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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Carolina Beach
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and easy to find-- just off the freeway. Super friendly staff and well appointed lobby. King room was nicely appointed with comfortable bed. Well equipped exercise room. Outdoor pool and jacuzzi

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Miami, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a value hotel with extraordinary service staff and comfortable rooms. I did end up in a room with an AC that became louder as it ran, but nothing that interfered with a good rest. The front desk staff is sharp and friendly. They have a small bistro on site with a very welcoming lobby that has a business... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
90 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Spent 2 nights in the hotel. Hotel seems were well managed. Staff at the reception was extremely friendly no matter when you have approached them. Rooms were comfortable and well cleaned. Bed very comfortable. Bathroom also well maintained. The only negative point were neighbours. Seemed very noisy all the time. But this was mainly due to the fact that walls... More 

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Fairfax, Virgina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was our first time at this hotel, chosen because of its proximity to Duke, where we were making a college visit. Unprompted, my surly teenage son asked at the end of our one-night stay, "What kind of hotel is this?" I replied, "Courtyard by Marriott. Why?" and he said, "It's really nice." To get that kind of comment really... More 

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Cincinnati
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This hotel is not far from Duke University. We were in town for my father's eye surgery and wanted to be close by. The good points were: the young man checking us in was personable and exhibited good customer service skills. During our 2 night stay we did get a courtesy call on the status of our stay...nice touch. During... More 

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Miami
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I have stayed on several occasions at this hotel, and have observed as they have carried out a thorough refurbishment of the guest-rooms, lobby, and other areas. The rooms are now all very up to date, clean and comfortable. The check-in and check-out experience is fast and efficient. The location is very convenient for Duke University and the hospitals. The... More 

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

Dear GeorgeFreqTraveler, Thank you so much for your review of the Courtyard by Marriott Durham! I am so pleased to hear that your stays have been enjoyable and the staff has always been accommodating for you. I'm glad you have been able to see the transformation of our hotel during our recent renovations. We are excited to show off our... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was a good hotel, close to hospital and clean, right off highway, close restaurants and very convenient to just about anything. My only complaint is "give me a free cup of coffee" Please!!!!!!! But they do have Starbucks in the lobby, just a pet peeve of mine, when you spend $125+ a night a .25 cup of coffee would... More 

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

Dear Tmorrison70, I appreciate your feedback about the Courtyard by Marriott Durham and your recent stay with us. While I see not having complimentary coffee for you in the lobby was a negative detractor, I am glad to see overall your stay was pleasant with clean accommodations and a location that met your needs during your visit. Please see me... More 

Wytheville, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The facility is OK, but the service was outstanding. All of our questions and requests were answered and handled quickly and with such a good attitude and friendliness. The location was great for us, right off the interstate which made it easy to find. There were several good restaurants within walking distance, so we didn't have to drive somewhere for... More 

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

Dear judyputudy, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am so glad to hear the service was exceptional, as we take great pride in ensuring our guests satisfaction during their stay with us. I am also glad you were able to take advantage of some of the great dining options within walking distance... More 

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Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown

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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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown Hotel Durham
Durham Marriott
Durham Courtyard
Courtyard Durham Duke University
Hotel Style:
#26 Business Hotel in Durham

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