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Premier Inn Durham City Centre
Ranked #4 of 18 Hotels in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Stayed here on a Friday night, check in was quick with a very polite receptionist who gave us all the info we needed, the room was spotless, nice big bed and clean bathroom with a well stocked compliment tray. Our room had a view over the restaurants and the river, excellent double glazing as we never heard a thing.
There is no parking dedicated to the hotel but you can park just behind or opposite in the sands car park, we parked in the sands car park and paid for the overnight parking then went back over before breakfast and paid for the morning as we were heading off at lunchtime.
Breakfast isn't a buffet for the cooked but you can still order as much as you want, and order again if needed. The cold buffet was great with plenty of selection. The cooked breakfast was exactly as ordered, with poached eggs cooked to perfection, we'll book here again should be be in the area.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on a Saturday.
Very close to town centre
The staff make this hotel, always very pleasant from reception, restaurant to housekeeping.
Bar area and restaurant very clean and tidy
Rooms spacious very clean and basic. Tea and coffee in room. Had to ask housekeeping for iron and ironing board this was not a problem. We didn't eat in restaurant as we were meeting friends for a Chinese.
Drinks in bar very reasonable costa Coffee and tea £4.40.

We did experience some late night noise from the bars adjacent to hotel (till 2.30am) but didn't spoil it for us as we were expecting it.
Overall I would definitely recommend a stay in this premier inn.
Staff credit to this hotel.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Stayed here on Saturday after a great night out in Durham. Ideally located to reach all the bars in Durham, humongous bed was very comfortable and bathroom was spotless, widescreen tv also a bonus.

Coming from Hartlepool the drink was reasonably priced for a big city, very helpful and friendly bar staff.

will be staying here again

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

This hotel is functional; there are no added extras or little touches that might enhance the experience. However, there are two big compensations, the proximity to the centre of Durham (two minutes walk) and the very friendly and helpful attitude of the staff. In fact the staff gave the impression of being a group of friends rather than workmates. And the breakfast is cooked to order (with as many repeat orders as you wish), but delivery was very prompt and the quality and presentation could not be faulted. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed here in 2009 and returned this October for 2 nights,this time came by train,the hotel is only a few minutes by taxi from the station costing about £5. On checking in I bought breakfast for both mornings paid by debit card as there is a charge for using credit cards.Room spotlessly clean,large bed and larger than normal tv. The breakfast choice was good and varied,the cooked breakfast was cooked to order not buffet style.I cant think of anything negative to say about this hotel,staff polite and helpful,well located ,near the train station,the car park next to the hotel if coming by car.The one negative thing about Durham is it is quite hilly,anyone with walking difficulties might struggle at times.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

Everything was excellent, brilliant value! Perfect nights sleep beds very comfortable and large. Only fault was house keeping letting themselves into our room at 9.45 am, while still sleeping!!! Apart from that cannot complain! Staff all very friendly especially Donna on reception very warm welcome!
Would highly recommend this hotel. Newly refurbished as well.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

General good standards now expected of Premier Inn however the staff in this hotel consistently make it an excellent overall experience. My husband and I often stay travelling with an elderly disabled relative and 3 year old child and the staff be it reception, restaurant or housekeeping ensure are needs are met with the minimum of fuss. Thanks to you all.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Address: Freemans place | Walkergate, Durham DH1 1SQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#3 Business Hotel in Durham
#3 Family Hotel in Durham
Price Range: $71 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Durham City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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