Hotel The Town House

34 Old ElvetDH1 3HNDurhamUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel The Town House

Gadds Town House formerly known as Fallen Angel is a Georgian Grade II listed Town House with eleven uniquely themed rooms located in Durham’s fascinating Old Elvet area.

All of the rooms have ironing facilities, coffee and tea facilities, flat screen televisions, and private bathrooms. You can choose from carefully designed rooms with eighteenth century, cabin, train, Egyptian, and modern themes.

The hotel has a beautiful garden. It also offers a view of the eleventh century castle and Durham Cathedral.

Hotel The Town House restaurant serves the freshest and best quality seafood, fruits, vegetables, and meat. The cocktail bar serves bottled beers, wines and concoctions made by professional mixologists.

Famous attractions such as River Wear, Newcastle City Centre, and Durham Rail Station are found near the hotel.


34 Old Elvet, DH1 3HN, Durham, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(191)3841037 | Fax: +44(191)3843348 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Beautiful, quiet, and carefully designed rooms

Each room gives a specific vibe It makes you feel that you are staying in a certain place It is a very comfortable and quiet hotel There’s no noise coming from the rest of the building or the streets It is so different from regular hotels because of its themed rooms.

Excellent Staff Makes Stay Comfortable

Gadds Town House takes pride in its great customer service The hotel staff is extremely friendly and accommodating It caters all of your needs and is so kind in doing so Moreover, the staff highly respects your privacy and pays attention to detail.

Delicious Foods Will Bring Satisfaction

The restaurant serves first class food You can choose from a wide array of food locally produced It also serves affordable food for vegetarians All of the sandwiches, soups, steaks, and desserts are worthy of your money.

Negative Reviews

Rooms look smaller in person

The rooms are actually smaller than they look in the pictures However, the designs of the rooms make up for that The rooms function efficiently and are spacious enough for you to relax well.

Some Minor Issues

Some bedside lights do not work well while other lights are so dim, making some rooms unfit for reading Few door knobs do not work properly There also toiletries that are missing However, the staff can immediately change them upon your request.

Expensive Rates Might be Discouraging

Drinks and food are quite expensive Despite the high price, you are assured of having one of the most amazing dining experiences at Gadds Town House.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 295 reviews across the web
8.3 /10
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    7.8 /10
8.3 out of 10 based on 295 reviews