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Carol's Garden Inn

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2412 South Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
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Carol's Garden Inn
Ranked #5 of 10 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Portersville, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 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 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 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.

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Dupont, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

As a single woman who was totally new to the Durham area not only was I comfortable and safe, Carol was welcoming and a great source of information as I toured the area looking for a place to live. I recommend her B&B highly and would stay there again.

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Richmond, VA
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Beautiful bed and breakfast. Stepping into this home was like stepping into a well loved family home. I kept being drawn to all the photos and paintings on the walls, the interesting art work and furnishings, and the landscaping is beautiful as well! The room was very comfortable: the whirlpool tub was wonderful. There are many little touches that Carol... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This was a great find for us. The B&B was nice, super clean and in close to downtown. Carol was so nice and accommodating. I am gluten free and she fixed us a crustless quiche and rice flour biscuits! What a treat! The bed was comfy and room was spacious and cozy also. We will be back to Durham and... More

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Richmond, Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My daughter, niece and I stayed here in June and had such a nice time. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The grounds are beautiful- we enjoyed the last minutes of daylight on the swing next to the small pond where the frogs and lightening bugs were starting their song and dance. Breakfast was delicious and we were back on... More

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Durham, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Its a great spot for an outing- but beware- the owner views it first as her property and second as a place for you to have your party. Bathrooms are scalding. Grounds are nice, spacious and beautiful.

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CGIDurham_NC, Owner at Carol's Garden Inn, responded to this review

Since you said you stayed here in 2012 and only posted the review in 2013 (a year later) I have to question the review. I love sharing my property with others and having events here. It is a park like setting, which is great for causal events. Thanks for the recommendation for outdoor events. The bathroom is not air-conditioned, but... More

Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
75 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I stayed here for 2 nights in January while visiting Durham. I always enjoy staying in non-hotels and getting a feel for the actual town I am in. Staying here definitely gave me this! I was in a lovely room on the second floor. It had a double bed and a futon couch as well as a bathroom. It was... More

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Akron, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I booked a room in Carol's Garden Inn on a recent business trip and found the entire experience delightful. The room was perfect and the location easy to find. I thoroughly enjoyed my breakfast and look forward to my next visit. Great place and great value!

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Address: 2412 South Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
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