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.
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.
High-end weights and state-of-the-art cardiovascular machines – all housed in the luxury of a spacious gym that’s only steps away from your studio suite. Work out alone, or work out with friends in our private fitness room and finish with a tension-relieving session in the sauna. Looking and feeling good just got easier.
A post-lecture G&T or a pre-dinner tipple with your flatmates, Collegiate Ernest Place’s stunning glass-walled sky lounge with Bring Your Own bar, is the perfect place to toast Durham’s city views from up high.
What’s more, you can soak up the sun after a long day of studying, get up early for an outdoor yoga session or simply hang out with your friends on our spacious rooftop terrace. It’s yours to use as you wish.
Whether you want to showcase your culinary skills or sample Durham’s latest gastronomic delights at home, the private dinner party rooms provide stylish surroundings for a sophisticated evening with friends. With a fully functioning kitchen, and a table to fit all your friends, this is certainly the place to spend your evenings.
What’s more, one of our dinner party rooms has direct access to our gorgeous roof terrace – perfect to make evenings last longer with post-dinner drinks.
Yes, you read that right – A Sauna! Steam away uni stress, unwind after a work out, or simply savour the moment. Our on-site sauna puts relaxation in easy reach. The very best of luxury student living.
Whether it’s the latest box-office hit, an arthouse film, binge-worthy TV shows or an epic sporting event, the cutting edge audio/visual equipment in our private cinema has you covered. All you have to do is get your friends and the popcorn together.
We get safety. Which is why Collegiate Ernest Place offers a 24/7 concierge service, CCTV cameras and a handy fob entry system across all studios. It’s all part of our commitment to providing proper peace of mind.
Exclusively designed for the residents of Collegiate Ernest Place, our chic and beautifully designed club lounge provides an enjoyable space for you to socialise and unwind after a long day of study. With dedicated chill out zones and a Bring Your Own bar, you can use this space to de-stress and maintain that all-important work/life balance.
Cycling in Durham is a breeze. If you’re planning on bringing your bike to uni, our secure bike storage keeps your cycle locked up and safe 24 hours a day.
Alternatively, there is a direct bus route, which runs regularly between Collegiate Ernest Place and the rest of Durham.
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.
Your perfect place
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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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.
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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.
6 Bed Ensuite
44 weeks (22/09/2018 - 26/07/2019) Room - Student Lease G
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.
Our dedicated team is always on hand to help, so please don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions. To book your private viewing and discover what life at Collegiate is really like, simply fill out our online form.
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