The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

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Extended Stay Suite Hotels/Furnished Apartments:

Best Western – Skyland Inn,  I-85 exit 170
919-383-2508 or 800-528-1234
$58 – $68
We offer medical rate rooms for $49.99 (one bed) or $54.99 (two beds).
Pets allowed, 30 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport. AAA, senior discounts, non-smoking, smoking rooms, continental breakfast. We also have a 2-bedroom fully furnished apartment to rent monthly, with appliances and high-speed internet access for $1200.00/mo for one person or $1500/mo for two people.

Candlewood Suites, Durham/RTP, 1818 East NC Hwy 54
919-484-9922 or 919-313-8850
All suites with fully equipped kitchens, free laundry facilities, fitness center, grills and gazebo area, pet friendly, free internet with weekly housekeeping. Studio suites range from $35–$45 per night, and our one-bedroom suites from $45–$55 per night. Contact Michelle Brown at (919) 313-8850 for reservations.

Caring House, 2825 Pickett Road
919-490-5449 Duke affiliated.
Contact Maggie McDermott at 919-681-1687 for reservations.

Colonial Village at Deerfield, 910 Constitution Drive
Minutes from Duke and Research Triangle Park. Pets welcome. Laundry facilites, appliances, large closets, clubhouse, high-speed internet, pool, fitness center, patio, spa, wheelchair access. Rental range varies based on length of lease. 3 to 12 month leases are offered.

Crestwood Suites, 300 Meredith Drive
919-361-1234 or 800-527-1133
$109 – $139; $55/night with minimum 30-night stay
AARP/AAA discount, full breakfast, full service kitchens, separate living/dining and bedrooms.

DoubleTree Guest Suites, 515 Meridian Parkway
919-361-4660 or 800-222-TREE
$79 – $180
Fifteen minutes to Duke, continental breakfast, smoking and non-smoking rooms.

Duke Tower Hotel-Durham, 807 West Trinity Avenue 
$69.00 per night. 
(12½% tax is applied in addition to above rate.)
Certain seasonal rates may apply.
Two minutes from Duke. Free 24-hour shuttle sevice. One-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchen, living room, two TVs, cable/HBO, free internet, two telephones, free local calls, call-waiting, voicemail, outdoor pool, covered walking track, laundry room, fax/copier service, 26 security cameras, uniformed security, pets permitted (at extra charge), shopping service. 

ExtendedStay America, 3105 Tower Blvd. (across from the Super Target) 919-489-8444 or 800-398-7829
$59 – $69 (1–2 persons); $279–$330/wk
10–15 minutes from Duke, fully furnished studios, full kitchen, laundry, cable, data port, free voicemail and local calls.

Forest Apartments, 9 Post Oak Road
$50 per night, 7-day minimum stay
Five minutes from Duke. Fully furnished and accessorized studio one and two bedroom suites. Business center, laundry facilities and fitness center.

The Hamptons RTP, 300 Seaforth Drive, Durham NC 27713, Phone: 919-484-1321, Fax: 919-484-1617, 877.suites.2
Offers 1-3 bedroom efficiency with kitchen, washer/dryer, clubhouse, pool, internet access.
Shuttle service to Duke is available Monday through Friday:  10:00am to Duke, 2:00pm pickup at Duke.
Hospital rates:
one bedroom $65 per night/ $1950 monthly
two bedroom $75 per night/ $2250 monthly
three bedroom $85 per night/ $2550 monthly.

Homestead Village (weekly studios), 4515 Highway 55 (RTP)
$309 – $399/week
Fully equipped studios, free local phone calls, voicemail, data port, housekeeping two times weekly.

Homestead Village (weekly studios), 1920 Ivy Creek Blvd
$309 – $399/week
Fully equipped studios, free local phone calls, voicemail, data port, housekeeping two times weekly.

Homewood Suites, Exit 270 off I-40 3600 Mt. Moriah Road and Hwy 15-501, 919-401-0610 or 800-225-4663
Six miles from Duke, all suites, fully equipped kitchens, complimentary breakfast and evening social hour, outdoor pool, spa, exercise room, shopping and restaurants within walking distance.

Oakwood Worldwide, three locations available in the Durham area.
1 BR $78/day; 2 BR $85/day Ask for the Duke Medical Rate
Oakwood Worldwide is a temporary housing company that offers fully furnished apartments for individuals. We are a cost-effective and hassle-free alternative to a hotel for stays of 14 days or more. Guests feel at home with full kitchens, ample closet space and generous living rooms. With superior amenities and essentials such as linens, house wares and home electronics, Oakwood provides unsurpassed comfort, a better experience overall and greater value than traditional hotels. Contact Jillian Powers or Caroline Kesler.

Quality Inn & Suites, 3710 Hillsborough Road (Exit 173 at I-85), 919-382-3388 or 866-MED-STAY. Five Minutes / 1.5 Miles to Duke Medical Center with free shuttle service.
Quality Inn & Suites offers a 30% to 60% discounted price on our king or double rooms for brain tumor patients and their families. Please mention this ad and rate code DMED at the time of booking.
$39.99 per night for stays of 14 nights or longer.
$44.99 per night for stays of between 7 & 13 nights.
$49.99 per night for stays of less than 7 nights. (Call the hotel for our suite prices.)
Complimentary services include: deluxe continental breakfast, high-speed wireless, newspaper, fitness room, business center, outdoor pool, Time Warner Cable with 2 HBO channels, free local calls, guest laundry, pet friendly and handicap accessible rooms. Walking distance to many restaurants and next door to The Cracker Barrel. Email:

Residence Inn (Marriott), 201 Residence Inn Boulevard 
919-361-1266 or 800-331-3131
Special Medical Rates for Studio/Two bedroom suites:
1–5 nights, $107/$129
6–12 nights, $97/$119
13–30 nights, $87/$109
31+ nights, $74/$99
Eight miles to Duke, seasonal pool, sports court, studio and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens, fireplaces, deluxe complimentary breakfast, gas grills and picnic areas.

Ronald McDonald House, 506 Alexander Avenue
Contact Ginny Calhoun, MSW, LCSW-P, at 919-668-2327 for reservations. Available for pediatric patients and their families.

Studio Plus, 2504 NC Highway 54
919-361-1853 or 800-646-8000
$74 – $89/night, $339/week
Swimming pool, laundry, exercise room, fully equipped kitchens in all rooms, free local phone calls, data port, extended cable, smoking and non-smoking rooms.

University Inn, 502 Elf Street 
919-286-3817 or 800-313-3585
$69 (flat medical rate per night). We also offer extended stay rates.
Adjacent to Duke and VA hospitals, free continental breakfast, local calls, parking, coffee in room, laundry, fax, kitchen suites, handicapped, luxury, and non-smoking rooms available, shuttle service to Duke.

You might also consider contacting the Medical Reservations Specialist, Inc. at 1-877-633-7829, who makes reservations at preferred hotels with rates starting at $39.95 (special weekly rates are also available). Please let them know that you are a patient of Dr. Henry Friedman at The Brain Tumor Center at Duke. Visit their website at

Duke University Health System does not endorse nor take responsibility
for any of the accommodations listed.

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