At Dun Holm House you’ll find your perfect room for your uni experience.

If you’re looking for highly-stylish en-suites or studios, in a great location for the city and study destinations then Dun Holm House is the place for you! Virtual tours available – Contact us now for more details.

All of our stylish rooms come with a small double bed alongside your own en-suite shower room, study area and ample storage.  Opt for a studio and you’ll get even more space with your very own well-equipped kitchen area. And remember, they’re perfect for couples to share – as we don’t charge any additional fees.

With amazing social spaces and social events throughout the year you’ll never be looking for something to do, and will have the perfect opportunity to make friends. There’s plenty to do with table tennis, pool and football table, a TV lounge area and a communal kitchen and dining area so you can have dinner parties with your friends. There’s even a gym, cinema room and a separate quiet study room. A dedicated on-site team means there is always someone to help you with any queries you might have (and to accept your post!)

Our students love living at Dun Holm House, and we are sure you will too. 91% of students said they enjoyed interacting with our  friendly staff in the NSHS 2020. And there’s more:

  • 92% thought we offered great communal spaces
  • 93% felt we gave a good level of student support and care
  • 95% loved how closely we’re located to local amenities
  • 93% felt we offered a great learning environment


Located in the heart of the city centre, there’s a brand new shopping centre to take advantage of, and excellent links to Durham University and the train station:

Get an idea of where you’ll be living by checking out our photo gallery, or pop in and see us,  our friendly Accommodation Team will help you find your perfect room!

What's included...

Your Room

Your Property

  • Social events
    Our social calendar is buzzing with events to give you a great time and leave you feeling far from bored.
  • Dedicated on-site team
    Our friendly, switched-on staff are here to help you whenever you need it.
  • Gym
    There's no gym fees with our high-tech equipment, it's just here when you want it!
  • Social space
    You'll always find friends here when you want them. With a huge TV and chill out area you’ll never want to leave!
  • Cinema room
    Dim the lights and settle down for movie nights infront of the big screen. Don't forget the popcorn!
  • Vending machines
    Whether you're a night owl or an early riser there's just no need to venture out for a snack.
  • Laundry
    The card-operated machines can wash and dry so there's no excuse for washing going home to mum!

Your Rent

  • Free dual occupancy
    With fixed price rooms, there's no additional charge if couples share a studio.
  • ANUK accreditation
    We're signed up to the ANUK code, so you know we're a legit landlord. Find out more at
  • Secured deposits
    You can trust us; we're part of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
  • Contents insurance
    Keep everything safe with inclusive contents insurance with Cover4Insurance.
  • All bills*
    No need to stress over bills or ever running out of hot water. *In some locations, Council Tax is payable outside of term time. Please contact your accommodation team for details.
  • Wi-Fi
    Our extensive service will keep you connected wherever you are in the building.