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Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a two night stay for business at Duke University Hospital. The location of the hotel is great for travel back and forth to Duke - just a few miles away.The price is much better than the downtown hotels and parking is free. The room was quiet, clean, and comfortable. Staff was very friendly. The Bistro in the hotel...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night as i was passing through town. Great that it is right off of the highway. Staff was very friendly. Room was fine, but seemed like it was old yet redone. Good size though. The elevator was a bit odd, i had to push the button for the second floor a million times before it worked. Sink...

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Maggie D, Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear zoecatva, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was happy to see you enjoyed the staff in our hotel, as providing excellent customer service is what we strive to do for all of our guests. I have taken note of the concerns you addressed regarding the elevator and the lighting and will be forwarding these...

Bossier City, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the birth of our first grandson happening at Duke University. We originally had planned to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn planning to book a week out for a scheduled c-sections. However, babies don't follow schedules and he decided to come 2 weeks early. When we went to book the Hilton the price went up considerably....

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Maggie D, Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Susie7st, Congratulations to you and your family for the birth of your first grandson! Thank you for providing your feedback on our hotel. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you faced with regards to your room. I have shared your comments with our housekeeping department in the hopes that this will be an isolated incident. I hope you are...

Calabasas, California
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Traveled to Duke for an orthopedic consult...excellent hotel with friendly staff and comfortable beds...10 minutes from the medical center...ADA rooms were well set up for anyone with accessibility needs...one suggestion, expand the number of handicap parking spots..

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

If they good claim or you aren't in a decent mood for hood good for business travelers or traveling on the weekend I'll probably stay here again on my way Out of North Carolina would recommend to my friends

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Hightstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Stayed here for two nights, visiting family. The hotel is your basic Courtyard Marriott. We were on the 3rd Floor in Room 353. 1 King bed with a sofa bed. The room overlooked the outdoor pool. Room was located near the end of the hall however there is a Elevator at each end of the hotel. Hotel was really clean...

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were visiting Duke for parents weekend and the Courtyard was very conveniently located. The rooms were standard size and comfortable. My big complaint was the "Bistro". It took me 20 minutes just to get a cup of coffee (they serve Starbucks so every person order some fancy latte) and the breakfast "Healthy Sandwich" was anything but healthy....full of grease....

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Maggie D, Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear RonSize, I would like to extend my apologies for the inconveniences your faced with regard to our Bistro. I will be taking this feedback as an opportunity to coach our Bistro staff on how to correctly prepare and offer our menu items. Please feel free to contact me directly should you travel to Duke to visit your child in...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nothing exciting about this hotel but it's certainly suitable if you need to be near Duke University, which is nearby (requires a short drive). Suburban location but you can walk to a Walgreens and some cheap eats in the strip mall across the street. Bed was clean and comfortable and room was quiet. Breakfast is entirely a la carte, food...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was the first time we stayed at this Courtyard and I was rather disappointed. Upon arriving the TV, Remote and Refrigerator did not work. Calling down to the front desk - "just plug it in". Oh ok, that is how that works. Since I arrived very late driving in I just went to sleep. Next Day remote did not...

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Maggie D, Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear MichelleSantos2013, I would like to extend my apologies for any difficulties you faced while staying at our Courtyard. This is not at all how we choose to represent ourselves as a Marriott and I am deeply saddened to read of your experience. As I have recently started at this property I will be sharing your feedback with the other...

South Plainfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I had stayed at this hotel before and had a great experience. Coming back, not so much. The first room I was had water pouring in from the window. Carpet soaked and drapes wet.Ok, it was raining outside. I was given a new room. Went to take a shower and the tub would not drain. Was heading back to the...

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"Disappointing" Thanks for your response and feedback. Please forgive us for falling short of our goal of providing a warm comfortable stay while you were here. We hope if your travels bring you back to the Durham area that you would give us another chance to make it a better stay for you. Thanks Eric Liles Front Desk Supervisor

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown

Address: 1815 Front St, Durham, NC 27705-2512
Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $134 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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Courtyard By Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown Hotel Durham
Durham Courtyard
Durham Marriott
Courtyard Durham Duke University
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