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Durham Marriott City Center

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

I attended a conference at the Marriott City Center's conference room. The location of this hotel is great if you like walking to good restaurants. The downtown area of Durham was a pleasant surprise. This was my first time in Durham. If I go back, i stay at this hotel again.

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay with us. I am so happy that you had a great experience. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I hope we were able to provide everything you needed to make your trip for the conference successful and productive. Thank you for...

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 May 2015

The Marriott City Center is in a great location, a block from Main St., and a 10 min. walk to the ball park. Lots of good restaurants close by, and a short drive to the Duke campus and Duke Medical center. The rooms are large and well kept, but the best feature is the staff. Everyone is warm and friendly,...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. I am so thrilled that you had a wonderful stay and that you were able to enjoy the best feature at our Hotel, the Staff. Our goal is not only to provide you with a place to sleep, but also to experience the most genuiene service...

Fremont, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We recently returned to Durham to mourn the passing of our 24 yr. old nephew. Jahmed and the rest of the wonderful Marriott staff handled rooms for incoming relatives despite two local schools graduations, finding us beds when none were available knowing only that we had experienced a terrible tragedy. They provided us with food, help with reservations and comforted...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Martha Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay at the Durham Marriott City Center. It was our pleasure to ensure that you and your family were given our best service during your time of bereavement. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. We hope to see you again in the near future when your...

London, Canada
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The folks on the front desk could not have been more helpful and friendly. I hesitated to book here because the Marriott pricing is usually more than I want to spend (especially when considering the extra costs like parking, internet and breakfast) But when I found they were the only possibility if I wanted to walk to the Durham baseball...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We always appreciate the positive comments left by the most important people; our guests. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that our our Front Desk Staff have gone above and beyond in terms of service.Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing you (and serving you) in the near future Regards, Jahmed...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 May 2015

From the time I pulled up with my family and was greeted by the assistant manager and valet, to the check in process, to the lobby bar, and every time I walked by the front desk, everyone in this hotel was super friendly and attentive. The room was what I expect in a Marriott, well appointed, clean, and comfortable. Its...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to read that you had such a great time in our Hotel and we certainly will take your comments for further encouragement amongst the team. Thanks again for kind note and for sharing them on tripadvisor that you have...

Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The Marriott Center City is in a great downtown location next to the Carolina Theater and within a couple blocks (or less) of several top-notch restaurants. It's within a short walk to all downtown has to offer. The staff is incredibly friendly and offer impeccable service from the moment you pull up for valet parking until you leave. They make...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made you feel appreciated and your stay pleasant. Do checkout our Facebook for promos that you might be interested in. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Jahmed Mills

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you need to be in downtown Durham or are in town to attend a Durham Bulls game, then this is the place to stay. From what I saw, this is the only good hotel located in downtown Durham. Room was great, amenities were good, service was good, and they had valet parking. We were able to walk to the...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our hotel to other travelers. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. Take care and we look forward to when you return to the Durham Marriott City. Sincerely, Jahmed Mills

Sanford, NC
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The wife and I attended a concert at the Carolina Theater next door and stayed here overnight. We found nothing outstanding about the hotel, but there weren't any problems either. It was about what you would normally expect from a Marriott. Staff were friendly and helpful. The room itself was clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay here again.

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us such great rating and positive comments. I'm sure our entire hotel staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay. We hope to exceed your expectations when you return both in look and feel of the hotel as well as service. We look forward to serving you again in...

South Florida
Reviewed 22 April 2015

With a location downtown within walking distance to many restaurants, this Marriott should be ideal. Unfortunately, it is below average and that is a shame. There were no cars in front of me when I pulled in, but I had to wait at least five minutes standing by my car before a valet came out. I should note that parking...

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience through trip-advisor about your stay here with us at the Durham Marriott City Center. I am very sorry our current appearance was not what you had anticipated and that our Valet was not present to greet you when you arrived in a timely manner. We strive to...

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I stayed here two nights for my college reunion. The hotel itself is fine -- not memorable -- but it provides the basics for a comfortable stay. My room appeared clean, and the bed was comfortable. The TV was in functioning order. The generously sized mini-refrigerator was a nice touch. The bathroom was clean, though somewhat dated (bathtub, in particular)....

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive comments regarding your stay here for your College Reunion. Durham has come a long way and is heading in the right way to become more than just the Number 1 City in the South for tastiest food. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Durham Marriott City Center. Situated downtown, you'll love how the hotel and the city seamlessly blend the modern and the historic. The Durham Marriott City Center is connected to the 44,000 square foot Durham Convention Center and adjacent to the beautifully restored Carolina Theatre. Minutes away from Duke University, Duke Hospitals, and North Carolina Central University, this modern hotel compliments the heritage and classic architecture found throughout the city. Designed for both the business traveler and family vacationer, our comfortable accommodations and outstanding Marriott service ensure a memorable and productive visit. The Durham Marriott City Center is known for its helpful and knowledgeable staff that will ensure you get the most from your stay. Rooms at the hotel include Marriot's luxurious revived bedding package accompanied by high-definition flat screen televisions. Guests on the concierge level enjoy the added benefit of the concierge lounge serving appetizers and snacks Sunday evening through Friday morning. All guests appreciate the state of the art fitness center highlighted by eight units with 17 inch TV screens. Dining options include the 2 zero 1 restaurant with continental American dining and a casual atmosphere. The 2 zero 1 lounge offers nightly specials and a relaxed setting. So what are you waiting for? Book your room today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durham Marriott City Center

Address: 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701
Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $243 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Durham Marriott City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Durham Marriott City Hotel Durham
Marriott Durham
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Durham
#12 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#19 Business Hotel in Durham
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“Since the rooms are upgraded, any room would be a good choice”
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“King room is better appointed than double”
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“If you want a desk, do not get a corner room. Halls are noisy, so pick a room where lots of people will not be walking by your room.”
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