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Home2 Suites by Hilton Durham Chapel Hill - Durham - Living room
Free Wi-Fi
Durham Marriott City Center - Durham - Bar
Durham Marriott City Center
8.3 Very Good
Air conditioning
Millennium Durham
6.5 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Holiday Inn Express Durham
8.3 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi
Unscripted Durham
7.4 Good
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
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Top tips for finding Durham hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Durham, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Durham in December and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Durham if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 26 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Durham hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Durham found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £97, while the most expensive was £116.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Durham for 1 day.
  • If you are staying in Durham because you are going to visit Duke University, which was opened in Durham in 1892, you could consider staying at one of the hotels in the vicinity. The 4-star JB Duke Hotel is located 1.74 miles away from Duke University with its sprawling campuses and historical buildings.
  • For visitors who would like to stay in the center of Durham, think about making a reservation at The Durham Hotel. This 4-star hotel is located right in the heart of Durham within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in the area and a 3-minute walk from Durham Train Station. As well as being in the city center, this hotel has a rooftop bar for guests where you can sit and look out over the city.
  • One of the main attractions of Durham is the American Tobacco Campus – this cluster of historical factories and warehouses, which was the home of the American Tobacco Company, once one of the biggest cigarette manufacturers in the world, has now been turned into an entertainment district. The 3-star Aloft Durham Downtown is 328 yards away from The American Tobacco Campus where you spend time eating and shopping or just enjoying a stroll through history.
  • Duke Gardens is another worthwhile attraction in Durham. If you would like to be near this 55-acre garden complete with its network of well-maintained paths and koi fish ponds, you could consider staying at the University Inn Durham Next To Duke University Medical Center. This 3-star hotel is just under a mile away from Duke Gardens, which is a mixture of landscaped and wooded gardens.
  • If you are traveling with kids and would like to do a bit of exploring in a forest, think about staying near the Eno River State Park. The 3-star Hilton Durham Near Duke University is a 10-minute drive away from the Eno River State Park, which covers over 4,000 acres of land and also has a long stretch of the Eno River running through it. This is a popular spot for canoeing and fishing and there are 24 miles of hiking trails where you can spend time looking out for the birds and animals that live in the park.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Durham

  • Which hotels in Durham, North Carolina have an airport shuttle?

    The 3-star DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham, which is a short drive away from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, offers free airport transfers for guests. Another option that offers free airport transfers is the 2-star Sleep Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport, which is just less than 3 miles away from the airport.

  • Which hotels in Durham, North Carolina include breakfast in the room price?

    La Quinta Inn & Suites University Area Chapel Hill is a 3-star hotel, 5 miles from the University, that provides a continental buffet breakfast included in the price of the room. Another 3-star option is the Quality Inn & Suites, which offers a continental breakfast with a choice of hot or cold dishes.

  • Which hotels in Durham, North Carolina have a fitness center?

    The 3-star Cambria Hotel & Suites Durham near Duke University has a fitness center with treadmills and free weights for use by guests. Another 3-star hotel with a fitness center as well as a swimming pool is the Hyatt Place Durham Southpoint.

  • Which hotels in Durham, North Carolina have onsite parking?

    The Red Roof Inn Durham Duke University Medical Center is a 2-star hotel that has free public parking onsite and you do not need to make a reservation. Another option with parking is the 3-star Millennium Durham which also has free public parking on site – reservation not necessary.

  • What are the best hotels near Duke University?

    Millennium Durham, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club and 21c Museum Hotel Durham are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Duke University.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Durham?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Durham for as cheap as £48 in the last 3 days. The average price is £157.

  • How much is a hotel in Durham for tonight?

    Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Durham for tonight found in the last 3 hours was £48. We also found 3-star hotels from £62 and 4-star hotels from £99.

  • How much is a hotel in Durham for this weekend?

    The cheapest hotel room in Durham for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for £57 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as £74 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from £93 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Durham?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Durham districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Durham city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Durham hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Durham that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Home2 Suites by Hilton Durham Chapel Hill, Hampton Inn & Suites Durham North I-85 and Millennium Durham.

Where to stay in Durham?

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