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    The University Inn

    502 Elf St, Durham, NC 27705
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    • Excellent34%
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    1 - 5 of 85 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Very clean and spacious room. Personnel were friendly and nice. Exterior was not as updated as the rooms were. We were very satisfied with accommodations, size of rooms, shuttle, and amenities provided.

    Thank Rod R
    Reviewed June 8, 2017

    Just returned yesterday from a 2 night stay at University Inn while undergoing tests at Duke Eye Center. We were so pleased with the location and the cleanliness of our room. It appeared to have been recently renovated. Bed was very comfortable. Continental breakfast included...More

    Thank 2bjw
    Response from UniversityInnDuke, Manager at The University InnResponded June 20, 2017

    We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you soon!

    Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

    We are back again at the only hotel we would stay in white my husband gets treatment at Duke hospital! The staff is so Great! They know us well & always greet us like family visiting. Shuttle runs all day from 8-9pm. Other hotels cut...More

    Thank Mary C
    Response from UniversityInnDuke, Manager at The University InnResponded June 20, 2017

    Thanks Mary! Its always good to see you and John, we hope y'all are doing well!

    Reviewed May 31, 2017

    We have been coming here for years because it is next to the hotel and is always spotlessly clean. The staff knows us by name and is always friendly and helpful. We love the shuttle to the hospital and the free coffee in the lobby!

    Thank grandmagail935
    Response from UniversityInnDuke, Manager at The University InnResponded June 20, 2017

    Hi Gail! Thanks for the great review- see ya soon!

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    Five minutes from Duke's campus- if you're so inclined, you could walk there. The hotel is very simple but very suitable. Accommodating staff- they helped with restaurant recommendations for the busy graduation weekend. Very comfortable and clean room. I would stay there again, for sure.

    1  Thank davisbetsy
    Response from UniversityInnDuke, Manager at The University InnResponded June 20, 2017

    Hi Betsy! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and congrats to the graduate!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $98 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    • Durham
    • Also Known As
    • University Inn At Duke Hotel Durham
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    ctrlweeks
    March 21, 2017|
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    Response from UniversityInnDuke | Property representative |
    Hi Ctrlweeks! Our hotel shuttle runs Monday thru Friday 7am to 9pm in a three mile radius of the hotel. This does include the DPAC! Thanks, University Inn
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    Luvtigg
    March 18, 2017|
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    Response from UniversityInnDuke | Property representative |
    Hi Luvtigg! We do not have a fitness center on the property. There is a great jogging trail nearby- Duke's Al Beuhler trail or we can recommend a fitness club nearby to fit your needs. Thanks- University Inn
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    Robert C
    November 14, 2015|
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    Response from UniversityInnDuke | Property representative |
    Hi Robert! Typically it is not a problem to extend your stay and keep your same room. We recommend that you inform the front desk of any changes to your length of stay as soon as you can. We hope this helps!
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    "Request if you need handicap accessible - our room did not have rails in the bathroom."
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    "We always book a suite- my husband loves the recliner!"
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    "Call ahead and schedule your stay. They have limited rooms. The suites are amazing and for only 90$ for one..."
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    "If noise bothers you, ask to be some distance away from the washer and dryer."
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