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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

We looked for Rail Trails to escape the winter in Toronto, and then looked for B & B's. Carol's is a block south of the from the Riddle Road Spur on South Alston. We booked because it looked good on line, was convenient and sounded pleasant. We like B & B's- this one is nicely set up, with a great... More 

Ann Arbor, MIchigan
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17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I stayed here for two nights while visiting a customer in the Research Triangle area. I'd just completed another long trip and was tired of hotels, so I looked for a B&B near the customer's offices and found Carol's. It was exactly what I needed - a cozy home with charm instead of a sterile room at some major hotel... More 

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Mocksville, North Carolina
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

Warm place to stay on the coldest night of the year. Much better than a hotel room, and a great breakfast prepared at a time convenient for us. For a great night's sleep, visit Carol's Garden Inn, Durham, NC.

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25 reviews
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

This is a lovely home, the perfect distance from downtown and Duke University - about 10 minutes from anywhere you want to go. The room was very comfortable and clean. Carol is a wonderful and personable host, and her breakfast was absolutely delicious. She also recommended a great restaurant for dinner. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Mark H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

For a short business trip I needed a clean and affordable option that was close to downtown. This was perfect, nice and quiet, and I especially liked that I knew my car would be safe parked here. here are several other regular hotels in the area and I had read reports of cars being broken into, so this was a... More 

1 Thank Natasha L
CGIDurham_NC, Owner at Carol's Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our B&B. It as a pleasure to have you stay with us. Next time I hope you can try our breakfast. More 

Louisville, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

We chose Carol's Garden Inn at the last minute instead of staying at a hotel before our flight out the next day and we were so glad we did. Beautiful, well cared and obviously loved old home, lovely warm welcoming room with Jacuzzi and candles, excellent breakfast and afternoon cookies and all the tea, coffee, sodas, bottled water you could... More 

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This charming B&B is a quiet, charming old home with all the right touches. We were welcomed by Carol herself, and we all visited over homemade cookies and hot tea. There were also unlimited bottles of water on hand. Carol has done an excellent job of anticipating our every need. Our room was clean and comfortable for my husband and... More 

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Portersville, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

As soon as we pulled into the driveway of CAROLS GARDEN INN,the stress of the busy city was behind us...the man-made ponds in their yard was very soothing.Carol and Steve the Innkeepers are very kind people and did everything they could to make our stay comfortable. We had both rooms for our visit and they were clean and homey. We... More 

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58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Passing through Durham I stayed here one night. The room was very nice. Breakfast in the morning was very good as well and Carol is a very friendly innkeeper. The place is a little far from restaurants being in a very residential part of town so you definitely need to drive to eat. Carol has a good list of restaurants.

Thank netvisitor
Dupont, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2014

I had never stayed in a B&B before, but the fact that Carol's Garden Inn only had two rooms was what appealed to us and the other couple with whom we were traveling. This Inn is terrific. The owners are friendly, the rooms are clean, the bed was comfortable, the breakfasts were delicious and the location is convenient. The chocolate... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Carol's Garden Inn

Address: 2412 South Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $129 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Not a bad room in the B&B”
 of 5 bubbles InezA_12, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in the room with the single King sized bed; the room was large and there is a sitting area along with a table and chair set, to accommodate a computer. There is FREE wireless internet access as well!”
  • Living room
  • Whirlpool tub with cute divider
 of 5 bubbles roseytheriveter, 26 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Not sure if all rooms had this but the Daisy room has a little wall heater in the bathroom to take off the chill in the morning during winter months.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolS135, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Choose the Daisy room for breakfast in your room. Choose Iris or Rose if you prefer a fireplace in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles nkeyser, 20 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The Rose room has it's own little balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Vypurr12, 16 Jul 2012 | Read review
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