Aloft Durham Downtown

345 Blackwell St., Durham, NC 27517 United States (USA) near Exit 177a on I-85 (~1.7mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
35.993363-78.903945
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 203 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 43.0%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 134 rooms
  • 6 floors in hotel
  • Check in time: 03:00pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

American Tobacco Historic District, DPAC, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, North Carolina Central University, Duke University

Verified Reviews of Aloft Durham Downtown

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Easy check in and check out. Clean. Only stayed over night.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 22 to Sat Mar 23 2019 at a $109.94 average nightly rate.
"Easy check in, funky vibe."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Easy check in. Nice quiet room. Only stayed one nite, in area for concer at DPAC, which was literally next door. Would stay again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Feb-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Feb 04 to Tue Feb 05 2019 at a $126.65 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 203 guest reviews

Property Description

arrive & explore: what's nearbyCelebrate your style at Aloft Durham Downtown, a hip new hotel with easy access to the American Tobacco Historic District's offices, shops, and restaurants. We offer a great location for enjoying the area's universities, arts centers, and sports venues.stay & play: public spacesMeet & mingle with friends at our w xyz(SM) bar, grab a sweet, savory, or healthy snack from re:fuel by Aloft(SM), our 24/7 pantry, or play in our re:mix(SM) lounge. Plus, you can always stay connected with free hotel-wide wired and wireless High Speed Internet Access!rest & refresh: Aloft roomsBreeze into one of our Aloft rooms, featuring our ultra-comfortable signature bed, walk-in shower, custom amenities by Bliss® Spa, and more. Our plug & play connectivity station charges all your electronics and links to the 42” LCD TV to maximize work and play.

Green Sustainability

yes, make a green choice, 250 SPG points or $5.00 voucher for food and beverage (excluding alcohol) if you choose not to have your room serviced

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00pm
Check Out: 12:00noon
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 6
Rooms: 134
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 134
Handicap Rooms: 9
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4705 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 90 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5:00pm-1:00am
Pool Info:
6:00am-10:00pm, outdoor heated pool
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours prior to 3:00p,
Nightly Parking: 10
Total Taxes: 13.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.50%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.50%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.50%
Parking Fee: 10.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 21.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 21.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)No shuttle, taxi one way $30.00

Local Shuttle Info: N/A

Breakfast Information

Breakfast average $7.00

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary throughout the hotel, 100 up 100 down

About aloft

  • Stylish, boutique hotels
  • W XYZ bar offers unique, signature cocktails
  • Extra large windows and 9-foot ceilings
  • In-room magazines, safe, platform bed and LCD flat-panel TV's
  • Bliss Spa bath products and walk-in showers with large showerheads
  • Free wired and wireless high-speed internet in all guest rooms
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Many plug outlets

The aloft highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Aloft Durham Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Aloft Durham Downtown.

Feel free to use the Aloft Durham Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Durham event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet 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
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Tactic A&B 50 x 31 x 10 155080/90506537443710/8100751
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Tactic A&B

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1550 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 31 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
6
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$750.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1000.00 USD
tactic A 25 x 28 x 10 700--/------16------/--5014--
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tactic A

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
700 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 28 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    tactic A & B 50 x 35 x 10 1580--/------4032----/--7564--
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    tactic A & B

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    1580 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    50 x 35 x 10 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      tactic B 35 x 25 x 10 875--/------2218----/--4018--
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      tactic B

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      875 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      35 x 25 x 10 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available

        FAQs about Aloft Durham Downtown

        What time is check in?

        Check in time is 03:00pm 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 12:00noon 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 Aloft Durham Downtown have?

        There are 134 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

        Is there any meeting space at Aloft Durham Downtown?

        Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

        What kind of breakfast is at Aloft Durham Downtown?

        Breakfast average $7.00

        How much does internet cost?

        Complimentary throughout the hotel, 100 up 100 down

        Is there a gym at Aloft Durham Downtown?

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

        Is there a pool at Aloft Durham Downtown?

        Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 6:00am-10:00pm, outdoor heated pool.

        Testimonials:

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        "I found this site by surfing the web. As I have to book rooms for other school functions. I will definately use you again as well as reccommend you to others. Thank you so much." M.T. - Florida Panhandle

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