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Forty Winks Guest House & Residence

4,5-star4,5 stars
40 South Street, Durham, England, DH1 4QP, United Kingdom

Upscale guesthouse within walking distance of Durham Cathedral
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
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From 81 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Amazing place to stay- quirky . Good location. Excellent breakfast . Friendly. A bit…Sep 14, 2019
  • A great find.this beautifully refurbished town house located in an old Georgian street…Jul 16, 2019

Forty Winks Guest House & Residence

from ZAR 2,100
  • Double Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View
  • Premium Double Room, 1 King Bed, Bathtub, City View
  • Second Floor Suite
  • First Floor Suite
  • Double Room, 1 King Bed

What’s around Forty Winks Guest House & Residence


  • Heart of Durham
  • Durham Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Durham Castle - 9 min walk
  • Durham University - 17 min walk
  • Durham Indoor Market - 7 min walk
  • St. Nicholas Church - 7 min walk
  • Old Fulling Mill Museum of Archaeology - 8 min walk
  • Palace Green Library - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 34 min drive
  • Durham (MME-Tees Valley) - 33 min drive
  • Durham Station - 9 min walk
  • Chester-le-Street Station - 11 min drive
  • Bishop Auckland Station - 17 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,8 From 39 reviews

Very good 8,0
Warm welcome once we found the hotel. Room comfortable and well furnished. Very clean. Excellent breakfast. Hosts warm and friendly. Quirky entrance lobby, full of unusual objects, but room very plain. Would certainly stay again.
Ian, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
great teip
very quirky boutique hotel with friendly staff and excellent breakfast well located with great bedroom facilities
Louise, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Amazing Room
Stayed at the forty winks guesthouse with my partner and chose the room with the bathtub. The room and view was incredible. Exceptionally comfortable bed. Breakfast was fantastic. Would highly recommend
Lorna, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
The best hotel ever!!!
What a phenomenal hotel. Thank you so much for looking after us. I maybe still owe you for the 3rd sandwich on the day we were leaving!!! Next time...
Chris, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Delightful Durham
Beautifully done, unique boutique hotel with a great location overlooking the Cathedral. The owner has two great restaurants in town too!
cn1 night romance trip

Forty Winks Guest House & Residence

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