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Durham Marriott City Center

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I was having a business meeting. Adem from Tunisia showed a very tallented service and assistance skills . My colleague and I felt the warmth and the real hospitality in his tone of voice and smilling face. That was for a business purpose. I wonder how would it be for leissure purposes i can`t wait to taste that amazing feeling...

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Michael M, General Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Malek A, Thank you for taking the time to leave such amazing feedback about Adem and your recent stay here with us at Durham Marriott City Center. It is always great to be able to share feedback like this with the team especially when a staff member is recognized by their name. Adem is a extremely talented and valued...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel has the most professional customer service employee. Friendly and focused on clients. Antonio, customer service associates delivers outstanding service . The General Manager is visible and available

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Michael M, General Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such positive feedback about your recent stay here with us at Durham Marriott City Center. Your feedback is very important to us, as it lets us know what we are doing fantastic at and what we as a team can improve at. Your comment will be shared...

Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Hotel room was very clean and had been upgraded to that newish "modern" look that I've seen at other Marriotts. I did not encounter any problems with the renovations and noise as others have reported, but we were there the night before Thanksgiving and all was pretty quiet. This was the first time I've encountered the "M Lounge," which is...

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Michael M, General Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Friedpixie, Thank you very much for leaving such great feedback about your recent stay here with us at Durham Marriott City Center! We are very pleased that you were able to have such a great "Quick and Happy visit" with us. Our staff takes great pride in making sure we are doing everything possible to ensure our guests have...

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Where do I begin? First, when I booked this hotel, I was never informed that the hotel was under construction. Arriving to a lobby that was partially covered in plastic was surprising. We were told when we checked in that there would be construction noise. This information might have been helpful before our arrival. .The first night I wanted to...

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Michael M, General Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear RP1128, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave feedback about your stay with us. We are truly sorry for your negative overall experience here with us due to the renovation taking place and other multiple issues during your stay. I can assure you that I will share your feedback with my entire team to make sure...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great hotel and location! Close to restaurants, bars and highways. Great bar and food internally along with friendly and most accommodating staff! A+ hotel and will always stay there when traveling to Durham.

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback and giving us a perfect score on Trip advisor! I am so excited to share your kind words with our staff. Our service and taking care of our guests is our number priority. Please come back soon! Sincerely, Kevin Griffin

West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I would choose a different hotel until the construction is completed. We came for a wedding and all of the out of town guests stayed at this hotel. There is renovation and noise in the lobby during the day. The gym is being renovated so need to go to another one nearby. Our room was near the elevator on the...

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience at the Durham Marriott City Center. I am very sorry to hear that your stay was not 100 percent satisfactory. Yes, we are currently undergoing a major renovation to our lobby and restaurant areas. It is going to be absolutely beautiful when it is finished sometime...

Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our stay. The hotel gave us a quiet corner room (as requested) and everything was clean and tidy. There were some renovations going on down in the lobby, but it did not affect us. Check in was friendly, staff was courteous, and the valet parking gentlemen were nice as well. The bedding was high end and...

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for giving us a perfect score on Trip Advisor! Your kind feedback about our staff is fantastic. We take such great pride in our staff service here, it really is a joy to hear these comments and share them with my team. I am also very happy you had the pleasure of enjoying one...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good location but under considerable construction. Only one elevator was working for long period of time. I would not recommend this hotel until the construction is completed. As a Platinum Member, very disappointed with my stay here.

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us your feedback and posting on Trip Advisor. I am sorry that your stay with us was not what you were anticipating with the renovation. We always strive to maintain the highest standards. Unfortunately, this sometimes requires essential renovations in our guest areas. These renovations will be done very soon and will truly be...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Do yourself a favor and find another hotel. We were in town for a wedding and renovations were ongoing at the hotel. The front desk was using a coffee table and a couple side tables to place their computers and accessories which severely hampered check in times and key reprogramming. My key would work once and then need to be...

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was not what you anticipated. I have shared with my staff the number of issues you experienced over the course of your stay. I am sorry it wasn’t an ideal stay with us but I...

Crozet, Virginia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice and clean. Very friendly staff and accommodating. Valet parking. Room was rather small but a nice corner unit with a great king bed. I am a Marriott member so I always stay in one of there hotels, Great location. I used points which comes in handy.

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Kevin_T_Griffin, Front Office Manager at Durham Marriott City Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit a 4 Star review on Trip Advisor! I have shared all the nice comments with my staff and we are thrilled you had a excellent stay. I love the corner room units as well, fantastic views of downtown Durham. I hope you decide to come stay with us again so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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2 Zero 1 Restaurant
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Durham Marriott City Center. Situated downtown, you'll love how the hotel and the city seamlessly blend the modern and the historic. The Durham Marriott City Center is connected to the 44,000 square foot Durham Convention Center and adjacent to the beautifully restored Carolina Theatre. Minutes away from Duke University, Duke Hospitals, and North Carolina Central University, this modern hotel compliments the heritage and classic architecture found throughout the city. Designed for both the business traveler and family vacationer, our comfortable accommodations and outstanding Marriott service ensure a memorable and productive visit. The Durham Marriott City Center is known for its helpful and knowledgeable staff that will ensure you get the most from your stay. Rooms at the hotel include Marriot's luxurious revived bedding package accompanied by high-definition flat screen televisions. Guests on the concierge level enjoy the added benefit of the concierge lounge serving appetizers and snacks Sunday evening through Friday morning. All guests appreciate the state of the art fitness center highlighted by eight units with 17 inch TV screens. Dining options include the 2 zero 1 restaurant with continental American dining and a casual atmosphere. The 2 zero 1 lounge offers nightly specials and a relaxed setting. So what are you waiting for? Book your room today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durham Marriott City Center

Address: 201 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701
Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $223 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Durham Marriott City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Durham Marriott City Hotel Durham
Marriott Durham
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#12 Family Hotel in Durham
#12 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#19 Business Hotel in Durham
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“Since the rooms are upgraded, any room would be a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles AmparoAlexandra, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles rochelleforster, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“further down the hall”
 of 5 bubbles orlandovisitor, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“King room is better appointed than double”
 of 5 bubbles jswATL, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a desk, do not get a corner room. Halls are noisy, so pick a room where lots of people will not be walking by your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 29Lorenzo, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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