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Go Duke! N.C. University Opens Second Hotel

Go Duke! N.C. University Opens Second Hotel

JB Duke Hotel opens in January 2017.

In January, JB Duke Hotel will open on the campus of Duke University in Durham, N.C., 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 10 minutes from Research Triangle Park.

The modern, $65 million property includes the 20,850-square-foot Thomas Executive Conference Center, designed to the standards of IACC, the professional association for conference centers. The conference center includes a 5,450-square-foot ballroom; two tiered classrooms, each seating 65; multi-purpose and breakout spaces for collaborative work; two boardrooms; and pre-function spaces and a business center.

Guest rooms at the property, decorated with accents of the school colors of blue and gold, include high-speed wireless and wired Internet service, 50-inch televisions, large desks, and Keurig coffee makers. Guests will also enjoy the hotel's restaurant, 1,500-square-foot fitness center, and complimentary transportation around the Duke campus.

JB Duke is a sister property of Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, both owned by Duke University and managed by WDI Hospitality. Guests at both properties have access to the 18-hole Duke University Golf Course.

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