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The Washington Duke Inn - One of the Premier Duke University Hotels

Known for its beautifully manicured grounds, stately golf course views and luxury accommodations, the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is an unrivaled destination among hotels in Durham. Recipient of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond award for 14 consecutive years, our storied hotel enjoys a prime setting on the Duke University campus, and is located two miles from downtown Durham, 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 15 minutes from the world-renowned Research Triangle Park.

Amid 300 acres of tall pines and rolling countryside, we offer guests a serene retreat far removed from the hectic pace of everyday life. Our luxurious hotel features 271 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, the Robert Trent Jones-designed 18-hole championship Duke University Golf Club, award-winning dining and exceptional meeting facilities for groups both intimate and grand. Meander along our three-mile hiking trail through the Duke Forest. Unwind after a day of sightseeing with a dip in the indoor pool, or keep up with your daily workouts in our fully-equipped fitness center. From the moment you enter our doors, you will experience the legacy of Southern hospitality that has become synonymous with the Duke name.

The Inn is a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection and the Fairview Dining Room boasts the honor of being one of only two AAA Four Diamond, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rated restaurants in the state of North Carolina.

The Inn has been recognized with numerous other industry awards including: Successful Meeting Magazine’s Pinnacle Award and Golfweek’s Top Ten Golf Courses in North Carolina.

Reserve your room today or contact a Reservations Agent at 919.490.0999 to begin planning your next visit to one of the best Duke University hotels.