Creativity, Inquiry, and Discovery:
Undergraduate Research In and Across the Disciplines
Durham, North Carolina
November 11-13, 2010
Hotel and Travel Details
Both the conference and alternate hotel room blocks have been filled. The following hotels are within close driving distance of the Washington Duke Inn (where all conference activities take place) and had availability on 10/18. AAC&U will not be coordinating transportation from these locations and has not arranged a conference rate.
All conference activities take place at the Washington Duke Inn.
Washington Duke Inn
3001 Cameron Blvd.
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 919.490.0999 or 800.443.3853
Conference Rates: single/double $179
Rate Deadline: 5:00 p.m., October 18, 2010
The Hilton Durham is located 3 miles from the Washington Duke Inn and shuttle service will be available.
3800 Hillsborough Road
Durham, North Carolina 27705
Phone: 919-383-8033 or 1-800-HILTONS
Group Code: AACU
Conference Rates: single/double $129
Rate Deadline: October 20, 2010
The conference rate is available through the deadline as space allows. We encourage you to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. Once the AAC&U room block is sold out (often well before the rate deadline) the discounted rate will no longer apply and rooms at the hotel may no longer be available.
Getting Between the Washington Duke and Hilton Hotels
The Hilton will provide regular shuttle service to the Washington Duke Inn. If the shuttle will be your primary mode of transportation, please email Siah Annand at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can anticipate demand. The Washington Duke Inn provides complimentary self-parking for day visitors. Parking is also complimentary at the Hilton.
Raleigh Durham International Airport is located 20 miles from the Washington Duke Inn. Cab fare is $40, one-way. There is no direct public transit between the airport and Washington Duke Inn, but bus service with a transfer is available and can be planned at www.gotriangle.org/.
Driving directions to the Washington Duke Inn are available at www.washingtondukeinn.com/About_Us/directions.
Durham Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Durham, a Tobacco Town, Turns to Local Food | New York Times, April 2010
Washington Duke Concierge Recommendations (pdf)