Welcome to Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Experience a new stay in Durham’s original hotel

Become part of the unique story of the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County which first opened its doors in 1815 and, to this day, sits proudly at the heart of this vibrant city. We extend our signature warm Northern Welcome to you and invite you to discover Durham with us.Our bedrooms are modern and newly refurbished, many with breath-taking views of the River Weir, Durham Castle and Cathedral, offering style, comfort and inspiration at every turn. With our enviable location in the city centre, you can explore the captivating and historic city of Durham which sits right on our doorstep.We are steak experts, passionate about seasonality and using the freshest produce and we offer craft beers and creative cocktails in Cast Iron Bar & Grill. We serve up sustainable, artisan coffee and laid-back vibes in Paddy & Scott’s coffee shop and our outdoor Terrace is the perfect place to spend warm summer days and nights. More than a place to stay, this is where locals and visitors alike connect and celebrate.

Rooms & Suites


Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Not Allowed


On-Site Parking

Daily: £19

Hourly: £4

Off-Site Parking
On street parking at front of hotel and multi storey car park within walking distance .1 Miles

At This Hotel

Durham Marriott Fitness Club



Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Old Elvet, Durham, England, United Kingdom, DH1 3JN

Tel: +44 191-3866821
Distance From Property: 24.2 Miles
Phone Number: +44 871-8821121
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Distance From Property: 23.2 Miles
Phone Number: +44 871-2242426
Visit Airport Website:


Bus Station


Train Station


Discover our Family Rooms in Durham

Find out more about our selection of spacious rooms and great location, the perfect combination for a family break.

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: January 1, 2022September 30, 2022

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2021 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Hotel
2021 Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Hotel

Property Details

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards


Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +44 191-3866821

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Bathtub Grab Rails

Close Caption TV

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms


Carbon Footprint : 26.41 kg per room night

Water Footprint : 1120 liters per room night