Lumley Castle Hotel - Chester-le-Street

Chester Le Street, Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom, DH3 4NX  show map
 4 stars
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Lumley Castle Hotel - Chester-le-Street

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Lobby bar

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

The unique 4-star Lumley Castle Hotel is set in the museum district of Chester-le-Street. Lumley Castle Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 1389.

University Hospital of North Durham, Metro Radio Arena and Theatre Royal are located just 7.7 km away. It is about 1 km away from the center of Chester-le-Street.

Guests may find Beamish Wild within 8.5 km and Wet n' Wild within 17.0 km of the property.

The hotel enjoys a riverside location within 25 minutes' drive from Newcastle airport.

Rooms

Lumley Castle Hotel offers 73 guestrooms appointed with flat-screen TV, a dressing room, free wireless internet, a personal computer and a writing desk with all the sights of Chester-le-Street within easy access. Guests will appreciate a beautiful view of the river from their rooms. The rooms feature a dishwasher, an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The sophisticated restaurant offers exquisite meals. The hotel invites guests to the Library bar to relax with a drink. Guests can share a meal in Black Knight Restaurant, located about 50 meters away.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 14.95 per person per night.  The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 10 per person per night. 

Services

Lumley Castle Hotel provides guesets with 24-hour security, housekeeping and 24-hour reception.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   73.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Chester Le Street, Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom, DH3 4NX

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City Center
  • Chester-le-Street
    100 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1.6 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    73

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChester-le-StreetLumley Castle Hotel

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Rooms and availability

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Courtyard Double
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 120 m²
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Rooms are 11 square metres.

Room facilities
    Lumley Castle Hotel photos Room
    Castle Four Poster Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 33 m²
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    This individually designed room is located within the 14th century castle. Seven of the rooms boast a four-poster bed. The bathrooms are traditional, with modern facilities. All include a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and tea and coffee making facilities.

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      Lumley Castle Hotel photos Room
      Castle Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 16 m²
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      Located within the 14th century castle, this individually designed double room includes a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, and free WiFi.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Lumley Castle Hotel - Chester-le-Street Chester-le-Street location
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        Hotel Address:

        Chester Le Street, Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom, DH3 4NX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Chester-le-Street
          100 m
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          1.6 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          73

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChester-le-StreetLumley Castle Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Lumley Castle - 100 m

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 100 m

        Local attractions

        • Hamsterley Forest - 6.2 km
          Durham Dales, Hamsterley
        • Beamish Open Air Museum - 7.5 km
          Beamish DH9 0RGEngland
        • North East Aircraft Museum - 9.4 km
          Old Washington Road, Sunderland
        • Herrington Country Park - 6.4 km
          Chester Road, Sunderland
        • Beamish Wild - 8.5 km
          Stanley, Beamish
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          73

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChester-le-StreetLumley Castle Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Lumley Castle Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Lumley Castle Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 117 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Comfortable. Good interior design. Excelent position.

          Could have done with more facilities in room-ice bucket,small bedside table, fridge, better lighting in washroom/toilet. Waiters seemed to have a poor knowledge of food and wine. Complimentary water in room.

        • Couple
          6.6

          after booking this hotel, we were very excited to be staying in a room which was originally priced at 250.00 a night, we got a great discount at 69.00 per night, knowing the luxury rooms in the castle were 110.00-180.00, we were very excited and were anticipating a very superior room, however on arrival we were allocated a courtyard room which was not to the standard we were expecting when aware the room we had requested was 250.00 per night. we had booked this hotel to celebrate a very special occasion and we both felt our expectations were not met, i have since contacted the hotel to express our feelings.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Lovely setting ,easy to reach from a1 and in quiet location. Bags of atmosphere. Breakfast excellent.

          Bedroom in Courtyard area was dark and although in keeping with the old nature of the place may be a little too "traditional" for some.

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          It was a unique, out of the ordinary hotel experience which made our whole trip to Durham and its environs extra memorable.

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Unique property

          Staff could have been more aware of my in-laws difficulty getting up the stairs in the main building, even though they helped transport their luggage....could have donew with swapping rooms with ourselves on the ground level.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          What is there not to like about Lumley Castle? First and foremost it is an incredibly beautiful setting. Wandering around the grounds and the castle itself is stepping back in time. The lounge and the library room are gorgeous, the halls, lobby, garden and common rooms are beautifully decorated with wonderful Art and furniture of historical value. Our room was located up a winding staircase with a porthole style window giving us a true Castle expierence. Nice comfy king size bed. Our breakfast was the best on our trip. A wonderful display of fruits and baked items along with the full English breakfast. After visiting so many castles over the years it was an expierence to actually get to stay in one.

          I wouldn't call this a complaint.....just a thought. It is a very popular hotel with the locals and is used for weddings, graduations and parties. Parking can become tight (although we always found a spot) and the music can be heard until late on the weekends. At the same time, it is fun to see so many brides, and people dressed to the nines enjoying themselves in this most wonderful of castles.

        • Family with children
          9.6

          We love this hotel....it is really individual and quite gothic in appearance. The staff were great....my son cannot eat wheat or dairy and the restaurant staff were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble. We definately want to go back to The Lumley Castle again.... It is so refreshing to find such a gem.

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          Setting was lovely and it was an unusual hotel/

          It was very dark everywhere website states that there is a trouser press in all rooms and there isn'T.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Very friendly helpful staff, beautiful surroundings, and one of the quietest rooms I have ever stayed in.

          Bar and restaurant prices a bit expensive.

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          I stayed in a castle room which was really nice, very well furnished. Breakfast was great too and the bar was a really unique experience (in the old library

          Nothing

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          The hotel is very atmospheric and provides a truly relaxing environment at a competitive rate.

          Our room was slightly small for 2 people and we couldn't get either the hotel wifi or our own 3 mifi to work within our room.

        • Single
          9.6

          Great atmosphere and feeling of tradition.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          I thought the rooms were very good value for money. The castle itself was an amazing historical building. The breakfast was very high quality and the staff were extremeley polite and accomodating. The private dining rooms looked fabulous for an intimate dinner party or celebration.

          The rooms could benefit from air-con as they are quite dark with small windows and can get hot in the warmer weather. I expect they are very cosy however in the winter months.

        • Couple
          8.8

          The castle was in a beautiful setting and very picturesque. The function we attended was excellent and the rooms were comfortable and very clean. Being a castle there was lots of history and you could imagine how it was used originally, a lot of original features. Overall stay was very good.

          Quite easy to get lost around all the winding stone corridors.

        • Family with children
          6.6

          Was only ther one night.The staff who were serving were all very friendly.It was obviuosly an important venue for weddings.

          I would like to have had better food for the price of the stay. The breakfast was finebut the light lunches were definitely over priced and below standard.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Lumley Castle Hotel - Chester-le-Street Chester-le-Street location
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        Hotel Address:

        Chester Le Street, Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom, DH3 4NX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Chester-le-Street
          100 m
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          1.6 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          73

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedChester-le-StreetLumley Castle Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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