Facilities at Mezzino

Quality student apartments

Durham University at Mezzino is certainly is in a whole league of its own, providing a unique living experience that appeals to all students – first, second and third years.

Choose from 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 bed study bedrooms, in total there are 382 bedrooms in the Mezzino complex. With a dedicated Accommodation Team there's always plenty going on, from seasonal parties to pool and football tournaments.

A studio bedroom

A bedroom (indicative)

A kitchen/dining area

A kitchen/dining area for a 2 bed (indicative)

A studio living space

An apartment living space

Front door keycard security

Front door keycard security



Extra facilities

Extra facilities


Apartments have 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 ensuite bedrooms, together with a shared, fully fitted and furnished kitchen, dining and lounge area. Each ensuite bedroom comes fully furnished and includes a double-sized bed, bedside table, desk, desk chair, wardrobe, wall-mounted shelving unit, pin board, bin, wall light and a 3-drawer unit under the desk.

Each bathroom is fitted with a powerful shower, wash/hand basin and toilet, in addition to a towel rail, mirror and shaver point. We offer free Broadband Internet access and free contents insurance. Bedrooms inlude curtains, double-glazing and an energy saving heater. A telephone service is available in all bedrooms at an additional cost and can be provided by registering on arrival, calls between rooms with these telephones will be free of charge.


Kitchens are fully fitted and each includes an electric cooker with extractor fan, fridge freezer and microwave. You'll also have your own dishwasher, so you'll never have to worry about whose turn it is to wash up! There's also a dining area with breakfast bar and stools.


Ready to take some time out? Each lounge has comfy leather furniture, as well as a 32" LCD television with a free TV licence, Freeview and Sky Sports channels. In addition, the Mezzino Lounge on the ground floor has plenty of other amusements including pool tables, amusement machines, vending machines and a large screen television with Sky.


Only Mezzino residents carrying a security key fob have access to the building, and each apartment has its own door entry system. Full 24-hour CCTV is in operation in all lobby areas, and members of the management team are on site 24 hours a day in case of an emergency. Smoke and fire detectors are fitted throughout.


Our fully-fitted laundry room can be found on the ground floor and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week – ideal for those times when you run out of clean socks!

Car parking and bike storage

Due to the city centre location Mezzino is able to offer only limited car-parking facilities.

If you rely on pedal power however, there are secure bike storage areas on the ground floor. You'll require a key to get in, so just ask at the Accommodation Management suite when you arrive.

Extra facilities

Mezzino has a Duplex common room with panoramic views overlooking the river. It's a great place to relax with your friends at the bar, or perhaps lounge on the sofas and watch TV or grab a quick game of pool.