A Standout Among Duke University Hotels
No matter if you are a prospective student, a proud alum, or a parent of a current Cameron Crazy, you can enjoy easy access to all of Duke University’s academic, athletic and cultural attractions when you stay in our hotel near Duke University. From Blue Devil basketball games at Cameron Indoor to a stroll through the Sarah P. Duke Gardens to a relaxing afternoon exploring the Neo-Gothic architecture, there is plenty to do and see at Duke. Our spacious and comfortable rooms and suites make us a standout among Durham hotels near Duke.
As one of the most convenient Duke University hotels, Sheraton Chapel Hill is located eight miles from the West Campus, which houses the Blue Devils’ basketball and football facilities, and historic Duke Chapel. We are also the ideal location when visiting the university's academic buildings and medical center used by upperclassmen. Much of the university’s student housing sits within minutes of our hotel via Highway 501, making it easy to drop in for a weekend visit or to stay nearby for orientation sessions.
Cameron Indoor Stadium
115 Whitford Drive Durham, NC 27705
One of the most famous basketball arenas in the world sits on Duke’s West Campus. Opened in 1940, the historic arena is known for its cozy confines and rambunctious fans, dubbed the “Cameron Crazies.” Cameron Indoor holds just 9,314, lending an intimate atmosphere to every Blue Devils game and making tickets hard to come by.
401 Chapel Drive Durham, NC 27708
The university’s most notable architectural wonder is Duke Chapel, a 1932 Collegiate Gothic masterpiece that towers high above the school’s West Campus. The 210-foot building seats approximately 1,800 people and features a 50-bell carillon and three pipe organs. You can see the chapel’s bell tower poking through the trees from the school’s main south entrance.
Nasher Museum of Art
2001 Campus Drive Durham, NC 27705
Duke’s main art collections reside at the Nasher Museum of Art. The modern 2005 structure houses more than 13,000 works of art and welcomes as many as 100,000 guests each year. The museum features exhibitions that explore the connections between art of the past and present.
Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road Durham, NC 27705
Duke University Medical Center is the flagship teaching hospital for an academic network that spans the North Carolina Research Triangle. Founded in 1924, the hospital has grown steadily in recent years, opening multiple research centers and establishing additional partnerships. The hospital is located on the north edge of Duke’s West Campus.
Wallace Wade Stadium
Frank Bassett Drive Durham, NC 27705
Duke’s football squad hasn’t had as much success as its storied basketball program, but Wallace Wade Stadium is still a great place to spend a Saturday afternoon. Opening up on its south end to a lush landscape of trees and greenery, the 33,941-seat stadium was the first facility on Duke’s West Campus back in 1929.