Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

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3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham, NC 27705
1 (888) 271-2681Edit info
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This 5-story hotel has 271 rooms and is located in Durham on the Duke University campus. It underwent a full renovation and expansion in 2005. Dining options at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club include ... Read more
a full-service AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant and a bar/lounge that offers cocktails and light fare. Also located on site are an indoor pool, a health club, and a fitness facility. This property has a business center and offers 20 meeting rooms, a grand ballroom with seating for up to 600 attendees or guests, and audio visual equipment. High speed internet access and guest parking are complimentary. Air conditioned rooms also include Keurig coffee makers, desks, electronic/magnetic keys, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios.

Amenities

Bar
Swimming Pool
Fitness Center
Spa Services
Free WiFi
Internet Access
Free Parking
Laundry Services
Business Center
Meeting Rooms
Airport Transfer
Childcare
Pets Allowed
Air conditioning
Room Service

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Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, USA

Head here to run on the Buehler Trail that circles the golf course for a pleasant 5k+ through the trees, with some hills worked in, then go the the hotel bar for a refreshing drink.

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New York City, New York State, USA

This hotel has an old southern and serious vibe to it. The rooms are modestly sized but very nicely decorated.

Dining room is very nice and large and well laid out. One side of the dining room is slightly elevated which is a nice touch if you are not seated along the windows. You will still have a nice view of the grounds from your table. The one negative I found about the dining room is that the table cloths did not appear to be pressed or well pressed. It's not something I usually look for but when it's not done or done less than well at a nice place like this, it's really noticeable. Other than that, the service is superb.

I loved walking the gardens. It's a large area and there's plenty to see. The water lilies are a must as is the asian themed garden just a short walk away to which you'll get to by crossing a criss-cross asian bridge. I was told the plant/flower varieties change throughout the year based on what's in blooming season.

There are also beautiful terraces for seating and taking in the surroundings. The hotel is off a main road so you will need a car to get anywhere outside of the hotel grounds.

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The Washington Duke Inn is definitely a classy hotel. To start with, the grounds and golf course are gorgeous. Very serene. I probably felt most at home in the Bull Durham Bar, which has an English pub feel to it. I didn’t eat in the formal restaurant, but the food looked good and there’s some nice outdoor seating. The fitness center is a decent size for a hotel and the whole place fits nicely into the landscape, with good natural light and big windows in most common areas. The event spaces are elegant and I think it would be a great place for a wedding. The guest rooms are a bit small, unless you get a suite, but they are definitely nice and I love that they have Keurig coffee makers in every room. Overall, though, the place felt stuffy and cold to me, so I’m not sure it would be my first choice to stay here over some of the other options in the area.

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Wonderful place! Can walk from hotel to anyplace on the Duke campus.

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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
Dining & Drinks
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Golf course on site
  • Terrace
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Health club
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • In-room massage available
Transportation
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Free area shuttle
Parking
  • Free self parking
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Traveling with Children
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Pets
  • Maximum number of pets per room
  • Pets allowed
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • ATM/banking
  • Conference center
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
Bath
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
Bed
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
Media & Technology
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Free newspaper
Property Info
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  • Year Built
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

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