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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very Good
498 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationCarolina Theater2 min walk
Popular LocationDurham Convention Center4 min walk
Popular LocationDurham Performing Arts Center5 min walk
AirportRaleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.)18 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 298 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 270 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed (Interior)

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed (Interior)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Interior)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed (Interior)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Poolside

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Poolside
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 305 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Studio, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStudio, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Interior)

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed (Interior)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Durham

Located in Durham, Unscripted Durham is in the city centre. Franklin Street and Streets at Southpoint Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Durham Performing Arts Center and Frankie's Fun Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Durham Bulls Athletic Park or Cameron Indoor Stadium. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Carolina Theater - 2 min walk
  • Durham Convention Center - 4 min walk
  • Durham Performing Arts Center - 5 min walk
  • Durham Bulls Athletic Park - 8 min walk
  • North Carolina Central University - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Durham Station - 7 min walk
  • Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Allday — 1 min walk
  • Bull City Burger - 1 min walk
  • Alley Twenty Six - 1 min walk
  • M Sushi - 2 min walk
  • M Kokko - 2 min walk

About this property

Unscripted Durham

3.5-star Durham hotel in Downtown, walk to Durham Performing Arts Center
Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness centre, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 74 rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads and LCD TVs with cable channels. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls and hairdryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Unscripted Durham offers 74 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary newspapers. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Durham hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: USD 20.00 per day

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–11 AM: USD 10-20 for adults and USD 8-16 for children
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Bike hire
Fitness centre
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Corner/local shop
Outdoor pool
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Corner/local shop

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

24-hour business centre

Outdoors

Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Well-lit path to entrance
Wheelchair-accessible business centre
Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
Wheelchair-accessible pool
Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Climate control (heating)
Linens

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Towels

Entertainment

TV channels
LCD TV

More

Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers (weekdays)
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night
2 per room (up to 25 lb/11 kg)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

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Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 9.99 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 for adults, and USD 8 and USD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 20.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Facilities fee: USD 11.34 per accommodation, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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 smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from June to November

Property is also known as

Unscripted Durham Hotel
Unscripted Durham Durham
Unscripted Durham Hotel Durham

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Unscripted Durham and receive a full refund?
Yes, Unscripted Durham offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Unscripted Durham cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Unscripted Durham?
As of 5 Jul 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Unscripted Durham on 6 Jul 2020 start from £125, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows pets (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 11 kg per pet. There's a fee of USD 20 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Unscripted Durham?
Self-parking is available for USD 20.00 per day.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Unscripted Durham?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Downtown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Durham Convention Center, Durham Performing Arts Center and Durham Bulls Athletic Park. North Carolina Central University and Duke University are also within 3 mi (5 km). Durham Station is 7 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Unscripted Durham

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
265
4 - Good
134
3 - Okay
51
2 - Mediocre
34
1 - Poor
14
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Hotel was clean and modern, staff was amazingly accommodating, room was very nice

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

They were super clean and everyone was wearing masks. The only hotel open in town and they were so nice.

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We recently visited during the Covid-19 pandemic and were thoroughly impressed with the staff. They were so pleasant and accommodating, as well as upgrading us to a better room completely unprompted by us.

Stayed 1 night in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Music performances in the lounge throughout the week,, on a Thursday night I heard bass&flute combo jazz which was wonderful,

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Good size room, but not super clean, stains on sheets

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020