Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast

#1 in TripAdvisor - 4 Diamond Durham Bed & Breakfast


#1 in TripAdvisor - 4 Diamond Durham Bed & Breakfast

arrowhead exterior
rocking chairs on porch
Arrowhead gardens
Arrowhead dining room
Arrowhead cabin
Arrowhead guestroom
Arrowhead guestroom
Arrowhead breakfast
bedroom with fireplace
bath tub





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The Basics


Relax in the grace and allure of this historic estate. This Durham bed and breakfast (circa 1775) is the only Select Registry and Four Diamond property serving the Triangle cities of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, NC. The Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast, resting on six acres of gardens and lawns, has been carefully renovated to provide the comfort and amenities of a fine hotel.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Fireplaces
  • Cabins/Cottages
  • Weddings/Events
  • Gardens
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Tesla Charger

In the Know

  • Walk around American Tobacco Company, home of the Durham Bulls and headquarters for Burt's Bees

  • Go to a show or concert at the award-winning venue, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
  • Explore the campus, Chapel, and Gardens of Duke University
  • Visit the local breweries and wineries that are within 30 minutes of the inn

Stay for the Story

Come see why we are considered the most historic, tranquil, and romantic Inn in the Triangle of NC. Learn about the structures and hallowed grounds dating back to the early 1700s, and wander through the acres of manicured gardens.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Try Plum for an array of Southern small plates
Enjoy Southern classics at the Pickled Cucumber
Try Bellissimo Italian Pizzeria for freshly baked pizza

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Hike, picnic and enjoy the great outdoors at the many parks in the area
Shop downtown for Durham-made goods and one-of-a-kind finds
Patterson’s Mill is an authentic country store that features memorabilia and artifacts from as far back as the 1870s

Guest Reviews

This was our first experience staying at a bed & breakfast. I suppose there's no going back to hotels now that we've been introduced to this type of luxury! We were mesmerized by the beauty of this home. The Pyne room is relaxing and romantic. The Innkeepers of Arrowhead have created a beautiful atmosphere. Oh and the food... The breakfast was beyond incredible! Can't wait to return!

- Rachel Stuckey

Nestled in the heart of Durham, North Carolina, Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast is a quintessential Southern gem that effortlessly captures the essence of timeless romance and impeccable hospitality. As an Elopement Photographer, I love this venue because it accommodates my couples all-inclusive wedding needs that few other venues offer. From my the first wedding I shot the beautifully landscaped grounds, the historic charm of this hidden oasis enveloped...See More

- Mark Maya

We enjoyed a 5 night stay at the Arrowhead Inn. It was the perfect home away from home. The grounds were absolutely beautiful & tranquil. Breakfast each morning was superb. The Arrowhead Inn coffee roast blend was wonderful. We stayed in 3 different rooms & loved them all. Each room has its own unique charm. Our favorite room was the Duke Suite. Our only complaint was having to leave....See More

- Bonnie M

We first stayed at the Arrowhead Inn on our Wedding night and had not been back since. We were celebrating my wives high school reunion and decided to revisit the place. This time we went for the Lipscomb room, which is the original master bedroom for the house. We also had enough time to see the spectacular grounds. All in all it was a wonderful weekend, being pampered in...See More

- Stephen Benson

We had a delightful stay at the Arrowhead Inn. After a long drive, we felt welcomed and immediately relaxed in the Inn and in the Lipscomb room. Ron met us and shared some of the history, local spots for food, and all about the stay we anticipated. He was so helpful in addressing the questions we had. Spending a night in a piece of US history was rich, restful,...See More

- Kimberley Acres

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 9

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, USB Charging Stations, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Yes , Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Picnics Available, Room Service, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Business Center, Cabins/Cottages Available, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Suburban