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The Royal Oak

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The Royal Oak

3 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
1 Commercial Street, Durham, England, DH7 9BN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBeamish Open Air Museum15 min drive
  • Popular LocationCausey Arch15 min drive
  • Popular LocationHerrington Country Park23 min drive
  • AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)30 min drive

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About this area


The Royal Oak is located in Durham. Notable landmarks in the area include Durham Cathedral and Beamish Open Air Museum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium or Heritage Park Stadium. Fishing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with horse riding, cycling and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Hall Hill Farm - 7 min drive
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve - 8 min drive
  • Beamish Open Air Museum - 15 min drive
  • Causey Arch - 15 min drive
  • Herrington Country Park - 23 min drive


  • Cross Keys - 3 min drive
  • Kaffeehaus Amadeus - 4 min drive
  • Ravello - 4 min drive
  • Deano's Trattoria - 4 min drive
  • Yannis - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Durham Station - 13 min drive
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 30 min drive

About this property

The Royal Oak

3-star guesthouse with restaurant and bar/lounge
This guesthouse features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. This guesthouse has 7 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
The Royal Oak offers 7 forms of accommodation.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Karaoke


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • No housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Room amenities

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Check-in from 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Royal Oak Durham
Royal Oak Inn Durham
Royal Oak Inn Durham
Royal Oak Durham
Inn The Royal Oak Durham
Durham The Royal Oak Inn
The Royal Oak Durham
Royal Oak Inn
Royal Oak
Inn The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak Durham
The Royal Oak Guesthouse
The Royal Oak Guesthouse Durham

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 64 out of 112 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 43 out of 112 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 112 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 112 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 112 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Homely friendly hospitality with fantastic food…..2nd time of staying with Sonia …won’t hesitate to stay here the next time we are in the area…..
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly and good value for money. The dog was welcomed!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019