Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN United Kingdom
+44 191 386 6821

Organize a meeting or event

Send your requirements to our expert planners for more information on pricing and room availability.

  • 5

    Event Rooms

  • 267 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 120

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 3

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

About This Venue

  • Celebrate an unforgettable wedding reception with us at our historical hotel in County Durham

  • Create the ideal space for your UK wedding; our elegant venues are filled with natural daylight

  • Coordinate with our planning team to ensure each detail of your wedding or civil ceremony is perfect

  • Enhance your banquet with a delectable catering menu, created by our talented culinary team

  • Add some creativity to your wedding; each venue offers Wi-Fi access and audiovisual technology

  • Plan outings for your wedding party; our location in County Durham is near top area attractions

Exclusive 2018 Offer! 1 in 10 Guests Goes Free

Book your next social event by 30th December 2018 and 1 in every 10 guests goes free! Includes any associated bedrooms booked with this offer. Terms and Conditions apply.

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Services and Facilities

Wedding Certification

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.


Coffee Break Lunch Afternoon Break Reception Dinner


Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Dunelm
  • 4.9x7x2.6
  • 34.3
  • 25
  • 12
  • 12
  • 25
  • 20
  • Neville
  • 4.6x7.8x3.2
  • 35.88
  • 30
  • 16
  • 20
  • 12
  • 30
  • 30
  • Cromwell 1
  • 6.5x5.6x3.2
  • 36.4
  • 25
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 25
  • 20
  • Bowes
  • 5.6x10.2x3.2
  • 57.12
  • 60
  • 24
  • 25
  • 25
  • 60
  • 40
  • Cromwell 2
  • 18.5x5.6x3.2
  • 103.6
  • 80
  • 40
  • 40
  • 30
  • 80
  • 70
  • Cromwell
  • 5.6x25x2.6
  • 140
  • 120
  • 50
  • 50
  • 45
  • 120
  • 120

Room Set-Up Examples


Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.


Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.


Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

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