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The Townhouse

4-star4 stars
34 Old ElvetDurhamEnglandDH1 3HNUnited Kingdom

4-star inn with restaurant, near Durham Castle
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 reward* night!
Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Could use a good cleaning
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The Townhouse

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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 11 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted off-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

What’s around The Townhouse


  • Durham University (20-minute walk)
  • Durham Castle (11-minute walk)
  • Durham Cathedral (12-minute walk)
  • Durham Indoor Market (7-minute walk)
  • St. Nicholas Church (8-minute walk)
  • Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre (9-minute walk)
  • Gala Theatre Durham (9-minute walk)
  • Durham Heritage Centre and Museum (9-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) 33-min drive
  • Durham (MME-Tees Valley) 36-min drive
  • Durham Station 17-min walk
  • Chester-le-Street Station 16-min drive
  • Dunston Station 22-min drive
  • Discounted off-site parking
  • On-site parking not available

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 43 reviews

The Townhouse
Highly recommend!!
Lovely hotel with very friendly staff, gorgeous room and fabulous breakfast.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
The Townhouse
Beautique at its best
It was really well laid out, the shower had a unique feature where you could see out onto the room where the bath was located. The bed was very comfortable and supportive. The evening meal which consisted of squid ink risotto and scallops was delectable, as was the champagne and the breakfast the following morning. The way in which the hotel has been run and maintained is excellent.
Joseph, gb1 night trip
The Townhouse
Very Good8.0
Lovely hotel and lovely, helpful staff. I stayed on a very warm day and the room was hot to sleep in at night. A fan was provided, which helped a lot.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
The Townhouse
Great boutique hotel for a bit of luxury.
Had a fantastic stay at this great place. Super room - not much space but we loved the style and luxury.
A Traveller, gb2 night trip
The Townhouse
Very comfortable and relaxing
Great place to stay.
Andrew, gb1 night trip

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The Townhouse

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