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The Old Post Office, Durham

4-star4 stars
27 Front StreetLanchester, DurhamEnglandDH7 0LAUnited Kingdom

Upscale B&B in Durham
  • Free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
  • We highly recommend this place. It's a funky little b&b with the most gracious hosts you…Oct 3, 2017
  • What a lovely Guest House! We traveled through the UK for 21 days and stayed many places.…Apr 23, 2017
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From 142 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Old Post Office, Durham

from $94
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Four Poster)
  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 3 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk

The Old Post Office, Durham’s small print

Also known as

  • Old Post Office Cabin Lanchester
  • Old Post Office Lanchester
  • Old Post Office B&B Durham
  • Old Post Office Durham

Optional extras

TV service is available for an extra charge

Cribs/Infant beds are available for GBP 10.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Old Post Office, Durham


  • Durham Castle - 8.3 mi / 13.3 km
  • Durham Cathedral - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Empire Theatre - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km
  • South Moor Golf Club - 5.4 mi / 8.6 km
  • Beamish Open Air Museum - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Causey Arch - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Gala Theatre Durham - 8 mi / 12.9 km

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • Durham (MME-Tees Valley) - 49 min drive
  • Durham Station - 15 min drive
  • Chester-le-Street Station - 19 min drive
  • Stocksfield Station - 25 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.8 From 31 reviews

The Old Post Office, Durham
Lovely, convenient inn.
Lovely village inn in nice, conveniently located town. Hosts were personable & welcoming, & enjoyed discussing local history. They gave us discount coupons for local attractions, unsolicited. Choice of restaurants nearby. Excellent, homemade English breakfasts, with eggs from the chickens in the back yard. A homey, enjoyable stay.
Norman, us2 night romance trip
The Old Post Office, Durham
Great Stay
Very nice place with local facilities. Nice area
Jacques, gb3 night trip
The Old Post Office, Durham
The Old Post Office March 2018
The stay here could not have been better. The owners attention to detail was 110%. How many places provide ear plugs in case one of you snores? This place is on my No1 list of places to stay. To misquote Arnie "we'll be back"
Frank, gb1 night trip
The Old Post Office, Durham
Short Visit
A short but pleasant stay at The Old Post Office guest house. Staff were friendly and helpful. Recommended.
Allan, gb1 night trip
The Old Post Office, Durham
Highly recommend the Old Post Office.
Lovely comfy room with excellent provisions. Good food next door in Crinions, Excellent breakfast and a warm welcome.
Timothy, gb1 night business trip

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The Old Post Office, Durham

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