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Holiday Inn Express Durham

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77 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel= Spotless Breakfast= Fresh and Amazing Pet Policy= Total family visit Guest service personnel= Priceless! We absolutely enjoyed our visit in this hotel! Very quiet, great shower, and clean and updated! Now, the real star is their front desk person by the name of Maria! Rare is the chance of meeting someone who loves what they do! Her patience and... More 

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Thank H20T
Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star rating of our hotel and staff! We love to hear that your entire family had a wonderful stay at our hotel, and that Maria was the icing on the cake to your amazing stay. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Durham! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights. The staff was so friendly, offered delicious recommendations on dining, the breakfast was great. The room wasn't comfortable because of humidity and the a/c unit. Our showers flooded the room with humidity, there didn't seem to be adequate ventilation, and the a/c seemed unable to handle that. So, the room temperature wasn't comfortable. We stayed... More 

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Thank Julia W
Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you Juliafor taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to hear that our staff exceeded your expectations for customer service, and that you enjoyed our delicious breakfast in the morning. We apologize that your room felt humid. We appreciate your feedback and are having our maintenance team look into the problem. Thank you for letting us... More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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208 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

There was nothing fancy about this hotel but this hotel was really clean, fresh smelling and the staff was super helpful and friendly. This year my wife and I are season ticket holders for DPAC musicals / plays and Charlotte Hornets games so we got a Holiday Inn credit card so we can get points towards free and lower priced... More 

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We love to hear that you had a great stay with us in Durham. We are happy to hear this will be your home away from home! See you soon! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express - Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Beds were very comfortable, rooms were quiet,staff was friendly and food was very fresh at breakfast. The only compliant I have is there was not enough parking. I had to park at a nearby business during my stay.

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Thank stacielw
Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star rating of our hotel and staff! We love to hear that you enjoyed our great location and delicious breakfast. We apologize for the lack of parking on the night of your stay. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Durham! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham... More 

Winder, GA
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here before, several years back. The hotel is in good shape. Staff are great. We had issues at check in that were quickly resolved. Breakfast was good. Lots of selection and very fresh. Hot items, including turkey sausage and fresh pancakes, along with cold items like yogurt and cereals.

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you Edith for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to hear that you chose to stay with us again, and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Durham! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

Chelsea, United States
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed her for 4 nights while our son attended camp at Duke University. It is a nice hotel that is convenient to everything in Durham. We could access Duke and downtown Durham in 5-10 minutes. The room was nice with a mini-fridge and comfortable bed. The breakfast each morning was a nice bonus. We visited the pool once but... More 

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you Bethany for sharing your stay on TripAdvisor! We love to hear that you enjoyed our hotel location near Duke University, comfortable rooms, and delicious breakfast. We look forward to the next time we see you! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The hotel has a great location near the heart of Durham. The front desk staff was very friendly and willing to help. The morning breakfast was enough to get us on our way and the rooms were very clean.

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star rating of our hotel and staff! We love to hear that you enjoyed our great location and clean rooms. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Durham! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

the desk clerk greeted us was helpful and friendly, room was ready clean and everything works. Easy parking, easy to find close to freeways, and VA Medical Center and Duke University as well. Our room is quite. Breakfast is available in the morning.

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed our quiet rooms and great location. We love to offer our guests a convenient hotel near Duke University with great customer service. We hope to see you again soon! Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

San Diego, California
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This Holiday Express was exceptional. Great breakfast and they had a snack table always filled with snack packages and fruit. The front desk personnel was friendly and always asking if they could do anything for us. The room was spacious and super clean, quiet and comfortable. Good air conditioning and comfortable beds. We would stay there again for sure if... More 

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review on TripAdvisor! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, and we hope you have the chance to visit Durham again soon. Regards, Rebecca Ramey eCommerce Marketing Manager Holiday Inn Express Durham Daly Seven, Inc. More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Confusion at check-in. Room not ready, substitute not finished, but Front Desk staff were incredible in remedying the situation. Eventual room was small, with desk, chair and one armchair; sink was inside bathroom, safety handle on tub at tap end. Another HI that changes breakfast time on weekends from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. even though guests are on the... More 

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Rebecca R, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Durham, responded to this review

Dear WANGELA70, Thank you for the five star rating of our hotel and staff! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We apologize for the error with your check in, but we are glad we could accommodate you in the end. As an early bird, I too can sympathize with the frustration over later breakfast hours that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an ideal location near I-85 and the Durham Freeway, the Holiday Inn Express(R) Durham hotel offers the utmost in comfort and convenience for your next trip. Use the free Wi-Fi access to keep in touch with home and the office, and the Business Center offers all the tools you need to make a dazzling presentation. We also offer free taxi service to Duke University Medical Center. In the morning, we serve up a free, hot breakfast buffet, featuring both hot and cold items. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Durham

Address: 2516 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27705-3307
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $125 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Durham 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
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