The City

84 New ElvetDurhamDH1 3AQUnited Kingdom
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About The City

The City is a hotel set in an old building attached to a very popular gastropub just minutes away from the Durham train station.

Guest rooms are simple and equipped with free Wi-Fi, television with satellite channels, tea and coffee making facilities as well as an en suite bathroom.

The City is a non-smoking hotel and features Wi-Fi throughout the premises. This hotel is also wheelchair friendly but does not offer on-site parking.

This hotel is often referred to as a pub with rooms. It therefore has plenty delicious dining and drinks options available to guests without them having to leave the property. Alternatively, several nearby restaurants can be visited such as Tealicious Tearoom. This hotel is often referred to as a pub
with rooms. It therefore has plenty delicious dining and drinks
options available to guests without them having to leave the property.

Close to this hotel are a number of attractions including the famous Durham Cathedral, Durham Riverside Walk as well as Durham Castle.  Close to this hotel are a number
of attractions including the famous Durham Cathedral, Durham
Riverside Walk as well as Durham Castle. A number of popular restaurants
are also available such as the Tealicious Tearoom, Flat White Durham Café
and the Cafedral Durham.

Contact

84 New Elvet, Durham, DH1 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(191)3839183 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Dining is no hassle

Being attached to a very popular pub, where delicious food and drinks are served, it's no surprise that most positive reviews make mention of the dining convenience. The fact that guests need not leave the premises to find a good meal or drink is a big hit at this hotel.

A price that has suited most guests

Guests often point out that the price of staying at this hotel is fairly decent. Guests have not booked at this hotel expecting luxury but, for comfortable accommodation in a fine location, the price is more than fair.

A convenient location close to attractions

This hotel is located close to several attractions as well as restaurants and bars. Many guests point out that a large factor in deciding to stay at this hotel has been the location, and reviews indicate that guests have not been disappointed.

Negative Reviews

No on-site parking

Reviews often express guests' disappointment in the lack of parking available to them. Guests have had to park off-site at parking bay where they need to pay a parking meter which has not been to many guests' delight.

Expect some noise when at this hotel

Being so close to a popular pub has its downsides. Guests have highlighted these with the main negative aspect being the noise. Guests have often found themselves struggling to enjoy a good night sleep while this pub is operating in full swing.

Needs a good, large-scale upgrade

Many guests have been disappointed with the old and outdated features at this hotel. Several fittings are not in working order, rooms are visibly not well taken care of and overall, the impression received has been that this hotel is near retirement unless management decides to refurbish it.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 217 reviews across the web
7.5 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.6 /10
7.5 out of 10 based on 217 reviews