts were extremely friendly and knowledgable about the area. The accommodation was perfect for our getaway with the breakfasts being a highlight.
A warm, cosy and comfortable stay aided and abetted by the excellent host, Jim. Could not have asked for more
The house is stunning and standard of accommodation superb, with a huge bedroom and bathroom. The breakfast of fresh local produce in the morning was fantastic and we were bowled the owner even gave us a lift to the wedding we were attending nearby, which was completely unexpected and a lovely touch. Outstanding.
Everything, friendly and very elegant.
It is a bit hard to find in the dark. Watch out for a right turn soon after the fire station as you leave Durham
Jim was lovely and so welcoming. The breakfast was really nice, the room was huge and bed comfortable. We will definitely stay again :-)
Very friendly and helpful. Good size room .. fresh milk in hallway fridge a nice touch
fabulous big room, amazingly comfy bed, great breakfast
bathroom was across the hall
The whole experience
Lovely clean and spacious room , bathroom was a good size too. Very hospitable hosts who offer a fantastic breakfast , the black pudding is not to be missed !
warm welcome and extremely comfortable stay
Very well-furnished, comfortable, rather hard bed and pillows, warm, sizeable room, good facilities, good breakfast and plenty of it, pleasant staff. Mostly excellent value for money.
Wifi that was out of use most of the time we were there, due to faults which failed to be corrected. Rather hard bed and also hard pillows. And excellent-looking shower that was barely usable due to shallow shower-tray. Flood narrowly averted!
Wonderful host, spacious rooms, and very nice breakfast.
The general ambience and the friendly welcome
We travelled by public transport and while the park and ride was very useful it didn't operate on Sunday. Local buses do not stop nearby.
Very nice stay. Delicious breakfast. Very friendly and made to feel very welcome, would certainly stay there again.
Only negative comment would be the decor looked a little tired and could do with some updating.
Good value. Good quality breakfast with lots of choice. Very comfortable bed. Attractive bedroom and en-suite:that little bit different. Very quiet location. Easy parking right outside front door. Sense of pride in the owners in what they were offering-well justified.
Only one tiny point which is that in the dark it's easy for first time visitors to miss the sign, especially if there's a car right behind you. But you can turn and come back quite easily.
Helpful hosts!! Upon arrival, Jim was ever so welcoming! He provided us with really useful information on places to go and dine on the evening and there was a list of taxi numbers waiting for us should we need them. There was ample parking outside. The room was massive and very well presented! Brilliant value for money! There was a lovely little "shop" outside the room with shelves of things you could help yourself to with a little "honest jar" you could pay for your items in, which we thought was a lovely little touch. We will be travelling from Surrey to stay again soon!
The whole experience
Jim and Irene were incredible to my wife and I. They made our stay in Durham so welcoming we extended another 3 nights. The location is ideal being very quiet and spacious with excellent access to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors, The Holy Island, Hadrian's Wall, to name a few. The breakfasts we're absolutely delicious, a very extensive selection and made fresh to order. Plan to stay a few extra nights, Durham is an awesome and friendly city steeped in history and there is no better place to stay than at Sniperley Hall. See you in Spring 2015.
A lovely old house with character looked after by great people- we felt very welcome here.
Lovely big room and bathroom, lovely shower, kind and caring people, nothing too much trouble and a delicious breakfast - even with soya milk for my daughter. We will certainly be back
The room was quite large, as was the bathroom. At the top of the grand staircase there's a welcoming array of snacks and drinks for purchase. Host was friendly and had lots of information about the area to share. Wish we could have stayed longer.
The bathroom was across the hall. (We knew that when we booked the room.)
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