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Durham Marriott City Center

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New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Great rooms, great staff and service. Our room was clean and well maintained. The bathroom is a little small and has no exhaust fan but not a deal breaker. The hotel restaurant is part of the lobby and barely screened off and so is the bar. Great fitness center but no pool.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments you’ve shared on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us here at the Durham Marriott City Center. Your feedback motivates us to optimize our focus to ensure memorable moments and personal service in our Hotel. Our Great Room Concept is in motion, which will add...

New Bern, NC
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Kevin greeted us warmly when we arrived, several hours early. Got us right in and also told us we got free wifi due to being Marriott Reward members. The room was spotless! Loved the breakfast menu in the room for ordering room service and you can't beat the price for a pot of coffee and the early 6am delivery was...

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

Dear Guest, It has been a pleasure taking care of you and your family during your stay with us at the Durham Marriott City Center. The growth we’ve experienced over the years is because of Guest like you, who faithfully support us. We appreciate your trust, and loyalty in us and we’ll do our best to continue to give you...

Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Spent two nights at this hotel during an ice storm that hit Durham in January. Overall a very pleasant experience. One note - two of the three treadmills had no audio to the TVs. As I ask on lots of Marriott properties - Why would you spend $250K on a fitness center and not spend $10/hour 1 hour a day...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Durham Marriott City Center through Tripadvisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a pleasant experience while staying with us. Your feedback regarding our fitness center will be shared with the team for improvement. Thank you and we hope to serve you again whenever your...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed here over Christmas 2013 and found it a lovely and pleasant place to stay in Durham. The Bellman was especially helpful to my Father-in-Law, offering to move his car as he had parked in the wrong spot. The staf were helpful, patient and knowledgable. We were steps from a nice French brunch, as well as several restaurants and...

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay with us over the Christmas Holidays in 2013. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank you again for your...

Nags Head, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Stayed last night, 1/2/15 for an event at the Durham Armory. The Bellman helped us cart our display across the street to the event. The front desk was helpful. The restaurant had a great breakfast. Everything was well done and the facility was immaculate. Thanks for a great experience.

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

Dear guest, We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us here at the Durham Marriott City Center. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. As a valued guest your feedback will be shared with...

New Rochelle, New York
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Arrived on Friday and left Monday morning - we were visiting friends in the Mebane area. Great restaurants within walking distance. Valet parking is inexpensive and convenient. WiFi did not work even though we were given a free access code. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Altogether a nice stay.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad to hear that you had a nice stay. I will share your compliments on our staff with the team. Hope to see you soon and Happy Holidays!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I stay at this hotel at least 3 - 4 times a year and I always find the staff helpful and welcoming. The location is this hotels best feature - its in the city centre and close to a good selection of places to eat etc. The rooms are clean and tidy and a good size but the hotel is...

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

Dear guest, We are glad to hear your compliments on our staff, location and the cleanliness of our rooms. However We are very sorry that our current appearance is not what you like to see from us. We strive to maintain the highest standards, not only in service, but also with regards to maintaining the overall look and feel of...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Can't beat the location, situated in city center of Durham. The hotel is typical Marriott: larger building, standard rooms, lobby restaurant/bar, etc. Rooms are comfortable and clean. But the high point is the central location. Be sure to ask the staff for recommendations on local dining. They know what you're looking for, and are sure to get you to the...

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

Dear guest, We are happy to hear that you would stay with us again as you enjoyed our location, amenities, comfortable and clean rooms and knowledgeable staff. Please come back to see us any time, we will again serve you brilliantly!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

The location was central to a lot of places but most were closed on Monday night... The hotel was clean and the staff was professional and attentive. I was very impressed with the bar tender he was very cool and must be an asset to the hotel since he has been there 14 years. Would stay there again if I...

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

Dear guest, We are so glad to hear that you had enjoyed our professional and attentive staff, cleanliness and the location. And most of all, Wayne, our bartender. I will definitely share all your great comments with our staff. Thank you so much and see you soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We Thanksgiving'ed in Durham and stayed downtown. Very quiet time given the holiday, but we found staff to be friendly and helpful. Restaurant had an abbreviated breakfast menu most of the week, but the buffet seemed plentiful when it was available. Concierge Lounge was not open all week, so if that's your thing be sure to call ahead to check....

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

Dear guest, We are so glad to hear that you had spent your Thanksgiving with us and we delivered great staff service so you could feel here home away from home. Please come back to see us, we will be here again for you and you family.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
2 Zero 1 Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 St, Durham, NC 27701-3211
Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Price Range: $187 - $269 (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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Also Known As:
Durham Marriott City Hotel Durham
Marriott Durham
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Durham
#12 Family Hotel in Durham
#19 Business Hotel in Durham
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“Ask for quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles rochelleforster, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“further down the hall”
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“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
“Do not let the bellhops call taxi for you!”
 of 5 bubbles cssnoopy, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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