Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown

1816 Hillandale Rd., Durham, NC 27705 United States (USA) near Exit 174a on I-85 (~0.1mi)
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2.5 Star Property
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4.0/5

Based on 526 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool ready for use
  • Free breakfast
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 134 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Hotel has 15 suites
  • Check-in: 3pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Local attractions

Within few miles we have Durham Downtown, Carolina Theater, Cameroon Indoor Stadium, Duke Hospitals and Centers; VA Medical Center; Northgate Mall with a Movie Theater; Variety of Places to Eat, and also across the street we have Italian Pomodoro, Mexican, Chinese, Greek to name a few ; Bright-Leaf Square plaza; Duke Gardens; Hillandale Public Golf Course; Duke University-campuses; and many more things to do such as Durham Performance Arts Shows where big groups like Broadway has performed; Convention Center, and lots of Bar/Lounges to unwind / wine / dine

Verified reviews of Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked in recently:
"Very Comfy & Quiet"
Overall score4.0/ 5
Very comfortable bed and quiet.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jan-2024 Verified review, stayed from Thu Jan 11 to Fri Jan 12 2024 at a $116.03 average nightly rate.
"Lovely setting, accessible, comfy, clean, quiet."
Overall score5.0/ 5
I had a most pleasant stay. Easy check in, great service, very nice quiet room. Close to everything! I will come back. Thank you!
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Sep-2023 Verified review, stayed from Tue Sep 05 to Fri Sep 08 2023 at a $138.32 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 17-Sep-2023:
Dear Guest,Thank you so much for 5/5. Thank you for completing online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay, we hope to see you again soon!Sincerely,Prerna DesaiGeneral Manager
"Great Place to Stay"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Great stay, friendly staff, easy check in and nice breakfast. Would stay again.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Aug-2023 Verified review, stayed from Fri Aug 04 to Sun Aug 06 2023 at a $139.99 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Service!"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Dustin and the rest of the staff were very accommodating and pleasant.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Jun-2023 Verified review, stayed from Sun Jun 25 to Tue Jun 27 2023 at a $133.99 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 06-Jul-2023:
Dear Guest,Thank you for sharing your feedback on HotelPlanner.com regarding your recent stay at our hotel.Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for staying with us; we hope to see you again soon!Sincerely,Prerna DesaiGeneral Manager
"Very Accommodating Staff"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Dustin and the rest of the staff were very pleasant, helpful and caring.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Jun-2023 Verified review, stayed from Mon Jun 26 to Tue Jun 27 2023 at a $141.99 average nightly rate.
"Convenient location with highway access and comfy rooms."
Overall score3.0/ 5
Comfortable room and layout. Convenient location with highway access.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Jun-2023 Verified review, stayed from Fri Jun 16 to Sun Jun 18 2023 at a $147.49 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 29-Jun-2023:
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Hotelplanner.com regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for staying with us; we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Prerna Desai General Manager
"Nice Hotel & Very Nice Breakfast"
Overall score4.0/ 5
Helpful and friendly staff. Very nice breakfast choices. Nice clean rooms.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-May-2023 Verified review, stayed from Tue May 23 to Wed May 24 2023 at a $139.99 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 01-Jun-2023:
Dear Guest,Thank you for sharing your feedback on Hotelplanner.com regarding your recent stay at our hotel.Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for staying with us; we hope to see you again soon!Sincerely,Prerna DesaiGeneral Manager
"Clean, Comfortable, Good Price"
Overall score4.0/ 5
Good price, clean and comfortable rooms and friendly service.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 room(s)), from US flag
04-Apr-2023 Verified review, stayed from Fri Mar 31 to Sat Apr 01 2023 at a $184.99 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 08-Apr-2023:
Dear Guest,Thank you for taking the time to complete an online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay, we hope to see you again soon!Sincerely,Prerna Desai
"Very Clean & Quiet Hotel"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Very clean and quiet. Great stay!
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Feb-2023 Verified review, stayed from Fri Jan 27 to Sun Jan 29 2023 at a $120.60 average nightly rate.
Response from management on 08-Apr-2023:
Dear Guest,Thank you for taking the time to online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay, we hope to see you again soon!Sincerely,Prerna Desai
4.0 out of 5. Based on 526 guest reviews

Property description

Comfort Inn Medical Park is now Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University – Downtown upgraded hotel, same great service!With a stay at Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University-Downtown in Durham, you'll be close to Duke University, Duke Hospitals, and VA Hospital. In addition, you will be within a 10 minute drive of such fun places as Duke Garden, Durham downtown, Cameron Indoor stadium and Durham Bulls Athletic Park.Conveniently located off Interstate 85, our leisure hotel in Durham gives you easy access to other local sites, activities and attractions, some of which include:Duke Regional HospitalCarolina TheaterDurham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)North Carolina Central UniversityEno River State ParkUNC Chapel HillResearch Triangle Park (RTP)We cater to both vacationing tourists and business travelers alike with complimentary services and amenities like a fitness center, business center, and free transportation to area hospitals and: Free WiFiSeasonal outdoor poolMeeting spaceFree parkingYour trip to Durham begins with our free hot deluxe breakfast offering everything from eggs, waffles and meats to healthy options like yogurt and fresh fruits.All of our clean, comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms feature a coffee maker and hair dryer, along with premium bedding and an iron and ironing board. Rooms also include refrigerators and microwaves. Whether you're traveling for leisure or business, alone or with your kids, our Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University-Downtown hotel offers accommodations for every type of travel. Get rested, set, go—book a room today!

Green sustainability

We have reuse towel tent cards in bathroom, and recently introduced Q Shower tags from choice for Quality Inn brand

Details / Other expenses

Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 11am
Year of last renovation: 2018
Floors: 5
Rooms: 134
Corridors: All rooms have interior hallways
Non-smoking rooms: 134
Rooms with disabled access: 7
Suites: 15
Room windows: Windows don't open
Cleaning frequency: Daily
Meeting rooms: 1 View spaces
Meeting space: 1000 sq. feet
Event space: Holds 25 people
Dist. to food/bars: 0.3 Miles
Dist. to a 24hr restaurant: 2.0 Miles
Dist. to the nearest gym: 3.0 Miles
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Outside PoolHours of operation 9am-9pm.Seasonal
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm day of arrival
Nightly parking: 0.00
Typical group deposit: 50%
Total taxes: 13.50%
Total misc. fees: £0.00 GBP
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.50%
City Tax: 6.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Voicemail

Airport & shuttle information

RDU International Airport is located approx. 30 minutes from Comfort Inn Medical Park. A quick ride from Interstate 85 to Interstate 40. Taxi cost is approx. $35 one way.

Local shuttle info: Complimentary drop off and pick up from Duke University Hospitals and VA Hospital, Monday thru Friday starts at 6;30 am until 7:30 pm.

Breakfast information

A complimentary deluxe hot breakfast buffet is served daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Hot Breakfast with the choice of Waffles, Fruit juices & Fruits, Eggs, Bacon / Sausage, Biscuits, Cold/Hot Cereal, Breads/Bagels and Fresh Hot Coffee with Tea for a Perfect Morning Start!

Pet friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry but pets are not allowed.

Parking information

Free Parking

Internet/Wi-Fi

Free

About Comfort Inns

  • Hot breakfast items with two waffle flavors, meat, and eggs
  • Free high-speed internet access and daily newspaper
  • Flat-panel TV's in each room
  • Pool and/or exercise facilities available based on location
  • Spacious seating areas in the lobby

The Comfort Inns highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Comfort Inn Medical Park Inn, Hampton Inn Durham, Comfort Inn Medical Park

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group quotes and the best individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 23.0% in March 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $179 in the month of May 2024. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting rooms and event rooms at Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown

Below are the meeting, conference and event spaces at Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown.

Feel free to use the Comfort Inn & Suites Duke University Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help with your event planning. HotelPlanner specialises in Durham event planning for hotel rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, as well as negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting room name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sq ft)
Event
5'/6
Event space layout
Crescent
Crescent tables layout
Classroom
Classroom meeting layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow square table layout
U-shape
U-shape meeting layout
Boardroom
Boardroom meeting space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention booth layout
Theatre
Theatre layout
Reception
Reception desk for meetings
Regist.
desk
Registration desk for meetings
Meeting Room 400 x 200 x 10 600--/----25202020--/--353525
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Meeting Room

Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
600 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
400 x 200 x 10 Ft
Floor level:
1
Power outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
No
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
No
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
The Duke Room 20 x 20 x 10 400--/----28--11----/--4210--
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The Duke Room

Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
400 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
20 x 20 x 10 Ft
Floor level:
Is there natural light?
No
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
No
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
No
Amenities available

    FAQs about Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University

    What time is check in?

    Check in time is 3pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

    What time is check out?

    Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

    How many rooms does Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University have?

    There are 134 rooms in the property.

    Is there any meeting space at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

    What kind of breakfast is at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    A complimentary deluxe hot breakfast buffet is served daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Hot Breakfast with the choice of Waffles, Fruit juices & Fruits, Eggs, Bacon / Sausage, Biscuits, Cold/Hot Cereal, Breads/Bagels and Fresh Hot Coffee with Tea for a Perfect Morning Start!

    What parking is available at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Free Parking

    How much does internet cost?

    Free

    Can I get a AAA rate at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1 King Bed - Free WiFi Hair Dryer Desk Pay For View Movies

    Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior AARP Rate Age 60 or Older 1 King Bed - Free WiFi Hair Dryer Desk Pay For View Movies

    Is there a gym at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

    Is there a pool at Comfort Inn & Suites Durham Near Duke University?

    Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outside PoolHours of operation 9am-9pm.Seasonal.

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