I stayed at this hotel for one night. The staff were really nice and friendly. The room was lovely and the bed was very comfortable but there were two major problems. First the heating unit was ridiculously noisy. Without it on, the room was too cold, With it on, you couldn't sleep because of the noise. The second problem was the shower. The drain was not working fast enough while I tried to get the temperature warm enough for my shower and the hot water ran out before I was done washing my hair (this was NOT a long shower).
I got this room on a Priceline reservation so for the money it was good value but bad heating units are one of my pet peeves and this one was one of the worst.
I had breakfast at the buffet and the omelet was one of the better ones I have had at a buffet in quite a while. The fresh fruit was also excellent and the service was quite good.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Durham Marriott City Center. Situated downtown, you'll love how the hotel and the city seamlessly blend the modern and the historic. The Durham Marriott City Center is connected to the 44,000 square foot Durham Convention Center and adjacent to the beautifully restored Carolina Theatre. Minutes away from Duke University, Duke Hospitals, and North Carolina Central University, this modern hotel compliments the heritage and classic architecture found throughout the city. Designed for both the business traveler and family vacationer, our comfortable accommodations and outstanding Marriott service ensure a memorable and productive visit. The Durham Marriott City Center is known for its helpful and knowledgeable staff that will ensure you get the most from your stay. Rooms at the hotel include Marriot's luxurious revived bedding package accompanied by high-definition flat screen televisions. Guests on the concierge level enjoy the added benefit of the concierge lounge serving appetizers and snacks Sunday evening through Friday morning. All guests appreciate the state of the art fitness center highlighted by eight units with 17 inch TV screens. Dining options include the 2 zero 1 restaurant with continental American dining and a casual atmosphere. The 2 zero 1 lounge offers nightly specials and a relaxed setting. So what are you waiting for? Book your room today! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Durham Marriott City Hotel Durham
- Marriott Durham