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4.7 out of 5

"Beautiful old hotel with amenities such as reliable wi-fi and a good breakfast. The bed was beautiful and the room was clean. The bathroom could use a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 06 Jul 2017

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Hotel Description

4-star romantic hotel near Durham Castle

City center retreat

Within a 10-minute walk of this Durham hotel, you'll find Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. Durham Indoor Market and St. Nicholas Church are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining options, 2 bars/lounges

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a terrace, and a picnic area are also offered.

WiFi, flat-screen TVs

Boasting comforts like pillow menus and down comforters, the 150 guestrooms also offer 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Everyone (3)
5 out of 5

Good hotel, right downtown

Beautiful old hotel with amenities such as reliable wi-fi and a good breakfast. The bed was beautiful and the room was clean. The bathroom could use an upgrade: the shower seemed to run either scalding hot or icy cold but nothing between.

Posted by , from S on 6 Jul. 2017

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5 out of 5

Comfortable hotel in the center of Durham

Pros: The hotel is a gentle walk from the center of old Durham. The staff are amazing! The manager was extremely helpful and Jon, the barman, is a character
Cons: There's something that gives the feeling that the hotel is a bit 'old' and needing a bit of a refresher.
Location: Durham is a lovely old town with walk paths in all directions. Of course, the castle and cathedral are but 10 minutes walking distance.
Our stay in the Durham Marriott County Royal Hotel was extremely pleasant. The facilities are a little shabby, but the charm of the place and the staff makes up for it. We had Christmas Dinner lunch at the hotel as well as a couple breakfasts and many pots of tea and coffee. All the food was excellent, and the food staff was very friendly and kind. We also used the pool and took a look at the work out room; both are clean, well lit and well serviced. Our luggage did not arrive with us (actually, only one of three bags ever did arrive) and the reception staff and manager were extremely helpful and worked hard to help us solve the problem.

Posted by , from Haifa, Israel on 30 Dec. 2016

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4 out of 5
Cons: Room was too warm, and no thermostat in room. Has to open window for several hours to get the temperature comfortable. (we were in the new wing)
Modern clean rooms and bathrooms, very nice. Excellent location...easy to get to by car, and easy walk into center of town. Also convenient to the University. Breakfast buffet is excellent.

Posted by on 6 Apr. 2015

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About the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Location Old Elvet, Durham, England DH1 3JN

Property Features

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. There are 5 meeting rooms available. A terrace, barbecue grills, and a picnic area are also featured at the business-friendly Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Durham hotel is smoke free.

  • 150 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1630
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) (39.4 km / 24.5 mi)
  • Train station: Durham Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County offers 150 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. 49-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Durham hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

Market Kitchen - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

The Brew Bar Lounge - This bar specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Brew Bar Terrace - This bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 16.50 for adults and GBP 8.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 10.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 19.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Durham County Marriott Hotel
  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
  • Durham Marriott Royal County
  • Marriott Hotel Royal County
  • Marriott Royal County
  • Durham Marriott Royal County
  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Hotel
  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Durham
  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Hotel Durham

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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