Honest Lawyer Hotel - Durham

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Croxdale Bridge, Durham, United Kingdom, DH1 3SPshow map
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Overview

The 3-star Honest Lawyer Hotel offers a contemporary accommodation in 46 rooms. Built in 1920, the hotel is a combination of historical architecture and contemporary facilities.

Major Durham sights, such as Durham University and The Gate are located nearby. Durham city center is 5 km away.

Nearby points of interest include a college, a palace and a cathedral.

Guests can reach Honest Lawyer Hotel from Durham Tees Valley airport within 35 minutes' drive.

Rooms

For a perfect stay at Honest Lawyer Hotel guests can make use of satellite television, climate control, wireless internet, a personal computer and a work desk featured in luxury rooms. Some rooms at Honest Lawyer Hotel have a view over the garden. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of seasonal dishes is served at the terrace restaurant.

Services

The hotel offers a free private car park, free self-parking and an elevator as well as a video projector, a business centre and a conference room for guests' comfort.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a sunbathing terrace and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   46.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Board games
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa centre

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)17.0 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)21.2 mi
Train
Durham Train Station2.9 mi
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Reviews
8.0
FabulousBased on  173  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The Honest Lawyer Hotel has been refurbished so now the facilities match the extremely high standard of the staff . Nobody could be friendlier or more willing to serve . We stayed for our daughters' graduation and the place was buzzing . It is in a rural location but just 3 miles from the city centre so its relatively quiet and you get a great nights sleep . The food is of a high quality and plentiful . I would definitely recommend this hotel and congratulate the manager and all his staff on their performance .

  • 8.8
    Superb

    A pleasant place to stay with good facilities and friendly staff. I was in touch with the hotel before we arrived and all staff were more than happy to help and responded to email enquiries very quickly and efficiently. We chose this hotel as we were attending an event at The Stadium of Light (last minute and couldn't get a room in Sunderland). Very easy to get to by taxi which the hotel arranged - would definately stay here again

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    If the accomodation was not damp it would have been ok. Nice big TV's in the rooms.

    The bathrooms all have problems. They are very damp & smell very musty. We complained & were moved to a different room but it was just as bad. We spoke to others staying there & they were all complaining. It really affected my wife's asthma. We also booked a twin room with you, & were told, on arrival, that you had booked a double.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Please write at least 15 words Service, Food, Staff, Location - all of these were to a high standard, and we would recommend friends to stay at your hotel at any time.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Bathroom very clean, food good

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The Staff were absolutely fabulous they were polite at all times

  • 9.2
    Superb

    We needed a clean comfortable room with good food and service and we got it!

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    There is not much to say. The hotel is somewhere outside of Durham in the countryside and far from city center (3 miles). The rooms are very small, and even are refurbished are smelling in a strange way (smell old).

    There is not much to say. The hotel is somewhere outside of Durham in the countryside and far from city center (3 miles). The rooms are very small, and even are refurbished are smelling in a strange way (smell old). The rooms are noisy too.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Room was comfortable and quiet and very reasonable. Convenient location only a short distance to park and ride for Durham.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Friendly staff, good situation for visiting the north east, couple of miles ouside of Durham City, excellent breakfast, good evening menu.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    My friend and I where given a upgrade, without asking and had wonderful rooms, the staff where extremely pleasant and obliging. The breakfast was well presented and very good, but the dinner we had was superb for the price.We where most impressed and will return.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Convenient en route to scotland

    Noisy wedding party in evening with fireworks at 11pm.Old chips on floor outside door in morning.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Staff were more than helpful,cheery &informative to all our needs.The proximity to the Park &Ride into Durham was an extra bonus.The gourmet meals were excellent& very reasonably priced.The hotel should be congratulated on all aspects.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The hotel has been completely modernised and is well-managed. The staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient, which enhanced our stay. The hotel is conveniently situated for both business and leisure/sightseeing in the Durham region.

    The hotel sits on a fairly busy A-road and the traffic noise can be annoying. There is no residents' lounge.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Friendly and helpful staff who were very happy to share their local knowledge. Facilities were comfortable motel-like but staff attitudes more like a fully serviced good quality hotel.

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Highlights
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FabulousBased on  173 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)17.0 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)21.2 mi
Train
Durham Train Station2.9 mi
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