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Featured Hostels in Durham

Durham University, Hatfield College
2 out of 5
Hatfield College, North Bailey, Durham, England
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Situated in Durham, this hostel is steps away from Durham Heritage Centre and Museum, Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. Durham University is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) ...

Durham University, Hatfield College
Modern Ensuite Rooms in Durham City Centre
3 out of 5
North Road, Durham, England
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Situated in Durham, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Gala Theatre Durham, Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. Durham University is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) away. ...

3/5 (2 reviews)

"They cancelled on us with just 3 days notice because of building work. Cost us over £100 extra to find alternative accommodation as Durham city was full booked due to a cricket international. Two weeks on and still haven’t received a refund from Expedia. Not acceptable !!"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2019

Modern Ensuite Rooms in Durham City Centre
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Other property types in Durham

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa
Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa
4 out of 5
Carrville, Durham, England
The price is £152 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (886 reviews)

"Everything was freat.the spa the service.only complaint was the carvery where we couldnt get decent food at 9.pm i ended up eating nothing"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
4 out of 5
Frankland Lane, Durham, England
The price is £107 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,577 reviews)

"I went for a night away with my two sister in law's and Sharon on the desk at the Radisson was so helpful as were the other staff. The rooms were spacious and clean and the breakfast was fantastic. The health suite was lovely and relaxing. We would definitely return as it's in walking distance if ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Bowburn Hall Hotel
Bowburn Hall Hotel
3 out of 5
Bowburn, Durham, England
4.2/5Very Good! (108 reviews)

"Stayed many times and alwayß excellent on all levels"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Bowburn Hall Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Durham?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Durham, there are 160 accommodations here to pick from, including hostels. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out the historic sites and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Durham?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to look first: Durham University, Hatfield College - Located steps from Durham Cathedral. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find towels, coffee/tea makers and linens in all rooms. Modern Ensuite Rooms in Durham City Centre - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Durham Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a lift. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens.
What's the seasonal weather in Durham?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 14°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Durham is 547 mm.
What is there to see and do in Durham?
Overall, Durham is known for its historical sites, restaurants and university setting. Major attractions include Quayside, St. James’ Park and Durham Castle. Get out into nature with places such as Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham Botanic Garden and Palace Green. Cultural attractions include Gala Theatre Durham, Oriental Museum and Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre.
What's the best way to get around Durham?
You can fly into the closest airport in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport to get around. If you’re looking to see more of the area, make your way to Durham Station to take a train.

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