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"Easy access to the eye clinic. Excellent parking. Very nice and professional staff. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 14 May 2022

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Duke University

In Durham

With a stay at this Durham hotel, you'll be steps from Durham VA Medical Center and a 5-minute walk from Duke University. Duke University Hospital and Sarah P. Duke Gardens are also within half a mile (1 km).

Round-the-clock service

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the laundry service. A fireplace in the lobby and luggage storage are also provided.

Single Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$126* Per night/room Feb 19 - Feb 20

Double Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Lodge at Duke Medical Center ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

Everyone (7) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Easy access to the eye clinic. Excellent parking. Very nice and professional staff.

Posted by , from Hampstead on May 14, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 16, 2022 by The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

We appreciate hearing all of these wonderful comments. We are glad that are team was a part of the reason your stay was great. We are happy that the hotel was conveniently located for your eye appointment. We hope to welcome you back the next time you are in the area.

5 out of 5

Posted by , from Charlotte on Jan 19, 2022

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3 out of 5
The lady at the desk that checked me in was not helpful what so ever! I had a $10 credit she never told me about and when I asked her if there was anywhere to get food around there she said no! I had to use google to see there was food 0.5 miles from hotel! The other ladies that worked there were great. Very nice and helpful. Wish they would of checked me in.

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 24, 2020 by GM

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to write. Please accept my apology for your experience at check-in. Our staff strives to provide knowledgeable and friendly service, and we clearly missed the mark. Please forgive us. It is feedback like yours which fosters improvement for future stays; for that reason, we hope to see you again. Sincerely, Paul Feddema General Manager

4 out of 5
When I got back from my fasting labs there were no options for food service. The shuttle is very helpful and efficient. The rooms spartan the water pressure great, excellent shower. Well located

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019

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4 out of 5
The room was clean and modern. I was checked in quickly but I was not told about breakfast or any amenities.

Posted by on Jul 6, 2019

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4 out of 5
My Dad was a patient at Duke Hoqspital. I live 45 minutes away, so I was 1 minute away, but able to rest. Quiet, very comfortable and clean.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019

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4 out of 5

Super convenient!

Pros: Location, location, location!
Cons: Use something other than the thinnest possible toilet tissue. Seriously?
Location: Proximity to Duke Medical Center
Very nice but best of all - super convenient to Duke Medical Center. Recently refurbished and much improved. Staff was friendly and helpful. 'Would stay there anytime that I had a need to be at the Medical Center.

Posted by , from Southport on Mar 23, 2017

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About the The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

Location 2306 Elba St, Durham, NC 27705

Property Features

The Lodge at Duke Medical Center offers its guests a fireplace in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a front desk safe. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly The Lodge at Duke Medical Center also features an ATM and an elevator. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Durham hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 146 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • 1 conference room

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Durham Station (3.6 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Lodge at Duke Medical Center offers 146 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Accessibility

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

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom (in select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (in select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility (in select rooms)
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

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 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards

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

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

A credit 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, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that guest safety measures are currently in place. A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 17
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • The At Duke Medical Center
  • The Lodge at Duke Medical Center Hotel
  • The Lodge at Duke Medical Center Durham
  • Cambria Hotel Durham Near Duke University
  • The Lodge at Duke Medical Center Hotel Durham

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.