While we do not offer on-site accommodations, many of our clients stay at local hotels and condominiums all within five miles of the Duke Diet and Fitness Center.

This information provides only brief descriptions of each establishment. Prices listed may not include North Carolina room and sales taxes. Please contact each hotel directly for more information and/or to make a reservation. When making reservations, ask for the Duke Medical rates and mention the appropriate code, when applicable. 

Although many clients select from the housing list, please feel free to stay where you would be most comfortable. This is not an exhaustive list of housing options in Durham. This list has been created for your convenience and to feature those accommodations that offer DFC clients a discounted rate. Here is some additional information on the most commonly used housing options by our clients:


Many of our clients stay at Trinity Commons, which is within a short walking distance to the Duke Diet & Fitness Center. These condominiums are fully furnished with in-room washer and dryer, kitchen, linens, cable TV, nationwide long distance, and internet access. The resort style grounds feature an outdoor salt water pool, 3,000 square foot fitness center, in-door resistance lap pool, sauna and steam room, recreation room and serene courtyards. Fully accessible rooms are also available. Please note that units available for our clients are managed by Eddie O’Brien, not the main Trinity Commons office. You can view pictures of the apartments here: Trinity Commons pictures.  To check on availability or to book a stay, please call Eddie O'Brien at 850-598-9444.  


The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, located just over one mile away from Duke Diet & Fitness facilities, is known for its beautifully manicured grounds, stately golf course views and luxury accommodations.  In addition to offering guests a serene retreat far removed from the hectic pace of everyday life, the Inn features free shuttle services to Duke Diet & Fitness and throughout Duke's campus, an indoor pool, fitness center and access to the three mile Al Buehler Trail.  Guest accommodations include cable TV, nationwide long distance, and complimentary wireless Internet access.  Amenities such as microwaves, refrigerators and laundry services are available for an additional fee.  Pet friendly and ADA accessible rooms are also available.  To access Duke Medical Patients’ discounted rate, please use the following links:

1-6 day stay:

7+ day stay:

If you encounter any sold out dates, please contact the reservations agents at 1-800-443-3853 to check for additional availability.  Please also reference your access code of “DHW” to receive your discounted rates and special availability.  

For the convenience of our clients, we have created a list of several local accommodation providers, which can be viewed here: 

DFC Housing Options: PDF document



Most guests arrive at Raleigh Durham International Airport, which is approximately 15 miles from the Duke Diet & Fitness Center. The airport is serviced by most major airlines.

classroom-learning-lgPublic transportation in Durham is limited, and we encourage clients to have a car while at the center. There are several car rental agencies at the airport. 





LEARN MORE: For more information or to speak to an admissions coordinator, call 1-888-313-7174 or use our online contact form.