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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

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Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN England See on map
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4 Star accommodation
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Located in the heart of historic Durham, United Kingdom, this hotel – part of which dates back to circa 1630 – boasts views of Durham Cathedral and Castle and is situated on the banks of the River Wear. More Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County is ideally located within this University city, a short walk away from the world famous Cathedral and Castle. Through Durham’s cobbled streets, explore this unique city’s blend of old and new with shops, bars and restaurants to suit all. Starbucks situated on the ground floor of the hotel serves a wide variety of teas, coffees, sandwiches and pastries throughout the day. The hotel is also ideally located for exploring the north east and its surrounding areas. Just 15 miles (24 km) from the centre of Newcastle and 11 miles (18 km) from Sunderland. Other local attractions include: Beamish – The Living Museum of the North, The Bowes Museum, High Force Waterfall and Durham Adventure Valley to name but a few. Less
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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US$91 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Marriott Durham
Durham Marriott
United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
168Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
33Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews leisure club the river the hotel car park elvet bridge leisure centre excellent location a bit tired steam room per night public areas central location reception staff beautiful city superior room buffet style huge bed stayed for one night
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is an old adage which states “You get what you pay for”, and that applies to this hotel. I paid £81.00 for a Sunday night stay, and that’s about right. The reception staff were friendly and welcoming (as is so often the case in...More

Thank Phil C
Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal, Manager at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal CountyResponded today

Thank you for your comments about your stay and we hope to make your experience 'brilliant' on your next visit to Durham. Regards The Management Team

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I tried to contact this hotel several times. The emails never get answered and their calls are never answered. Tried several times. Gave up in the end. Went else where who answered my couple of questions. For the lack of communication skills try have, the...More

Thank asean9903
Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal, Manager at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal CountyResponded yesterday

We're really sorry to learn of your experience when trying to contact the hotel and we'd like to try and understand what's happened. Please email our Executive Office at lois.seyburn@marriotthotels.com so we may investigate this for you. Regards The Management Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Marriott Hotel Royal County for a bit of a celebration weekend with another couple - and the hotel did not disappoint! The location is perfect - situated in the centre of Durham and our room (247) was spotless (it looked like...More

Thank DaniiyKaye
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this location 3 times and on the previous two occasions have been impressed by the customer service. Tonight in a nearly empty bar me and all the other diners were begging to be serve, Considering the price point is double similar...More

Thank Ian S
Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal, Manager at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal CountyResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, We are very disappointed to hear that you didn’t receive the level of customer service you had previously had In the hotel bar. Your comments have been passed on to the Food and Beverage service manager and we hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Handy place right in centre of town . Good sized car park, make sure you register your car to avoid parking. eye ! Food good a bit corporate but very clean and reasonable value . Easy to find sat nav takes you straight there !

Thank Michael G
Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal, Manager at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal CountyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great comments. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Regards The Management Team

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May 28, 2018|
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Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Whilst we are currently unable to provide electric car parking within the hotel car park, there are two 'Charge Your Car' spaces on the street opposite the hotel (subject to parking bay... More
andrew l
April 5, 2018|
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Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The hotel has a car park with a limited number of spaces. For any overnight residents there is a charge of £7.00 per vehicle, per night which is payable at Reception. For all other customer... More
March 21, 2018|
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Response from DurhamMarriottRoyal | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. For 3 adults you have a couple of options: a deluxe double double room with two double beds. If you also wanted an additional rollaway bed in the room this is possible at £15.00, however would... More
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"push hard for a suite the hotel is empty"
1 week ago
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"If u want river view but Of a walk but much spacious and view is amazing"
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"Don't ask the breakfast waitress"
2 weeks ago
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"Don't bother with delux, ripp-off!"
3 weeks ago
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