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The Shoes

44 reviews
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub”(10 reviews)
“friendly locals”(2 reviews)
“b b”(6 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The Shoes was recommended to us by friends who live locally as a suitable B+B for visiting Durham Lumiere. They were spot on. Location Brilliant, close to the city but quiet. The rooms are spot on, warm and spotless. Beds very comfortable. Breakfast is included...More

Thank Dolf635
Response from 488wg, Owner at The ShoesResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for the positive comments they are much appreciated by both the staff and myself and we will be pleased to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

we stayed here on the 13th and 14th october. lovely room spotlessly clean and very good breakfast. good location near to the centre of durham. the landlord and landlady were realy friendly and helpfull, nice pub and friendly locals. we will stay here again when...More

Thank spenceealhamsarah
Response from 488wg, Owner at The ShoesResponded 19 October 2017

thank you for a positive review and we look forward to seeing you again when you next visit Durham

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at The Shoes for 3 nights this week. Everything was clean enough, the room i stayed was on the top floor and very comfortable. Billy was a good host despite having a few little problems with getting the payment through! Breakfast was lovely and...More

Thank burnleyprocky
Response from 488wg, Owner at The ShoesResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for that and you would be more than welcome next time you are back in Durham

Reviewed 4 July 2017

A quiet pub with rooms. On a bus route to town. Excellent value for money at £60 per twin bedded room. Next door to takeaway Lebeneat who have an excellent restaurant in the city. They won " 4 in a bed" on Channel 4 a...More

Thank RavishingMargaret
Response from 488wg, Owner at The ShoesResponded 19 October 2017

it is always seen by us as a compliment when guests say they will pay us a return visit, thank you

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great B&B glad I watched Four in a Bed and found this place. Will be back, may even take the kisses next time!!! Brekie was great although due to a Late night Takeaway I could eat it all, promise I will next tine!!

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12 June 2017|
Response from NeilBLeeds | Reviewed this property |
Yes - about 10 -15 minutes. It will take longer coming back as there are some steep hills
rachel g
27 May 2015|
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Response from NeilBLeeds | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking outside the pub.
Room Tips
"1 room on 1st floor - 2 rooms on 2nd floor"
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"room 3 at the top so quite high above the road outside traffic noise minimal at night, I sleep with window..."
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"There are only three rooms but ask for the one with the on-suite shower."
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"Only three so book early!"
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