Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Situated on the banks of the River Wear, the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County offers sensational views of England's famous Durham Castle and Cathedral. Our luxury hotel, part of which dates back to the 17th century, offers modern amenities while preserving historic charm and exquisite features. Known for event facilities and catering services, the hotel offers unique meeting space for conferences and events with 5 flexible meeting rooms, the largest room accommodates up to 120 guests.

Whether you're planning a meeting, conference or special event, the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County provides an excellent working environment and a level of service that never fails to impress - we'll help you make your gathering here in the city centre special. There's a wide choice of rooms available including the beautiful Cromwell Suite - capable of seating up to 120 guests. Whichever room you choose, you'll find our team refreshingly efficient but always friendly and welcoming. It's this combination that's earned us an enviable reputation for excellence.

Other hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a gym with a range of brand new Life Fitness equipment; featuring high intensity and total body workouts, heart rate monitoring, goal based workouts plus a full range of weights equipment. When you're ready to dine, discover traditional British fare at our No 59 Old Elvet restaurant or enjoy lighter bites in Bar 1815. The Bar, along with the Champagne Terrace, opens at 12.00 noon daily and serves an extensive selection of sandwiches, hot dishes, traditional and bespoke afternoon teas plus a selection of classic and contemporary cocktails. Enjoy with an Indian Pale Ale produced exclusively for the hotel by Sonnet 43 Microbrewery of Coxhoe. The hotel also houses its very own Starbucks store, open throughout the day and offering free WiFi, its a great place to start with a handcrafted coffee and a pastry. At the Durham Marriott, one of the most desirable hotels in north east of England, you won't be disappointed.



Vouchers & Discounts

Wine & Dine for £59 - Introducing Our New March Menu

The nights are getting longer so make the most of these longer evenings with a 3 course meal plus a bottle of wine for only £59 for 2 people.

Our Wine & Dine for £59 special offer continues throughout March with our Chef's handcrafting a fresh menu of succulent, seasonal dishes so you can enjoy this  fantastic offer whilst savouring the flavours of our new spring dishes.

Available at participating Marriott Hotels across the UK. To book, please contact the hotel directly on 0191 386 6821.



Commemorate Kynren, this summer's spellbinding, live action night show of electrifying proportions depicting over 2,000 years of British history with a special offer including a themed dinner at the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County.

Book a 'show' night stay and enjoy a superb Kynren-themed dinner embracing the spirit of this once-in-a-lifetime show before making your way to the show itself.

Priced from £129.00 per room per night the package includes themed dinner, bed and breakfast.

To book visit the 'Deals' page at


Enjoy Breakfast and Beamish

Travel is a journey that opens up a world of possibilities. Join us at the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County where our Beamish package invites you to experience what life was like in the North East of England during the 1820's, 1900's and 1940's.

The hotel is situated just 12 miles from Beamish - visit 1820's Pockerly, the 1900's Pit Village, Colliery and Town, the 1940's Farm, take a ride on the Beamish Tramway and shop Edwardian style in the town.

Priced from £119.00 per room per night the package includes bed, breakfast and tickets to Beamish for 2 guests

To book visit the 'Deals' page at

2017 Special Wedding Offer

Book and hold your wedding reception with us during 2017 and your top table goes free*

At the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal COunty we recognise that when it comes to booking a wedding venue, you, the customer have plenty of choice - so why choose us?

- Situated in the heart of the City we aim to be the easiest wedding venue to deal with - including appointments at a time to suit you.

- We have 5 impressive events rooms with a wealth of period features - our largest accommodating up to 100 guests for a wedding reception.

- Marriott Rewards is our global customer loyalty programme which is free and easy to join. Sign up when you book and start earning points straight away!

Call our Events Team on 0191 386 6821 to make your initial appointment today.

Find us

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County, Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3JN

0191 386 6821