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Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1815 Front Street, Durham, NC 27705
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Ranked #31 of 67 hotels in Durham
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Montgomery, Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property was nice, clean, and quiet. It was exactly what you expect from Marriott’s high standards of comfort and value. I enjoyed my stay and my check in was exactly how I expected to be greeted after a long day of driving… warm and welcoming without hassle or delay. I do recommend this property for your stays in Durham.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was very nice and clean. Hotel staff extremely nice and professional. They do have a shuttle that runs through the surrounding area if you need it, but it does not go to the airport. You also have to ask about it as it isn't really advertised for some reason.....not even on the hotel website. The room was very... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This typical Courtyard Marriott offers what one would expect from a Marriott: comfort, service, affordability. What makes this one special, however, has two parts. The good: First, service was top-notch. I asked a lot of questions, and the front desk staff was always professional and responsive. Ditto for the ladies at the Bistro! Special shout-out to Eric, who seemed to... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Courtyard Marriot and were very happy with our room and service. The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful. Our room was located down the hallway away from the elevators, so it's nice and quiet. The room is nicely furnished without feeling crowded. The beds are very comfortable and the pillows are wonderful. The room... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear SES500, Thank you for staying with the Courtyard Marriott Durham near Duke University! I am thrilled your stay was enjoyable and you found our hotel quite and peaceful for your rest. We take pride in our great service and clean accommodations. I will definitely take note of the few quirks you pointed out and get with my engineering department... More

Dublin, Ireland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in and i got this HUGE bed all to myself.... ohh boy was i happy. the bed was amazing, i had a good night sleep, it bounced at the right places, just amazing! Alright location to get some dreams and snack.

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear caramal_glo, I enjoyed reading your review of our hotel! Sounds like you got a great nights rest and enjoyed our Duke University accommodations very much. We hope to see you in the future! Sincerely, Tim Rogers General Manager More

Verona, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott from June 13-20, 2014 in room 308 on a business trip. The service was impeccable and responsive, room was great in terms of cleanliness with no odd smells or questionable rework, outlets were conveniently placed, I didn't hear my neighbors, shower had more than adequate pressure and hot water, towels were not only... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear flu, Thank you for your extensive and positive review of the Courtyard Durham near Duke University. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and you were able to take advantages of the great amenities we offer (as well as the fabulous restaurants within walking distance of our hotel). We look forward to having you again if you return... More

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I brought the extremely dirty carpet to the attention of the general manager last October. I was told it would not be cleaned as the rooms were to be updated. Eight months later those renovations have finally started. I stay here often so the clerk recognized me and placed me in one of the newer rooms. Pleasantly surprised - carpet... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Faith C., Thank you for your review! I am glad we were able to accommodate you in one of our brand new renovated guest rooms! The new carpet, bedding and furniture is a great refresh for us and I'm glad you enjoyed it. I know we will see you again in the near future, so if there is... More

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife recently had to scheule surgery at Duke Hospital and we stayed at this location due to its convient location to Duke...2-3 miles. When we checked in, the staff was very helpful and provided us with a room upgrade to a suite. The room was great, clean and just outside was their pool had hot tub. Due to Duke's... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Wayneh850, Thank you for your great review of the Courtyard by Marriott Durham near Duke University. We are happy that our close proximity to Duke University Medical Center was convenient for you. I'm glad we were able to upgrade you to a comfortable spacious suite during your stay as well. Please let me know if there is anything I... More

Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Thank goodness for Trip Advisor. My family and I are heading to Disney from Maryland and spent the night at this property. This is a nice hotel, but for the optimal experience, there are a few recommendations that you should follow. As this was not a planned top, I literally booked about an hour or so before we checked in,... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Silvergirl818, We appreciate your review of the Courtyard Durham near Duke University! I am happy you were able to get a room to meet your requests and you got a peaceful nights rest here. Our Bistro is open daily for breakfast and dinner as well as the full bar from 5pm-10pm daily. I hope you were able to take... More

Franklin, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This Courtyard has been recently rennovated and is delightful. The staff is warm and accomodating, the rooms were clean and well appointed, and the on-site coffee is by Starbucks. There is a Bistro, but I did not go there-not for any negative reason, just chose to try a couple of downtown Durham restaurants. I would not really consider this as... More

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Tim R, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Hello LeeBerger, Thank you for the great review of the Courtyard by Marriott Durham near Duke University. I am so very happy you enjoyed your accommodations and the staff here at our hotel. I'm glad you also enjoyed our recent renovations. We are looking forward to your return visit this month, and should you have any requests for that stay... More

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Address: 1815 Front Street, Durham, NC 27705
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#24 Business Hotel in Durham
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