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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an absolute fantastic time in the royal oak. We have never been made so welcome. Sonia and her staff are absolutely fantastic. Help yourself buffet breakfast in the morning set us up nicely for the day ahead. Locals are really friendly. Thanks for a great weekend will definitely be back.

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Thank Sharan R
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Sonia and Ian great couple we had a great night lovely atmosphere great room and wonderful breakfast Sonia is a joy this is our third time here and never been disapointed We are going to try the next tai night which is very popular so we have been told look forward to that

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Thank bernie19522014
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2016

My husband and I booked a two night stay with our dog. A very friendly and warm welcome from the owners Ian and Sonya and their staff . Our room was very clean and comfortable. The traditional pub area was very cozy and comfortable. We ate in the bar both nights . There was an extremely good choice of freshly...

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Thank Jackie B
Shipley, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Stayed for a family event in the area. The room was very clean and comfortable, the views were lovely and the breakfast was delicious and huge. We were made to feel extremely welcome and I would recommend this venue to anyone.

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Thank 512cal
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I stayed here for two nights while visiting friends. And a more friendlier place I couldn't have found. My room was clean and very comfortable. My friends and I ate here on the first night and the food was delicious, plentiful and a very good price. And not just the normal 'pub grub'. The next morning, a Saturday, it was...

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Thank DalesWanderer
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We stayed one night on Bank Holiday Monday to break up a journey from the north East back down south, and decided to take in a visit to High Force Waterfall. This was the only B&B for a reasonable price near the area I could find. The outside does not do the pub justice, and my family were concerned what...

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Thank Cathy H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for an overnight stay enroute to Newcastle. Very welcoming and very friendly. Room comfortable. Food fantastic. Sonia and her staff get 10/10 from us. Highly recommend. Would certainly come back 😊

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Thank Barbara S
Scotland and New Zealand
Reviewed August 23, 2016

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...

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Thank alhcookboy
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 23, 2016

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...

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Thank silversurfer6550
County Durham, United Kingdom
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...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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: $46 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Oak 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“at the back”
 of 5 bubbles bernie19522014, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“External rooms are good for those with any mobility problems as there are no stairs but there is a small step up into the shower”
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 of 5 bubbles silversurfer6550, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 beds amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 142LesleyB, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
“The room with bunk beds is ideal for families.”
 of 5 bubbles I8148KBsarahc, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“The 2 outside chalets are good if you have a dog as its handy for walking”
 of 5 bubbles MULLY1961, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
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