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Durham Marriott City Center

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have no huge complain about the hotel itself, but would want to warn other travelers of their taxi service, particularly from the bellhop. I'll expand more below. First for the hotel itself. I was here for a conference at the Durham convention center. The Marriott is connected to the convention center so it was very convenient. The hotel itself... More 

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your stay here with us at the Durham Marriott City Center. I am very happy you enjoyed out location of our hotel in Durham. I could not agree more, it is fantastic being able to walk to most places down town and especially if your’re attending a... More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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79 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Hotel was fine. For a Marriott it seemed fairly basic, not much to separate the hotel from any other hotel. Rooms were nice, but black out drapes didn't work very well as they don't close properly, so early sunshine came through. Lobby restaurant/bar seems like they are in need of some new furniture. Location was nice and convenient to most... More 

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Thank JohnG36
Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Durham Marriott City Center with us. The Durham Marriott City Center does have a great location that is convenient for all work and leisure actives in downtown Durham. I am very sorry our current appearance was not what you had anticipated. As you may have... More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We booked this hotel as it was steps away from the Carolina Theatre and were assigned Room 521. We knew the hotel was going through a renovation but it did not deter us. We arrived at the hotel at noon (check in was 4:00) and were surprised that there was no hesitation to present our room key as we had... More 

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us at the Durham Marriott City Center. Your feedback you have shared for the Tripadvisor readers is much appreciated. I am so happy were able to accommodate with your early check in. We make a point to always provide for our guest’s needs to the best of our ability. We are... More 

Newark, Delaware, United States
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Asked for king size bed got two small doubles, one chair two people, 4 hangers two people 4 days, two very small drawers, no safe, glass bathroom door one very early riser. The icing on the cake though is they make it look like you have to pay for the Internet . We eventually obtained a code but we had... More 

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are sorry to hear you didn't like the new rooms. Marriott’s new room concept is a mix modern sophistication to also offer an inviting space. I am very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please know that... More 

San Francisco, California
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is centrally located, and sorrou need by a alot of great earties. Please note that the hotel resturant is fabulous as well. My room was as clean as you would expect from a Marriott, the bed was exceedingly comfortable, the room was newly renovated, and the staff was supurb. The hotel has everything from a gym to a... More 

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your stay at our hotel. I'm glad that you found our location convenient. Were you able to explore the area? If not, you can visit us again and we are happy to share with you the must-visit attractions as well as some hidden treasures in the... More 

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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I stayed in this hotel during a scientific meeting in the adjacent Durham Convention Center. This is by far the best hotel experience I have had in the last year or so. Not only was the hotel room nice and clean, the staff was extremely helpful during the 4 day stay. One of my students had an issue with a... More 

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us here at the Durham Marriott City Center and for the time you've taking to share your feedback with our Tripadvisor readers. It is with great joy and content to read that you had the best Hotel experience at our Hotel. Our Team here work very hard to ensure rooms are clean, staff... More 

RIYADH
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Was there on the weekend of the Duke university graduation. Of course the hotel was full, as any other hotel in the area. Check in was fast and friendly, they even helped booking a taxi for the next day graduation event, an impossible task. Breakfast area was full but got our food in less than 10 min utes. Rooms were... More 

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you, Thank you for the 5 star review regarding your stay here at the Durham Marriott City Center. I am so glad to hear that your stay was so wonderful, especially during such a special occasion like Duke Graduation. Thank you for sharing and we hope to welcome you and your family back to the hotel in... More 

New York, NY
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Since AOC started my friends and family have been staying here. Central location. Right next to the Armory, Carolina Theatre, American Underground, Durham Arts Council building, Durham Performing Arts Center, Pinhook, Motorco, etc. Lots of places to eat like Dame's, Beyu, Parts & Labor etc. They are in the middle of a renovation but the restaurant in the hotel still... More 

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Thank mayj
Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with Tripadvisor readers regarding your stay here at the Durham Marriott City Center. Your 5 star review is very important to us and we are truly happy and grateful to have met and exceed your expectations. Our staff here loves reading how helpful they were throughout your stay and our restaurant Team... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed here for a couple of days for Moogfest 2016 and found this to be a great location.staff were very friendly.good sized bedrooms with all the usual amenities,including a great coffee machine.ice machine on each floor.very reasonable rate.the only minor quibbles were no safe and the Windows could do with a clean to appreciate the great views over the city.room... More 

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time out to post your feedback regarding your stay here at the Durham Marriott City Center on Tripadvisor. Our staff love reading these feedbacks and strive to continue exceeding all guest expectations. We are truly sorry that the windows did not offer you the visibility you expected to enjoy the wonderful view of... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It's pretty nice in general and is a good place to stay, but nothing amazing in terms of rooms or services. It's connected to the North Carolina Convention Center, and if you are going to an event there, the hotel is the perfect place to stay.

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Jahmed_Mills, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay here at the Durham Marriott City Center. We hope after we've completed our lobby renovation, that you'd give us another chance which offers a more amazing look and feel of our Hotel. Overall, we are happy that your stay went well and that you find that our Hotel is the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Durham Marriott City Center

Address: 201 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701-3211
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $168 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Durham Marriott City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Durham Marriott City Hotel Durham
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#12 Family Hotel in Durham
#12 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#19 Business Hotel in Durham
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