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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Easily the politest staff I have ever come across. We stayed for one evening in March and the waiter and restaurant staff (and even chef) went above and beyond to provide me the tastiest gluten free burger I have eaten. The restaurant was only half full but they still made so much effort for not only me, but my wife...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have just returned from a lovely 3 night break at the Radisson which gave my husband and I plenty of time to see the city, the stunning castle ,cathedral, bars restaurants and on Saturday night to witness some very lively night life. The weather was absolutely glorious and we were able to walk by the river from the hotel right...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us on Trip advisor! I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your 3 day break in Durham and that the Hotel, Facilities and staff played a large part in that. However, I have passed on your comments about the music played in Collage and The...

North West UK
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just a 5 minute stroll over the bridge to a good selection of bars and restaurants. So we didn't eat or drink in the hotel. Good nights sleep in a modern hotel with friendly service. Our only criticism would be regarding the parking; paid £12 (messed around phoning a parking service as instructed by car park signage) only to find...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Pete, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review on your recent experience with us. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and your room ensured you to get a good nights sleep. I have however, passed on your comments about your car parking situation to ensure that all feedback on this matter...

Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward for some time to my return visit to Durham where I had studied as a young man many years ago, exploring the old city once again, visiting the splendid Cathedral and to meeting up with the wife, now in her 95th year, of the Principal of my old College, the Bernard Gilpin Society. All these things...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. Please be assured that this situation has been escalated and passed to one of our Executive Management Team to investigate further and will be in contact with you in due course. If you have any further concerns in the meantime please contact the hotel via the reception desk on 0191 3727200 and we...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just returned home from having one nights stay here. Room was lovely and clean. Bed was comfortable. Had a lovely view overlooking the river. The staff were very helpful. The Breakfast was very nice accommodating all tastes. Would definitely stay here again if I'm in Durham. Many thanks.

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time when staying with us and that the hotels breakfast was to your taste. I hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Durham. Kind Regards, Benjamin

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stay here quite often for business. Great location, very clean and the food was excellent! Had a Superior Room, but not sure why it was Superior as it seemed just like the normal rooms..... although it did overlook the river. Always hate two single beds put together.... always fall down the gap, so this wasn't brilliant. Air conditioning could be...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to contact us with your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you encountered some issues with your room on your last stay. In the future, if you are unhappy with your room please do not hesitate to call us via the One Touch Service Button on your room telephone and we...

cheshire, uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a good position, close to the old town centre. It has a spacious car park and good leisure facilities. The reception staff were lovely. Very welcoming and informative with a good sense of humour. The room was large and spotlessly clean with superb, large fluffy towels. The rooms and indeed the hotel itself is a little soulless,...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear doubledayt, Thank you for taking the time to contact us with this fantastic feedback! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team made you feed relaxed and at home. However, I have passed on your comments about the Hotel itself to the appropriate departments to ensure we can make the best...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I normally come here to the Lime House spa, and sit by the pool and workout in the gym. I was here also for a friends wedding a few years back when I was a bridesmaid, it was a great day, I enjoyed it alot.

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Julia, Thank you for taking the time to contact us regarding your fantastic feedback on your recent experience. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your time at your friends wedding and that you are continuing to enjoy the use of Pace Health Club. I hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Benjamin

newton-le-willows
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute Bank Holiday weekend break with friends. Fabulous Hotel, nice room, very central, great location. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great breakfast. Would definately recommend this hotel for sightseeing as the city attractions are all within working distance.

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sending us your great feedback on your recent stay with us. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the Radisson Blu Durham Team made you feel welcomed and comfortable. I hope to welcome you back again on your next visit to Durham. Kind Regards Benjamin

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a great deal Thursday to Saturday. Friendly staff, nice room usual hotel stuff - bed comfy, reasonable bath and room was quiet. There is a good spa, jacuzzi, pool, sauna, steam room that wasn't too crowded. Bar was fine, bar staff were attentive even when busy with a big wedding/event. Check in staff helpful. The breakfast is really good,...

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Benjamin T, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review on your recent stay with us! I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the hotel staff and facilities exceeded your expectations. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Benjamin

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the River Wear, Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham presents a prime location for a visit to England. Voted "Best City in the UK" by Conde Nast Traveller, Durham has all the culture and charm you're looking for in an English town. Find UNESCO World Heritage sites and attractions Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle and Durham University less than 3 kilometers away. The 207 well-kept, modern bedrooms and suites offer 4-star amenities. Collage Restaurant offers a unique twist on the British Brassiere with a range of signature dishes and British fare. The Bar serves a food menu, great drinks and classic cocktails early into the morning. Unwind at the fitness and wellness facilities which include a swimming pool. Enjoy helpful services like on-site parking, express laundry and One Touch Service. The conference space houses 11 meeting rooms which can be used for all types of meetings and social occasions for up to 500 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Hotel Durham

Address: Frankland Lane, Durham DH1 5TL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: $134 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Hotel Durham 4*
Number of rooms: 207
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Also Known As:
Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham Hotel Durham
Radisson Durham
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Durham
#2 Business Hotel in Durham
#3 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#4 Family Hotel in Durham
#4 Romantic Hotel in Durham
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“River view room”
 of 5 bubbles Susan278, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“nice view over the river from the front”
  • view from the window
 of 5 bubbles Neil_HD_50, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles gillywilko, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for a superior room with a river view”
 of 5 bubbles 621melanieb, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Gulfstream229, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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