DAYS INN DUKE UNIVERSITY

3460 Hillsborough Rd., Durham, NC 27705 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
2.0 Star Convention Center Hotel in Durham County
36.01994-78.94745
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 67 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 11.9%!
  • 99 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Duke UniversityDuke GardensDuke Medical CentreDuke ChapelBennett Place State Historic SiteMuseum of Life and ScienceNorth Carolina School of Science & MathematicsDurham Performing Arts CenterDuke Medical centerNational

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 215 verified reviews

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72
Fair

Fair Hotel. Easily accessible by car. Good furniture. Friendly service. Fair breakfast prices.

“Staff was very accommodating” “Front desk superb”

Friendliest Service In City
Best Reception In City

Good to know

  • New rooms

    “New microwave” “New tubs”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Old towel bar” “Horrible plumbing”

  • Good furniture

    “New carpet” “New furniture”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fridge did not work” “Microwave didn't work”

Review highlights

Food

100/100
18 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits” “Healthy foods”

Location

93/100
30 reviews

Great location with good access by car.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

90/100
98 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Pool

88/100
21 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Breakfast

74/100
48 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Room

53/100
133 reviews

Clean enough rooms, decent A/C, and acceptable beds. Dirty bathroom. Roomy, modern rooms with great furniture and TV's. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “BLINDS IN THE WINDOWS ALL TORN UP”

WiFi

43/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

Ranked top 57% by families, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Clean hotel”

  • Good furniture

    “New carpet” “New furniture”

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits”

  • Delicious food

    “Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits”

Review highlights

Food

100/100
8 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits” “Healthy foods”

Location

93/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

91/100
27 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Pool

90/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Breakfast

78/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Room

53/100
35 reviews

Rooms acceptably clean, but needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms. Rooms are like new, with plenty of space and pleasant furniture.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “BLINDS IN THE WINDOWS ALL TORN UP”

Ranked top 41% by couples, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Great pool

    “Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool”

  • Great location

    “Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university”

  • New rooms

    “New microwave” “New tubs”

  • Great reception

    “Front desk superb” “Warm welcome”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

90/100
17 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Pool

85/100
4 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Breakfast

79/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Comfort

70/100
15 reviews

Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds. Spacious rooms.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Dirty sheets”

Room

59/100
22 reviews

Large, new, somewhat maintained rooms with standard beds. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Nice sized television” “Lots of hot water” “Conditioning unit worked well”

Ranked top 72% by business travelers, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fridge did not work” “Microwave didn't work”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Nice sized television” “Bed spread”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast”

  • Fantastic service

    “Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant”

Review highlights

Service

89/100
10 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Breakfast

70/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Comfort

60/100
7 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Dirty sheets”

Room

46/100
14 reviews

Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms. Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds.

“Sofa was damp” “BLINDS IN THE WINDOWS ALL TORN UP” “Horrible plumbing”

Good to know

  • New rooms

    “New microwave” “New tubs”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Old towel bar” “Horrible plumbing”

  • Good furniture

    “New carpet” “New furniture”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fridge did not work” “Microwave didn't work”

Review highlights

Food

100/100
18 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits” “Healthy foods”

Pool

96/100
21 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Location

93/100
30 reviews

Great location with good access by car.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

89/100
98 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Breakfast

74/100
48 reviews

Great and affordable breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Room

53/100
133 reviews

Clean enough rooms, decent A/C, and acceptable beds. Dirty bathroom. Roomy, modern rooms with great furniture and TV's. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Broken bath tub”

WiFi

43/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

Ranked top 47% by families, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Clean hotel”

  • Good furniture

    “New carpet” “New furniture”

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits”

  • Delicious food

    “Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits”

Review highlights

Food

100/100
8 reviews

Food is great, especially the desserts.

“Including yogurt” “Fresh biscuits” “Healthy foods”

Location

93/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

91/100
27 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Pool

88/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Breakfast

78/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Room

53/100
35 reviews

Rooms acceptably clean, but needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms. Rooms are like new, with plenty of space and pleasant furniture.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Broken bath tub”

Ranked top 33% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Great pool

    “Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool”

  • Great location

    “Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university”

  • New rooms

    “New microwave” “New tubs”

  • Great reception

    “Front desk superb” “Warm welcome”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Plenty of outlets” “Right near to the university” “Near the freeway”

Service

90/100
17 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Pool

88/100
4 reviews

Great pool.

“Large outdoor swimming pool” “Huge pool” “Pool was open”

Breakfast

79/100
11 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Comfort

70/100
15 reviews

Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds. Spacious rooms.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Dirty sheets”

Room

59/100
22 reviews

Large, new, somewhat maintained rooms with standard beds. Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Sofa was damp”

Ranked top 68% by business travelers, with a score of 70

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Fridge did not work” “Microwave didn't work”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Nice sized television” “Bed spread”

  • Tasty breakfast

    “Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast”

  • Fantastic service

    “Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant”

Review highlights

Service

89/100
10 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Front desk superb” “Owner was apologetic and pleasant” “Hotel Staff is excellent”

Breakfast

70/100
6 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Good hot breakfast” “Nice buffet breakfast” “Continental breakfast was very varied”

Comfort

60/100
7 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds.

“Nice sized television” “Conditioning unit worked well” “Linens clean”

Room

46/100
14 reviews

Dilapidated rooms and bathrooms. Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds.

“Sofa was damp” “BLINDS IN THE WINDOWS ALL TORN UP” “Horrible plumbing”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Days Inn Duke University

4.0 out of 5.Based on 67 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Hotel is newly renovated in 2015. Located right off the Interstate for easy excess. Clean and comfortable rooms with pillow top mattresses and granite counter tops. All rooms come with a refrigerator,microwave,coffee maker and 42' TV with Direct TV including 140 HD channels, HBO and Cinemax. Breakfast is also included. Smoking and Non Smoking rooms available Several restaurants and grocery store within walking distance.There is a very famous barbecue restaurant a block away, Shanghai Chinese restaurant across the hotel and a Cracker Barrell restaurant on the same exit.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:11:00
Year of Last Renovation:2015
Floors:2
Rooms:99
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:55
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:0
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1
Meeting Space:2500 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 175 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool, up to 8 ft with attached kiddie poolopen 7am to 9pm seasonally
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
1 week (7days) PRIOR TO DATE OF ARRIVAL FOR GROUP RESERVATIONS.4PM FOR INDIVIDUAL RESERVATIONS
Nightly Parking:0.00
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:13.75%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$25.00 per pet per day.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • 24 hours room service
  • 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 - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

RDU 15 MILES FROM DAYS INN

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

FREE HOT/COLD BREAKFAST BARSAUSAGE LINKSBISCUITS & SAUSAGE GRAVYWAFFLESEGG OMELETS FROSTED FLAKES/CORN FLAKESRAISIN BRAN/FRUIT LOOPSOATMEAL/GRITSYOGURTWHITE & WHEAT BREAD MUFFINSCINNAMON ROLLSCOFFEE/HOT TEA (REG&DECAF)MILK/APPLE & ORANGE JUICE

About Days Inn

  • Friendly hospitality services and the best value for your budget
  • Free Daybreak Breakfast featuring healthy, nutritious options in select locations
  • Free in-room tea, coffee, and high-speed internet access
  • Daily USA TODAY newspaper based on location
  • Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public spaces

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