Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Old ElvetDH1 3JNDurhamUnited Kingdom
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About Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

For a touch of elegance in north-east England, check into the Marriott Royal County Durham. Located in central Durham, a short trip from the shore, guests will be surrounded by history and luxury.

Each room contains a flat screen television, free Wi-Fi (for Marriott Rewards members), work desk and 24 hour room service. Inquire about rooms overlooking Durham Cathedral or the river.

Marriott Royal County Durham guests have access to a pool and spa area, gym sauna, Wi-Fi, laundry and greenspace.

When staying at the hotel, lodgers can enjoy coffee and snacks at the in-house Starbucks, tapas and drinks at 1815 Bar or grab breakfast or dinner at No 59 Old Elvet.

Situated five minutes from the highway and 15 minutes from the rail station, guests are next door to antiquities like Durham Castle or St. Nicholas Church. Guests are also only 20 minutes by train from Newcastle.


Old Elvet, DH1 3JN, Durham, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1913866821 | Fax: +44 1913860704 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Truly delightful local ambience is relaxing and awe-inspiring

Without even leaving the comfort of their room, guests will revel in an ancient and beautiful city Panoramic views of scenic Durham and the Wear River are right out your window You'll find it easy to relax and absorb the old world charm.

A caring staff makes all the difference in your stay

Friendly and erudite, the hotel staff takes your worries away Whether assisting with the virtual concierge, bringing you a meal or beverage, keeping your room spotless or checking you or out, their kind faces assure you of a restful, productive visit.

Central location ideal for exploring Durham

Marriott Royal County Durham is located right in the heart of the city, making it an ideal launching point for your holiday journey or business trip A brief walk from the train station and a short ride from lively Newcastle, you’ll find amazing ruins, fine cuisine and entertaining nightlife close at hand.

Negative Reviews

Cramped, expensive parking lot a minor inconvenience

If you’re not accustomed to paying for parking at hotels, be prepared to do so at Marriott Royal County Durham The lot is small and may fill up quickly during busier times of the year Be certain to plan accordingly.

Historic apply to the hotel not the amenities

Although many guests reported an enjoyable stay no matter their placement in the hotel, some have had issues with the rooms being old, outmoded, dingy or small If you plan on rooming at the hotel, you may wish to check room size and availability and book accordingly.

Pay to play or work on the Web v

Although free Wi-Fi is offered in the lobby, it is not free in the rooms, unless you’re a member of the Marriott Rewards programme Visitors may wish to bring a Wi-Fi hotspot or join Mariott Rewards before checking into your room.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 908 reviews across the web
8.2 /10
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    8.6 /10
  • SuperBreak
    8.0 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.1 /10
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    7.2 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.7 /10
8.2 out of 10 based on 908 reviews