This boutique hotel in Durham is located next to Duke University Medical Center and one block from Regional VA Hospital. The inn offers a free transfer service to the hospital and spacious rooms. All guest rooms at the University Inn Duke include a microwave and refrigerator. Cable TV and free WiFi are also featured. Duke University Inn provides a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities are available on site. A free local area shuttle is offered Monday through Friday. Durham Bulls Athletic Park and Thomas Executive Conference Center are a 5-minute drive from the University Inn. Sarah P Duke Gardens is a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Private parking at the hotel


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
Number of guests
1 king bed
2 queen beds
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Durham
Select topics to read reviews:

See what guests loved the most:

  • Alphra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was good staff was friendly. Wheelchair accessibility was also great for my daughter as well.
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Close to Duke University Hospital. Got a call to see if I could move up my surgery at the hospital and was able to check out of hotel and check into the hospital within 15 minutes.
  • Xiaoying
    Clean and spacious room. Not far away from Duke University

Hotel area info

Amenities of University Inn Duke
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $8 per day.
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    University Inn Duke takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    Until 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Discover American Express University Inn Duke accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note the hotel provides a free transport to/from hospitals, clinics and other locations within a limited radius, between the hours of 07:00 - 21:00. Guests are kindly requested to contact the hotel for further details.

    One parking pass for one vehicle will be provided per reservation, passes for additional vehicles will have a cost of $8 per day.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about University Inn Duke

    • University Inn Duke is 2.4 miles from the center of Durham. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at University Inn Duke may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at University Inn Duke is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • University Inn Duke offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Room options at University Inn Duke include:

        • Double
        • Quad
        • Suite