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The Royal Oak
3 out of 5
1 Commercial Street, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (108 reviews)
Good old fashioned hospitality

"Good old fashioned hospitality great home cooked food friendly locals"…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

The Royal Oak
Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa
4 out of 5
Carrville, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (894 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
4 out of 5
Frankland Lane, Durham, England
The price is £94 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (985 reviews)
Great Hotel

"Lovely Hotel with great facilities including amazing choice at Breakfast. One of the best I've seen. Wifi very fast even though I was on the second floor."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Radisson BLU Hotel Durham
Hallgarth The Manor House, BW Signature Collection by Best Western
3.5 out of 5
Pittington, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (153 reviews)
Overnight stay

"It was an overnight stay only, but in that time all the staff made us welcome, they were very helpful and friendly. We had a lovely evening meal it was really enjoyable."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Hallgarth The Manor House, BW Signature Collection by Best Western
Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
4 out of 5
Old Elvet, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £110 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Everything was fantastic given the unprecedented circumstances"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
Honest Lawyer Hotel
3 out of 5
Croxdale Bridge, Croxdale, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (438 reviews)
A quiet break away from it all

"A quiet away from it all break with an excellent meal and an excellent breakfast. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Will definitely recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Honest Lawyer Hotel
Hotel Bannatyne Durham
3 out of 5
Eden Terrace, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
4/5Very Good! (485 reviews)
Pleasant Stay

"Nice and clean Hotel but on the basic side as far as food and amenities. The gym and breakfast are not including in your cost so that puts it into the bracket of other Hotels with a different level of facilities. Nice stay but for the price was basic."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hotel Bannatyne Durham
Days Inn by Wyndham Durham
2.5 out of 5
Roadchef Motorway Service Area, A1M Motorway, Durham, England
The price is £33 per night
3.9/5Good! (401 reviews)

"Convenient - however, somewhat isolated...McD's next door was nice for quick meals while working in Chilton"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Durham
The Bay Horse Inn
2 out of 5
8 Brandon Village, Allington, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £40 per night
3.8/5Good! (282 reviews)
New Years Stay

"The room was clean comfortable and so cosy as we walked through the door. The full english was really tasty and plenty of it"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

The Bay Horse Inn
OYO La Spada Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
62-64 Front Street, Durham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night
3.1/5 (113 reviews)

"Handy for visiting Durham and the surrounding countryside"…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2019

OYO La Spada Boutique Hotel
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Cheap Hotels in Durham

Durham offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral, this destination is home to Palace Green and Crook Hall and Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for affordable places to stay in Durham, the 12 budget accommodation options in the area give you plenty to choose from. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Honest Lawyer Hotel - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its convenient parking and central location. It offers free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant.

The Royal Oak - At this 3-star inn, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant. Reviews mention the clean rooms and helpful staff.

Sniperley Hall B&B - 3.5-star bed & breakfast. You'll find free English breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and good location.

Days Inn Durham - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its quiet guestrooms and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant.

Sightseeing In and Around Durham

Durham attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Durham Indoor Market and Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, or pay a visit to Palace Green Library.

Durham is also notable for its:
  • Cultural attractions
  • University
  • Rivers
  • Bars

Getting around Durham

The closest airport is 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city centre in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Durham Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Durham like for travellers on a budget?
Durham has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral, this destination is home to Crook Hall and Gardens and Palace Green, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Durham?
Based on reviews, The Bay Horse Inn is a popular 2-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa and OYO La Spada Boutique Hotel.
What's the weather like in Durham?
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?
Durham attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and stunning cathedral, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as St. James’ Park and Durham Castle, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Take in the local culture at Gala Theatre Durham and Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, or enjoy the area’s natural beauty at Crook Hall and Gardens.
What's the best way to get around Durham?
The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), situated 18.8 mi (30.2 km) away from the city centre. If that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Durham Station.

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