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The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club – a Luxury Hotel Near Duke University

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club welcomes guests to a tranquil retreat nestled on 300 acres of tall pines and hardwoods on the edge of the Duke Forest. Conveniently located on the campus of Duke University, the Inn is designed to reflect the quiet elegance of an English country estate. Spacious lodging, world-class golf and award-winning dining have made the Inn a standout destination among Duke University hotels. The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is also one of the top Durham hotels for meetings and special events, with an Executive Conference Center that accommodates up to 600 attendees. Brimming with rich traditions and warm intuitive service, after just one visit you’ll understand why our guests consider the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club their home away from home. For the same gracious welcome in a modern environment, please visit JB Duke Hotel across the street or at

We are asking our guests to wear face masks in all public areas of the hotel, unless actively eating or drinking. Based on recent trends and guidance, we are continuing to practice exceptionally effective health and safety initiatives while easing back into our standard services. Our housekeeping services still include some modifications, but rest assured that we have taken special care in cleaning and sanitizing guestrooms and public areas.

  • Once a guest has checked into their room, our staff will not enter the room for the duration of the guest’s visit, including daily housekeeping services.
  • Currently, we are limiting guest room housekeeping to requests only for service. If you are staying four days or more, we will provide complete service on the third morning.
  • Fresh towels and bath amenities will be delivered anytime to a guest’s door upon request – Dial 0 from your room phone or (919)490-0999 from outside your room.
  • Nightly turndown service is currently suspended.

We at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club know that many of our guests are in Durham to attend Duke sporting events. We would like to inform you that guests attending any games taking place at the Cameron Indoor Stadium will have to abide by their new COVID-19 protocols. Please review their complete policy information before heading to your event, it is available on We hope you enjoy your stay with us and any events you attend while you’re here in Durham!

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club welcomes guests of all abilities. Our building entrance, registration desk, elevator, rooms and suites are ADA compliant under the Department of Justice ADA Title III Regulation 28 CFR Part 36, 1991. For more information about accessible and non-accessible features, please see our Accessibility Statement.