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Private room in bed & breakfast

1 block to Duke: breakfast, private room, bath

1 block to Duke: breakfast, private room, bath

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath

All welcome!
This cozy room has your bathroom immediately adjoining it. You have a queen bed, desk & chair, soft recliner, and a large mirrored closet with plenty of space for luggage.
Breakfast with us, enjoy our living room, kitchen/eating area, the front porch, back deck and the big yard w/ hammock. Not ADA: but a ramp into the home.
* Peaceful neighborhood has free, on-street parking.
* Short walks to Duke East, parks, restaurants and funky shops, as well as Whole Foods.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa, 1 hammock
Common spaces
1 sofa

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 12PM (noon) - 9PM
Check out by 1PM
Self check-in with keypad


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Step-free access to the bathroom

80 Reviews

Niraj User Profile
April 2018
Mary is very thoughtful and her house has everything a traveler needs. She was responsive and also recommended restaurants to go to. And she had nice dogs. Location is perfect if you want to visit Durham. Highly recommended.

Chumthunglo User Profile
March 2018
My stay in Durham was even more better because of the wonderful host I had. Both Mary and Sebastian are such a wonderful person and I am glad I’ve got to meet them in person. They’ll do the best to make you feel comfortable and welcome. Mary is a very cheerful and kind person and…

Esther User Profile
March 2018
Mary is so generous and kind. There were so many small thoughtful touches such as little sticky notes around the house, and snacks in our room when we arrived. She was willing to show us around and spend nights sharing about our lives and interest. I highly recommend staying with…

Ori User Profile
March 2018
Mary and Sebastian are extremely kind and generous. They made my stay very pleasant, and made me feel at home. Highly recommended.

Esther User Profile
February 2018
Mary made my stay in Durham so easy and comfortable. Staying with her really felt like having a true home base in town, where I could sleep soundly and recharge. She seemed to have thought of every detail one could want while traveling, anticipating any needs or questions, really…
Mary User Profile
Response from Mary:
It was a delight, Esther. If you come back to Durham we hope you can stay with us again! Have fun dancing!
February 2018

Mark User Profile
February 2018
Wonderful home, comfortable bedroom with desk, great kitchen, nice bathroom, plenty of hot water and more. Mary is a fantastic hostess -- kind, helpful, educational, and flexible. Highly recommended.

David User Profile
December 2017
Great place to stay, perfect location easy walk to shopping and restaurants, wonderful host you will feel right at home.

Hosted by Mary

Durham, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in June 2011
Mary User Profile
117 Reviews
2 References
Mary is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are pretty easy. I'm just one little person, trying to make the world a bit sweeter. Hosting seems the natural thing to do. My husband and I enjoy meeting new people, and will open our hearts as well as our home to you. There is so much to do, and you are welcome in the livin…
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Durham, NC, United States

We live in a wonderfully diverse neighborhood. Everyone has been exceedingly kind and welcoming to us and our extended family. I feel safe walking out late at night alone, am happy to stop and chat wi…

Getting around

I can sometimes arrange to pick you up from the airport for $20.
There's much to do in Durham! It's a quick walk to Duke East, Whole Foods and Harris Teeter. We walk four short blocks to 9th Street…

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