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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Visiting family and friends for the first time this year. Decided to have a few drinks in the town centre, was unsure about visiting again after a disappointing visit last time but everything about the place has been much improved. Can't wait to go back next time I visit

Thank John S
York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many times & " it does what it says on the tin " its clean,staff are friendly,food is fine,the only thing that is a bit shabby is the carpet on the rear entrance to the hotel stairs ( threadbare & dirty ) however you get what you pay for

Thank Mazmik89
York, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a conference and had the pleasure of staying at The Lambton overnight, after a weary day I found checking in very easy and I was stunned at the size of my room and the ensuite bathroom. After freshening up I ventured downstairs for a meal which was excellent value and came piping hot, I must say... More 

3 Thank LeeDag
North East England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I was attending a function and wasn't sure whether to stay the night,i decided i would,very good room rate,i arrived at the bar to check in,very friendly barman,checked me in,he showed me to room.the room was a double very spacious,and the bathroom was huge very clean,i ventured downstairs had a bar meal,very reasonable prices and the burger was delicious,the night... More 

1 Thank Teesside1
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I have visited this pub on many an occasion due to it being local. It is well decorated but unfortunately the food is quite average. It's not a terrible place to eat but most of the food - that myself, friends and family have ever ordered - doesn't appear to be cooked from scratch. Most of the staff seem friendly,... More 

Thank nvaskelton
sweir24, Owner at Lambton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Lambton Arms, it is disappointing that the table was not cleared promptly once you had finished your meal. In respect to your claim that the food doesn't appear to be cooked from scratch, I can confirm that most of our food is cooked fresh to order, our meat is supplied fresh by a... More 

Co Durham uk
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Go three times a week to have filtered coffee had a very nice Christmas meal for the last 2 years can get very busy but could do with being refurbished staff on the whole are friendly coffee is served to your table . Also free wifi available

Thank Patricia L
sweir24, Owner at Lambton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I'm glad that you enjoy your visits to the Lambton Arms - I would like to say that the pub was extensively refurbished 3 years ago and is in my opinion still the best looking and most comfortable pub in Chester le Street. Also the coffee that we serve is not filtered but is... More 

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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Used the hotel as a base to visit Durham. Good location next to the Angel 21 bus service with buses evey 15 minutes. Hotel is mainly a large bar/ restaurant/function venue with a few guest rooms. Noisy until 11:30 when the live music stops down stairs. Rooms are large, clean and a little dated but at £55 for a double... More 

Thank Biffo4444
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as the travel lodge nearby was full. Cannot fault the cleanliness of the room and the bathroom sparkled! Full English breakfast was superb. Excellent value for money would recommend staying here and give the travel lodge a miss!

Thank Andrew V
sweir24, Owner at Lambton Arms, responded to this review

Andrew, Many Thanks for the comments regarding your recent stay - I will ensure that they are passed onto the manager & her team. More 

tyne and wear
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230 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This bar has recently started a Northern Soul night one saturday a month and I have called in for the last couple. The night is run by Chester le St Soul club. The Lambton has a small dance floor and although I like Northern soul I only knew one song during the two hours I was there. I understand there... More 

1 Thank TyneAndWearColumbus
Reading Berkshire UK
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194 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We just had to have a drink here after 30 years away...We were always in here for a drink and also had our Christmas Lunch here a few times. It looks a little tired now and the furniture outside is decaying badly.. Still, it brought back happy memories of evenings like Stag Nights , Coming of age and birthdays.. Inside... More 

1 Thank TTFan3d

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Lambton Arms is a lovely pub in the centre of Chester-le-Street that also has 11 letting bedrooms and 2 function rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lambton Arms

Address: 61 Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 3BJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Chester-le-Street
Price Range: €51 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Big bedrooms, easy access”
 of 5 bubbles 966alanj, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1, executive double room. Very nice room”
 of 5 bubbles Jimlee4, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“As close to the library as possible to be away from the music in the bar below. Free parking in the rear carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Biffo4444, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Not near the main street.A bit noisy Get a room at the side or at the rear”
 of 5 bubbles TTFan3d, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Front facing rooms are on main bus route (6am start). Quieter rooms at the rear.”
 of 5 bubbles Aly_Kat362, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
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