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1 room, 2 adults

The Royal Oak

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
1 Commercial Street, Durham, England, DH7 9BN, United Kingdom

3-star inn in Durham with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 117 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • This was our second stay at the Royal Oak. Although not in Durham itself. Durham is close…Oct 3, 2019
  • Friendly welcome , superb breakfast.Sep 24, 2019

The Royal Oak

from £55
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around The Royal Oak


  • Durham Castle - 7.9 mi / 12.7 km
  • Durham Cathedral - 8 mi / 12.8 km
  • Durham University - 7.5 mi / 12 km
  • Hall Hill Farm - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club - 6.2 mi / 9.9 km
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Oriental Museum - 7.1 mi / 11.3 km

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) 34-min drive
  • Durham (MME-Tees Valley) 41-min drive
  • Durham Station 13-min drive
  • Chester-le-Street Station 17-min drive
  • Bishop Auckland Station 19-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed

  • Restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Playground on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available.

The Royal Oak’s small print

Also known as

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  • Royal Oak


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 59 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
We'll be back 😊
Had an excellent stay, friendly service, excellent food. A warm welcome is guaranteed.
Peter, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly and comfortable
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Couple of Swells
Our room and private bathroom was clean and comfortable. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The breakfasts and restaurant meals were excellent, plentiful and tasty
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
enjoyable short stay
a warm and friendly welcome ,nothing too much bother, breakfast excellent
Lloyd H, gbOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent traditional pub with good food
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Surprisingly good quiet location despite village name. Easy access to Durham and Newcastle as well as other tourist / walking locations towards Corbridge, Haltwhistle and the Tees valley Natural England area. Great helpful staff and friendly locals make this traditional pub a good venue for people visiting this area. The pub serves very good home cooked affordable food. I will definitely be returning in the future,
Adrian, gbRomance trip

The Royal Oak

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