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The Royal Oak

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3.0 of 5
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1 Commercial Street | Cornsay, Colliery, Durham DH7 9BN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay & lovely,friendly,helpful people. Clean,comfortable rooms. A bit out in the middle of nowhere but if you have a car then perfectly placed for visiting Durham,Beamish Museum (Which you need 2 days to see everything) & Locomotion at Shildon. Restaurant not open Sunday or Monday evenings but they kept a Sunday lunch back for us & did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights. Room clean and comfortable. The owners and their family couldn't do enough for us and went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Very friendly people. Breakfast and evening meals were fantastic value for money. Will definitely be visiting again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

What a cracking little pub, visited it three times this weekend, nice pleasant staff really good local atmosphere, nice pint too. Today I took the family for Sunday lunch and we certainly weren't disappointed with that either, the Yorkshire puds were bigger than me, we'll huge anyway / I'll definitely be adding this place to my list of " returns... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went to County Durham to visit Beamish Museum and stayed for 2 nights at this hotel we found it to be an excellent location for that purpose and also a good base to tour the county The hotel is a gem the staff are all helpful and friendly and the meals are plentiful and tasty the menu is extensive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What a great pub. It has a lovely rural setting but is just a few minutes drive from Durham. We stayed in a lovely chalet room which is separate from the main building and had a really good nights sleep and the room itself was spotless. The food was excellent and really good value. The staff were really friendly and... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We recently stayed at the Royal Oak for a trip to Newcastle for the Rugby League Magic Weekend held at St. James Park, Newcastle. The owners were very welcoming, friendly and could not have done any more to help. The rooms were clean and spacious, the beds were very comfortable and the breakfast in the morning was great. The owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Stopped over last weekend and had a most excellent break, plenty of entertainment on at the Royal Oak over the weekend, I would recommend a front room with a great view, the room was clean and tidy with a comfy bed, breakfast was lovely and the Sunday lunch is a must!! A nice walk through the forest starts just across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

came to stay for the bank holiday weekend, from the moment we came through the door we was made to at home, we have stopped before and it was like seeing old friends again,great bar staff and owners .entertainment all weekend ,sky sports and disco in the evening plus free buffet for every one .lovely clean rooms and dining room... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Its a while since I stayed over one night @ the Royal Oak but I have to say what a lovely place this is. Very clean with landlady Sonia catering to everyones tastes. A lovely place to stay full of lovely people.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had a lovely weekend here with lovely people lovely views and value for money lovely food :) very handy for Durham City and other attractions highly recommend to others with or without the kids:) We Will be back !

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