Where To Stay: Durham, York & Darlington

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, where are you going to take your loved one this year?
Don’t be the one to try and scrape last minute plans together, let Van Mildert help you find a place to stay this romantic season.

So if you’re out and about shopping in your local VM store with your Valentine, why not make a weekend of it at one of these luxurious hotels.

The Town House – Durham


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at this unique boutique hotel, offering 11 indulgent, individually designed rooms in Durham City centre. In a Georgian Grade II listed Town House and secluded Garden Apartments, get away in style this February.
Whether you want to indulge in ‘Le Jardin’, featuring it’s own private hot tub and luxurious decor or perhaps ‘The Ruby’ with it’s rich colour palette of reds and black that may be more down your street.
No matter which room you choose, make sure you stop by the hotel’s renowned restaurant. Showcasing Durham’s food and drink scene, The Town House Restaurant has received the ‘Higher Quality Assured’ Award from TasteDurham.
We say you’d be missing out if you visited our Durham store and didn’t at least pop In here for a bite to eat!

Marmadukes – York


Steeped in history, York City centre is home to Marmadukes 4 Star Town House Hotel. With it’s unique character and contemporary twist, this hotel offers it all.
Heavy Georgian and Victorian antique furniture, Italian fabrics and a rich colour palette, add to each rooms beauty. Not only does this hotel offer a real statement from the front and from it's rooms, but the gardens propose an opportunity to retreat from a busy day of shopping around the centre.
Order yourselves a glass of Champagne each and soak up the scenery this Valentine’s Day.

Houndgate Town House – Darlington


Treat your Valentine to an evening away at the Houndgate Townhouse in Darlington this coming week. This hidden gem is perfect for a weekend away or just for a break in the bar, indulge in the cocktail list or stop for afternoon tea the options are endless!
So once you are finished shopping around the city centre, why not book up for the evening in this local hide away. With eight bedrooms to choose from and a restaurant to die for, what more could a girl want!?