The Royal Oak

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1 Commercial Street, Durham, DH7 9BN, United Kingdom
4.5 out of 5 rating 99 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Durham, The Royal Oak is within a 15-minute drive of Durham University and Beamish Open Air Museum. This inn is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from Durham Castle and 8 mi (12.8 km) from Durham Cathedral.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 guestrooms featuring iPod docking stations. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and you can also request cribs/infant beds.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this inn include a picnic area and barbecue grills.


At The Royal Oak, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hall Hill Farm - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Brancepeth Castle Golf Club - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Mini Moos Adventure Farm - 10.8 km / 6.7 mi
Oriental Museum - 11.3 km / 7.1 mi
Durham Botanic Garden - 12 km / 7.4 mi
Durham University - 12 km / 7.5 mi
Gala Theatre Durham - 12.3 km / 7.7 mi
St. Nicholas Church - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
Durham Indoor Market - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre - 12.6 km / 7.9 mi
Palace Green - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Durham Castle - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Palace Green Library - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Crook Hall and Gardens - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 35.7 km / 22.2 mi
Durham (MME-Tees Valley) - 47.2 km / 29.3 mi

The preferred airport for The Royal Oak is Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

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

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Meeting rooms