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The University Inn

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Pemberton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed stayed 2 different times as I was having medical procedures done at the hospital. We chose this hospital for the price and convenience to it. Over all the rooms were decent for the price and breakfast was ok. I would not, however, recommend staying here. At least not if you are relying on the shuttle... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I agree with previous reviews concerning cleanliness & no frills... But it is adequate & SO convenient! I didn't want any more driving. It's better than my last stay in NJ at a Crowne Plaza, and the medical rate is a relief.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went back to Duke after 5 years of graduating to attend the annual reunion in 2015 and wanted to stay in a safe and convenient location which is close to campus. University Inn provided just that - the free shuttle to and from the prime locations within campus was extremely convenient and safe. University Inn provides chauffered shuttle service... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a conference with some friends and was not awed by it. It is in a great location though so that is a plus. It is just a very dated hotel that could use some renovations. However, it was clean and provided me a space to sleep. I wouldn't really count on the breakfast to feed you... More 

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Columbia, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

This hotel is in a good location if you need to be near Duke University Hospital. The outside of the hotel is very dated. The rooms are spacious, and clean. There are not enough sleeping pillows provided (2). Instead there are 4 massive square pillows better suited for sitting up in bed. The 3 towels provided were very small and... More 

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

A clean sleep with the main positive being the proximity to Duke University Hospital. The rooms are old but well kept. There is a minimal breakfast-a complimentary shuttle that is very convenient. Doesn't appear to be very secure in the nighttime hours.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We stayed here during a visit to Duke with our teenager. Super clean, parking available, perfect price, and continental breakfast. The best offering is that they have a shuttle that will take you anywhere you want to go, and pick you up from anywhere you are to take you back to the hotel. We did not use the service, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very near Duke University. It is actually within the campus. Therefore, location wise, it is number 1 if you do not have a car and want to visit Duke U. The price we paid was about 100 a day. A very basic room with basic facility. They do not have business centre or laundry room. All you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The University Inn is a great place to stay if you want to stay on a budget. They are very clean, friendly staff, and a short walk to Duke. They also have a free shuttle to take you within three miles of the hotel. We were staying at the Brookwood Inn which is next door 90 percent of our visits... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was quiet and clean; staff was extraordinarily friendly. They left a sweet congratulatory note, at my request, for my child - who was the reason we took the trip to begin with. Room was very spacious and was grateful for the amenities available to make the stay even more cost effective.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The University Inn at Duke is across the street from Duke University Medical Center Hospital and the Durham Regional Veterans Administration Hospital. We are walking distance to the Duke Medical Pavilion, Duke Cancer Center, Duke Ambulatory Center, Duke Eye Clinic, Duke University, Duke University Medical School, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke Gardens, Duke Chapel, Duke East Campus and Duke West Campuses. All of our rooms are extra large and include a microwave, refrigerator, and free WIFI. We have a complimentary Shuttle bus for the Duke campus and medical center that runs Monday thru Friday 7am to 9pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The University Inn

Address: 502 Elf St, Durham, NC 27705
Location: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $93 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The University Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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University Inn At Duke Hotel Durham
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