Are you attending an event at Seat Unique Riverside in 2023? Let us help you plan your stay with our top 4 picks of hotels near Durham Cricket Ground.

Last updated: 17/02/23 at 9:00 AM

Seat Unique Riverside, home of Durham CCC, is one of UK cricket’s best venues. The stadium plays host to incredible cricket as well as live music events, attracting thousands of fans year after year.

If you are heading to the venue this year, why not make your experience even better by securing a nearby overnight stay?

Keep reading to discover our top four picks, ranging in budget and preferences, to help you pick where to rest up after a day of live sport or entertainment at Durham.


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Image: Piggy bank and coins (Photo by Andre Taissin) 

From just £28 a night, you can book your place at the Travelodge Washington (A1 M Northbound) Hotel.

Located just 2.8 miles from Durham Cricket, you will enjoy helpful amenities such as a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi access, free parking, and comfortable rooms.

This hotel option is perfect for those looking for a comfortable place to rest their heads without breaking the bank after a day at the Seat Unique Riverside.

No travel hassle

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Image: Walking (Photo by Arek Adeoye)

Head to Travelodge Chester-Le-Street and enjoy easy travel to Durham Cricket Ground, just 1.5 miles away.

The hotel offers a family-friendly environment and is located nearby to popular pubs including The Lambton Worm, The Moorings Hotel, and The Chester Moor Inn.

You can book your place for just £36 per night, meaning that you won’t have to splash too much cash to enjoy close access to the grounds.

Romance and comfort

The Lumley Castle Hotel is perfectly suited to those hoping to enjoy a romantic and comfortable stay near to Seat Unique Riverside.

The hotel is within easy driving distance of nearby cities Newcastle, Durham, and Sunderland while being only 0.6 miles from Durham CCC.

During this overnight stay, you will rest up at the magnificent Lumley Castle, surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear.

What's more, you and your loved one will stay in one of the 74 luxurious en suite rooms and have the option to dine in the beautiful Black Knight restaurant.

From £76 per night, you can book a stay at the Lumley Castle Hotel to guarantee a night of decadence and comfort before or after enjoying your trip to the Seat Unique Riverside.

Luscious luxury

Enjoy a luxurious overnight stay at the seaside hotel, Seaham Hall (located 10 miles from Seat Unique Riverside).

The five-star boutique hotel and spa is located on a cliff top on the wild Heritage Coast and has been honoured for its first-class facilities following investment in recent years.

Seaham Hall has a range of rooms available, from the Junior Suite to hot tub suites. While enjoying your overnight stay, you can also make use of the incredible spa facilities and dining options available.

While on the pricier side, a stay at Seaham Hall is sure to make you feel relaxed and luxurious.

How can you get tickets to Durham Cricket Ground events?

As the official hospitality partner of Durham CCC, we are delighted to offer fans access to hospitality packages at Durham Cricket events, England Cricket events, and live entertainment events at the Seat Unique Riverside.

Check out upcoming events now and secure your place with a hospitality package in just four clicks!

Upcoming cricket events

Durham will be competing in the County Championship, T20 Vitality Blast and 50L competitions in 2023.

Explore & buy Durham CCC hospitality

The Seat Unique Riverside will play host to England v New Zealand - IT20 and England Women v Sri Lanka Women - IT20 matches in August and September this year.

Explore & buy England Cricket at the Seat Unique Riverside hospitality

Upcoming concerts

Sir Rod Stewart will be bringing his catalogue to the stadium on 30th June 2023. You have the chance to watch the British music icon in luxury with premium Rod Stewart tickets via Seat Unique. Tickets and packages are on sale now! Secure your seat below.

Buy Rod Stewart Seat Unique Riverside VIP tickets

The Who are also heading to the Seat Unique Riverside on 21st July 2023. You can see the rock icons with incredible hospitality packages and perks including backstage passes, front-row seats, and cocktail experiences!

Buy The Who Seat Unique Riverside VIP tickets

Interested in cricket events? Check out hospitality packages for The Ashes 2023 now at Seat Unique!