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Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a fab weekend at the Marriott Durham. Pool and gym was excellent. Right in the heart of the city and sights. I must mention Jon on the front desk because he made our trip extra special with great local knowledge of restaurants. We also had excellent Sunday brunch at a cafe called Tealicious across the road.

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Northumberland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for one night and arrived at lunchtime. The hotel has a large car park and as a guest you can park for 24 hours for only £5 which is pretty good for central Durham. The hotel is lovely, lots of character and the staff were friendly and helpful. It's a five minute stroll to the centre of Durham.... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly, the staff were all brilliant, very friendly and so helpful. We stayed 3 nights with 11 year old daughter. Room was big and roomy if a tad warm. Swimming was great and never busy. Restaurant food very tasty though the restaurant felt a little dull. But the staff made up for it. Bar was large with plenty of areas... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is located very centrally & the staff were very friendly . The room was nice felt a little tight in size , very comfy bed , but it was an unexpected cold night in August and the duvet was thin ( a summer duvet)we both woke up cold in the night . The toiletries were nice etc towels... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival we were delighted when the very pleasant gentleman on reception upgraded our double room to a superior room. This turned out to be a suite, beautifully decorated, and well equipped. The enormous bed was extremely comfortable, and the bathroom was spacious, with good quality toiletries. We had to pay £5 to park overnight in the car park. Will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night for a wedding and took 5 rooms in total. The check in was efficient and professional. They gave us a nice suite upgrade which was gratefully accepted after a long drive. The rooms could do with some modernisation, they're a little dark with heavy furniture but the bed was very comfortable. It's easy walking distance... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We live Locally but decided to spend a weekend at this establishment as a treat Hotel a little dated Went for a meal on first night which was standard After meal I had to go and get cash from a machine in town to pay as I'll fitting suited Head waiter ( matreD) type person would not put bill to... More 

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county durham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotels tired needs revamping paid upfront for our room went for meal in restaurant machine wudnt take our card so my husband had to go out and find a cash machine while the head waiter stood over me as if i was gonna run off i was offered a free glass of wine while waiting erm it never arrived ???????... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very satisfied with room, service, food, and location. We found the staff to be very helpful and informative. The room was quiet, the bed was comfortable.... but most important - the staff was VERY helpful, attentive, and personable. Appreciated the very full breakfast buffet. Has all the components of a "full English breakfast."

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great central location but our room was in need of a refurb, it was very dated, especially the bathroom. Not what I expected from a Marriott hotel. We had a river view, but windows were filthy! Didn't expect to pay for internet in rooms either. Staff were good. The weather was lovely whilst we were there, so we could enjoy... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the historic city of Durham, 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.The 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. No 59 Old Elvet restaurant serves a full buffet breakfast with a choice of a la carte options, along with dinner from the Source Grill menu featuring Chef’s unique signature dishes. Afternoon Tea is served daily and a glass of Champagne can be added for an extras special touch. Later in the day choose from an extensive range of classic and contemporary cocktails in the Durham Bar. Alternatively our Starbucks store, situated on the ground floor of the hotel, serves a wide variety of teas, coffees, sandwiches and pastries throughout the day.Relax with a visit to the hotel’s leisure centre, complete with indoor swimming pool, gym, spa bath, sauna and steam room. The hotel is also ideally located for exploring the North east and its surrounding areas. Just 15 miles (24km) from the centre of Newcastle and 11 miles (18km) 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Address: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $102 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Marriott Durham
Durham Marriott
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#3 Spa Hotel in Durham
#4 Luxury Hotel in Durham
#8 Business Hotel in Durham
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