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North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH

How to book

This hostel is not bookable online. Please contact the hostel direct.

Make a Group
booking request


  • 24hr Access
  • Classroom/Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle Store
  • En suite rooms available
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Library / Quiet room
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store
  • Meals available
  • Picnic lunch available
  • Restaurant/dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sole Use
  • Suitable for families
  • Table Licence
  • Trade Bookings
  • TV
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Self-catering flats

Need to Know

Reception Times

08.00 - 00.00


Before 22.00


08.00 - 10.00

Open every day?

No - Easter and summer holidays only as determined by the university holiday schedule.


The college is conveniently located in the heart of Durham but it is on a restricted road. There is no parking on site and the road is not accessible to any coaches. The college can offer off-site parking a short 10 minute walk away. Cars can come to the door to drop off luggage/guests and a disabled car space is usually available.


Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


24 hour access?


Note: Durham is an affiliate of YHA and therefore may operate differently to a YHA Youth Hostel. You will not be able to use your YHA membership when booking this accommodation.

Maps & Directions


St Chad's College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH

How to get here

By rail: to Durham train station. There is a shuttle bus from the station to the cathedral during the day.

By coach: Inter-city coaches come to Durham bus station, a short walk from the college.

Book your coach tickets here.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 (0)191 3343358
Email: durham@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 88
OS Grid ref: NZ274421
Longitude: -1.5746
Latitude: 54.7732

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 0191 384 3720
Website: http://www.thisisdurham.com/
Public Transport: View travel options.


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Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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