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4.0 out of 5

"Very clean. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful and the beds are amazing! " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 08 Mar 2022

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Hotel Description

Hotel near Duke University in Durham

City center stay

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this Durham hotel, you'll find Duke University and Northgate Mall. Ninth Street and Duke Homestead are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free buffet breakfast, free self parking, and a free area shuttle. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's an outdoor pool on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also offered.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Comm, Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$123* Per night/room Dec 18 - Dec 19

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Comm, Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Mobil Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Holiday Inn Express Durham, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Durham, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (4) Couples (1) Family (3)
5 out of 5

Posted by , from Charlotte on Jul 20, 2022

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5 out of 5
Very clean. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiful and the beds are amazing!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2022

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5 out of 5
friendly stall and very helpful

Posted by , from IRMO on Dec 14, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 15, 2021 by Kevin

Dear John, thank you for your recent stay and for your 5 out of 5 review! Your support is truly valued and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon!

1 out of 5

Posted by , from IRVINE on Oct 20, 2021

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5 out of 5
The breakfast could be better. Eggs and bacon skimply done. Little more variety far as fruit

Posted by on Jul 8, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 9, 2021 by Kevin

Thank you for your recent stay and for your feedback. Your support is truly valued and we thank you for sharing this experience. We look forward to your future travels!

3 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 14, 2021 by Kevin

Thank you for your recent stay and for your feedback. I sincerely apologize that we were not able to meet or exceed expectations during your travels. We hope to better accommodate you in the future.

1 out of 5
Carpet was filthy, rooms in need of repair. Breakfast area small Staff was nice

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 26, 2020 by Kevin

Thank you for your recent stay and for your honest feedback. I sincerely apologize that we were not able to meet or exceed your expectations during your travels. I can assure you these issues are not typical of our hotel and I am truly sorry for this experience. We hope to have the opportunity to provide better accommodations in the future.

4 out of 5
Liked the location, close to Duke Hospital. Really pretty clean, good breakfast. Nice friendly helpful staff. We will definitely stay here again.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 2, 2019 by rr

Thank you! Safe travels!

3 out of 5

Needs attention

Positives: good clean room, convenient location, decent breakfast. Negatives: slow sink drain (front desk gave me a plunger to correct the problem); no onsite fitness center; no newspapers on the weekend (no newspaper vending machines either) was told to "go down the street" to purchase one; mold in bathroom; noisy interstate traffic

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012

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4 out of 5

Breakfast was great and staff very helpful

Pros: Free breakfast, Free Internet, Quiet
Card readers for the door sometimes did not work. The staff was there right away to open the door, but still anoying.

Posted by , from Detroit, MI, USA on Nov 7, 2012

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About the Holiday Inn Express Durham, an IHG Hotel

Location 2516 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. You'll find a business center on site. Free breakfast is served. An outdoor pool, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Durham, an IHG Hotel. Self parking is free. This Durham hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 79 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Durham Station (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Durham, an IHG Hotel offers 79 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 50 per stay
  • Weight limit: 50 lbs
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • DURHAM Holiday Inn Express
  • Holiday Inn Express DURHAM
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel DURHAM
  • Holiday Inn Express Durham Hotel
  • Durham Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express Durham Hotel Durham
  • Holiday Inn Durham

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.