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Arrowhead Inn
Ranked #1 of 8 Durham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
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“Perfect.”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Our experience at the arrowhead was very brief but spectacular, nevertheless. My wife and I spend our wedding night there and it was perfect. Beautiful house. Spacious room. Delicious breakfast. I sent one of my groomsmen to pick up the key and they left us all the instructions so we could just walk right in without having to check in or anything. It was like walking into your own house.

Incredibly homey. Highly recommended. Better than any hotel (if you can consider this just a hotel). Definitely going back.

Room Tip: Doesn't have a swimming pool or a fitness center. But everything else was excellent. I just didn...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Arrowhead_Inn, Guest Relations Manager at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 8 October 2015
We are so honored that you chose to spend your special night with us. We are beyond thrilled to hear that your wedding night was so wonderful. We hope you will be back to see us and we wish you all the best in your future together!
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Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We stayed here for two nights of our honeymoon. The cottage was beautiful and private, and having our breakfast served to us on the porch was fantastic! It was in a beautiful area, close to shopping and wonderful dining options. The innkeepers are so sweet and accommodating! The hot water in the cottage seemed to run out quickly though, but when we asked they were able to immediately fix the problem. Overall wonderful experience and we will definitely be back soon!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Hannah B
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Arrowhead_Inn, Guest Relations Manager at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 8 October 2015
We feel so grateful that you chose to spend part of your honeymoon with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and breakfast on the porch. We are so sorry that you had an issue with the hot water but we are glad that we were able to remedy the problem quickly! We hope you will be back to see us and we wish you all the best in your future together!
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Suffolk, Virginia
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

My wife and I just spent a wonderful weekend in Durham, NC, where we stayed at the Arrowhead Inn. The inn itself is beautiful, with large, gorgeous rooms. There is also a cottage and old log cabin located on the property which can be rented. We booked the Brittain room, which was huge. It has a large fireplace, a very nice two person hot tub, and a private porch for relaxing and/or enjoying a bite to eat.

The innkeepers/owners are extremely warm and helpful, as was the entire staff. The meals were delicious, and they will accommodate most all dietary requirements. They also serve dinner, but we didn't get a chance to experience their menu.

After a fun time at the Durham farmers' market in the morning, we spent the remainder of the afternoon just relaxing around the inn, reading in the gazebo, and strolling around the property.

If you are planning on being in Durham, we highly recommend a stay at the Arrowhead Inn.

Room Tip: We loved the Brittain Room, but you can't go wrong with any of them.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Arrowhead_Inn, Guest Relations Manager at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 8 October 2015
It was so nice to hear about your experience with us. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We are so glad you and your wife enjoyed your time with us and that you felt welcome and warm. We hope you will return to see us!
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Relaxed and refined are two words that describe the setting for our wedding. We reserved the entire inn for the weekend for an intimate family wedding. All of our children including grandchildren were completely accommodated with luxury linens, robes and amenities. The gardens were in beautiful form with lovely paths, swings, lawn and sitting areas for play and gathering for casual conversation. The porches at the cottage and cabin were great places to sit and talk. Breakfasts were delightful, and our evening buffet and wedding receptions were absolutely perfect. The lamb and salmon were fabulous. Gloria, Phil and their staff made sure we were happy and satisfied throughout the weekend. They even made special arrangements for food items for the grandkids. Having the entire inn to ourselves was the best decision we could have made, facilitating a convenient, caring, and intimate family affair.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Arrowhead_Inn, Guest Relations Manager at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 25 October 2015
We absolutely LOVE hosting family weddings! We are so glad to hear that your family felt well taken care of. Thank you for your kind words regarding the food, Phil is passionate about cooking and is always willing to accommodate the tastes of our guests. Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, We hope you will return to see us!
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Tamuning, Mariana Islands
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I chose to stay at the Arrowhead Inn to rest up after long travels before going into a conference. My stay was thoroughly delightful! I asked ahead for special meals and was so pleased with all my meals. Salads were bursting with flavors and colors. Breakfasts were quite lovely. It was so nice to walk around the neighborhood and enjoy nature. The innkeepers have a wonderful sense of humor and really went out of their way. All the staff have a sweet culture of friendliness. I set up (online) transportation to the Inn from RDU airport with Skylink shuttle. Worked like a charm.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Renee V
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Arrowhead_Inn, Owner at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 2 July 2014
We’re so pleased you chose Arrowhead for your R&R! We are very happy to accommodate special requests and are pleased we met your expectations. Hopefully we’re conveniently located for your next getaway!
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Spring Hope, North Carolina
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Our experience at Arrowhead Inn was very relaxing. The owners were so polite and helpful. We stayed in the Duke Suite and we loved the layout. We definitely enjoyed the whirlpool tub. The landscape was beautiful and romantic. I would suggest to place to family and friends :)

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Anna Y
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Arrowhead_Inn, Owner at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 2 July 2014
We’re so pleased you enjoyed your room and stay! Depending on your taste, you may enjoy our Log Cabin (http://www.arrowheadinn.com/rooms/carolina-log-cabin.html) or Garden Cottage (http://www.arrowheadinn.com/rooms/garden-cottage.html) and their beautiful garden tubs on your next visit. Thank you for your wonderful recommendation!
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Ed and I stayed with Gloria and Phil overnight, and we were immediately impressed with how genuinely friendly they were. Their home is beautifully, comfortably furnished in a manner that would please guests with very high standards. The innkeepers' attention to detail is equal to that of the finest luxury hotel's. No shortcuts, no shoddiness, nothing cheap on the premises. The whole place seems truly "camera ready" nearly all the time, and the innkeepers manage to make everyone feel relaxed and welcome in the picture-perfect setting.

To top it all off, the meals are splendid! Food is artfully presented, delicious, and seems to be prepared according to classic techniques. Moreover, the innkeepers care especially about fellowship around their table, which is a special kind of nourishment in itself.

Go on down to Durham and rest a while with Gloria and Phil. They're definitely in the right business.

Room Tip: The Lipscomb Room, upstairs, is gorgeous.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Arrowhead_Inn, Owner at Arrowhead Inn, responded to this review, 2 July 2014
Thanks for taking the time to write a review! We love what we do and feedback like this is a great confirmation we’re doing something right.
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Property: Arrowhead Inn
Address: 106 Mason Road, Durham, NC 27712
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Region: United States > North Carolina > Durham
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Durham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arrowhead Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An Oasis in the Heart of North Carolina's Triangle-Durham, Chapel Hill & Raleigh. Relax in the comfort and luxury of our 18th century plantation home. The Arrowhead Inn rest on six acres of gardens and lawns amid venerable magnolia trees. Each of our nine elegant rooms and Log Cabin and Cottage provide a serene respite with the amenities of a fine hotel. The Arrowhead Inn is proud to be a Select Registry Property. ... more   less 
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