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University Inn at Duke

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502 Elf Street, Durham, NC 27705
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pendleton, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at University Inn and found it to be comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful! The shuttle service was a real plus! We would recommend it to anyone visiting the Duke University/Hospital area. Continental breakfast is limited.

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Troy, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent one night, already impressed with the size of the room and amenities included. Had two dbl beds, very large recliner, sofa bed, fridge (college size), microwave and teeny coffee maker. Nice to have a counter for the appliances. Wifi was seamless. Bathroom difficult to get into due to size of door and tight fit of toilet/bath area. Generous sink/closet... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

As mentioned elsewhere, the University Inn is not a typical hotel. I was in town on vacation but most folks here seemed involved with one of the many Duke hospitals. So it's not fancy, but my king bed room is one of the largest hotel rooms I've ever had. The washer and dryer were welcomed after a couple of weeks... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you have business at Duke University or the hospital for a couple of days this is a good place to stay. it is easy walking distance to the hospital so you won't have to worry about finding a place to park at the hospital. the hotel and rooms are clean. the bed was clean and comfortable. the staff are... More 

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Fayetteville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It is difficult to say how really important it has been for my wife and I to stay at University Inn at Duke. It is extremely close to all medical clinics and the hospital. This wonderful place has very large rooms with comfortable beds, and furniture. Every room has a micro fridge and a nice flat-screen television. The bathroom is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My wife and I stayed on night recently here while I was visiting Duke Medical Center. The hotel is vry close to the Duke facility and a complimentary shuttle runs all the time. We had a king room with fridge and microwave. The bed was very comfortable and the room was clean. Best of all the stay was only $83... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were in town from out of state to see a specialist at Duke. We were hoping for a shuttle to the hotel from the airport so that we wouldn't have to rent a car, but that isn't offered since the airport is 20 minutes from the hotel. If you call ahead, the hotel does have a cab driver who... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This was my second time I've stayed here for a medical appointment at Duke. My mom and I stayed for 4 nights. Like the last time, the rooms were spotless. All three shifts of the staff were friendly as they got to know me as I have insomnia and went outside at all hours of the night to go smoke.... More 

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owosso, mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Booked last minute as got an appointment at Duke last minute. My husband and I got the 2 double bed room so we could have our own beds so I could try to get a good nights sleep. The room was really big and very clean. The TV was good sized. We used the wifi for our phones which was... More 

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Understand before you book, that University Inn is a clean but very dated hotel about a block from the hospital. The rooms are large, untouched by a decorator since the 80's, small TV, a sitting area near the beds. The complimentary breakfast is limited-select from yogurt, cereal and little pastries (and coffee). I had to cut my stay short due... More 

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