Ernest Place | Luxury Durham Student Accommodation | Collegiate AC
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Create lasting memories with friends

At Collegiate Ernest Place, you can book as a group to guarantee you get to live with your friends! So whether you each book private en-suite rooms in a 5 or 6 bed apartment, where you'll get to share a spacious shared kitchen and lounge, or book adjacent studios for extra comfort... Collegiate Ernest Place is the perfect option for university living in Durham as a group of friends.

What's more, our inspired social spaces are exclusively available to Collegiate Ernest Place residents, including the glass-walled Sky Lounge, roof terrace, relaxing sauna, onsite cinema, private gym and more... Whether you want to relax in style or enjoy nights of entertainment, we have everything you need so you can create memorable shared university experiences.

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Our premium student accommodation in Durham delivers everything you need (and didn’t realise you needed), ensuring your university experience is enriched with the finer things in life. Find inspiration in our group and individual study rooms. Get some downtime in one of our exclusive lounges. Unwind and feel the stress float away with the steam in our sauna.

At Collegiate Ernest Place, everything has been designed down to the smallest detail – and finished to exacting standards.

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The Area

Set in the heart of Durham’s Gilesgate area, Collegiate Ernest Place is the ideal base to explore the city’s unique charms. Whether it’s study, shopping or a night out, you’re only a short 10 minutes away from it all.

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Marvel at the majestic, Romanesque architecture of Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle - both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Discover the cultural gems dotted around the city's narrow, cobbled streets and meandering river. Sample a tasting menu at one of its Michelin-starred restaurants.

At Collegiate Ernest Place, the best of city living is on your doorstep.

Explore County Durham
While Durham is a metropolitan city steeped in history and culture, it';s also perfectly placed for relaxing getaways into the country. To the west of the city, you'll find one of the country's best-kept secrets: the Durham Dales. An expansive landscape of green valleys, cascading waterfalls and glassy lakes, awe-inspiring uninterrupted views are under an hour away. And to the east, just 30 minutes from Collegiate Ernest Place, you'll find the Durham Heritage Coast, where miles of beaches and rugged cliffs are waiting for you.

Dynamic city life and the calm of nature. Embrace the best of both worlds from your luxurious base at Collegiate Ernest Place.

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Ernest Place

Bookings now open for Sept' 2018

We are now accepting bookings for tenancies commencing in September 2018. As places are going fast, we would advise you to book as early as possible.

Rooms & Rent

Four floors of airy and modern live/work spaces, all designed to create a new, luxurious kind of student experience – whether you’re studying for exams or hanging out with friends. Discover our selection of exclusive student accommodation studios in Durham.

Documents & Downloads

Here you can access the Ernest Place downloads, like the latest brochure and a sample tenancy agreement, to help you discover more about the property.

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We are now accepting bookings for tenancies commencing in September 2018. As places are going fast we would advise you to book as early as possible so we can make certain you will get the accommodation of your dream for the next academic year.

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