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Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown

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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms are clean and modern. Noise proofing in hotel is very poor. You can hear everything above you and if you have a room facing the courtyard it can be very loud with people at pool and hot tub. The hotel is also right off the freeway so you can clearly hear the freeway. I had put a do not... More 

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Eric L, Front Office Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We will use your comments as a tool for training. More 

Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for 9 days. It was a good location for my meetings. The room was clean and well furnished. House keeping kept the room tidy throughout my stay. The lobby is a good place to catch with friends and for meetings. If you are looking for a convenient location while in Durham then try this hotel.... More 

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Eric L, Front Office Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Warm regards, More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Selected this hotel because it provides an hourly shuttle to Duke University and we were attending an event there. Upon arrival, found that the shuttle service ends at 9pm, so we could take the 6 pm shuttle to the event, but had to find other transport back. Bummer... Awoke the next morning to find a poor coffee maker, one cardboard... More 

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"poor morning" Thanks for your response and feedback. If your travels happen to bring you back to Durham just coordinate with the front desk we do have some local cab companies that we dispatch out to pick up guest and they are fair in price. We do also offer more coffee and cups at the desk if you may need... More 

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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a preferred property for my company so I stay here often. They are consistent, clean, and the staff is very customer service focused. Keep in mind I'm there often so the hotel is familiar to me and the staff know me.

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"Good Stay" Thanks for your response and feedback and filling out this survey. We appreciate you choosing to stay at our property when your travels bring you to the Durham area. We hope you continue to choose to stay with us here at the Courtyard Durham near Duke University. Thanks Eric Liles Front Desk Supervisor More 

Florence, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at Duke for needed medical appointments that necessitated an overnight stay. We wanted a reputable chain that provided a free shuttle to and from the clinics as well. The Hotel accommodated our wish for a quiet room by placing us on the 4th floor so that no one was overhead. The front desk staff were universally helpful and... More 

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"People Make All the Difference" Thanks for your response and feedback.We really appreciate you pointing out the great staff that we have here on property. We pride ourselves in hiring people that are motivated and are the best of the best. We hope if your travels happen to bring you back to the Durham area that you would choose to... More 

Booneville, Mississippi
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for business purpose with three co-workers, each of us came away saying we would not stay here again. Rooms were small, and dated. There on business expecting breakfast at 6:30, at 6:45 on Monday they were still trying to get set up! Did not even give it a chance after that. While the group sat in the dining area... More 

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"Missed the mark" Thanks for your feedback and response of your last visit here at the Courtyard Durham. We apologize for your recent stay here with us being very disappointing. I have passed this on to the appropriate department heads to make this an isolated issue. We hope if you and your colleagues travels bring you back to Durham that... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to stay, good employees, location is very close to Duke and NCCU. Also 20 minutes from Chapel Hill. Close to Durham bulls stadium and there is a little stretch of restaurants and bars 10 minutes away. Free parking, pool is nice and clean. Gym is small but it has everything you need for a decent workout. Area does... More 

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"very close to Duke University" Thanks for your response and feedback. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay while here in Durham at the Courtyard. We hope if your travels happen to bring you back to the Durham area that you will choose to stay here with us at the Courtyard. Thanks Eric Liles Front Desk Supervisor More 

Littleton, Colorado
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was comfortable with queen beds. Small work out area was great. It was nice to have a small restaurant in the hotel. There were small reasonable restaurants within walking distance an Urgent Care Center next to the hotel. Friendly staff.

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"Great location next to Duke. Quiet area with easy access to the highway." Thanks for your response and feedback. We appreciate your kind words and staying here with us at the Courtyard Durham. We hope if your travels bring you back to the Durham area that you would choose to stay with us here at the Courtyard. Thanks Eric Liles... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The worst Courtyard I've ever stayed in my life. We arrived 11 pm on a Sunday. Needed to sign a form I've never ever seen at a Marriott property that we couldn't have any parties, that while music blasting in the lobby. The card readers on the side doors worked about 50% of the time. Wanted to wash clothes in... More 

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Eric L, Front Office Manager at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do apologize that your stay did not meet your expectations. I have addressed the issues with appropriate staff to assure another guest does not share a similar experience. Warm regards, More 

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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located right off I 85. The hotel is quite large with an exceptionally nice pool, spa, and an outdoor seating area with a fire pit. There is a restaurant. We had two adjoining rooms. The sofa bed was a bit small. There was a shopping center next door with restaurants. We chose the Mexican restaurant and its... More 

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Eric L, Front Desk Supervisor at Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, responded to this review

"Last night of a 12 Night Road Trip" Thanks for your response and feedback during your stay with us here at the Courtyard Durham. We value your opinion and feedback and are greatly appreciative of your positive responses about our property and staff. If your travels happen to bring you back to the Durham area we hope you choose to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown

Address: 1815 Front St, Durham, NC 27705-2512
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $95 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Durham Duke University/Downtown Hotel Durham
Durham Courtyard
Durham Marriott
Courtyard Durham Duke University
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