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University Inn at Duke

2.0 of 5 502 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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evington, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stay here when we have an appointment at the Med Center. Super nice and friendly staff. The rooms are very large, super clean, and roomy with recliners and couches. They also have micros and fridges, which is a great plus!!!! But one of the outstanding features is complementary shuttle service to the Med Center from morning to evening. Like... More 

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Williamsburg, VA
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This hotel is one block from Duke Hospital. Rooms are very clean, the hotel is quiet, and the medical rate is very reasonable. I have stayed there several times since September 2014 while my husband was being treated for his illness. Most of the guests at the hotel are there for the same reason. You can walk to the medical... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I stayed here one night for a family member visit to Duke Cancer Center. They have cheaper rates for Duke or VA patients. The parking area is pretty tight but they have free parking and will shuttle you to Duke and other locations close by. The desk folks were nice and helpful. The room I had was clean and the... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We needed to stay near to Duke University Hospital. Most choices were several miles away. We were keeping our 3 year old grand daughter, so with the support equipment needed to keep her entertained this complicated the parking issue. We were pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms and the shuttle made parking a non-issue. Rooms were clean and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is a low budget option for anyone who has to stay on the Duke Campus/Medical Site: There is a free shuttle within a 3 mile radius, complimentary breakfast (cereal, coffee, danish), and free wifi. Rooms and beds are quite big but of course it doesn't really match the pompous buildings at Duke.

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Dallas, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The location is ideal if you are having to go to Duke Medical. You can walk to the north hospital or they have a little shuttle bus. I never waited more then 5 minutes for shuttle and they were very nice. Its much easier to take shuttle then to park at Duke. Rooms are clean. Breakfast is a simple cold... More 

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Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The location to Duke University is awesome! The hotel is exceptionally clean! The rooms are really large! There is a fridge and microwave! Now the cons and for me this is a big one, customer service is awful and nonexistent! The receptionist does not acknowledge your presence at all. Not a hello, welcome, how are you doing- nothing. She did... More 

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Bridgeton, North Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. The staff was awesome and the shuttle service was was fantastic.I would recommend this hotel to anyone that asked. The rooms were VERY CLEAN and the bed was comfortable, The shuttle service took us to get some supper and then picked us up after we ate. Now that is what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my mom while my dad was having surgery @ DUMC. Clean comfortable spacious rooms. Older decor ...but I wasn't looking for the Ritz...just a shower and bed. Staff was friendly and helpful. Overall a great experience. 1 con....TINY parking lot.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Nice large room with comfortable furniture & bed. Close to all Duke medical facilities as well as the campus. An especially excellent value if you have a medical referral. Breakfast was nothing special but it was adequate.

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Address: 502 Elf Street, Durham, NC 27705
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
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Hotel Class:2 star — University Inn at Duke 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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