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All of life's milestones are an occasion to be celebrated. Your birthday, your wedding, your anniversary; at Marriott, we help you celebrate all of your momentous occasions because we love making memories.
 
Thank you for considering Marriott to host your special occasion. Please note that we may have limited availability for upcoming events. However, we look forward to your enquiry, and your Memory Maker will be in touch shortly to discuss your special occasion.
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Your Event Rooms at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

However small or large your guest list - from an intimate 10 to a grand 120 - our newly refurbished event suites are the perfect backdrop for your celebration.
At the Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County we don't just host events, we make memories.
Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County Event Spaces
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      Event Spaces
      Cromwell Suite
      Perfect for student celebrations

      Whether you're celebrating prom, graduation or hosting a society dinner, our Cromwell Suite provides the perfect setting for your event. Boasting natural daylight with floor to ceiling windows, and period features fitting of our historic building, enjoy arrival drinks in our spacious foyer area directly outside the suite. Located at the top of the sweeping Edwardian staircase this versatile suite transforms from day to night and features its own private bar and dance floor. If you are hosting a more intimate occasion our suite can be divided into two rooms to suit your requirements.

      Minimum Capacity: 50
      Maximum Capacity: 120
      Cromwell Suite
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      Bowes Suite
      Perfect for weddings

      Overlooking the historic streets of Durham the Bowes Suite can host up to 70 for a wedding ceremony or 40 for a wedding breakfast. Enjoy natural daylight and a period feature fireplace whilst creating memories with your loved ones. Our majestic black oak staircase is the ideal backdrop for photographs.
      Bowes Suite
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      Dunelm Suite
      Perfect for baby showers

      Mums-to-be can enjoy a day full of cherished memories with family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere. Celebrate with a traditional afternoon tea or work with our team to create a memorable themed event.
      Dunelm Suite
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      Neville Suite
      Perfect for birthdays

      Celebrate your birthday with family and friends in the heart of Durham. A double aspect room, the Neville Suite provides natural daylight and views of the city.
      Neville Suite
    News & Offers
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      News & Offers
      Something Else To Celebrate - 10% Off
      There's nothing like being together. So, we're making it that little bit easier to reunite with your nearest and dearest with 10% off special occasions booked before 31st March 2021 and held before 30th June 2021.
       
      Whether it's a missed occasion, upcoming celebration or simply because; get together and make memories with us.
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      Earn points with Marriott Bonvoy ™ Events
      We give you something else to celebrate when you plan your event with us! Earn Marriott Bonvoy™ points for eligible events you host at our participating hotels and resorts. Then, redeem the points you've earned for Free Night Awards at your choice of over 7,000 Marriott Bonvoy™ hotels around the world, once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Marriott Bonvoy™ Moments and more. Discover the endless possibilities with Marriott Bonvoy™.
      Overview and Special Occasions - Earn points with Marriott Bonvoy
    Our Guest Book
    • All the arrangements prior to our day were dealt with very professionally and efficiently by Hayley.  The staff looking after us on our wedding day were very helpful, efficient and quite charming.  The room looked beautiful, the food was lovely and everything went smoothly. Thank you again for all your help.

      Jenni, May 2018
    • Thanks for everything, you were such an amazing help to us, can't thank you enough. We loved every second and would definitely recommend the venue and you. 
           
      Stacey & Mark, August 2019
    • Thank you for your kind assistance for my daughter's wedding and for bringing things together beautifully well. It was simply fantabulous. You are an efficient, caring and professional event planner. All the gentle services we can't see but that we enjoyed made the reception a joyful occasion.
      Gemma, August 2018
    • Thank you so much, you were completely amazing and went above and beyond for us, I honestly cannot thank you enough and will definitely recommend you, everyone has said what a fantastic wedding it was and how amazing all the staff were. 
      Stacey, October 2019
    •  Thank you very much for all your help and hard work on, and leading up to the day. We hope you enjoyed in as much as we did! Your dancing was a particular highlight!! Another huge thanks.
      Zoe & George, October 2019
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