Durham Hotels Guide

recommended hotels and other accommodation in or near Durham


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Georgian town house, Grade II listed, with opulent, bespoke, themed rooms in the main house or garden and a vibrant cocktail bar

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the interior of this hotel, in a Victorian building, has many striking period features; the rooms are more contemporary, with luxurious comfort

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set within a magnificent 350 acre estate, just off the A1(M), a luxurious hotel, a blend of traditional and contemporary, with a wealth of facilities

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boasts an excellent location surrounded by woodland yet within a 10 minute walk of the city centre; rooms are modern and well-appointed

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located in countryside, close to the River Wear, and within a 10-minute drive of central Durham; stay in well-presented, motel style rooms

Highfield Hotel

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offers comfortable rooms with bright, contemporary decor, a convenient location next to the A690, plus a locally renowned Thai restaurant

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despite opening its doors in 1815, this centrally located hotel offers contemporary, well-equipped rooms and a grill restaurant and bar

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set in relaxing grounds, just a short drive from the A1(M); stay in sumptuous rooms, some with copper bath tubs, or garden lodges

Hallgarth Manor House

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contemporary interiors blend with original charm at this updated, 16th century manor house, there are stylish rooms and relaxed dining too

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a modern hotel boasting access to a state-of-the-art health club and spa next door and well placed for local attractions and the A1(M)

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a modern hotel, situated on the banks of the River Wear and enjoying views toward Durham Cathedral, with chic, stylish bedrooms and a spa

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it's just a five-minute walk to Durham Cathedral from this fine inn, with its Victorian character retained in the high quality rooms and cosy bar

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characterful Victorian mansion, offering shipshape, traditionally styled rooms, some with impressive views, and an Indian restaurant and bar

Days Inn Durham

Services Jct. 61 A1(M)

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set within the motorway service area, this simple, basic accommodation is ideal for a journey stopover or for a touring base of the area

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offers simple, but comfortable, rooms, a traditional bar with wood and stone-panelling, beer garden and an on-site, Indian restaurant

Three Horseshoes Inn

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set amidst open countryside on the A181 4 miles from Durham's historic centre; stay in well-appointed rooms and dine from a traditional menu

The Avenue Inn

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commended for its friendly ambience by previous guests, this traditional pub offers comfortable rooms and serves a menu of pub classics

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offers simple style rooms, but comfortable and good-value, above a popular bar and is situated between the city centre and A1(M)

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a family-run inn just over a mile from Durham Cathedral has impressed guests with the warm welcome, cosy rooms and substantial breakfast

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located within easy reach of the A1(M) and the city centre by frequent buses that stop nearby, this welcoming, traditional B&B is well placed

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