Lumley Castle Hotel

Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Durham, DH3 4NX, United Kingdom
+44 191 389 1111

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Lumley Castle Hotel
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About Lumley Castle Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Lumley Castle Hotel is located in Chester le Street and is close to the area's popular attractions. It provides views of Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground, and features elegant rooms.

Lumley Castle Hotel Chester-le-Street treats guests to babysitting/child services, a concierge and a 24-hour reception. Meeting rooms, a currency exchange and laundry facilities are also available.

The hotel features rooms equipped with a hair dryer, a radio and cable/satellite channels, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

Lumley Castle Hotel houses Black Knight, which offers breakfast and dinner and provides guests with everything they need for an enjoyable evening without having to leave the hotel.

Lumley Castle Hotel Chester-le-Street is under a 30-minute drive from Newcastle Airport and Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground is a brief walk away. Durham Cathedral and the Beamish Museum can be easily accessed by car.

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Double rooms($368)
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Amenities at Lumley Castle Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine


  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Sofa bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Golf

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

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Ropery Lane, Durham, DH3 4NX

What's nearby

  • Carrville7.4 km
  • DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery7.9 km
  • Crook Hall and Gardens8.1 km
  • Gala Theatre Durham8.6 km
  • St. Nicholas Church8.7 km
  • Durham Indoor Market8.7 km
  • The Gates Shopping Centre8.7 km
  • Durham Castle8.9 km
  • Palace Green8.9 km
  • Durham Cathedral9.1 km
  • Durham Heritage Centre and Museum9.1 km
  • Maiden Castle9.5 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Lumley Castle Hotel

  • Chester-le-Street Station is the closest railway station to the hotel. Those that are wanting to travel to the hotel from the station will find that either by car or taxi is the quickest form of transport. The 1.6-mile journey will take around 6min, depending on traffic, if you go via Ropery Lane. Alternatively, take the 71 bus towards Seaham and alight at Golf Club – Bridge Bus Stop.

  • Guests staying at the hotel can find a large variety of rooms available to them. Pre-book in advance or, alternatively, you can choose from the likes of Courtyard Classic, Courtyard Superior, Courtyard State, Castle Classic, Castle Superior, Castle State and The King James Suite. All hotel rooms are unique in their own way and offer great facilities. They are also uniquely decorated with a luxurious interior.

  • The King James Suite at Lumley Castle Hotel is their most impressive room of a large size. The room was formerly known as The Chapel of the Castle. Those that stay here will find a 20ft four-poster bed, accompanied by its own reception room. The ensuite will also feature a hot tub bath with impressive views overlooking the parkland. You’ll also have access to a Nespresso machine, bottled water, bathrobes, slippers, a safe and a fruit plate. You’ll also benefit from the bluetooth sound system, luxury Bvlgari bathroom amenities and a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival.

  • The quickest form of transport to reach the hotel from Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is by car or by taxi. The journey between the airport and the hotel is around 18 miles, so depending on traffic, you can expect the journey to take roughly 28min via the A1. Public transport will take a lot longer, but consider taking the GRN train towards Newcastle, Sunderland, South Hylton, then disembark at Gateshead, where you’ll take the 21 Angel Bus towards Durham.

  • The hotel is a great venue to enjoy afternoon tea. They offer a sit-down experience or even an afternoon tea drive-thru. Choose from afternoon tea options like Grand Afternoon Tea, Champagne Afternoon Tea, Sparkling Afternoon Tea, Mason’s Tea Edition Gin Afternoon Tea, Pimms Afternoon Tea and Cream Afternoon Tea. Make sure to pre-book any afternoon tea in advance to guarantee availability.

  • The castle is the perfect option to enjoy a bit of fun with their Escape Room. With Lily, The Ghost Of Lumley, haunting the castle, it’s the perfect option for the brave of heart. You’ll need to work your way through ancient rooms and find and free Lily from the curse to escape a deadly fate. The Lily of Lumley-themed escape room is open Tuesday to Sunday. Make sure to book The Escape Room in advance to secure availability.

  • Lumley Castle Hotel is located at Ropery Lane, 8.8 km from the centre of Durham. Carrville is the closest landmark to Lumley Castle Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Lumley Castle Hotel.

  • Yes, Lumley Castle Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Lumley Castle Hotel offers free parking.

  • Lumley Castle Hotel is 22.2 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. Lumley Castle Hotel is 38.9 km from Darlington Teesside Intl.

  • Yes, Lumley Castle Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Lumley Castle Hotel in Durham and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Lumley Castle Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Lumley Castle Hotel.

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Distance to city centre

8.8 km

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Nearest airport

Newcastle upon Tyne

Distance to airport

22.2 km