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Blooming Garden Inn and Holly House

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful stay at the Blooming Garden. The owners really go above and beyond to be helpful. Frank picked me up from the train station and gave me a little tour of Durham. He and his wife Dolly were very sweet to me the entire trip and made me feel right at home, which was great for me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Immaculate Victorian grounds and home. Hosts are sweethearts and tend to every need of the guests. Downtown location very convenient to all that Durham offers. Front porch is perfect. Every inch of the home is decorated from hosts' antiquing trips and life moments.

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Bunkyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I stayed at the Inn with my friend for a conference. Frank (the host) was extremely flexible with our packed schedule and made sure we had a nice breakfast every morning before going to the conference! He even took us on a tour of the city on the first day, and of Duke Garden on the last day. He was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Staying with Frank and Dolly is like being home. We were here for a conference. They provided nutritious breakfast and even offered us tours to the Duke campus and the Duke Garden. They also shared amazing stories of their historical home and their life journey. It has got great location, closer to downtown. I recommended anyone coming to Durham to... More 

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Atherton, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I just spent three nights at the Blooming Garden Inn and found it a wonderful oasis that swept me up in its charms and character. A restored Queen Anne home built near the end of the 19th century, the Blooming Garden Inn features a number of small, charismatic rooms on the first floor, as well as a few relatively spacious... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Owners, Frank and Dolly, offer so much more than other B&B's. It's a lovely place to stay for a get-a-way of any sorts. The perfect place for my solo 2-night business trip to Durham. Delicious food, wonderful conversation, and comfortable beds. Highly recommend for Durham guests or residents.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I stayed here while attending a conference in downtown Durham. It was a very pleasant alternative to the usual conference hotel. The owners are very nice and accommodating. They even drove me to the conference center one morning when it was raining! The food was also excellent. The owners take a lot of pride in their establishment.

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Gilbert, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We needed a central location between Virginia and South Carolina to celebrate 2016 New Years with some old friends. They had the downstairs room and we stayed in the upstairs Moroccan room. Blooming Garden was lovely in every way - Frank made us feel at home. Breakfast was delicious and included fresh squeezed juice, and fresh fruit. Beds were comfortable... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I would have never guessed such an enchanting home would be tucked away in Durham. We stayed with Frank and Dolly to catch the symphony, however were extremely pleased with the entire experience. The home has wonderful history. The grounds are pleasurable and well-kept. There are so many treasures to be found her, however, our favorite would most certainly be... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We spent one night at the Blooming Garden Inn on the recommendation of a relative who lives in the Raleigh-Durham area because it was convenient to Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, at which we were to attend a memorial service. The owners, Frank and Dolly, almost made us forget the sad occasion that brought us to Durham. Their company and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Blooming Garden Inn and Holly House

Address: 513 Holloway St, Durham, NC 27701-3457
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $152 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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