Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Old Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom, DH1 3JN  show map
 4 stars
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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Paid Wi-Fi

GBP 10 per day

Parking

GBP 5 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Steam bath

Reflex massage

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County welcomes guests in the heart of Durham meters away from a museum, a church and a palace. Founded in 1630, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2008.

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County is also minutes away from Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham Magistrates Court and Palace Green. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Durham center.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to stores and a market.

Newcastle airport can be reached in 35 minutes by car from Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 150 modern rooms with cable TV, a laptop-compatible safe, a storage space, high-speed internet and climate control as well as an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers. The rooms look on to the castle. They offer family bathrooms with a shower, a spa bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A day at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County begins with an extensive breakfast. Dishes of regional cuisine are served in the signature restaurant. Soft drinks, wines and champagnes are offered in the English bar.

All visitors are offered a full english breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can make use of an elevator, allergy-free rooms and a vending machine on site.

Relax

Treatments include Turkish steam bath and reflex massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at GBP 10 per day.

Wireless internet is available in the business center at GBP 15 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 5 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   150.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Kids club
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Old Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom, DH1 3JN

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City Center
  • Durham
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Durham Train Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    150

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Rooms and availability

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Supreme Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 280 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
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Supreme Larger Room, 1 King or 1 Double or 2 Twin/Single Bed(s), 26sqm/280sqft-39sqm/420sqft, Living/sitting area, Wireless Internet, complimentary, Coffee/tea maker, 32in/81cm flatscreen TV

Room facilities
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    DOUBLE STANDARD

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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 410 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Single room

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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: Double beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 345 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Bathtub
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        Single room

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          Deluxe Family Room
          Size: 155 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Durham location
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            Hotel Address:

            Old Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom, DH1 3JN

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Durham
              3000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Durham Train Station
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              2700 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              150

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDurhamDurham Marriott Hotel Royal County

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Durham Art Gallery - 3700 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 2700 ft

            Places of interest

            • Durham Magistrates Court - 700 ft
            • Durham Crown Court - 1000 ft
            • Town Hall - 1000 ft
            • Palace Green Library - 1000 ft
            • Bill Bryson Library - 2700 ft
            • Institute for Computational Cosmology - 3000 ft
            • Durham Cathedral - 3300 ft
            • Durham University - 4000 ft
            • Ustinov College - 1.2 mi
            • University Hospital of North Durham - 1.2 mi
            • Lanchester Road Hospital - 2.3 mi

            Train stations

            • Durham Train Station - 2300 ft
            • Durham Train Station - 2300 ft

            Shopping areas

            • durham castle - 1000 ft

            Amusement

            • Crook Hall and Gardens - 3700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Palace Green - 1000 ft

            Museums

            • Oriental - 4600 ft
            • Old Fulling Mill - 1.9 mi

            Theaters

            • Gala Theatre - 700 ft
            • The Assembly Rooms Theatre - 700 ft
            • Durham Gala Theatre and Cinema - 1.9 mi

            Galleries

            • Mount Oswald Golf Club - 1.1 mi

            Local attractions

            • Hamsterley Forest - 1.6 mi
              Durham Dales, Hamsterley
            • Herrington Country Park - 8.6 mi
              Chester Road, Sunderland
            • Hardwick Park - 9.3 mi
              Sedgefield TS21 2DNEngland
            • Beamish Open Air Museum - 8.1 mi
              Beamish DH9 0RGEngland
            • Beamish Wild - 8.7 mi
              Stanley, Beamish
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              150

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDurhamDurham Marriott Hotel Royal County

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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            Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

            Average guest rating

            8.2out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 342 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Service
            8.0
            Value
            8.0

            Guest reviews

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Very good breakfast

              Have provisions for children e.g. children's menu but could look into children's cutlery. When able, an refurbishment and update would be nice (in comparison with Edinburgh Marriott - November 2008)

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Position of hotel,friendly,helpful efficient staff.

              Hotel is looking dated and sad.I know the hotel from it's pre Marriott days.In dire need of a revamp,shabby paintwork,dirty carpets.The formerly vibrant piano bar now resembles a retirement home.

            • Couple
              10.0

              The staff at the hotel were great! As we were checking in we were given a complimentary glass of wine and offered some Victoria sponge cake. The room was lovely with a king size bed. We ordered breakfast in bed the next day and it was gorgeous. The late 12pm check out was a bonus.

              I had actually booked a river view room which we didn't get it was over looking the car park. I didn't want to complain at the time as it was for my hubbys birthday so I mentioned it when checking out. The staff were very nice about it and said they didn't receive that information whether this is true or not I don't know but they gave us 20 off for the night - nice touch.

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              The staff were very considerate and friendly. The food was great.

              The heating was overpowering on the hottest few days of the year,with the radiators and towel rails all turned on. To be honest this spoilt our stay. It was uncomfortable and unpleasant and no air conditioning was available.

            • Couple
              7.0

              good quality accommadation with good spa facilities with excellent breakfasts.Good city location

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              The friendliness of all staff, who were excellent at suggesting places to visit and interesting things to see.

              Nothing! Loved it

            • Single
              7.4

              Excellent location and friendly staff.

              Air conditioning in room a bit noisy and not easy to regulate temperature. Food in restaurant average.

            • Couple
              8.2

              Good location and they didn't charge us for late checkout!

            • Couple
              10.0

              We stayed at this hotel as a birthday treat. The hotel is very central to all the Durham sights. The rooms were clean and comfortable. All staff were very friendly and courteous. The spa was lovely. We spent a very relaxing time there! We would definitely return.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              The location and the service were excellent

              The hotel in parts needed decorating/minor improvements

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              We thought we had lost our bottle of wine. We had a bottle brought up to our room, free of charge. On our return home we found our bottle in the Hall! Many thanks for a superb stay.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              everyone was very helpful, cheerful, courtous, and the food was very good. room was good size very clean and of a high standard.

            • Couple
              3.8

              I had possibly the worst nights sleep in a very long time and being 8 months pregnant that is something I can't afford to lose. The staff were very slow leaving me standing in the bar waiting to be served for almost 20 minutes despite it not being busy without so much as acknowledging me. The room was very dusty, I would say it hadn't been dusted for 2-3 weeks. The bed was extremely uncomfortable and our room was not ready when we arrived and when we did check in some time later it was very close to the lift meaning this was all I could hear all night. That dnd a lot of shouting and screaming from other guests which should have been solved by hotel staff. Ultimately I will not stay here again.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Very nice hotel with a good selection for breakfast. Good location 2 mins from shops and castle.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              friendly staff on reception and in the dining room free upgrade to a double double with a lovely view of the castle and cathedral bedroom decor

              the lift needs a bit of tlc - it's shabby and worn compared to the rest of the hotel

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Durham location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Old Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom, DH1 3JN

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Durham
              3000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Durham Train Station
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              2700 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2008
            • Number of rooms:
              150

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDurhamDurham Marriott Hotel Royal County

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge