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Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown

3.0 of 5 1815 Front Street, Durham, NC 27705
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to many Courtyard Marriotts before, but I was pretty disappointed with the lack of cleanliness at this particular location. I noticed a stale smell and a haphazardly prepped room upon arrival. There were crumbs on the tv console, and a brown sticky substance on one of the pillows. On my first day, I accidentally got my body moisturizer... More 

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TJ H, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Anissa, thank you for your feedback. We are very discouraged to hear about the unfortunate experience you had during your stay. This is not at all exemplary of our own high standards, as we expect our rooms to be throughly cleaned every day, ready for our new and current guests to enjoy for a relaxing and worry free stay. I... More 

Salem, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair, I've stayed at a lot of hotels in and around the Triangle and comparatively there are just so many bigger, better, newer options for the same price. The room was clean enough and rooms were modern but the hallways were grungy and smelled of smoke (I think it's a non smoking hotel, but it was that unmistakable... More 

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TJ H, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you Yainey for your feedback on our Courtyard by Marriott. Many of our guests find or location convenient to the Duke Medical campus & Duke University, and our free shuttle offers complimentary service to both through the week. Our friendly front desk staff are also ready and waiting to provide quick directions & dining suggestions to Durham's downtown area,... More 

Lexington, South Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything was really very nice about this Marriott Courtyard hotel, except that he bed was pretty hard but that's the same withal of the courtyards. The breakfast was pretty good at their Starbucks, and the fire-pit outside at night was a nice added touch. the staff was vey helpful and responded quickly if needed to bring an extra towel or... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a work training for 10 days in Durham. I spent a lot of time at this hotel. The interior is super modern, chic and beautiful. It has a lovely fireplace in a sitting area off the front desk area. There is also a fire pit outside near the pool and a hot tub. The room were spacious and... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have stayed at this Courtyard multiple times over the past year on business and am impressed each time by the courteous staff, comfortable pillows/bedding, and cleanliness of the hotel. Make no mistake, this is hotel is designed for ease of use and short stays. I recommend requesting a courtyard-facing room to avoid outside traffic noise. Rooms include small one... More 

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Outstanding location a few miles from Duke University. The hotel is a standard Courtyard. Our rooms were very comfortable and spacious and the beds were soft. Our room had a balcony which was a bonus. Great 1-night stay after the Duke game.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

As a Platinum level Marriott traveller for many years you expect a certain standard from each type of property and Marriott overall. The combination of down market changes to Courtyards and this property's maintenance combined to a poor experience. Two queens are no longer available, only two fulls or a king and twin sleeper. And the decent business traveller restaurants... More 

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TJ H, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback. I will be taking the steps necessary to ensure that our bathrooms & our entire facility are maintained at the highest of standards, as we have unfortunately fallen short of our own goals during your stay with us. Many of our guests enjoy the amenities at our property, & our... More 

Ewing, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The staff at Marriott is the absolute best! We arrived in the middle of the night due to weather and traffic conditions. Stephanie (I think she spells it different) was very helpful and made us feel much better about the situation the next morning. We will forever stay at Marriott properties. No other company can compare!!

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Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Been here 5 times since April. Staff is very friendly and will try to help in every way to make your stay comfortable. Bistro serves nice breakfast although on busy morning it is very slow. Bar food in the evening. Pool and exercise room are more than adequate Fire pit by pool on cool evenings. Rooms adequate. Only one complaint,... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The room was spotless and quiet. The front desk people were courteous and friendly. There is a Starbucks in the lobby which was great for the morning. If you are looking for a good place to spend a night or two in Durham and not spend a fortune, this is a good choice.

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Address: 1815 Front Street, Durham, NC 27705
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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Courtyard By Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown Hotel Durham
Durham Marriott
Durham Courtyard
Courtyard Durham Duke University

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