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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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February+

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March+

Saturday, March 2nd

:

Miami at Duke

Time Start:

4:00 PM

Time End:

6:00 PM

Description:

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

:

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.

More Information

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.

More Information

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

More Information

Location:

Presidents Ballroom

May+

Saturday, May 4

:

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 Dining Room and Bull Durham Bar

Sunday, May 12

:

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

:

Grilling on the Terrace

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

Join Executive Chef Jason Cunningham on the lower terrace as he presents his next rendition of "Grilling On The Terrace" highlighting techniques, recipes and dishes certain to please the palate and be recreated at home all summer long! Price is $95 per person with a discounted rate of $80 for Executive Club members, inclusive of spirits pairings. Space is limited, so please book your seat today!

Click here to register.

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

Location:

Terrace on the Green - Washington Duke Inn

June+

June 3 - June 9

:

Triangle Restaurant Week

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Join us in the Fairview Dining Room as we celebrate Triangle Restaurant Week! Enjoy a three-course lunch for $15 and a three-course dinner for $35. Make your reservation online today!

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Sunday, June 16

:

Father's Day

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Happy Father's Day!

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Wednesday, June 19

:

Wicked Weed Beer Dinner

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

Something a little Wicked is coming to the Fairview Dining Room on June 19. We are excited to partner with Wicked Weed for an all-out flavor fest featuring out-of-this-world beers straight from the brewery.

Wicked Weed believes craft beer is an expression of the people and it’s their belief in that notion that drives them to make beer for the people. They strive to brew what people want, but also what will allow them to experience something new.

And an experience is just what you will receive. Attendees will enjoy a tasty multi-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Jason Cunningham and our masterful culinary team, complemented with selections from Wicked Weed’s robust collection of beers. DO. NOT. MISS. THIS.

The Wicked Weed Beer Dinner is $65 per person and $55 for Executive Club members. For additional information, contact the Fairview Dining Room at 919.493.6699.

Register now!

Please note:

- This is a plated, preset menu. Please note any dietary restictions or food allergies for all members of your party when booking your reservation.

- Seating arrangments are pre-assigned. Please note any requests for seating preference when booking your reservation.

- This event will be held on the Fairview Patio, weather permitting

 

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

July+

Thursday, July 4

:

Independence Day

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Happy July 4th!

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August+

Monday, August 19 - Friday, August 23

:

Orientation Welcome Week

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Welcome Class of 2023!

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Wednesday, August 28

:

Hindsight Vineyards Dinner

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

Hindsight may be 20/20, but it was the vision of five individuals that birthed Hindsight Vineyards. Hailing from the epicenter of US winemaking country, the Napa Valley boutique wine producer prides itself on creating sustainable, world-class wine at a reasonable price. Hindsight's varietals embody bold, robust flavor — a signature of the Napa wine region. 

The Fairview Dining Room is excited to welcome Hindsight for an exceptional evening of wine and cuisine. Guests can expect an unparalleled dining experience, as Executive Chef Jason Cunningham's exquisite menu is sublimely paired with Hindsight’s phenomenal wines. Reserve your seat today!

Price is $99 per person and $89 for Executive Club members.

NOTE: This event will take place on the Fairview Patio, weather permitting. 

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

September+

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Monday, September 2

:

Labor Day

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Happy Labor Day!

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Saturday, September 7

:

NCAT at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the NC A&T Aggies at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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October+

Tuesday, October 1

:

Fall Menu Showcase

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

 

Join us as Executive Chef Jason Cunningham presents an array of composed plates highlighting the best of the Fairview Dining Room's fall menu. Enjoy multiple courses of locally sourced, farm fresh dishes paired perfectly with wine selections. The price is $85 per person with a discounted rate of $70 for Executive Club members, inclusive of wine pairings. Space is limited, so please reserve your seat today!


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Saturday, October 5

:

Pittsburgh at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Pittsburgh Panthers at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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Saturday, October 12

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Georgia Tech at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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October 25-October 27

:

Duke Family Weekend

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Welcome Duke Families!

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November+

Saturday, November 9

:

Notre Dame at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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Saturday, November 16

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Syracuse at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Syracuse Orange at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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Saturday, November 30

:

Miami at Duke

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The Duke Blue Devils take on the Miami Hurricanes at Wallace Wade Stadium. Join us in the Bull Durham Bar for all the pre-game action! Go Duke!

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December+

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