Featuring 23,330 square feet of sophisticated, state of-the-art event space, we have everything you need to facilitate a dynamic and successful meeting. The AAA Four Diamond JB Duke Hotel is a contemporary hotel nestled on Duke University’s Campus. You’re invited to enjoy a tranquil retreat at one of Durham’s premier lodging destinations. Our 198 spacious guestrooms and suites welcome you with warm neutral tones accented by the deep blue hues of Duke University’s palette. Our creative and flexible meeting spaces allow groups to connect and collaborate in a modern, distraction-free environment. From our contemporary ballroom accommodating up to 540 guests, to our tiered classrooms for 65, boardrooms for up to 16 and meeting and breakout rooms accommodating 6 to 60, you’ll find the JB Duke has numerous bright and airy spaces perfect for doing business.
The JB Duke Hotel is located in Durham, on the campus of Duke University, 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 10 minutes from Research Triangle Park.
Our Hotel offers a 23,330 Square Foot Thomas Executive Conference Center, 5,450 Square Foot Ballroom accommodating up to 540 guests, Two Boardrooms for up to 16, Two Fixed-Tiered Classrooms for 65 Attendees, Additional Classroom for 70, 20 Team/Breakout Rooms, Outdoor Courtyards & Terraces Available, Dedicated Conference Planning Manager, Meeting Packages to Streamline Planning Process, and State-of-the-Art Technology and Audiovisual Support.
Our facility is wired for all of your presentation and communication needs, equipped with the latest technology increasing your event’s efficiency and productivity. Our meeting packages simplify the planning process, making it seamless for planners and attendees. Meeting packages are thoughtfully designed to fit your program’s agenda and come complete with everything your attendees need including accommodations, meals, continuous refreshment breaks, space and audiovisual support.
Dining & Entertainment
From fast and easy breakfasts to post-meeting cocktails, our dining options will delight every member of your group. Offering tranquil views and a rejuvenating atmosphere, MarketPlace welcomes guests to comfortable kiosk-style and a la carte dining for breakfast and lunch. Serving an enticing selection of healthy salads, sandwiches, soups, and hot entrée options – all are included in our meeting packages. Wind down in style at the Lobby Lounge. This trendy bar is the hub for post-conference connections and enjoying handcrafted cocktails with a full dining menu featuring classic dishes executed with modern flair.
With 198 guest rooms, including 11 unique suites, the JB Duke Hotel offers a variety of sleeping options for conference attendees. From our spacious Superior King or Double Queen Guest Rooms to our Executive King Suite which provides the perfect oasis for board members or VIP speakers, there is something for everyone. The Superior King Suite features a private interior bedroom with a king-size bed to allow for separate small meetings to be held in the living room space. Each of our guestrooms is equipped with an outstanding selection of modern amenities, and inside our spa-inspired guest bathrooms you will find a delightful collection of complimentary Gilchrist & Soames London Collection soaps, lotions and shampoos. Come and experience a uniquely modern twist on Southern hospitality. Each room provides an executive work station with laptop connectivity, spa-inspired bathroom, and a Keurig coffeemaker.
Recreation & Leisure
Situated directly on the Duke University campus just two miles from downtown Durham, JB Duke Hotel is the perfect starting point to experience the best of the area. Whether you want to explore the shops and cafés around, treat your group to a performance at the Durham Performing Arts Center or cheer on the Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium, our celebrated hotel is just moments from it all. Guests can take advantage of our fitness center, sauna, and pickleball courts, or walk across the street for a round of golf at the Duke University Golf Club or a scenic walk or run on the three-mile Al Buehler Trail through the Duke Forest.
Audio Visual staff are onsite and ready to help in anyway.
Meeting Support Services
A conference services manager is dedicated to each individual group. We take care of the details for you so you can give your full attention to your program and attendees. Our experienced conference planners are our greatest asset and will work with you to tailor our offerings to best support your meeting’s goals. From small, focused work sessions to corporate conferences for hundreds of attendees, our distinctive service and commitment to your success makes JB Duke the ideal choice for your next conference, meeting or event.