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The Town House Durham

  • 34 Old Elvet
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • DH1 3HN
Restaurant with Rooms


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Historic Romantic
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings
  • Weekend Breaks

At a Glance

  • Certificate of Excellence winner 
  • Special packages available
  • 11 unique rooms 
  • Wedding and christening function facilities
  • Restaurant and bar 
  • Grade II listed 

About this Hotel

The Town House is a Grade II listed hotel in Durham's city centre. With a restaurant, bar, function facilities and unique guest rooms, it's the perfect to enjoy a business or leisure stay. The hotel has previously been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate and a Higher Quality Assured Award from TasteDurham. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Each rooms features a flat screen TV, iPod docking station, tea/coffee facilities, complimentary water, Molton Brown toiletries and a hairdryer.

Amethyst - Features a king size, two poster bed, a freestanding roll top bath, purple damask wall covers and original panelling

The Ruby - Decorated with cardinal reds and blacks. The focal point of this room is the grand king size, four poster bed which includes a roll top bath at its foot

Indigo - Complemented by a luxurious en-suite with rainfall shower and a deluxe bed draped in lavish fabrics

La Rouge - Luxurious en-suite room with a rainfall shower, underfloor heating and crimson velvets for privacy

The Penthouse - Top floor room exclusively for special guests. Benefits from views of the Castle, Cathedral and river, and includes a teardrop bath, walk-in shower and a bed that really is a sight to behold.

Garden Lodge - Located in the garden of hotel, features a private outdoor hot tub, wet room and contemporary bedroom

Edwardian Express - Themed like a first class railway carriage. This is a truly romantic room

Eden Lodge - Another room located in the garden of the hotel. Like the Garden Lodge, this room features a private outdoor hot tub

Le Jardin - Similar to the Eden and Garden Lodge

The Bijoux Loft - A slightly smaller room with rooftop views, underfloor heating and an en-suite bathroom

The Cruise - Come aboard this officer's cabin-themed room which features a curved wall, portholes, a cosy fire, and en-suite bathroom

The Restaurant

The hotel's talented and experienced team uses only the best quality meat, seafood and produce - all locally sourced where possible.

Breakfast is served from 7.30am - 10am (Monday to Friday) and 8am - 10 am (Saturday and Sunday). To start, enjoy fresh juices, a choice of cereals and warm pastries, and then order something from the kitchen. There's a great choice of dishes, from the traditional full English to smoked salmon and scrambled eggs.

Lunch, dinner, and Sunday lunch are also served. Please visit the website to see the full menus.

Other Facilities

Wedding and christening packages are available, just give our manager a call to discuss your requirements.


Please call for availability and details of our special packages. 


From the A1(M) turn off at the A690 heading to Durham. Go right at the first roundabout staying on the A690. Go left at the next round-about going up New Elvet. Take the first left and go up Old Elvet for 400 yards. The Town House is on the left.



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