Centrally located in the historic city of Durham, Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County boasts views of Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle and is situated on the banks of the River Wear.

Each room at Durham Marriott Hotel features a flat-screen TV and complimentary access to the leisure centre. Some rooms offer views of the River Wear and upgraded bathroom facilities.

Cast Iron Grill restaurant serves a buffet-style breakfast and dinner. The Brew Bar, along with the Terrace, serves an extensive selection of breakfast items, sandwiches, mains, sides and desserts along with traditional and bespoke afternoon teas, classic and contemporary cocktails, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

The hotel offers an indoor gym.

The hotel is 13 miles from Sunderland and less than 20 miles from the centre of Newcastle. High Force Waterfall is 36 miles away and Durham Adventure Valley can be reached in 15 minutes by car.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

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About Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

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  • Is a room a view , a room overlooking the river ?

    There are rooms overlooking the river and rooms with a castle and cathedral view


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    Asked about: Deluxe Room, Guest room • Answered on 2 December 2019
  • Are the uses of the spa included in the price?

    Full use of the leisure club is inclusive of the bedroom price


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    Asked about: Standard room, Guest room, 1 King • Answered on 12 October 2019
  • is it £19 to park on your premises

    When you are staying at the hotel it is £7 per day per vehicle this is valid when you arrive until 12 noon on the day of your departure.


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    Answered on 20 November 2019
  • Are there gluten free options for breakfast, please?

    After speaking to our head chef and the kitchen team, The breakfast items we have available : The hot buffet - bacon, gluten free sausages, eggs, beans Continental - gluten free porridge/granola, gluten free toast, gluten free muffins


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    Answered on 15 February 2020
  • do you have a minibar/fridge in the rooms?

    All of our rooms have a fridge in the bedroom


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    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • is your spa and pool open due to covid

    At present only our pool and gym is open. We recommend guests contact the hotel prior to arrival to give an update on what facilities we have to offer before they arrive.


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    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Will hot tub be available for guest use at end of July?

    At present no it won't.


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    Asked about: Standard room, Guest room, 1 King • Answered on 28 June 2020
  • Do you have a car park?

    Yes we do have a car park which is charged at £7.00 per night for overnight stay. Please note this is due to increase to £11.00 per night


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    Answered on 14 July 2020
  • can you tell me about the parking , is it on site . Price per whole day or part day . Are there plenty of spaces Thanks Jane

    We do offer parking on site, we only have space for 85 cars so it is on a first come first served basis. The price is £7.00 per vehicle per night.


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    Answered on 14 June 2020
  • Do the hotel charge for disabled parking and can this be reserved. Thankyou

    All guests are charged the overnight fee of £7 per car. We don't reserve space as it's on a first come first served basis and we have 3 disabled bays.


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    Asked about: Standard Room, Guest room • Answered on 26 June 2020
  • What is the earliest check in time?

    Check-in in time for everyone is from 3pm. earlier check-ins are available but cannot be guaranteed I’m afraid.


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    Asked about: Standard room, Guest room, 1 King • Answered on 30 May 2021
  • Is breakfast included in the price?

    There are bed and breakfast rates and room only rates.


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    Answered on 2 December 2019
  • If there are 2 beds in the room , will they both be king size Many thanks

    All of our deluxe family rooms have 2 queen size beds in the bedrooms


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    Asked about: Deluxe Family Room • Answered on 12 October 2019
  • how far from railway station

    The train station is just under a mile away and takes about 5 minutes in a Taxi or about 25 minutes if walking through the city centre.


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    Answered on 13 November 2021
  • Hi does the hotel have a lift , can you book a parking space

    Good afternoon Yes the hotel does have a lift Due to size of the carpark you aren't able to book a parking space it is first come first serve basis.


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    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Hi do you have bike storage?

    We do have a limited amount of space available to safety store bicycles


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    Answered on 19 May 2021
  • Is the leisure suite open to anybody and how much does it cost to use?

    Good afternoon Our leisure centre is only open to guests of the hotel and leisure members. Please contact the leisure club directly and they will be able to tell you how much it costs to become a member.


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    Answered on 2 October 2020
  • Do you have twin-bedded rooms or single bed rooms?

    We have rooms that can be a twin room or we have deluxe family rooms which have 2 double beds


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    Answered on 3 August 2020
  • looking at Fri double room. Can you include breakfast in the starting price?

    This information is available in the column "Your Choice" when looking at prices as well as the cancellation policy.


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    Answered on 13 May 2021
  • Have you got rooms with a wet room ???🤔🤔

    Good afternoon We have one room within the hotel that has a wet room Kind regards Durham Marriott Hotel


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    Asked about: Standard room, Guest room, 1 King • Answered on 7 July 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Durham Magistrates Court
    0.1 miles
  • Palace Green
    0.2 miles
  • Palace Green Library
    0.2 miles
  • Durham Castle
    0.2 miles
  • Durham Crown Court
    0.2 miles
  • Durham Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Bill Bryson Library
    0.5 miles
  • Institute for Computational Cosmology
    0.6 miles
  • Durham University
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Zen
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Vennels Café
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/bar Tealicious Tearoom
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/bar The Pancake Cafe
    0.9 miles
  • Restaurant Finbarr's Restaurant
    1.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Lumley Castle
    5.4 miles
  • Beamish Museum
    8.1 miles
  • Stadium of Light
    12.1 miles
Public transport
  • Train Durham Train Station
    0.5 miles
Closest airports
  • Newcastle International Airport
    18.9 miles
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport
    19.3 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Cast Iron Bar & Grill

    Cuisine: Steakhouse, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 11 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
£15 per stay
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
£15 per stay

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the extra beds provided are roll-away beds. See Policies.

Please note that the credit or debit card used to make the booking must be available on check in at the hotel.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

  • The prices at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County is 0.7 miles from the centre of Durham.

  • Room options at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County has 1 restaurant:

    • Cast Iron Bar & Grill

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness

  • Guests staying at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.