Days Inn Durham

Roadchef Motorway Service Area, Durham, United Kingdom, DH65NPshow map
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Overview

Days Inn Durham is a 2-star property providing a business accommodation with 24-hour security, ironing service and tour/ticket assistance. Days Inn Durham operates since 1994.

Palace Green is about 7 km from the hotel. The property is set within 6 km distance from the city center.

The hotel is situated near a palace, a college and a cathedral.

Durham Tees Valley airport lies 30 km away from Days Inn Durham and it takes about 35 minutes by car to get there.

Rooms

There are 38 non-smoking rooms fitted with central heating, flat-screen television, a dressing room, an iron with ironing board and a closet. They feature private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

A comprehensive breakfast is served at the restaurant. Coffee and tea are offered in the café bar. Situated 400 meters from the venue Bowburn Tandoori serve a variety of food.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 7.5 per person per night. 

Services

A business centre, a meeting room and a catering service along with free self-parking, a storage room and an ATM are available for guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Meeting facilities

Catering service

Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Wheelchair access

Services

  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
Durham Services A1Durham Services A1400 ft
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Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)15.7 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)22.4 mi
Train
Durham Train Station4.2 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  57  reviews
  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    I have already completed a survey - very good on all points

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very friendly and helpful staff...very clean and comfortable accommodation.

    Hotel would benefit from having a residents lounge ......

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Affordable accommodation near to Durham, clean room and bath, nice people at the reception, astonishingly quiet although near the motorway.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    At the motorway services so excellent location.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Totally isolated, and with no decent food outlet in the vicinity

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Staff were excellent - really friendly and helpful.Well placed for Costa and other food.

    Motorway noise - this varied on different nights - maybe due to wind in different direction. On 2 nights I hardly heard it but night 3 seemed noisy.

  • 6.6
    Good

    It was easy to reach from the motorway

    When everyone was getting ready the water in the shower just dribbled.There were no decaf coffee available. I need ask but was told they were differcult to get hold of.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Your young Scottish Receptionist was extremely helpful, polite, articulate and extremely lovely. She would make a great Ambassador for your hotel chain. The perfect receptionist. Don't lose her, in fact, promote her!

    The shower hose in the bath tub, was damaged at the base - had a kink in it - water didn't flow properly. Bathroom sink too small for a good wash and shave without splashing the floor. There was one small downside to my stay at the Days Inn Durham - the "Breakfast". It lacked taste and quality. A tad too 'greasy'?

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The staff were particularly welcoming and helpful. The location allowed for easy access off the a1 (and despite this wasn't noisy) and access to Durham centre (10-15 mins drive). The room was clean, comfortable and spacious.

    We drove past the hotel site - confused by the fact that it was a Sun Inn and not the name given on the web-site booking. The bathrom soap- dispenser and fan weren't working. Despite the booking being a joint one, my daughters' room was on a different floor from that of my husband and I. Apparently, also, there was no lift.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    It was easy to find and convenient for travel into Durham. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful and made us feel welcome. The room was very clean and comfortable, and the bed was comfortable

    The room was too warm and airless and as a result it was hard to sleep.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    We liked the basic nature of the hotel it provided us with what we needed. However, as with other hotels we found that the bathroom really could have benefitted from a grab rail to provide stability for those who are less steady on their feet. This should be a standard in all roomsOther than that fine-easy to find, check in and check out

    As stated a grab rail would have been good as my partner couldnt take a shower without one

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The WiFi didnt work and we were promised a voucher as compensation, but there was no one at reception when checking out and after ringing reception bell and waitng 10mins we had to leave.We would still like to obtain the voucher,is this possible??

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Very friendly staff the young girl working at night Nicole , was very accommodating and very understanding as we were working nights , that's one member of staff u don't want to lose

  • 6.2
    Good

    The politeness of the receptionist was very pleasing. However she sold me a voucher for food which was quite disgusting

    The so called restaurant next door was simply terrible. Little or no food on the counter a terrible girl on the counter a very bad experience which will not have me racing back tp your hotel.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    clean and comfortable; easy access from A1. Liked the Fair trade products in the room

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Highlights
8
FabulousBased on  57 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Durham Tees Valley (MME)15.7 mi
Newcastle Airport (NCL)22.4 mi
Train
Durham Train Station4.2 mi
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