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Stay & Play at our Luxury Hotel in Durham, NC

Whether you are enjoying a family vacation or looking for something to do between meetings, you’ll find it all at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. Our luxury Durham hotel is home to the Duke University championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, an indoor pool, miles of scenic walking trails and even a fully-equipped fitness center. So whether you are looking to stay active or simply unwind, we have an activity perfectly suited to your needs. 
 

Duke University Golf Club

The beautiful 18-hole championship Duke University Golf Club is the only Robert Trent Jones-designed course in the region. Redesigned by Jones’ son, Rees, in 1994 the course is considered one of the top ten golf courses in North Carolina. Site of the 2001 NCAA Men's Golf Championship, the course consistently receives top rankings from Golf Digest, GolfWeek, Golf Magazine and the Zagat Survey. Professional instruction is also available for group or private lessons.
 

 

 

Walk, Jog, Explore

When you need a breath of fresh air, find yourself along the Al Buehler Trail, a three-mile walking/jogging trail that meanders through the verdant Duke Forest and offers breathtaking views of the award-winning Duke Golf Course.
 

 

 

Fitness, Swimming and More

Stay on top of your workout routine in our fitness center, which is equipped with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength equipment including treadmills, elliptical trainers, recumbent bikes and weight machines. Enjoy a dip in our indoor pool and leave plenty of time to relax on our interior or exterior deck. If you are interested in tennis, basketball or outdoor swimming (during the summer), we also offer access to the adjacent Duke Faculty Club. The facilities at the nearby Duke Center for Living are also available to hotel guests for a daily fee.

Our convenient location on the campus of Duke University also puts you within arm’s reach of the area’s top attractions. Learn more about nearby things to do in Durham.
 

 



January+

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March+

Saturday, March 2nd

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Miami at Duke

Time Start:

4:00 PM

Time End:

6:00 PM

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Miami Hurricanes. Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room or drop by for all of the game action in the Bull Durham Bar.

Location:

Cameron Indoor Stadium

Tuesday, March 5th

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Wake Forest at Duke

Time Start:

7:00 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Duke Blue Devils take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room or drop by for all of the game action in the Bull Durham Bar.

Location:

Cameron Indoor Stadium

Thursday, March 21st

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Spring Menu Showcase

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

Join us as Executive Chef Jason Cunningham presents an array of composed plates highlighting the best of the Fairview Dining Room's spring menu. Enjoy multiple courses of locally sourced, farm fresh dishes paired perfectly with wine selections. Price is $85 per person with a discounted rate of $70 for Executive Club members, inclusive of wine pairings. Please note: this event will be held on the Fairview patio, weather permitting.

Please note: this event will be held on the Fairview patio, weather permitting.

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Location:

Fairview Dining Room

April+

Wednesday 3rd

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Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

History, tradition and excellence are descending upon the Fairview Dining Room for the next installment of our dining series as we welcome Joseph Phelps Vineyards. Since 1973, Joseph Phelps Vineyards has dedicated itself to producing wines of character, quality and significance. The family-owned and operated wine estate was founded on a former cattle ranch in Napa Valley and grew to be one of the most respected establishments in the California wine industry. Every wine in the Joseph Phelps portfolio is 100% estate-grown, overseen from grape to bottle by their dedicated winegrowing team. It’s that level of care and dedication that has garnered with vineyard awards for its wines, especially for its flagship wine, Insignia.

Guests can expect an unparalleled dining experience as Joseph Phelps wines are paired with Executive Chef Jason Cunningham’s exquisite menu. Reserve your seat today!

This dinner is $139 per person and $129 for Executive Club members.

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Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Sunday, April 21st

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Easter at the Inn

Time Start:

12:00 AM

Time End:

12:00 AM

Description:

Join us for a festive feast that would make the Easter Bunny proud. Our extravagant Easter buffet features an assortment of chilled seafood and salads, traditional hot entrees and side dishes, and a chef carving station with succulent roasted meats. Before you depart, hop over to our divine dessert display featuring seasonal sweets and treats. Celebrate the excitement of the season and bask in spring's bounty with your loved ones this Easter at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

Seatings available at Noon and 3pm

View our Easter menu

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Location:

Presidents Ballroom

May+

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Saturday, May 4

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Derby Day at the Inn

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Join us for Derby Day at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club! Savor Triple Crown cocktails and trophy-winning fare in Durham's most Derby-worthy atmosphere for pre-race, the "Run for the Roses" and post-victory revelry in the Fairview Dining Room and Bull Durham Bar. There will be door prize drawings for those who come decked out in their best Derby attire!

Derby Day Tea in the Fairview Dining Room   2:30-4:30pm
145th Kentucky Derby                                         TBD


Location:

Fairview Dinng Room and Bull Durham Bar

Sunday, May 12

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Duke Commencement

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

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Sunday, May 12

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Mother's Day

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Happy Mother's Day!

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Wednesday, May 22

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Grilling on the Terrace

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

Kick off summer grilling season with us on Terrace on the Green! Executive Chef Jason Cunningham fires up the grill for special cooking demonstration preparing items from the evening's four-course menu. The start of summer also means refreshing beverages. Our Grilling on the Terrance menu will be paired with seasonal cocktails. Seating is limited.

*Member price applies for up to two attendees per membership.

Location:

Terrace on the Green - Washington Duke Inn

Thursday, July 4

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Independence Day

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Happy July 4th!

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Monday, September 2

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Labor Day

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Happy Labor Day!

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