When only the best will do…
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 with a couple of rounds of table football in our club lounge. Unwind and feel the stress float away with the steam in our sauna. At Ernest Place, everything has been designed down to the smallest detail – and finished to exacting standards.
Private fitness centre and sauna
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.
Residents’ club lounge
Relax in your very own, beautifully designed private club lounge after a day of lectures and seminars. Table football, dedicated chill out zones and a fully integrated SONOS sound system will help you de-stress and maintain that all-important work/life balance.
Private dinner party room
Whether you want to showcase your culinary skills or sample Durham’s latest gastronomic delights at home, the private dinner party room provides stylish surroundings for a sophisticated evening with friends. With a fully functioning bar, SONOS sound system and a table to fit all your friends, this is certainly the place to spend your evenings. French doors are the perfect excuse to transform the space and make evenings last longer with enjoy post-dinner drinks.
We get safety. Which is why Ernest Place offers a 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.
Glass-walled Sky Lounge
A post-lecture G&T or a pre-dinner tipple with your flatmates, 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.
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.
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.
We’ve specifically designed our study zones to stimulate both productive solo study and collaborative working sessions.
High speed broadband and Wi-Fi
You won’t have any Wi-Fi issues at Ernest Place, thanks to our ultra fast broadband, 24 hours a day. Wired, Ethernet connections are also available direct to your room for extra speed.
Make quick work of laundry with the washers and driers in our secure, on-site laundry room. You can even make the most of the state of the art machines by checking online if your wash has finished!.
Electronic fob entry and CCTV
Live, work and play in complete confidence. Ernest Place has CCTV cameras, and access via electronic fob only, so you can rest easy and focus on the important things.
Secure bike storage & exclusive shuttle bus
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 shuttle bus, which runs regularly between Ernest Place and the rest of Durham.