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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

15 minutes from the city of Durham so perfect for a drive up from south England and ready the next morning to tackle Durham Cathedral and castle - except the latter was shut - again! This place was clean and comfortable, few frills but it was a decent price for that and the lady who seemed to be running it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us enjoyed a 6 night stay at this great little pub. It is ideally situated between Durham city and the Dales. Yes, the outside could do with a bit of sprucing up but inside it is great. We were welcomed warmly by Sonia and she and all her staff gave us excellent and friendly service all the time... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I popped in to the Royal Oak after a long walk in the nature reserve opposite the pub with an appetite big enough to see off a not only a horse but a small French jockey. I had picked the right place ! On entering I was met by a cosy interior of olde worlde charm, an eclectic mixture of... More 

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Thank ragyboy
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Stopped over for one night. Couple who own the hotel really friendly. My daughter son in law and ta daughter stayed in one room which unfortunately was a bit on the noisy side. Mine was lovely. Bed extremely comfortable. Food delicious.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We stopped off for 1 night at this hotel and were delighted with our stay. Our room was spotlessly clean and we enjoyed a good breakfast. Such a treat to find such a lovely hotel where our German Shepherd was warmly welcomed. Don't be put off by the outside, head indoors where we found the locals were very friendly and... More 

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durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Spur of the moment decision to eat out & I'm glad we did. One of the nicest Sunday lunches I've had in a long time. The pub is lovely & cosy well decorated & the staff really friendly. 4 meats to choose from & 2 large Yorkshire puddings on the regular dinners (they do a small lunch which is still... More 

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Thank sunsez
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This was booked on the telephone and the gentleman we spoke to couldn't have been more friendly. I was concerned that my children wouldn't be able to wait until dinner service for their tea, but was reassured that they could be catered for earlier if necessary. After a truly awful day (nothing to do with the hotel), we arrived to... More 

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peterborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We stayed for one night at the Royal Oak, but arrived very late, Sonia was very friendly and showed us to our room which was basic but clean. And we both had a good nights sleep. The breakfasts were delicious and filled us up for the day ahead. Nothing was too much trouble for Sonia. Thank you

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We were down for a wedding in the area and had a great stay for 2 nights . The owners staff and locals are very friendly we had a good laugh in their company during our stay. The food was very tasty and good sized portions. It is nice and clean I recommend The Royal Oak and would stay there... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

We have returned home today after 3 nights at the Royal Oak, Cornsay Colliery. Our whole stay exceeded our expectations, in comfort,food and the friendliness of our hosts Sonia and Ian, who tell you 'to make yourself at home' and did everything to ensure that we enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and warm,with a comfortable bed and a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about The Royal Oak

Address: 1 Commercial Street | Cornsay, Colliery, Durham DH7 9BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Price Range: $65 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Oak 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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