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Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5400 US Highway 70 W, Durham, NC 27705
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have stayed here in the past a few times. The first time I was surprised that a small motel like this was maintained so well and the staff was very friendly. I admit it has been a few years since my last stay, and the first since it seems it was bought out by the parent company Magnuson. When... More

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Maspalomas, Spain
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72 reviews 72 reviews
6 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

It is very clean, spotless I would say, this is probably the first thing I look at when deciding if I want to stay in a hotel room, and trust me, the owner of this place really did an outstanding job. The rooms are also nicely decorated, basically as nicely as you would have your own bedroom, with nice soft,... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I've been staying here for many many years. I like that its really quiet and the surroundings are peaceful. In the past couple of stays though it seems to be heading toward failure. I think we were the only ones staying in the hotel one of the nights we were there. The facility is older but the rooms are clean.... More

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Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This motel was excellent ! The owners were exceptional . Convience was great. Close to everything. Duke, chapel hill, Raleigh ,meban and hillsborough were all so easy to access from all the major hays.& interstates. Rooms were clean. Location was very quaint & quiet. The pool was great too. It closed shortly after we arrived for the winter. All in... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2010

Not what I expected, but it suited us for a 2 night stay when visiting Duke. Less than 10 minutes to Duke. The staff looked after us well, especially my wife who drinks decaff coffee, she got a fresh pot to herself each morning. Ignore the directions when you use a GPS or online maps, there is direct access to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

We have stayed at this hotel at least five times over the past few years. Everything has been very satisfactory until our last stay. When we first went in I noticed a lot of crumbs under the table-no big deal housekeeping could have been rushed. Had to meet family, came back in time to watch Duke in play-offs. Pulled out... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

Easy on-off from I-40. Park-like setting. Just a short ride from great eating. Intimately close to Duke University and its lovely walking forest. This is a family owned motel, and the family went out of their way to make our stop restful and satisfying. Call them direct and talk to them about your needs. Ours were unusual and involved vehicle... More

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Hendersonville, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2009

We stayed for two nights for my visit to the Duke Clinics. Our room was just right--clean, pretty, very comfortable. Beds were yummy--so comfortable I slept like a baby. Staff and owners very friendly and helpful, particularly with driving directions and restaurant suggestions. Owner gave true above-and-beyond-the-call assistance when we accidentally left a good tweed jacket behind. She went to... More

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Reno, Nevada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2008

Don't let the older facade of this motel fool you. The rooms have been recently remodeled with appointments equal to much higher dollar hotels. Yes, the rooms are small and the bathroom small too (no less than many high end hotels), but the bed and furniture were every bit as nice as rooms costing more than twice as much. On... More

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Colorado Springs CO
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2008

I thought this hotel looked pretty nice for the money and I had my sister in law drive by and she said it looked pretty nice. But our first impression was that the room is small and the bathroom is even smaller. We had a king size bed the was comfortable even for someone who doesn't like regular spring mattresses.... More

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Also Known As:
Best Western Durham
Address: 5400 US Highway 70 W, Durham, NC 27705
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #50 of 67 hotels in Durham
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Hotel Class:2 star — Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel 2*
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