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Holiday Inn Express Durham

2-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

2 stars

2516 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27705

+1 919 313 3244
Very good

based on 181 reviews

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About Holiday Inn Express Durham, Durham

Value for money
Recently refurbished, Holiday Inn Express Durham provides for all modern amenities and features an outdoor pool. Close to restaurants and shops, the hotel is an ideal base while in Durham. There are a range of facilities available to guests of Holiday Inn Express Durham, including a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and a 24-hour business centre. Additionally, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer local information. The rooms at the hotel offer a refrigerator and wireless internet access. They are also equipped with a microwave and a hair dryer. Guests of Holiday Inn Express Durham can enjoy the in-house bar, conveniently situated for socializing in the evening. The hotel is less than a 25-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Duke University is in close proximity to the property.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

Holiday Inn Express Durham room price & deals

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Deluxe Rooms - Ocean view
2 double beds

2 double beds



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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view
1 king bed

1 king bed



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Double Rooms - City view
2 double beds

2 double beds



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King Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Free parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Saltwater pool
  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Holiday Inn Express Durham

Attractions in Durham, North Carolina curated by momondo

Holiday Inn Express Durham location: 2516 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27705

Top landmarks

North Carolina Museum of Life and Science1.5 mi
Sarah P. Duke Gardens1.8 mi
Duke Park1.9 mi
North Carolina Botanical Garden10.7 mi
Nasher Museum of Art2.0 mi
Duke University Chapel2.0 mi
Brightleaf Square2.0 mi
Durham Bulls Athletic Park2.1 mi
Cameron Indoor Stadium2.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Hog Heaven Bar B Q0.1 mi
Costa Azul Restaurant0.3 mi
Ihop0.3 mi
Texas Roadhouse - Durham0.4 mi
Golden China0.4 mi
Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant0.5 mi
Bleu Olive0.7 mi
Pomodoro Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria0.7 mi
Gocciolina0.8 mi

Holiday Inn Express Durham Reviews

Very goodBased on 181 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Very clean, comfortable and great staff" (in 19 reviews)
  • Helpful staff greeted us and served us breakfast. (in 19 reviews)
  • "Great, comfortable room." (in 18 reviews)
Cons -
  • "No hot breakfast but because of the quarantine and safety measures, I certainly understand." (in 7 reviews)
  • No exercise facility on site (in 2 reviews)
  • bathroom toilet had been used and not flushed (in 1 review)

Holiday Inn Express Durham room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Holiday Inn Express Durham from Raleigh-Durham?

    The drive from Raleigh-Durham to Holiday Inn Express Durham will take you about 38min depending on traffic, with a distance of 12.7 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Holiday Inn Express Durham from Raleigh-Durham?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Raleigh-Durham to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Holiday Inn Express Durham offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $27/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Raleigh-Durham to Holiday Inn Express Durham, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is Holiday Inn Express Durham pet-friendly?

    Holiday Inn Express Durham welcomes pets at their venue.

  • Does Holiday Inn Express Durham have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Durham specifically look for hotels with a pool. Holiday Inn Express Durham may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • How close is Holiday Inn Express Durham to Durham city center?

    When staying at Holiday Inn Express Durham there is just 2.7 mi between you and Durham city center. While making your way to the center of Durham, you should plan to visit Durham Performing Arts Center, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • What is the phone number for Holiday Inn Express Durham?

    For assistance from an employee at Holiday Inn Express Durham please call +1 919 313 3244.

  • Does Holiday Inn Express Durham have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Holiday Inn Express Durham has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Holiday Inn Express Durham?

    You can plan to arrive after 3:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 12:00 PM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at Holiday Inn Express Durham?

    The average price for a night at Holiday Inn Express Durham found recently is $169 and can go as low as $130/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Holiday Inn Express Durham?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

  • What is the distance from Holiday Inn Express Durham, Durham to North Carolina Museum of Life and Science?

  • Is Duke University Chapel, Durham close to Holiday Inn Express Durham?

  • How many operators does momondo search for hotels in Durham?

  • When did momondo last update prices for hotels in Durham?

    Prices for hotels in Durham are updated daily.

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