Get an overview of this hotel4-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Durham Castle



This family-friendly Durham hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Durham Indoor Market, Durham Castle, and Durham Cathedral. Durham University is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away.

Hotel Features

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a health club, a fitness center, and a coffee shop/café.

Room Amenities

All 150 rooms feature comforts like premium bedding and down comforters, while conveniences include sofa beds and coffee makers. 24-hour room service and WiFi are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 3488 square feet (324 square meters) include a conference center and meeting rooms. This Victorian hotel also offers a fitness center, a steam room, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County has designated areas for smoking.

  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 324 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1700 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3488 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 GBP per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Climate control 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge each morning.

No 59 Old Elvet - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Starbucks Coffee Shop - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

1815 Bar - This bar specializes in local cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Pommery Champagne Terrace - This Champagne bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply


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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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