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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.
 

 

2020

January +

Tuesday, January 7

:

Winter 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 winter 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 register today!

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Saturday, January 11

:

Wake Forest at Duke

Time Start:

8pm

Time End:

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.

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Saturday, January 18

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Louisville at Duke

Time Start:

6pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Monday, January 20-Sunday, January 26

:

Triangle Restaurant Week

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Description:

Celebrate Triangle Restaurant Week at the Fairview Dining Room! Executive Chef Jason Cunningham will showcase a special three-course for lunch for $15 and dinner for $35 that includes appetizer, entrée and dessert. For reservations, go to OpenTable or call 919.493.6699.

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Tuesday, January 21

:

Miami at Duke

Time Start:

9pm

Time End:

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.

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Tuesday, January 28

:

Pittsburgh at Duke

Time Start:

9pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Wednesday, January 29

:

The Macallan Experience

Time Start:

6:45pm

Time End:

9:00pm

Description:

Back by popular demand, The Macallan Experience returns to the Fairview Dining Room!

Whether you are a Scotch whisky connoisseur or single malt novice, we invite you to join us as we explore this unique and savory one-of-a-kind dinner.

The Macallan Experience is an unforgettable evening of food and flavor. Learn why Macallan is a global leader in whisky production and enjoy an exquisite multi-course menu curated by Executive Chef Jason Cunningham highlighting The Macallan's finest selections.

The Macallan Experience is $129 per person and $119 for Executive Club members. Reserve your seat today!

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

February +

Monday, February 10

:

Florida State at Duke

Time Start:

7pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Friday, February 14

:

Valentine's Day at the Inn

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Description:

A romantic evening awaits you and your special someone this Valentine's Day in the Fairview Dining Room.  Intimate candlelit tables and elegant live music will create the perfect atmosphere for reconnecting and making special memories together. Start the evening with our sensational blue crab salad or pan seared diver scallop. Fall in love all over again as you enjoy norwegian steelhead salmon, skillet seared duck breast or grilled angus filet mignon. Tempt your sweet tooth and indulge in our delectable chocolate decadence for two or a divine mocha hazelnut cheesecake. We'll even send you home with chocolate dipped strawberries to savor with your sweetheart.

Three-course prix-fixe menu is $79 per person

Make your reservation today!

View our Valentine's Day menu.

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Saturday, February 15

:

Notre Dame at Duke

Time Start:

4pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Saturday, February 22

:

Virginia Tech at Duke

Time Start:

4pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Wednesday, February 26

:

Fisher Wine Dinner

Time Start:

6:45pm

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Description:

For more than four decades, the Fisher family has produced world-class wines in California's premier wine growing regions, Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Unable to make it to California to experience Fisher Vineyards? We have a seat available for you as Fisher wines comes to the Fairview Dining Room for an evening of family and flavor.

Enjoy a delightful multi-course menu crafted by the Fairview's culinary team as Duke Alum Rob Fisher guides guests through an enchanted evening exploring Fisher's fine wines and how winemaking became a family affair.

$109 per person. $99 for Executive Club members.

Reserve your seat today!

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

March +

Monday, March 2

:

NC State at Duke

Time Start:

7pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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Saturday, March 7

:

UNC at Duke

Time Start:

6pm

Time End:

Description:

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

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September +

Monday, September 28th

:

Grgich Hills Estates Wine Dinner at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

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Tuesday, September 29th

:

Grgich Hills Estates Wine Dinner at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

Location:


Wednesday, September 30th

:

Grgich Hills Estates Wine Dinner at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

Location:


October +

Monday, October 26th

:

St. Patrick's Day In October- Irish Whiskey at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Tuesday, October 27th

:

St. Patrick's Day In October- Irish Whiskey at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

Location:

Fairview Dining Room

Wednesday, October 28th

:

St. Patrick's Day In October- Irish Whiskey at the Fairview

Time Start:

6:45 PM

Time End:

9:00 PM

Description:

The Fairview presents night one of our 3-night September series featuring the culinary delights of Chef Cunningham paired to perfection! Make your reservation for the Fairview Dining Room.

Location:

Fairview Dining Room