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The Royal Oak

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub”(14 reviews)
“stayed here”(11 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe pubfriendly welcoming staffstayed heresunday lunchmushy peasrooms were cleandurham citybed and breakfastreal aleexcellent value for moneycomfortable stayfull englishtwo nightssonialandladyaleshosts
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the royal oak for 1 nite the room was fantastic everything we needed. The staff was very friendly. The breakfast was very nice. Next time we are in the north east we will be staying there . Big thank you for making...More

Thank marks121p
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Booked my room 7 weeks in advance and I also had reason to call prior to arriving . Turned up and was informed the room was double booked. Was advised it was an administrative error by their partner. However, looking at other reviews it appears...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Made a late booking and stayed for one night after my first choice was fully booked. Was a little wary as the room rate was lower than all others I knew in the area but don't let this put you off. Rooms were spacious, comfortable...More

Thank CoombeCottage
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Ian and Sonia are the charming Pub owners. You cant go wrong if you need a quiet place not too far from Durham. We came and stayed twice already to visit our daughter who just started at Durham University. If you are a jogger or...More

Thank Sentastic2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Even though busy with a private function, we did not suffer a drop in service - and enjoyed a lovely roast with all the trimmings. The smaller portion option for older family members remains very generous and the vegetables cooked fresh and tasty, mushy peas...More

Thank SheenaK2013
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
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Free Parking
Room Service
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Price range
US$56 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$56 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"All rooms seem to be at the front of the hotel which does give some minor noise as customers arrive or leave."
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"Back rooms are quieter on the weekends when there is a lot of pub activity. It wont matter if you join them..."
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"at the back"
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"External rooms are good for those with any mobility problems as there are no stairs but there is a small step..."
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