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DISS2024 will be held at the Hilton Durham near Duke University.

Hilton Durham Near Duke University

The Hilton Durham near Duke University
3800 Hillsborough Rd
Durham, North Carolina 27705

The Hilton Durham near Duke University boasts a welcoming layout with a spacious lobby and efficient reception services, comfortable guest rooms and suites, on-site dining options, well-equipped meeting and event spaces, fitness and recreation facilities, a business center, shuttle service to Duke University, ample parking, and a commitment to accessibility for all guests. Whether you’re here for business or leisure, the hotel’s layout is designed for comfort and convenience, ensuring a pleasant and memorable stay.

Hilton Durham Floor Plan
Hilton Durham at Duke University Floor Plan

Airport and Directions

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU):
Raleigh-Durham International Airport, often referred to as RDU, is the primary airport serving the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Located approximately 10 miles from downtown Raleigh, RDU offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a major transportation hub in the region.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
2400 John Brantley Blvd
Morrisville, NC 27560 United States

If you’re traveling to the Hilton Durham near Duke University follow these directions for a convenient and straightforward journey:

  1. Exit the airport and head east on Terminal Blvd.
  2. Merge onto I-40 W via the ramp to Durham.
  3. Continue on I-40 W for approximately 6 miles.
  4. Take Exit 270 for US-15 S/US-501 S toward Chapel Hill/Durham.
  5. Merge onto US-15 S/US-501 S/Durham Fwy.
  6. Continue on US-15 S/US-501 S for about 2 miles.
  7. Take the exit toward N Gregson St/Downtown.
  8. Merge onto N Roxboro St.
  9. Continue on N Roxboro St for approximately 0.6 miles.
  10. Turn right onto W Chapel Hill St.
  11. After about 0.4 miles, you’ll arrive at the Hilton Durham near Duke University.

Lodging Options

The Hilton Durham near Duke University (Host Hotel)

Room Reservation Information 
Symposium dates: April 3-5, 2024
Book by: March 13, 2024 to secure the conference rate 
Conference rate (per night): $129.00 per night
Government rate (per night):  Please call the hotel (919-383-8033) for current government rates.

Rooms & Rates:
1 King Bed – $129.00 per night
2 Queen Beds – $129.00 per night
Executive Suite available upon request at additional charge. 

Complimentary Wi-Fi
On-site restaurant and bar
Fitness center
Outdoor pool
* Please note the hotel has an Early Departure Fee equal to one night’s room rate, plus applicable fees, taxes and assessments if attendees check out before their departure date. 


Dinner Options

Discover Duke University

Duke University is a private research university in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day city of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. 

Located within the Duke University campus, the Sarah P. Duke Gardens is a breathtaking collection of botanical gardens featuring a wide variety of plants, walking paths, and serene landscapes. It’s an ideal place for a leisurely stroll or to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.

Spring flowers at Sarah P Duke gardens
Spring at Sarah P Duke gardens

The Duke Chapel, the icon of the university, stands 210 feet high at the center of West Campus, featuring stunning stained glass windows and a majestic interior. Attend a service or simply admire the architectural beauty of this historic chapel. Built in the early 1930s, the Chapel houses 77 stained glass windows, a 50-bell carillon, a 100-voice choir, and is home to more than two dozen religious groups, including an interdenominational Christian congregation. The Chapel is open to visitors year round and hosts numerous weekly worship services, as well as other special events, making it one of the most active university chapels in America. All are welcome!

Inside Duke Chapel
Inside Duke Chapel

Duke Forest, spanning over 7,000 acres in Durham, North Carolina, is a haven for nature enthusiasts. With its extensive trail system and diverse ecosystems, it’s an ideal destination for hiking and wildlife observation. Maintained by Duke University, this forest showcases a commitment to both environmental research and providing a peaceful escape into nature.

It is located in the edge of the Piedmont in Durham County, Orange County, and Alamance County in North Carolina. Four of its six divisions lie within the triangle formed by Durham, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough.

Bikers on gravel path in Duke Forest.
Bikers explore Duke Forest.

Discover Durham

Durham, a city beautifully nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the enchanting Carolina coast, is a hub of cultural richness and historical significance. With a vibrant blend of arts, music, and culinary delights, Durham offers a unique and engaging cultural experience. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy local music and dance performances, savor delicious cuisine, and take leisurely strolls to truly immerse yourself in Durham’s captivating culture and attractions.

Visit the Discover Durham website to learn more about the Durham area if you would like to extend your visit or explore the area’s food, art, culture, and history.