Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club welcomes summer guests with new “staycation” deal and seasonal menu
The luxury Durham hotel’s award-winning Fairview Dining Room, top-ranked golf course, indoor pool and fitness center are ready to welcome locals and travelers
DURHAM, N.C., May 26, 2021 – Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the AAA Four Diamond luxury inn and golf club located on the campus of Duke University, is welcoming summer travelers with a “Suite Stay” promotion, offering guests a third night free when they book two nights in a luxury suite. In addition, the Fairview Dining Room has introduced its latest seasonal menu from Executive Chef Jason Cunningham featuring bright flavors and locally sourced ingredients. Visitors can enjoy fresh, thoughtfully crafted food and drinks in the dining room or outside on the property’s expansive patio, with views of the Duke University Golf Course and Duke Forest.
“After a challenging year, we are eager to offer travelers a refreshing change of scenery and a venue to enjoy incredible food, play a round of golf or simply to soak up the warm weather on our beautiful grounds,” said Julie Barrow, area director of sales and marketing, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. “Whether you’re a North Carolina resident or visiting from somewhere else, we are thrilled to safely welcome you to our property for a relaxing staycation, dinner date or refreshing drink overlooking the beautiful golf course.”
The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club has reintroduced many of its amenities while keeping safety measures in place as the top priority for guests and employees. The Fairview Dining Room, which has come to define Durham fine dining with its regional American specialties and impeccable service, is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a traditional Afternoon Tea (reservations required). The latest seasonal menu includes seared scallops with a cauliflower mousse, citrus fennel salad and port-truffle vinaigrette, and a grilled Niman Ranch pork chop with a blueberry chile glaze, succotash and braised collards. The Bull Durham Bar is the perfect spot for an after dinner drink in a relaxed, convivial atmosphere.
Golf Digest, GolfWeek and Golf Magazine have celebrated the pristine fairways of Duke University Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. located on property. Whether a golf professional, enthusiast or beginner, guests can arrange a group or private lesson with an experienced team of PGA professionals. General Manager and PGA Director of Golf Ed Ibarguen, one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America, is also available for lessons. Guests can take advantage of the great weather on the scenic 3.1-mile Al Buehler Trail circling the property through Duke Forest.
The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club recently reopened its heated indoor swimming pool and fitness center, which hotel guests can access during their stay. To redeem the Suite Stay promotion at the Washington Duke Inn, please call 919.490.0999 or book online.
To learn more about The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the Fairview Dining Room and Bull Durham Bar, or to review career opportunities, please visit www.washingtondukeinn.com.
About Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is a AAA Four Diamond hotel located on the campus of Duke University, only 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and ten minutes from Research Triangle Park. Nestled on 300 acres filled with tall pines and hardwoods, the Inn is known for its delicious cuisine in the Fairview Dining Room, winner of the AAA Four Diamond Restaurant Award and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Favorite amenities include the Bull Durham Bar and the Robert Trent Jones-designed 18-hole championship Duke University golf course. Named one of U.S. News’ Top 15 Best Hotels in North Carolina, the Inn is set apart from other area hotels and conference centers by unparalleled service, a gracious staff and attention to detail.
For more information and reservations call (919) 490-0999 or (800) 443-3853 and visit washingtondukeinn.com. Follow Washington Duke Inn on Facebook at facebook.com/WashingtonDukeInn, Twitter at twitter.com/WashingtonDuke and Instagram at instagram.com/WashingtonDukeInn.