The City

The City


84 New Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom

GoodBased on 232 reviews


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Reviews for The City

GoodBased on 232 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.4
  • Comfort8.3
  • Location9.3
  • Services7.7
  • Staff9.0
  • Value for money8.3
Who stays here?
  • Families with young children 
  • Families 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travelers 

About The City

Located less than a 10-minute walk from Durham Bus Station, the inn provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Durham. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, which is only a fe...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.5 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Newcastle upon Tyne

Distance to airport

18.7 mi



2:00 PM


11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+44 191 384 5325

Amenities at The City

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Shampoo
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Snack bar
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining area
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available


  • Cycling


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available

Photos of The City

Where is The City

Getting Around

Sunderland Park Lane Bus Interchange Stand W11.5 mi
Sunderland Stadium of Light12.4 mi
Sunderland Seaburn12.9 mi
Newcastle upon Tyne Metrocentre, Tandw13.2 mi
Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle, Tandw13.4 mi
Newcastle Upon Tyne Bus13.4 mi

FAQs when booking at The City

  • Is pricing at The City comparable to 3 star hotels in Durham?

    There is a 16% difference in the average nightly rate of 3 stars hotels in Durham and the average nightly rate at The City. The rate at The City is just $84/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Durham.

  • How close is The City to the nearest airport, Newcastle upon Tyne?

    There are 18.7 mi between the closest airport, Newcastle upon Tyne, and The City. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 37min with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to The City?

    Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for The City guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Durham.

  • What is the The City phone number?

    The best way to contact The City is by calling +44 191 384 5325.

  • Does The City have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The City has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The City?

    11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The City, Durham, ENG, United Kingdom?

    On average, guests have been paying $84 per night to stay at The City. Some users have found rooms as low as $71 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

  • Is there a restaurant at The City?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The City, Durham, ENG, United Kingdom. A bar is also available on-site.

  • Does The City have a laundry service?

    If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at The City. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

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