Get an overview of this hotel4-star family-friendly hotel near Durham University


This family-friendly Durham hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. Durham University is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 207 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Minibars, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Radisson BLU Hotel Durham provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers a steam room, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Radisson BLU Hotel Durham is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Restaurant 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 207 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Filini Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available.

The Bar - This bar serves brunch and lunch.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


A city/local tax will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 17.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 8.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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