Durham City Centre hotel

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Located in the centre of Durham, home to the World Heritage Site of Durham Castle and Cathedral
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Hotel description History, culture and entertainment come together at Premier Inn Hotel Durham City Centre - less than half a mile from the World Heritage Centre by the River Wear. Business hot spots such as the University, Passport Office and North Durham Hospital are also close at hand. Get into Durham's spirit with a visit to its famous Cathedral. Or get under its skin at the city's Norman Castle, home to University College, Durham. With a packed events calendar year round - including the Great North Run, Miners' Gala and more - this makes a perfect central retreat, complete with comfy beds and a tasty Thyme restaurant on-site.
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Freemans Place, Walkergate, Durham DH1 1SQ
Sat Nav Directions: DH1 1SW
Directions: Exit A1M (J62) taking the A690 West to Durham City Centre. After the 2nd roundabout stay on the A690 and take immediate left after passing under bridge onto Walkergate (one way street). Follow the road round under the Bridge. Hotel is on the right. SAT NAV post code: DH1 1SW
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Transport and local information: Gala Theatre 2 minutes walk
Durham Railway Station 0.5 miles
Millburngate Shopping Centre 0.5 miles
Durham County Cricket Club 7 miles
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Hotel Parking:

There is no on-site parking available at this hotel. Chargeable off-site parking is available nearby at Walkergate Car Park at a discounted rate of £7.70 for 24 hours. Please get your parking ticket validated at reception.

A great night's sleep guaranteed

Good Night Guarantee

We’re so confident you’ll have a good night’s sleep that, if you don’t, we’ll give you your money back. This is our Good Night Guarantee. Terms and conditions apply.

Our best-ever bed

Our new luxury kingsize** Hypnos bed is the stuff of dreams. Drift off on an ultra-comfy, pillow-top mattress supported by over a thousand pocket springs for the soundest sleep ever. 

In our rooms you’ll find:

  • A luxury kingsize** Hypnos bed
  • A lightweight yet toasty duvet
  • A choice of firm and soft pillows
  • A powerful shower, with baths at most hotels
  • Freeview TV with 80 channels
  • Free Wi-Fi* and a handy desk and chair
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Cocooning blackout curtains

Free Wi-Fi throughout your stay

We’re happy to offer free unlimited Wi-Fi*. It means you can browse the web for as long as you like, anywhere in the hotel.

Air conditioned rooms

Keep your cool with adjustable room temperature settings.

* Device exclusions apply. Only devices with a web browser and the ability to connect to a public service are able to access the network, please check your device for compatibility. Maximum data allowance 1 GB per user per day. Connect up to 3 devices to Ultimate Wi-Fi - please check compatibility prior to purchase. Service terms and conditions apply, please see free Wi-Fi or Ultimate Wi-Fi for full details.

**A small number of rooms have a twin, double or single beds.  


Breakfast served - 6:30AM - 10:30AM
Restaurant open - 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Weekend breakfast and restaurant opening times may vary.
Premier Inn Breakfast

Premier Inn Breakfast £8.99

With even more tempting choices, our Premier Inn Breakfast is bigger and better than ever. Choose as much as you like. 

Stay with us, eat with us! Thyme, our in-house restaurant has a new contemporary British menu you’ll love. From gourmet burgers and steaks to our salads and delicious desserts, dishes are freshly prepared for you by our chefs using quality ingredients from hand-picked suppliers. There’s a tasty kid’s menu too for little tums. Some dishes on our menu are not available at all sites.
Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast £6.99

A lighter start with flaky pastries, American pancakes, fruit and cereals, alongside smoothies, juices and unlimited Costa* coffee

Meal Deal

Meal Deal £24.99

Our Meal Deal really hits the spot. Enjoy a tempting Premier Inn Breakfast, plus ANY 2-course dinner and a selected drink**

*up to two under-16s eat breakfast free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast. Costa coffee available in most hotels. 

**courses must be a main plus starter or dessert. Certain dishes will incur a supplementary charge. Selected drinks only.