Offering clean and comfortable accommodation in the heart of the city.
Hatfield College is situated in the shadow of the great Norman Cathedral and World Heritage Site, and on the banks of the River Wear. It is a few hundred yards from all the facilities and amenities that Durham has to offer.
Hatfields’s Melville Building provides 22 twin/double executive-style ensuite bedrooms and two family rooms with a private shower, toilet and hand basin, wardrobe and tea/coffee making facilities, television & radio alarm clock. These rooms have been awarded the "VisitBritain" 4-star rating, which confirms them as the best University accommodation available.
There are 93 single ensuite bedrooms in the newly refurbished Jevons & Pace Buildings.
The college can also offer standard bedrooms which are fully carpeted, centrally heated and have their own wash basin. Showers and toilets are conveniently located on each floor.
Accommodation is available during University Summer vacations; throughout July, August and September.
History to the present day
Founded in 1846, Hatfield College is a residential college of the University of Durham. It is right in the city centre, nestling beneath Durham's magnificent World Heritage Cathedral. The College buildings are an interesting blend of Georgian coaching inn, early Victorian room sets and major additions during the last century.
Food and Drinks
The rates include a full English breakfast served between Monday to Friday 8:00-10:00 / Saturday and Sunday 8:00-10:30 in the Georgian Dining Hall.
Grounds and gardens
Either relax in the college quads or take a stroll along the nearby banks of the River Wear.
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Food and Drinks
Cooked breakfast (included)
Museums (walking distance)
Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
Theatre (walking distance)
Address: Hatfield College, North Bailey, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3RQ, United Kingdom
Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)
Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)
Luggage can be stored if required.
On arrival please report to the Reception, which is open 24 hours per day.
As the College is in the historic centre of the city, parking is not available at the College, please use close by City Centre Car Parks. To drive to the College you have to enter the city’s congestion charge zone for which a £2 charge is levied when you leave from 10-4 Mon-Sat. Alternatively there is a park and ride scheme in Durham or you can make use of one of the close-by city centre car parks.
Hatfield College is a 5 minute taxi ride (about £3) from Durham Station. All the taxi drivers know the college, so you won't need to give them directions. Alternatively, if you're carrying light luggage, the walk from the station through town is picturesque and will take about 20 minutes. There is a tourist map on the platform.