Bed and Breakfast Durham NC

Bed and Breakfast Durham NC

Known for its impressive culinary scene, Duke University (and its famed basketball team), Brightleaf Square, mild winters, a hip live music scene, the American Tobacco Trail, and more, Durham, North Carolina is one of the east coast’s most trending and underrated destinations.



For a romantic getaway in our tranquil and historic property, the Arrowhead Inn located in Durham, NC is the only Select Registry Bed and Breakfast property in the Triangle area – Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Relax in the quiet comfort of our 18th century inn. The Arrowhead Inn rests on six acres of gardens and lawns amid venerable magnolia and pecan trees. Each of our nine elegant guest rooms and our Carolina Log Cabin provides a serene respite with the amenities of a fine hotel. Our rates include a full gourmet breakfast prepared by our innkeeper/chef and late afternoon refreshments. All rooms have private baths, flat screen TV, robes, iron, and hair dryer, and many even feature spa jetted tubs, rejuvenating steam showers and cozy fireplaces. Wireless broadband internet access is available. Dinner at the inn & room service is available with prior arrangement. Also, wine & beer are available. We are celebrating nearly 40 years of outstanding hospitality and look forward to welcoming you!



from $189.00

Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast in Durham, North Carolina is nestled in the historic Morehead Hill neighborhood just moments away from downtown Durham. Our Inn offers the perfect respite for the business or leisure traveler. Relax in one of our new garden or patio areas or enjoy a friendly game of Bocce. We welcome guests 12 and over, however we can happily accommodate your little ones if your group has reserved the entire inn. Centrally located, our guests can enjoy a short stroll to Duke University, dining at Brightleaf Square, a show at the Durham Performing Arts Center, or a Durham Bulls baseball game. The Inn is just a short drive from North Carolina Central University, RTP, RDU International Airport, the Streets at Southpoint, and is easily accessible from both Interstates 40 and 85. Our rates include a full breakfast and scrumptious homemade desserts in the evening. We are happy to assist you with your sightseeing plans, spa services, shopping, and dinner reservations. This time together will enable us to help you fully discover – and take advantage of – what our beautiful city has to offer. Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is also available for special events, retreats, conferences, weddings, and private luncheons and dinners. Serving visitors from all over the world for over 24 years, we invite you to come, relax and be pampered by us at Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast. Accessibility Statement: Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is not required to provide accessible lodging since the establishment is located within a facility that contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and is occupied by the proprietor of the establishment as the residence of the proprietor. (5 U.S.C. 301; 28 U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 12186(b). § 36.104 Definitions).




$118.65 - $288.15

Durham, NC, USA

Long-term Pro 3BR, near Duke, RDUFlying into RDU for your new job? Buying a house in the RTP area? Coming to Duke for a visit? Driving an Electric Vehicle?Well, welcome to this home ideal for long-term stays! It's large Master BR has a private bathroom & 2 additional BRs sleep 6 altogether. Having 2 entrances and a Living/Dining area with an open floorplan, this home is also excellent for entertaining. The wide front porch overlooks a quiet neighborhood, and the big deck has a beautiful view of a lusciously green backyard.Our Guests Loved: The hospitality, cleanliness, privacy, and value!Some people want to do photo shoots and you can get pricing to do commercial photography of the premises for your resale. You can message us for details!You will have full access to the entire property. You will receive a keypad code to come and go as you like!You will want to have your own car as the nearest bus stop is a couple of miles away. Both Uber and Lyft are available.Your onsite parking accommodates two cars, right next to the house.Very quiet neighborhood and very good location…I recommend anyone who has to go to Durham to consider this place for rental. – ElliottThis home, on a quiet residential street with tons of green space, is in an incredibly popular location near the Research Triangle Park and Duke, with all that the dynamic cities of Raleigh and Durham have to offer close by as well.HOSTED BY“Very safe, welcoming and pleasant home”“Brian and his family offer an amazing Airbnb experience”“One of my very best Airbnb stays”Your hosts Brian and Dawn have extensive experience with their other properties and are Airbnb Super Hosts! They are so excited to welcome you, and completely dedicated to making your stay perfect in every way!AROUND-TOWN Things to Do!Duke UniversityArt Scene – Murals MuseumsNC Museum of ArtNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences"The Daily Planet Theatre gets its name because we wanted a space here in the museum of natural sciences where we could connect science to people's daily lives," said Smith.Butterfly House @ Museum of Life and ScienceNasher Museum of Art @ DukeLake Betz, Granite FallsUmstead State ParkGreenway from Raleigh to DurhamRaleigh Azalea GardenJuniper Level Botanic GardenRaleigh Transfer FoodBBQ!Unless you require something, you will have 100% privacy in this wonderful home away from home.There are many folks who walk around the neighborhood in this scenic, country setting.Within minutes of both Research Triangle Park (RTP) and the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) airport. Friendly neighbors, with fast food restaurants within 5 minutes.LONG-TERM TESTIMONIALS:Our faculty stayed at Brian's rental for a few weeks-it met our needs perfectly! Very clean and exactly as represented. Brian was a kind, communicative host. We will definitely stay again! ~EllynThe home is absolutely beautiful! We stayed for a week and we felt right at home. Communication was great and the Hosts are very friendly and accommodating. I was able to work there all week remotely with no issues. Its in a quiet neighborhood, the beds sleep like a dream and we enjoyed every minute. We would absolutely book another stay if we find ourselves in Durham! ~EricaSpacious, clean, great amenities, great level of communication and all in all a great experience - they care about your safety, checks up on you and if things are good on a nice regular basis, making sure you have everything you need. A bunch of "extras" for you to use, such as towels, soap for showering, coffee, plenty of kitchen tools and what not + nice big fridge and freezer. Great for everyone and all tastes. Nice big TV and couch, as well as cozy office room! ~JensThis house became our home for almost six weeks. My fiancé was hospitalized at Duke and I had to make the quick commute there every day. It was such a blessing to come back to this lovely and peaceful home each night after a very stressful and emotional day. Brian and Dawn are the kindest and most generous people you will ever meet. They were generally interested in providing us with a safe, private, peaceful experience as we dealt with our medical concerns and needs. They have become family to us. We will no doubt be staying in their beautiful home again and again. ~MargeEvery creature comfort you could need is right here for you:-Office, Desk, High-Speed Internet-HDTV with several premium streaming services-Alexa throughout the home-Full kitchen with all amenities-Plentiful fresh linens & towels-Free parking for 2 cars- Alexa provides a customized experience; ask her to play your favorite tunes, or start your day with the weather report!TESTIMONIALS:“Excellent place for short and long stays, the place is very beautiful and well maintained with everything you need to feel at home.” ~Elliott, 2022“Our faculty stayed at Brian's rental for a few weeks-it met our needs perfectly!” ~Ellyn, 2022“Spacious, clean, great amenities, great level of communication and all in all a great experience - they care about your safety, checks up on you and if things are good on a nice regular basis, making sure you have everything you need. A bunch of "extras" for you to use, such as towels, soap for showering, coffee, plenty of kitchen tools and what not + nice big fridge and freezer. Great for everyone and all tastes. Nice big TV and couch, as well as cozy office room!” ~JensOTHER THINGS TO NOTEIf you only need a single private bedroom (with a gym and full kitchen), consider one of our other Airbnbs instead — just three minutes away: https://www.airbnb.com/h/sparklingcleandownstairsOr, consider our Tiny Home Camper just one minute away: https://www.airbnb.com/h/eagle5thwheel

The Blooming Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast is located at the edge of downtown Durham North Carolina, just east of the library in the Holloway Historic District. A wonderful selection of exceptional restaurants, charming shops, the Duke University campus and gardens, museums, significant historical sites, and the Research Triangle Park are all within just a few minutes' drive.

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Explore Bed and Breakfasts in Durham NC

There’s no better way to top off a visit to this gem of a city than by staying at a bed and breakfast in Durham NC. Durham NC bed and breakfast offers a charming and personalized experience combined with modern amenities and services.


  • Durham is believed to be the site of an ancient Native American village called Adshusheer. Native Americans originally helped form Durham when they established settlements, transportation routes, and  environmentally-sound systems of natural resource usage. Much later, Durham hosted some crucial negotiations that led to the end of the Civil War.  The end of the war marked the beginning of the industrial revolution of  the South, which began with the textile and tobacco industries. This  piece of history can be explored today at Duke Homestead and its  repurposed warehouses and mills. Durham played a huge role in the civil rights movement and where one of the country’s leading black universities was established.

  • Activities

  • Durham is well-known as the home of Duke University,  and even more well known for Duke’s famed basketball team. If you’re  visiting during basketball season and consider yourself a sports fan,  then attending a game is a must. Durham is also home to Research Triangle Park which is the largest research park in the United States which consists  of hundreds of companies, firms, government agencies and more. If  theatre is your thing, then check out the Durham Performing Arts Center which hosts a wide variety of events each year. Brightleaf Square is a must-visit while in the area, as it is home to several premier shopping and dining options. The Duke Gardens is a popular point of interest which garners more than 400,000 visitors  per year from all over the world who come to explore the 55-acres of  public botanic gardens. The charming city of Raleigh, which is home to North Carolina Central University, is only a 30-minute drive from Durham.

  • Things to do

  • There is no shortage of things to do in and around Durham!  If you’re a foodie, then you’ve arrived at the perfect destination as  the culinary scene has exploded in recent years. Simply stroll through Brightleaf Square to explore some of the city’s best food and drink offerings. Piedmont Restaurant is known as one of Durham’s most loved restaurant options. For a breath of fresh air and some impressive greenery, head to Duke Gardens. A quick day-trip to Raleigh, home of North Carolina Central University,  is worth the drive. Explore the Museum of Life and Science, go for a  walk through the Eno River State Park, stroll through the 55-acre public  gardens at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

  • Food and drink

  • There’s no shortage of impressive things to eat and drink during your stay in Durham. This is a foodie’s sanctuary, so hopefully you’ve arrived hungry and ready to eat! Bull City Burger and Brewery is a popular choice serving up a hip menu of comfort food. Alley Twenty Six serves up swanky American cuisine and sophisticated cocktails. Tobacco Road Sports Cafe is a top choice for sports lovers and food lovers alike. Parts and Labor is a well-known gastropub known for its creative food and drink offerings. The Refectory Cafe serves up breakfasts and brunches with a casual American food menu and vegan options.

  • Weather

  • Spring and fall are the top-rated times of the year to visit Durham for mild to warm temperatures. From March to May and from September to November the temperatures are between 55 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall months tend to be drier and the colorful fall foliage is one of the main reasons why this is such a preferred time to visit the city. Summer months tend to be very hot and crowded, particularly in July and August. Winter temperatures are very cold and rainy.

  • Natural Features

  • There is an abundance of natural features and wonders to be explored just outside of Durham. One of the most popular natural points of interest is the American Tobacco Trail, which is a 23+ mile rails-to-trails project set in the Triangle Region. The route passes through Durham, Chatham, and Wake counties. Duke Forest is another popular natural point of interest that boasts over 7,000 acres of teaching and research forests for Duke University and allows visitors to come for hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and picnics. The Horton Grove Nature Preserve spans over 700 acres and is part of the mosaic landscape in northern Durham County. Some other natural features worth exploring in the area are Lake Michie Recreation Area, Leigh Farm Park, Little River Regional Park and Natural Area, Magic Wings Butterfly House, and Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

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Bed and Breakfast Durham NC FAQ

  • Why stay at a bed & breakfast in Durham NC?

    Staying in a bed and breakfast Durham NC offers many benefits that are not available during stays in large chain hotels. Bed and breakfasts offer a much more personalized experience and the friendly-innkeepers are typically very pleased to help guests with information about local tips and to answer any questions during your stay. Check-in and cancellation policies tend to be more flexible at bed and breakfast than at larger hotels. Since bed and breakfasts are usually small, privately owned businesses, they are each uniquely  themed and designed, giving them a character all their own.

  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a bed and breakfast Durham NC?

    During your getaway at a bed and breakfast Durham NC, expect all the same modern amenities and services that you would expect during a stay at a modern or commercialized hotel. Free wifi, clean spacious guest rooms, signature toiletries, private bath, television, air conditioning, workspace, and more. Check-in time is usually more flexible at bed and breakfasts. Nearly all bed and breakfasts offer an impressive full breakfast each morning, typically served in the dining room area of the building.

  • How can I get around Durham NC?

    It is relatively easy to get around Durham NC without a car of your own, however, having your own car will always make things ultra convenient. If you are arriving in Durham by plane, Raleigh Durham International Airport is the closest airport. There are car rental  companies available at the airport and in the city. However, if you  don’t plan on having a car during your stay in Durham,  there are plenty of other ways to get around. Uber, Lyft, and taxi’s  are available for getting around the city. Many parts of the city are  walkable as well. The city has an official bus line called GoDurham. There is also a free bus for getting around Downtown Durham called the Bull City Connector.

  • What are the different types of B&B’s in Durham NC?

    Whether you are looking for something modern, romantic, classic, or historical, there is a bed and breakfast option for you in Durham NC.

    Durham’s top bed and breakfast pick on Tripadvisor is Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast.  This historical inn dates back to the late 1700’s and is set on six  acres of lush gardens and lawns. It is only 15-minutes away from  downtown Durham, offering a peaceful and natural environment away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The 9 luxurious guest rooms at The Arrowhead Inn feature luxurious amenities such as whirlpool tubs, steam showers, cozy fireplaces, and free wifi. A delicious breakfast is served each morning by the chef. This is one of the top-rated picks for a romantic bed and breakfast Durham NC.

    Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is set in a historic neighborhood just moments from downtown Durham. Plenty of points of interest are within walking distance from the inn, including Brightleaf Square, Durham Performing Arts Center, or a Durham Bulls baseball game. The spacious guest rooms feature antique furnishings, colorful decor, and modern amenities. The rate to stay includes a full breakfast each morning and delicious homemade desserts in the evening. The bed and breakfast is available for weddings, conferences, special events, retreats.

    Blooming Garden Inn is a no-frills, homey bed and breakfast with antique-style rooms, lush gardens, and a wraparound porch. The  circa-1890 property is set on the east side of town, just a mile from  the Durham Performing Arts Center and the historic Carolina Theater. The nightly rate includes a free breakfast, free wifi, free parking, air conditioning, and comfy bedding.